Naturalist’s log book; the many flora and fauna we encounter during our excursions and more.
LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL BUBBLE
Visit Malaysia now with the 𝐋𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐤𝐚𝐰𝐢 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐥 𝐁𝐮𝐛𝐛𝐥𝐞 for foreign tourists. To visit, visitors must book with a Malaysia tour operator, undergo PCR/RTK testing during the first seven days, and transit through particular ports of entry. Visitors can travel across Peninsular Malaysia when their seven days in Langkawi are up.
JungleWalla Pledge for TGC Langkawi
donate to TGC Langkawi, donators will also receive Good Tickets and gets discounts on 12 products in Langkawi and save up to RM1000 . This good ticket is valid until 31st December 2021.
Resume operation Date: 16 June 2020
As we enter into this post post covid and recovery period, JungleWalla open for Operation and Tours on 16th June 2020. Please rest assure your and our staffs health and safety are our top most priority.
Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) Closure
In line with Prime Minister's announcement on Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) restrictions from 18 March 2020 untill further notice from Malaysia Goverment. We thank you for your continuous support.
Langkawi situated just off the Northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia comprises a group of 104 tropical islands during low tides and 99 Island during high tide. The main island Langkawi is 47,848 hectare in size while Pulau Dayang Bunting and Pulau Tuba are smaller while the others appear to be mere dots in the emerald green ocean when viewed from the air.
Climate and Seasons
Langkawi has a tropical monsoon climate with a high annual temperature and enjoy 2 distinct seasons. Langkawi is beautiful in all seasons, but the best time to visit Langkawi is during the months of November to June. It's the time when skies are reliably blue and the seas good enough for snorkeling.
Langkawi History and Lifestyle
For those interested in history, Langkawi Island in Malaysia is famed for its intriguing heritage of fabulous myths and legends about ogres, gigantic birds, heroic warriors, princesses, epic battles and romance.
The legendary Langkawi Islands is a group of 99 oceanic islands located 22 to 54 kilometers off Perlis Coast. The Islands are very popular tourist destinations and had hosted many international events recently. Administratively, Langkawi is under the state of Kedah. The Islands have been noted for their excellent fishing, clear blue waters, beaches and stunning landscapes.
Long-tailed macaques are ecologically diverse and in Malaysia we can see a group of them in coastal lowland forests and the swamp forests.
The cuties of Langkawi
The Dusky leaf monkey or a spectacled langur (Trachypithecus obscurus) is one of Langkawi resident primates. This monkey has a dark grey fur, large circles ring on each eyes that giving the appearance like eyeglasses with a fur crowning its head, white surrounding its mouth and creamy white colouring on its stomach.
Besides looked on mangroves plant, here also we can see few species of fauna that live in this mangrove regions. One of them is fiddler crab, which are small crustaceans with a distinctive claw.
A strange bug that is sitting motionless in the picture above actually is uses to be a part of cicada body. It is a exoskseleton of cicadas that called ‘exuviae’. Exoskeleton is one of the things that will remain behinds after all the insect undergo moulting process.