Malaysia

Malaysia is on the Malay peninsula in Southeast Asia. The nation also includes Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo to the east. It is one of Asia’s more prosperous nations where tall high-rises contrast with tribal houses on stilts; where rugged mountains reach for the sky, while their rainforest-clad slopes sweep down to plains teeming with forest life. Discover cool highland hideaways, warm, sandy beaches and beautiful islands. A blend of Chinese, Malay, Indian and other ethnic cultures makes Malaysia one of the most colorful and unique destinations in Asia.

COUNTRY INFORMATION

CapitaL : Kaula Lumpur
Official Language : Bahasa Melayu.
Government : Constitutional Monarchy
Currency  : Malayisan Ringgit
Time Difference : Malaysia is 2 hours 30 minutes ahead of India
Best Time to Visit : May to September.

KUALA LUMPUR CITY TOUR WITH PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS

Discover the beauty and charm of old and new Kuala lumpur. See the magnificent skyscrapers and colonial buildings, Petronas Twin Towers (photo stop), Karyaneka Handicraft Centre, King’s Palace (photo stop), National Monument, National Museum (excludes entrance fee), National Mosque (photo stop) and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building.

COUNTRYSIDE & BATU CAVES

Famous for its golden beaches on the southern coastal tip of the Galle District. Facing the Indian Ocean, a tropical lagoon and a major river, Bentota offers good water sports facilities. Visit Beruwala a small fishing village en route. Relax on the beach or swim, weather permitting.

GENTING HIGHLAND

At about 6000 feet lies Malaysia’s only casino resort. Take a skyway ride (tickets at own expense) by cable car up to the hilltop on the longest and fastest cable car in S.E. Asia, fringed by one of the oldest tropical jungles in the world. Try your luck at the casino. Enjoy the many fun rides at the indoor and outdoor theme parks (tickets at own expense). Don’t miss the Super Tabonggan & Sky Venture, the only sky diving simulator in Asia!

SUNWAY LAGOON

Visit Sunway lagoon set in 80 acres, with its theme lands, like Adventure park, Wild Wild West, Water park, Surf Beach and Elephant Walk. Enjoy the daily shows, thrilling rides and slides and take home more than just memories!

LANGKAWI

View the magnificent tropical rainforest and waterfall of Northern Langkawi. Visit Malaysia’s largest Crocodile Farm (daily show at 1445hrs) and go on the Langkawi Cable Car to the top of Gunung Mat Cincang Mountain for a spectacular view. Visit the Batik Village, Mahsuri’s Tomb, the unusual Black Sand Beach, Eagle Square and Kuah Town.

PENANG

George Town, the capital city named after King George III of England, is an interesting blend of the old and new. See one of the largest colonial buildings in S.E. Asia, stop at Fort Cornwallis which marks the spot where Sir Francis light first landed. Visit the State Museum and pass by colorful little India and bustling Chinatown. Stop at the world’s 4th largest reclining Buddha statue at Wat Chayamangkalaram.

MANGROVES & LIMESTONE CAVE TOURS

Take a boat ride into the Wetlands and explore the luscious, mangrove forest and rugged limestone cliffs. Visit the Fish Farm, view eagle feeding, go cave exploring, see sculptured limestone formations and enjoy a swim at a secluded beach.

BOTANICAL GARDEN & BUTTERFLY FARM AT PENANG

Visit the Butterfly Farm in Teluk Bahang, with over 120 species of rare and exotic tropical butterflies, a hatchery and a “Preserved Butterflies of the World” museum. Visit the entury- old 72 acre penang Botanical Garden.

HERITAGE TRISHAW TRAIN IN PENANG

Take a leisure ride on the enchanting Beca, also called the Trishaw or Jinrickisha around penang’s charming tourist spots.

LOST WORLD OF TAMBUN

Hidden amongst the lush greenery of Tambun, Ipoh, is this fully themed water park that appears to emerge from the surrounding 400 million year old limestone cliffs and vibrant jungle – a new world of adventure just waiting to be explored. Enjoy the Wet park, Dry Amusement park, lost World Hot Springs & Spa, petting Zoo and Tiger Valley.

HILL & BUDDHIST TEMPLES

Visit Kek lok Si – the largest Buddhist Taoist monastery and temple complex in Malaysia, with its imposing 10,000 Buddhas pagoda and the tortoise pond of longevity. Ascend 830 m up penang Hill by Swiss funicular railway, passing through hill farms and lush tropical jungles for a panoramic view of the island and mainland. Visit Thean Ean local products centre and pick up local spices.

DISCOVER MALACCA

Discover Malacca’s medieval charm, picturesque buildings and narrow streets. Visit St. paul’s Hill where St. Francis xavier was interned, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple – the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia and porta De Santiago – the portuguese fortress. Enjoy a Malaysian lunch in Malacca on this private tour.

BUDDHIST TEMPLE & THE SABAH STATE MUSEUM AT KOTA KINABALU

Discover the State Capital of Sabah. Visit the Sabah Foundation Building to see one of the few hanging structures left in the world and visit the Buddhist Temple and the Sabah State Museum. pass by the State Mosque and drive to Tanjung Aru beach.

PORING HOT SPRING – A JUNGLE TREK UP & KINABALU PARK

Drive to Nabalu, a small town near the foot of Mount Kinabalu and shop for handicrafts. Continue to poring Hot Spring, for a jungle trek up the Canopy Walk in the tree tops for a view of the rainforest. Take a dip in the Japanese style bath tubs filled with natural hot sulphur spring water. Visit a vegetable market in Kundasang and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. After a brief visit to the Kinabalu park Headquarters, return to your hotel.

CITY TOUR OF KUCHING

Kuching is the largest city in Borneo. See the Colonial law Court, Clock Tower, Monument of Charles Brooke, Astana (Governor’s Palace), the City Garden, Malay Villages, Kuching Waterfront, Chinese Temple and Cat Museum. Visit the world famous Sarawak Museum and enjoy a ‘Tambang Boat Ride’ across the waterfront.

SARAWAK CULTURAL VILLAGE AT KUCHING

Visit the Sarawak Cultural Village, a unique living museum at the foothill of the legendary Mount Santubong. See 7 representative ethnic houses – Bidayuh longhouse, Iban longhouse, penan Hut orang Ulu longhouse, Melanau House, Malay house and Chinese Farm House. observe their lifestyle, arts, craft, foods, clothes and music. Enjoy the multi – cultural dance.

BAKO NATIONAL PARK AT KUCHING

Take a short boat ride to Bako park. See monkeys, long-tailed macaques, wild boars, monitor lizards and numerous species of birds. See mangrove and kerangas (heath) forests, and various types f tropical vegetation. Follow the trails.

BAKO NATIONAL PARK AT KUCHING

Take a short boat ride to Bako park. See monkeys, long-tailed macaques, wild boars, monitor lizards and numerous species of birds. See mangrove and kerangas (heath) forests, and various types f tropical vegetation. Follow the trails.