Cycling in Malaysia is extremely common. Biking is not just a mode of transport in Malaysia. One can go on beautiful bike trails in the mountains and the forest of Malaysia. A few spectacular mountains to go on biking trails are Taman Bukit Kiara, Mount Jerai Downhill, Kelubi hill etc.
The list of shopping avenues in Malaysia just doesn’t end. It’s like a shopping hub! Shoppers have many options to shop in here; right from malls to street markets. Kuala Lumpur is specially a paradise for shoppers. One can go night markets and grab a good bargain. Kuala Lumpur’s Central Market is a must visit if you want to go street shopping.
Trek on Mount Kinabalu
Trekking on Mount Kinabalu is something adventure freaks don’t want to miss. One can take a proper guided trek accompanied with valley crossing and rock climbing and many other such activities. It is not that tough a trek for most climbers and gives you chance to touch the peak of the tallest mountain in Malaysia.
Indulge in Water Sports
Malaysia serves as an exotic place to practice adventurous water sports. One can do scuba diving, white water rafting, sailing, banana boating, jet skiing in the azure waters of Malaysia.
Go Bird Watching
Malaysia is extensively gifted with a varied flora and fauna. More than 750 species of birds are found in Malaysia. Some of the best spots for bird watching in Malaysia are Selangor’s Cape Rachado Forest Reserve, Gunung Mulu National Park, Taman Negara National Park and many more.
Befriend an Orang-utan
Orang-utans are found in large numbers in Malaysia and Islands surrounding it. Orang-utans are endangered and thus attempts are being made to preserve the existence of these beings. Amongst the many sanctuaries, Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre and Sanctuary is the most famous. Tourists are allowed to visit this sanctuary and view the Orang-utans in their natural habitat and also donate to such institutions.
Stand between the twin towers
The world famous Petronas Twin Towers are located in Kuala Lumpur. The twin towers were the world’s tallest building till 2004. This 88 storied building has a bridge connecting the two towers at the 41st and 42nd floor. Visitors can visit this observation deck and look at the entire city from here.
Take a spiritual ride
Malaysia is a mixture of various cultures and religions. The most prominent religion here is Islam, but there are people who follow Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism here. There are many spiritual places like Jamek Mosque, Batu Caves, Thean Hou Temple, St. Mary’s Cathedral, etc. that one could visit in Malaysia.