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Malaysia Oasis Top Ten Sites in Malaysia

Written By: herbrunbridge - Jun• 09•10

Friendly Bidayuh women welcome you to Malaysian Borneo

Malaysia is full of great places, and here is our short list of highlights, not to be missed. Choose between Peninsular Malaysia, and Malaysian Borneo, or visit both, as air transportation is inexpensive and easy.  Tour Malacca, tour Lankawi, tour George Town, or tour Kuala Lumpur now! 

Peninsular Malaysia 

1.  Melaka, a charming riverside town, boasts Dutch colonial architecture, great museums, and some of the best antiquities shopping in Malaysia. Tour Melaka (Malacca) now!

2.  Breathtaking islands, such as Tioman, with its jungle and scuba adventures, or Langkawi, home of magnificent white sand beaches, draw thousands of return visitors every year. Tour Lankawi now!

3.  The old seaside city of George Town, Penang is full of charming old shops and wonderful colonial architecture.  Walking tour maps are available at just about every hotel. Tour Penang’s hills and temples, or  Tour Georgetown now!

4.  The jungle-clad Cameron Highlands have drawn trekking visitors for decades, to explore, relax, appreciate the beauty of the tea plantations, and enjoy some of the spiciest food in Malaysia. 

5.  The capital of Kuala Lumpur has several good museums, world-class shopping, one of the best transportation systems in Asia, the notable Petronas Towers, and a vibe all its own. Tour Kuala Lumpur now!

Malaysian Borneo 

6.  Kuching, capital of the state of Sarawak, is considered by many to be one of Southeast Asia’s best-kept secrets, with exceptional museums, great food, and the best tribal and craft shopping in Malaysia. 

7.  Kinabalu National Park is home to Mt. Kinabalu, with some of the best sunrise views in Asia. 

8.  Mulu National Park,  with its caverns, headhunters’ trail, and trekking options, is one of the most outstanding experiences in Malaysia. 

9.  Bako National Park is home to Proboscis monkey, the Rafflesia, the world’s largest flower, and carnivorous pitcher plants. 

10.  If rainforest ecosystems and longhouse tours are an interest of yours, you couldn’t do better than the rugged, but accessible Kelabit Highlands.

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  1. are-ku says:

    thanks a lot for introduecing malaysia to the world!!.

  2. Travel says:

    thank you for your info

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