A true melting pot of cultures, Malaysia has many identities that blend harmoniously together – and they’re all equally enchanting.

Modern cities. Jungle hideaways. Paradisaical islands to rival the Philippines. Malaysia may well be one of the most diverse countries in the world.

As well as some of the best food in all of Asia, Malaysia has every style of travel you could want. And yes, you can combine several in one trip.

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Why visit Malaysia:

Whatever you love to do when you travel, you’ll find it – and plenty of it – in Malaysia.

From its incredible food to quirky street art, Malaysia is bursting with the kinds of delights you have to search for in other countries. You won’t need any insider info here because it’s almost impossible to go wrong.

Instead, use these Malaysia travel guides to narrow down your options and add something different to your travel plans. Take a little inspiration here, a useful tip there, and arrive prepared to explore.

Malaysia diverse geography make it a fascinating country to visit. In just one week, you could find yourself surrounded by modern architecture in a thriving city, finding a new favourite food on a street corner, feeling completely relaxed on an almost-deserted island and coming face to face with a wild orangutan in the depths of the rainforest.

There’s no shortage of unique experiences to enjoy in Malaysia – the only problem will be choosing what to do first.

Essential Reading: A capital city worth visiting

As an international travel hub, many travellers simply pass by Kuala Lumpur. But a couple of days in this city will be one full of unique experiences, incredible food and unforgettable memories.


ONLY IN Malaysia: A wild night in the Borneo jungle

Accessible only by boat, Sukau Rainforest Lodge sits hidden away on the banks of the Kinabatangan River. Immerse yourself in nature and see who rocks up: an orangutan, an elephant or perhaps a leopard.


PLAN YOUR Malaysia TRIP: Why you should spend time in KK

For many, Kota Kinabalu is simply a gateway to the rest of Borneo’s many wonders. But don’t overlook KK – there’s more here than meets the eye. Here’s how to spend several days in Kota Kinabalu.