If there is one country which can boast of representing an entire continent in its culture, food and people, then it has to be Malaysia. Representing the true spirit of Asia, Malaysia is a favoured destination among a large number of tourists.
There is a lot of see and do in mystical Malaysia. The options range from shopping, sightseeing, outdoor activities, relaxing et al.
Malaysia is a very fascinating country; modern yet engrossed in old traditions and culture. Malaysia is moving on towards modernization but yet at its own pace keeping the tradition and culture still alive among its people. Malaysia is a country that exhibits great values, culture and tradition just like other Asian countries. It offers great blend of Asia’s three oldest civilizations- Malay, Chinese and Indian.
Malaysia is admired by international tourist for its excellent beaches; number of marine parks where dazzling corals and many aquatic species like the moray eels, the clown fish, black-tip sharks etc are in profusion. Malaysia tourism bestows a lot to its travelers.
Some of the must visit places in Malaysia include:
Taman Negara National Park: This is Malaysia’s one of the oldest rain forests. Not to forget, Taman Negara National Park has also been declared as a World Heritage Site. Other important place is the Bako National Park. Although it is relatively smaller in size than Taman Negara National Park, but is popular for its beautiful beaches, waterfalls, and park and dense forest areas.
Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia is a cosmopolitan city and the home of world's tallest twin building 'the Petronas Twin Towers'. Another amazing, must see tourist spots in the city are House of Parliament, incredible mosques, Kuala Lumpur Tower, Putra World Trade Centre, Dataran Merdeka, Tugu Negara. For nature lovers and adventurers the states of Sabah and Sarawak is another fabulous destination to visit.
Individuals who love beaches wouldn’t be disappointed either. Fabulous beaches along the Malaysia’s long coastline and many coral-fringed islands are a great tourist spot. Islands like Langkawi. Tioman and Pangkor are among world-renowned destinations. Penang Island is famous for its history, relaxing beaches and cultural mix. To the south, Malacca is known for its history, museums and the unique Baba-Nyonya community.
Apart from its long coastal line and cosmopolitan capital, Malaysia is also widely known as a preferred hub for medical tourism. Medical tourism refers to the combination of healthcare with international tourism. Malaysia is emerging as forerunner in offering world class medical tourism. High skilled professionals trained in various specialized disciplines offer impeccable services and treatment to patients. Malaysia is among some of the few countries in the world which offer top notch medical facilities in the world for every known ailment.
So if you want to take a break from hustle bustle life then, Malaysia is the best destination that you can think off. For a truly Asian experience Malaysia is the right destination which bestows not only culture and tradition, monuments and tourism but also a great night life, mouth watering delicacies and array of shopping delights. It has something for everyone!