Langkawi Cable Car to Mount MaChinchang

Langkawi cable car station on hillThe cable car ride takes visitors to Langkawi’s 2nd highest peak of Mount MaChinchang and the surrounding islands view are magnificent from the peak. Visitors will also be able to view the surrounding forests with wildlife such as hornbills, eagles and varieties of birds along the cable car ride. Telaga Tujuh or Seven Wells waterfalls can be seen during the cable car ride as well as the panoramic sea as far as Thailand in a clear day. 

Cable Car System at Gunung Machincang facts:

  • Horizontal distance of 2.079km
  • Vertical rise of 0.680km
  • Inclined distance of 2.185km
  • Haul rope diameter 50mm
  • Bull Wheel diameter 6.10m
  • Passengers per-gondola 6 persons
  • Design speed 5m/sec
  • Operating speed 3m/sec
  • Turn around trip time 28 minutes
  • Hourly capacity 700 pax/hour
  • Numbers of stations – 3
  • Numbers of ‘On-Line Towers’ 2
  • Height of tower 1 (Nearest to Base Station) – 38m
  • Height of tower 2 – 70m

Hanging bridge on Mount MaChinchangFacts of Hanging Bridge at Mount MaChinchang:

  • Overall distance of the bridge is 0.125km
  • Pylon Height is 0.082km
  • Pylon foundation above sea level is 0.605km
  • Top of Pylon above sea-level is 0.687km
  • Maximum Capacity is 2000 pax or 4person per m2
  • Square Area of 500m2
  • It took 12 months to construct the bridge (August 2003 – August 2004)
  • It was open from 27th February 2005

Important Information
Langkawi Cable Car operations depends on weather condition, thus visitors are advised to call before visiting to avoid disappointment.

Operation Hours
Monday – Thursday: 10.00am – 6.00pm
Friday – Sunday: 9.30am – 7.00pm
Public Holiday: 9.30am – 7.00pm
Wednesday Only: 12.00pm – 6.00pm

Contact Details

Langkawi Cable Car,
Oriental Village, Burau Bay,
07100 Langkawi,
Kedah Darul Aman,

Tel : +6(04)959 4225
Fax : +6(04)959 4121