Travel 2 Malaysia Sellers Guide

FUN IN THE SUN

ORANGUTAN ISLAND There’s no better way to see these magnificent creatures than in their natural environment. The 35 acre Orangutan Island provides all those who visit the opportunity to interact with these lovable primates. DIVE INTO THE DEEP Whether you’re a novice diver or snorkeler, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, Sabah, is a cluster of 5 islands that offer shallow waters teeming with colourful corals and aquatic life. WRECK DIVING Beneath the clear waters of Redang Island, lies a mesmerising bed of live corals, amazing sea creatures, and 31 spectacular dive sites, including two World War II historic shipwreck sites and a black coral garden. CULTURE VULTURE Situated at the foothills of the mythical Mount Santubong, the award-winning living cultural museum Sarawak Cultural Village, Sarawak, re-enacts scenes from the

A WALK IN THE PARK

One the world’s top holiday destinations, Malaysia is filled with a wide variety of unique attractions. Whatever your definition of a fulfilling holiday, Malaysia has all the necessary elements. A gastronomical paradise with a rich tapestry of cultures and history, well-preserved heritage treasures reflecting its diverse culture, idyllic islands and pristine beaches, buzzing cities and luxurious escapes, lush and well-maintained nature reserves and wildlife-packed rainforests showcasing the area’s ecotourism values, not to mention the contrasting world-class modern facilities and an equally impressive list of shopping hotspots. Luxurious spas and resorts beckon not only honeymooners, but those who need an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Malaysia is a destination that will truly leave you wanting more!

Bako National Park, Sarawak, is home to almost every native plant of Borneo. Panoramic rocky shorelines filled with beautiful natural formations are perfect to stroll along

and to escape city life. FOOD FOR THOUGHT

For those up for a foodie adventure, then a visit to Jalan Alor in Kuala Lumpur is a must! This is the best place for an authentic street food

experience. ECOTASTIC

Ecotourism is a huge aspect of Malaysia. The Mulu Caves National Park, Sarawak, could easily win an award for the biggest and best ecotourism destination. The Unesco World Heritage Site boasts one of the world’s longest networks of caves! LIVE IN LUXURY As well as adventure, Malaysia also offers plenty of luxurious spa resorts – ideal for those who want to truly unwind, or lovebirds on Honeymoon who want to spend quality time together. TREMENDOUS TEMPLES The largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia – Kek Lok Si – can be found in Penang. The strong influence of the Chinese community is projected through the architecture of this amazing structure, which has parts added to it each year. PLAY TIME FOR ALL If you need an excuse to be a big kid, this is it! The first of its kind in Asia, LEGOLAND offers thrilling rides and uncountable blocks of ingenuity, while Hello Kitty Town appeals to fans of Sanrio’s famous feline.

TOWERING TOWERS The Petronas Twin Towers are the highest twin towers in the world, and within 41 seconds you can shoot up to the midpoint! This is the best way to see Kuala Lumpur and truly

area’s rich tribal past. BARGAIN HUNTERS

feel on top of the world. SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP

Kuala Lumpur’s cultural enclaves are some of the city’s most popular tourist hotspots. Central Market, a prominent heritage landmark with its 1930s Art Déco style, is a great place to find local arts and crafts and pick up a bargain.

The Johor Premium Outlet offers serious retail therapy, and is the first of its kind to open in Malaysia. Go wild with over 80 designer-name outlets and snap up some enviable bargains. LIFE’S A BEACH For the ultimate beach getaway, head to Tioman Island, Penang. Its towering twin volcano peaks, soft golden sands and refreshing waterfalls create the perfect backdrop for a picturesque setting.

Kota Kinabalu

Langkawi

Sandakan

Perhentian Islands

Kota Aur

Penang

Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Tawau

Taman Negara

Miri

Mulu National Park

Cameron Highlands

EAST MALAYSIA

WEST MALAYSIA

Borneo

Kuala Lumpur

Bako National Park

Kuching

5 DAY TAMAN NEGARA & CAMERON HIGHLANDS TOUR Explore the truly tropical delights of Taman Negara - one of the oldest tropical rainforests in the world. Indulge in outdoor activities which include a night jungle walk, jungle trekking to Canopy Walkway & Teresek Hill and a boat trip to Lata Berkoh. Enjoy a fascinating exploratory tour of the Cameron Highlands including a tea plantation walk and an opportunity to savour the best produce from the area, including a tea-tasting session overlooking the lush, breathtaking flower gardens and sprawling plantations.

10 DAY BORNEO RIVERS, RAINFOREST & WILDLIFE Journey deep into the heart of Borneo and discover what makes this region one of the most diverse and captivating in Asia. Explore the lush landscape of Bako National Park, enjoy stunning views as the river tumbles down Enseluai Waterfall, stay in a spectacular rainforest lodge and catch sight of the orangutans at

12 DAY BEST OF BORNEO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEY TOUR Connect with your inner animal on a 12-day journey into the unusual and awe-inspiring landscapes of Borneo. Experience the otherworldly limestone cliffs of Mulu National Park and its famed bat exodus; encounter the orangutans of Matang; set off on a river cruise in search of elusive Bornean pygmy elephants; and discover the Lipad mud volcano, a mineral salt lick for local wildlife.

15 DAY BEST OF MALAYSIA

Experience the very best that Malaysia has to offer on this 15 day adventure, which takes you to where the action is. Adventure through the lush Taman Negara National Park and into ancient rainforests. Snorkel the turquoise seas around the Perhentian Islands, pedal out to the rice fields around Kota Aur, haggle in some of Asia’s best markets and gain an authentic insight into village culture with a local family homestay.

Sandakan amongst many other highlights throughout this 10 day adventure.

Malaysia Airlines is the national carrier of Malaysia, offering the best way to fly to, from and around Malaysia with double daily direct flights from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur. The airline embodies the incredible diversity of the region, capturing its rich traditions, cultures, cuisines and warm hospitality on board, while opening up more of Malaysia’s destinations than any other airline. As a member of oneworld®, Malaysia Airlines and its partners in the global alliance offer a superior, seamless travel experience. oneworld® offers special privileges and rewards for frequent flyers, including access to more than 650 airport lounges worldwide. Discover Malaysia Airlines’ all new A350 Travellers are invited to book on Malaysia Airlines all-new Airbus A350, offering passengers a serene and tranquil flying experience. Take the stress out of air travel with the newest aircraft in our fleet with added leg room and extra wide cabins featuring superior air quality, a quieter environment and intelligent mood lighting. The Malaysia Airlines A350 offers the latest in aircraft innovation with superior connectivity thanks to onboard WIFI and upgraded in-flight entertainment, featuring the latest blockbuster films displayed on HD screens. Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, the aircraft can accommodate all your needs with a taste of the exotic coupled with the comforts of home, so you can relax in style at 44,000 feet. The A350 takes flying to a new level of comfort. Why not join us and indulge yourself in Asia’s most luxurious aircraft cabin?

BEST TIME TO VISIT Malaysia basks in year-round sunshine; the heaviest rainfall occurs between November to February in Borneo and the East Coast.

VISA Visas are not required for British passport holders for stays of up to 3 months.

TIME DIFFERENCE GMT +8 hours.

LANGUAGE Bahasa Malay (English is widely spoken)

CURRENCY Malaysian Ringgit

FLYING TIME Approx. 12 hours

Direct airlines include: British Airways and Malaysia Airlines. Emirates and Qatar Airways have great connections through Dubai and Doha and Singapore Airlines fly via Singapore.

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