Planning to explore Malaysia? Then, you have come to the right place. This brief article presents certain activities and experiences that will leave you enthralled and spellbound in this lovely land.
Visit the Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands is the largest tea-growing region in the country. The tea plants here have taken over the valley grab the attention of visitors from around the world. People come to this location, hike, and often take back tea leaves as souvenirs. Black tea is the most popular variety of the tea produced in this region, followed by Oolong and green tea.
Go Bird Watching at KL Bird Park
Love watching birds? Then, step into the KL Bird Park; an eco-tourism destination situated in the midst of Kuala Lumpur. It is home to over 3,000 birds of roughly 200 species of local and migratory varieties. The park is divided in four zones; zones 1 and 2 define the free-flight zone; Zone 3 is the Hornbill Park, and Zone 4 is where the birds are put in disconnected cages and small aviaries.
Taste the Malaysian Street Food
Yes, we mean it! The Malaysian street food is truly lip-smacking and delectable. The must-try dishes are Assam Laksa, Rojak, Roti Canai, Apom Balik, Batu Maung Satay, and Ice Kacang. The list doesn’t end here. There are a number of other dishes, which have won the hearts of tourists. By and large, their prices are fixed and not hard on the pocket.
Walk on the Langkawi Sky Bridge
Opened to the public in 2005, the Langkawi Sky Bridge is the longest free span and curved bridge in the world. According to the official website, it is ‘suspended from a 82m high single pylon, hangs at about 100m above ground and it can accommodate up to 250 people at the same time.’ The sight from the bridge is truly marvellous. The entrance ticket to the Langkawi Sky Bridge costs RM 5.00 for adults and RM 3.00 for children.
Turn Spiritual at the Batu Caves
Discovered in 1982, the Batu Caves is the sacred place for Hindus in Malaysia. They comprise of three main caves and smaller ones. Made of limestone, the caves are 400 metres long and 100 metres high. To reach, one will have to climb 272 steps. Thaipusam, a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil community on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai, is celebrated in the Batu Caves.