Malaysia is a country in South East Asia, divided by the South China Sea into two similar landmasses – the Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. The majority of the country’s landmass is covered in dense rainforest having a huge diversity in plant and animal species. Malaysia flourishes with high-tech infrastructure of various industries including moderate oil wealth. It is well known for its multiracial society comprising of people with different ethnicity, language, culture and religion, the beautiful beaches and wild habitat. The ultramodern capital city, Kuala Lumpur is bustling with opulent shopping complexes such as Bukit Bintang and impressive skyscrapers such as the iconic, Petronas Twin Towers.
The Gunung Mulu National Park, located in East Malaysia is one of the most breath-taking natural attractions in all of Southeast Asia having some of the largest and longest cave systems in the world. The striking beauty of Langkawi, the archipelago of 99 islands with its awe – inspiring beaches, rainforest, forest-clad mountains makes it an attractive tourist site. A visit to Taman Negara National Park, the oldest tropical rainforest gives a sense of adventure to the travellers. Penang, with its historic capital George Town and old Buddhist and Hindu temples has a special mention in the tourist list. Hiking Mt. Kinabalu, visiting the charming tableland – the Cameron Highlands are few more of the popular tourist destinations of Malaysia.