Malaysia, the beautiful Southeast Asian island country offers the tourists two very distinctive experiences due to its location. Malaysia is separated by the South China Sea in two parts of almost same area. One is the Peninsular Malaysia (shares boundary with Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia) and the second one is East Malaysia (shares boundary with Brunei and Indonesia and Philippines). Millions of people from the neighboring countries visit this beautiful place every year. If you are also planning your trip to Malaysia, just have a look on the list below to find out the top 10 attractions in Malaysia.
The Taman Negara national park of extents over three Malaysian states, with an area of over 4,000 square kilometers and it is the home to a lot of species of rare animals, such as the Malayan tiger, Asian elephant, the crab-eating macaque etc. You will feel thrilled to observe various sounds of insects sprawling over the trees in the dense rainforest.
If you are sea lovers planning, the Perhentian Islands is a mujst visit. Besar and Kecil are the two main islands of this is a small archipelago, and they both possess wonderful beaches of white sand, and an incredibly blue, slender sea with the shadows of lofty palm trees in the beach. Scuba-diving, coral reef, marine life of sea turtles and countless species of tropical fish are most attractive.
Petronas Twin Towers
Officially instated in 1999, the Petronas Twin Towers are the world’s tallest twin buildings connected by a double-decker bridge. It is one of the world’s most visited tourist spots.
The Cameron Highlands, 1500 metres above from the sea level, is an widespread hill station and it is popular due to its never-ending natural beauty and climate with temperatures hardly ever drops below 10°C or rises above 21°C.
Built in the early 1500s, A Famosa (in Portuguese ‘The Famous’) is a historical bastion found in Malacca, is also a popular tourist spot in Peninsular Malaysia. It offers a thorough historical expedition on Portuguese colonization.
Pulau Tioman is a small island, enclosed by abundant white coral reefs and dense forest. It is not so popular but a good choice if you wish for serenity.
Selangor is Malaysia’s most urbanized and colonized state that leads up to Kuala Lumpur’s urban spread out. It is always active and thriving; wide-spread shopping malls as far as the eye limits.
Sepilok Rehabilition Centre
Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre for Orangutans (opened in 1964) is one of most visited spot in Borneo Malaysia, which give home to orphaned orangutans and about 60 to 80 orangutans are here at present in the reserve virgin forest.
The Mulu Caves are the astonishing instance of karsts and caves formations in a mountainous equatorial rain forest setting.
Mount Kinabalu (4,095 metres) is the highest mountain in Borneo. This mountain region is world-famous for its remarkable flora and fauna species and biodiversity.