Ideal Duration: 7-10 days for exploring Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Langkawi; 2 weeks for a more extensive visit covering Borneo and the east coast islands
Currency: Malaysian Ringgits (RM)
Best Time: March to October (Dry season for West Coast), May to September (Dry season for East Coast) Read More
Accommodation Cost (per night in USD):
Dorm bed: $5-15
Luxury: $120 and above
Budget for Food & Drinks (per day in USD): Budget: $5-15
Visa Policy for Indians:
E-visa available or Visa on Arrival for short stays
Visa Policy for Other Nationals:
E-visa or Visa on Arrival for many countries for short stays
Getting In Malaysia:
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL), Penang International Airport (PEN) Read More
Getting Around Malaysia:
Trains, buses, Grab (ride-hailing), rental cars Read More
A potpourri of all things Asian, Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. An intriguing blend of diverse wildlife, idyllic islands, magnanimous mountains, rainforests, and rich culinary landscape makes it one of the most visited tourist places in Asia.
The multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, and multi-lingual country is divided into two regions by the South China Sea - Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. Surrounding these territorial boundaries are stunning islands and an array of landscapes. Due to the immensity of beaches and vivid marine life, Malaysia also offers excellent scuba diving spots. Once a part of the Federation of Malaysia, Singapore is linked with a narrow causeway and bridge which makes it a popular destination to combine during a trip to Malaysia.
Malaysia, meaning the "Land of Malays", is a federation of 13 states and 3 federal territories divided into the two regions. It is the only country with territory on both the Asian mainland and Malaysia archipelago. The amalgamation of diverse inhabitants has led Malaysia to lead a varied lifestyle as well; from food and festivities to art and culture.
Lined with vibrant markets and fascinating museums, the land of the renowned Jimmy Choo also has a sophisticated shopping scene from street shopping to extravagant malls. Food in Malaysia is an inspiration of neighboring culinary, with recipes imported and modified from the other eclectic Asian countries. Having one of the most comprehensive road networks in Asia, whizzing around Malaysia is just a matter of minutes. Pulsating with a spectacular mix of people, cultures, and landscapes, Malaysia is waiting to be explored.
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The Asian cuisine, the mesmerizing islands and the natural beauty of this place.
You would come across litterings and dirty corners or patches even in Kuala Lumpur and the rest of the cities in Malaysia are also somewhat littered in parts.