Melting Pot of Various Cultures
From modern cities with skyscrapers lining the skyline to sleepy tribal hamlets and calm sandy beaches – the variety of attractions Malaysia offers makes it a prime tourism destination.
Malaysia, a country situated in Southeast Asia is said to be two countries in one – the peninsula in Asian main land and the northern third of the island of Borneo. Peninsula with many cities is the melting pot of Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures and island still covered by dense forests.
Malaysia tour packages take you to country of immense bio-diversity. Malaysia has a high number of species and shows high levels of endemism. Malaysia is estimated to home twenty percent of animal species of the world. In the dense forests of mountains of Borneo high level of endemism is witneesed because species are isolated from each other by lowland forest. Many bird species are endemic to peninsular mountains and to Borneo also.
The important states that may be included in Malaysia Packages are Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Kualalumpur, Labuan, Melaka, Negeri, Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Putrajaya, Sabah, Sarwak, Selangor and Terengganu.
Kuala Lumpur is the important city you may visit as part of Malaysia Tour Packages. Kuala Lumpur is a multicultural city bustling with life and all modern amenities. It is home to many skyscrapers and Petronas towers is one of the prominent one. Petronas towers is the largest twin tower of the world standing at a height of about one thousand four hundred and fifty meters. With the modern, ancient is also present in the form of British colonial buildings and Chinese lifestyle. Kuala Lumpur holds many attractions like Cocoa Boutique. This is the place where you can relish all the chocolates that are true and unique to Malaysia. Chocolates are always fresh and are made from highest quality ingredients by Malaysia’s own chefs. They will be a treat to your taste buds. Central Market is in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and is a testimonial to multi ethnic culture of Malaysia. It has now been classified as a heritage site. Central Market is a one stop shopping centre for all Malaysian products and wide variety of Malaysian cuisine. Then there is “Istan Budaya” meaning palace of culture. It is the first theatre in Asia to be equipped with advanced stage equipment on par with its European counterparts. No wonder it is ranked among the top ten sophisticated theatres of the world. Its interior is built from Langkawi marble and adorned with wooden doors with hand carved flower and leaf motifs. Petaling Street is the centre of original Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur. It keeps much of its traditional atmosphere especially in night. One can shop for anything from gems and incense to toys and t-shirts in the night market and delicious cuisine is also on the offer.
Another important part of Malaysia Travel Packages is Penang. Penang is a bustling island with excellent cuisine, exciting beaches and has retained more of the colonial heritage. It is frequented by food enthusiasts and those who love exciting beaches and rich cultural experiences. George Town is the cultural and cuisine capital of Penang. Fort Cornwallis is one of the most interesting historical landmarks in Georgetown. It is a historical monument popular among tourists still holding inside it some ancient structures built a century ago.
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