A Bird’s Eye View of Langkawi

Located northwest of the mainland of Malaysia is the beautiful Island of Langkawi. Known as the Jewel of Kedah, Langkawi is a popular tourist destination and is a tax and duty-free island. It is known for its relaxed atmosphere, pristine beaches, bustling shopping districts, exciting nightlife and recreational and leisure activities. The natural beauty and secluded nature of the island also complement the overall Langkawi experience.

There is no doubt that Langkawi is one of the most beautiful islands of Malaysia with its marvelous and lush forests and stunning coastal features, and therefore is a great place to witness of great scenic beauty. One of the best ways of getting a bird’s eye view of the island and all its amazing attractions is on the Langkawi Cable Car. The Cable Car of Langkawi is one of the islands most popular and exciting attractions and is well worth a shot by all the visitors of the island.

Located on the upper northwest of the island in the Oriental Village, the Cable Car’s entrance is placed on Mount Mat Cincang, the second highest peak of Langkawi. Tourists can go here and thereafter embark on a cable car after paying a reasonable price. Once on the cable car, you will be treated to an opportunity to witness Langkawi like never before while being fanned by the cool tropical breeze. The ride gives you an aerial view of the many rainforests, quaint road networks, and the surrounding oceans and islands. The first stop on the cable track allows you to both disembark and embark on another cable car ride which travels at an even higher elevation than the first cable car, or to take a walk on the sky-bridge and observatory bridge and admire the marvelous scenery. There are times when the cable car occasionally gets a spurt of speed which definitely adds a bit of excitement to the cable car ride. All in all the Langkawi Cable Car is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, which is sure to leave you with lasting memories.

For a comforting and refreshing stay at a luxury Langkawi beach resort, make a reservation at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa. Located facing a beautiful white sandy beach, this resort offers accommodation in a range of tranquil, stylish and exquisite rooms, suites and villas. This 5 star hotel in Langkawi also offers a host of luxury facilities such as signature spa treatments, recreational and sports facilities, fine dining restaurants and many other amenities which are sure to cater to all your needs.

Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday. Google+