Malaysia Day Tours, Attractions & Excursions

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One of the biggest mistakes that travelers can make is overlooking the beautiful country of Malaysia when planning their trip to South East Asia

Malaysia boasts breathtaking natural wonders, vibrant wildlife, and a city that buzzes all hours of the day (and night). The best way to discover the country is through one of the many Malaysia tours.  

Best Malaysia Tour Destinations

Regardless of what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in Malaysia. The country has a wealth of unique and diverse destinations that promise an opportunity to make cherished memories.

Even better than the hot and humid climate that conjures feelings of being a holiday is the friendly nature of the locals. The Malays beautifully blend a variety of global cultures and religions to make up their own unique culture

This means that there is a wide variety of incredible sites, activities, and experiences to enjoy when visiting Malaysia. The locals are welcoming and friendly, meaning that you may even leave having made new friends – especially if you sign up for one of the Malaysia local tour packages. 

There are several iconic destinations in Malaysia that should be on the top of your bucket list. One of them, and the city where you will most likely arrive, is Kuala Lumpur. The capital city has a skyline of tall buildings, buzzing streets full of shops and restaurants, and beautiful natural wonders. 

Other must-see destinations include Mulu National Park, Perhentian Islands, Mount Kinabalu and Georgetown. Each place has a special culture and history to explore and discover.

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Popular Malaysia Tours

Choosing the best tour Malaysia has to offer will depend largely on what you want to experience. 

One of the most popular experiences is Batu Caves where travelers get the opportunity to discover an important part of Malaysia’s Hindu culture. Located just north of Kuala Lumpur, the famed stairs that lead to the Hindu shrine and caves are on the bucket list of many. 

Other popular day trips from Kuala Lumpur include a Putrajaya tour which highlights the area’s beautiful architecture and Fraser’s Hill which offers a quaint and memorable experience. 

Sunway Lagoon Theme Park promises a fun day out for the entire family where you can keep cool under the hot Malaysian sun. 

For those more interested in a cultural experience, there are plenty of galleries in Malaysia that could give Singapore’s National Gallery a run for its money. Some of the most popular include Awegallery, ChinaHouse and the Orangutan House. 

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FAQs

Visiting a new country can be daunting, but asking a few essential questions can help you with your preparation. 

Do You Need A Visa To Travel In Malaysia?

In order to enter Malaysia, your passport needs to be valid for six months and have a blank page to stamp. If you’re visiting for less than 90 days, then no tourist visa is required. 

Where Should I Travel In Malaysia?

Depending on what you want to achieve, you can visit various destinations in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is the country’s capital and offers a city experience. If you’re looking to experience more natural wonders then you can book a Malaysia tour package to Gunung Mulu National Park or the beach at Langkawi.

What Is Malaysia Best Known For?

Malaysia is known for many different things, but perhaps most popular is its incredible natural beauty. From long stretches of sandy beaches to some of the best diving spots in the world – Malaysia is a nature lover’s paradise.

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Take a cultural journey in the footsteps of the Hindu pilgrims on this tour of the Batu Caves in the north of Kuala Lumpur. ...

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This tour offers a great cultural immersion all in one half or full day. Be prepared to face the crowds of tourists at the caves, and enjoy learning about the Malaysian way of life from new perspectives.
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  • Informative excursion
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