With the country hosting many exciting events during 2014, there are plenty of places to visit during your stay in Malaysia. With its multi-racial communities and diverse cultures, it is a country of harmony and peace, all contained within a beautiful setting. Malaysia has been named within the top 10 countries to visit during 2014 and The Ministry of Tourism and Culture is hoping to receive over 28million tourists to the country throughout the year.
Opening just a year ago the attraction has received approximately 1million visitors and has become one of the most popular places for tourists to visit during their holidays in Malaysia. Here you can also find the LEGOLAND Water Park which has been recently opened, with the LEGOLAND Hotel to follow soon.
The Sanrio Hello Kitty Town:
Just a 10 minute walk away from LEGOLAND, you can also find The Sanrio Hello Kitty Town which is located within the Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park and has proven to be a big hit for children of all ages.
With its topical jungle and several mountain streams and waterfalls, Tioman Island is a breath taking sight. Here you can find an array of protected species of mammals and birds and corals of all shapes and colours. Marine turtles swim within the islands waters along with many other various sea creatures.
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park:
Boasting an annual average of 200,000 visitors, here you can witness an amazing 3000 varieties of birds within the attractions 20.9 acres of valley terrain.
Mulu Caves National Park:
This is another area that you may wish to visit during your stay in Malaysia. It is one of the longest network of caves in the world and includes the Clear Water Cave, the largest in South East Asia.
Kek Lok Si:
This is said to be the largest Buddist temple in South East Asia. Completed in 1930, here you are able to climb the steep steps of this 7 storey pagoda to take in the breath taking sights of Penang and witness the 30.2metre statue of Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy.
The island has been voted by divers as one of the top 5 sites in the world to visit. With clear blue waters, it is a treasure trove, with some amazing species of animals to view.
Boat Trip to Labuan:
Rather than take the ferry to the area of Labuan, why not opt for a speedboat trip. You can enjoy the adrenalin rush as you feel the wind through your hair while travelling across the South China Sea.
Melaka River Cruise:
This is a 45 minute cruise, with knowledgeable information given regarding the history and attractions within the area. With a combination of old villages, or Kampungs, and modern day buildings, it is a truly breath-taking sight.
During your visit to Malaysia in the year 2014 you can also enjoy the Malaysian International Tourism Night Floral Parade in Putrajaya or even the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak. Whatever you choose to do during your tour of Malaysia, there are plenty of options available for you to experience.