Oriental Village is a peaceful yet modern villagein Langkawi Islandwhich is located in the northwest of Malaysia. It takes about 15 minutes to reach the village by taxi from the airport. A lot of couples choose this beautiful destination to spend their honeymoon. There are galleries, animal exhibits, fashion shops, souvenir stores and variousnice international restaurants on the island, which is very convenient for a relaxing holiday. The two most famous attractions in Oriental Village is the Cable Car to Mount Mat Cincang and the Sky Bridge.
Today we will show you some attractions that you should visit when you’re at Oriental Village, Langkawi.
The Cable Car is the best tourist attraction in Malaysia. It takes 15 minutes for a cable car ride to take you up Mount Mat Cincang which is the second highest mountain in Langkawi with the height ofabout 709 meters. It’s a little bit scary yet interesting experience that you can geton one of the steepest gradients on Earth.
Moreover, Mount Mat Cincang is one of three geoparksinOriental Village. From the cable car, you will able to see the lush rainforests, the spectacular Seven Wells Falls and even the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls.
One note is that you should call the Cable Car’s office in advance to make sure it’ll work because it sometimes postpones due to the strong winds and other severe weather changes. In addition, you should be ready to wait for awhile because there are always long queues at the tickets counter.
The Sky Bridge is at the end of the Cable Car ride. It is nearly 6feet wide and 410 feet long. Walking along this bridge is safe because it has an enclosed wire mesh and double steel railings. It offers you breathtaking unobstructed views of Langkawi. You can even see outlying islets of Langkawi and even Tarutao Island which is a southern island in Thailand when the weather condition is good.
Another activity that you must take part in at Oriental Village, Langkawi is riding elephants. There is an elephant named Lasah who appeared in the Hollywood movie “Anna & The King” and some other movies. She will give you interesting river and jungle adventures. You can also feed the elephant.
You are free to enter a gallery that displays wildlife art collection by local artists. But you need to dress appropriately before walking in there.
3D Art Museum
This is the largest 3D art museum in Malaysia, which is named the ”Art in Paradise”.Coming here, you not only have the chance to see more than 100 mind-blowing 3D artworks but also takeplenty ofextraordinary photos.
Visting here, you can drive an amphibious vehicle which looks like a combination of a bus and a boat. It takes you around on the road then splash into Telaga Harbor. The journey will let you see the marina and other landmarks above the water.
Kids will be excited when they seevarious small and cute animals on the farm, such as rabbit and deer. In addition, the Animal Farm has the backdrop of the mountains and lushes that make you feel relaxing.
It is exciting to see the gorgeous Zanah who is a Malaysian tigress. She is the first tiger to be brought into Langkawi. From a close distance, you can watch her funny activities in her playground and pool.
Oriental Village is considered as an open-air mall which sells handicrafts and knick knacks. Because it is an island, almost every store has bathing suits for sale. The prices are reasonable, but it is normal to bargain to get the better price. We have one tip for you: outdoor kiosks are easier to negotiate than other permanent stores.
We hope that you will have an amazingtrip toOriental Village, Langkawi. Thank you for reading and have a nice day!