Malaysia.

Tips for your trips. Tourist information. Official websites.

Travel around to experience the remarkable treasures and the hidden gems in Malaysia. Each state offers a unique Malaysian experience for all. Peninsular (West) Malaysia contains islands with gorgeous beaches and mountain retreats surrounded by tea plantations, interesting historical cities, World-famous food, and the highly modern, multi-cultural capital of Kuala Lumpur.

Here are some popular tourist destinations in Malaysia:

Kuala Lumpur: The capital city of Malaysia is a bustling metropolis known for its iconic Petronas Twin Towers (map), vibrant street markets like Petaling Street (map), and cultural sites such as the Batu Caves (map). Don’t miss exploring the modern shopping malls, indulging in diverse cuisine, and experiencing the vibrant nightlife.

Penang: Located on the northwest coast of Malaysia, Penang is renowned for its UNESCO-listed George Town (map). Explore the charming colonial architecture, vibrant street art, and sample delicious street food in this multicultural city. Don’t forget to visit attractions like Kek Lok Si Temple (map) and Penang Hill (map).

Langkawi: Langkawi (map) is a beautiful archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea. It is famous for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush rainforests. Enjoy water activities, relax on the beaches, and take a cable car ride to the top of Langkawi SkyBridge (map) for stunning views.

Malacca: Visit the historic city of Malacca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover its well-preserved colonial architecture, visit the iconic red Dutch Square (map), explore Jonker Street’s (map) vibrant night market, and learn about the rich cultural heritage of the Baba-Nyonya community.

Borneo: The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo offer incredible wildlife, ancient rainforests, and unique cultural experiences. Explore the Kinabalu National Park, home to Mount Kinabalu, or visit the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre to see these amazing primates up close.

*Cameron Highlands: Escape to the cool climate and lush greenery of the Cameron Highlands (map). Enjoy tea plantation tours, visit strawberry farms, hike through mossy forests, and admire the stunning landscapes of rolling hills and waterfalls.

Taman Negara: Immerse yourself in the oldest rainforest in the world, Taman Negara (map). Trek through dense jungles, spot wildlife, take a canopy walkway adventure, and experience river cruises in this pristine natural wonder.

*Perhentian Islands: These tropical islands off the northeast coast of Peninsular Malaysia (map) offer stunning white sand beaches, clear turquoise waters, and vibrant coral reefs. Snorkel or dive to explore the underwater world teeming with marine life.

Tioman Island: Known for its picturesque beaches and lush rainforests, Tioman Island (map) is a popular destination for diving, snorkeling, and jungle trekking. It offers a relaxing and idyllic island getaway.

Redang Island: Redang Island is renowned for its crystal-clear waters, colorful coral reefs, and beautiful sandy beaches. It is a popular spot for snorkeling, diving, and relaxing beach vacations.

 

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Cultural Heritage: Malaysia is known for its rich multicultural heritage, with influences from Malay, Chinese, Indian, and indigenous cultures. Visitors can explore historical sites such as George Town in Penang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or Malacca with its well-preserved colonial buildings. The cities offer a blend of cultures, architecture, and cuisine.

Nature and Ecotourism: Malaysia boasts stunning natural landscapes, including rainforests, national parks, and beautiful islands. Popular destinations include Taman Negara National Park, home to one of the world’s oldest rainforests, Borneo’s Kinabalu Park, known for Mount Kinabalu, and the tropical islands of Langkawi and Perhentian. Visitors can enjoy activities like jungle trekking, wildlife spotting, diving, and snorkeling.

Food Tourism: Malaysian cuisine is renowned worldwide for its diversity and flavors. Food enthusiasts can indulge in a gastronomic adventure, exploring hawker centers, night markets, and specialty restaurants. Must-try dishes include Nasi Lemak, Satay, Roti Canai, Laksa, and Char Kway Teow. Penang, Ipoh, and Malacca are particularly famous for their delicious street food.

Public Transport.

Guide to traveling to and getting around in Malaysia.

EasyBook.com | Bus • Train • Ferry • Flight • Car

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BUS: busonlineticket.comcatchthatbus.com. The cheapest way to travel in Malaysia is by bus ⇒ TransnasionalNICE/Plusliner.

TRAIN: Rapid KLKTM Berhad • KliaEkspres.com. Long-distance trains in Malaysia can rarely match road transport in terms of speed, but state operator Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) provides relatively inexpensive and generally reliable services around Peninsular Malaysia (but not Sabah/Sarawak in Borneo).

AIRPORT: Most international flights land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Largely thanks to budget carrier AirAsia, Malaysia is crisscrossed by a web of affordable flights with advertised “promotional” prices.

FERRY: PENANG PORTMalaysia Ferry BookingFeri TiomanLangkawiFerryLine.comLimbonganMaju.com

The Soul of Malaysia I Melting Pot of Diversity.

With a unique blend of diverse races, religions and cultures, Malaysia offers an exciting and colorful tapestry of traditions and customs that will leave you in awe. It never ceases to amaze.

As you journey through Malaysia’s diverse cultural and heritage landscape, you will discover a nation that celebrates its past while embracing the future. Every turn is a new adventure!

⇒ video source: Malaysia Truly Asia /youtube.com/

Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.

VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

Visa Requirement by Country. eVISA is an online application platform that enable foreign nationals to apply for an electronic visa to enter Malaysia.

MyRapid.

The official service website for Rapid KL, Rapid Penang and Rapid Kuantan by Prasarana Malaysia Berhad. Web Journey Planner.

PenangFoodie.

The website is dedicated to the food scene in Penang. It features comprehensive guides and recommendations for street food in George Town.

Department of National Heritage: The official website of the Department of National Heritage in Malaysia offers information on the country’s cultural heritage, historical sites, preservation efforts, and cultural events.

National Museum of Malaysia: The website of the National Museum of Malaysia provides information about the museum’s exhibits, collections, and cultural artifacts that showcase the history and heritage of Malaysia.

The Star is one of Malaysia’s leading English-language newspapers. Their website covers a wide range of news topics, including politics, business, sports, entertainment, and lifestyle.

EatDrinkKL: This website is a comprehensive guide to the food scene in Kuala Lumpur, featuring reviews and recommendations for restaurants, street food stalls, cafes, and bars.