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Malaysia Tourist Attraction

Besides Thailand and Singapore, Malaysian tourism is also quite attractive to tourists from ASEAN, especially Indonesia. Its strategic location and close to Indonesia that’s why it makes Malaysia as an alternative for a cheap and short overseas holiday. Just like in Indonesia, tourist attractions in Malaysia also have a variety of choices. You can find magnificent skyscrapers, national parks that are still sustainable, expanses of tea plantations, modern theme parks, beautiful beaches, and a collection of buildings with colonial architecture.

There are city names in Malaysia that are popular with tourists, including Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kedah and Sabah. Each city offers its own uniqueness and charm. Like Kuala Lumpur which is suitable for you fans of the capital’s atmosphere with high mobility. Or are you a fan of nature and history? Visit Penang City. But if you want to visit an area called the 'Malaysian Rice Barn', Kedah is the answer. This area in Malaysia is filled with the largest rice fields in Malaysia. Meanwhile, Sabah is the center of mountains and highlands directly adjacent to North Kalimantan. So, have you decided which part of Malaysia you want to visit? Don't forget to buy Malaysia travel tickets only at tiket.com.

Apart from the areas in Malaysia above, you can also visit a number of tourist attractions in Malaysia such as:

After being satisfied traveling around Malaysia, you need to recharge your energy by tasting the typical culinary delights of the neighboring country. Malaysian culinary specialties are famous for their variety. This is because there are various tribes and cultures such as Malay, Indian, Chinese and Arab. At a glance, typical Malaysian food has a resemblance to Indonesian cuisine. It's no wonder that Malaysian culinary tastes are still acceptable to Indonesian tongues. Here, tiket.com summarizes a line of typical Malaysian culinary delights that you must try when you visit!

  • Nasi Lemak
  • Nasi Kerabu
  • Nasi Kandar
  • Mee Kolok
  • Asam Laksa Penang
  • Palak Paneer
  • Kek Lapis Sarawak
  • Wantan Mee
  • Umai
  • Chee Cheong Fun
  • Lemang
  • Curry Mee

In addition to typical Malaysian food which is rich in herbs and spices, you also need to taste a number of legendary Malaysian drinks. There are a variety of unique and refreshing flavors. Check the lineup below!

  • Air Mata Kucing
  • Teh Tarik
  • Pak Ko Pi
  • Chendul Penang
  • Air Kelapa Bakar
  • Leng Chee Kang
  • Air Batu Campur (ABC)
  • Ais Kepal Milo
  • Sirap Bandung

Malaysia Travel Tips You Need to Know

Before visiting tourist attractions in Malaysia, you need to pay attention to a number of travel tips that can help you during your trip. Let's see below!

  • Seasons in Malaysia: Like Indonesia, Malaysia has two seasons, namely dry and rainy seasons. The rainy season usually occurs around October-March. While the dry season occurs between April and September. When on vacation to Malaysia, you can wear clothes that are relaxed, comfortable, made from thin and absorb sweat. Don't forget to prepare a hat and sunscreen to protect your skin from the hot sun. On the other hand, during the rainy season, you can prepare a raincoat or umbrella.
  • Best Things to Do in Malaysia: When visiting tourist attractions in Malaysia, you can do a number of exciting activities. Such as visiting the iconic landmark, namely the Petronas Twin Towers. Or if you want to see Malaysia's natural state, you can visit the Perhentian Islands which offer beautiful beaches. If you want to experience cultural diversity, you can visit Melacca (the historical state). You can also have a magical experience going to Batu Caves, or want to experience climbing to the highest peak in Malaysia, Mount Kinabalu, or spending time in Georgetown.
  • Travel Essentials: Before visiting Malaysia's tourist destinations, you need to prepare a number of important things. Among them are buying Malaysia tourist tickets and buying simcards in Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 4G SIM Card – Enjoy Local Network, Collect from Airport for internet access. In addition, for access to transportation from the airport to stations in Malaysia, you need to purchase the KLIA Ekspres Airport Train (QR Code Direct Entry).
  • Payment Method in Malaysia: In Malaysia there are many ATM tenants for those of you who want to withdraw cash. It's just that, if you want cashless payments, you can use QRIS, you know. This is because QRIS payments are already valid in Malaysia. Even so, still prepare cash for certain conditions.
  • Shopping Places to in Malaysia: Looking for places recommendations to buy souvenirs in Malaysia? You can shop at popular shopping centers such as Pavilion, Suria KLCC, 1 Utama, Sunway Pyramid, and Mid Valley. If you want to find something cheaper, you can go to Don Don Donki - Lot 10 Bukit Bintang, Sungei Wang Plaza, Berjaya Times Square, and the Art Market.

How to Get to Malaysia Tourist Attractions

Now you can easily travel to Malaysia. For you who plan to travel to Malaysia, immediately book flight tickets to Malaysia via tiket.com. Not only that, you can get cheap flight tickets to Malaysia any time. Because tiket.com always has promos for airplane tickets. Flights from Jakarta to Malaysia take an average of 3 hours and 30 minutes without transit. Meanwhile, flight ticket prices to Malaysia start from IDR 975,090. Flight ticket prices to Malaysia fluctuate. So check at tiket.com often, okay?

Besides that, check flight tickets to Malaysia, below!

Flight Routes from Indonesia to Malaysia

Flight Routes from Malaysia to the Other Countries

The Best Time to Visit Malaysia

The best time to visit Malaysia is summer. Summer lasts from April to September where Malaysia's weather is warm to hot. Why summer? Because during the summer, you are free to explore Malaysia's tourist attractions without the interruption of rain. Especially for those of you who are 'nature lovers' and want to explore natural tourist destinations such as beaches, mountain trekking, and visiting national parks. Apart from that, you can also visit Malaysia in January-February. The reason is that in that month there are major religious festivals such as Thaipusam (Hindu religious festival) and Lunar New Year (Chinese religious festival). Conversely, if you don't really like hot air, you can visit around November. Where the weather in Malaysia is cool to cold. In November there are cultural festivals such as Diwali/Deepavali, George Town Literary Festival (Penang), and Urbanscapes (Kuala Lumpur).

20 Recommendation Tourist Attractions in Malaysia Suitable for Holidays!

  1. Menara Petronas

It is common knowledge that the Petronas Towers are a well-known building in Malaysia. The Petronas Towers or popularly known as the twin towers in Malaysia are a pair of skyscrapers with a total of 88 floors. That said, the construction of the Petronas Towers was inspired by geometric shapes in Islamic architecture. Inside this tower there are shopping centers such as the KLCC Mall, KLCC Park, to office buildings.

  • Address: Petronas Twin Tower, Lower Ground (Concourse) Level, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 08.00 - 18.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Genting Skyworlds

Genting Skyworlds is an outdoor Malaysian tourist attraction that stands on 26 hectares of land with 26 rides. Offering fun and fun games, Genting Skyworlds is suitable for all ages. This Malaysian tourist spot consists of several zones such as Eagle Mountain, Central Park, Liberty Lane, Robots Rivet Town, Andromeda Base, Ice Age, Studio Plaza, Epic and Rio. Genting Skyworlds ticket prices start from IDR 510,369.

  • Address: Bukit Tinggi, Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 11.00 - 18.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Aquaria KLCC

Carrying the concept of edutainment (education and entertainment), Aquaria KLCC is a giant aquarium that is home to 5,000 aquatic animals. Apart from seeing a collection of marine life, you can also interact more closely by feeding marine animals at Aquaria KLCC, you know. Aquaria KLCC ticket prices start from IDR 151,667.

  • Address: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 10.00 - 19.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Batu Caves

Batu Caves Malaysia is a house of worship for Tamil Hindus located in a limestone hill cave in the Gombak area, Selangor. What's interesting about this hit tourist spot in Malaysia is the gold-plated gold-plated statue of Lord Murugan in the world (42.7 meters). There is also the Temple Cave which is the main cave and can be reached by climbing 272 steps. In fact, you can also see the procession of worship at the temple directly. If you are from KL Sentral to Batu Caves it will take around 24 minutes with normal traffic. Or if from Bukit Bintang to Batu Caves it takes a distance of about 13.5 kilometers. To be economical, you can buy Kuala Lumpur Countryside Exploration and Batu Caves Tour with prices starting from IDR 214,916.

  • Address: Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 08.45 - 18.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Legoland Malaysia

Talking about family tourism in Malaysia, Legoland Malaysia can be an alternative. Legoland Malaysia is a modern theme-park that not only provides a playground but also a waterpark. No less important, this tourist attraction in Johor Malaysia is suitable for all ages, you know. Legoland Malaysia ticket prices in rupiah start from IDR 245,823.

  • Address: Persiaran Medini Utara 3, Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 10.00 - 18.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Sunway Lagoon

Enjoy exciting and thrilling entertainment attractions at Sunway Lagoon which is equipped with 90 attractions. Standing on an area of 88 hectares, this tourist spot in Malaysia provides an amusement park with 5 different zones. For example Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park & Scream Park. Come on, feel the exciting and fun experience by buying tickets for Malaysia tours, Sunway Lagoon. Sunway Lagoon ticket prices start from IDR 155,115.

  • Address: Subang Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 10.00 - 18.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Awana SkyWay Gondola Cable Car

Experience flying at the top in 10 minutes from Awana Station to SkyAvenue Station. Awana SkyWay Gondola Cable Car is a gondola ride that takes visitors to Genting Highlands. With the Awana SkyWay ticket you will stop at Chin Swee Station and explore the beauty of the Taoist Temple. Awana SkyWay Gondola Cable Car ticket prices start from IDR 30,086.

  • Address: Bukit Tinggi, Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 07.00-23.00; Thursday, Friday, Saturday & National Holidays at 07.00-01.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Menara Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Tower or KL Tower Malaysia is a tourist destination in Malaysia that cannot be missed. Has a height of about 421 meters, Kuala Lumpur Tower is divided into several areas. Namely the Observation Deck which allows visitors to observe views of all corners of the city from indoors (indoor). On the other hand, there is a Sky Deck area which invites visitors to observe the city view from outdoors. Don't miss the Sky Box, a room that juts out and is layered with thick glass. So that it allows you to see the view from above the height. KL Tower Malaysia ticket price starts from IDR76.910

  • Address: 2 Jalan Punchak, Off, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 09.00-22.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. George Town

Ever heard of a city in Malaysia that is registered with UNESCO? Yup, George Town is his name. This city full of history and culture is indeed worth a visit while on vacation to Malaysia. In George Town Malaysia you will find typical colonial architecture in the Victorian era when the British still invaded this country. Not only that, you can also find street food, unique murals on a number of walls, to very Instagramable cafes and restaurants! To make it more economical, you can buy the Penang Georgetown Heritage Tour with prices starting at IDR 940,661.

  • Address: George Town Penang, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday, 24 hours

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. The Habitat Penang Hil

The Habitat Penang Hill is a tourist spot in Malaysia that provides a sensational experience to experience Malaysia's most authentic, diverse, and educative rainforest. Ticket prices for The Habitat Penang Hill start from IDR 85,144. At The Habitat Penang Hill you will be taken 'back to nature' in a forest that is around 130 million years old. You can also meet animals such as mammals, reptiles, and various plants. Feel the exciting and challenging experience by visiting The Habitat Penang Hill and buy The Habitat Penang Hill tickets only at tiket.com!

  • Address: Bukit Bendera, Pulau Penang, Penang, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 09.00 - 18.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre)

KLCC Malaysia! KLCC is a multipurpose development area consisting of a shopping center (Suria KLCC), a playground (KLCC Park), hotels, office buildings, to the petronas tower. There are many exciting activities that can be done at KLCC. For example, seeing the beauty of art at the Petronas Art Gallery, shopping at Suria KLCC, bringing your little one to KLCC Park, or introducing your little one to the underwater world at Aquaria KLCC, to a romantic dinner at Sky Bar Kuala Lumpur. You can even see a fountain show on Glittering Night: KLCC Lake Symphony & The River of Life Tour from Kuala Lumpur Ticket prices for the KLCC Lake Symphony start at IDR 138,140.

  • Address: Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday, 24 hours

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Malacca

Malacca or Malacca City is a city in Malaysia which is full of history. It was in this city that colonialism first made contact with Malaysia. During a visit to Malacca, remnants of colonialism from the British, Dutch and Portuguese countries still remained through government buildings, museums, churches and forts. You can join the cheap 2023 Malaysia tour package through Malacca Historical Day Tour on Private Basis. Ticket prices start from IDR 712,800.

  • Address: Malacca Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday, 24 hours

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Kota Kinabalu

Being the capital of Sabah, Kota Kibalau, is an alternative tourist spot in Malaysia for those of you who are fans of nature tourism. There are a number of tourist destinations in Kota Kinabalu Malaysia that can be visited. Such as Manukan Island, Sapi Island, Kota Kinabalu Mosque, Mount Kinabalu, Tanjung Aru Beach, Cowboy Town Tuaran, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, and many more.

  • Alamat: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Hari dan Jam Buka: Senin - Minggu, 24 jam
  1. Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple is a Malaysian tourist destination that is right for you fans of cultural and religious tourism. As a Buddhist temple, Kek Lok Si Temple has succeeded in stealing the attention of both local and foreign tourists. The reason is, here you will be presented with a unique building from the monastery which has a green mountain background. Because it is located in the highlands. Apart from being used as a place of pilgrimage, this Penang Malaysia tourist destination is also open to tourists who just want to walk around or take photos. To save money, you can take a tour by buying a ticket to Malaysia, Penang Hill and the Kek Lok Si Temple, which costs from IDR 745,095.

  • Address: Kek Lok Si Temple, Jalan Balik Pulau, 11500 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 08.30-17.30 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands located in Pahang is a Malaysian natural tourist destination which is very popular among tourists. The reason is that in Cameron Highlands you will find the atmosphere of the highlands, tea plantations, hillsides with winding roads, cool air, strawberry plantations, to luxury resorts. This Malaysian tourist spot is perfect for a family vacation, or for those of you who want to heal to refresh your mind for a moment from your daily routine.

  • Address: Pahang, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday, 24 hours
  1. Redang Island

Being the largest and most beautiful island, Redang Island is a natural tourist spot in Malaysia that is popular with local and foreign tourists. Here you will be greeted with white sand beaches, tropical fish accompanied by the beauty of coral reefs and turtle conservation. Supported by calm beach water, Redang Island is suitable for water sports or swimming.

  • Address: Redang Island, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday, 24 hours
  1. Escape Penang

Looking for exciting Malaysian tourist destinations full of rides and games? Just come to Escape Penang. Located in a beautiful environment, Escape Penang offers more than 40 rides. Such as water slides, zip lining, go karts, mazes, aquatic playhouse, rope climbing and many more! Penang Escape ticket prices start at IDR 539,247. Meanwhile, you can buy Escape Penang entry tickets at tiket.com!

  • Address: Telok Bahang, Barat Daya, Penang, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 10.00-18.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. The Top Penang

Located at an altitude of 249 meters, The Top Penang, is a Malaysian tourist attraction that offers stunning views. The reason is here you can see the beauty of the city of George Town from above the height through the Rainbow Skywalk. There are also exciting attractions such as the Jurassic Research Center, The Gravityz, 7D Discover Motion Theater, Penang Boutique Aquarium, Penang State Gallery, and many more. Ticket prices for The Top Penang start at IDR 92,211. You can buy this cheap 2023 Malaysia tour through tiket.com!

  • Address: Gurney Drive, Pulau Penang, Penang, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 10.00-19.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Zoo Negara Malaysia

Zoo Negara Malaysia is managed directly by the Malaysian Zoological Society, a non-governmental organization established to create the first local zoo for Malaysians. Here you can easily find around 5137 specimens from 476 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Only about 5 kilometers from downtown Kuala Lumpur, Zoo Negara Malaysia is a tourist destination in Malaysia that is suitable for families. You can buy tickets for Zoo Negara Malaysia through tiket.com. Entrance tickets to Zoo Negara Malaysia start from IDR 134,311.

  • Address: Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 09.00-17.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

  1. Langkawi Cable Car

Feel the experience of riding a cable car through the Langkawi SkyCab Cable Car which will take you to the streets to see the panorama of Langkawi city from above. Located above an altitude of 709 meters above sea level (masl), you can see tropical rain, Mount Machinchang, waterfalls, to the outdoors in Langkawi. Apart from that, you can also enjoy the arch bridge at Skybridge and other interesting activities. Among them are 3D Art Langkawi, SkyDome, SkyRex, 6D cinemotion, and Petland. Langkawi Cable Car ticket prices start from IDR 145,038.

  • Address: Kuala Teriang, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
  • Opening Days and Hours: Monday - Sunday at 10.00-17.00 local time

*Prices may change at any time, check the package catalog on this page for more updated prices at tiket.com

Those are 20 recommendations for tourist attractions in Malaysia that can be used as holiday references to Malaysia. Let's make a frugal vacation to Malaysia come true by buying cheap Malaysia tour packages for 2023 only at tiket.com!

Recommendations for Apartments and Hotels in Malaysia

Besides from preparing a holiday itinerary, you also need to prepare accommodation while on vacation to Malaysia. When choosing apartment or hotel, you can consider it in terms of location, comfort, budget, and facilities. So for those of you who are looking for lodging or hotel references for a vacation to Malaysia, here is a list of apartments and hotels in Malaysia that can be a reference!

Apartments in Malaysia

Hotesl in Malaysia