A good escape from the heat of the lowlands, the Cameron Highlands in the Titiwangsa Mountains are one of Malaysia’s oldest tourist destinations. The temperature rarely drops below 10°C or climbs above 21°C; which makes you forget you’re in Malaysia.Developed with an English garden charm, this beautiful tableland offers lush green scenery, array of colourful flower farms, tea plantations, forests, lakes, wildlife,waterfalls, etc. Trekking, tea tasting and visiting local agro-tourism sites should be on your bucket list.
Taman Negara is said to be the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. It is a must visit ecotourism and adventure destination of Malaysia. The national park is home to a variety of wildlife: from rare plants to exotic birds and animals like the Malayan Tiger, Asian elephant and Sumatran Rhinoceros.An adventure enthusiast can do activities like wildlife viewing, jungle trekking, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, camping and many more. Every year, Taman Negara attracts thousands of local as well as international travellers. It has a tropical, humid climate with temperatures averaging 86°F (30°C) and is open throughout the year.
Kuala Lumpur was a quiet town in West Malaysia, less than 200 years back. But now it has flourished into a bustling federal capital and cultural hub of Malaysia. The iconic Petronas Twin Towers at 88 stories high, are the tallest twin buildings in the world and should be a must visit on your list.Also,the Sri Mahamariamman is the oldest Hindu temple and worth seeing too. This vibrant city is a cultural melting pot, noted for its impressive skyscrapers and buzzing scenes of shopping (shopping at the Central Market is a pleasant experience), dining and nightlife.
The next stop will send adrenaline pumping through your veins. If you are a passionate motorsport fan, Sepang International Circuit, home of the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix is the place to be.Sepang International Circuit was officially opened on March 9, 1999. It was completed in a record 14 months. Being equipped with ultramodern facilities, it was given the honour to incorporate the F1 logo in its name. It has the Sepang Circuit Shoppe, an Automotive Museum and restaurant apart Race Control Room, Time Keeping Room, luxurious Paddock Clubs and Management Offices.Situated 85km from the Kuala Lumpur city centre and very close to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, makes it an ideal place for world-class international events.
Gunung Mulu National Park
Gunung Mulu National Park is situated in the Malaysian State of Sarawak on the island of Borneo. It is known for its rich biodiversity and karst features. The park is dominated by GunungMulu, a 2,376 m-high sandstone pinnacle and the property is the most studied tropical karst area in the world.The Gunung Mulu National Park is one of the must visit natural attractions in all of Southeast Asia. This national park features some of the largest and longest cave systems in the world. Included in these is the world’s largest cave chamber, the Sarawak Chamber, which is estimated large enough to hold 40 Boeing 747 aircraft.