Langkawi International Airport ( LGK ) is an international airport serving to Langkawi Island of Malaysia. Operated by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, Langkawi International Airport has one 3,810 metre asphalt runway and one passenger terminal. Langkawi International Airport is served by the flights of airlines like AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and SilkAir. Tiger Airways is planning to begin flight services between Langkawi International Airport and Singapore. Besides catering to international flights, Langkawi International Airport is also popular as a tourist attraction of the island. Langkawi International Airport is the venue of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA), which is an important international aerospace event of the aviation industry.
Situated at a distance of 30km from the mainland coast of north-west Malaysia, Langkawi is a cluster of 104 islands. This archipelago of lush islands is located in the Amndaman Sea. The islands are separated from the mainland Malaysia by the Straits of Malacca. The coastal areas particularly are flat, alluvial plains lined with limestone ridges. Nearly two-thirds of the island is covered by dark woods, chains of mountains, lush hills and a natural flourishing vegetation. Apart from air planes, boat ride serves as an exciting and most sought after medium of reaching to this destination. Langkawl Ferry operates fast A/C boats from Kuala Perlis, Kuala Kedah, Penang and Satun. And Telaga Harbour operates its ferries from Ko Lipe, Thailand.
Almost 18 miles long and 9 miles wide, the land offers though no such urban sophisticated fun, but pure nature bliss. This is the place where you find abundant underwater action, verdant plains and elevation. Its local culture and a diverse ethnicity are additions on its charm. Mostly tourists come here to cool off their stress, and this is what Air Hangat Village does. Containing a beautiful 3-tier fountain and a giant hand carved river stone mural, the village is well known for its spa. Get soaked here in pool or just take a casual stroll around the place. The restaurant here offers an amazing culinary experience, with a well fusion cuisine. Atma Alam Batik Village is more of the art lovers' destination as it comprises batik workshop, art gallery, showroom and handicraft shops.
If you are one who takes pleasure in solitude in the company of nature. Buffalo Park and CHOGM Park are two such venues where nature seems to embrace the visitor in its loving presence. Field of Burnt Rice, Galeria Perdana, Gunug Raya, Mahsuri's Tomb, Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman and Laman Padi are other tourists attractions. Traveling high above in the air, cocooned inside the cable car, the Oriental Village located in the upper northwest of Langkawi Island provides an enjoying cable car ride. It takes the visitors high above in the air to Mount Mat. Cincang. MakeMyTrip.com offers you a unique opportunity to book online the cheap tickets to Langkawi. It does not matter if you are a habitual traveler or first time traveler, MakeMyTrip makes your journey silver smooth. Get amazing discounts and cheap rates.