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Experience the essence of Malaysia!

Friday, 22 July 2016
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How about having a sprawling metropolis, lush rain forest, magnificent wildlife, lavish tea plantations and exotic beaches, all served on a single platter?

ThatÔÇÖs Malaysia in a nutshell! This tourist paradise concocts an aromatic blend of diverse cultures, ethnicities, cuisines, flavours with the truest essence of Asia. After completing your immigration formalities, get enough foreign exchange from a reputed provider of currency exchange services in Malaysia. Then get ready to explore the following locales in AsiaÔÇÖs Green Capital, Malaysia.

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In the City

Enjoy the panoramic view of the Kuala Lumpur (KL) city from the worldÔÇÖs tallest twin structure, the Petronas Tower (452 metres) and the iconic Menara KL Tower (421 metres). DonÔÇÖt miss out Tugu Negara, world's tallest freestanding bronze sculpture (15 meters tall) built to honour the service of Malaysian soldiers. Appreciate the history, art and culture of Malaysia by visiting the National Museum, Art Gallery and the Islamic Arts Museum. Travel to the north of KL to explore the Batu Caves, the 400 million years old limestone hill that houses the world famous Hindu shrines and artifacts. The key attraction is the large statue of Lord Muruga, the Hindu deity at its entrance, besides a steep 272 climb up that leads to a stunning skyline view of KL city centre.

Into the Wild

The largest island in Asia, Borneo rainforest is a treat for wildlife lovers. As you explore the breath-taking beauty, youÔÇÖre sure to spot a Borneo Elephant, Eastern Sumatran Rhinoceros, Bornean Clouded Leopard, Hose's Palm Civet or a Dayak Fruit Bat. DonÔÇÖt forget to check out the worldÔÇÖs longest underground river at the Clearwater Cave and Mount Kinabalu ( 4,095 meters), the highest mountain in Borneo.

By the Sea

Relax by the azure turquoise waters that caresses the white beaches lined with jungle covered hills and craggy mountain peaks at Langkawi, the archipelago of 99 islands. Enjoy those intimate moments with nature by trekking through the lush jungles and going on an adventurous boat ride into the mangroves. Basking in the laid-back vibe of these duty-free islands, would for sure rejuvenate your soul and body.

For the Gluttony in you

Malaysia is a paradise for street food and fine dining lovers. Remember to try Rendang (spicy meat dish), Nasi Lemak (rice cooked in coconut milk and served with spicy anchovies), Satay (chunks of marinated, grilled meat), Asam Peda (sour spicy fish), Bak Kut Teh (bone soup), Roti Pisang (flat bread stuffed with sweet bananas), and Cendol (rice flour jelly with shaved ice, palm sugar and red beans).

So, which is your favourite place to see in Malaysia?

Last modified on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 07:14