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Kuala Lumpur International Airport Sepang Selangor Malaysia
About: Langkawi is a cluster/archipelago of 104 islands on the Malaysian west coast. Langkawi is officially known as Langkawi, the jewel of Kedah. The islands are the part of the state of Kedah, Malaysia. According to the folklore, Langkawi’s name came from two Malay words – ‘helang’ (eagle) and ‘kawi' (reddish brown): hence lang-kawi. The emblem of Langkawi is the white-breasted eagle.Visa Requirements: Indians with the Malaysian Visa (Tourist/Business) can visit these Islands.Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 1 MYR (RM) =15 INRBest time to visit: The peak season is from January to March.It is the summer in Langkawi the hotel and tours are expensive compared to the mid-season ie April to August. September and October are not advisable as it is rainy there. Also, consider the Ramadan dates while planning a trip here. A majority of the locals observe fast during the Ramadan month and thus there are very few activities that you can enjoy during that time. We visited the place during the first week of JuneRecommended time to be spent: 3-4 DaysHow to reach: The best and the fastest way to reach is the domestic flight from KaulaLumpur International airport to Langkawi. Air Asia and Malaysia airline offer low fare flights. It takes an hour to reach the Islands. Alternatively one can take flights from Penang too. There are ferries available from Kaula Kedah, Penang and Kaula Perlis if one is on low budget travel. The travel time from Kaula Perlis to Langkawi is 1 hour and 15 minutes and costs around 18 RM per person (economy tickets).
Batu Caves! A popular tourist attraction in Selangor, about 15 kms noth of Kuala Lumpur, it is an iconic Hindu temple and shrine. The Caves comprise of a series of limestone caves and cave temples, that are said to be over 400 million years old. Besides the caves, a large statue of Hindu God, Lord Murugan, forms a part of this magnificent cave complex. The Sunway Lagoon in Selangor! This multi-award winning amusement park has five different theme parks at one destination! Wildlife Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park, Water Park and Amusement Park - oh I can spend a day park-hopping here! Or may be just laze around the world' largest man-made surf beach! Or may be I'll just frolic in the world largest wave pool here!