The Malaysian Peninsula is situated and extends to parts of Borneo that border with neighboring Indonesia, and the words Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia, which include Sarawak and Sabah, should not be mistaken as such. Malaysia is also known as Malaysian Borneo.
Malaysia is renowned for its capital Kuala Lumpur and for a strong financial and industrial center in South East Asia and its stunning beaches, seclusive islands, high mountain stations, and UNESCO World Heritage sites with a total surface area of more than 30.000 square kilometres.
Here, as well as Malaysia and indigenous communities, there is also a large Chinese and Indian community, which is expressed in the country’s archaeology and cultural artifacts. In Malaysia, there is also a strong commitment to diversity. Visitors may select from a variety of walking, swimming, shopping, and tasting events. This is our list of Malaysia’s best things to do.
1. Visit the Kuala Lumpur PETRONAS Towers
One of the world’s most popular attractions, the PETRONAS Towers is in the capital of Kuala Lumpur and is also the tallest two towers in the world. They are known as the PETRONAS Twin Towers. The architecture is postmodern in style and also has motifs that reflect the majority of Muslims in Malaysia in Islamic art. The most appealing is the skywalk over the sky bridge and the views of Kuala Lumpur and KLCC Park at the base of the towers can be enjoyed by tourists.
2. Langkawi Sunbathe
If you are searching for the chance to get out of town then head to Langkawi Island, which is an archipelago of over a century islands in the Andaman Sea. Only two of them are inhabited. Langkawi Island is popular for honeymoons as well as for rock pickers and is budget-friendly. There is also duty-free status on the island, so tourists can store cheap souvenirs.
3. Take some Nasi Kandar local flavor
Nasi Kandar is a foodstuff that is important in Malaysia and does indeed mean “mixed rice,” since clients get a rice plate that can be served with various tops and sauces. Due to a large number of immigrants in South India, Nasi Kandar is based on Tamil dishes, and the flavors reflect it with a focus on curry powder and chili. Curry sauce, popular foods include chicken, fish, or seafood, such as creep or squid, and okra and cooked chocolate in mustard seeds.
4. Leaving town in the national park of Tunku Abdul Rahman
The National Park Tunku Abdul Rahman is actually a set in the eastern part of Malaysia of five islands located along the coast of Kota-Kinabalu. The park is accessible by ferry and some of the islands like Sulug Island are virtually untouched, while others are busier and crowded like Gaya Island. Hiking and hiking, as well as swimming and scuba diving, are popular objectives on the islands.
5. Discover Malacca ‘s culture
Malacca or Melaka, also known as “The Historic State,” is situated by the Malacca Strait. The state, which was formerly colonized by Portuguese people, is said to have the most interesting architecture in Malaysia and has a number of red lacquer buildings of this era, including Christ’s Church. Malacca also offers visitors a high degree of museums, galleries, and places of historical interest.
6. Penang’s Meander
Penang is an island off the west coast of Malaysia, which is called King George, by Georgetown as its capital. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Penang focuses on conservation and conservation. The E&O built by Stamford Raffles, who created the Raffles Hotel in Singapore, is one of the many popular hotels in Penang. Penang is popular too for its tropical spice garden, which displays a variety of Malaysian traditional dishes with the best flora and fauna of its surroundings, including the torch ginger.
7. Trek to the National Park of Taman Negara
In Pahang county, Taman Negara National Park has many famous claims that draw a constant stream of tourists. One is that in Peninsular Malaysia, it is the biggest national park as well as the longest corridor in the country. There are also several significant treks in the park for 100 km as well as more gentle walks for beginners. For nature lovers, the park contains a wide range of animals and plants and also houses a local tribe known as Orang Asli, or Original People, said to be Malaysia’s first inhabitants.
8. Discover Kota Bharu’s culture
Kota Bharu is situated in the Kelantan state on the west coast of Malaysia and is an enticing change of atmosphere on the east coast and many Malaysian tourists fail to visit this area, perhaps because of its reputation as more conservative than most of the rest of the world. The norms for dressing in Kota Bharu and for their conduct are stricter, but the present sultan of Kelantan still resides in a wide range of mosques and other religious places, such as the old royal palaces.
9. Go to the highlands of Genting
The Genting Highlands is a resort in the Titiwangsa Mountains, also known as Resorts World Genting, situated at an altitude of more than 5 000 meters. The resort is a popular tourist destination and offers a wide variety of attractions. These include many amusement parks, pubs, restaurants, and nightclubs, as well as a cable car attraction named Genting Skyway, formerly known as the fastest gondola lift in the world and the longest in South East Asia. Due to their position many fruit and vegetable farms are also open to tourists for exploration and selection.
10. Watch Sepilok’s Orang Utans
Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Sabah, East Malaysia, was the first of its kind in the world when it opened its doors in the 1960s and is situated outside the city of Sandakan. The aim of the facility is to rescue orphaned orangutans who are left to fend for their own sake due in the event of unlawfully braiding and harvesting and who have been found to be held as animals (which is unlawful in Malaysia). They will be released if they can do so. Tours are meant to align with feeding times when the animals are normally present on feeding platforms. Visitors can see orangutans in the middle.