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Introducing Langkawi

Home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Malaysia, Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands that are in love with mystical legends and local fairytales. Langkawi is also popular amongst travelling nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers due to rich landscape of untouched rainforests and exotic wildlife. The original name of this island is “The jewel of Kedah” and its uneven beauty is evident in waterfalls, hot springs and forest parks.  So, take your time and familiarize yourself with local landscape and enjoy your holiday with your loved ones with our Malaysia tour packages.

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

Although Langkawi falls into tropical zone but unlike many other parts of Malaysia it enjoys far more sunshine, dry spells, and stable weather. This is mostly on the grounds that it is very much secured by the Malaysia's territory on its east and the Indonesian island Sumatra on its west.

So, if you plan to visit Langkawi you can expect enough sunshine during the day time and also during rainy season. The temperature here remains warm and mostly the same throughout the year. The warmest period is between Februarys to March with February being the hottest month.  

The one thing that you will need to cope up with is humidity, its super humid all through the year and sometimes uncomfortable. The most humid months are between Aprils to October. Somehow ideal time to visit Langkawi is during summers though it will be humid but it is still manageable. Explore it with our International holiday packages.
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History & Culture

Langkawi's history is joined with numerous legends and historical events. The most famous legend is that of Mahsuri, a youthful lady wrongly sentenced to death for adultery by her rivals and who left a curse on the island. Mahsuri's crypt is a famous and solemn vacation spot on the island. The island was defeated by the Siamese in 1821 and the Thai impact is obvious today moreover. The area was a piece of the Pacific auditorium amid the Second World War and turned into a frequent for ocean faring privateers in the mid-twentieth century.

Langkawi was historically home to seafarers, such as the oranglaut or sea people originally from southern part of Malay Peninsula, as well as pirates and fisherman. It has been heaven for pirates which affect the northern part of Strait of Malacca. 

Exploration of traditions and culture of nearby individuals can transform into a fascinating procedure. Be a part of Langkawi’s culture with our Malaysia tour packages from Mumbai. They have their very own nature and brilliant festivals, which are directed indistinguishable path from they were hundreds of years prior. The hibiscus flower is considered as the local symbol.
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Geography

Langkawi, a group of 99 islands isolated from territory Malaysia by the Straits of Malacca, is a locale of the province of Kedah in Northern Malaysia and lies roughly 51 km west of Kedah. The aggregate land mass of the islands is 47,848 hectares, while the principle island of Langkawi itself has a sum of 32,000 hectares. 

The fundamental island ranges around 25 km from north to south and somewhat more for east and west. The beach front zones comprise of level, alluvial fields punctuated with limestone edges. 66% of the island is ruled by woods secured mountains, slopes and regular vegetation. 

The island's most established geographical development, Gunung Matchincang, was the initial segment of South-East Asia to ascend from the seabed in the Cambrian time frame the greater part a billion years back. The most established piece of the arrangement is visible at Teluk Datai toward the north-west of the island, where the uncovered outcrop comprises of essentially sandstone quartzite in the upper parts and shale and mudstone in the lower parts of the succession.
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Places to visit in Langkawi

Mangrove Tour

Mangrove Tour

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Crocodile Farm

Crocodile Farm

Langkawi
Underwater World

Underwater World

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Things to Do in Langkawi