Malaysia, a tropical country rich in endemic species, is one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries. Peninsular Malaysia is bordered by Thailand on the north, Singapore on the south, Vietnam on the northeast, and Indonesia on the west by marine borders. Tanjung Piai is the southernmost point in Eurasia. Malaysia is also famous snorkelling and scuba diving destination, with its stunning coral reefs and fine sand beaches consistently making top destination lists.


Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, is the world's sixth most visited city. The city's cultural diversity, moderate pricing, and a vast range of gourmet and shopping options contribute to its popularity as a tourist destination. Major tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur include Merdeka Square, Parliament House, Petaling Street, National Palace, Kuala Lumpur Tower, National Museum, Central Market, Monument, and religious sites like Jamek Mosque and Batu Caves. The National Museum is located in the National Palace (Istana Negara). This area of the city is known as the Golden Triangle because of the prevalence of entertainment.


Genting Highlands is home to Malaysia's only legal continent casino, Casino de Genting. In addition, the resort features three theme parks: Genting Outdoor, First World Indoor, and Water Park. It takes an hour to reach there from Kuala Lumpur, or you can take the Genting Skyway (3.38 km) cable car, formerly the fastest and longest gondola lift in Southeast Asia, when it first opened.


Putrajaya is a planned city, located 25km south of Kuala Lumpur, that serves as the federal administrative centre of Malaysia. The seat of government was shifted in 1999 from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya, due to the overcrowding and congestion in the Kuala Lumpur areas. In Malay/Sanskrit, the words "putra" or "putera" means "prince", and "jaya" means "success" or "victory". The botanical gardens, the Seri Wawasan bridge and a cruise by evening in the city is a must do when you visit the city.


The Langkawi Archipelago, often known as the Jewel of Kedah, is a group of 104 islands located in the Andaman Sea about 30 kilometres off the northern Malaysian coast. It is Malaysia's most popular holiday destination.

Numerous attractions are located here, including a pedestrian sky bridge. A viewing platform is accessible via an intermediate station. The 15-minute ride gives panoramic views of the beach, Telaga Tujuh waterfall, and the blue waters around Langkawi Island. Langkawi preserves its rural Malay charm away from the developed areas, with small villages, rice paddies, water buffalo, and natural beauty.


On the top of Penang Hill, visitors may enjoy stunning green views of the city and the Habitat Penang Hill, which includes a 1.6-kilometre nature walk that passes through a rain forest and a lot of tropical gardens and provides visitors with a 360-degree panoramic view of the sea and islands.

Penang withered following the demise of the British Empire. Today, it has developed into Malaysia's 'Silicon Valley,' although this high-tech environment barely shows the casual traveller. There are temples, churches, and mosques everywhere in Penang.


Like a giant sleeping dragon, the dark green ridges of Tioman Island rise up above the waters of the South China Sea. On closer inspection, it becomes clear that the dragon's dark green scales are in fact giant trees and impenetrable jungle; that the grey claws are giant granite boulders and that the dragon's horns are twin peaks with smooth, straight cliffs, surrounded with swirls of mist. The natural beauty of the island is its biggest attraction. Lush tropical jungle covers about 12,000 hectares of the island and countless mountain streams and waterfalls sustain the many protected species of mammals and birds. Tioman has options for every kind of holiday-maker: families with small children, honeymooners, scuba divers, backpackers, adventurers and even those looking for a slice of exclusivity and luxury.


No holiday or vacation in the tropics is complete without visiting a tropical rainforest. And there's no grandeur than to visit the TAMAN NEGARA, reputed to be The Oldest Jungle, The Best Kept Tropical Rainforest & The Great Natural Wonders of the world. By that it means that Taman Negara's flora & fauna has evolved naturally over hundreds of millions of years without any disruption or major calamities. The stated purpose of Taman Negara is "to utilise the land within the park in perpetuity, for the propagation, protection and preservation of indigeneous flora and fauna". With so much to see and do, a trip to Taman Negara is a must on your itinerary.


Located on the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia, the state of Selangor occupies some 125,000 sq. km. Outside its cities, Selangor is adorned with lush green vegetation that varies with the landscape and topography - from the coastal mangroves and verdant tropical rainforest right down to the charming fishing villages that dot the coastline. The great Titiwangsa Range runs across Selangor. Should you be inclined to trek up the many hills and mountains here, you'll discover that they each feature a unique personality that is simply thrilling.


One of Malaysia's most eagerly sought-after destinations, the small city-state of Melaka (Malacca) lures droves of visitors to its namesake historic port city, where they are quickly steeped in an intoxicating multicultural world of heritage architecture and the alluring aromas of distinctive local cooking. Melaka remains one of Malaysia's most rewarding tourist experiences. Proud of its multicultural heritage, plentiful museums and assorted cultural attractions, plus the wildlife and theme-park attractions of Afamosa. Melaka is a tourist habitat par excellence.


The steep region of Cameron Highlands, located about an hour outside of Kuala Lumpur, is quite popular with tourists. Due to its higher altitude, it has lovely moderate temps, so if you're exhausted from Malaysia's warm environment, visit here. Cameron Highlands isn't just a destination for hot temperatures, however. Cameron Highlands is a tranquil area and one of the most rewarding stopovers in Malaysia. There are jungle paths, waterfalls, mountains, and less strenuous attractions such as colourful temples, Rose gardens, and tea estates where visitors can experience the local brew.


The island of Pangkor is low-key resort island noted for its fine beaches. The jungle-clad hills of the interior of this island, though, are virtually untouched. At 8 sq km, Pangkor is a small island, but that hasn't stopped the state government from trying to promote it as one of Malaysia's main tourist destinations. Fishing and dried fish products are still a major industry for the island, particularly on the east coast, with most tourist development confined to the west coast. Pangkor is a popular local resort. It can get very crowded on weekends and holidays when prices are highest, but during the week the beaches are almost empty.


Johor Bahru (often referred to as JB) is the southernmost entrance to Peninsular Malaysia, connecting to Singapore by road and rail. It is the most economically significant state in the country, have several huge plantations. Rubber, palm oil, and pineapple are some of the commodities in this category. Johor is developing as an industrial hub as well as a source of agricultural products. So it is now one of Malaysia's most populous states; Johor Bahru (JB) is Malaysia's second-largest city after Kuala Lumpur.