Malaysia a complete family destination beckons all: the seasoned traveler, the first timer and leisure seeker. Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival is one of the best shopping festivals of the world. Islands of Langkawi and Penang fulfill the dream holidays for people looking for a premium beach resort. Wildlife in Malaysia is rich with primeval rainforests home to numerous species of birds, butterflies, animals, reptiles, etc. The best of theme parks like Genting Highlands & Sunway Lagoon close to the capital city of Kuala Lumpur are never run out of offering fun and entertainment for the whole family, especially young ones. Genting Highlands is also one of the best hill stations of Malaysia along with Cameron Highlands.
Things to do and see in Malaysia:
Kuala Lumpur: The capital city and 21st century metropolis, Kuala Lumpur has undergone a remarkable transformation over the years but still maintaining the old charm which made the KL a cosmopolitan city. The highlights of the city are the twin towers, Menara KL, cultural hubs like Chinatown or Little India. For nature lovers, KL Bird Park is south-east Asia’s largest aviary. Modern transportation including Light Rail transit system and Rapid Transit system make the life for the locals and tourists alike to commute on their own will and pace. Lake Gardens is one of the best delights with Hibiscus and Orchid Gardens as well as Deer, Bird and Butterfly parks. There are many more sights to see like National Monument, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, National Muesum, etc. Nearby the intelligent garden city of Putrajaya is worth to pay a visit, Sunway Lagoon theme park ( 15 minutes drive from KL) with attractions like Waters of Africa – water park, Wild Wild West and World of Adventure, offers tourist a full day tour with unlimited fun and excitement.
Genting Highlands: The most modern resort of Malaysia, appreciated by locals and international travelers alike with Outdoor and Indoor theme parks offering thrilling rides and amusement for the whole family and the one of the best casino complexes of south-east Asia, is also a hill station where you can just enjoy the beauty of the mountain peak and surroundings. For golfers, it has a 18-hole golf course with the best facilities. Reachable by road, half way by cable car or arrive in style by a helicopter from KL airport.
Langkawi: A duty-free port with a cluster of 99 islands, accessible by ferry from nearby town of Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis (both 40-60 minutes) or by international and domestic airlines, is famous for its beautiful beaches, abundant marine life and legends connected with several tourist attractions like Tomb of Mahsuri, the Field of Burnt Rice, Hot Springs and the Beach of Black Sand. Visit the famous beach of Pantai Cenang ( 25 kms southwest of Kuah town) for the most lively atmosphere with good numbers of bars and restaurant and water sports facilities.
Penang: The Pearl of the Orient, is a favorite holiday destination for international tourists. With Georgetown as the capital city, Penang is a shoppers’ paradise for electronic goods, clothing, souvenirs,etc. Penang Hill – reachable by cable car and Swiss built funicular railways, provide a panoramic view of island from its peak. Not to miss, Penang Botanical Gardens, Bukit Jambul Golf & Country Club with 18-hole course set over 130 acres, Snake temple with its amazing collections of snakes and pythons from the rainforests of Malaysia, Butterfly Farm, Kek Lok Si – the most beautiful and largest Buddhist Temple complex in south east Asia. Not to forget the famous beaches at Tanjung Bungah, Batu Ferringhi and Teluk Bahang.
Sabah and Sarawak on Borneo Island: Those who have thought that only Penisular Malaysia has got tourist destinations in this part of the world, the island of Borneo with the Eastern Malaysian states of Sabah & Sarawak has got them totally wrong with the hidden treasures inside them. Home to the one of the world’s oldest rainforests – Borneo is a delight for nature lovers, visit tropical islands, Mountaineers thrill to the challenges of Mount Kinabalu, unspoilt marine parks, unexplored dive sites in Sabah, The world’s largest Orang Utan Rehabilitation Cerntre at Sepilok, for cave explorers Sarawak is a gem, magnificent caves like Niah Caves, Mulu Caves and the spectacular Sarawak Chamber – the largest cave in the world, The Clear Water cave and Deer Cave, etc let them never sit idle here.
Malaysia wildlife: With National parks like Taman Negara, Bako National park on Borneo and Marine Parks like Pulau Payar, Tunku Addul Rahman National Park, and the list of wildlife conservation centers is huge. About 50% of its land mass is still under forest cover.
Emergency numbers in Malaysia:
Police / Ambulance / Fire: 999.
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