Langkawi Island Hopping
|| Langkawi Kedah, Malaysia
The location of Langkawi Island Hopping is definitely located in Langkawi itself,
in Kedah, Malaysia. The islands include in the island hopping tour are
Pulau Dayang Buting (Island of the Pregnant Maiden), Pulau Beras Basah (Island of the Wet Rice)
and Pulau Singa Besar (Singa Island).
Your tour to Langkawi Island is incomplete if you haven't tried the island
hopping. In the short tour, you have the chance to visit as much as three
pristine islets of Langkawi in just 3.5 hours. Taking 3.5 hours out of your
vacation time to experience the breathtaking and amazing view of the islets
is a worth! A boat ride to these three different islands is offered in the
island hopping. There are quite a number of agents and tour agencies offer
various package of island hopping. However, be wise to compare prices
before you agree to one as the prices offered have distinct differences.
The order in visiting the islands may be different according to the boat
driver. You will be left around one hour in each island and have your own
activities. Besides mesmerizing by the gorgeous environment and crystal
clear water, there are lots more of activities can be done on the islands.
You can perform sun bathing; have a swim, and even some water sport activities
including banana boat ride and snorkeling. One of the main attractions of the
island hopping is the lake within the islands named the Lake of the
Pregnant Maiden. There, you can have a quick swim and even dip your feet
into a mini pond to feed the catfishes where they will eat off the dead
skin under your feet.
Accommodation in Langkawi Island will not be an issue as there are options
lying to be selected. There are many popular hotels and resorts located in the
island where will be the main choice of most of the tourists. One of the famous
five stars resorts is the Sheraton Langkawi Resort. Popular four stars hotels
are offered too including Holiday Villa Beach Resort and Langkawi Lagoon Resort.
Of course, there are lesser stars hotels and resorts up for your pick, all
depending on your own preference. Apart from the beautiful environment and
sea in Langkawi, it is also known as the shopping heaven for duty free goods.
Everything is possible to obtain there such as wine, liquor, perfume, branded
sport shoes and chocolates all with discounted prices. Places to go for shopping
are the Jetty Point Duty Free Complex and Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall.
Transport will be arranged by the resort or hotel you checked in to go for island hopping.
To get to Langkawi, you can either go by air or by ferry. Daily flights are available by
Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and Air Asia from the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. The
ferry operates only four routes from Kuala Kedah, Kuala Perlis, Penang and also Satun,
in Thailand. However, it is usually packed with crowds during the ride.