Hello Wanderlusters! Cool us down, we’re feeling quite exotic! Summer’s getting hotter and so are our pieces on the best destinations and locations for you to visit. And that is precisely why we’re back with another captivating location for you to add to your itinerary. It’s time to whisk you away to the Oriental Village in Langkawi.
Buckle up with your sunscreens and hats and get ready for an adventure like no other. For here, every corner promises surprises, smiles and a jolly good time.
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What is The Oriental Village?
The Oriental Village is a hidden gem that holds in itself the true essence of Malaysian culture and fun. If you’re looking for a vibrant and enchanting destination that immerses you in the mystical allure of the Orient, you have found it. From bustling markets to cultural shows, this culturally rich location offers a delightful blend of shopping, dining, and entertainment, the village has it all.
Where Is The Oriental Village?
Nestled amidst the verdant rainforests and beautiful azure waters of Langkawi, it is surrounded by lush greenery and stunning landscapes. This quaint village is the perfect blend of traditional architecture, bustling markets, and a wide array of shops, restaurants, and attractions. It’s a truly unique cultural experience and gives you the taste of the “exotic”.
Things To Do In The Oriental Village
If you already can’t stop wondering about the beauty of the Oriental Village, there’s more to come. It’s time to dive into the fun activities that await you in this extraordinary village.
Everything Sky: Get On Cloud 9
It’s time to defy gravity and indulge in some sky-high adventure. From the SkyBridge where you can take a breathtaking stroll on a bridge suspended high above the treetops, the SkyCab that takes you to the Mount Mat Cincang, the SkyRex to take a 4D journey through the ancient world of dinosaurs to the amazing SkyDome, a 360-degree panoramic theater. Quick tip: don’t forget to take some mind-blowing selfies.
3D Art Museum: Your Masterpiece Awaits
Calling all aspiring artists and Instagram enthusiasts! Unleash your creativity at the 3D Art Museum, where you can immerse yourself in mind-bending optical illusions and guess what, become a part of the artwork.Yes you read that right. Just strike a pose, interact with incredible 3D installations, and capture memories that will leave you and your IG followers/family/friends in awe.
Unveiled Malaysian Culture and Tradition
Explore the Cultural Village within the Oriental Village and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Malaysia. Witness traditional performances, learn the art of batik painting, try your hand at traditional games, and of course, savor delicious local delicacies. This is your chance to truly connect with the heart and soul of Malaysia.
Animal Adventures Await
For all the animal lovers out there, the Oriental Village has got you covered. For a little bit of adrenaline rush, fly through the treetops on the exhilarating Flying Fox zipline, or hop on an Elephant Ride and feel like royalty. You can also marvel at the colorful winged wonders in the Bird Paradise and get up close with these feathered fun flops.
Shop Til You Drop: For Souvenirs and More
The charming shops at the Oriental Village are just waiting for you to glorify them. The array of them line the village streets, offering a wide variety of unique souvenirs, handicrafts, and trinkets. From batik prints and traditional Malaysian clothes to quirky accessories and handmade jewelry, you’ll find the perfect keepsakes to remember your visit.
What trip can be complete without devouring the local food? None. And that’s why as your trip to the village comes to an end and the sun sets on your adventure-filled day, treat yourself to a scrumptious meal at one of the village’s cozy restaurants. Choose from a wide variety of local and international cuisines to suit your mood. Savor the flavors of Malaysia while enjoying the picturesque surroundings, and let the day’s memories sink in.
Wanderlusters, if an enchanting blend of adventure, culture, and good old fun is what you seek, the Oriental Village in Langkawi is waiting with its arms open for you. Let the magic of this hidden gem sweep you off your feet and give you memories you’ll cherish forever.
Some FAQs For You
The Oriental Village is in Langkawi. To know how to reach Langkawi click here. And once you’re in Langkawi, you can take a cab, rent a car or join a guided tour.
The ticket prices of the Oriental Village start from around 30 Malaysian Ringgit ($7 USD) but depending on the activities you choose, it can vary.
All the attractions and activities of the village can be covered in around 2-3 hours.
The opening hours are 8am to 6pm.