Malaysia

Indulge in the friendly ambiance, cultural luxury, and contemporary comfort in Malaysia, the melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian, European, Arabic, and Peranakan influences. Embrace the beauty of religion in Malaysia, where temples, mosques, and churches co-exist in peace. Take a tour of the fascinating Petronas Twin Towers, go diving in the crystal waters at Pulau Redang, hike to the summit of Mount Kinabalu, and rejuvenate at the beautiful hill stations at Cameron Highlands.

Must Do Adventure

  • Take part in the heritage walk through Ipoh to check out the Chinese shophouses, Birch Memorial Tower, and colonial buildings on the Malaysia Tour. Visit the vibrant Buddhist Cave Temples of Ipoh and admire the street art at mural Art’s Lane and Panglima Street. Explore the Neolithic cave art at Gua Tambun Cave too.

    Take a tour of Ipoh
  • Check out the Atkinson Clock Tower and take a wetland river cruise in the Klias River on the trip to Kota Kinabalu during the Malaysia Tour. Climb up Mount Kinabalu and stop to admire the aquatic fauna of Green Connection Aquarium. Shop to your heart’s content at Kota Kinabalu’s Handicraft Market too.

    Make a whirlwind tour of Kota Kinabalu
  • Admire the scarlet facade of the Stadthuys of Malacca, which is a building of the Dutch ColonialPeriod, built in 1650. Its architectural design is modeled after Stadhuys in Hoorn, Netherlands. Take a stroll in the Stadthuys and explore the artifacts of the History and Ethnography Museum.

    Take a walk around the Stadthuys at Malacca

Bucket List Experience

Kuala Lumpur-Petronas Twin Towers | Bucket List Group Travel

Kuala Lumpur-Petronas Twin Towers

Known to the world, as the twin jewels of Kuala Lumpur, the Petronas Twin Towers of 88 storeys is the iconic landmark and the most attractive tourist destination of Kuala Lumpur. Hunt for bargains at the vibrant Chinatown and take part in the celebration of Thaipusam at the Batu Caves. Have fun at the thrilling water slides at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park and indulge in the city’s culture and cuisine at Jalan Alor. Check out the variety of marine life at Aquaria KLCC and visit Perdana Botanical Gardens.

Batu Caves | Bucket List Group Travel

Batu Caves

Visit the limestone hill that is riddled with ancient caves on the trip to the Batu Caves. The caves of the Hill include Cathedral Cave or Temple Cave, Cave Villa, Ramayana Cave, and Dark Cave. Climb a steep flight of 272 stairs to reach the entrance that is guarded by the 42m high gold statue of Lord Murugan. Climb another flight of steps to take an educational tour of the Dark Cave equipped with headlamps and helmets. Visit the Ramayana Cave too to check out the scenes and statues of the Hindu epic.

Kel Lok Si Temple | Bucket List Group Travel

Kel Lok Si Temple

The Kek Lok Si Temple at Penang is the most impressive Buddhist Temple in Malaysia. Visit the Temple to take a look at the magnificent and towering bronze statue of Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy who stands tall at 100 feet and is worshipped by thousands of Buddhists. Marvel at the Pagoda Of 10000 Buddhas or the Ban Po That, which is the most iconic tourist attraction of Penang. Food is one of the significant reasons for visiting Kek Lok Si Temple too. So, drop in at Sister Curry Mee and Air Itam Assam Laksa for delicious food.

Skybridge | Bucket List Group Travel

Skybridge

Take the most thrilling ride of your life in the Langkawi Cable Car to reach the dizzying summit of the Skybridge at Langkawi. The Langkawi Skybridge is the longest free-spanning curved bridge in the globe. Take a walk along the pedestrian bridge to marvel at the astonishing views of the beautiful countryside. Soak in the magnificent views of the surrounding islands of Langkawi. Don’t miss out on the picturesque scenery of the Seven Pools Waterfalls and the Mat Cinang Mountain too.

Kinabalu National Park | Bucket List Group Travel

Kinabalu National Park

Explore the spectacular variety of species at Kinabalu National Park. The Park is home to 5000 species of vascular plants, 1000 species of orchids, 621 species of ferns, 29 species of Rhododendrons, nine species of Nepenthes, and two species of Rafflesia. The Kinabalu National Park is also the habitat of 21 species of bats, 112 species of mammals, 326 species of birds, 62 species of frogs, and 850 species of butterflies. Take a tour of the Park and enjoy rope ascending, abseiling, and climbing at Mountain Torq and Mountain Kinabalu too.

Penang Hill | Bucket List Group Travel

Penang Hill

Ride the unique funicular train and climb up along the steep rail track to reach the peak of the Penang Hill during the Malaysia Tour. Check out the religious and historical buildings of Asian and British Colonial architecture atop the Hill. Visit the prestigious Bel Retiro Bungalow and check out the 250-year-old cannon, the beautiful Sri Aruloli Thirumurugan Hindu temple, the grand Hill Mosque, and other heritage landmarks of the Hill. Chill out at Kopi Hutan, and embark on a nature walk in the Penang Hill Forest.

When to Visit

Peak Season

Go on the Malaysia Tour between December and February, when the weather is cool, the forests are abundant in tropical foliage, and there is a festive cheer in the air.

Travel Guide

Location

Malaysia is in south-east Asia, bordering South China Sea, Indonesia, Brunei, and South Vietnam.

Capital City

The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

Main Airport

Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Kuala Lumpur is the most important airport in Malaysia.

Language Spoken

Standard Malay is the official language of Malaysia. English, Tamil, and Mandarin are widely spoken in Malaysia too.

Currency

The currency of Malaysia is Ringgit.

Visas

Citizens of every country except America require a tourist or business visa and a valid passport for the Malaysia Tour.

Electricity

The standard values vary between 240 volts and 50 Hertz AC, and the sockets are adapted for types G plugs.

Vaccinations

The WHO and CDC recommend vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B, typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, meningitis, rabies, measles, polio, rubella, mumps, Tdap, influenza, pneumonia, shingles, and chickenpox before signing up for the Malaysia tour.

Emergency Calls

Dial toll-free number 112 for emergencies during the Malaysia Tour.

FAQs about Malaysia

What is internet access like in Malaysia?

There is a massive coverage of high-speed and well-connectivity Wi-Fi access and internet in Malaysia

Can I use my mobile phone in Malaysia?

Most of the countries of the US and Europe have roaming contracts with Malaysia, so you can use your mobile phone to make calls on the Malaysia Tour. Otherwise, there are local sim cards available for use.

How are the toilets like in Malaysia?

There are western-style flush toilets and urinals all over Malaysia, but the toilets are filthy, unclean, wet, and unhygienic. Avoid using public restrooms and check into a restaurant instead.

Can I drink tap water in Malaysia?

Tap water is perfectly safe for consumption in Malaysia, especially in Kuala Lumpur.

Are credit cards accepted widely in Malaysia?

You can use Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards in Malaysia.

What is the convenience of ATM access like in Malaysia?

There are several ATM centers in the metropolitan parts of Malaysia. The ATM withdrawal can be made with a PIN or with Maybank, Standard Chartered, and HSBC.

What to wear in Malaysia?

Pack in your loose linen clothes, cotton tops, denim, shorts, veils, and scarves for the Malaysia Tour.

Is Malaysia safe for women to travel solo?

Malaysia is perfectly safe for women as long as she takes the safety measures, like not mingling with ultra-friendly strangers, or going out at night in shady towns.

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