2 Weeks in Malaysia and You'll Fall in Love: The Ultimate Travel Guide

2 Weeks in Malaysia and You’ll Fall in Love: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Malaysia should be on your list of places to visit! Because of its location in Southeast Asia is a must-see stop for anybody traveling through the region. Thailand, the South China Sea, Brunei, and Indonesia share their boundaries. One of Malaysia’s most enticing aspects is its diversity. You can visit thriving, modern communities while visiting some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, colonial structures, and lush green jungles. This gorgeous country stands out as a unique melting pot of civilizations yet shares many traits with the rest of Southeast Asia.

It provides the tourist with an opportunity to experience a diverse population, languages, culture, and cuisine. Their way of life will make you fall in love and wish to return, thanks to well-known ancient and modern attractions. Here are just a handful of the million reasons why you will enjoy your next vacation to Malaysia.

Diversity of Cultures

Malaysia is a cosmopolitan civilization made up of three primary races: Malays, Chinese, and Indians, as well as indigenous Bornean. They are proud of themselves since they have been privileged and lucky to attend several cultural festivals, have friends who speak other languages, and have traditions that other countries lack. From Chinese New Year to Deepavali, there are always events to look forward to, and it creates such a bright environment all year. Despite their differences in culture, religion, and race, they live in peace, which is one of the many reasons to adore Malaysia.

Affordable and Delicious Ethnic Cuisines

Malay, Chinese, Indian, Mamak, and Peranakan are Malaysia’s five main native cuisines, while each state has its specialty. Malaysia is divided into 13 states, so you can imagine how many cuisines there are! Not to mention the countless hawker centers, day and night markets, and street food markets visited by people of various races, cultures, and social classes, all of which offer a limitless variety of street cuisine to pick from! Malaysia was a designated stop along the spice trade route worldwide, even in ancient times. As a result, local foods combine flavors from all around the world to create a unique flavor that can only be found here. This should undoubtedly be one of the primary reasons for your travel to Malaysia.

Goods at Rock-Bottom Prices Everywhere

Malaysia’s low cost of goods, whether edible, wearable or merely displayable, is one of its most appealing features. The unique day and night food markets, which are visited by people of all income levels and social classes, provide a fascinating glimpse into the daily lives of Southeast Asian residents. Find anything for a meager price, but beware of knockoffs. We can say that eating, sleeping, traveling, and sightseeing in Malaysia were really reasonable, making it ideal for a backpacking trip. You’ll be amazed to learn that the average daily expenses in whatever country you visit will be the lowest.

Tropical Weather at its Best

The weather in Malaysia is simply amazing. Who wouldn’t want to spend the entire year in the heart of summer? You can bask in the sun all year and go to the beach whenever you want, without fear of becoming cold. The country’s tropical humidity, a mix of extreme heat and rapid rains due to its location on the equator, is unlike anything other. While this seemingly unexpected weather pattern may appear frightening to some, it is all part of the appeal. To top it off, seeing Malaysia’s allure of moving from beach weather to strawberry-growing climates in Cameron Highlands makes you question how one country can have such a wide range of temperatures and why you should visit.

Islands and Beaches of Unforgettable Beauty

if you Google ‘Tourist Spot in Malaysia,’ you’ll find islands like Langkawi and Penang, but did you know there are also stunning islands off the East Coast of the Peninsular and in Sabah, East Malaysia? Exploring off the beaten path and avoiding the regular tourist traps can reward you with unforgettable sights. Islands like Langkawi, Pangkor, Sipadan, Redang, and Manukan, surrounded by brilliant blue waters and lovely white sand beaches, are well worth a visit and a must-do in Malaysia. The ability to swim off the beach and be delighted by the stunning reefs and exotic fish swimming about you justifies the name ‘Malaysia Truly Asia.’ Did you know that Malaysia’s islands are one of the world’s top ten diving destinations? Sipadan Island is recognized for its pristine reefs and underwater life. Are you concerned about finding a place to stay on these islands? Do not be alarmed. Whether you’re seeking an international hotel chain or a small homestay, hotels are generally available on whatever island you choose to visit.

Rare Wildlife

The Malaysian rainforests are home to some of the most unique and exciting animals found nowhere else on the planet. There is wildlife throughout the place, including wild monkeys in the main city. Flying foxes, monitor lizards, sea turtles, dwarf deer, an abundance of sea life, monkeys, and various bird species may all be found on an island like Tioman. Orang-utans and gibbons can also be found in Borneo. Explore the rain woods and look for exotic animals you’ve only ever seen in films, such as the tapir, binturong, and elusive pangolin, to relive an evening spent watching Borneo-set wildlife documentaries. If you’re captivated in exploring more about the area’s flora and animals from specialists and conservationists, visit the National Zoo or one of the animal sanctuaries.

Nobody who has visited Malaysia will ever swear they have seen everything the nation offers and will never return. Malaysia has an abundance of things to do, including cultural, natural, and culinary experiences. The choices are boundless, so you’ll never run out of things to do, see, or even eat. You’ll never meet someone who can only communicate in one language. Locals can speak in English and their local tongue, which could be Mandarin, Cantonese, or Tamil, making many of us multilingual or even trilingual. We have so many reasons for you to visit Malaysia that two weeks will just not suffice. So, what are you waiting for? We are confident that there is much more to love.

Author: Vinz

Robin Vinz Salvador is a part-time travel blogger, part-time digital marketing specialist, and full-time dreamer. He loves the photographic medium for expressing what he loves about life. He always finds himself lost during travel. But he loves unfamiliar territories and finding his way around. Aside from his taste for adventure, he loves two things while traveling - meeting new friends and food.

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