They say to know Malaysia is to love Malaysia.The most ideal family holiday destination by far, Malaysia is a friendly cultural rich nation that is modern but has yet retained its endogenous and ecological beauty.Malaysia is fast gaining recognition as a favorite family holiday destination. Along with Singapore,Malaysia is Southeast Asia most stable country politically and economically is on the fast track to developed status and thus offers stability,safety and all the modern amenities in developed countries,in addition to the traditional charm typically found in Asia.The country is a mixture of Malay,Chinese,Indian,European,Peranakan, and Arabs among other cultures and its landscape is awash with temples that rub shoulders with churches and mosques.
Family holiday in Malaysia generally entails a mixture of culture,nature,light adventure and, most importantly, lots of fun!!You and your family can eat your way through Malaysia-its choice of gastronomic offerings of astronomic proportions.Most importantly,Malaysia has world renowned attractions that make a visit there unforgettable.For instance,Malaysia has 4 recognized UNESCO World Heritage Sites,just for you and your family.When you are in Malaysia be sure to visit South East Asia starlet’s best known tourist sites.A sample of 5 major destinations include:
Tour in the iconic Petronas Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpar.
Regarded as the tallest twin structures in the world the towers in Kuala Lumpur are an architectural masterpiece standing at 88-story joined at the 41st and 42nd floors(175 meters above street level) by a 58-meter long double decker sky bridge.Around the twin towers is spacious beautifully landscaped KLCC Park which features a water fountain,walking path and a wading pool for children.Another feature of The Twin Towers,is the Petronas concert hall, one of Southeast Asia’s prominent places for classical music,in addition to the chance to view the city from above on the sky bridge,an experience that will never escape your mind.(Image by bernhard.koradi)
Boat cruising in the historical city of Malacca.
Lauded by Malaysians for its laid back atmosphere and lost in time feel.A major must-do activity in Malacca is the Melaka boat cruise- A 40-minute riverboat ride that takes you on a journey down the ‘Venice of the East’. This waterway, which was once used as a trade and commerce centre, is now a simple reminder of its bountiful past where you pass by Kampungs and old god owns – river warehouses.
Berry picking ad tea tasting in Cameron Highlands.
If ever there was a place where a picture could paint a thousand words then a picture of Cameron Highlands would be spot on.Located some 200 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur within the eastern state borders of Pahang – it is Malaysia’s most extensive hill station.Cameron highlands are renowned for their tea tasting,jungle traits and many strawberry farms which allow for you and your family memorable berry picking experience from the ever fresh strawberry fields.
Butterfly farm in Penang
Another major destination is the Penang hill located some 800 meters above sea level in Georgetown which provides a welcome reprieve from the heat down below.The most popular attraction in Penang is the Penang butterfly farm regarded widely as the planets 1st tropical butterfly zoo.Tourists can observe over 4000 free butterflies, consisting of over 100 unique species, in tropical settings. You and your family especially the kids will be completely thrilled, watching them feed on flowers, found on over 400 varieties of plants.(Image by Sue)
Langkawi Mangrove tours
Langkawi Mangrove tours is another major family holiday experience you sure not to forget in Malaysia.The Mangrove Tours provide some truly remarkable sights and experiences on the tour around the Nature Park,best described as a visit to another planet.As you cruise in the cable car you will be treated to a view of the rainforest and hills below with scenic views of unique stone formations protruding from the floor of the mangrove swamp.Spectacular to say the least.
The destinations to savor in Malaysia cannot be exhausted.Book tours and accommodations in advance for you to enjoy the dream family holiday destination that is Malaysia in an easier,faster, more convenient and cheaper destination to visit.You can easily book tours online and choose the most convenient hotel accommodations for you and your family Malaysia is waiting.For to know Malaysia is to love Malaysia.
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