Malaysia will be an ideal choice for your holiday because its peaceful scenery, rich culture and delicious foods.
Best time to visit
The weather in Malaysia is always warm and dry so it is considered as a tropical paradise with a diverse ecosystem. There really is no “best time” and “bad time” to visit Malaysia, you can travel this country at any time of the year.
– From April to September: is dry season in Malaysia, the average temperatures range from 29-35oC. Travelling at this time, your holiday will not be affected by rain and it also is the best time to take an ecological tour and enjoy many kinds of tropical fruit in here.
– From October to March: is rainy season. Rain can come suddenly, therefore, if you decide to visit Malaysia at this time, do not forget to bring raincoats or umbrellas.
Getting around Malaysia
First of all, let take a city map. You can easily find it at airport, train station or receptionist desk. Like many other tourist destinations, there are a lot means of transportation for your choice to travel around Malaysia:
Public transit has bus, tram and metro. No matter which public transport you choose, we suggest you to start from KL Sentral station because it is the main transport hub in Kuala Lumpur and surrounding areas.
Taxi: There are three taxi colors in Malaysia which present your social status. Blue taxi is a VIP taxi with good services and very expensive, of course. Red and yellow taxis are more popular but you have to negotiate the price first to avoid paying lot of money.
Where to visit in Malaysia
The following are some famous places you should visit during your trip:
West coast of Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur: is the most well-known destination of Malaysia. Coming this city, you can visit Petronas Twin Towers, Sultan Abdul Samad building at Merdaka Square, Chinatown, Bukit Bintang, Negara Zoo, Batu caves, Genting Highlands and so on.
Putrajaya: About 30km fron the South of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya is Malaysia’s federal administration centre. Many majestic buildings were built in here such as Perdana Putra building, Putra Mosque, Seri Perdana, Taman Putra Perdana park, Millennium Monument and Seri Wawasan.
Penang: Penang is one of the most attractive destinations in Malaysia thanks to its rich culture and delicious cuisine. Some famous attractions in Penang are Penang Hill, Penang Botanic Gardens, Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang Butterfly Farm, Snake Temple and War Museum.
Georgetown: is an UNESCO World Heritage site. You should visit Cheong Fatt Tze building, Pulau Penang Hall, Queen Victoria Clock Tower, Wat Chaiyamangalaram pagoda, Kapitan Keling Mosque,… when travelling here.
Malacca: Outstanding attractions in Malacca include: old building Peranakan, Cheng Hoon Teng Pagoda, Dutch Square with Tang Beng Swee clock tower,…
Langkawi: is a paradise of Malaysia with a lot of destinations such as Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, Gunung Raya mountain, Laman Padi Rice Garden, Underwater World Aquarium, Eagle Square, Pantai Cenang beach, Datai bay, etc.
Ipoh: mainly attracts tourist by buildings with old colonial architecture such as Brich Memorial Clocktower, Ipoh Railway Station, Ipoh Town Hall, Muzium Darul Ridzuan, Perak Tong cave, Kellie’s Castle and Ulu Geroh forest.
East coat of Malaysia
Cameron Highlands: Gunung Brinchang, Mossy Forest, Parit Waterfall, Blue Valley, Robinson Rose Garden, Rose Valley and Robinson waterfall.
Kuantan: Teluk Cempedak, Balok, Pantai Batu Hitam, Panching caves, Berkelah waterfall,…
Fraser’s Hill: is the best place to watching more thab 250 bird species and walking on the romantic paths.
Perhentian island: includes many small islets with long white sandy beaches, diverse ecosystem and coral reefs. Scuba diving is the most popular activity in here.
Kuching: is the cleanest city in Malaysia. Famous attractions in here are: Sultan Iskandar Planetarium, Kuching City Mosque, Medan Raya complex, Kuching Waterfront, Pasar Minggu SundayMarket, Cat Museum.
Kota Kinabalu: Coming here, you can visit Atkinson Clock Tower, City Park, Gaya Streey Food and Tanjung Aru beach.
Malaysian cuisine is a combination of Chinese, Indian, Singaporean,.., cuisine. There are many amazing dishes you can enjoy in this country: Penang Assam Laksa noodles, Nasi Kandar curry, Rojak salad, Lor Bak, Char Kway Teow and so on.
We hope that you will have a perfect and unforgettable trip in Malaysis with all these information above. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or comments. You also can subcribe and like this article if you feel it is useful!