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How to Plan a Trip to Malaysia on Your Own

In the world of travel agents, planning a trip for yourself might seem very difficult. But with digitization kicking in and everything available at the click of your finger, you do not really need somebody else to plan a trip on your own. There are so many travel websites available which have so much information to offer to potential tourists, that all you really need to do is pack the bags yourself and everything else is literally done at the speed of a blink. Here are some of the most important points that you need to remember while planning a trip to Malaysia:


Passport-visaLike every country that you visit, you need to have a valid passport to enter Malaysia as well. There are plenty of countries that do not need a visa to enter Malaysia but most of the countries need to get it sorted in advance in order to enjoy a vacation in Malaysia. The rules are quite strict and you definitely need to be prepared to enter.


TransportWhen you start to plan a trip to any place, the very first thing that comes to your mind is how do you get into the country. Well, in that case, Malaysia is quite easily accessible with great connectivity to Kuala Lumpur from almost all of the major airports in the world.

Getting around is also not very difficult as the country thrives on tourism. There are plenty of cabs, trains and buses available to take you around. Refer to some trusted travel websites which would tell you everything about transport in Malaysia very nicely in detail.

Other important points to remember

While visiting the best of places in Malaysia, you need to remember some very important points. Most of the crucial tips for travel are mentioned on travel websites and all you need to do is follow them to have a great time in the country that has so much to offer. Some of the important pointers to remember are:

  • Do not speak against Islam. It is a country that follows Islam and has a lot of believers.
  • Do not accept drinks from just anybody as people can be out to mug you.
  • Always better to dress minimal and not flaunt too much so as to not attract unwanted eyes.
  • Dress modestly as some areas might still be conservative.

Places you definitely need to visit while in Malaysia

There is plenty that Malaysia has to offer to anybody who wishes to visit this lovely country. Each city and village has its own charm and has something distinct about it. Here is a list of must visit places while in Malaysia:

Kuala Lumpur

Petronas Towers
Known as a city with one of the most dominant sky lines in the world, Kuala Lumpur is simply beautiful. The lovely Petronas Towers for example is something you should not miss out on. It has one of the best night lives in the world and is extremely fun and lively to visit.

2. George Town

George Town is the perfect contradiction to Kuala Lumpur. While one is the definition of urbanization, the other is the hub of historical beauty. It used to be an extremely significant city in the olden times and today stands as a testament to the British colonial rules.

3. Malacca City

Malacca CitySynonymous to one of the main trade routes of the world, Malacca city is still reminiscent of the olden buildings and colonies. The night market and the ancient antique shops dominate the lovely little city and the entire vibe of this place is intriguing.

4. Ipoh

Ipoh has a world of its own that is incomplete and yet has a lot of stories to tell. Right from the lovely unfinished castles to being a gateway to some famous hill stations, Ipoh is definitely a place you should visit when looking for offbeat cities in Malaysia.


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