Malaysia

Summary

Malaysia has a vibrant mix of oriental culture – it is a true melting pot that offers a perfect fusion of Chinese, Indian and Malay customs and cultures, with a smattering of Dutch colonial art and architecture. Its cities are the ideal blend of old and new, classical and contemporary, with modern skylines in Kuala Lumpur mixed with perfect examples of colonial architecture in Malacca and George Town. Its landscape is just as varied, ranging from the palm-fringed, perfect white-sand beaches of Langkawi, to the rolling hills of the Cameron Highlands and the wild jungles of Borneo. The country is also renowned for its award-winning hotels, like The Datai and the private Pangkor Laut island resort, as well as for its equally-famous spas at Tanjong Jara and the Spa Village at Pangkor.  

Experiences

  • Visit the stunning tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands
  • Relax on the beautiful beaches of Langkawi and the private island of Pangkor Laut
  • Explore the temples and historical sites of Penang
  • Trek though the jungles of Borneo and spot orangutans.
  • Dive in one of the worlds best spots at Sipadan Island
  • Visit the oldest primary rain forest in the world at Taman Negara
  • Climb the majestic Mount Kinabalu
  • Explore the sights of the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur
  • Marvel at the historic buildings and ancient landmarks of Malacca
  • Relax on the stunning beaches of  Terengganu on the East Coast

Seasons

Malaysia generally has a humid, tropical climate year round, characterised by high year-round temperatures and only two distinct seasons, the dry season and the rainy season.

Rainy Season for the different regions as follows: 

West coast – May to October

East coast – September to December

Kuala Lumpur – March to April and September to November

Borneo – November to February

Best time to go

Trying to figure out the best time to go really depends on where you are travelling to. Popular destinations like Langkawi is fantastic when the dry season is from December to February, where as Borneo is best from March to April. 

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Fast facts

  • Capital – Kuala Lumpur
  • Currency – Ringgit
  • Point of Entry – Kuala Lumpur
  • Airlines – Malaysian Airlines
  • Flying Time – 12 hrs 25 mins
  • Time Zone – GMT + 7 hrs
  • Visa – Not required

Insider tips

  • Taxis in Kuala Lumpur are cheap and plentiful so don't plan on walking from site to site in the humidity.

Cameron Highlands


Kuala Lumpur


Langkawi


Malacca


Pangkor Laut Island


Sabah, Borneo


Terengganu


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