Malaysia is the perfect amalgamation of the buzzing cosmopolitan life of Kuala Lampur city and the serene pristine beaches of Langkawi. It is where the worlds of scenic rainforests combine with the sparkling life of casinos at Genting Highlands, busy shopping districts and towering skyscrapers, like the iconic Patronas Towers.
Malaysia enjoys a seamless mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and colonial European cultures. The influx of such diverse cultures is what makes Malaysia truly unique. It also boasts of some of the most scenic natural wonders. Climb the beautiful Mount Kinabalu, visit Kuala Lampur Bird Park for thousands of species of birds, explore the Taman Negara national park, or discover the limestone Batu Caves, Malaysia is surely endowed with natural beauty.
FROM SKYSCRAPERS LIKE PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS OF KUALA LUMPUR TO THE QUIET BEACHES OF LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA IS HOME TO ASTOUNDING DIVERSITY.
Malaysia has enjoyed an influx of diverse cultures over the course of its history, and the cultural landmarks today stand witness to this amazing melting-pot. See the beautiful architecture of the Putra Mosque, find inner peace at the Kek Lok Si sea-facing Buddhist temple, visit the Batu caves housing Hindu shrines, or say a prayer at the Christ Church, Malacca, appreciate the harmony in diversity in Malaysia.
CENTURIES-OLD CAVES AND TEMPLES OF KUALA LUMPUR WILL FILL YOU UP WITH SIGHTS OF SOUTH ASIAN HERITAGE AND HISTORY.
The main influences of Malay cuisine come from the food of ethnic Malays, Indonesian, Singapore, Thai, Brunei and other South East Asian cultures. When in Malaysia, one must try the Nasi Lemak (a signature Malay breakfast dish of rice and chicken), Nasi Goreng ( pounded fish fried), Satay (grilled chicken on a stick), Rendang (slow cooked meat gravy) and many other delicious dishes. You will be reaching for seconds for sure!
SAMPLE LOCAL DISHES LIKE NASI LEMAK, CONGEE AND KUIH AS YOU EXPLORE KL, LANGKAWI, OR PENANG.
Among the many natural and man-made wonders in Malaysia is the unique Langkawi Sky Bridge, a curved pedestrian cable-stayed bridge. Take the cable car ride to the bridge from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the stunning rainforest below. Relive the climax of the Hindi movie ‘Don: The Chase Begins Again’, and repeat the famous line from the scene, “mujhe junglee billiyaan bahaut pasand hain”.
FUN FACT FOR BOLLYWOOD LOVERS: THE CLIMAX OF SHAH RUKH KHAN’S HINDI FILM ‘DON: THE CHASE BEGINS AGAIN’ WAS SHOT AT LANGKAWI SKY BRIDGE.
Get your fix for adventure at Malaysia’s many thrilling attractions. Get your adrenalin pumping with water sports in Penang, go crazy with the water-rides at Sunway Lagoon theme park, bungee-jump off Malaysia’s tallest Petronas Twin Towers, there is no dearth of adventure in Malaysia!