Dive into the melting pot of Malaysia
is a bubbling, bustling melting pot of races and religions where Malays, Indians, Chinese, and many other ethnic groups live together in peace and harmony. This culminates into some amazing food and a diverse culture base in it’s main cities.
Outside of it’s cities are ample opportunities for wildlife viewing and must see sights such as Mount Kinabalu and Belum Rainforest. The many offerings of Malaysia make it a unique travel experience, much different to it’s neighbours. Below are a few of our recommended journeys in Malaysia to help get you off the beaten track and dive deep into the Malaysian experience.
Explore incredible scenery, cultural diversity and nature’s most intriguing wildlife as you take in this stunning region. Explore Sarawak
’s charming capital of Kuching, view orangutans at Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and visit the Sarawak Cultural Village.
From Miri you’ll have the opportunity to visit a traditional Iban longhouse and Lambir Hills National Park. Don’t forget to include the World Heritage listed Mulu National Park to top off your visit to Sarawak.
Depart the buzz of Kuala Lumpur and retreat to the lush, rolling hills of the Cameron Highlands
. Visit Batu Caves, the site of the largest and most important Hindu temple in Malaysia; Take in the tea plantations and drop by an orangutan research centre. From here you can also take in Penang, one of Malaysia’s cultural highlights.
is amongst the most diverse and flavoursome in the world. With influences from Chinese, Indian, Malay and even Portuguese cultures it’s no surprise the resulting cuisine is both delicious and diverse. Food is serious business in this corner of the world. Don’t be surprised if you are peppered with questions like, ‘Have you makan today?’ Makan is the Malay word for eat and it might be the most used word in the whole language.
No visit to Malaysia is complete without trying Nasi Lemak and Beef Rendang or following the sweet aroma of satay, the delicious peanut sauce famous throughout the world. Penang has all these tastes and more to be found among it’s city scape.
is home to some of Asia’s most diverse and exciting wildlife. Get up close to orangutans in the jungle or at world’s largest Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre, Sepilok and spy rare proboscis monkeys in mangroves.
See exotic vegetation and observe wildlife like silver-leaf monkeys, giant monitor lizards and long-tailed macaques, among many other species that are found in this vast region. Underwater look out for gentle reef sharks and sea turtles or even visit Turtle Island!
Check out our itineraries
that can take you deeper into Malaysia or to create your custom itinerary enquire now,
call (AU) 1300 295 049 or (NZ) 0800 238 368 or see your travel agent.
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