Located at the tip of the Southeast Asia shoestring is made up of two regions – Peninsula Malaysia and Borneo which is home to Sabah and Sarawak regions.
Throughout this intriguing country, you will notice a variety of terrene ranging from the incredibly high superstructures of Kuala Lumpur to the tranquil longhouse villages of Sarawak.
More than half the country consists of Malaysia Borneo, which are mainly covered by dense jungle and many wide river systems. Mount Kinabalu is this country’s highest mountain at 4101 metres. Malaysia’s national parks are fantastic for trekking and game viewing – look out for exotic animals like orang-utans, proboscis monkeys, hornbills and turtles. It offers glorious beaches and spectacular diving sites at Sipadan Island and ancient tropical rainforests, still accessible today.
With all their multicultural influences, Malaysia has one of the greatest assortments of cuisines; from Indian curries, Chinese buffets and Chinese-Malay to even mouth-watering Western style dishes.
Whether it’s the Rainforest World Music Festival, the F1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix or the Hari Raya, Malaysia is filled with extraordinary moments worth experiencing.