Climbing Mat Chinchang, Pulau Langkawi - Kedah Malaysia

Tour Description

Langkawi has a rich diversity of ecosystems and habitat types. This includes lowland broadleaf rainforest, mangrove forest, reed beds, rice paddies, orchards, scrublands and mudflats. This therefore ensures a correspondingly rich diversity in birdlife on the island. This tour is suitable for serious birders between September to April only.

There are 3 species of Hornbills including the Great Hornbill, 8 species of Kingfishers including the Brown-winged Kingfisher, 20 species of birds of prey including the Mountain Hawk Eagle, 6 species of owls including the Brown Hawk Owl, 4 species of woodpeckers including The Great Slaty Woodpecker, 4 species of munias including the White-headed Munia, 5 species of sunbirds including the Crimson Sunbird along with many species of rails, crakes, plovers, egrets, herons, snipes and sandpipers.


Langkawi Island, rainforest - mount matchinchang

Minimum no. of Persons


Place of Departure

any hotel on Langkawi Island

Trip Availability

Specified days. October month not advised - unpredictable downpours

Pictures by Irshad Mobarak & Selvam Raman

Climbing MatChinchang ~ valid till 31st March 2018 (rates based on per person per package)


Daily by prior appointment with minimum notice of 1 week


8.00am to 1.00pm


5 hours approximately: 4 hours trekking + 1 hour transfers


T-Shirt, shorts, good trekking shoes, hat and good sun protections, mosquito repellent. Ensure to bring snacks, energy drinks.


RM250 per person


Minimum 2 persons maximum 12 persons. Not suitable for children.

Fitness Level

Above Average (hilly terrain)

Rate above inclusive of :
  • Return transfer
  • insurance
  • guide
  • bottled water.

Please Note:

* The client shall pay the expenses incurred when he or she asks for their personal purposes such as shopping, etc.

**Please Note that there will be a credit card charge on payment made. Conditions apply

Terms & Conditions:

Cancellation of tour

In any of the following cases the ground operator may cancel the tour;

~ In the event of poor weather conditions, or other circumstances beyond operator's control, and when safe and smooth tour operation according to the itinerary specified has become impossible.
~ When the client demands things that are beyond the reasonable scope of the details in the itinerary

Liability of Ground Operator and Exemptions

The Ground operator and (Dolphin Diaries Travel Sdn Bhd) shall not be liable to pay compensation at all time. Guests join the activity (s) at their own risk.