10 must-see destinations in Malaysia (part 2)


Malaysia has been well-known for its stunning architecture, both ancient and modern, surreal beaches and islands that offer incredible adventure activities and amazing amusement parks. These are the top places that can make your trip quite a thing!

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Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu with 4,095m high is the tallest peak in South East Asia and one of the popular climbing destinations in Asia. It is also one of the safest and most conquerable peaks in the world. Located at 85km northeast of Kota Kinabalu and can be seen as far from west coast. This World Heritage Site renowned of its ecology, flora and geology. Mount Kinabalu is one of the main attractions to Sabah beside many other such as orangutans, proboscis monkey and fine scuba diving sites.

From your country, fly direct to Kota Kinabalu International Airport. From the airport either go to Kota Kinabalu City Center or straight to Kundasang, Ranau, Sabah. Have a good rest and be prepared for the hiking.

Tioman Island

Tioman is an island off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Located at 32 nautical miles of Pahang State, the beautiful waters and corals of all shapes and colors surround it. Covered with about 12,000 hectares of tropical jungle with countless mountain streams and waterfalls. Time Magazine selected Tioman as on of the world’s most beautiful islands in 1970s. Tioman is ideal for tourists in many categories such as family with small children, honeymooners, scuba divers, backpackers and adventurers. You get there by air straight from KLIA to the island or via land transport to the jetty either in Mersing or Kuala Rompin the continuing by ferry to the island.

Tioman Island (via thesmartlocal.com)

Cameroon Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh, 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur and at 5,000 ft. above sea level, that enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25 Celsius and sometime falls below 12 celsius. Cameron Highlands is home to many tea plantations, and known as, the largest tea-producing region. The area is also known as a major supplier of vegetables to both Malaysia and Singapore.

Cameron Highlands is popular among tourists as one of the stopping point during their tour to Malaysia that normally includes Taman Negara, Perhentian Island, Penang, Malacca and Langkawi. You can get there either by self-drive or shuttle service or public bus.

Perhentian Islands

Perhentian Islands are well known all over the world because of its pristine beaches and crystal clear water. The island and coral are relatively unspoilt and popular stopping off point for tourist exploring Malaysia and this part of Asia. Play and walk on the soft and white sand with many broken coral in places. The sea is turquoise, and crystal clear make Perhentian Island as the best place for snorkeling in Malaysia, do it right in front of your resort. You can swim, snorkeling, playing at the beach and kayaking for the whole day.

Perhentian Island (via travelblog.expedia)

Perhentian Island is a popular among tourists as one of the destinations during their tour in Malaysia that normally include Taman Negara, Cameron Highlands, Penang, Malacca and Langkawi. You can get there either by self-drive or shuttle service or public transport (bus & taxi) and boat.

Taman Negara

Let’s explore the truly tropical life in Taman Negara. The world’s oldest rainforest, 130 million years old virgin rainforest is waiting to share her pride heritage. Discover, enjoy and release your stress within the most amazing beauty nature. Taman Negara National Park is the perfect place for travelers who love wild life viewing, jungle trekking, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, camping and many more. It is well established as one of the most popular ecotourism in Malaysia. Every year Taman Negara attracts thousands of local and international travelers. It has a tropical, humid climate with temperatures averaging 86°F (30°C). It is opened throughout the year.

Taman Negara is a popular among tourists as one of the destinations during their tour in Malaysia that normally include Cameron Highlands, Perhentian Island, Penang, Malacca and Langkawi.

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