For those looking to hit the less traversed paths and leave the popular circuits of Langkawi, the island has a lot to offer. In its lazy countryside and old towns, there are venues for activities that reflect the less touristy and more offbeat Langkawi.
A trip to discover Langkawi’s natural riches would include visiting its enchanting mangroves. The Kilim National Park is a region of pristine beauty and you will get to experience a tour of this natural wonderland from a cruising boat on a meandering riverway.
Timings: Day Activities/ Different service providers, packages.
A vertigo-inducing height and fantastical views of the islands and ocean make the Langkawi SkyBridge a site worth visiting. Accessible by cable-car that connects two hilltops, this engineering marvel is a curved walkway that will present you scenic panoramas from different perspectives.
Timings (Cable Cars): Monday to Thursday 10AM to 7PM, Friday to Sunday 9.30AM to 7PM
3D Museum (Oriental Village)
One of the offbeat activities in Langkawi would include a visit to the 3D museum in the Oriental Village where you can see beautiful and detailed paintings come to life as they are presented in 3D.
Timings: 9AM to 6PM Daily
Mardi Fruit Farm
One of the offbeat things to do in Langkawi is a visit to the Mardi Fruit Farm, which provides an educational and entertaining tour of the fruit plantations as you learn more about the industry.
Timings: 8.30AM to 5PM Daily (Friday Closed)
Koh Tarutao (Thailand)
One of the offbeat tours in Langkawi will take you across the border to the Thai island of Koh Tarutao, one of the most pristine islands in the Andaman Sea and part of a large marine national park. Speedboat services are available at Langkawi.
Pulau Dayang Bunting
Pulau Dayang Bunting is the second largest island in the archipelago and is home to the Dayang Bunting Lake which is a beautiful water body with an interesting legend behind its name. The lake is about 20 minutes from Kuah town.
Langkawi is a land of legends and has a storied legacy. Despite being a tourist haven, its soul lies in its forests and meadows. Discover the other side of Langkawi that is equally fascinating as its famous attractions.