Ferry Guide from Penang to Pulau Langkawi
Langkawi is officially known to be Langkawi, is extremely popular among the tourists who visit the place. It is a great archipelago in the Andaman Sea and consists of 100 islands and is also the country’s best holiday destination. The atmosphere of the place is sunny and has a tropical climate and is extremely hot and humid. The annual temperature of the place is 32 degree Celsius. The fine sand and the coconut trees of the beach is just perfect for the nature lovers.
The ferry ride is the most well-known and enjoyable mode of transportation for the tourists who visit Langkawi from Penang. For a tourist, it only requires to contact the guesthouse or the resort the day before he/she decide to visit the spot. Again they can also easily buy Penang To Langkawi ferry ticket. There is a ferry service which is known as Langkawi ferry services that runs two ferries on daily basis from Penang to Langkawi Island. One of the ferry starts from 8:15am in the morning and halts at Pulau Payar at first. After that it stops at Langkawi. The second ferry on the other hand tarts from 8:30am and stops at Langkawi. This journey is approximately of about two hours depending on the weather and sea conditions.
The ferry from Penang to Langkawi have two types of sitting arrangement for the tourists. One of them is an air conditioned seating arrangement while the other is a VIP area. The fare for the VIP seat is more costly than the air conditioned one. The canteen facilities provided by the private ferry services are indeed a splendid one. One can have various types of food and drink from the canteen. This keeps their active and refreshed. But the government owned ferries does not provide any canteens. Passengers are requested to carry breakfasts and snacks. Although the ferry ride is truly amazing yet the tourists who are suffering from sea sickness are advised not to travel by ferries.
The top deck of the ferries is very neat and clean. There enough storage rooms inside the ferry where the passengers can keep their luggage and other heavy bags and trolleys. Again these bags and baggage are placed at a safe place, in an organized pile where they would not be drenched by rain or sea water splashes. The fare of the boat services is not exorbitant. As such one can easily afford the cost of ferry services for getting to Langkawi without any difficulty. The Langkawi ferry service started its operation from 1996 and it even provides speed boat services to the tourists. At present it has nearly 12 boats so that the problems relating to transportation can be avoided. The on board video services and recliner seats are provided to the passengers which makes the journey cozy and comfortable. In fact the ferry ride is really lovely.