Malaysia is a multicultural country where diverse cultural identities, cityscapes, Islamic minarets, Chinese shrines, and South Indian temples coexist harmoniously, often confusing first-timers. It is one of the very few countries in Southeast Asia where multiple ethnicities and languages live together yet retain their ancestral customs and traditions. The country is equally varied in geography, with scenic coastal plains on one end and deep tropical jungles on the other. If you’re looking to explore this hidden gem, call us to book affordable Malaysia tour packages. We create curated travel packages and custom trips to help you enjoy a truly memorable holiday.

About Malaysia

Malaysia consists of two geographical regions; Peninsular Malaysia in the west and Malaysian Borneo in the east, each separated by the South China Sea. The country is a mix of three ethnic cultures – the Bumiputeras, or the traditional inhabitants that include Malays and Orang Asli, Indians, and Chinese. Similarly, the three main religions in Malaysia include Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, and Hinduism, although Islam is the official religion.

Besides the Petronas Towers and grand mosques, Malaysia is home to four UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites, including Gunung Mulu National Park, Kinabalu Park, George Town and Malacca, and the Lenggong Valley.

It is also a food lover’s paradise with different regions famous for their distinct cultural influences and signature dishes, ranging from beef rendang and nasi lemak to roti canai and mee goreng.

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Places to Visit in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s capital city and a must-visit destination. The town is famous for its eclectic culture, with people from every religion and race living together harmoniously. There are many attractions in and around Kuala Lumpur, from skyscrapers to quiet coffee shops and museums. Some famous interests in KL include the Petronas Twin Towers, the KL Bird Park, KLCC Park, the Chan See Shu Yuen Temple, and the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park. To explore vintage Malaysia, visit Merdeka Square and St Mary’s Church. To explore Chinese culture and food, visit Petaling Street. The street is famous for Chinese delicacies like salted roast duck, steamed buns, Muah Chee, and Kim Lian Kee. Jalan Alor is another world-famous food destination with hundreds of street stalls selling Hokkien noodles, beef skewers, satay, and oyster omelettes, among other things.


Kuching is a laid-back but beautiful city famous for its nature trails, museums, beaches, mosques, and Chinese temples. The Semenggoh Nature Reserve is the country’s largest Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre committed to protecting Borneo’s endangered species. Similarly, the Bako National Park is famous for its wildlife, waterfalls, streams, secluded beaches, and a few endangered species like the rare probosci’s monkey, the long-tailed monkey, and the Bornean bearded pig. Tourists can visit the park for hiking. The city is also famous for its cat-related paraphernalia, probably because Kuching means cat in Malay. And don’t miss the food in Kuching, famous for its Laksa, Kolo Mee, and Sayur Midin Belacan. When looking for Malaysia tour packages, make sure it includes a visit to Kuching’s handicraft market to buy wood carvings, blankets, ironwork, and baskets.

Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah and is famous for its luxurious hotels, resorts, and shopping malls. There are plenty of things to explore in the city, from Masjid Bandaraya, the floating mosque, to enjoying various water activities like snorkeling, diving, trekking, jet skiing, and parasailing. Mount Kinabalu is equally famous for hiking and its rich flora and fauna. Did you know Kota Kinabalu is famous for being one of the Top Eight Places in the World to watch the sunset? You can always choose Malaysia tour packages for couples that include a sunset cruise or a stay at one of the many resorts that offer a great view of the sunset. The rivers in Kota Kinabalu are famous for white water rafting, with different rivers designated for different fitness levels. The river cruise is also a perfect opportunity to watch Borneo’s wildlife up close – ranging from the endangered probosci’s monkey to monitor lizards.

Cameron Highlands

The Cameron Highlands is famous for its expansive tea plantations, gardens, and hiking trails. It is named after Sir William Cameron, who founded the place. If this place is on your itinerary, remember to book Malaysia tour packages around November, as the climate is pleasant and amiable. Besides visiting the tea plantations, remember to include the strawberry and cactus farms on the itinerary of your Malaysia tour packages.


Melaka is a beautiful state on the Southern Peninsula, famous for its beautiful buildings, delicious food, and rich history. When in Melaka, you mustn’t miss a cruise on the beautiful rivers or sign up for a hiking trip. This cultural capital is loved for its British and Dutch-inspired architecture, night streets, and the Museum of History and Ethnography. The wooden replica palace of Sultan Mansur Shah. There are plenty of shopping destinations in the state – from the Dataran Pahlawan Megamall to the Tan Kim Hock Product Centre, where you can buy inexpensive souvenirs.

Pangkor Island

Pangkor Island is famous for its beautiful beaches and luxury resorts. The island is a popular honeymoon destination and a few hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur. In fact, the city is a must-visit itinerary on our Malaysia tour packages for couples. If you’re visiting Pangkor Island, you mustn’t miss the sunsets on one of its many empty beaches. Pangkor Hill is the island’s highest point and is famous for its nature trails. You can also indulge in some water activities, including snorkeling and diving.

Things to Do in Malaysia

Explore the Country's Rich Cuisine

Malaysian cuisine is as diverse as the country, with many flavorful dishes inspired by the Malays, Chinese, South Indians, Thai, and even the Arabs. The capital city, Kuala Lumpur, has an active street food culture selling a range of dishes, including nasi lemak, satay, char kuey teow, and Assam laksa. Some of the best street food spots in KL include Jalan Alor, Taman Connaught, and Petaling.

Go Shopping

Malaysia is the best place for budget-conscious shoppers. But the country is also famous for its luxury malls selling high-end brands. While KL is the dream destination for high-street retail, George Town is renowned for its shopping malls. And there are plenty of night bazaars and flea shops in Petaling Street and Berjaya Times Square selling souvenirs and local handicrafts.

Admire the Beautiful Nature

Plenty of nature reserves in Malaysia are home to rainforests, waterfalls, and hundreds of flora and fauna species. The Tamara Negara is home to a 130 million-year-old rainforest and several endangered species, such as macaques, hornbills, and the Malayan peacock pheasant. Gulung Mulu is set against a backdrop of 60 million-year-old rainforests. Or, visit the Royal Belum State Park for a guided forest tour. Visit Sipadan to swim with sea turtles and hammerhead sharks. The Bako National Park is the best place to spot bearded pigs and orangutans and monitor lizards.

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