Malaysia impresses with its enormous contrasts: divided into East and West Malaysia, the country of superlatives of breathtaking nature and untouched jungle in the east as well as palm beaches, mysterious temples and ultra-modern, cosmopolitan cities in the west has everything to offer the heart of the travel enthusiast.
The landscape of the island state is just as diverse as the mosaic of different religions and traditions: mountains covered by ancient rainforests, the oldest cave system in the world, picturesque tea plantations, romantic dream beaches, sleepy villages and the pulsating metropolis of Kuala Lumpur. Experience the last orangutans in the wild on Borneo, discover the heritage of the colonial period in the form of impressive buildings and immerse yourself in the magnificent world of the capital!
Personal advice for your individual Malaysia roundtrip
Main Sights of Malaysia
Malaysia is full of special highlights. The country offers a wide range of sights and attractions to visit. To give you a first insight, we present some of Malaysia`s highlights here. We would be happy to give you more information about Malaysia in a personal conversation.
Do not underestimate this city, the pulsating metropolis of Kuala Lumpur holds exciting corners with many facets and contrasts. Once founded by the Chinese, the "Muddy River Estuary" - for this is the translation of the name - has developed into the capital city of millions and the economic center of Malaysia. Old and modern Kuala Lumpur - get to know both and go on a discovery tour!
The island of Penang (Pulau Pinang) is situated in the northwest of Malaysia. The "Pearl of the Orient", as the island is also called, captivates with its beautiful mountain scenery and original fishing villages. George Town, declared a World Heritage Site in 2008, is the colorful, multicultural capital of the beautiful Malaysian island and was once an important trading center on the Straits of Malacca.
Kinabatangan – Orang Utan Wildlife Sanctuary
One million years ago, orangutans were still found in extensive areas of Southeast Asia. Their original range extended from southern China via Thailand and Vietnam to Java, which has been proven by fossil finds in southern China, Vietnam and the island of Java. Orangutans belong to the great apes and are the heaviest tree-dwelling animals in the world, weighing up to 120 kg for males and 50 kg for females.
Green Tiger’s Special Malaysia Tours
We would be happy to plan your personal dream trip together with you. With a guide that should serve as a bridge to the local population, you can immerse yourself particularly deeply and intensively in the diverse Malaysian culture and hold conversations that you would otherwise not have been able to do.
Enjoy hikes through tea plantations and ancient rainforests, search for orangutans or dive into the impressive underwater world of Pulau Perhentian and Tioman. Combine the vibrant and multicultural capital Kuala Lumpur with extensive exploration of the surrounding cave systems and temples or let your soul dangle on one of the numerous dream beaches.
Look forward to unique experiences and a diversity that is unique to Malaysia: roam through rainforests that are thousands of years old, discover caves and tea plantations and relax on dream beaches.
FAQ About Malaysia Roundtrips
The question of the ideal time for a holiday in Malaysia cannot be answered in a general way. It depends very much on the regions you want to visit. In terms of climate, the Malay mainland can be divided into West and East and Borneo. However, it is important to know in advance. That Malaysia sometimes experience rainfall, even outside monsoon months.
The official language in Malaysia is Malay. But English is also common and used as unofficial second language in Malaysia.
The amount of the tip can vary depending on the type of service and satisfaction with the service. A rough guideline for tipping in Sri Lanka is to give about 5-15% of the bill amount as appreciation. For small amounts, you can round up the amount. It is advisable to tip the person directly. However, in some smaller hotels there are also common “tip boxes” for the entire staff.