Malaysia

Information

Official Name: 
Malaysia

Area: 
329,847 km2

Population: 
27,000,000

Capital: 
Kuala Lumpur

Language(s): 
Bahasa Melayu, English, Chinese dialects and other regional dialects

Religion(s): 
Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Hinduism, Sikhism and others

Currency: 
Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)

Anthem: 
Negaraku (My Country)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Rubber and Oil Palm, Logging, Petroleum Production and Refining

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Palm Oil, Cacao, Rice

EXPORT: Electronic Equipment, Petroleum and LNG, Wood Products, Palm Oil

Tour Info

Tourism Info Line: 1 300 88 5050

Ministry of Tourism 
Malaysia No. 2, Tower 1 Jalan P5/6, Precint 5 62200 PUTRAJAYA

motour.gov.my 
tourismmalaysia.gov.my

Malaysia

In the heart of Southeast Asia lies one of the world's most enchanting lands - Malaysia. A tropical paradise of immense charms, Malaysia promises the perfect holiday full of lovely surprises.

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Information

Official Name: 
Malaysia

Area: 
329,847 km2

Population: 
27,000,000

Capital: 
Kuala Lumpur

Language(s): 
Bahasa Melayu, English, Chinese dialects and other regional dialects

Religion(s): 
Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Hinduism, Sikhism and others

Currency: 
Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)

Anthem: 
Negaraku (My Country)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Rubber and Oil Palm, Logging, Petroleum Production and Refining

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Palm Oil, Cacao, Rice

EXPORT: Electronic Equipment, Petroleum and LNG, Wood Products, Palm Oil

Tour Info

Tourism Info Line: 1 300 88 5050

Ministry of Tourism 
Malaysia No. 2, Tower 1 Jalan P5/6, Precint 5 62200 PUTRAJAYA

motour.gov.my 
tourismmalaysia.gov.my

Malaysia

In the heart of Southeast Asia lies one of the world's most enchanting lands - Malaysia. A tropical paradise of immense charms, Malaysia promises the perfect holiday full of lovely surprises. The country is a veritable treasure trove of diverse cultures and hospitable people, culinary delights, fascinating festivals, quaint villages, and modern skylines, complemented by world-class hospitality services and state-of-the-art tourism infrastructure.

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's dynamic capital is home to the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers, one of the world's tallest structures. The modern city offers great shopping facilities, besides a fascinating architectural mix of museums and galleries, lively bars and world-class restaurants, budget and luxury accommodation, as well as good transportation system.

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Melaka and George Town are steeped in history, boasting a labyrinth of historic streets, mosques, temples, and shops.

For a rejuvenating mountain retreat, Cameron Highlands and Fraser's Hill are the perfect choice to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The beautiful islands of Redang, Perhentian, Pangkor, and Langkawi are among the best in the country for sheer relaxation amidst crystal clear waters and colourful marine life, with a choice of staying in a simple chalet or an exclusive resort.

Being one of the 12 mega biodiversity countries in the world, Malaysia certainly has plenty to boast when it comes to pristine rainforests rich in flora and fauna. The forests of Taman Negara, for instance, reputed to be among the oldest in the world, offer the perfect backdrop to watch wildlife in their natural habitat.

For adventurous activities and ecotourism, Sabah is indeed a haven. Whether it's scaling Mount Kinabalu, Southeast Asia's highest peak, or exploring the lush rainforest of Danum Valley, spotting proboscis monkeys along the Kinabatangan River, or visiting the world's largest orang utan sanctuary at Sepilok, Sabah is a true tropical wonderland.

Neighbouring Sarawak, Malaysia's largest state, also has its fair share of superlatives. Its magnificent Mulu Caves boast the world's most extensive cave system and the world's largest cave chamber while the Niah Caves are one of the most important archaeological sites in the world as the oldest modern human remains discovered in Southeast Asia were found there.

Besides having various innovative tourism products such as parks and gardens, homestay, and helicopter tour, Malaysia is also home to Southeast Asia's first Premium Outlet Center and Asia's first LEGOLAND theme park.

Throughout the year, the country is abuzz with various colourful parades, carnivals, festivals, shows, events, conventions and celebrations. They cover a range of activities from sports and culture to festive and arts, reflecting a celebration of diverse lifestyles and customs of Malaysia.

Information

Official Name: 
Malaysia

Area: 
329,847 km2

Population: 
27,000,000

Capital: 
Kuala Lumpur

Language(s): 
Bahasa Melayu, English, Chinese dialects and other regional dialects

Religion(s): 
Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Hinduism, Sikhism and others

Currency: 
Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)

Anthem: 
Negaraku (My Country)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Rubber and Oil Palm, Logging, Petroleum Production and Refining

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Palm Oil, Cacao, Rice

EXPORT: Electronic Equipment, Petroleum and LNG, Wood Products, Palm Oil

Tour Info

Tourism Info Line: 1 300 88 5050

Ministry of Tourism 
Malaysia No. 2, Tower 1 Jalan P5/6, Precint 5 62200 PUTRAJAYA

motour.gov.my 
tourismmalaysia.gov.my

 
Brunei-Malaysia Islamic Tour Packages E-Brochure from Islamic Tourism Centre website : please click here and here.

 

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  • Matunggong Gong Festival From 28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

    See how gongs are made and played. It is the backbone of almost any ethnic musical ensemble in the state.

  • Tamu Besar Kota Belud From 28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

    Organised annually in Kota Belud, Tamu Besar is the biggest traditional open-air market in the state.

  • Festival Topeng Antarabangsa (Malaysia International Mask Festival) From 28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

    This festival will feature cultural shows, exhibitions, mask painting demonstrations, face painting, masks & face painting contests and masquerade walks.

  • Deepavali Festival of Lights 2017 18 October 2017

    Deepavali or the 'Festival of Lights' is celebrated by Hindus with prayers, family gatherings and festivities. (From Tourism Malaysia website) For the Hindus, Deepavali, or the Festival of Lights, signifies the triumph of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Oil lamps are lit in homes to symbolize this victory. Celebrated during the 7th month of the Hindu calendar, a traditional oil bath precedes the festivities. Hindu families will then visit temples and offer prayers at household altars.

  • Joget @ Melaka From 14 October 2017 - 15 October 2017

    Joget@Melaka showcases one of the most recognisable of Malay dances, known to all generations of Malaysians.

  • Cameron Ultra Marathon From 14 October 2017 - 15 October 2017

    Held in Cameron Highlands at an altitude between 1,135m to 2,031m above sea level, this race takes participants along tea plantations, vegetable farms and an Orang Asli Village.

  • Semarak Bangsawan 2017 From 13 October 2017 - 15 October 2017

    ‘Bangsawan’ which means nobleman, depicts the legends and stories of Malay nobles in the palaces of the olden days.

  • Deepavali Carnival From 07 October 2017 - 18 October 2017

    Deepavali Carnival brings together the best of Indian ethnic diversities in a single venue with lots of shopping and entertainment.

  • KL Fabulous Food Hunt 2017 07 October 2017

    Kuala Lumpur Fabulous Food Hunt (KLFFH) is a food-explorace program. Its objective is to promote Food Tourism in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Festival Bendang (Bendang Fest) From 06 October 2017 - 07 October 2017

    Kedah Darul Aman is the nation’s rice bowl and in this festival, the rhythm of the pestle and mortar, known as Lesung, acts as a key element.

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