Things to do in Malaysia

Discovering Malaysia in its diverse form

  •   2018-06-22  |  nepaltraveller.com

Malaysia is one of the favourite travel destinations in South East Asia.

One of the most buzzing country, full of culinary delights, beautiful beaches and idyllic islands, Malaysia is one of the favourite travel destinations in South East Asia. Its national parks are superb for trekking and wildlife-watching and great for cave exploration and river rafting. A diverse country with the array of things to do, here are few things you can do while holidaying in Malaysia.                                            

Batu Caves

Stunning the tourist’s with its gleaming natural limestone walls, Batu cave is a natural monument. This beautiful cave has been an interesting tourist destination and pilgrimage, housing both cultural and historical importance. Recorded as one of the earliest natural monuments in worldwide archives, the Batu Caves today have wooden stairs leading up its 400-foot high temple cave, making it easier for all visitors. The limestone in the cave attracts thousands every year and is definitely worth a visit.

Kinabalu Park and Mount Kinabalu

Breath of fresh air is a delightful way to start the day in Malaysia. Kinabalu Park also on the list of UNESCO’s world heritage site is certain to provide you with an excellent adventure. This destination in Malaysia excites the hearts of hundreds every day. The climbing the alluring Mount Kinabalu, besides the park is an adventure within an adventure you wouldn’t want to miss.

Redang Island

It is one of the largest islands off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Redang Island is famous for its crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches. It is one of nine islands, which form a marine sanctuary park offering snorkelling and diving opportunities making it one of the favourites among the tourists.

Kuala Lumpur City Centre market

Brisk with life and culture, the Kuala Lumpur Central Marketplace is a destination to be visited by everybody. This site provides visitors with an excellent platform to experience Malaysia in its prime. Built almost like Chinatown, the Central Market is lining between modern art and traditional Malaysia. This place is also best for buying souvenirs to take back home. With mouthwatering traditional dishes being served left and right the market, Kuala Lumpur City centre is an excellent destination for a fun and engaging evening in the heart of the capital.  

Petronas Twin Towers

Open from 9 am to 9 pm, the Petronas Twin Towers is a postmodern architectural achievement located in Kuala Lumpur. Standing 88 floors high the twins provide tourists with a breathtaking view of the capital. Booking for visiting is open one day prior to the visit. 

Wildlife of Malaysia

Most of the country is covered in rainforest, which hosts a huge diversity of plant and animal species. With approximately 361 mammal species, 694 bird species, 250 reptile species and 150 frog species, it is one of the largest marine territory holding a great diversity of life. 

Aquaria KLCC

It an oceanarium located beneath the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. This underwater tunnel houses over 250 different species and over 5,000 land and aquatic animals from around the world. The journey inside Aquaria KLCC starts in the misty highlands, to rivers, through the rainforest and mangroves to the coral reefs into the deep blue sea which basically features the journey of water from the land to the sea. All in all a unique experience on its own.