Malaysia is a multicultural and multi-ethnic Asian country occupying part of the Island of Borneo and Malay Peninsula, consisting of three federal territories and thirteen states and has a total landmass of 330,803 square kilometres.
In the aspect of tourism, Malaysia is ranked 2nd in Southeast Asia and 11th in the world. The government of Malaysia is working towards increasing tourism in order to diversify the economy instead of depending fully on exports because Malaysia has the largest source of her foreign exchange income from tourism.
To all lovers of tourism, Malaysia has numerous tourist destinations but we will look at five of them which includes; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Borneo, Selangor, Langkawi and Penang.
Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. This city is tourist favourite because it offers a lot, unlike most places. Kuala Lumpur has great transportation scheme which aids visitors to explore the city. Perdana lake gardens, Menard KL tower, Petrina’s tower among others are places you must visit when you are in Kuala Lumpur. Also, their cuisine is excellent with an influence of India, Chinese and Malaysia and you just have to check it out.
Malaysia Borneo unlike Kuala Lumpur that is rich in bright lights and concrete, has a super abundance of green rainforest and wildlife. It is known as the 3rd largest island in the world. Malaysia Borneo has many wonder sites to behold also with her repertoire of natural resources.
Selangor is the most populated and developed states of Malaysia. The national zoo is located there. Additionally, there are numerous theme parks. It is a shopping zone with an abundance of fireflies along the river of Kuala.
Langkawi is located after the north-west corner of Malaysia and it has a connection with the mainland, topping the list of Malaysia’s island destinations. And it’s often visited by foreigners and Malaysians. One special feature in this place is the pregnant maiden lake that the ability to make a woman fertile.
Penang according to research is one of the favourite places to visit in Malaysia. Located in the west coast of Malaysia, with George town as its capital city which is the UNESCO World heritage site. It also known for an excellent street cuisine.