Top 10 Best Tours in Malaysia
A melting pot of different cultures, Malaysia is one of those places where there’s never enough time to explore. With plenty to see and do, it can be quite a feat deciding which ones to tackle first within a limited space of time. Fret not, we have hand-picked some of the best Malaysian tours in our Top Ten Best Tours in Malaysia guide to give you some brilliant ideas on what to do while visiting this beautiful country. From the more touristy walkabout in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur to the more off-the-beaten-track ride on a helicopter, these tours present you with the best of Malaysia!
1Half Day Batu Cave Countryside Kuala Lumpur
The Half-Day Batu Caves Tour will take you on a trip to see some of Kuala Lumpur’s best-known attractions. First catch a glimpse of some traditional Malay houses, as well as watch the production of fine silk Batik garments at the Malaysian Batik Cottage. The next stopover on the itinerary is an authentic rubber plantation before the journey continues on to the Selangor Pewter factory; the tour concludes with a visit to the well-recognized Batu Caves. Read More...2KL Hop On Hop Off Ticket Kuala Lumpur
This tourist-friendly bus is the best way to visit KL’s most popular sightseeing attractions. The bus covers a circuit that takes you to over 4o KL tourist sites and you can hop on and off this double-decker tourist bus as often as you like. It’s the best way to explore the city centre especially if you would like to do so in air-conditioned comfort; the tour is also great for people who want to travel around and see the sights without being constrained by a time schedule. Read More...3Langkawi Day Discovery Tour Langkawi
Langkawi – a Malaysian West Coast superstar – is an archipelago of 99 islands surrounded by teal-blue waters. With its arresting interior greenery and white-sand beaches, it is home to a myriad assortment of natural as well as manmade attractions. Discover some of the island’s best known attractions with the Langkawi Discovery Day Tour; it takes you on an excursion to view some of the most popular sights on the island including Eagle Square, Jetty Point, Galleria Perdana, Oriental Village and Underwater World. Read More...4Langkawi Skybridge Tour Langkawi
The Langkawi Skybridge Tour takes you on a journey to visit some of the island’s best known attractions. Start out the day with a visit to Oriental Village where you can ride the cable car to the apex of Gunung Matchincang and get a bird’s eye view of Langkawi’s verdant lushness. The tour continues with a visit to Taman Buaya Langkawi – where you can watch handlers wrestle with these crocs. The day winds down with a visit to Black Sand Beach – a great photo stop opportunity – and the Langkawi Wildlife Park. Read More...5Genting Highlands Genting Highlands (depart from Kuala Lumpur)
This tour will bring you up to Genting Highlands, which is a mountain retreat cum casino 6,000 feet above sea-level and located a moderate distance away from the city. We’ll stop at the skyway cable-car station for a ride up by cable-car, where you’ll be amazed at the magnificent view of mountains and rainforest scenery. Once at the top, you can adjourn and head to the casino for a game of black jack, keno, roulette or other games. Read More...6Penang Round Island Tour Penang
Penang – the Pearl of the Orient – is one of Malaysia’s frequently-visited corners. Local fare is one of the reasons Penang is so popular – in fact the island is hailed as the hawker food central of the country. Branded a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2008, Penang’s landscape is a mixture of low slung Chinese townhouses and old-style British architecture. The Penang Round Island Tour takes you on a journey to visit some of the island’s best-known attractions including the Tropical Spice Garden, the Butterfly Farm, the Snake Temple and other sites. Read More...7Malacca Day Tour Malacca
The Dutch Heritage Trails Tour brings you on a historic journey to experience the heritage, legacy and culture of Malacca. Colonised by various powers over a period of four centuries, Malacca's landmarks have imprints from the Portuguese, British and Dutch; a trip down its streets promises to be a culturally enriching experience. The tour will take you to visit some of the city’s best-known attractions including the St Francis Xavier Church, the salmon-pink Stadthuys, the Porta de Santiago, the Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi Temple and many more historic sites. Read More...8LEGOLAND Malaysia Johor
The 76-acre Legoland Malaysia is more or less circular and divided into seven areas. The great big swatches of colour, cheery background music, laughing children, brick-patterned rides and giant Lego men and women is almost a sensory assault, but somehow it works. Read More...
The Poring Hot Springs – situated in the Kinabalu Park’s lowland rainforest – is a popular recreation and tourist complex. A well-known stopover for Mount Kinabalu – one of South-East Asia’s highest peaks – raiders, the springs are known for their therapeutic properties. The waters, with their sulphuric minerals, are alleged to alleviate sore muscles; the Full Day Kinabalu Park & Poring Hot Springs tour takes you on a trek across the Crocker Range; soak in the springs and later stroll across the 41-metre high canopy walkway under the shade of the Menggaris tree. Read More...10
Located approximately 20 kilometres away from Kuching, the Semenggoh Orang-Utan Rehabilitation Center is one of Malaysia’s best-known sanctuaries for the endangered orang-utan. A decidedly less kitschy site than its more popular counterpart, Sabah’s Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehabilitation Centre, it is home to roughly 20 injured and orphaned ‘Men of the Forest’. The Semmengoh Orang-Utan Rehabilitation Centre Tour allows you to get a rare glimpse as well as observe the behaviour and interactions of these shy ginger-haired apes in their native environment. Read More...