Even though there are a lot of visitors who prefer to visit Thailand, Malaysia still remains one of the most beautiful countries in Southeast Asia. Usually, people prefer to visit Thailand because they either are on a budget-friendly vacation or they plan to visit just for a short period of time, but this does not mean that Malaysia has nothing interesting to offer. Nonetheless, visitors who actually get to see Malaysia state that this country is one of the best places to spend your vacation and everyone should visit it at least once. Moreover, Malaysia blends together multiple ethnic cultures, different customs, religions, and cuisines, and its geography is very diverse and includes mountains, large island groups, tropical rainforest, as well as fertile highlands. While West Malaysia shares a peninsula with Southern Thailand, East Malaysia which is located on the Borneo Island is just across the South China Sea, but both West and East Malaysia have natural, cultural, and historic attractions that are really worth seeing.
You may or may not know this but Kuala Lumpur is actually the capital city of Malaysia and offers many charming locals, amazing colonial architecture, and astonishing natural attractions. As most of the capital cities all over the world, Kuala Lumpur is divided into various districts and the most famous one is called the Golden Triangle. Also, this beautiful city comprises the tallest twin skyscrapers in the entire world, named Petronas Twin Towers and you can find there all that you need – many attractions, crazy nightlife, and dining venues. Also, if you are a foodie, you for sure need to try some of the Malaysian gastronomic delights for they are true delicacies.
Nowadays, Taman Negara is the oldest rainforest in the entire world and is situated along the Tembeling River. A famous canopy walkway in Taman Negara is signposted from Kuala Tahan – a tiny village – but if you want to go deeper into the jungle, then it is best to hire a local guide in order not to get lost. Anyway, remember that if you want to visit Kuala Lumpur, Taman Negara or the rest of the places stated here, you will first need to get yourself a Malaysia eVisa, which is not so difficult to obtain.
If you are a big tea-drinker, then you will probably love the tea plantations of Cameron Highlands and, besides the four main tea plantations, there are also a lot of strawberry farms that you can visit. In addition to a lot of tea and many strawberries to eat, a popular attraction in Cameron Highlands is the Mossy Forest, which is a natural environment for orchids, moss, ferns, lichen, and various creatures, including snakes, frogs, birds, unique mammals, and insects.
It is said that Selangor is the Malaysian version of Las Vegas and with it being one of the most developed and populated states of Malaysia, Selangor is well-known for certain things. For example, the First World Hotel was the largest hotel all over the world, has an unbelievable number of 6,118 rooms and a theme park. Also, there you can find an indoor snow park, a Formula One racetrack, the National Zoo of Malaysia, and many shopping malls.