White sandy beaches, crystal clear blue sea, brilliant underwater world, Redang archipelago comprises 9 islands (Lima, Paku, Besar, Paku Kecil, Kerengaa Besar, Keregga Kecil, Ekor Tebu, Ling, Pinang and the main Redang) that abound with marvelous marine life and coral reefs, ensuring great snorkeling and scuba-diving.
Johor possess a wide range of attractions, from the exciting metropolitan atmosphere of Johar Bahur to the forests of Endau-Rompin national park that covers an area of approximately 50,000 hectares. Variety of popular options for the visitors includes international attractions like the Legoland, Hello Kitty Theme Park and shopping extravaganza like the Johor Premium Outlet. Sibu Island, a coral reef encircling the island is home to many colourful and exotic fish and other marine life and is a haven for scuba divers and snorkelers, while its lush tropical forest provides a back to nature retreat.
There are more than 30 cave temples in and around Ipoh, the capital city of Perak state. Perak Tong, after more than 50 years of diligent and careful work in and around the cave temple, has become one of the best cave temples in Malaysia and is among the most famous and frequently visited. The walls of the cave are decorated with colourful murals depicting characters and events from the Chinese mythology and Buddhist scriptures.
White Water Rafting
Padas white water rafting rates high on the list of nature adventure must-dos in Sabah. This exhilarating excursion covers a distance of 30 kilometers making it the longest rafting route in Borneo by far. Padas River has also been rated to have some of the best and safest rapids in South East Asia. It is suitable for rafters aged 12 to 55. The seven swollen rapids offer will ultimately challenge your survival (and paddling) skills to the very core.
Canopy Walk-Taman Negara
A visit to Taman Negara is incomplete without doing the canopy walk on Bukit Teresek across the longest suspension bridge in the world. The 45m. high and 510m. long walkway allows you to view the rich and diverse flora and fauna at the very summit of the forest.
The most popular holiday spot in Malaysia, it is made up of 99 island of varying size, but all the action is found on the biggest one, Palau Langkawi. Long, sandy beaches give way to hilly jungles. It’s a tourist hotspot and not the ideal place if you want to avoid the crowds entirely. It has some of the best resorts in Malaysia. With its crystal blue water, pristine beaches, numerous water activities, green landscapes and awesome sunsets Langkawi is also a paradise for honeymooners. Air trekking is a popular adventure activity in Langkawi. There are 3 flying foxes or ziplines that glide between 8m to over 40m above the forest floor from tree to tree, most of them called strangler figs!
Diving & Snorkeling in Sabah
Malaysia is one of the premier dive-spots in the region with great dive locations and infrastructure. The East Coast of Malaysia is a must do for snorkeling and diving. Sabah with its deep waters, sandy beaches, tropical islands, blue waters, coral reefs and atolls, has several dive sites including Sipadan Island, Langkayan Island, Mataking Island, Mabul Island rated to be amongst the top ten globally. Snorkeling in Kota Kinabalu is a fun experience and it also means you don’t have to be a diver to enjoy a day on Gaya Island. There are plenty of activities at the dive centre as Gaya Island is virtually wild.
Street food at Jalan Alor in Kuala Lumpur
From satay and Laksa to Masi Goreng and Beef Rendang, there’s a mouth watering spread to keep foodies satisfied. Connoisseurs can also head to the popular restaurants that serve their signature dishes and specialties during festivals. One can also sip on refreshing brews like tea and juices, and savour traditional desserts and cakes available at various stalls. It’s busy, crowded and full on in your face Asia, but the food from any of the restaurants and essence of Malaysia.
Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak
One of the world’s longest networks of caves can be found in this park with the gigantic Sarawak chamber as its main attraction. It is the world’s largest underground chamber which can accommodate 40 Boeing 747 aircraft comfortably. The world’s biggest cave passage – Deer Cave is one that can hold five cathedrals the size of Saint Paul’s in London. Clear Water Cave, the longest cave in South East Asia is also found here. Millions of bats and swiftlets swarm here and it is awesome to watch them stream out into the jungle at dusk, especially when the bats fly out and seem to form the shape of a dragon.
A fascinating fusion of the East and West, Penang embraces modernity while retaining its traditions and old world charm. There are reflected in its harmonious multiracial populace and well preserved heritage building which led to George Town being accorded a listing as a UNESCO world Cultural Heritage Site recently. Long regarded as the food capital of Malaysia, Penang also entices visitors with its beautiful coastline and scrumptious cuisines. Explore here Malaysia Holiday Tour Package at Traveoport.