Malaysia the culturally rich and friendly nation
Malaysia truly Asia is a culturally rich and friendly nation.This country has a mix of Malay, Indian, Chinese and peranakan.t’s landscape is marked with temples, Churches, and Mosques.Hawkers move around in tricycles, bicycles, and motorcycles.I Malaysia truly Asia is very easy to navigate around. Buses and also trains are easily accessible. Malaysia truly Asia have the tallest twin tower in the world. Dive into the pristine waters of the east coast at Pulau Rendang, trek at mount Kinabalu and Cool down at Cameroon Islands.
Visit the Blue mosque at shahAlam, Pink Mosque at Putrajaya and floating mosque at Penang and Terengganu.
To save money better avoid fine dining the food court and Hawker center provides delicious and a variety of food.
Malaysian Food and Languages.
Malaysia truly Asia is a Muslim country. This is the only country where Muslims can enjoy a wide variety of street food at a very economical price. Malaysian cuisine has an influence of Indian, and Chinese and Prenakan. The food is very cheap and it varies INR 150 to INR 500.
The National language is Malay. English and Tamil are also widely spoken.
MYR – Ringgit (Approx. INR 15.25 =1 MYR)
Must try food
Never forget to taste the Nasi lemak, Mee Reebus, Roti channa (Indian Parota), Lontong
Mixed Hostel rooms – INR 650 to INR 1000 ( 40 MYR to 65 MYR)
Private Hostel Rooms -INR 1400 to INR 1950 ( 90 MYR to 140 MYR)
Budget Hotels Rooms – INR 2500 to INR 3500 (180 MYR to 250 MYR)
Malaysia has a good transport system and is easily accessible to move around the country. For long distance private bus operators like Transnasional, Konsortium and KKKL are very good operators. You will find speed ferries in Penang and Langkawi. In Kuala Lumpur good train networks Monorail, LRT.
Taxi in Malay is “Teksi” there are metered taxis but most of the time the drivers won’t use the meter and minimum charge per KM is 1 MYR. If a taxi is booked an additional surcharge of 2 MYR. If expressways are used then there are toll charges. There is a 50% surcharge from midnight to 6 AM. In the Airport before the customs area and in KL Sentral and KL tower area there are Taxi coupons system facility available.
Train fare – INR 30 to INR 550 (2 MYR – 35 MYR) depends on the distance.
Minimum Taxi fare for 4 to 5 KM – INR 200 (15 MYR)
Bus travel fare 2 to 3 Hours – INR 350 (20 MYR)
Bus travel fare more than 4 hrs – INR 700 (45 MYR)
Speed Ferry Cost – INR 1300 (80 MYR)
Things to do in Malaysia
Sky deck and observation tower are open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 9 AM to 9 PM.
Entry fees RM 85 (1300 INR) for Adults and RM 32 (500 INR) for children. Every day very limited tickets will be issued. It’s better to book online.
For online tickets visit here
You require on the full day. Leave early to Genting highlands. Arrive at the bottom of the hill and take a cable car ride from the cable car station to the Genting high lands hotel.
Visit – Chin swee cave temple, Snow world, Strawberry leisure farm and Haunted Adventure – a 10 minutes’ walk in the darkness.
Malacca a historic and most sought destination in Malaysia truly Asia.It was once a vibrant trading port and now become a sleepy backwater city. It has a unique heritage and home of well known Nyonya cuisines. Buses to Malacca will cost RM 14 (INR 225) one-way trip and it’s a 2 hours travel by Bus from Kuala Lumpur. It’s believed that Islam spread to Malaysia in the 12th century from India and is started in Malacca.
Must visit the night view of Malacca River and the Baba Nyonya Mansion.One more best thing to do is food tripping and enjoy Baba Nyonya cuisines.
Cameron Highlands situated 150 KM from Kuala Lumpur and is the biggest tea region in Malaysia.Here the temperature is very cooler about 20deg to 25 deg max.It will take 3 hours by bus from Kuala Lumpur.One way trip will cost you around RM 35 (INR 600)
Must visit things
The Butterfly Farm and garden, Cactus, Time Tunnel, Robin son Waterfalls, Jungle Trekking – Trail 14 or Trail 9 (In Trail 9 covers Robinson waterfalls and BOH Tea , Bee farm, Sam Poh Temple and Climb Gunung Brinchang
Georgetown in Penang
Penang one of the cleanest city in Malaysia and food heaven. It manages to embrace modernity while retaining its colonial traditions.It’s a world UNESCO cultural heritage. It will cost you around 45 RM INR 700. Travel time 5 hours from Kuala Lumpur. Better to do online booking for buses @ Busonlineticket
The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam, Gurney Drive Hawker Markets, Explore Batu Ferringhi Night Bazaar. The floating Mosques and its unique architecture.
You can go by ferry from Penang to Langkawi a shopping heaven.Super-Fast Ferry Venture Sdn Bhd is one of the most reputable ferry companies in Penang that provides high-speed passenger ferry services from Penang to Langkawi Island. one way ferry cost is RM70 (INR 1050)for each passenger.
Visit Sky Bridge Pantai Kok, museum ,Undmuseum, 3D museum, Tamman Langenda Langkawi and do water sports, deep sea diving and snorkeling.
Better take a city tour trip. Check whether the prices are including entry tickets. One day do some photo shoot and water sports.