Malaysia

About The Tour

To know Malaysia is to love its beauty – A thought truly justified when you decide to travel to this magical country. With travelers’ population increasing year on year, Malaysia is clearly one of the people’s choicest destinations in the world for almost all Holiday needs. Multiculturalism has not only made Malaysia a vibrant and gastronomical paradise, but it has also become home to lots of colorful festivals round the year. Hence Malaysia has more than a hundred reasons to delight, attract and astonish Travelers from all over the World, every year.


Capital: Kuala Lumpur City
Total Area: Approx 329,847 sq kilometers (127,355 sq miles)
Time Zone: Malaysian Standard Time (GMT + 8.00)
ISD Code: +60 (Add 3 afterwards for Kuala Lumpur Landline numbers)
Official Language: Bahasa Malaysia


Currency: Ringgit (RM)
Religion: Islam
Climate: The climate in Malaysia is tropical. The north-east monsoon (October to February) deluges Borneo and the east coast in rain and often causes flooding, while the west coast (particularly Langkawi and Penang) escape unscathed. The milder south-west monsoon (April to October) reverses the pattern. Temperatures generally range from 32degrees at noon to about 26 degrees at midnight. Malaysia’s sun-shining days are interrupted by Monsoon season from November and February every year, and night temperatures can hit a low of about 23 degrees on rainy days. Temperatures tend to be cooler in the highlands.
Best Time To Travel: Malaysia can be traveled to and enjoyed all round the year.

Apart from being a secular country, Malaysia is a country of multi-ethnic society practicing multi-culturalism and multi-religion. Each ethnic group practices its own religion and belief which means various festivals are celebrated throughout the year. These festivals are usually celebrated either nationwide or at state level. “Open house” concept is practiced almost all the festivals, which means inviting relatives and friends to partake and collectively enjoy in the food and festivity occasions. Some of these festivals are public holidays.

Kuala Lumpur is a shopping mecca for clothes, electronics, watches, computer goods and much more, with very competitive prices by almost every standard. Local Malaysian brands include Royal Selangor and British India. Traditional Malaysian fabrics (batik) are a popular souvenir. The cheapest place to easily buy ethnic souvenirs is in Kuching, East Malaysia, and the most expensive place is in the major, posh Kuala Lumpur shopping centers.
If you buy too much while shopping in Malaysia (which is quite easy to do), surface postage rates are very reasonable. Excess luggage at the airport is still high but not as high as in many other countries. You will not like to stop once you are in the land of “shopping”.

The conglomerate of Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisine, Malaysia is an excellent place to savor delicacies. One must look out for regional specialties and Nyonya (Peranakan) cuisine, the fusion between Malay and Chinese cooking. Malaysians are very proud of their cooking and most towns or even villages have their own delicious specialties such as ‘Penang char kway teow’, ‘Kajang satay’, ‘Ipoh bean sprout chicken’, ‘Sarawak laksa’, ‘Kelantanese nasi dagang’, ‘Sabahan hinava’, and many more. Most of them rely on word of mouth for advertising and are frequently located in the most inconvenient locations on the outskirts, yet find a huge populations savoring on these specialties.

Malaysian Cuisine is spicy and hence most of these dishes have thick/thin gravy in them. Nasi Lemak is the definitive Malaysian Malay breakfast, consisting at its simplest of rice cooked in light coconut milk or coconut cream, some fried ikan bilis (anchovies), peanuts, slices of cucumber and a dab of chilly on the side. Rendang, occasionally dubbed “dry curry”, is meat stewed for hours on end in an enormously spiced curry paste. Sambal is the generic term for chilli-based sauces of many kinds. Satay is barbecued skew of meat, typically chicken or beef. Mee rebus is egg noodles served in sweet and slightly spicy sweet potato-based gravy, usually with a slice of hardboiled egg and some lime. Lontong are vegetables, tempeh and soohoon cooked in yellow coconut based gravy, eaten with cubed overcooked rice- one of the few vegetarian dishes in Malay cuisine.

Nairobi – Nairobi is the Capital city of Kenya and also the largest city in the country. Nairobi has a population of three million plus. Situated on the Nairobi River, the city is not only the largest and fastest growing city in Kenya, but one of the largest in Africa.

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia is significantly identified with the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and Kuala Lumpur Tower, located in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur City. Famous for its surprising variety in shopping, Petaling Street is commonly visited by many tourists. Other sightseeing options in Kuala Lumpur include National Monument and National Mosque.
Genting Highlands –Nestled on a mountain peak, Genting Highlands is a mountain resort developed by the Genting group. Otherwise known as Resorts World Genting, this famous hill top resort offers you a panoramic view of the hilly strips in Malaysia from 6,100 ft above the sea level.

Genting Skyway – A tourist attraction which attracts nearly all age groups to experience the 2 way hysterical Cable Car ride is what defines the Genting Skyway. It is a gondola lift ride connecting Genting Highlands and Gohtong Joya for 3.38 Kilometers offering some really breathtaking views of the scenic beauty of the Gohtong pass from a plausible height above the sea level
Langkawi – Malindi is a city located on the banks of the Indian Ocean. It is the eastern most city in Kenya and is comparatively cooler than the other cities in Kenya. Malindi is not a very populated city, but at the same time it is rich in its variety of seafood options and vegetarian delights. Food lovers may not find a second paradise in Kenya other than this.
Kisumu – Kisumu is a port city in western Kenya. It is the third largest and the principal city of western Kenya, and the capital of Nyanza Province. According to the United Nations it is now recognized as a key city, and has been awarded as the ‘Millennium City’ – the first of its kind in the world! This will assist greatly in development and business investment in the near future. The most famous sight here is Lake Victoria which offers some picturesque views of doves, flamingos and ostriches quenching thirst in its waters. Fishing is a popular activity here.
Lamu– This is the main town on Lamu Island which is in turn part of the Lamu Archipelago. Lamu is a place to chill out and enjoy the ease of the atmosphere. Immerse yourself in a medieval peace only punctuated by the braying of donkeys and the call to prayer from the many mosques on the island
Nakuru – Langkawi is a conglomerate of 104 islands to lure the tourists towards its scenic beauties and enchanting holiday getaways. Surrounded on all sides with long and clean beaches, Langkawi is gaining popularity amongst all Honeymoon couples who want to relax and enjoy, being away from the hustling life of the city
Penang– Being a small state in Malaysia, Penang has lots of reasons to pull visitors from across the globe. The city being full with heritage structures and historic monuments, Penang has a huge visual appeal. Scuba Divers and Para Gliders may also find the Northwest Coast of Penang suiting their interests

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3 Nights Malaysia

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Langkawi Island – Malaysia

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Malaysia - Singapore

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