Cycling the Langkawi Nature Trails

Cycling the Langkawi
Nature Trails

Rivers and streams, farmers tending to their fields and nature: these are the ingredients for a
half-day bicycling trip through an untouched part of Langkawi. It is not speed and
distance that counts: it is the pure enjoyment from the beginning to the end.

WHY THIS TOUR?

Holding the banner high from the moment the first visitors entered Malaysia on a quest to find the finest sands, the greenest jungle, and an ocean filled with idyllic islets, Langkawi ever since has spearheaded the nation’s thrive to diversity and natural authenticity. From the moment you arrive, guests have called the islands a charming haven for rest seekers with a perfect balance between beach, nature and keeping its cultural values.

The island of the eagles is best explored when guided by locals who often seek out new paths, unexplored trails that cannot be reached by air-conditioned means of transport. On this tour, we pedal through Langkawi’s finest example of the jungle, teeming with wildlife and an abundance of moments of seeing only green in front of your eyes.

TRAIL ITINERARY

Cycling the Langkawi Nature Trails

08:30 - 12:30
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15:30 - 19:30

This 4-hour excursion through some of the greenest parts can start both in the morning or the afternoon. The duration of the actual tour depends on the suggested route and weather conditions aligned with the customer’s fitness. You are welcomed by your experienced trail leader for the coming half-day at the meeting point after being picked up by a driver from your hotel along selected beaches.

Setting your saddle and steer at appropriate heights by the team, the tour commences with a short introduction of what can be expected, together with a safety briefing. We’re using well maintained, 21-gear mountain bikes for this leisurely biking trip through some of the island’s lushest parts. By avoiding the main routes, guests will be elated seeing an authentic side of Langkawi where western influences may have not yet reached the confines of small local villages.

Ample stops will be made to catch a glimpse of how the sands of time almost have stood still here. The trip is suitable for adults of all levels of fitness as the primary goal of this tour is to get to know the green heart of Langkawi in a relaxing, most enjoyable way. Having planned a carefully plotted route, the end of your 4 hours pedalling experience ends right where it started. It is here where you return your bicycle; thank the team on the ground before being transferred back to your accommodation along with one of Langkawi’s popular beaches.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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INCLUSIONS

  • A half-day tour with a professional English-speaking cycling guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle with professional driver from and to your hotel
  • Use of a well-maintained bicycle during the tour, complete with helmet
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • One bottle of drinking water during the day
  • Local insurance coverage

EXCLUSIONS

  • Tours, inclusions of any kind and other services that are not outlined in the tour description
  • Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees and optional tours, unless otherwise stated
  • Hotel accommodation in the destination of commencement.
  • Compulsory Christmas, country-specific festival and/or New Year dinner at included hotels
  • Single supplement charges for single travelers, where applicable
  • Any airline tickets, visa fees, additional transportation cost from and to the general meeting point
  • Supplements for transfers for customers arriving or departing from any airport or resorts located outside the general pick-up and drop-off locations
  • Hotel expenses of a personal nature, should an overnight be included: this includes mini-bar consumption, laundry, room service, any telephone or other communication cost not mentioned in the program
  • Travel insurance coverage for customers (highly recommendable)

GOOD TO KNOW

  • This tour is operated on joint / Seat-In-Coach basis only with English-speaking guide.
  • Return transfers for this excursion apply only / are inclusive for customers staying along the most popular Langkawi regions i.e. Kuah Town, Cenang, Tengah and Kok. Transfers outside these areas, including any accommodation outside this area such as The Datai, The Andaman, Tanjung Rhu, Four Seasons & St. Regis and from/to Langkawi International airport are excluded. Supplements apply for customers who want to join this excursion outside one of these regions.
  • Tours and transfers are commonly operated by an English-speaking guide cum driver for smaller individual travellers.
  • A minimum number of guests are required on tours to have a separate guide and driver confirmed for privately-booked tour options. Due to the nature of this tour, we regret to inform you that this excursion is not suitable for wheelchair users.
  • Customers booking this this leisurely bicycle tour may expect some light hills, unequal terrain and/or some bike carrying along the way.
  • A minimal degree of fitness may be needed to enjoy this excursion to the fullest.
  • We always will make efforts to confirm the exact pick-up time upon reservation. For any operational issues in which are not able to confirm the exact pick-up time in advance, we reserve the right to inform you the day before the departure of the tour.
  • Please note pickup and drop-off services may not be confirmed for customers staying at private residences, apartment complexes, or other non-registered tourism accommodations. Customers may be asked to meet at a nearby hotel for pick-up and drop off.
  • The mentioned excursion durations are approximations; we are unable to exactly predict the total duration from pick-up to drop-off based on unforeseen circumstances such as traffic and weather conditions and the routing the driver has to take to get all customers on the vehicle.
  • Natural elements of any kind have a destructive effect on electronic equipment. It the customer’s own responsibility to ensure that any camera, mobile telephone or other device is properly wrapped and protected against these elements. We cannot be held responsible in any way for negligence and/or not following suggestions for any damage related to this.
  • Please ensure that you bring sunglasses, a hat /cap and sunblock with a high SPF factor when traveling with us on this tour – even when it is cloudy, the sunrays still have an immense power.
  • We reserve the right to make necessary changes to the excursion in case of unfavourable weather conditions or situations where we are forced to make alterations to guarantee the safety of our guests.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to provide us with the correct hotel information, should pick-up and drop-off services be included in the package. Any changes in accommodation outside 24 hours will be handled accordingly: changes within 24 hours may be on request.
  • We recommend wearing light, comfortable cotton clothing and comfortable shoes. This excursion is not suitable for families with children who have not reached the age of 11 years old at the time of commencement of this excursion

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