Taman Lagenda Langkawi
A scenically landscaped, well maintained folklore theme park, Taman Lagenda Langkawi, also known as Lagenda Park was opened in the year 1996. It is located right next to the Kuah Jetty and stands opposite to the Kuah waterfront. The park is also referred to as the open air garden museum and has several colourful statues inside its premises.There are sign boards that detail the myths associated with many of these sculptures; all of them in Malay as well as the English language. Gondwana Stone Wall which is a hilly formation located in the south west side of Langkawi, perched over Burau Bay marks the entrance of the park. Spread across 50 hectares of land, the park houses 17 colourful statues and sculptures in total.These sculptures are of various legends in Langkawi; comprising of mythical birds, evil ogres, princes and princesses, and other heroic models. The park also houses lush greenery - fruit trees, plants of numerous types and bright flowers. These attract nature lovers and make the park worth some exploration.Also a good picnic spot, the park can be walked through or one can hire a buggy to cart across the park. Moreover, the park exhibits Malaysian handicrafts made of local objects and artisans that can be taken as souvenirs for friends and family back home.
Hanging at a height of 2,170 feet between the two mountains, Langkawi Sky Bridge is counted among the longest cable-stayed bridges in the world. It stretches itself for 410 feet and has transparent sections on its pedestrian. These transparent sections not only let people enjoy the spectacular beauty of the surroundings but also the dense tropical forest underneath.Situated on the peak of the second tallest mountain Mt. Mat Cincang on Pulau Langkawi, one can reach here with the help of the cable car ride. Starting at the ‘end’ of the cable car ride, you can hop on to the bridge after a 15 minutes walk from the dropping point. You must reach the place as early as possible as the bridge could accommodate only 200 people at one time.Do not forget to bring your camera to capture all the picturesque scenes around you through the transparent windows of the cable car and from the parapet of the bridge. If it is the right season, then you may even catch the glimpse of the unique flora and fauna possessed by the island. However, do not miss the nearby restaurants around the sky bridge along with all the places and things you could grab on!
Skytrail Jungle Trek
Skytrial Jungle Trek is a jungle as well as mountain trekking route where you have a rendezvous with nature. During this trip, trekkers will get to explore Langkawi's mystic rainforest. You will trek from the forest up to the mountain called Gunung Machinchang that is the oldest mountain range in Malaysia. This tour attracts many trekking lovers every year due to the adventure it offers. After completing the trekking course trekkers are presented with the remarkable picture of Langkawi. An experienced nature expert guide will be with you throughout the trip to unravel all the secrets behind this incredible forest.The basic trip for this geo forest park begins at Oriental Village with the Cable Car ride that will drop you at the middle station. During this ride you will enjoy the mesmerizing aura of the surrounding dense jungle. Further, you will trail the sky bridge, proceeding up to the top station, i.e. mountain peak. But if you want to make it more thrilling you can ditch the cable ride and start the hiking trail right from the village itself to all the way on the summit. However, this option is apt for expert and physically fit trekkers. Verdant forest, Andaman sea landscape, and roaring cliffs surrounding all around the trekking course will act as the rewards for your rough trekking journey. The trekking at Machinchang Cambrian Geoforest Park is no doubt a dream come true for nature and trekking lovers alike.
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