Get out of Kuala Lumpur and experience Malaysia

Malaysia is a gem of a country that should not be passed up on your next trip to Asia. There are many attractions, both natural and man-made that can be seen in this beautiful country. Touring this interesting country should not break the bank though, as you can find some all inclusive Malaysia tour packages that are available on the internet. Before you choose the best tour package, you should know some recommended places in this country. Here are 5 famous Malaysia destinations outside the capital city that will blow your mind away:

Photo Credit: Creative CommonsLangkawi

This is an archipelago that consists of about 140 beautiful islands. The largest island is called as Langkawi Island. This place is claimed as one of the best UNESCO World Geopark sites in the world. It has a lot of conservation areas that are open for public. Do not forget to visit the Langkawi Sky Bridge on top of the rainforest. You can enjoy all ecological wonders from this bridge easily. Pregnant Maiden lake is another great place to enjoy beautiful scenery in this place.


Penang Island is another recommended place that you should visit when you are in Malaysia. There are many beautiful places that you can visit in this island, for example Batu Ferringhi Beach, Kek Lok Si Temple, Tanjung Bungah, Penang National Park, and many other attractions. Penang is very popular for its traditional foods. Many tourists want to visit this place because they want to try the Penang foods. Do not forget to visit Georgetown as the most popular city in this island. There are a lot of historical things that you can find in Georgetown like the Cheong Fatt Tze mansion, golden crowned Buddhist temples, Kapitan Keling Mosque, and many other attractive museums.

Photo Credit: Creative CommonsBorneo

A place that is off-the-beaten path, Borneo offers something for the nature lover. It has a beautiful rainforest that can be explored during your holiday. You can also watch wild orangutans in the Sepilok Orangutans Rehabilitation Center. If you love scuba diving, Borneo can be one of the best scuba diving spots in the world. This spot is located very close to Borneo. You can also visit Sipidan that offers world class diving spot for all tourists.

Johor Bahru

This is the second largest city in Malaysia. It has a lot of great attractions that are offered for travellers especially for families. You can explore Rajakaliamman Glass Temple, Danga Bay, and spend the whole day being a kid again in their latest attraction Legoland. You will need to spend a few days when you are in this city as there are many interesting things to do. This place is located very close to Singapore.


Photo Credit: Creative CommonsKuching is another beautiful place that you should visit when you are in Malaysia. It offers many interesting attractions for everybody. There are two main national parks that are located in this place. They are Kubah National Park and Gunung Gading National Park. These places offer beautiful scenery and views that you can enjoy with your families. This place is also very popular for its cuisines, including Mee Sapi, Kolok Mee, Serawak Laksa, Nasik Aruk, and some other popular traditional foods.

These are some recommended places that you have to visit when you are visiting Malaysia. It is a beautiful country that has a lot of attractions for you. If you want to visit these places and enjoy a fuss-free vacation, scour the internet now for a trip that you can tailor-make for you and your family.