3- Tourism in Malaysia


3- Tourism in Malaysia

There are many countries in Southeast Asia that all travel enthusiasts deserve to visit and discover, and tourism in Malaysia in particular promises many around the world a wonderful travel experience provided by its various, diverse, and worth exploring destinations


Malaysia offers two very distinct experiences: the peninsula and Borneo (an island shared with Indonesia and Brunei), the peninsula is a blend of Malaysian, Chinese and Indian flavors with the efficient and modern capital, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Borneo boasts some of the most interesting places in Malaysia with wild jungles, orangutans, granite peaks and remote tribes, along with some beautiful islands and luxury resorts

Many people from different parts of the world travel to Malaysia, and if you are thinking of visiting this country, you are lucky with this comprehensive tour guide that we put in your hands

National Park – Gunung Gading

Botanists will probably enjoy a visit to Malaysia’s Gunung Gading National Park where the world’s largest flower grows, although the best time to see that flower is November through January, but there’s more to see than just one flower

Manukan Island

Water activities are the sanctuary on this island which is the second largest island in Malaysia and the first marine national park in Malaysia. Located in eastern Malaysia, tourism in Malaysia gives a wonderful dimension as it is known for its great beaches – the best beach is at the eastern end of the island

On this island you will find coral reefs outside and provide the most developed tourist facilities of the five islands in the park, and can be reached by ferry from Kota Kinabalu

Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, Malaysia is a relatively new temple, dating only to 1891, and despite its youth it is one of the most important Chinese Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia

Also known as the “Temple of Supreme Bliss”, it embodies an impressive spectacle, with countless images of Buddha symbols and other deities, is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia and is visited by many from all over Southeast Asia

Batu Caves

These caves are located near Kuala Lumpur, the capital and one of the most important tourist destinations in Malaysia, which captivate visitors with the Hindu art that covers them. The three main caves that make up the Batu Caves make them the most visited by Hindus outside India and also attract thousands of worshipers in Thaipusam, an annual Hindu festival
The giant statue of the Hindu deity can be reached after climbing 272 steps

Semengoh Nature Reserve

Semengoh Nature Reserve is famous for its orangutan orientation program in which orphans are taught or rescued to live in the wild. Because of this, the forests around the reserve are thriving with wild-breeding monkeys. The best time to see orangutans is in the morning and afternoon
Semengoh Nature Reserve also has a thriving bird population with colorful exotic Malaysian birds, including the Bornean black magpie, beanflours, Malaysian honeysuckle and brown hawk owl


Borneo Island

Travelers can take a trip in the past with a ride on a steam train dating back to 1900. By riding this only train on Borneo, you will have the opportunity to see local villages with houses built on stilts and rice tanks, and you will also enjoy Asian and continental meals during your trip. It is worth noting that the train It only works on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Bukit Bintang

Bukit Bintang is the main shopping district in Kuala Lumpur and has several shopping malls, including Banaya Times Square, one of the largest in the world, which has an impressive indoor garden

The area is full of high-end malls that specialize in electronics. After a day of shopping, visitors can relax at the sidewalk café or nightclub, as Bukit Bintang is also the trendiest entertainment district in Kuala Lumpur

Redang Island

An island made for beach lovers, with its white sandy beaches and crystal clear sea water, it is of great interest in terms of tourism in Malaysia, and is very popular with swimmers and divers

Redang Island is one of nine islands in a marine nature reserve

Sarawak Cultural Village

It is a popular tourist attraction in Malaysia, located in the state of Sarawak on Borneo, where the traveler can enjoy seeing wildlife, rainforests, and waterfalls

Christ Church

Built by the Dutch in the middle of the 18th century, it is the oldest Protestant church in Malaysia. The building was built in typical Dutch architectural style in the 18th century. The building is striking not only for its colorful facade but also for its contents and decorations that deserve to be photographed by the camera lenses

Kinabatangan River

Malaysia’s second longest river, stretching for nearly 550 km (350 miles) from the mountains to the Sulu Sea, is known for its diverse wildlife and flora, and is a good place to see Asian elephants, crocodiles and monkeys

It is also the most recommended place all over the world to see
200 species of birds

Sipadan Island

Tourism in Malaysia

One of the best diving sites in the world, Sipadan has over 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of different coral reefs, all waiting to be explored

Cameron Highlands District

One of the most extensive hill stations in Malaysia, it was first developed by the British in 1920 and has a population of over 34,000 people from Malaysia, Chinese, Indians and other ethnic groups. Cameron Highlands is famous for its trails that lead visitors through forests to waterfalls and other tranquil places

The inner city of Georgetown

Named after the British King George III, the city is located in the northeastern corner of Penang Island. Most of Georgetown’s residents are of Chinese origin

Due to strict controls, Georgetown retains many of its colonial-era shops to this day, featuring an architectural and cultural landscape unique to Southeast Asia

Mutiara Taman Negara

Literally meaning “national park” in Malay, it is one of the oldest tropical rainforests in the world, and is characterized by huge trees, waterfalls and jungle treks

Many trails enable the visitor to explore the forest without a guide. We can say that Taman Negara is a haven for endangered species such as the Asian elephant, tigers, and rhinos, but their numbers are low

So it is unlikely that you will see it, but in return the visitor will enjoy seeing birds, small deer, lizards and snakes

Tioman Island

A small island located off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, previously chosen as the most beautiful islands in the world, the island is surrounded by many white coral reefs, making it a haven for divers, while the interior areas are dense forests

Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain in Borneo, known worldwide for its plant biodiversity, from which more than 600 species of ferns, 326 species of birds, and 100 species of mammals have been identified in Mount Kinabalu and its surroundings

Petronas Towers

The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur is considered one of the tallest buildings in the world. The Petronas Twin Towers feature a sky bridge between the two towers on the 41st and 42nd floors. 4


It is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea. The islands are part of the state of Kedah. Pulau Langkawi, called Pulau Toba, includes the largest number of islands, with a population of about 65,000

It is on these islands that the most popular beaches can be found on the west coast with a wide range of restaurants and some of the best resorts in Langkawi

Perhentian Islands

Located off the coast of Northeast Malaysia not far from the Thai border, the Perhentian Islands are a must-visit place in Malaysia, offering some of the most beautiful beaches in the world