Langkawi, Malaysia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Langkawi, Malaysia? If you're planning to go to Langkawi, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Langkawi, Malaysia

Based on the climate and weather in Langkawi, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Langkawi, Malaysia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Langkawi, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Langkawi, Malaysia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Langkawi in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

If you visit Langkawi during February, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

If you visit Langkawi during March, you might find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

If you visit Langkawi during April, you might notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

May in Langkawi can be very hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

Traveling to Langkawi in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

July in Langkawi can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

If you vacation in Langkawi during August, you are likely to notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

In September, Langkawi is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Langkawi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

October in Langkawi can be sweltering and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

In November, Langkawi is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Langkawi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

December in Langkawi is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Laman Padi Rice Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you're gonna visit Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls aka Seven Wells, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Langkawi, Malaysia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Langkawi.

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