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Malaysia Vacation Travel Guide

“Truly Asia”, this slogan suits aptly with the Southeast Asian country, Malaysia. It is however certain that a beautiful paradise with a multicultural people, Malaysia is an incredible country to be visited. The country is unfurled with the dense jungle of Kuala Lumpur, the pristine beaches of the Perhentian Islands, and the world’s oldest tropical rainforests along with spectacular wildlife. Malaysia is indeed among the best places to spend your vacations.   

Malaysia possesses a diverse culture combining Chinese, Hindu and Muslim Indians all confounded along with some groups known as the Orang Asli on Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo’s indigenous people, and community of tribes known as Dayaks. Hence, every religion or community have their own cultures and festivals which enriches the culture and tradition of Malaysia.

Be it adventures, shopping, wildlife or nightlife, Malaysia is nowhere behind in pleasing its visitors. Its culinary sensation and buzzing cities make it more appealing. Whether you are looking for your honeymoon tour or planning with your family, Malaysia never fails to excite its visitors.

Even when it comes to expenses, Malaysia is not as costly as compared to other countries. Be it accommodation, foodings, transportation or exciting activities, everything in Malaysia is cheaper and in the budget.

A Walk through Malaysia Tour Guide


The stamp of Malaysian tourist visa must definitely be marked on your passport. You can simply avail tourist visa of Malaysia within a week or couple of weeks.  

You will need few lists of documents and enclosures for visa stamping processes which include original passport valid for 6 months from the date of arrival in Malaysia, visa application form, covering letter mentioning details of the travel, photographs as per standard visa requirements, confirmed Air tickets and hotel bookings, and original saving bank statements of last 3 months updated with bank seal & sign on each and every page showing balance more than INR 30,000 per person. The tourist visa can be valid for 30 days.

Best time to Visit

One amazing thing about Malaysia is that you can visit at any time of the year and have a mesmerizing vacation. It just depends on the areas you choose to visit. Hence, you need to wisely choose the destinations as per your vacations schedule to witness the Malaysia sightseeing places. As Malaysia witness high heat and humidity all year-round, while the monsoon season arrives in November/December and continues with rainy season until mid-February. During this time, choosing the east coast of the peninsula won’t be the right decision. Similarly, the West Coast’s rainy season goes from April to October and lasts for a longer time. Keeping this into consideration, you can wisely plan your holiday to Malaysia.

While choosing destinations, just make sure that any of the seasons shall not spoil your vacation.

Top Places to Visit in Malaysia

Malaysia has plenty of surprises for its visitors. It is an amalgam of ethnic culture, religions, and diverse food cuisines. Every place here has a rich history behind them. Malaysia is the perfect combination of serenity and diversity. Be it Hawker Fare of Penang, historical landmarks of Melaka, splendid natural scenery of Perak, or Petrona Twin Towers at Kuala Lumpur, every city or destination has its own uniqueness and thus offer amazing experiences.   

To add some more excitement, Kota Bharu, Johor Bahru, Cameron Highlands, Kota Kinabalu, Kucching, Langkawi, Gunung Mulu national park, Genting Highlands of Pahang, and Port Dickson in Negeri Sembilan are some of the enchanting places to visit in Malaysia with family. It is however difficult to cover all the destinations, but whatever destination or city you add on your tour, you will never get a disappointment.  

Captivating Things to Do

Malaysia is full of thrill and exciting sensations. From trying mouth watering local food cuisines, thrilling adventures, street shopping, or witnessing idyllic beaches, Malaysia has plenty of exciting things to do. You cannot take a chance to miss out exploring the beauty of Kuala Lumpur through Helicopter, Scuba Diving at Kota Kinabalu, Tandem Skydiving, meander around Penang, Trekking in Taman Negara National Park, and Sea walking at Borneo. In addition, Cruising, Island Hopping, Caving, Rock climbing at Batu Caves, Mangrove Boat safari at Tanjhung Rha, Wild River Tubing, and Dining at Tamarind springs are few other exhilarating things you would have never witnessed ever. You can also fulfill your shopping goals at BBKLLC in Kuala Lumpur.

It therefore, comes as no surprise that whether you are planning a family tour or Honeymoon tour, Malaysia is an ideal vacation destination for both the tours. It has got everything for all the age groups. So, pack your bags and get ready to indulge yourself with your beloved ones in the surreal beauty of Malaysia.

For a memorable vacation in Malaysia, you can surely count on the team of experts at itraveller.  


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Priya Sengupta

With a Masters Degree in Environmental Science, Priya Sengupta Das is a freelance travel blogger, full time traveller and a mother of 7 year old son. Beside travelling and writing the other things she is passionate about is watching movies and cooking.

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With a Masters Degree in Environmental Science, Priya Sengupta Das is a freelance travel blogger, full time traveller and a mother of 7 year old son. Beside travelling and writing the other things she is passionate about is watching movies and cooking.

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