Malaysia has earned wide acclaim as a tourist destination and now attracts upwards of 20 million international visitors each and every year. But what is the reason for this remarkable popularity? At MalaysiaExplorer.net we have decades of combined experience in the travel sector and we believe it's the sheer diversity of Malaysia's various destinations. From Kuala Lumpur, a world capital for culture, commerce and festivals; to dozens of pristine, secluded tropical islands including Tioman Island and the Perhentians - there truly is a Malaysian experience for everyone. Here we make it our aim to help you tailor a trip perfect for you. Be it intense relaxation on golden beaches lapped by emerald waters; or a journey of cultural discovery in a bustling city - we have the tour packages and tips to suit your needs.
Holidays in Kuala Lumpur: Class & Culture Tour
A holiday in Kuala Lumpur is truly like no other. Immerse yourself in this South East Asian metropolis and you'll be rewarded with an experience of authentic Malay culture rubbing shoulder-to-shoulder with the friendly and diverse local Chinese, Indian and Malaysian communities. Luxury is a word used all too often but it's something Malaysia delivers above all of its neighbours and counterparts. One of the wealthiest nations in this region of the world, it shouldn't be forgotten that the cost of living in Malaysia is still lower than most all Western destinations and bargains remain to be had. So pack-up and enjoy a city break to remember. Whilst here make sure you view the Petronas Towers at night to take-in a symbol of Malaysia's growing prominence. Also take time to take in the thriving hawker stalls of Petaling Street and the heart-warming elephant sanctuary in nearby Kuala Gandah.
Holidays in Langkawi: Intense Tropical Relaxation Tour
Straight from the glossy magazines and luxury travel programmes, Langkawi is a world-renowned destination famed for lush stretches of beach, crystal clear waters and fabulous luxury resorts dotted amongst the island's thick vibrant vegetation. Easily accessible via it's international airport, Langkawi has won acclaim for providing unrivalled scenic relaxation. Chill-out on one of dozens of beautiful beaches, or have your breath taken away by the sights of nature: caves, waterfalls and wildlife await to amaze and astonish. Revitalize yourself with a nap beneath a coconut or palm tree, then spend an evening by the sea at a top beach-view restaurtant. Truly the holiday of a lifetime, remember that water-sports and marine diving can also be found on Langkawi for the adventurous types!
Holidays in Penang: A Journey Through History Tour
Penang is a destination famed for its rich and colorful colonial legacy. Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and British influence over several centuries has helped forged a truly inimitable culture on Penang Island (Pulau Penang) but the same qualities that attracted early settlers still shine bright today. The 'Pearl of the Orient' as it is fondly known, Penang is best viewed at night from Penang Hill. The view is truly stupendous and the vivid night lights only serve to make it more memorable. The beautiful temple of Kek Lok Si comes alive with color in the festival season and is considered a masterpiece of eastern architecture. Difficult to pronounce but equally beautiful is Wat Chayamangkalaram, a gorgeous 19th century temple with its famous reclining Buddha statue, best visited during the Thai festivals of Sonkran and Loy Krathong respectively, both of which are celebrated with fervour by the Thai community of Penang. Whilst here, don't forget to drop in at Pantai Acheh, Penang's prized and beautifully preserved national park.
Holidays in Kota Kinabalu: The Borneo Mountains Tour
Kota Kinabalu is not only Malaysian Borneo's shining gem, but it also lies on the doorstep of the stunning, soaring Mount. Kinabalu. For the adventurous at heart Kota Kinabalu is an unmissable destination, home to unpretentious luxury resorts side-by-side with the wonderful local culture of the peaceful Kadazan tribe. Take an affordable local guide with you to the national park and enjoy the serenity and peace of pristine lakes, forests and peaks. The summit trail takes two days to complete and is a momentous achievement, though a relatively easy climb from most approaches. After a long day of trekking treat yourself to comforting yet tasty food in one of the park's two popular restaurants.