Must Things to Do in Malaysia
Explore Petronas Twin Towers
The most popular tourist attractions in Kulala Lumpur, the Petronas Twin Towers are the tallest twin structures in the world. With a whopping 88-storeys, these feature Skybridge- the double-decker connecting structure between the towers along with the headquarters for Petronas Company and other offices. Other several attractions include Kuala Lumpur Convention centre and Suria KLCC Mall.
The towers have Islamic-inspired architecture and the area around them features the well-maintained KLCC Park. You can avail all these attractions and more, by exploring around with the help of a 170 meters elevator inside.
Tuesday to Sunday - 9:00
- 21:00 (CLOSED between 1.00 - 2.30 on Fridays)
Location: Near Concorde Hotel Monorail stop, in between Jalan Ampang and Jalan Raja Chulan
Visit Menara KL Tower
The Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower is a 421m high broadcasting and telecommunication tower located amidst the city of Kuala Lumpur. The observation deck inside the Menara KL tower is the best places in Kuala Lumpur for sightseeing and it is also the highest in the city and gives a clear and elegant birds-eye view of the city of Kuala Lumpur.
The tower also houses the highest McDonald’s outlet in the world. One more amazing fact about the Menara KL tower is that it is ranked as the fourth highest telecommunication towers in the world. It is a famous Malaysia tourist places to visit.
Location: The Menara Kuala Lumpur tower is located majestically on the top of Bukit Nanas, also known as the Pineapple Hill
Price: The entry fees to the tower costs approximately 55 MYR for an adult and 45 MYR for a child.
Rock Climbing at Batu Caves
Batu Caves is a limestone hill, located 13km north of Kuala Lumpur, famous for its temple and its crag for rock climbing. If you will ask locals about what to do in Kuala Lumpur? They will answer "visit Batu Caves". It is a place for adventure lovers. It offers residents, travellers, weekend adventures and seasoned ascensionists a pathway to explore enjoy and challenge every part of their body when climbing natural rock faces.
Batu Caves is the hub of climbing in Kuala Lumpur and enthusiasts from all over head to Batu Caves for a taste of adventure.
You must keep in mind that this sport depends heavily on the weather conditions and should be avoided during rainy seasons which are April - May. Limestone rocks do dry up very quickly even after torrential storms, so avid rock climbers can access them.
How to Reach: Batu Caves are free to enter and wander around. The great news is that you can catch a train right to the door stop. Trains leave KL Sentral every half an hour and cost 4 MYR.
Stroll in ChinaTown
Being a thriving tourist spot, Chinatown has numerous famous destinations including the Petaling Street, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Kuan Yin Temple and The Annexe Gallery.
From shopping for goodies to clicking pictures around famous temples, there are a lot of things which can be enjoyed by the tourists and locals alike. In addition to this, the street food vendors here have gained their training specially from China, thus serving the best delicacies.
Location: Jalan Petaling Street, Malaysia.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Discover Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
From clicking pictures with tamed birds to shopping for bird themed souvenirs, here you will get to enjoy many other entertainment options apart from bird watching. The most famous attraction of this bird park is the flamingo pond, which has been attracting numerous visitors since ages.
Location: KL Bird Park, 920, Jalan Cendrawasih, Perdana Botanical Gardens, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Timing: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Price: INR 1100 for kids and INR 1500 for adults.
Enjoy at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park
The Marine Park here is a collection of five small islands, making a visit here one of the famous Things to do in Malaysia. From stunning beaches to luxurious resorts and from water based activities to beachside adventures, there are numerous entertainment options available and can be enjoyed by almost everyone.
All the islands can be covered in a single day and you can enjoy small boat rides while marvelling at the beautiful sea.
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Explore Langkawi Sky Bridge
A ride on a cable car takes tourists to Langkawi Sky Bridge - a true highlight of the region, elevated at a height of 2300 feet above sea level. From the top of this bridge, the mesmerising views of the rainforest along with the Telaga Tujuh waterfalls make sure to leave visitors spellbound.
It attracts nature lovers, photographers, and adventure enthusiasts alike. Here, tourists can also indulge in some shopping at the number of stalls that sell souvenirs, toys, drinks, and snacks. The bridge certainly is one of the top places to visit in Langkawi.
Location: At the end of the cable car, alan Telaga Tujuh Teluk Burau, Langkawi, Kedah
Timings: 10 am to 10 pm
Langkawi Cable Car
Langkawi Cable car is also known as the Sky Cab claims to be the steepest cable car ride in the world; that takes visitors at a height of 708 meters up in the sky, above the sea level. The cable car carries passengers to Mount Mat Cincang - Langkawi's second highest peak and thus is considered as one of the must-visit places to see in Langkawi.
On a visit here, tourists are advised to carry a jacket as the elevation in height invites chilled winds. The views from the top of this peak make getting onto this ride absolutely worth it and memorable.
Location: Jalan Telaga Tujuh, Kedah
Timings: 9:30 am to 7 pm on all days
Have Fun at A'Famosa
From a 3D park where you can enjoy life like animations to the waterpark loaded with slides and rides taking you deep into the pools, here you will immerse yourself in numerous entertainment options with your loved ones. In addition to all the adventures, this theme park also houses food stalls where you can chomp on some local delicacies after enjoying your hearts out.
Location: Jalan Kemus, Simpang Ampat, 78000 Alor Gajah, Melaka, Malaysia.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Price: INR 3623 per person.
Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
Highlights – There are over 80 attractions in this theme park, which is set up at a sprawling area of 88 acres. Park is divided into five areas based on adventure experience – Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park and Scream Park.
Location – Petaling Jaya, about 15km southwest of the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.
Activities – Vuvuzela, Little Zimbabwe, Surf Beach, Captain Kids’ Candyland, Grand Canyon River Rapids, Colorado Splash, Wildlife Encounters, Go Kart, Bungee Jumping, Archery, Nights of Fright.
Price – Walk in rates for adults (12 years and above) are RM150, for kids & senior citizens it is RM120 per person. Rates of Bungee Jumping, G-Force and Go Kart are not included in this.
Timings – Open from 10AM to 6PM on all days of the week.
Explore Pulau Payar Marine Park
To reach here, you will have to take a ferry or jetty ride, and the ride itself offers you numerous scenic vistas and eye catching glimpses of the beautiful sea. The shores of this marine park are loaded with colourful reefs and numerous types of algae which can be marvelled at by opting for a session of snorkelling.
Location: 30km south of Langkawi.
Tram Ride to Penang Hill
This ride is one of the best Things to do in Malaysia and offers you a chance to marvel at the panoramic views on the way to the top. The top of Penang hill is home to numerous attractions like the Owl Museum and the Sky Walk. The tram ride starts from Georgetown and takes you through numerous scenic vistas and naturally beautiful locations to finally reach the destination.
Location: Penang Hill, Bukit Bendera, 11300 Bukit Bendera, Penang, Malaysia.
Timing: 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Price: INR 100 to INR 200.
Visit Cameron Highlands, Pahang
Highlights – This hill station is among the oldest Malaysia tourist places, as it was established during the 1930s. Sprawling tea estates, natural vegetation, pleasant climate, orchards, waterfalls, dense forests, pilgrimage & heritage centres, strawberry farms, lavender gardens, mossy forests, time tunnel gallery, museums and green farmlands are some of the highlights of this place.
Location – Pahang state.
Timing - Climate is pleasant all through the year at Cameron Highlands.
Price – Entry fee differs according to various places.
Explore Kinabalu National Park
This national park is also home to numerous hiking and trekking trails which can be conquered by anyone with basic physique and little knowledge of trekking. Other adventurous activities like mountain biking, golf, birdwatching and farm tours can also be enjoyed here.
Location: Lot 45 & 46, Level 1-5, Blok H, Signature Office, KK Times Square, Coastal Highway, 8100 Kota Kinabalu.
Timing: 7:00 AM to 6:30 PM.
Price: INR 500 to INR 700.
Adventure Things to do in Malaysia
Go for Scuba Diving
If you love fun and adventure and ready to take up any challenges than Scuba Diving in Penang is the best option for you. Dive deep into the water and explore the sea life and dive among the turtles and sharks of these region. The fun part is that you will be seeing this in live.
Highlights: Explore the underwater flora and fauna and get a closer view of the coral reefs. The diving in the clear blue water is surely going to be one of the best experience for a lifetime you and your friends. If you are a beginner then there will be some professional diver who will help you dive better.
Location: Kota KinabaluPrice: Approximately 120 - 400 MYR
Explore the Tanjung Rhu Beach
From high brand cafes to chic and luxurious resorts, here you will find numerous entertainment options. The shore here is dotted with numerous recreational activities like diving and snorkeling, thus attracting loads of tourists. Since the deep waters around the beach are famous for housing a colourful marine life and numerous coral reefs, you can also opt for boat rides.
Location: Ayer Hangat, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
Timing: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Sea Walking, Borneo
Highlights – Now, you can remain dry above your neck by wearing a helmet, while walking under the sea, feeling awestruck at the marine life and coral reefs that are found here in plenty. Ideal for people of all age groups (minimum of 10 years) and for people who have absolutely no idea about swimming, snorkelling, diving and other related water sports. It is ideal to take up sea walking tours along with other water sports packages, so that you get a good deal on them.
Location – Borneo Island; exactly between Manukan & Gaya Island near Kota Kinabalu.
Timing – Sea-walking tours usually takes around 15 minutes.
Price – RM250 per adult.
Bungee Jumping, Kuala Lumpur
Highlights – Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is the most famous and permanent Bungee jumping locations in Malaysia. The jump is from 22m above sea level, which might not be too much when compared to other destinations of the world.
However it can be intimidating and exciting for first-time jumpers. You need to choose reputed bungee jumping agencies for this. You will be given a certificate once you complete the jump, which you can proudly flaunt with your family.
Location –Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, Kuala Lumpur.
Timing – The jump actually takes about 5 to 6 seconds only ; suitable for kids aged 10 years and above. Jumps available from 10AM to 6PM.
Price – RM 90 per kid and per senior citizen; RM130 per adult.
Soar through the blue skies of Kuala Lumpur while you feel surges of exhilaration. You can be an advanced skydiver or a beginner, various companies offer packages for either. It is one of the best things to do in Malaysia.
Tandem Skydiving harnesses you to an experienced skydiver, helpful if you’re a beginner. It is the amongst the most adventurous things to do in Kuala Lumpur.
Majority providers of this activity provide you with equipment and videos of your adrenaline pumping flight. Keep in mind that this activity is seasonal and depends majorly on weather conditions as well.Price: Approximate price ranges from 800 MYR to 1500 MYR depending on the number of jumps.
- Langkawi Zipline Adventure Tour is a one-day tour to take you through the adventurous rainforest of Zipline Langkawi island.
- It is a guided tour where you can learn more about the rainforests and all its tropical inhabitants including over 220 bird species.
- While you explore Langkawi Geopark’s 550 million-year-old landscapes, you have an opportunity to spot on rare wildlife of this region.
- You can go for the Big Waterfall Zipline Adventure and fly over the Seven Wells Waterfall.
- Also, ride a zipline and try abseiling with the backdrop of stunning Malaysian nature.
- You'll also get to enjoy a delicious local lunch, which is sure to recharge your energy for the rest of the day.
About the Destination:
Langkawi is a beautiful place homing to an adorable rainforest wherein you can have a thrilling experience of zipline adventure. There are ziplines, abseiling and bridges awaiting for a fast-paced adventurer. Besides the adventurous activities, you can capture some breath-taking spectacular views of the surrounding regions. Either choose for a Zipline Langkawi ride through a lush jungle canopy or swinging over a beautiful waterfall.
Langkawi’s tropical rainforest homes to around 200 species of birds. 550 million-year-old Langkawi’s Geopark landscape is a true geological wonder for spotting some exotic floral and faunal species endemic to this region. Langkawi Zipline Adventure tour packages are accompanied with a complimentary delicious local lunch for restoring your energy levels for all the post-lunch activities. This one-day activity is undoubtedly going to indulge you into the stunning natural heritage of Malaysia.
Park Address: Jalan Teluk Yu, Kampung Kok, 07000 Langkawi
Don't miss the natural wonders of this place, including the Hanging Garden, the Elephant stone, and the Temple of Borobudur.
Location: Tanjung Rhu Mangrove Jetty, Kedah, Malaysia.
Best Time: March to June.
Paragliding in Kota Kinabalu
Proper gears and suspension is provided to everyone trying this extreme activity and you can enjoy a splendid flight without any fear. The ride takes around 4 to 5 minutes to get completed, however these 5 minutes make you enjoy the best times of your life.
Location: Coastal Highway, 8100 Kota Kinabalu.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Price: INR 4000 to INR 6000(depending on the duration of flight).
It can be scary at first; however in Malaysia, the guides are very helpful and they take out all inhibitions from you.
Highlights – All wakeboards used by hotels & resorts in Malaysia are 100% safe. If you want to cut some costs and bring you own wakeboards here, you are allowed to do that too.
Location – Almost all the beaches are apt for wakeboarding in Malaysia. You can choose the one that is convenient for you.
Timing – Usually wakeboarding is allowed for one hour only. You can extend the same if you want by paying additional costs.
Price – RM400 per boat for an hour on week days and RM480 per boat for an hour on weekends.
Hot Air Ballooning, Putra Jaya
Highlights - As you travel through the skies during early mornings, you will get a remarkable view of sun-rise, which is a truly majestic sight.
Location – Putra Jaya.
Timing – The average flying time is one hour. It takes around 4 to 5 hours for you to start form your hotel, finish the trip and then go back to your hotel safely.
Price – Around RM850 per person for a base package (complimentary food, 1 hour flight and certificate), RM1000 per person for 2nd package (additional services of in-flight photo, time-lapsed video, hotel transfers etc.) and RM1150 per person for 3rd package (additional services of premium gift box etc.)
Things to do in Kuala Lumpur
Witness the Underwater Beauty at Aquaria KLCC
Finding its name in one of the biggest aquariums of the world, Aquaria provides you with a chance to witness the beauty of Underwater by going through transparent tunnels and offering adventurous activities like snorkelling, diving with sharks and dolphin shows.
Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Price: INR 1100 for children and INR 1400 for adults.
Shop at Central Market
Located in Kuala Lumpur, the Central Market is a group of streets bustling with lively vibes and loads of entertainment options. Shopping, food tours, indulging in numerous activities and enjoying walking trails make visiting here one of the most famoustThings to do in Malaysia.
This market is famous for offering Dodo art and crafts which attract loads of tourists from all over the world. From antiques to Silver, this market provided loads of shopping options to choose from.
Occasionally, a flea market is also set here in which you can shop for many famous brands at cheaper prices. Famous souvenirs which can be bought here include spices, jewellery, handicrafts, food items and home decor.
Location: No. 10, 1st-3rd floor, Jalan Hang Kasturi.
Timing: 10: AM to 10:00 PM.
Gaze at the Beauty of Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park
Apart from the butterflies, the place is also famous for housing a variety of flora and fauna and other animals like fishes, freshwater turtles and insects. In addition to all this, here you will also find a huge museum housing many species of butterflies.
Location: Jalan Cenderawasih, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Timing: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
Price: INR 300 to INR 400.
Try Food at Jalan Alor
From cheap street food to chic restaurants, here you will find all kinds of dining options, all of which serve numerous special dishes. From italian to continental and from barbeque to chinese, the street food available here makes visiting here one of the famous Things to do in Malaysia.
Location: Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Timing: 4:00 PM to 3:00 AM.
Price: INR1200 to INR 2000 per person.
Explore The Perdana Botanical Gardens
Make sure to visit the tourist hotspots such as the Butterfly Park, the Hibiscus Garden, and Bird Park. Stroll around the shady pathways to enjoy the beauty of this place. Also, take out some time to see the beautiful outdoor sculptures.
Location: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, Malaysia.
Best Time: The weekends are the best time to visit this place.
Go to Sultan Abdul Samad Building
This beautiful attraction stands still amidst the beautiful skyline, making it stand out from other famous tourist attractions around it. Behind this beautiful monument, there is a confluence of two beautiful rivers, thus offering an astonishing backdrop for your memorable pictures.
Location: Jalan Tun Perak (across from Dataran Merdeka on Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin).
Timing: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Things to do in Langkawi
Visit Eagle Square
In addition to the eagle, the surrounding areas of the sculptures can be traversed using ferries and numerous memorable pictures can be clicked. For your hunger pangs, numerous small food stalls selling local delicacies can be enjoyed here. When thinking about what to do in Malaysia, visiting the Eagle Square is highly recommended.
Location: Persiaran Putera Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
Explore Kilim Geopark
Home to thick mangroves and loaded with an abundance of flora and fauna, this geopark is the best place to visit in Malaysia. This park can be best marvelled at by taking a boat ride and if lucky enough, you can get a chance to spot many rare birds like the kingfishers. The geopark consists of places like the crocodile park, elephant stone, cave of legends, bat cave and an old temple.
Location: Malaysia, Kedah, Langkawi, Kampung Kilim, Mukim.
Timing: 8:30 Am to 5:00 PM.
Price: INR 1650 to INR 1800.
Take A Drive To Gunung Raya
Several birds, including the hornbills, are habitats in this area. It is recommended to walk instead of driving as the amazing pathways lined with trees form a tempting sight.
Location: Jalan Ulu Melaka, Langkawi, Malaysia.
Best Time: The best time to visit this place is before sunrise
Visit the Beautiful Durian Perangin and Temurun Waterfalls
Another waterfall here known as the Durian Perangin became famous by being fractured in a Ruskin Bond novel. The best part of this waterfall is that it is 14 tiered, thus one can enjoy its beauty from metres away.
Its beautiful streams go through numerous small formations of the rocks and at a point it becomes invisible on its way down. If thinking about What to do in Malaysia, then these two waterfalls are highly recommended.
Location: 161, Jalan Datai, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.
Timing: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Witness the Best Sunsets at Pantai Cenang
In the evening, when the setting sun rays fall on the shores of Pantai Cenang, a golden coloured surrounding appears, beautiful enough to take pictures of. Walking along the shore or just resting on the sand, you will get to enjoy the best of this scenery, making this activity top the list of what to do in Malaysia.
Location: 10 minutes drive from Langkawi Airport.
Timing: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (suggested time to enjoy the sunset).
Whether a history aficionado or a political wizard, Galeria Perdana has everything to suit your penchant. The Museum is a massive treasure trove of gifts and souvenirs received by the distinguished Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad during his official tenure.
The massive building houses everything from exotic jewellery pieces to antique cars and artefacts gifted by the distinguished statesman of the world to Mahathir.The most notable feature of Galeria Perdana is its campus spreading over an area of 5.3 square kilometres and consisting of three interconnected two storied buildings.
It has a landscaped garden dotted with many shrubs Herbs and local trees providing green escapade to the visitors of the museum.There are over 9000 exhibits in the galleries of the museum among which only 2000 are displayed at a time in rotation giving you a chance to see different collections every time you visit the museum.
There are different sections of the museum dedicated to collections of copper, silver, brass, porcelain, glass, crystal, tapestries and wooden knives, daggers and ceremonial swords.The section of car houses of vintage Roadster and a Pontiac Catalina belonging to the 1950s.
The intricate artwork at the interior dome of the museum and the hanging chandeliers will simply Blow Your Mind off. In short Galeria Perdana museum is a pride of Malaysia which upholds the country's cultural, artistic and aesthetic heritage to the world.
Things to do in Malacca
Cruise on Melaka River
Being one of the famous Activities to do in Malaysia, this cruise ride takes you through many famous historical landmarks and is locally referred to as “Venice of the East”. The Annual Malacca River Festival can also be enjoyed while cruising along in which numerous boat races and Canoe marathons are hosted.
Location: Jalan Graha Maju Aras 9, Graha Maju Building, 75300 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timing: 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM.
Price: INR 2000 to INR 3000.
Visit the Botanical Garden
From deep green scenic vistas to beautiful gazebos and from small ponds to an extensive variety of flora and fauna, here you will encounter numerous natural vistas. Apart from all this, here you will also find a deer park, watchtowers and beautiful picnic spots which are famous for hosting camping nights. Overall, a trip to this beautiful location will provide you with loads of beautiful scenery and entertainment options.
Location: Lebuh Ayer Keroh, 75450 Ayer Keroh, Melaka, Malaysia.
Witness The Sultanate Palace
The museum is lined with ornate furniture, antique weapons, artworks, and jewelry. If you are a history lover, this place is a must-visit for you.
Location: Jalan Kota, Bandar Hilir, Melaka, Malaysia.
Stroll in Jonker Street
Now, this street is famous for housing shops of clothes, antiques and handmade crafts. The street is home to numerous famous food joints too which provide you with a chance to taste some lip smacking local delicacies.
From shopping to enjoying food tours, this whole street is bustling with life, thus visiting here is a must do activity. Since the street stays open only three days a week, thus the crowd here is enormous.
Location: Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timing: Friday to Sunday, 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM.
Stadthuys is one of the most important historical sites in Malacca City, which is the administrative capital of Malacca state in Malaysia. It is located in the heart of Dutch Square, also known as Red Square, one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in the city. Built sometime around 1650 by the Dutch, Stadthuys is believed to be the oldest remaining Dutch building in Asia. Back then, it served as the governor's residence and town hall, but the building was turned into a museum in 1982.
The entirety of Dutch Square is especially known for its colorful, old buildings, and Stadthuys is its crown jewel. The riverfront building is famous for its bright terracotta-red exterior and distinctive Dutch colonial architecture that includes some of the typical features such as louvred windows, massive walls, and large doors with wrought iron hinges. The building also has a tilted roof and white wooden shutters.
What many people do not know is that Stadthuys is actually a reproduction of Stadhuis, which was a former town hall in Hoorn, a Frisian town in the Netherlands. Today, Stadthuys is part of a sprawling museum complex, and it also houses one of Malacca's premier museums called the History and Ethnography Museum.
Enjoy the Views at the Taming Sari Revolving Tower
The platform ascends upwards to a height of 80 metres and rotates along the tower, thus providing the visitors with much required thrill. The seven minute long rotation provides you with a chance to marvel at numerous tourist attractions of the city from high above. This amusing ride was made using swiss technology and till the date is one of its kind experiences in Malaysia.
Location: Jalan Merdeka, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Admire Christ Church
You will find long wooden pews inside the church that are more than 200 years old and have some ancient light fittings. The church was previously painted in white. It was repainted in red in 1911.
Location: Melaka, Malaysia.
Things to do in Penang
Go for a Trishaw Ride
Apart from providing you with a royal feel, the seats of the trishaw are really comfortable and provide you with a top class seating experience. Many great locations and stories can be enjoyed while visiting from one point to another and traversing the lanes of Penang. Overall, this beautiful small vehicle will offer you numerous instances to click memorable pictures.
Location: Penang City.
Price: INR 2000 to INR 3500.
Visit Kek Lok Si Temple
The hilltop houses a vast statue of Goddess of Mercy, Kuan Yin, and has numerous small gardens. The complex is a cornerstone of the Malaysian Chinese Community. Kek Lok Si Temple is carved into the face of rock and perched atop the Air Itam. Make sure to visit the flower gardens and fish ponds present around the temple.
Location: Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia.
Best Time: The best time to visit this temple is during Chinese New Year celebrations.
Enjoy at Escape Adventure Land
This outdoor theme park has become a favourite location for locals and tourists alike. A perfect spot to have fun and indulge in numerous adrenaline rushing activities, this theme park is the perfect alternative to the beach if you do not want to get yourself wet.
From flying high in the sky while enjoying a session of free fall to experiencing the thrill while ziplining and crossing the tree swing, here you will enjoy loads of entertainment options with your loved ones. If travelling with family and thinking about What to do in Malaysia, then a visit to Escape Adventure Land is highly recommended.
Location: 828, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Timing: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Price: INR 800 to INR 1100.
Explore the Penang War Museum
The museum also has a set of passages and to pass those you might have to crawl, thus allowing you to have fun even at a museum. From military tunnels to bunkers, many sites dating back to 1941 are still preserved in this museum making a visit here one of the famous Activities to do in Malaysia.
Location: Jalan Batu Maung, 11960 Batu Maung, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Timing: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Admire The Penang Khoo Kongsi
Unfortunately, with time, the Khoo Kongsi's Heavenly and grand feel has been reduced to rubbles. The visitors will get to see extensive ornamental sculptures and the beautiful wall carvings that represent the clan's architectural skills. To add an exquisite touch to the grandeur of the building, a Chinese Opera is held in this temple to celebrate the Chinese New Year each year.
Location: Cannon Square, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Best Time: Visit this place in the morning hours
Things to do in Kota Kinabalu
Explore Kota Kinabalu City Mosque
The beautiful blue dome and the eye catching white exteriors of the mosque get more charmed up in the night when its reflection can be clearly seen in the sea. Visiting the mosques and clicking numerous memorable pictures in front of such a beautiful backdrop is surely one of the must do activities to do in Malaysia.
Location: Jalan Pasir, Jalan Teluk Likas, Kampung Likas, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Timing: 4:30 AM to 11:30 PM.
Price: INR 100 for tourists.
Ride on the Borneo Railway
Taking this scenic ride is one of the most famous Activities to do in Malaysia, and people from all over the world visit Kota Kinabalu to enjoy this joyous option of transportation. In the journey, you are also offered some lip smacking foods and delicacies which can be relished with the beautiful scenery.
Location: Jalan Utama Sutera Harbour 88100, 88100, Malaysia.
Timing: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
Price: INR 6000 to INR 6500.
- Kota Kinabalu
About the Klias River Cruise & Fireflies Safari:
- Witness the rare Proboscis monkey dangling from branches and on the river banks having fun.
- Enjoy high tea and delicious dinner on board watching the fireflies dance at night.
- The Klias River Cruise includes Hotel return and boat transfers.
- An English speaking guide will accompany you for the entire trip.
- A relaxing river cruise on the river Klias will help you explore the nearby areas, mangrove forest and various species of flora and fauna dwelling there.
A scenic drive for 1.5 hours from Kota Kinabalu will take you to Klias, an extremely picturesque wetland considered to be the biggest peat swamp forest in Sabah. It happens to be the habitat for Proboscis monkey, Silver leaf monkey and fireflies. The tree-dwelling Proboscis monkey re often spotted post-sunset on treetops making merry.
It attracts thousands of tourist every year who equally enjoy the Klias River Cruise Sabah. Little speed boats cruising across the river Klias spotting monkeys on trees and river banks.
Nights are also enjoyed by watching the nocturnal animals and witnessing fireflies transforming the place into magic. The lush mangrove forest makes for a charming backdrop with serene river water flowing ceaselessly.
Klias River Cruise & Fireflies Safari Itinerary :
2:00pm hotel pick up to Kota Klias
4:00pm arrive at the jetty, coffee/ tea and cakes will be served
4:45pm board for river cruise
5:00pm search the odds nosed monkeys Borneo - the Proboscis Monkeys
6:00pm return journey to the jetty, enjoy the view of sunset in the boat
6:30pm arrive at jetty for hearty dinner overlooking the Klias River
7:00pm enjoy another boat trip to witness the fireflies
7:30pm depart for Kota Kinabalu
9:30pm hotel drop off
Hotel Pick Up Location:
Kota Kinabalu area: 2:00pm
1Borneo, Nexis Karambunai, Rasa Ria Resort, Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort: 2:30pm (surcharge of MYR35 per person, payable directly to the operator)
The operator will contact you to confirm about the final pick up details before the day of the tour
Please arrive at your hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pick up time. For no shows and late arrivals, rescheduling and refund requests will not be entertained
As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route
Discover the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park
The most famous aspect of this park is that it is child friendly, thus is dotted with a few play areas and rides too. From rhinoceros to tigers and from monkeys to elephants, many species of rare animals can be seen here resting in their natural habitat.
Location: Lok kawi Putatan, 88200 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Timing: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
Price: INR 200 for adults and INR 100 for children.
Must Things to Do in Ipoh
Visit Kellie’s Castle
The castle has a history of being stuck by immense misfortunes and disasters time and again. This is why the mansion never reached its accomplishment. Resting on a hill with a fantastic backdrop, the castle owns fascinating mysteries for visitors who are horror, romantic, fate, and tragedy lovers. Apart from a tourist attraction, this castle is used for shooting thrilling film scenes.
Location: Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia.
Best Time: The best time to visit this place is after sunset.
Pay A Visit At Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple
Spread over 12 acres of land, this temple consists of Chinese deities. Known as the ultimate cave of bliss, this temple is considered the most loved cave temple situated in Ipoh. If you are a lover of ancient carvings and deities, make sure to visit this place!
Location: TMN INDAH JAYA, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
Best Time: Visit this place early in the morning.
Visit Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple
Consisting of a Columbarium, it looks similar to a four-story blue apartment. You need to climb 246 steps to reach the peak. However, it is worth the hard work as the peak presents a beautiful mesmerizing view. Make sure to visit the attractive landscape garden that comprises a huge fish pond in the anterior. It has a feeding zone for tortoises and fishes as well.
Location: Kampung Gunung Rapat, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
Time: 9 am to 10 am.
Walk Along The Kinta Riverfront Walk
All and all, your visit to this place is worth it as it has the best cafés, food stalls, and portrait centers. The place has rental cycle shops to help you cycle and witness the beauty of the walk!
Location: Jalan Lim Bo Seng, Perak, Malaysia.
Best Time: Any season is ideal for visiting here except for the rainy season.
With so much to do, the Lost World of Tambun's price is completely justified. Ipoh is Malaysia’s historic city and so, it has a lot in store for you than what you would ordinarily expect. There is even a health spa within the park where you can admire the calmness and silence and relax.
About the Lost World of Tambun Tickets:
- Located at a mere distance of 2 hours from Kuala Lumpur's main city, get to enjoy a fun-filled day with friends and family at the Lost World of Tambun.
- Located in Ipoh, you get to visit the theme park with a Lost World of Tambun ticket in your hands.
- Spend time learning about Malaysian tin mining and see the agile Siberia tigers.
- For the Lost World of Tambun ticket price you pay, you get to visit the seven elements of fun rides and different sights in the park.
- Experience the thrill of being surrounded by limestone cliffs that are ages old.
- You can hop on to the amusement park rides and experience the thrilling eco-adventure rides which are great for kids.
- Avail a crystal spa treatment within the theme park.
- Experience a thrilling and rejuvenating experience in the park for the perfect getaway for a day.
Lost World of Tambun Tickets Details:
Lost World of Tambun Tickets Ticket
- Admission ticket to Lost World of Tambun (no re-entry allowed)
- Lost World Hot Springs Night Park (6:00pm-11:00 pm)
NOTE - You may stay on after the closure of the theme park to enjoy the hot spring and spa at night. However, if you exited and wish to re-enter the park for the hot spring and spa at night, you are required to purchase a Lost World Hot Springs Night Park ticket.
For seniors aged 60+, you can purchase the child ticket as your entry ticket.
Lost World Hot Springs Night Park
- Lost World Hot Springs Night Park (daily 6:00pm-11:00 pm)
- Luminous Forest (daily 8:00pm-10:00pm)
- Petting Zoo (last admission 10:00 pm)
NOTE - This package needs to be purchased only if you have exited the theme park and wish to re-enter to enjoy the hot springs or if you are visiting for the first time in the evening.
- Monday-Friday: 11:00am-6:00pm
- Saturday-Sunday, Public Holidays: 10:00am-6:00pm
- Kukuntalu Hawkers 11:00am-7:00pm
- Lost World Hot Springs & Spa: 11:00am-11:00pm, daily
- Luminous Forest: 8:00pm-10:00pm, daily
- The theme park section is closed on Tuesdays, except during Malaysian school and public holidays
Go To Ipoh Heritage Trail
The walk consists of all the past mosques, clock tower, British residents, and a Birch. You can chill at a coffee shop in the old town coffee shop while experiencing the rich culture of the old town road of Ipoh. The walk finishes at a lively lane full of mesmerizing architectures.
Location: Ipoh Heritage Walk, Malaysia.
Best Time: You can visit here in the morning around 8-10 am.