NEW Dev’s Adventure Tours
Lot 1556, Tanjung Mali, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi (019 494 9193/ www.langkawi-nature.com). Langkawi is not all sun and sea. Admire its beautiful fields, orchards and hornbills, all with the looming mountains as the backdrop from a bicycle. Most importantly, the guides are knowledgeable and friendly. Dev’s also has mangrove tours, kayak trips and nature treks. Still, cycling in Langkawi is an experience too good to miss. Call ahead to arrange for child-friendly trails. Call to book a tour.
NEW Jungle Walla Tours
(019 590 2300/019 225 2300/ www.junglewalla.com).
Cycling in Pulau Pangkor
Battuta Travel, 3, Lumut Waterfront Villa, Lumut (05 683 2088). Quaint little Pulau Pangkor is mainly known for its fishing villages and water sports; but it actually hides a slew of narrow lanes perfect for cycling. Kids aged 12 and above would love riding around the island to visit the unique sights. Battuta Travel offers a pretty good package that includes cycling, jungle trekking and accommodation.
Taiping Zoo & Night Safari
Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping (05 808 6577/ www.zootaiping.gov.my). Taiping Zoo was the first to introduce the Night Safari craze in Malaysia. The trail takes you on a journey where you will be able to catch a glimpse of more than 180 species of