Malaysia is one of ASEAN countries that have lots of big and small islands. There is an archipelago of 99 islands which is too far from the coast of Kedah state named Langkawi. This island is well-known by Mahsuri’s legend which tells about a woman who proved her purity by putting to death then she placed a curse on this island that would no longer wealthy last for seven generations. This island has a trace of her story and lots of tourist attraction waiting for you to come.
A journey start from Satun province to Tamalang port which has 3 time table (9.30am, 1pm and 4pm) for boat to Langkawi island and a ticket costs 300 bahts per person. Before going there, you should exchange money into ringgit (1 ringgit : 7.97 bahts). If you don’t have any passport, you can present yourself that you lived in Narathiwat, Yala, Pattani, Satun province and 5 districts in Songkhla province.
An outstanding symbol of this island is a big brown eagle which is the origin of a name Langkawi. If you travel alone without any tour guide, you can rent a car but a fee can be expensive in high season. A road is just like in Samui because it is surrounding on island.
You should never miss Mahsuri’s tomb when you go there. It costs 15 ringgits for entering. You can feel local life and old things there. More than that it also has Skycap to take a look of views from the top. There are many activities to do there including games and 3D movies. It is worth-seeing on the top because you will face with elegant sunset and calm atmosphere.
On the other hand, there is also an underwater world. If you can speak Melayu, an officer will discount a fee from 323 bahts to 238 bahts. You can go to a nearly zoo that costs 280 bahts for entering.
What do you think about Langawi island? It has not just a storytelling but also has an interesting place to visit. All of these depend on your money. If you have the day off, go Langawi island just once. We guarantee the happiness!