Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, is an archipelago of 99 islands in Malaysia. Comprising of various island geographies in this middle of the ocean, the city boasts beautiful scenery and a variety of outdoor activities for every adventurer, young or old. An idyllic tropical paradise, Langkawi is perfect for anyone who likes to keep busy or those in search of an escape from the rush of daily life. Some tourist favorites include the Langkawi SkyCab and SkyBridge, jet ski tours and natural saltwater Jacuzzis. Whatever your tastes, you will not be able to resist the natural beauty of Langkawi.
Flying to Langkawi
1. Which airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi?
You have two options for leaving Kuala Lumpur for Langkawi. The first is Kuala Lumpur International Airport, located about 45 km from the city center. This will probably be your preferred departure point as it offers more direct flights. Your other option is Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, which has fewer convenient flight routes but is located only 29 km from the city center.
When arriving at your destination, you will land in Langkawi International Airport, which is about 10 km from the city.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi?
There are several options for carriers to Langkawi, including AirAsia, Malaysia, and Firefly. Some offer daily departures, but you will want to research when flights are available before planning your trip dates.
3. How long is the flight?
A non-stop flight will last about one hour and ten minutes, and there is no time difference to take into account when planning your travel.
4. Climate changes between Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi
Both cities have comparable climates with average temperatures ranging from lows of 73ºF to highs of 91ºF year-round. Be sure to bring breathable, light clothing and swim gear for doing water-based activities in Langkawi.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
Both cities are popular tourist destinations and do not differ greatly in their cultures. The currency in both cities is the Malaysian ringgit and is useful to keep some cash in hand when traveling. Larger businesses are generally happy to accept debit cards, and major credit cards such as Visa and MasterCard are readily accepted in most establishments.
Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s national capital and home to over 7.2 million residents. Langkawi, or “the Jewel of Kedah,” is an archipelago of 99 islands in Malaysia and offers a much slower pace of life, with around 85,000 residents calling the area home.
Comprised of 99 islands (plus 5 more when the tide is low) and surrounded by the ocean, the city boasts beautiful scenery and a variety of outdoor activities. Recommended stops are the Langkawi SkyCab and SkyBridge for a high-rise view of the area or a jet ski tour to get up-close with the beautiful water.
Langkawi supplies about half of Malaysia’s rice and accordingly is known as the “rice bowl of Malaysia.” When it comes time to eat during your travels, rice will be a staple. The ocean also influences the Langkawi diet, with barbecued seafood being extremely popular.
The city’s size means that there is no pressing need for major public transit systems, so locals take private cars or motorbikes to navigate the area. As a visitor, you may wish to walk more to take in more sights, so a natural saltwater Jacuzzi to wind down from a busy day spent on the go might be another item to add to your itinerary.
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