Malaysia is a friendly, beautiful and culturally rich country. It is highly modern for the comfort of tourists yet full of mesmerizing natural beauty. Malaysia is a perfect blend of natural beauty and manmade wonders. Picturesque mountains, wild forests, beautiful rivers and sleepy tribal villages exist along with graceful colonial buildings, stunning mosques and temples, contemporary sky scrapers, well designed green spaces and vibrant intertwining streets and avenues.
Malaysia is a diverse country with a multi racial society. It homes a pluralist culture which has as its foundation vibrant and interesting fusion of Malay, Chinese, Indian and indigenous culture and customs. Multiculturalism has made Malaysia into gastronomical paradise which presents various styles of cuisines. Malaysia is home to hundreds of colorful festivals of its multicultural people. They love celebrating and socializing. Malaysia Travel Packages thrives on this diversity.
Geographically also, Malaysia is as diverse as its culture. Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country. Malaysia map lies in two parts. One part lies on a peninsula of Asian mainland. Other part lies on northern third of island of Borneo. Malaysia is said to be a country which homes two countries in one cleaved by South China Sea. Peninsular Malaysia which is also known as West Malaysia occupies all of the Malay Peninsula between Thailand and Singapore. It is home to bulk of population of Malaysia and is highly urbanized and developed. Situated some eight hundred kilometers to east is East Malaysia which occupies the northern third of island of Borneo. East Malaysia is covered by deep impenetrable jungles. The terrain consists of coastal plains rising to hills and mountains. The Peninsular Malaysia is divided into plains of East coast and West Coast by a mountain range known as Barisan Titiwangsa which runs from north to south.
Malaysia homes thirteen states – eleven in Peninsular Malaysia and two, Sabah and Sarawak, on the island of Borneo. Sabah occupies the eastern part of North Borneo and is second largest state of East Malaysia. Sabah is mountainous with lush tropical rainforests. Its population includes thirty two colorful ethnic communities. Kota Kinabalu which is a fertile lowland plain is the capital. It is the eastern gateway to Malayasia with direct air links to Brunei, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Indonesia and Taiwan. The important attractions of Sabah are Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, Kinabalu park, North Borneo Railway and Danum Valley Conservation Area. Malaysia Travel Agent will arrange tickets for North Borneo railway which lets you savor ancient colonial charm. Sarawak is the largest state in Malaysia. It is located on the south western corner of Malaysian Borneo. It is a land of vast primeval rainforests, majestic mountains, caves, unique flora and fauna and diverse ethnic communities. The major attractions of Sarawak are Kuching waterfront, Fort Margherita, Gunang Mulu National Park, Niah National Park, Sarawak cultural village, Sarawak Museum, Jalan Satok Sunday market, Batang Ai Longhouse, Semenggah wildlife Rehabilitation center, Skrang River Safari and Bako National Park.
Traditional art forms of various cultures are still practiced in Malaysia. It is more notable in the areas of dance and performance arts. Chinese Opera, Indian Dance and Malay Martial Arts are all very popular cultural activities. Silat, which originated from a martial arts form, is a dance performed by men and women.
Malaysia - Friendly, beautiful and culturally rich country