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What are the must see attractions in Malaysia?1. Aquaria KLCC: Home to around 5000 different species of sea animals, Aquaria KLCC is the largest aquarium in the world. From tiger sharks to sea horses, here you can marvel at the colourful aquatic life without touching the water. This aquarium also has some tunnels and a restaurant which is covered by water on all of its sides.
2. A’Famosa Fortress: Exhibiting the beauty of European architecture, this ruined fortress still has a similar aura that you feel while entering a castle. One of the most famous historical locations in Malaysia Country, this fortress sits on a high mountain from where you can enjoy the beautiful and panoramic scenery of the surrounding valleys.
3. Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower: This 421 metres long building aims to provide the best panoramic sceneries of the city to the ones who visit it. From a mini zoo to an upside down house, this tower is home to many entertainment options which can be enjoyed while marvelling at the 360 degrees view of the whole city.
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4. Islamic Art Museum: Located in the heart of Malaysia Country is this beautiful museum which is home to marvels of ancient Islamic Arts. From frescoes to the beautiful carvings and from antique items to the handmade paintings, the museum houses numerous items dating back to the fourteenth century. In addition to this, the museum also has a Chinese gallery and an Indian Gallery.
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What are the best things to do in Malaysia?1. Skydiving: What can be the better way to enjoy the panoramic scenery of Malaysia Country other than taking a flight and descending from a high altitude towards the beautiful valleys beneath you.
In Malaysia, places like Kuala Lumpur and Malacca are a famous spot among the tourists and people from all over the world visit here just to enjoy this exhilarating flight. The mesmerising 360 degree view of the whole city offers you with some of the most astonishing scenery.
Location: Tandem Skydiving, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Price: INR 14,000 to INR 25,000.
2. Scuba Diving: Offering you a plethora of adventurous water-based activities, the beaches of Malaysia are a perfect spot to indulge in some adrenaline rushing activities. What attracts visitors the most is the session of Scuba Diving in which you get a chance to go deep into the sea and marvel at the colourful marine life.
Location: Kota Kinabalu, Borneo Island, Malaysia.
Timing: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM (After evening, the session is not possible due to less light).
Price: INR 5000 to INR 10,000.
3. Mangrove Boat Safari: A must-try activity among all famous adventures of Malaysia Tourism is a scenic boat safari in the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.
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The park has a network of Canals alongside the deep and dark mangrove forests which can only be marvelled at by opting for a boat safari. The whole experience of rowing your boat and getting deeper into the forest is thrilling as well as exciting, thus people from all over the world visit here to get themselves indulged in this adventure.
Location: Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, Tanjung Rhu bay, Malaysia.
Timing: 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
Price: INR 2300 to INR 3000.
4. Visit Penang Island: What makes visiting Penang Island a must do activity in Malaysia is that this island is listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites and aims to provide its visitors with all natural stay and resources.
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From the ban of plastic to using all farm vegetables in the cafes, the place is a perfect example of preservation and conservation of nature and natural resources. In addition to this, the island is home to beautiful white sandy beaches and tropical spice gardens.
Location: Penang Island, west coast of Malaysia.
5. Paragliding: Providing you with a chance to soak up the thrill and excitement, Malaysia is home to numerous beautiful sites like beaches and cliffs famous for hosting the activities like paragliding.
Langkawi is one such famous spot frequented by flocks of tourists who just visit here to enjoy a free fall while enjoying paragliding. The activity required lots of expertise; thus, a well trained person is always sent for the flight with you who controls the glider and lands you safely. The panoramic sceneries of the whole sea and beautiful beaches from above add some more unique features to this activity.
Location: Langkawi Island, Malaysia.
Timing: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
Price: INR 4500 to INR 7000.
6. Sea Walking: Walking on the land becomes too mainstream when the idea of walking in the sea strikes. In Malaysia, you get a chance to experience this adventurous and exhilarating activity of Sea Walking in which you are provided with weights and oxygen and are taken to the button of the sea. Since the distance is not too deep, one can easily reach the bottom and experience walking on the sea bed. This once in a lifetime experience is a must to activity when in Malaysia.
Location: Multiple locations.
Timing: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Price: INR 5000 to INR 8000.
7. Spend a night in an Underwater Hotel: Adding more fun to your staycation, the Greystone Boutique Hotel offers you a stay like never before - a stay under the water.
The rooms here are designed in such a way that they stay fine and well fitted under the sea, and the surrounding windows exhibit the beauty of blue waters. It is similar to the experience you have when you visit a submarine, but here you get to spend the night marvelling at the colourful marine life.
Location: Greystone Boutique Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Price: INR 40,000 to INR 60,000 for a night.
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Which are the best cities to visit in Malaysia?1. Kuala Lumpur: This is Malaysia’s capital city and a true multicultural metropolis hub. With awe-inspiring skyscrapers and the world famous twin Petronas Towers, the city has innumerable other attractions on offer. Explore the plethora of restaurants, cafes, temples, mosques, markets, and shopping malls all in the capital city of Malaysia.
2. George Town: This is a vibrant and captivating city in Malaysia where you can see an eclectic mix of cultures. Visit the numerous temples, beautiful mosques, shopping malls, and skyscrapers which stand in sharp contrast with old world colonial architecture, quaint cafes, and great street murals.
3. Malacca: This is a unique city to visit when you are in Malaysia for its incredible mix of British, Dutch, and Portuguese cultures, each of which had ruled the place at some point in history. Located on the western coast of the peninsula, it is a charming city that offers a variety of cuisines, as well as splendid colonial architecture for you to explore.
4. Ipoh: This is the capital of the Malaysian state Perak that is tucked between Kuala Lumpur and the Thai border. The place exudes an old city charm that you can experience as you walk down its tiny streets lined with little cafes and shops.
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5. Kota Kinabalu: Located in Borneo, this outwardly brick and mortar city has much more to offer. It overlooks the South China Sea and offers some of the most incredible sunsets and marvelous waterfront views. Apart from that you will find other amazing attractions including vibrant markets, huge malls, exquisite cuisines, art and music, and much more.
6. Miri: This is one of the most modern cities in the country that has some of the finest restaurants, bars, hotels, shopping malls, and busy markets. It is populated by diverse and multicultural ethnicities which makes it all the more vibrant and eclectic.
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Is it safe to visit Malaysia?Yes, Malaysia is a safe place for anyone who wants to visit here for a vacation, be it a couple or a solo traveller. The cases of theft or any other serious crimes here are low as compared to many other countries, thus Malaysia Tourism attracts tourists from all over the world. However, roaming alone in the streets around midnight is not recommended as it may attract pickpockets and thugs.
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What is Malaysia's best known for?Malaysia known for its ultra-modern cities which stand in sharp contrast with scenic landscapes comprising pristine beaches, mighty waterfalls, lush green forests, and wildlife. The twin Petronas Towers, which are among the tallest buildings in the world, are in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. It is also famous for the Gunung Mulu National Park, Batu Caves, amazing food, and much more.
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What is the best time to go Malaysia?The best time to visit Malaysia is during the winter months between November to February. Calm seas and dry weather during this time offer a host of sightseeing activities, and allow you to explore the bountiful country in a leisurely manner.
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Do I need a visa for Malaysia? How does one get a Malaysia visa?
Yes, you require a Malaysian visa to travel to the country. Malaysia offers visa on arrival to residents of very few countries. New Delhi has Malaysia High Commission in Chanakyapuri. Malaysian Consulates in India are in Mumbai and Chennai. Malaysia High Commission accepts visa applications from all over the country. The visa application fee must be paid via demand draft only. Note that you need to submit a complete list of required documents as well.
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How can you go to Malaysia?- By Air: Malaysia has three significant airports; Senai International Airport, Kota Kinabalu International Airport, and Kuala Lumpur International Airport. These airports connect Malaysia to all major international destinations.- By Rail: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Railway service runs daily trains that connect Thailand and Singapore to Malaysia.- By Road: Regular buses ply from Singapore, Jakarta, and Thailand to Kuala Lumpur.- By Sea: Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia offer several luxurious cruises and ferries to and from Malaysia that you can book to enjoy a lasting experience.
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What is the local food of Malaysia? Which are the best places to taste this food?
The local food comprises Nasi Lemak, Nasi Dagang(rice steamed in coconut milk), a broth of Bakuteh, fried Hokkien mee, Sang Har Kway Teow noodles and the kebab like Satay. Some of the best places to taste Malaysian cuisine include:
- Nam Heong Village
- Tg’s Nasi Kandar
- Madam Kwan’s
- Nasi Kandar Pelita
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How long should I stay in Malaysia?There are an endless number of attractions in Malaysia but 4 to 5 days are well enough to explore the most popular places of Malaysia like KL Tower, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park and more. To explore more deeply you need an entire week or more to do it.
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What is the best public transport to commute around Malaysia?
- Buses: One of the best options for public transport, the Hop On Hop Off Bus is an efficient vehicle for sightseeing.
-Trains: The railway system in Malaysia is well-developed and include KL Monorail and Light Rail Transport LRT. Tickets are fairly cheap and you’re charged according to travel distance. The Touch N’Go Travel card comes in handy for tourists travelling by bus or train.
-Taxis: This is a slightly expensive alternative. Make sure you never get into a taxi which isn’t metered.
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Which are the best shopping places in Malaysia and what are they famous for?- For a quaint street-shopping vibe, under the festive ceilings of hanging lanterns, check out Petaling Street, which sells everything under the sun (or lantern).
- For ethnic and rustic labels, try Central Market, KL. This place is known for its charming souvenirs as well.
- For a posh mall experience, hop over to Suria KLCC in the Petronas.
- Pavilion, KL is known for its high-end brands and designer boutiques.
- Alternatively, find yourself lost in the labyrinthine Berjaya Times Square Mall.
- Buy reasonably priced apparel and footwear from Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall, also famous for handicrafts.
- For a duty-free shopping experience, hit the Zon Paradise.
- The Central Shopping Market of The Cameron Highlands is the place for a traditional Malay retail experience. Purchase strawberries, tea and flowers from here.
- Sungei Wang Plaza is a shopping haven for young, fashion-conscious women.
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What are Malaysia's top adventure activities?1. Tandem Skydiving: Skydiving is one of the most adventurous activities of Malaysia honeymoon packages in which you will get a chance to fly high in the skies of Kuala Lumpur. You will be harnessed with an experienced skydiver and even a beginner can opt for this activity.
2. Parasailing: Langkawi is an ideal destination for Parasailing on your Malaysia Honeymoon tour packages. This ten minute ride will take you around 500 feet above the sea level and will let you enjoy the cool breeze of the sea.
3. Scuba Doo: It is a modern water sport which is also known as an underwater scooter. You can travel upto 10 metres under the sea with this scooter and enjoy the scenery of the rich marine life of Malaysia.
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Which are some famous beaches in Malaysia?
The Malaysian coast is teeming with exotic birdlife, sea creatures and it boasts a relaxed atmosphere like no other. Some of the most famous beaches here are:
1. Kapalai Beach, studded with rustic wooden chalets and hamlets at intervals
2. Sipadan Beach, which is home to hawksbill turtles, manta rays, parrotfish and barracudas
3. Rawa Island Beach and Lang Tengah Island Beach, known for their crystal clear waters, coral colonies and water-sports
4. Matakang Island Beach, which has the world’s first Underwater Postoffice
5. Sapi Island Beach, where swimming, kayaking, sea-walking and cliff jumping are some of the most popular tourist activities
6. Cenang Beach, an upmarket beach where you can enjoy banana rides, paramotoring, jet skiing and paragliding.
7. Mabul Island, which is famous for being an important muck-diving site.
8.Turtle Beach, known for its turtle conservation and clear coast and
9.Mantantani Island, which is an Ornithologist’s paradise as many exotic species of birds visit here.
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How is nightlife in Malaysia? Which are the best places to enjoy nightlife?
Malaysia is blessed with an active and effervescent nightlife. Unlike Bali and Thailand, the nocturnal activities offered by the country have a charm of their own as opposed to in-your-face tub-thumping.
1. Gravity Club is by far the best club in Malaysia. It’s home to suave bartenders and renowned DJ’s.
2. The warehouse interiors of Play Club at The Roof, make it a unique pub experience that is surely a crowd-puller.
3. Bora Bora in Batu Ferringhi and Beach Blanket Babylon in Georgetown are plush beach bars.
4. Famous for its ambience and a high-end beverage section, Stratosphere @The Roof is a hotspot for pub goers.
5. Unlock the quaint world of speakeasies and sordid corners, in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot whose entrance is through a London-esque telephone booth!
6. The nightmarket sentiment of Malaysia adds a colourful vibe to the country’s evening sky. Petaling Street Market is like mini Chinatown. It’s canopied by paper lanterns and parasols, which add to the bazaar mood.
7. Kampung Baru Sunday Market is lively with bokeh lights and fairy lamps.
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Which are best islands to visit in Malaysia?
The Malaysian landscape boasts a spectacular coast, home to some of the best beaches in South-East Asia.
1. For a luxe experience, beautiful waters and thrilling adventure sports, Langkawi is a must-visit.
2. If you’re more of a hippie/indie vibe seeker, head over to the quieter Perhentians.
3. To view the exotic wildlife of Malaysia, a la giant Monitor lizards, make a trip to Tioman Islands.
4. Layang-Layang is known for its pristine sands and water. It’s a secluded beach and is possibly the most superior scuba-diving site in Malaysia.
5. Sipadan is another famous site for water-sports. Its waters are teeming with rich marine life.
6. Redang boasts limpid waters and a well-preserved coral ecosystem.
7. Pulau Pangkor is loved by the locals for its decadent and rustic spirit.
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Which are some romantic places in Malaysia for honeymoon?
Malaysia has both economical and luxurious alternatives for a couple on their honeymoon. Some of these are:
1. The exotic beaches, the thrilling water-sports and the mystical Asah waterfall of Tioman Island, whose landscape is a beautiful painting splashed with jungles, mountains and streams
2. The turquoise waters and quaint villages of Langkawi also called Jewel of Kedah
3. A stay at the Nature Lodge, Sabah Rainforest, where couples get to reside amidst the lush greenery
4. An urban retreat at the luxe resorts of Kuala Lumpur
5. An exclusive Malaysian cruise where young couples can sit back and soak in the good life
6. The soft beige sands, rolling hills and sweeping views of Batu Ferringhi
7. The enchanting, deep forests of Taman Negara, where the blue of the sky marries the emerald of the thick woods and
8. The laidback, culture-rich area of Georgetown, known for its rustic nooks and forgotten corners.
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What kind of water sports can be done in Malaysia?
The beaches of Langkawi, Sipadan, Rawa Island, Lang Tengah Island et cetera, are conducive to various kinds of watersports. These include:
2. Scuba Diving (Best-Layang Layang)
5. Speed boating
6. Banana Rides
10. Muck Diving (Mabul Island)
11. Jet Skiing (Cenang Beach)
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Which are some famous temples in Malaysia?
The famous temples are listed below:
1. Batu Caves, built within a limestone cavern, are a site of pilgrimage during the Thaipusam festival. It has a towering statue of Lord Hanuman.
2. The Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple in Melaka, is one of the oldest in the region.
3. The resplendent glass temple of Tebrau, which accepts idols of various religions and welcomes people of all faiths.
4. The Klang Perumal Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu is located in Selangor.
5. Sri Mahamariamman Temple, in Kuala Lumpur, is a highly ornate monument dedicated to Goddess Amman and
6. The Waterfall Temple in Penang, which sits atop a hill and has a waterfall in its vicinity. It’s dedicated to Lord Muruga.
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Which are the best hiking trails in Malaysia?
The best hiking trails in Malaysia are listed below:
1. Gasing Hill trail, in Bukit Gasing Forest Park, Petaling Jaya- It lets you choose between an easy 20 min hike and a ‘’killer’’ trail;
2. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong- With Rover Track being the most popular trail. The track later leads to Canopy Walk;
3. Puchong Hill, Bandar Puteri Puchong- A hidden gem, which encompasses a waterfall. Beware it may get precarious following rainfall;
4. Mt. Tok Wan, Seminyeh-A daunting experience for amateurs, but a thrilling trip for professional hikers;
5. Kutu Hill, Kuala Kubu Bahru-Includes bamboo forest trails, root climbing, ladder ascent and river crossings, and
6. Saga Hill, Taman Saga, Ampang-An exotic trail, studded with hills, streams and rivulets. The highlight here is a makeshift gym consisting of dumbbells and bars!
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