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Gunung Mat Cincang, Langkawi

Gunung Mat Cincang - Langkawi, Malaysia
Gunung Mat Cincang
Teluk Datai, Langkawi, Malaysia 07000Map
+60 4 966 7789
Neighborhood: West

One of the more prominent peaks on Langkawi, Gunung Mat Cincang, was believed to have been a giant, known as Mat Cincang, who was cursed and turned into a mountain. Fables aside, today the mountain rises in a spectacular skyline of crags that glow pink in the sunset and is part of the Mat Cincang Range which comprises of some of the oldest rock formations in Malaysia, dated about 2,400 million years old. For trekking on the mountain, a guide possessing a Kembara License (issued by the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board) is necessary and can be arranged by tour operators.

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