We have written about different places. If you are thinking about a vacation outside India on a decent budget, Malaysia is a good choice. Considering the ease of visa, reasonably priced flight tickets and some good options to stay, Malaysia is truly a must visit. It’s pretty easy to get the visa and mostly it takes almost a week for the whole process.
Malaysia truly Asia, the punch line says it all, being one of the most attractive tourist destination in Asia. Be it the beautiful islands or pretty looking green mountains, or the traditions and customs, everything makes Malaysia everyone’s favorite destination. Below are some of the must visit destination in Malaysia-
Petronas Twin Towers: Petronas twin tower, Kuala Lumpur is a must see when you are in Malaysia. The mesmerizing architectural excellence of the tall Petronas tower is a treat to the eyes. Each tower is standing tall at 450 meters above sea level and they are one among the tallest buildings in the world. As Petronas tower is one of the favorite destination it’s mostly crowded so it’s best to do prior online booking before your visit.
Langkawi: The beautiful beaches of Langkawi should be on your list when you are planning Malaysia tour. Langkawi consist of a huge group of 99 islands with breathtakingly picturesque beaches, mangroves, and crystal clear water. The main attractions of Langkawi are Langkawi Cable Car, Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, Langkawi Sky Bridge etc. Many films are short in this island, this island is one of the main attractions of this island nation.
Penang: Penang has got a historical importance. Georgetown, the capital of Penang is granted UNESCO World Heritage status. Unlike other parts of Malaysia, in Penang, you’ll see historical buildings and old architecture which gives a feel of vintage charm altogether.
The main attractions of Penang are Batu Ferringhi which is the most famous beach vacation spot, then there are the beautiful botanical gardens.
Also, there is Penang Wonerfood Museum which gives the travelers, especially foodies a picture about the unique food culture idea with the larger than life display of Malaysian dishes. Penang Wonderfood Museum’s giant replica food section in the Wow Zone proves to be a big hit amongst locals and tourists. There are also places like Georgetown which is a pedestrian friendly city, the Penang hill, Kek Lok Si temple and even an Adventure land for some fun time. Also, there is a beautiful Interactive Museum in Georgetown with clever 3D imagery features.
Malaysian Borneo: Mulu caves in Gunung Mulu National Park are a must visit for nature lovers. Gunung Mulu National Park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The underground cave in itself is an incredible sight for the travelers. Other than this you can enjoy the wildlife and rain forests here. Also, there is a bird park in Kuala Lumpur where you might want to take your kids to.
Our choice of stay was Lexis port Dickson, a charming resort with a Tropical Balinese touch. We loved the sea facing rooms, but the best is the Chalets which are just above the water. Your room in Lexis port Dickson has a glass panel on the floor through which you can see the water below. The luxurious ambiance of this place is just incredible.
Other than these there is Bukit Bintang the famous shopping hub. This is the shopping and entertainment district of Malaysia with retail stores, cafes, night markets & street food joints. Malaysia also has some good food options. There are places where you should go and try the food like Imbi market. The Malaysian cuisine is awesome, you should give it a try when you are there.