Malaysia

Experience Malaysia

Malaysia is a popular Southeast Asian country and this country is well known for its Chinese, Malay, European and Indian influences. Malaysia and its various cities are famous tourist destinations and people love to spend some days in Malaysian destinations like Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Batu Pahat etc and some of the popular attractions in Malaysia are Petronas Towers, Batu Caves, Mount Kinabalu, Aquaria KLCC, Putra Mosque, Kuala Lumpur Tower, National Mosque of Malaysia etc which travelers can explore on Malaysia tour. Visit EaseMyTrip.com for amazing holiday packages for Malaysia tour and enjoy some mind blowing days in Malaysia.

The island nation of Malaysia has so much to offer that you will have a hard time deciding what to include in your Malaysia tour. Malaysia is partly located on the Malay Peninsula and part on the island of Borneo, separated by the South China Sea. While you have bustling modern cities, skyscrapers, and relaxing islands on the peninsula, you can also find jungles filled with exotic wild animals like the orangutan, remote tribes and diving opportunities on the island of Borneo. Borneo’s rainforests are one of the oldest on earth, over 140 million years in the making. The country is full of natural and man-made attractions and is an amalgamation of varied cultural influences like Malay, Chinese, European and Indian.

Cameron Highlands : Just three and a half hours drive away (about 205 km) from Kuala Lumpur, the Cameron Highland is the most scenic hill station in Malaysia. The highlands is blessed with lush greenery and stunning landscape and has rejuvenating tea plantations, picturesque orchards, and blissful gardens. The island offers a range of activities, from walking in tea gardens to hiking and trekking in dense forests, and visiting strawberry farms. Travellers who want to be with nature away from the noise of the big cities or want to escape the heat of the low lands should head to this paradise.

Taman Negara National Park : Nothing could be more enjoyable than a nature walk through one of the oldest deciduous rainforests in the world. It would be best if you considered getting Malaysia tour packages from India, which includes the Taman Negara national park. It is home to rare plants, and exotic birds like the rare Malayan peacock-pheasant, and animals like Malaysian tiger, Malaysian gaur and Asian elephants. Check the world’s longest canopy walkway, experience fishing, caving, observing wildlife and much more. So, if nature interests you then don’t miss this place.

Mount Kinabalu in Sabah : The highest mountain in Malaysia standing 4095 metres (13,435 feet), Gunung Kinabalu (Mount Kinabalu) Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site is a major attraction for thousands of climbers every year. Whether you choose to climb the high summit or explore the various flora species, Mount Kinabalu is a great nature’s retreat.

Pulao Payar Marine Park : This marine park is all about undersea actions like snorkelling and scuba diving. Just 30 km south of Langkawi main island, you can reach there on a catamaran or a speedboat in about an hour. Spread over two nautical miles, this marine park is famed for the varied and colourful marine life surrounding a coral reef.

Gunung Mulu National Park : A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this national park in the island of Borneo is home to some of the largest and longest cave passage (the Deer Cave) and underground chamber (the Sarawak Chamber) in the world and karst formations. The caves are home to millions of bats and cave swiftlets that swarm out into the jungle every evening at dusk. Visitors will be pleasantly surprised by the gigantic razor-sharp grey pinnacles, and deep-cut canyons, which are aptly named The Pinnacles Trail.

Cultural Heritage of Malaysia - Being a part of the ancient international spice route many hundreds of years ago, Malaysia has turned into a land of intriguing cultural diversity. Everything from its people to its architecture, food to art, dance to attire reflect a colourful heritage and a mosaic of cultures.

George Town in Penang : A UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, the virgin paradise of Penang is brimming with cultural sights. Visit George Town, the quaint and old capital of Penang state. The town is endowed with Asian and European influence that lends a unique cultural heritage evident in every nook and corner of the town. There are thousands of old buildings comprising Chinese shops, residential jetties, mosques, churches, temples, and British colonial edifices. Walking through the streets of George Town is like walking down the paths of history.

Go food hunting at Penang : Penang is fondly regarded as the food capital of Malaysia and is one of the world's best gastronomic destinations. The street food scene of Penang has the best elements from Malay, Chinese, Indian, Thai and Indonesian cuisine that have been fused together to create unique and flavourful cuisine. Street and hawker food practically line the streets, and there are also large open-air food courts to sample different dishes under one roof. Some of the most popular food to try here are signature Penang Assam Laksa (a Chinese-Malay infused a sour and spicy noodle soup), Nasi Lemak (a coconut-based rice preparation), Otak-Otak (fishcake dish), Cendol (a sticky-sweet dessert) and Roti Chanai among a plethora of other delicacies.

Sarawak Cultural Village : The Sarawak Cultural Village is a unique living museum aimed at preserving the cultural heritage of Sarawak state. It offers a perfect introduction to local cultures and lifestyles. Here visitors can find replicas of buildings that represent the Bidayuh, Iban, Orang Ulu, Penan, Melanau, Malay and Chinese ethnic groups. The local people demonstrate traditional activities of Sarawak’s diverse tribes like making of handicrafts and the processing of sago. There is a theatre where you can enjoy multicultural dance performances. The cultural village also hosts theme dinners, nightly ceremonies and traditional weddings.

Take a tour of the mosques : Islam is one of the main religions in Malaysia, and no wonder several mosques also serve as places of worship for the majority Muslim community. Some of the prominent mosques here are National Mosque of Malaysia (aka Masjid Negara), Masjid Jamek (aka Friday Mosque), Putra Mosque, Friday Territory Mosque, and many more. If you are a visitor and curious about Islamic culture in Malaysia, then these mosques are the best place to find your answers.

Melaka (Malacca) : This historical city centre of Malaysia, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site was the location of the earliest Malay Sultanates, which was later abolished by the Portuguese. The laid back, the old town of Malacca has a richly diverse history discovered through the Portuguese forts, colonial buildings, Chinese shophouses, mosques, churches and temples. You can also browse through the antique curios shops and independent art galleries.

Watersports in Malaysia : Whether you are looking for family-friendly activities or some serious adrenaline-pumping activities, Malaysia has got you covered with all water adventures. With its pristine beaches and rushing rivers, Malaysia is an ideal holiday destination to indulge in water sports. Snorkelling, windsurfing, jet skiing and kayaking are some of the famous highlights here. Some of the best coral reefs in the South China Sea can be seen in Malaysia’s east coast, great for snorkelling.

Scuba Diving : Scuba diving is one of the most popular water activities to do while holidaying in Malaysia. Perhentian Island, Sipadan Island, Mataking Island, Mabul Island are some of the best places for scuba diving here. Sharks and turtles are a common sight along with a variety of fish and coral species on these islands.

Snorkelling : Malaysia’s tropical islands are popular snorkelling sites with beautiful reefs. The best locations for snorkelling in Malaysia are Langkawi Island, Tioman Island and Perhentian Island.

Sea Walking : If you lack diving or swimming abilities but still want to experience life underwater, sea walking is your best bet. It is perfect for the whole family and the kids. TARP (Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park) in Sabah is your best place to go for this underwater adventure.

White-water rafting : An excellent rafting destination in Malaysia is the Kampak River in Perak. It boasts 14 rapids of Class I and II. For a more family-friendly destination, Sungkai River is excellent for amateurs and beginners.

Kayaking : For a thrilling kayaking experience in Malaysia, head for mangrove kayaking in Langkawi. Kayaking can be a great arm workout, but it doesn’t have to be just that especially in Langkawi where you won’t even feel the arms at work because you’ll be busy admiring the scenery and looking out for wildlife. Other places to try kayaking in Malaysia are Merapuh, Kuching, and Seribuat Archipelago.

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrival in Kuala Lumpur

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  • Day 2

    Kuala Lumpur

    Explore the hundred million years old rain forest of Malaysia on this day trip to Genting Highlands. You will be picked up from your hotel around 9:30 AM for an 8-hour long experience which also includes an enroute visit to Batu Caves. A limestone hill, it is home to a series of caves, 400 million years old limestone formations and sacred Hindu shrines, Batu Caves is one of the most revered attractions of Malaysia. After exploring the caves, you will then proceed towards Genting Highlands, a one-of-a-kind hill station that offers a unique experience for everyone. Once here, enjoy an exciting cable car ride (only one side ticket included) and undisturbed views of nature. Featuring Malaysias biggest strawberry farm, grand casino, 5 star luxury hotels, an 18-hole golf course, unlimited options for adventure activities and more, Genting Highlands is a never-ending adventure. After spending eight-hours of absolute fun, you will be then dropped back to your hotel. This trip includes a one-way cable car ride ticket and shared transfers from and to the hotel. The duration of the trip will be around 8 hours. Do note, this is an experience with a shared transfer and in case of any delays, the guest would miss the experience. There would be no refund possible in such a case.

  • Day 3

    Kuala Lumpur

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  • Day 4

    Full Day Legoland tour with 1 Day Combo ticket on Shared Transfer

    An ultimate destination for fun and entertainment, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is a multi-award winning attraction in Malaysia. To visit this lively attraction, you will be picked up from your hotel around 9:30 AM in the morning. Recognized as Asia's Best Attraction for four consecutive years (2007 - 2010), the waterpark features more than 80 rides in 6 adventure zones Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park and Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, this place has something for every one, whether you are aged 8 or 80. Once here, you would get to spend 8-hours of your day enjoying fun rides, adrenalin pumping waters slides, witnessing amazing wildlife and much more. This experience is inclusive of Sunway Lagoon Theme Park tour and shared transfers from and to the hotel. The duration of this experience will be around 8 hours. Please note, in case you are planning to visit the water park, kindly carry your personal swim wear. Please note, the shared transfer rates would be applicable for a minimum of 2 people traveling together. The maximum waiting time is only 10 minutes from the scheduled pick-up time and in case of any delays, the guest would miss the tour. There would be no refund possible in such a case.

  • Day 5

    Kuala Lumpur

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  • Day 6

    Departure from Kuala Lumpur

    Checkout from Hotel in Kuala Lumpur