Kedah is the most ancient state in Malaysia, boasting a history that dates back to the 5th century AD. The country’s main rice producer, it occupies an area of 9,425 sq km in the north of the peninsula and borders Thailand.
The state is home to Asia’s first Geopark, and the popular island resort of Langkawi where you can enjoy carefree days by the beach, snorkelling at the marine park or eagle feeding at the mangrove swamp. Mainland offerings include the world’s longest tree top walk at Sedim and the ancient Bujang Valley archaeological site. Its capital city, Alor Setar, is dotted with historic buildings.
For a memorable holiday, make Kedah your tropical getaway!
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