Faces of
Malaysia
Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

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Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi International Airport

address: 07100 Padang Mat Sirat, Pulau Langkawi, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.
Langkawi_International_Airport.jpg, Langkawi's airport is located in the west of the Island and has flight connections to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Singapore.
Langkawi Airport with Mount Mat ChinCang
Langkawi's airport is located in the west of the Island and has flight connections to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Singapore.
Airlines Destinations
AirAsia Kuala Lumpur (KLIA2), Singapore
Firefly Kuala Lumpur (Subang), Penang
Malaysia Airlines          Kuala Lumpur (KLIA1)
Malindo Airlines Kuala Lumpur (KLIA2, Subang), Penang
SilkAir Singapore
Tigerair Singapre


Taxi Fares
This are the one-way prices from the taxi counters (prices last checked 02/2015):
all prices in Ringgit Malaysia (RM)

Destination 1-4
pax
5-6
pax
7-8
pax
9-11
pax
(Pantai Cenang) Cenang Beach    18       27       36       45   
(Pantai Tengah) Tengah Beach 20 30 40 50
Makam Mahsuri 22 33 44 61
Fox Hill / Sunset Valley 24 36 48 66
The Box / The Dawn 20 30 40 55
Ocean Garden 30 45 60 83
Taman Indah / Taman Langkawi / Taman Medan Jaya 28 42 56 77
Batu Asah / Taman Kenari / Kondo Sri Idaman 28 42 56 77
Langkawi Parade / Langkasuka Hotel 28 42 56 77
Centuriy Suria / Twin Peak / Sek Men Teknik 28 42 56 77
PEKAN KUAH / Bayviw Hotel / Bella Vista Resort 38 42 56 77
Taman Intan / Taman Berlian / Taman Desa Permata / Idaman Suri 30 45 60 83
De Baron Resort / Baron Hotel / My Hotel 30 45 60 83
Seaview Hotel / Eagle Bay Hotel / Chogm Villa / MRSM  30 45 60 83
JETTY POINT KUAH / Dataran Lang / Langkawi Fair / Apartment Lagenda  30 45 60 83
Kg. Kuah / Pdg. Lunas / Bukit Penarak / Taman Delima 32 48 64 88
The Westin Resort / Yarct Club / Beringin Resort / Komplek Budaya Kraf 34 51 68 94
Tanjung Rhu Resort / Four Season Resort 36 54 72 99
Taman Buaya / Temurun Waterfall 40 60 80 110
Gunung Raya Golf / Kisap Wildlife Park / Kilim Mangrove / Galerie Perdana 40 60 80 110
Gunung Raya (Raya Mountain) 60 90 120 165
The Andaman / The Datai / Datai Golf Club 60 90 120 165


LIMA
The Langkawi International Airport ist also the host of the annual LIMA exhibition (Langkawi International Maritime and Aeorospace Exhibition) which takes place every year in March. The last LIMA took place in 2015 (March 17 - 21).

Links:

Real Time Flight Schedule (Malaysia)


terminal, Langkawi International Airport
the terminal building


arrival hall, Langkawi International Airport
arrival hall


counters, Langkawi International Airport
counters for car rental and travel tours

 



Hotels in in Langkawi
HOSTELS
in Langkawi
AB Motel
Accommodation on Cenang Beach with Travel Agency and Bike Rental, RM50 - RM150
Kedawang Beach Inn
Friendly accommodation with guest kitchen on northern end of Tengah Beach (right south of Cenang Beach), RM70- RM110
Attractions
Attractions

Kek Look Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh

Picturesque Chinese cave temple at the Gunung Rapat limestone hills at the southern edge of Ipoh city

Ipoh Railway Station, Ipoh

Ipoh's railway station was completed in 1917 under the British colonial administration. Along with the Old Railway Station in Kuala Lumpur (same architect) it is one of the most beautiful examples of colonial architecture.