|Capital city||Kuala Lumpur|
|Time zone||UTC +8|
Malaysia is made up of a rich tapestry of different cultures and well-preserved heritage. The cities of George Town and Melaka serve as a living museum of sorts, with well-preserved heritage buildings and historical sites, gaining them the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage City status.
Cameron Highlands is the largest tea-growing region in Malaysia. Boh Plantation or Bharat Tea Plantation is a must visit destination in Cameron Highlands due to its scenic vistas, harmony and tranquillity and last but not the least cool fresh pure breathable air.
There are a growing number of marinas and yacht clubs throughout Malaysia, where it’s possible to tighten the mainsail, tug on a halyard, and let the tropical breezes take you to new and exciting destinations. The must-visit destination in Penang – Straits Quay.
Malaysia’s well-preserved natural landscape is perfect for a wide range of eco – adventures. Malaysia’s rainforests such as Taman Negara – one of the world’s oldest tropical rainforests – possess an impressive biodiversity and are home to some rare and endemic species.
The arts and crafts of Malaysia are as colourful and rich as its multicultural background. Central Market, Kuala Lumpur, centre for Malaysian culture, art and craft. You can find local handicrafts, textiles, souvenirs and collectibles here.
Hawker Food Trails
Malaysia is a world – renowned food haven. Malaysia food culture has heavy influences from the Malays, Indians, Indonesians and Chinese, make Malaysian food has a very full flavored taste. Try, Assam Laksa, Char Kuey Teow, Chee Cheong Fun.
Malaysia’s stunning islands and beaches provide the ideal sun, sea and sand getaways. Some of these islands, particularly along the coasts of Terengganu and Sabah, are world-class dive sites with breathtaking underwater landscapes.
Elite clubs, laid-back lounges, large night-markets and sky-high bars define the happening nightlife of Malaysia. Check out Nagaba, Coppersmith and Dining in the sky which located in KL, and also Coley Pubs in Bangsar.
ORANG UTAN ISLAND
Situated within the Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, a resort that houses a three acre eco-park where visitors can closely interact with various other animals such as deer and snakes. The Orang Utan Island is a research institution dedicated to the preservation and research of the orang-utan.
GUNUNG LANG, IPOH
Gunung Lang Recreational Park, located off Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, It is developed around a scenic backdrop of limestone hills of Gunung Lang and Gunung Bilike. The main attractions of Taman Rekreasi Gunung Lang are the man-made cascading waterfall atop a limestone hill, a 2km broadwalk over the swamp and lookout towers.
KTM RAILWAY STATION, IPOH
The Ipoh railway station was designed by Arthur Benison Hubback, it was first constructed and opened in 1935, making it the second concrete station to be constructed in the town. The Ipoh station was used as a shooting location for the film Anna and the King, starring Jodie Foster. The building also houses the hotel called the Majestic Hotel.
MASJID UBUDIAH, KUALA KANGSAR
Comfortably cradled in a crook of Perak River, Kuala Kangsar is a well preserved old Royal Town where its serenity and its well-maintained old palaces are worth a mention. Attractions are the Royal Museum (Istana Kenangan), Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah, Ubudiah Mosque, Mariwasa Kraftangan (The Asean Houses) and many more which famous to heritage enthusiasts.
KELLIE'S CASTLE, BATU GAJAH
Kellie’s Castle is a castle located in Batu Gajah, Kinta District, Perak, Malaysia. The unfinished, ruined mansion, was built by a Scottish planter named William Kellie Smith.
TELUK INTAN LEANING TOWER
The leaning tower of Teluk Intan is the Malaysia equivalent of the world famous tower of Pisa in Italy. It is located in the centre of the town of Teluk Intan, Perak. The tower is slanted leftward similar to Tower of Pisa. It is 25.5 metres tall and from outside, it looks like a 8 storey building. In actual fact, you will find out as you go inside that the building is divided into 3 storeys.
GUA TEMPURUNG, GOPENG
Gua Tempurung cave is the largest limestone cave in Peninsula Malaysia. It comprises of five huge domes with ceilings resembling coconut shells. These caves are famous for its breathtaking gallery of stalagmites, stalactites and other amazing rock formations that are superb speleological wonders, found only in this part of the world.
Pangkor Island is accessible via ferry from Lumut Town, the island is a thriving tourist destination in Perak and nothing beats the wonderful offerings of her pristine beaches.
The Royal Belum State Park is a preserve and conserve as a State Park, this Belum-Temengor forest is estimated to be of 130 million years of age, thus making it older than the Amazon or Congo. There’s much to see and do around Belum State Park; jungle trails and river cruises , the Pulau Talikail Lookout Tower, the search for the rafflesia, a visit to Orang Asli village, trek to Sira Gajah with the chance to spot wildlife.