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Things to do in Malaysia

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Malaysia is a melting pot of culture, and due to which the country is receiving plenty of tourism influx annually. This Southeastern country is filled with numerous tourist destinations in Malaysia that can leave a tourist awe-struck. right from opulent history to lovely architecture, both historical and contemporary; from happening nightlife to astounding and surreal seashores and islands that offer excellent adventure activities; and from wonderful amusement parks to flora and fauna-wealthy national parks, the whole thing that Malaysia International Holiday Packages features, has- amusing exoticness and of course, a revel in that one can never forget.

Here are the things to do in Malaysia that can make your trip an experience to remember.

A) Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu

Settled on the west end of Borneo, this Malaysian city is a booming traveler spot because of its proximity to tropical islands, lush rainforests and Mount Kinabalu.

Things to do:

1. Island hopping

Island Hopping in Kota Kinabalu and Sabah

If you are fond of beach life, you’re going to admire Kota Kinabalu. There are four islands off the coast of Kota Kinabalu which are effortlessly in reach with a 20-minute boat trip. Visit Jesselton Ferry Terminal to fetch ferry tickets and to hire snorkeling equipments. Some of the islands also have hidden hiking trails if you lose interest of basking on the beach.

2. Night market

Night Market in Kota Kinabalu

Every backpacker should take a stroll through the happening night market in Kota Kinabalu. This market offers a unique portrait of Borneo’s colourful lifestyle and people. You will also discover fairly priced clothes and local crafts at the night market, if you are planning for shopping in the area. This marketplace is quite popular for fresh and tasty sea- food in Singapore.

B) Kinabalu national Park

Kinabalu National Park

Kinabalu national Park is Malaysia’s first global heritage site. Additionally the Centre of Plant diversity for South East Asia, the Park boasts of more than 5,000 species of vegetation and 90 species of animals. The primary attraction at the Park is the massive Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South East Asia exalted at 4095 mt.

Things to do:

1. Canopy walking

Canopy Walking in Kinabalu National Park

Canopy strolling is not for the weak- hearted travelers. The walkway at Kinabalu is over 175 Meters lengthy and 43 meters in height, that’s higher than an 8-floor building. At the same time this activity boosts your adrenalin rush, it’s also a brilliant opportunity to take a glance at birds and animals because 75% of rainforest animals spend their time on forest canopy.

2. Botanical garden

botanical garden Kinabalu National Park

The botanical garden in the national park is hidden gem and is spanned around 1.4 hectares of area. The garden encompasses a number of the rarest species of orchids and pitcher vegetation discovered exclusively in Borneo and South East Asia. The garden has a 700mt trail that you may discover by yourself. however, we will advise you to enroll in the 1-hour guided tour (at 9am, 12pm and 3pm daily) conducted through the staff at the garden. They’ll offer you with the required information that you may miss out on otherwise.

3. Raflessia Farm tour

Raflessia Farm Tour Kinabalu National Park

For the ones of you who’ve no longer heard of this flower before, Raflessia is the world’s largest flower and is often over a hundred centimeters in diameter, and up to ten kilograms in weight. These flowers have odor like rotten flesh, hence local people calls it “corpse flower”. The foul smell draws insects and flies that assist transport of pollen from male to female flowers. Those flowers are endemic to a bunch of islands in South East so don’t leave out this rare sight!

C) Kinabatangan


Things to do:

1. Kinabatangan River Cruise

Kinabatangan river cruise Malaysia

Borneo is famed as the wildest destinations to visit in Malaysia, and Kinabatangan is one of the exotic places to witness orangutans, monkeys, sun bears, pygmy elephants and clouded leopards in the forests. Book your Malaysia holiday package which covers 2 day tour that includes couple of river cruises, a guided hike to the Ox Lake and a night hike along with your dinner and accommodation. The river cruise is usually held on the Kinabatangan River at dusk and dawn and the travelers never gets disappointed by this thrilled activity.

2. Ox Bow Lake Hike

Kinabatangan Ox Bow Lake Hike

If you are in Malaysia, then get ready to revel in the incredible tour with our Malaysia Tour Packages. The unusual crescent shaped lakes which are formed because of soil erosion long back are known as Ox Bow Lake. The hiking experience is pretty wild and it is not advisable for everyone. As you will be swimming across ravines, you will be in the company of insects, snakes and bugs for most of the time and much more. Once you reach the lake, then the experience is undeniably amazing. You may soak your feet in the river for hours and appreciate the nature.

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