Top 5 Things to do in Malaysia


Malaysia till date remains an excellent travel option when it comes to budget travel, along with a variety of activities one is looking of experiencing during a vacation. It’s easy to travel in the country owing to its English speaking population. Whether you wish to enjoy the lush green natural beauty or want to go on an adventure trip, Malaysia offers an unmatched travel experience. There’s a lot that you can do in this country, but we have picked up top 5 things to do in Malaysia, in case you happen to travel there only for a week or less. Also, make sure that you carry purchase an international SIM card or Malaysia SIM card so that you don’t missing out on sharing sceneic pictures with your loved ones.

Here’s the list: 

  1. Visit Petronas Towers 

Situated in the capital city, Kuala Lumpur, Petronas Towers boasts of the architectural marvel of the country. Visit Malaysia’s most iconic sight which is 451.9 meters high and claims the title of the tallest twin skyscrapers in the world. In these twin towers, you will get to see domed roofs, mosque minarets inspired spires, spectacular steel and glass design. Have a look at the magnificent panoramic once you reach the top. It’s an experience of a lifetile. No wonder, we have added this man-made wonder in our list of top 5 things to do in Malaysia. 

  1. Head to Kinabalu 

Kota Kinabalu abbreviated as KK is travellers’ happy place for people who are in search of some adventure. The place is a one stop destination for fun and adventurous activities like kayaking, snorkelling, diving, wildlife watching, and trekking Mount Kinabalu. The sunset at this place is a treat to the eyes. You could also indulge yourself in the exotic culinary taste, shop in the local market and get lost in the city’s old heritage that is perfectly blended with its 21st century modern taste. 

  1. Enjoy Your Visit to Perhentain Islands 

Situated off the northeast coast of Malaysia, there are two paradises of nature in the form of Pulau Besar and Pulau Kecil that await to mesmerise you, the latter being the smaller island than the former. These nature’s jewels are a must visit and hence deserves a spot on the list of our top 5 things to do in Malaysia. The super cozy feelings along with sandy beaches and decent beach bars will get you drooling over this place as long as you stay here. Experience the contrast of both the islands, where Kecil is a party lovers’ paradise that attracts backpackers looking for late light parties and Besar being a place for the ones looking for peace and family time. You could also go scuba diving on both of these islands. 

  1. Experience the Batu Caves 

Next in our list of top 5 things to do in Malaysia is exploring Batu caves. Located 15 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur’s centre, this place has got historical value in the form of caves and Hindu shrines. The 140 foot golden statue of Lord Murugan, the God of war, which is situated at the cliff of the foot, is simply a sight to behold. Don’t miss out on visiting the Cathedral Cave, which happens to be the most famous caves out of the three in the Batu Caves. 

  1. Do Fun Activities on Langkawi Island 

Fun things on your list? Then visiting Langkawi Island should be on your check list for sure. There a lot that you can do on this island. For example: windsurfing, parasailing, jet skiing, and sea kayaking. You also get a chance to spot eagles, otters, dolphins, and a bizarre land-walking fish while you go for mangrove boat tours on the Kilim River. Yup, you read that right!