Malaysia

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Official Name: 
Malaysia

Area: 
329,847 km2

Population: 
27,000,000

Capital: 
Kuala Lumpur

Language(s): 
Bahasa Melayu, English, Chinese dialects and other regional dialects

Religion(s): 
Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Hinduism, Sikhism and others

Currency: 
Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)

Anthem: 
Negaraku (My Country)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Rubber and Oil Palm, Logging, Petroleum Production and Refining

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Palm Oil, Cacao, Rice

EXPORT: Electronic Equipment, Petroleum and LNG, Wood Products, Palm Oil

Tour Info

Tourism Info Line: 1 300 88 5050

Ministry of Tourism 
Malaysia No. 2, Tower 1 Jalan P5/6, Precint 5 62200 PUTRAJAYA

motour.gov.my 
tourismmalaysia.gov.my

Malaysia

In the heart of Southeast Asia lies one of the world's most enchanting lands - Malaysia. A tropical paradise of immense charms, Malaysia promises the perfect holiday full of lovely surprises.

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Information

Official Name: 
Malaysia

Area: 
329,847 km2

Population: 
27,000,000

Capital: 
Kuala Lumpur

Language(s): 
Bahasa Melayu, English, Chinese dialects and other regional dialects

Religion(s): 
Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Hinduism, Sikhism and others

Currency: 
Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)

Anthem: 
Negaraku (My Country)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Rubber and Oil Palm, Logging, Petroleum Production and Refining

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Palm Oil, Cacao, Rice

EXPORT: Electronic Equipment, Petroleum and LNG, Wood Products, Palm Oil

Tour Info

Tourism Info Line: 1 300 88 5050

Ministry of Tourism 
Malaysia No. 2, Tower 1 Jalan P5/6, Precint 5 62200 PUTRAJAYA

motour.gov.my 
tourismmalaysia.gov.my

Malaysia

In the heart of Southeast Asia lies one of the world's most enchanting lands - Malaysia. A tropical paradise of immense charms, Malaysia promises the perfect holiday full of lovely surprises. The country is a veritable treasure trove of diverse cultures and hospitable people, culinary delights, fascinating festivals, quaint villages, and modern skylines, complemented by world-class hospitality services and state-of-the-art tourism infrastructure.

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's dynamic capital is home to the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers, one of the world's tallest structures. The modern city offers great shopping facilities, besides a fascinating architectural mix of museums and galleries, lively bars and world-class restaurants, budget and luxury accommodation, as well as good transportation system.

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Melaka and George Town are steeped in history, boasting a labyrinth of historic streets, mosques, temples, and shops.

For a rejuvenating mountain retreat, Cameron Highlands and Fraser's Hill are the perfect choice to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The beautiful islands of Redang, Perhentian, Pangkor, and Langkawi are among the best in the country for sheer relaxation amidst crystal clear waters and colourful marine life, with a choice of staying in a simple chalet or an exclusive resort.

Being one of the 12 mega biodiversity countries in the world, Malaysia certainly has plenty to boast when it comes to pristine rainforests rich in flora and fauna. The forests of Taman Negara, for instance, reputed to be among the oldest in the world, offer the perfect backdrop to watch wildlife in their natural habitat.

For adventurous activities and ecotourism, Sabah is indeed a haven. Whether it's scaling Mount Kinabalu, Southeast Asia's highest peak, or exploring the lush rainforest of Danum Valley, spotting proboscis monkeys along the Kinabatangan River, or visiting the world's largest orang utan sanctuary at Sepilok, Sabah is a true tropical wonderland.

Neighbouring Sarawak, Malaysia's largest state, also has its fair share of superlatives. Its magnificent Mulu Caves boast the world's most extensive cave system and the world's largest cave chamber while the Niah Caves are one of the most important archaeological sites in the world as the oldest modern human remains discovered in Southeast Asia were found there.

Besides having various innovative tourism products such as parks and gardens, homestay, and helicopter tour, Malaysia is also home to Southeast Asia's first Premium Outlet Center and Asia's first LEGOLAND theme park.

Throughout the year, the country is abuzz with various colourful parades, carnivals, festivals, shows, events, conventions and celebrations. They cover a range of activities from sports and culture to festive and arts, reflecting a celebration of diverse lifestyles and customs of Malaysia.

Information

Official Name: 
Malaysia

Area: 
329,847 km2

Population: 
27,000,000

Capital: 
Kuala Lumpur

Language(s): 
Bahasa Melayu, English, Chinese dialects and other regional dialects

Religion(s): 
Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Hinduism, Sikhism and others

Currency: 
Ringgit Malaysia (MYR)

Anthem: 
Negaraku (My Country)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Rubber and Oil Palm, Logging, Petroleum Production and Refining

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Palm Oil, Cacao, Rice

EXPORT: Electronic Equipment, Petroleum and LNG, Wood Products, Palm Oil

Tour Info

Tourism Info Line: 1 300 88 5050

Ministry of Tourism 
Malaysia No. 2, Tower 1 Jalan P5/6, Precint 5 62200 PUTRAJAYA

motour.gov.my 
tourismmalaysia.gov.my

 
Brunei-Malaysia Islamic Tour Packages E-Brochure from Islamic Tourism Centre website : please click here and here.

 

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  • Penang Bon Odori Festival 25 July 2015

    For centuries, Penang has been home to communities from all over the world. This year, why not celebrate the Japanese culture and traditions on this heritage island? The Bon Odori Festival is a traditional summer festival in which the people of Japan honour their ancestors who have passed on, and celebrate their on-going presence in the lives they enjoy today. Also known as Obon, the main event is traditional music and dancing in the streets. Many festival-goers dress in Japanese Kimono, Yukata or Happi coats. Happening in the heart of George Town, this year’s event features Japanese food and refreshments, Taiko and martial arts performances, craft exhibits as well as demonstrations.

  • Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2015 17 July 2015

    After fasting from dawn to dusk for a month, Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a day that signifies victory for Muslims everywhere. On this special day, Muslims attend special morning prayers in mosques and visit the cemeteries of their loved ones. Decked in their traditional finery, friends and family from near and far come together to celebrate this joyous occasion. There will be lots of tasty delicacies to make the celebration memorable!

  • Penang MITM Travel Fair From 04 July 2015 - 05 July 2015

    The Penang MITM Travel Fair is back with great travel bargains for all. Attractive domestic travel packages are available to suit your needs and interests for adventure, romantic getaway, affordable family holidays, or luxury retreats!

  • 7th Anniversary UNESCO World Heritage Site Celebration From 04 July 2015 - 07 July 2015

    Celebrate the 7th anniversary of the inscription of the historic cities of George Town and Melaka as a UNESCO World Heritage Site packed with memorable events for everyone. The twin-city celebrations will bring visitors on the ground to historic sites to enjoy cultural performances, heritage appreciation and have an overall good time.

  • 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival 2015 From 27 June 2015 - 31 August 2015

    Shopaholic alert! One of the three major shopping seasons in the country is back with mega shopping excitement, dining options, endless entertainment and fun-filled activities!

  • Iftar@KL From 20 June 2015 - 28 June 2015

    The month of Ramadan is a holy month observed by Muslims all over the world. Muslims refrain from eating and drinking, but come evening, they prepare to break their fast with special meals, prayers and spiritual gatherings. Experience the breaking of fast right in Kuala Lumpur’s bustling heritage environment with Malaysians of all races at Iftar@KL. What can you expect? The Jalan Raja road will be closed to traffic and special mats will be rolled out for the public to “picnic” on the road and enjoy a free meal when the time comes to break the fast at around 7:30 pm. Quranic recitations, mass prayers, bubur lambuk (a type of traditional porridge) demonstration, and special talks are scheduled from 5pm to 10pm. This peaceful mass gathering in the city is a great way to reflect on unity, spirituality and the beauty of a diverse population. All are welcome!

  • Ramadhan Festival 18 June 2015

    Celebrated in honour of the Muslim fasting month, this festival features a variety of religious programmes such as Terawih Perdana at Dataran Merdeka (Terawih prayers), festive shopping, Tilawah & Khatam Al-Quran (Quran Recital) in Kelantan, Islamic tourism (ITC), bazaar Ramadhan, Forum Perdana Ramadhan, Performance by Embassies, International Imams and many more.

  • Penang Bridge International Marathon 2015 14 June 2015

    The Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) is a sports event catered to serious runners as well as amateur ones from both local and international grounds. The main attraction is the opportunity to run across the iconic bridge that connects the island to mainland Malaysia. Uniting thousands of marathon enthusiasts annually, the run is well known for the captivating sight of the sunrise over a panoramic Penang. Very popular among sportsmen, school-going youngsters, working adults and families in search of a good time, the PBIM comprises of a full marathon, a half marathon, a quarter marathon and a 10 kilometre fun run opened to those above the age of 13.

  • Kuantan160 Century Ride 07 June 2015

    Attention to all avid cyclists around, the Kuantan160 Century Ride is back! The race, set in the scenic east coast town of Kuantan, Pahang, will challenge cyclists to complete a gruelling ride over 160 km. The journey is enriched with the culture and architecture of Kuantan. However, expect the hot weather and elevations to give you a real challenge. Whether you want to ride with a couple of friends or get a real work-out, this event invites you to challenge yourself and take a shot at surviving the 160 km bike ride.

  • Malaysia's Tadau Ka'amatan Open House Celebration 06 June 2015

    Come together and celebrate the Tadau Ka’amatan in Sabah! This month-long Harvest Festival celebrates the cultural lifestyle of the Kadazandusun community of Sabah. It is held to welcome the new Harvest Season and to offer gratitude for the good harvest. The event is usually celebrated with general merry-making, cultural performances, traditional sports, and of course, the Unduk Ngadau (Harvest Festival Queen) pageant. Guests will be enthralled by cultural performances and traditional delicacies. It’s a great opportunity for visitors to experience the hospitality and celebrations of the Sabahans.

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