Malaysia is one of the favorite countries for tourist from all across the World. It is the land where nature’s magnificence and man’s dexterity perfectly merge. Certainly, the top places in Malaysia are exclusively compared to the endless numbers of natural and manmade attractions that exist in the country.
1. Cameron Highlands
Beautiful tea plantation, lush scenery, decent trekking trails and volcanoes characterize Cameron Highlands. Besides, visitors can also enjoy butterfly gardens, flower greenhouses, strawberry farms, and etc. while at this popular place in Malaysia.
2. Kuala Lumpur
Chinese, Malay and Indian influences over the capital of Malaysia make it worthwhile to spend quite some time there. PETRONAS Towers, Perdana Lake Gardens, Menara KL Towers, etc. are some of the marvelous manmade structures to look for.
Pulau Langkawi tops the list of favorite island destinations of both locals and the foreigners. Airport and bridge connect the island to the mainland and thus support the tourism infrastructure of Langkawi.
It is the land of colonial, cultural and historic significance in the island country. It attained the status of UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008 and has museums and shops that compel visitors to spend a few days there.
5. Malaysian Borneo
Endangered Orangutans along with other rare animals, rainforest canopy walks, best diving experiences, etc. cannot be missed for the bustling cities. Malaysian Borneo is the third largest island in the World and is short flight away from the nearest city.
Georgetown, which is a colonial city and identified by UNESCO as a world heritage site is located in Penang. Historic homes, museums and a fort apart from great food are what make this island feature among top places in Malaysia.
7. Perhentian Islands
Malaysia has equally good experiences to offer to travelers on a budget. The Perhentian Besar and Kecil islands are just what any short-trip traveler or limited budget tourist would want. Visitors can choose between isolation and beach parties on these islands.
It is the most developed and densely populated state in Malaysia for its large theme parks, National Zoo of Malaysia and Formula One racecourses. The Hindu Batu Caves are particularly famous among tourists.
9. Taman Negara
One of the oldest tropical rainforests in the world is Taman Negara, which is also the oldest National Park in Malaysia. Bird watching, fishing, rafting, trekking, waterfalls and numerous other activities and sights make the visit to this amazing place in Malaysia memorable.
10. Tioman Island
It is located at the eastern coast of Malaysia and is not far from Singapore. Accommodation and diving are relatively inexpensive, perhaps due to minimal developments on this island. Some of its beaches have great seasonal business while others are secluded.
There are several other places in Malaysia which are worth a visit for every traveler. There are plenty of other sites that can get glued into the memory.