Malaysia, the island nation that has become a global hub for business and tourism is one of the most sought-after vacation spots in the world. The hard hustle of the city life along with nature’s most extravagant sites, Malaysia has got it all. One of the best things to do in Malaysia is to enjoy on the beautiful beaches that it has on offer that none other countries can match. With travelers from around the world, Malaysia is truly a cosmopolitan center of the world. Seems exciting, doesn’t it? Well, now that you have decided to visit Malaysia, it’s time for you to know about the various things to do in Malaysia.

Here’s a collection of the 8 “Do Not Miss” experiences while on your Malaysian tour.

1. Visit the Petronas Twin Towers

Aerial night view of KLCC or Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur.
 Aerial night view of KLCC or Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur.
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: IZZ HAZEL

The Petronas Twin Towers are one of the world’s most unique man-made structure. The 450m high towers are the tallest twin towers in the world. As a great spectacle of modern architecture, the tower also has a sky bridge that connects the two buildings. Over the years, the Petronas Twin Towers has been seen as an identity of Malaysia, making it one of the topmost items on your checklist of things to do in Malaysia.

2. Go Snorkeling

Snorkeling in Malaysia
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When in Malaysia, do not miss out on the unique and beautiful experience of snorkeling. There are many places where you can go snorkeling but Malaysia is truly one of the best places to go underwater to explore the sea life. Colorful coral reefs, flora, and fauna await you in this exhilarating experience. With clear water and beautiful beaches, snorkeling is probably the first thing to do for the start of your day tour. Apart from this, scuba diving can also be a part of your things to do in Malaysia with certified professionals available for you to undergo training before you explore the wonders of the deep sea.

3. Hop Islands

Snake Island of Borneo in Kuala Penyu Malaysia.
Snake Island of Borneo in Kuala Penyu Malaysia.
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Club hopping is a thing of the past when in Malaysia, hop amongst the various islands that are in close vicinity and enjoy the scenic beauty in quiet surroundings. Penang, Perhentian, and other such nearby islands are one of the best places to explore in Malaysia and with various special packages available for you to choose from, island hopping provides you with the unique opportunity to see the diversity in culture across Malaysia. Feel the roar and calm of the high seas in close proximity while hopping between islands.

4. Hot-Air Balloon Ride 

Malaysia tea plantation at Cameron highlands with hot air balloon in morning in Malaysia.
Malaysia tea plantation at Cameron highlands with hot air balloon in morning in Malaysia.
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: Travelpixs

Who would want to miss out on seeing the breathtaking and panoramic skyline of Malaysia; probably no one! Enjoy a half-day tour in a hot air balloon, high above from the sky. Hot air balloon rides give you access to see the country’s untapped and unclaimed lands, for until as far as the eye can see! Binoculars are recommended.

5. Adventure Activities

Walkway canopy tour, bridge in the rainforest, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo, Malaysia.
Walkway canopy tour, bridge in the rainforest, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo, Malaysia.
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: Tetyana Dotsenko

Malaysia is one of the pioneers in providing the most thrilling experience for enthusiasts of adventure sports. From trekking to bat caves, exploring the ecology of the island nation to surfing the tides along the beautiful beaches. Now that’s something you would definitely not want to miss out on. Adventure sports should definitely be on your things to do in Malaysia checklist (probably cover a major part of the tour). Riding the tide on a surfboard may be fun, but wakeboarding is an altogether different one. Not just water sports, you could also follow the jungle trail in the Taman Negara National Park, a popular rainforest in the country. Malaysia’s tropical climate help in this as this forest is open to tourists throughout the year.

6. Visit the Semenggoh Nature Reserve

Two playful orang utans chimpanzee apes stretch their arms and legs to hold onto ropes while collecting bananas at the Semenggoh Nature Reserve wildlife sanctuary
Two playful orang utans chimpanzee apes stretch their arms and legs to hold onto ropes while collecting bananas at the Semenggoh Nature Reserve wildlife sanctuary.
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: imranahmedsg

If there’s anything on this list that you wouldn’t want to miss out on, this is it. The Semenggoh Nature Reserve, one of the world’s most popular nature reserve is renowned for being a host of more than 10000 species of wildlife that are endangered to extinct across the world. With beautiful and scenic landscapes, exploring this nature reserve is one of the best things to do in Malaysia.

7. A Walk on the Langkawi Sky Bridge

Breathtaking aerial view at Langkawi Sky bridge, Malaysia.
Breathtaking aerial view at Langkawi Sky bridge, Malaysia.
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As the longest bridge in the world, the Langkawi Sky Bridge is as good as it gets when you want to take a stroll with panoramic and scenic views on all sides. The curved bridge, at over 2000 feet height from the ground, is seen as a global landmark. The story of the construction of the bridge itself is magical and is surely going to give you some jitters while you travel to the bridge through a cable car. A checklist of things to do in Malaysia without the Langkawi Sky Bridge would be incomplete.

8. Chill at the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

View of the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park.
View of the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park.
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: Zulfadhli Bin Zulkifli

There is so much to do in Malaysia that completing all the things to do in Malaysia listed above can be a tiring task. And so, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is your best bet to get rid of all the weariness by the poolside, enjoying the exciting rides at the amusement park. Now that seems to be one of the best ways to cap off your tour to Malaysia, doesn’t it? The theme park has multiple rides and activities to choose from, giving you the ultimate send-off from the island nation.

Malaysia is truly a multicultural and diverse country. The Malaysia visa is super easy to get. Moreover, our Malaysia tour packages can help you save money while you travel but also expose you to amazing activities around the country.

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