Tourist Attractions You Must Visit in Malaysia
Malaysia provides two very different experiences: Borneo (an island shared with Indonesia and Brunei) and the peninsula. The peninsula is a blend of Malay, Indian and Chinese flavors with a competent and ultra-modern capital, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Borneo features various interesting places in Malaysia with orangutans, a wild jungle, remote tribes and granite peaks. Joint with some of the stunning islands, colonial towns and luxury resorts, Malaysia for most visitors presents a joyful mix. If you are planning a tour of this amazing country, then read on to this write-up and get to know about the famous tourist attractions of Malaysia.
The Mulu Caves are situated in the Gunung Mulu National Park, in Malaysian Borneo. The Sarawak chamber found in one of the underground caves is known to be the largest cave chamber in the world. It is said that the chamber is as big as to accommodate around 40 Boeing 747s without overlapping their wings. Moreover, you can explore huge colonies of Wrinkle-lipped bats in the nearby Deer Cave that exit almost every evening in search of food in a spectacular exodus.
Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre
Established in the year 1964, Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre rescued orphaned baby orangutans from logging sites, illegal hunting and plantations. At this center, the orphaned orangutans are trained to live again in the wild and are released to the natural habitat as soon as they are ready to face the world. The Orang Utan sanctuary is situated within the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, much of them are virgin rainforest. There are around 60 to 80 orangutans are residing free in this center. Therefore, this Centre is amongst the most famous tourist attractions and a great stopover on any Malaysian tour itinerary.
One of the most popular holiday destinations in Malaysia, Langkawi is a beautiful archipelago of 99 islands located in the Andaman Sea. The islands are also a part of the state of Kedah, which is quite adjoining to the Thai border. Amongst all, the largest one is the ‘Pulau Langkawi’ with a population of around 65,000. The other inhabited island is the nearby Pulau Tuba. Fringed with long, white sandy beaches and with an exciting interior of jungle covered hills and high mountain peaks, it’s easy to say that this is the reason why Langkawi is the most promoted tourist destinations. Here, you can enjoy at the most famous beaches that are found on the west coast with a wide range of choice of eateries and restaurants with some of the best resorts. Login to EaseMyTrip.com and get exciting holiday package deals.
Petronas Twin Towers
Another famous tourist as well as most pictured attraction present in Malaysia is the Petronas Twin Towers, located in Kuala Lumpur. These towers were the tallest buildings in the world until the Taipei 101 was erected in the year 2004. However, the towers can still be counted as the tallest twin buildings in the world. The 88-floor towers are built mainly of reinforced concrete with steel and glass facade designed to resemble motifs that used to be found in Islamic art and a reflection of Malaysia’s Muslim religion. The Petronas Twin Towers also has a sky bridge between the two towers on the 41st and 42nd floors.
Apart from these, Perhentian Islands, Mount Kinabalu, Pulau Tioman, Taman Negara, Georgetown Inner City and Cameron Highlands are some of the other famous tourist attractions that you must visit.