Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur (06 Nights/07 Days)
Kota Kinabalu(3) - Kuala Lumpur(3)
Best of Malaysia offers an itinerary covering most visited and sought after destinations in Malaysia i.e. Capital City of Malaysia, Theme Park of Sunway Lagoon and exotic beach getaway of Langkawi.
Start Point: Kota Kinabalu
End Point: Kuala Lumpur
Best Season To Travel
- Day-1 Arrival at Kota Kinabalu. Proceed for City Tour.
- Day-2 Sightseeing around Kota Kinabalu. Take a dip in Sulphur Springs.
- Day-3 Kinabalu National Park
- Day-4 Travel to Kuala Lumpur by Air. Cultural Tour of Kuala Lumpur
- Day-5 Visit Batu Caves - Royal Selangor Pewter Factory - Batik Factory
- Day-6 Sunway Lagoon Theme Park Experience
- Day-7 Departure
Kuala Lumpur - Thean Hou Temple in Kuala Lumpur (2.00 kms), Masjid Jamek in Kuala Lumpur (4.00 kms), Petronas Twin Towers (8.00 kms), Royal Selangor Visitor Centre (8.00 kms), Batu caves (15.00 kms)
Nasi lemak: Rice steamed with coconut milk, served with dried anchovies, sambal, peanuts and eggs, the national dish.
Char KwayTeow: Thick rice noodles stir fried with soy sauce and meat or fish.
Nasi goreng: Malay-style fried rice, a favourite at street stalls and night markets; it’s a popular takeaway for long bus journeys.
Roti canai: Fried flat bread with curry sauce, a delicious and cheap snack served everywhere.
Tehtarik: ‘Pulled’ tea, made with sweet condensed milk and poured between two jugs to aerate the mix.
Rendang daging: Slow-cooked beef with lemongrass and coconut; often served at festivals.
Rojak: A spicy fruit or vegetable salad, plus other ingredients such as fried tofu and youtiao (Chinese cruellers).
Laksa: A hot and sour seafood soup with coconut milk.
Nasi kandar: Mamak-style steamed rice with curries and vegetable side dishes.
Aiskacang: A Malay desert of shaved ice, fruits, beans, sweetcorn, grass jelly, condensed or evaporated milk and fruit syrups.
- Passports should be valid for at least six months after the date of arrival in Malaysia.
- Visas are not required by some nations in Malaysia of up to 90 days
- The currency is Ringgit (MYR), often referred to as the Malaysian Dollar.
- Because of the high incidence of credit card fraud, banks may put an automatic block on your card unless you notify them first that you are travelling to Malaysia.
- Buy Travel and Health insurance beforehand.
- Malaria is only a risk in certain regions of Malaysia. Urban and coastal areas are usually safe.
- Vaccinations are only recommended for travellers spending extended periods in rural areas.
- A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over one year of age arriving within six days from infected areas.
- Buy bottled water only and avoid tap water and ice cubes.
- Be updated with immunization of Hepetitis A, B & C , Pre-Rabies vaccinations and anti-malaria Pills beforehand. Outbreaks of dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis and meningococcal meningitis occur in both urban and rural areas, but are rare in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and coastal resorts. Rabies is present; if bitten by monkeys or dogs, seek immediate medical attention. There have been several outbreaks of avian influenza since 2004 but no human fatalities.
- The monsoon season (November to February) brings heavy rain to the peninsular region. The best time to visit Malaysia is between April and October. Bear in mind that if you're suffering in the heat down at the coast, the highland region in northern Malaysia is significantly cooler.