Tourism in Malaysia
Nature and Nightlife Malaysia
Malaysia is well-known for its solid jungle of big cities and tall sky scrapers. But beyond those concrete walls lie green lavish forests, tall waterfalls and rivers that will certainly take your inhalation away. It is always giving travelers adventure, peace and harmony. Explore the beauty of nature and inhale the fresh atmosphere.
Chilling Falls is one of the most beautiful natural waterfalls. It is situated in Selangor. Going to Chiling Falls will definitely give travelers an adventure as they need to hike along the jungle and ramble across a few rivers to reach the waterfall. The cold relaxing waters of the fall is worth the trek.
The Mossy Forest is a natural environment that grows only at high elevations of high mountain ranges across Malaysia. The forest is continually coverlet by mist and moisture due to the high elevation and low-level clouds. This creates an ideal biotope for mosses, ferns, lichen and orchids to grow making the forest environment more attractive to be witnessed by the human eye. Rich layers of mosses drape the tree trunks and ramparts, infusing them with a soft green manifestation. The forest is rich in repository making it home to a variety of animals.
Broga hill, a 400 meter high hill is one of the popular spots for hikers and nature lovers. Famed for its panoramic view at the top especially at dawn is what attracts travelers, hikers and locals to the spot. The hill is easily reachable as hikers can just ascend on foot to the top. From the peak, visitors can get a large view of forests, plantations, villages and city below. At dawn, mist raising from the ground due the warmth of the sun envelopes the landscape in a carpet of white, evoking a surreal atmosphere.
Gunung Mulu National Park
Gunung Mulu National Park, located in Miri Sarawak is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses caves and karst formations in a mountainous equatorial rainforest setting. It is famous for its karst formations, vast cave networks, rock pinnacles, cliffs and gorges. The Mulu Cave is one the biggest natural cave chamber in the world which can fit in a Boeing 747 easily. Animals such as bats and the iconic White-Crowned Hornbill can be spotted in Mulu. The park also contains a large number of plants species.
Mount Kinabalu is a prominent mountain on the island of Borneo. Located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah and protected as Kinabalu Park, a World Heritage Site. Mount Kinabalu is the highest peak in Borneo's Crocker range and the highest mountain in the Malay Archipelago as well as the highest mountain in Malaysia. Mount Kinabalu is also the 20th most famous mountain in the world with a height of 4,096 meters above sea level. With over 5000 species of plants, 326 species of birds and over 100 species of mammalian animals making it the most significant biological sites in the world. Among the rich collection of wildlife are the gigantic Raffle-sia and the iconic orangutan.
Nightlife in Malaysia had always been well-regarded for its vivacious and lively sight. Hosting a countless of bars, pubs, club’s rooftop restaurants and night markets. Once the sun sets, the city comes to live with nightspots offering one of the friendliest and lively ambiences. Whether if you are in the clubs, enjoying talented DJ's revolving to good music or food hunting at the night markets that are open till wee in the morning, tourist will surely have a night of their lives.
Changkat, Kuala Lumpur Known as the "IT" spot for party venue, in Kuala Lumpur's lively yet fluid clubbing scene. A street that is always busy at night that's lined with plenty of bars, small clubs, cocktail lounges. It is one of the city's most animated boulevards. The nightlife in Changkat is the go to place if you're looking for a night out with your clique. Enjoying entertainments from themed nights, DJ spinning or live bands.
Petaling Street Night Market
Located in famous Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur Petaling Street Night Market is a major tourist attraction. Opened from day till late in the morning, but best visited at night where the place is even more happening and alive. The nightlife in Petaling Street differ from other areas, as it is not fuelled with entertainment such as bars and clubs, but full with lights that colours up the night. Giving it a more vibrant feel. Filled with hawkers who sell delicious asian street food and drinks. Food and drinks are not the only thing to look forward to, the night market is also filled with low cost remade products. It is truly a sanctuary for tourist who enjoys street foods and cheap items.
As the name implied the bar is located in a sky high level. Set on the 33rd floor of the Traders Hotel KL, this rooftop nightclub is one of the coolest venue on KL's nightlife scene. This is the place where you want to see and to be seen at. The excellent drinks are not the only thing that you should be looking forward to, but also the good location where it gives you a scenic view over the city. The centrepiece of the SkyBar is a pool. A bar with sofas and high stools are on one side, while the other side of the pool is bored with cabanas. Visitors can get a clear look of the Twin towers in the middle of the city. Visitors can also enjoy the lovely panoramic view of the city while enjoying their drinks.
Batu Feringhi Night Market
One who wants to enjoy a late night shopping should visit Batu Feringhi Night Market, Peanang. The nightlife in Penang centres at the Batu Feringhi Night Market. Open from dusk till late after midnight. The Night market is a sidewalk bazaar on both sides along the Batu Feringhi road. Makeshift stalls operated by local traders, selling an assortment of goods ranging from souvenirs, fake goods and street foods. There are also a few pubs and restaurants scattered around the area where tourists can enjoy good food and drinks. Tourist can not only enjoy with shopping but also they can just walk through and soak up the lively ambience.