Malaysia is one of the Southeast Asian countries with a diverse mixture of races from Chinese, Indians and Malays. On 2010, almost 2 million tourists traveled to Malaysia, which presents a variety of tourist spots that would suit the taste of the local and international market. Here, you trek and climb a mountain, indulge in the beach, get to see the view in skyscrapers, interact with animals, explore a cave, and many more.
The list of 10 tourist spots in Malaysia:
1. Perhentian Island
The island is such a natural beauty to behold. It is a group of small islands near the Thai border. The cerulean crystal water and the fine sand beach will make you want to indulge in the water in no time.
Get in touch with the ecosystem at Langkawi Island. The archipelago of Langkawi is made up of 140 islands. The largest island is the Langkawi Island, which holds the status of UNESCO World Geopark because of its wildlife and conservation areas.
3. Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center
The centre was founded to rehabilitate the orphan orangutans. It is situated in North Borneo and today, there are around 60 to 80 orangutans that are living under the care of the center.
4. Petronas Twin Tower
The famous Petronas Twin Tower is situated in the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. Besides its incredible sight, the skyscraper and the attractions of the tower have a lot to offer, making it one of the top visited places in Malaysia.
5. Mulu Caves
In Sarawak’s Gunung Mulu National Park lies the Mulu Caves – one of the most spectacular caves in the world with its water draining from the slopes towards the sea. The Park’s limestone mountains and the variety of caves that have been formed are truly amazing.
6. Pulau Tioman
Tioman Island is situated is a tropical paradise away from home, dazzling tourists with its crystal clear and white sand beach. Of course, you may take a dip and get sunkissed on this heavenly island.
7. Mount Kinabalu
Take a hike at Mount Kinabalu as it is the tallest peak between the New Guinea and the Himalayas at 4,095 meters high. The view from the top is breathtaking and will leave you in awe. Plus, you will experience the touch of nature and serenity. Hikers, make your dreams come true and climb now.
8. Taman Negara
Taman Negara means “national park” in Malay literally. It holds the reputation of the world’s oldest tropical rainforest to be more than 130 million years old. It is the perfect place for travelers who enjoy the wildlife, nature and forest.
9. Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands is one of the most extensive hill stations in the country. It is the same size of Singapore that occupies for around 712 square kilometers. The tableland is one of the oldest tourist spots in Malaysia.
10. Batu Caves
The main attraction is the giant statue of the Hindu God at the entrance. The Batu Caves is a popular destination for worshippers and tourists. You need to walk 272 steps to get the dazzling view of the city’s center skyline.