Kedah tourism boasts one of the longest tree top walks available in SE Asia at the Sedim River Recreation Park near Kulim. This 925m walks reveals a breathtaking aerial view of the gushing river below where the more active of limb can partake in White Water Rafting or Kayaking.
There are also Eco parks, Mangroves, picturesque fishing villages, large towns and the historical importance that Kedah has played through millennia that can be observed at the State Museum in Alor Star.
There are various photogenic waterfalls scattered around mainland Kedah just waiting for the intrepid tourist to discover such as Batu Hampar, Perangin Sik, Puteri Mandi, Air Terjun Puncak Janing and finally Seri Perigi which is the highest waterfall in the state at over 100m.
A fantastic experience for the petrol heads can be enjoyed at the Lasor Eco Park 4wd experience located within the Ulu Muda Eco Park.
Then there is the flora and fauna of the rain forests where many species of colourful birds can be observed along with the unforgettable sounds and smells of the Kedah jungle.
Whenever anyone mentions travelling to the Kedah tourism hotspots the thoughts conjured in their minds tends to imagine the famous white sandy beaches of Langkawi.
But surely Kedah tourism has a lot more to offer than the paradisal Langkawi beaches? Indeed yes, in fact Langkawi alone has a lot more to offer than its picturesque and tranquil beaches.
The ever popular Carnivall Water Theme Park in Sungai Petani, Kedah
An often overlooked as a Kedah tourism destination is the mineral rich Hot Springs at Ulu Legong, overnight accommodation is available and the evening/night time is the most popular time for bathing.
Then there is the paradise island of Langkawi that boasts so much more than the glistening stretches of beach that it is so famous for.
After exiting the jetty in Kuah it is difficult to not be drawn to the magnificent Eagle Square and Lagenda Park where Langkawi's symbol is displayed in the form of a giant statue of a Brown Eagle.
After this a lot of time is required to witness all the Langkawi tourism delights of this extraordinary island. A good place to start is the Langkawi Cable Car Ride leading to the Oriental Village that yields some spectacular views of Langkawi.
There are various waterfalls on Langkawi waiting to be explored along with some Bat inhabited Caves and then there are the Geoparks, Wildlife Parks, Canopy Walks and the Rainforests which are reputed to be the oldest unchanged Rainforests in the world.
A 'don't miss' while in Langkawi is not actually on the main island but is a fantastic day trip to Pulau Payar Marine Park where you can observe the feeding of Reef Sharks, go snorkelling in the crystal clear water or Scuba Dive with a qualified instructor.
Ohhhh, did I mention the Langkawi beaches? Maybe it is time to relax under the shade of a Casuarina palm on Pantai Cenang (Cenang Beach) gently sipping a refreshing Cocunut Shake.
Kedah And Langkawi Tourism
Then you can witness Eagles feeding on the superb Mangrove tour along with the renowned flora and fauna of the Eco Parks.
The dry season from December through to February is the best time to visit Langkawi. Apart from the main island, only 4 of the other 99 islands are inhabited with Pulau Tuba, Pulau Rebak and Pulau Dayang Bunting making up the 100,000 people who live in the island collective of Langkawi.
Langkawi Fast Facts
This is an awesome challenge for off road driving enthusiasts as the jungle terrain provides many challenging and exciting obstacles that severely test your endurance, bravery and energy so be prepared to buckle up and feel the adranaline rush going into overdrive.