Malaysia Traveling – Guidebook from A to Z

MALAYSIA, REAL AMAZING HOLIDAY !

Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, Malaysia borders with Thailand in the West ( Peninsular Malaysia ) and  Indonesia, Brunei in the East ( Malaysia Borneo). Thank to diverse cultural landscape, majestic oldest architectures were built in British colony period, as well as beautiful beaches and excellent islands of the Pacific ocean,  Malaysia is one of World’s top holiday destinations. Malaysia traveling is the best choice for a fulfilling vacation  with friends and family.

TRANSPORTATION : How traveling to Malaysia?

The best way traveling to Malaysia quickly and safely is by airplane. There are many airlines’ companie such as: Vietnam Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Jetstar and AirAsia that have return flights from Hanoi/ Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur to serve tourists. The common price of flight ticket for 2 ways from Ho Chi Minh city to Kuala Lumpur is about 4,000,000VND ( equals $200USD), and for the flight from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur is from 4,500,000VND to 6,000, 0000 ( equals $225USD to $300USD). The useful recommend for a saving trip is flying with AirAsia airline. It regularly offers promotion with cheaper price ticket for flights to Malaysia.

By the way, if tourist wants to make a combine tour: Singapore – Malaysia or Thailand – Malaysia, here are some suggests:

Low cost AirAsia airline

Low cost AirAsia airline

  • Singapore – Malaysia: First, tourist can take the bus from Singapore to Johor Bahru ( the South of Malaysia), then change the bus continually go to Melaka and Putrajaya, finally take the KL skytrain to come Kuala Lumpur.
  • Thailand – Malaysia: From Hat Yai of the South Thailand, tourist travels to Malaysia by train or bus. Another way, taking the train from Bangkok to Butterworth where nears Penang.

Domestic traveling in Malaysia: There are 3 common ways for traveling to different cities in Malaysia. Firstly, traveling by plane, low-cost AirAsia airline or Malaysia Airlines is the good choice. Secondly, traveling by train. There are 2 railways for tourist to choose: KTMB  departs from Malaysia’s peninsula and Jungle Railway leaves from Malaysia Borneo.

KL skytrain in Malaysia

KL skytrain in Malaysia

ATTRACTIONS

Visiting Attractive Destinations and Enjoy Excellent Beaches

Malaysia is filled of a wide variety unique attractions. Malaysia traveling gives to you not only World’s heritage sites, a rich tapestry of culture and history , as well as exciting experiences in pristine beaches and breathtaking islands of Pacific ocean area, but also enjoy delicious diverse food of the world. Now, let go to explore Malaysia !

The West Malaysia ( Peninsular Malaysia)

This region offers a range of things to do and see, including the most bustled cities as Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, as well as World’s Heritage sites of  Melaka, and Georgetown.

Kuala Lumper: the federal capital and most popular destination in Malaysia. Coming to Kuala Lumpur, tourist have chance to see the most famous symbols of Malaysia, the Petronas Twin Towers. Inside of this tower has the very bustled Suria KLCC shopping mall. Besides of modern buildings city, Kuala Lumper also owns oldest British colonial architectures are Sultan Abdul Samad mansion in the Merdeka Square and Kuala Lumpur Railways station.

Petronas Twin Tower

Petronas Twin Tower

In the center of city, there is the biggest Chinatown with many shops and Chinese restaurants. Lake Garden is the huge lung of city where people can enjoy fresh air and cool atmosphere. Next to place is the National Planetarium which built follow the Islamic architecture.

If you like shopping, let visit to the shopping heaven Bukit Bintang, or take one – stop to BB Plaza or Berjaya Times Square.  The other attractions include Museum of Islamic Art in Southeast Asia’s largest IAMM, Muzium Negara National Museum, National Zoo Zoo Negara, Istana Budaya National Theatre, and in the north of Kuala Lumpur is  Batu Caves limestone where has Lord Murugan statue of Hindus.

From Kuala Lumpur tourist can move to the resort on the plateau Genting Highlands, an important destination of Malaysia Traveling.

Putrajaya: It takes about 30Km in the south of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya  serves as the federal administrative centre of Malaysia. It has another name  Prang Besar in the past. There are several glorious places that visitors can explore: Perdana Putra, Putra Mosque Islam, Pernada Prime minister’s palace, Taman Putra Perdana park, Millennium Monument memorial, Seri Wawasan bridge. Don’t miss the great chance to visit and take the eyes to these landscapes.

Perdana Putra

Perdana Putra

Penang: a state in Malaysia and the name of its constituent island, located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is a delightful fusion of nature, culture and history. There are plenty of attractive places to visit : Penang Hill / Bukit Bendera, Penang Botanic Gardens or another named Waterfront Garden, Kek Lok Si temple with the blend of Style Khmer, Thailand and Chinese, Penang Butterfly Farm, Snake Temple and Penang War Mesium. Georgetown, Butterworth and Nibong Tebal are famous cities of Penang where visitors can not miss to visit in once.

Kek Lok Si

Kek Lok Si

Georgetown: UNESCO World Heritage City

Armenian Street

Armenian Street

As the vibrant capital city of Penang, Georgetown was awarded prestigious title of UNESCO World Heritage City in 2008. This city is filled of heritage mansions, historical landmarks inflenced by the diversity cultural combination of Chinese, Isamic and Colonial British. There are much more exciting places visit: Cheong Fatt Tze mansion states on Leith Street, Pulau Pinang Hall, Fort Cornwallis on Light Street, Little India , Armenian Street with plenty of British colony heritages, Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, Queen Victoria Clock Tower, Wat Chaiya mangalaram temple, Dhammikarama Burmese temple , Kapitan Keling Mosque, Godness of Mercy temple,  Kuan Yin Teng oldes mansion, St. George’s Church and Church of the Assumption. Georgetown is widely known as the place of best food in Malaysia. Exploring Georgetown and tasting delicious food of India, Chinese, Malay and Western’s style on streets.

Melaka/ Malacca: recognised the title of  UNESCO World Heritage City since 7 July , 2008. Rich in culture and historical architectures strongly influenced by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British, the oldest city is one of the popular destination of country. Going around Melaka city, visiting all historical attractions such as: Stadthuys and Baba Nyonya Peranakheritage Museum, Christ Church, Dutch Square with Tang Beng Swee, Jonker and Heeren streets. Enjoy beautiful riverside view and see parts of historical melaka on boat the Melaka River Cruise.

Langkiwi: the duty – free island, paradise of Malaysia traveling. It consists of 99 islands situated in the Andaman sea. Coming here, tourists will be amazing with delightful beaches, suburbresorts and refreshing natural activities.

The best places of Langkiwi should visit: Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls or called Seven Wells, Gunung Raya mountain, Crocodile Adventureland, Laman Padi Rice Garden, Legend Garden, Underwater World, Eagle Square and Oriental Village.

Specially, enjoy beautiful beaches of Langkawi: Pantai Cenang, Pantai Tengah, Pantai Kok, Tanjung Rhu, Datai Bay, Burau Bay, Pantai Pasir Hitam and Pasir Tengkorak. 

Eagle Square in Langkiwi

Eagle Square in Langkiwi

Peninsular Malaysia’s Eastern 

Cameron higland: situated in Peninsular Malaysia’s Earthern, Cameron highlands is one of the most attrative destinations of Malaysia traveling.

With the height of 1,500 metres above the sea, Cameron Highlands comprises a series of best places to visit: Gunung Brinchang, Malaysia’s  Highest peak mountain, Mossy Forest, Parit Waterfall, Blue Valley, Robinson Rose Garden, Rose Center Rose Valley, Time Tunnel museum , and butterfly garden.

Rose Garden in Cameron hingland

Rose Garden in Cameron hingland

 

Pantai Batu Hitam black rocks

Pantai Batu Hitam black rocks

Kuantan: Kuantan is the biggest state on Peninsular Malaysia, and the third largest state of Malaysia. With the most glamor beaches, Kuantan is one the most popular destinations of Malaysia traveling such as: Teluk Cempedak, Balok, Pantai Batu Hitam and and of course the popular Cherating beach.

There are some other fun attractions and sights in Kuantan for travellers as: Beserah fishing village, Pulau Ular snackland, Sungai Lembing tin’s village, Panching cave, Berkelah waterfall and Pahang State Mosque.

Fraser’s Hill: Located in Pahang, Fraster’s Hill is the best place for bird-watching with diversity of birds and animal species. some spots to visit: Block Tower, Jeriau Waterfalls Hemmant Trail, Bishop’s Trail and Pine Tree Trail for activities of hiking.

Perhentian Island: an archipelago lies off the northeastern coast of West Malaysia,  comprising two main islands, Pulau Perhentian Besar and Pulau Perhentian Kecil. This is an ideal destination of Malaysia traveling for scuba – diving, swimming and snorkeling..

The best place for scuba –  diving’s activity: Pinnacle (Tokong Laut) and Sugar Wreck. As well as, Teluk Pauh, Shark Point and Tanjung Basi are ideal for travellers who like snorkeling.

Specially, from Perhentian Island, travellers can visit another most popular attractions, Redang island.

Pasir Panjang Beach

Pasir Panjang Beach

Tioman Island: Located approximately 56Km off the coast of Pahang, Tioman island is hailed as one of the best beach getaways of Malaysia traveling. The island is really paradise with soft golden sands,  cool mountain streams, and refreshing waterfalls admit its lush tropical rainforest. This is also the best destination for scuba – diving.

The South of Peninsular Malaysia

Johor Bahru: a state of Peninsular’s Malaysia, Johor is popular attractions include golf course, seafood village and fruit farms. It is an essential transport hub of Malaysia traveling. Some attractions of Johor Bahru: Air Batang village, Coral Bay, Monkey Bay, Monkey Beach.

The East of Malaysia ( Malaysia Borneo)

Sarawak: the Land of the Hornbills is the country’s largest state forming part of Malaysia Burneo. It is known as a paradise for Eco – Aventures. Coming to Sarawak, travellers can’t miss the chance to visit the famous “ Cat City”, Kutching.

Kutching: Described as one of the most attractive cities in Malaysia, Kutching is known as the nice and clean capital of Sarawak state. With rich history, sightseeing, and oldest  architectures, Kutching is the best destination of Malaysia traveling. Coming to Kutching, travellers have chance to visit famous attractions as: Chinatown, Sarawak museum, waterfront, and Kubah national park.

Kota Kinabalu: Known as a vibrant city on Sabah’s west coast, Kota Kinnabalu is new destinationof Malaysia traveling. Kota Kinnabalu is developing in Eco – Aventures with activities like mountain climbing, white-water rafting, caving, diving and river cruising. There are some attractions where travellers should visit as: Atkinson clock tower, Tanjung Aru beach, City Park, Gaya Street – Chinatown of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah State Mosque, and Kota Kinabalu Mosque.

Sabah State Mosque

Sabah State Mosque

Miri: the small city in the northern Sarawak of Malaysia Burneo. Miri also is the very popular rest-stop for tourists before visiting two famous destinations of Malaysia traveling: Gunung Mulu National Park and Kelabit Highlands. Another interesting place of visit is the tamu market called Tamu Muhibba

Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park

FOOD: Tasting delicious food

Cuisine, Restaurant and Malaysia’s special local food

Malaysia offers Asia’s best variety of cuisine given the wide of cooking styles and traditions. Now, coming and tasting Malaysia’s delicious food

Malaysia Cuisine:

Penang assam laksa noodles: this is combination of Chinese and Malay. The main ingredients to cook includes : Laksa noodles or rice vermicelli, coconut milk, curry soup base.

Laksa noddle

Laksa noddle

Curry Nasi Kandar chicken rice: Nasi kandar is an original meal that originated from Penang. Enjoy it with white rice, curry spice sauce and meat

Char kway teow fried noodles : a popular noodle dish in Malaysia. It is made from flat rice noodles, dark soy sauce, chilli and with Prawn.

Char kway teow

Char kway teow

Rojak fruit vegetable Salad: the main ingredients of salad consists typically of cucumber, pineapple, benkoang, bean sprouts, deep-fried tofu and youtiao, Raw mangos and green apples,..can eating with prawn or jellyfish is very delicious

Rojak fruit vegetable Salad

Rojak fruit vegetable Salad

Maylasia Dessert   

Mango sticky rice: a popular sweet sticky rice with coconut milk and fresh mangoes. This sweet dessert is very popular in Malaysia and other countries in Southeast Asia.

Mango Sticky rice

Mango Sticky rice

Seri Muka: Amazing Malaysian sweet cake made of glutinous rice, coconut milk, sugar and pandan leaves. Seri Muka is a very yummy dessert.

Seri Muka

Seri Muka

MALAYSIA TOURS AND ACCOMMODATION

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Malaysia Traveling

Malaysia Traveling