Malaysia will pull at your senses from all directions. With it’s capital and bustling metropolis of Kuala Lumpur, to high-tech Singapore right on it’s doorstep, there is plenty to explore in this vast country. With It’s diverse make-up of intertwined cultures and influences from other regions it makes for an adventurous destination. From the jungles of Borneo to Penang’s UNESCO world heritage site Georgetown and it’s famous street art, it has a colourful diversity
The country is famous for it’s food, and with it’s mixed heritage of nationalities from across the globe, the fusion of Indian, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine will satisfy the most diverse pallet. It really has to be savored to fully appreciate whats on offer.
Kuala Lumpar’s skyscrapers and high-rised concrete mayhem, to it’s islands of Penang and Langkawi are as far apart as it geographical layout. With decorated bright stand-out mosques and temples of it’s ethnic communities, this destination will reward you wherever you visit.
With Air Asia‘s cheap flights in abundance, it’s easy to bounce around the different regions. We use Skyscanner for our flights to various destinations that serve most cities.
You can island hop between the resort islands of Pangkor and neighbouring Pangkor Laut and Talang Island. From Penang you can catch a ferry or fly to Langkawi, where you can cross over to Satun in Southern Thailand to extend your journey.
With a generous VOA (visa on arrival) of 3 months you will have plenty of time for various destinations. The process is simple and involves filling in an arrival card on a ferry, plane or land border crossing. A quick stamp in your passport at customs and you’re on the way.
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Remember to have appropriate travel insurance to cover all eventualities on your travels. We use World Nomads insurance for all our adventures.
Happy travels on your Global Gallivants!