7 places to visit in Malaysia with family
Malaysia is a naturally beautiful and culturally rich country with a traditional heritage fused with the modern customs and new developments as well. It is the perfect country to visit with your entire family and offers tons of options to keep each member of your family happily engaged.
Langkawi is one of the bigger and more famous islands out of a group of 99 islands in the Malaysian archipelago. It is becoming increasingly popular due to its amazingly beautiful natural green mangroves, lovely blue waters and white sand beaches and its rainforests.
Langkawi is a photographer’s delight and the children will love to run around the beaches, collecting shells and playing many water and sand games.
Located in the Borneo geography in Malaysia within the Gunung Mulu National park, these are world famous caves as they are said to be the largest cave chambers in the world. This area comprises of hundreds of cave and karst formations in the rainforest area out of which the Sarawak caves are the largest in the world.
Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre
Opened in 1964 in Malaysia, the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation cares for orphaned baby orangutans who have been saved and rescued from various places like plantations and hunting.
This unique and famous orangutan sanctuary is located inside the Sepilok Forest Reserve rainforests located in the Sabah area. Once the orangutans are healthy and have learnt to live in the wild along with their kind, they are released back into the jungles.
On the must visit list of all family travelers is the famous Perhentian Islands.
Located in Malaysia’s north border very near to Thailand, these islands have some of the most spectacular beaches in the world. They have plenty of activities in and around to keep everyone busy and happy ranging from taking selfie’s, diving in the blue waters or just walking along the pretty shorelines of the beach. This area has two islands which are called the big Perhentian and the small Perhentian which are equally beautiful and must be visited.
Situated in Borneo, Mount Kinabalu is the tallest mountain peak in this area with a height of 4095 meters. It is known worldwide for its diverse variety of flora and fauna in and around its area which is sure to make adventure lovers come seeking the many glimpses of nature’s beauty.
No special mountaineering equipment is needed for this trip, though taking a local guide along is advisable due to the mildly difficult walking route to the top.
Pulau Tioman is a cute little island in the peninsular area of the country which has long been recognized as one of the most beautiful islands in the country of Malaysia. Do visit this outstanding wondrous island which has gigantic dense white coral reefs along with many places for scuba diving for your water sports loving family members. It is a calm and serene island but yes do remember to get your selfie stick as it has the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets which you surely don’t want to miss.
This is one of the oldest tropical rainforests in the world with dense jungles, breathtaking waterfalls and diverse flora and fauna all around. Walking in the world’s longest canopy walkways in Taman Negara will be one of the most memorable experiences for you with your family so don’t forget to capture all the moments in your camera or smartphone. You can spot many engendered species of animals and birds here like the Asian tiger or the jungle leopard or small lizards or wild snakes.
With so many activities and places to visit, which one do you want to discover first?
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