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Posted on Jun 20, 2016

5 Amazing Destinations in Malaysia

5 Amazing Destinations in Malaysia

Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia can be defined as a perfect host of packages to fabulous destinations and amazing cultural heritage. It is a holiday destination, which gives you an opportunity to explore beauty of pristine beaches, amazing nightlife and places of cultural importance. The country is famous for its unique history, unrivaled cuisine and culture. These are the reasons that it is referred as one of the hassle free destinations to travel in the Southeast Asia. It is a place, which is world renowned for its amazing location, luxurious beachresorts and its environment and foothills. Malaysia offers an exotic blend of rain forests, beaches with lively mixture of Indian, and Chinese-Malay influences.  You can try a variety of leisure activities from exploring the jungle and long waterfront houses to relaxing on the white sand beaches of the country. It is one of the few destinations, which reflect the complete culture of the continent of Asia.

Aside from being an amazing holiday destination, Malaysia is also well connected to other popular destinations such as Singapore among others thus working as a gateway to Asia. There are plenty of budget airlines operating every day between Malaysia and other popular destinations in Asia and the Middle East at discounted rates.  You can find cheap flight tickets on Traveloka, which offers an easy way to book tickets to a wide variety of destinations, domestic and international, at competitive rates with no booking fee while accepting various payment methods.
Here are some of the most amazing destinations in Malaysia:

1. Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, sometimes referred to as the ‘Garden City of Lights,’ is the largest as well as the capital city of Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur is recognized globally for its Petronas Twin Towers, which was completed in 1998. It was then the world’s tallest tower, and even now, it holds true with 88-stories.
The city is also famous for its colonial buildings and street shopping avenues including the Chow Kit market, where modernity rubs shoulders with tradition. Kuala Lumpur’s attractions also cover monuments like the Parliament House, the National Science Center, and the National Monument.

Kuala Lumpur
Aside these attractions, Kuala Lumpur has to its credit a countless number of zoos, libraries, nightclubs, casinos, temples and churches, amusement and fun parks, and recreational parks and botanical gardens.

2. Malacca
Malacca, also known as The Historic City, is the third smallest state in Malaysian and is located in the Southern region of the Malay Peninsula.  Malacca, located 147 km from Kuala Lumpur, is a city by the sea, which offers visitors to explore and enjoy the cultural heritage. It is one of those places in Malaysia, where you can see the beautiful fusion of Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and British cultures. Backwater concert in this city is another fascinating attraction offering a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the journey, while having a close look at the walls and historic ruins. Cheng Hoon Teng Temple is one of the oldest temple in Malaysia, which is to see and visit the attractions of Malacca

3. Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu is the first city (capital) of Sabah, a state situated in East Malaysia. Kota Kinabalu is mostly famous by its short name KK in all over the world; it is the up-most tourism spot in Malaysia remarkable for facing six heavenly Islands identified by Gaya Island, Sapi Island, Manukan Island, Sulug Island, Mamutik Island and Sepanggar Island. If someone loves having fun in water and planning either a honeymoon trip or a trip with his/her adorable family then without wasting any time step ahead towards Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu is effectively connected by Airline Services universally because it has its own International Airport which connects all domestic and international flights. You are free to board from your own city directly to Kota Kinabalu.

4. Penang
Penang is Malaysia’s second largest city and is an island on the north part. Being on the coast, Penang has its beaches and this was the core attraction for local and foreign tourists. Penang’s most famous hotels and resorts are based around this area namely Tanjung Bungah, Batu ferringhi and Teluk Bahang. Penang opens out golden beaches for visitors who love the combination of sea, sun and sand. For quieter beaches, the Penang National Park is a good option.

Penang Tourist Attractions also consists of attractive panorama parks for example botanical garden at Jalan Air Terjun – A great place to take photo. The flora and fauna of these parks are simply awesome. You are going to get to determine various species of birds, bouquets, and trees & butterflies that welcome you every way you go.

5. Langkawi
This Wonder island city which actually a collection of 99 islands location in northwest Malaysia in the Andaman Sea.  This amazing place is a great tourist attraction to those to visit Malaysia and the interesting fact is that On 1 June 2007, Langkawi Island was given a World Geopark status by UNESCO, by including 3 unique parks in its territory:  1. Machincang Cambrian Geoforest Park, 2. Kilim Karst Geoforest Park and 3. Dayang Bunting Marble Geoforest park.  Langkawi, though consists of many islands, only two are the main areas: the southern islands and northeastern islands while the former are more populated and more visited.  Some of the top attractions for the visitors are: Langkawi Sky Bridge, Dataran Lang (Eagle Square), Langkawi Cable Car, and Underwater World Langkawi while the top beaches are Pantai Cenang, Pantai Tengah, and Tanjung Rhu.
Kuala Lumpur boosts of two international airports. KLIA in Sepang is Malaysia’s primary gateway.  Two kilometers away is the new and sophisticated KLIA2 which is also the world’s largest airport for budget airlines.


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Images credit (under CCL) by order:   Eric MontfortDaniel HoherdAh Wei