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From bustling cities, markets, and historical landmarks, to tropical forests, beaches, and tea plantations, Malaysia has something to offer everyone. This is due to its rich history which can be observed through its various cultural influences in food, architecture, and traditions.
The capital city of Kuala Lumpur is a bustling cosmopolitan city offering designer shopping, dramatic views from the Petronas Twin Tower Skybridge and colonial history and monuments, which are dotted around in honour of its Country’s Independence.
On Malaysia’s southwest coast is the city of Melaka, near the central sea route between India and China. Because of Malaysia’s history with these countries, Melaka is bursting with cultural influences within its architecture, traditions, and cuisine.
On the island of Penang is Georgetown, a UNESCO world heritage site, where trishaws travel through narrow roads, street food competes with gourmet restaurants and world class beach resorts offer the perfect stay for R&R.
Cameron Highlands, in the Titiwangsa Mountains, is one of Malaysia’s oldest tourist destinations. Its charm comes from its lush scenery, forests, lakes, wildlife, and outdoor recreation. It is also Malaysia’s chief tea and flower producer and many of these plantations are open to the public.
The island of Langkawi is on the northwestern coast of Malaysia in the Andaman Sea. It consists of 99 different islands, all renowned for their beaches, rainforests, mangroves, and forest-clad mountains.
Kota Kinabalu, in the Sabah State of Malaysian Borneo, is home to Malaysia’s tallest peak, Mount Kinabalu, and convenient for exploring tropical islands, rainforests, wildlife refuges, and national parks.
Kuching is the largest city in Borneo, situated on the banks of the Sarawak River and boasts a landscaped waterfront. It’s popular for exploring rainforests, historical landmarks, and markets and close to historic landmarks of Fort Margherita and the Astana Palace.
Airport: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)Kuala Lumpur Airport is about 50km south of the city, in the Sepang district of Selangor. The Kuala Lumpur International Airport has been ranked as one of the world’s top airports
Voltage: 220-240 Volts
Time Zone: GMT +8
Weather/ Climate: Malaysia weather benefits from a tropical climate with high temperatures and high humidity throughout the year. Daytime temperatures rise above 30°C (86°F) year-round and nighttime temperatures rarely drop below 20°C (68°F). Kuala Lumpur is wettest from March to April and September to November
Language Spoken: Malaysian
Currency: Malaysian ringgit
Dialling Code: +60
The Country is promoting itself as one of the top overseas destinations for medical and health treatments. Equipped with advanced technology and highly trained specialists, a number of Malaysia’s facilities have earned international award status such as the Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur named International Hospital of the Year. And as international patient numbers continue to increase, orthopaedic, gastroenterology and cosmetic procedures are proving the most popular choices
Medical establishments in Malaysia are regulated by the Ministry of Health and have internationally recognised accreditations to reassure those overseas patients searching for the best care.
The natural resources, beaches, scenery and warm hospitality of this country flow into many of the dedicated wellness resorts featured.