Welcome to the hearts and smiles of Malaysia. If you're looking for a great adventure under great weathers, look no further. Whether it's soaking up the sun on a beautiful beach, to an adventure of exploring the wildlife and nature, or just simply indulging in a diversity of delectable food, Malaysia is the place of exceptional holiday adventures.
Explore the Impossible at Malaysia's UNESCO World Heritage Sites
MOUNT MULU NATIONAL PARK
Sarawak's largest national park covering 544 sq km. Other attractions include the world's largest cave passage (Deer Cave), Asia's longest cave (Clearwater Cave) and a treasure trove of 2,000 varieties of plants and animals like hornbills, orchids and pitcher plants. It is also home to the world's longest rainforest canopy skywalk and the spectacular razor-sharp limestone called The Pinnacle.
Kampung Baru Kota Tampan, Lenggong, Perak
The Lenggong Valley is one of the most important archeological sites in Malaysia. It is dubbed as an open-air museum with evidence of cave drawings, skeletons and other precious prehistoric findings like stone tools, weapons and pottery.
Catch The Perak Man who is considered one of the most complete skeleton for this time period in the region. Step back in time to the civilization of that era where the findings of stone tools and artefacts reflect the country's oldest known human activity.
Kinabalu Park covers an area of 754 sq km and is the key starting point for the summit trail of Mount Kinabalu. The park boasts colourful flora and fauna with over 5,000 vascular plant species and wildlife. For the adventurous, explore the majestic Mount Kinabalu, South East Asia's third highest mountain or defy the odds of Mountain Torq, the world's highest and Asia's first Via Ferrata or ‘iron road'.
George Town is a city with a fusion of East and West. It marvels with multiculturalism well reflected in its intricate architecture of worship places, pre-colonial buildings and shophouses. Today, George Town is also a city of murals. Discover beautiful wall murals along the streetscapes, especially “Little Children On The Bicycle” which has become an iconic tourist landmark and favourite photography spot.
A visit to Malaysia will not be complete without visiting Melaka, a melting pot of cultures and many civilisations. The legacy of the colonial powers of the Portuguese, Dutch and British can be seen in the tourist landmarks like Stadthuys, A Famosa, St John's Port and more. You can also enjoy and sharpen your bargaining skills at the Jonker Walk, a haven to load up antiques, art and crafts and souvenirs.
LANGKAWI GLOBAL GEOPARK
Experience the wonders of nature at Langkawi's coastal mangrove forest. A world-class nature attraction with gorgeous limestone landscape, an extensive mangrove forest system and coastal wetlands, the geopark is a rich ecosystem with a bountiful of unique floral and fauna to discover.
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Gazetted as Sabah's second national park, the 5 clustered islands; Gaya, Manukan, Mamutik, Sapi and Sulug, are popular among divers and ecotourists. The park's relatively shallow waters are filled with an abundance of corals and aquatic species – perfect for snorkelling and diving or beginners.
Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
Snorkelling and diving
Shangri-la's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
From the sea to the skies, helicopters tours are the best way to view the beauty of the island. Elevate yourself in a helicopter and ride up to the sky and be amazed by the beauty of Cenang coastline.
Bayview Hotel, Langkawi
SHOP TILL YOU DROP
Where luxury meets value, the newly opened Genting Premium Outlet is every shopaholic dream come true. Being the first hilltop Premium Outlet Centre in South-East Asia, not only do you get to shop for more than 150 designers and brand name stores, you also get to enjoy outdoor shopping under a cool, chilly weather!
Genting Premium Outlets
Hotel Seri Malaysia Genting Highlands
Situated in one of the oldest rainforest in the world with vast lakes, dense greenery and a plethora of unique wildlife, a medium size waterfall called Ruok Waterfall is popular for picnics and doubles as a freshwater fish sanctuary. Once in the cool waters, you can feel little fishes nibble on your feet like you are in a spa.
Picnics, Natural Fish Spa
Belum Rainforest Resort
There are many spots on the caves of the walls are similar in nature of asteroid formation, Gua Tahi Bintang takes its name from the stunning natural mural that adorns one of its walls which is remeniscent of a meteor shower. If you are visiting for the first time, you will be astonished seeing those beauties.
Gua Tahi Bintang
Revitalizing geothermal hot springs, cascading waterfalls, natural caves; this heavenly place is fully equipped with the resources that you needed to put your body, mind and soul back to its peaceful balance. Located conveniently in a valley and being perfectly surrounded by 280 million-year old towering Paleozoic limestone hills and a lush rainforest, it's practically a real life sanctuary for guests!
The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat
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Partying & Mingling with the Iban Tribe
If you’re headed to the East of Malaysia, don’t forget to experience living at a longhouse with the Iban tribe. Many longhouses members do enjoy stunning locations, usually in a clearing next to a river, so you’ll probably have to travel to yours in a longboat that wanders between the jungle-draped banks, dodging logs being floated downstream to the timber yards.
Food Truck heaven
If you are riding the food truck craze, there is no need to only catch them at festivals and flea markets as a humble car park in KL has turned into the gathering centre for food trucks. It’s called Tapak Urban Street Dining located between the Corus Hotel and Bank of China along Jalan Ampang. The variety of trucks serving everything from burgers to pasta to rice is parked in a circular formation to allow cosy seating in the middle for customers to nosh on their delights.
RAINFOREST MUSIC FESTIVAL
Be amazed by this 3-day (13 - 15 July 2018) music and heritage festival at the foothill of Mount Santubong. The 21st edition of this festival is expected to host musicians and indigenous performing acts across the world. Also, the focus on traditional music and acoustic performances brings a special limelight to the festival that is hosted on site-specific grounds.
DINNER IN THE SKY
See an amazing view of the iconic KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers while you dine up in the sky. This thrilling one-of-a-kind experience will have you elevated up to 50 meters above ground, where you will be served dinner under the stars and the sparkling city lights. It’s definitely an experience of a lifetime; and instaworthy too!
AFTERNOON TEA & SCONES UP ON THE HILL
Located about 1,500m above sea level, Cameron Highlands is Malaysia’s largest hill resort. Enjoy a refreshing cuppa in the cool weather while you immerse yourself in the picturesque view of flourishing tea plantations blanketing the undulating hills. You’ll also get to visit the BOH Tea Plantation to learn about the tea-making process.
NATURE RETREAT @ BUKIT TADOM
Located next to the Bukit Tadom Indigenous Village, this nature retreat has made its round on social media as the place for the perfect glamping experience. Choose from the Bamboo Hut, the Hammock Spheres (tree houses) or the Garden Bamboo tents; all made of natural materials. You’ll also get to explore the water on handmade bamboo rafts or try your hands on cliff jumping off a bamboo plank straight into the lake.
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Asam Laksa is a flavorful, tangy, and spicy Malaysian fish based rice noodle, served in spicy sour tamraind soup. It is a dished not to be missed as its soup hits all the right notes.
Pasar Air Itam Laksa,
1, Jalan Pasar, 11500,
Ayer Itam, Penang
The favourite breakfast of the East Coast people, the nasi dagang is eaten with fish curry made from mackerel that is slightly sweetened with palm sugar as well as a side dish of pickled vegetables or acar in Malay. Top it off with a hard-boiled egg and some toasted grated coconut and you have yourself a hearty breakfast.
Nasi Dagang Kak Jah
1139, Jalan Pasir Panjang, Kampung Pasir Panjang, 21080 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
BAK KUT TEH
The name literally translates from the Hokkien Dialect as "meat bone tea", and at its simplest, consists of meaty pork ribs simmered in a complex broth of herbs and spices. A pot of Chinese tea which is usually served alongside the soup as it dilutes the copious amount of fat consumed in this pork-laden dish.
Teluk Pulai Pottery Ba Kut Teh
32, Jalan Batai Laut 5, Kawasan 16,
Taman Intan, 41300 Klang, Selangor
IKAN PATIN (SILVER CATFISH) TEMPOYAK
This dish can be found in most of the restaurants and food-courts in Temerloh. The ikan patin masak tempoyak dish is cooked with an unusual ingredient, durian paste or tempoyak which gives it uniqueness in the flavor and hence the name of the dish.
Akob Patin House
A2, Capitol Square | Lorong Hj Abdul Rahman 1, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang
Satay is a Malay food made up from meats that are marinated, skewered and grilled on sticks and served with delicious peanut sauce. Popular kinds of Satays are usually made with beef, chicken and mutton, while the more adventurous would opt for deer or rabbit satay.
Jalan Ramal 1, Taman Ramal Indah,
43000 Kajang, Selangor
The cendol is the perfect thirst-quencher especially in Malaysia’s hot weather. It is a sweet ice-shaven dessert, topped off with red beans, green jelly-like rice noodles flavoured with fragrant pandan leaf, creamy coconut milk and lashings of dark brown syrupy made from palm sugar.
88, Jalan Hang Jebat,
75200, Melaka, Melaka
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PENANG BOTANICAL GARDEN & BUTTERFLY FARM
The over century-old Penang Botanic Gardens was created by the British in 1884, set in a valley with natural landscaping surrounded by hills and greenery. Enjoy a serene scene sight at the Waterfall Gardens and look out for the long-tailed Macaque monkeys who roams freely in the gardens. Entopia is the world’s first live tropical butterfly sanctuary and a denizen for small reptiles, ranging from those who fly freely in the sky to the ones who creep stealthily beneath.
MENARA KUALA LUMPUR OBSERVATION DECK
Menara Kuala Lumpur is the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world and the tallest in Southeast Asia.Standing at 421m and located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, we offer a unique blend of Cultural, Adventure and Nature experience not found anywhere else in the world.
Adult (Malaysian): MYR32
Child (Malaysian): MYR21
Child (International): MYR31
KUALA LUMPUR BIRD PARK
A wonder world of birds and a tropical paradise not to be missed by all.Located in the serene and scenic famous Lake Gardens, the KL Bird park is also well known as "World Largest Free-flight Walk-in Aviary",offers a 20.9 acres of verdant valley terrain to be explored.
Adult (Malaysian): MYR27
Child (Malaysian): MYR13
Adult (International): MYR67
Child (International): MYR45
PENANG CITY EXPLORER
Back to Penang’s colonial past at the Colonial Penang Museum and get a glimpse of both the British Administrators and wealthy merchants’ lifestyle in Penang with old colonial buildings, and famous historic Fort Cornwallis which was built in the late 18th century by the British East India Company and to date, its old structure and cannons are still intact. Clan Jetty is a place where houses are built on stilts and till today, it is still home to many. Street of Harmony, where houses of worship for the four main religions fall on the same street, namely the St. George’s Church, Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Temple), Sri Maha Mariamman Temple and Kapitan Keling Mosque.
PENANG TRISHAW HERITAGE TRAIL
One of the best ways to explore and discover George Town is by the city’s oldest mode of transportation, trishaw. The trail will go through narrow streets of George Town where famous heritage & historic places include Fort Cornwallis, Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, Waterfront Jetties, The Blue Mansion, Little India, Penang’s main commercial and banking zone, St. George’s Church, old Chinese Temples and a number of narrow and quaint streets dotted with heritage boutique hotels and cafes.
PENANG HILL & TEMPLE SIGHTSEEING TOUR
The largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, the Kek Lok Si Temple, also known as the “Temple of Supreme Bliss” with gigantic Goddess of Mercy bronze statue overlooking the entire temple precinct and its vicinity inclusive of Pagoda which houses over 10,000 Buddha statues. Penang Hill, where the oldest British hill station in the region was established. Enjoy a ride on the Funicular Train up the hill, where you’ll be amazed by the magnificent panoramic view of George Town and the Mainland.
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MERITUS PELANGI BEACH RESORT & SPA LANGKAWI
LE MERIDIEN KOTA KINABALU
THISTLE JOHOR BAHRU
SARI PACIFICA RESORT REDANG