Wish to explore more states in Malaysia? Go out of the capital of Kuala Lumpur and discover more of the country’s hidden charms. Here are five destinations you can travel to in Malaysia with Sri Sutra Travel.
- Cameron Highlands, Pahang
Escape the city for some fresh air and a stunning view of green hills. Cameron Highlands is the largest hill station in Malaysia famous for the tea plantation and loved for the cool climate. The place was named after explorer Sir William Cameron and developed during the British colonial period. In between soaking in the tea culture, don’t forget to make some time to pick and taste fresh strawberries.
- Miri, Sarawak
Sarawak’s second city is the gateway to the state’s best natural attractions. People usually travel to Miri as a base to get out and explore the national parks, UNESCO-listed caves and the coastline. Besides the wild nature, this city is also known as the place where oil was first discovered in Malaysia. Sitting at the top of Canada Hill is The Grand Old Lady, a replica of the first oil well.
- Sekinchan, Selangor
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and take it easy in this sleepy farming and fishing village. Located about 1.5 hours away from Kuala Lumpur, Sekinchan is the perfect destination for a day trip. Find clarity in the lush paddy field, one of the most beautiful sights and main attractions here, and make a wish on a piece of lucky red cloth at the Wishing Tree.
- Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Kota Kinabalu is a coastal capital city of Sabah surrounded by the lushest rainforests, giving you the best of two, but three worlds. It’s best known for Mount Kinabalu, the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia that stands at 4095 metres tall. Kota Kinabalu also is famous for the marine park, fresh seafood and bustling markets.
- Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
This coastal town has been a popular getaway destination for decades, especially during school breaks and public holidays. Port Dickson, or PD to locals, is located on Malaysia’s south coast, one hour away from Kuala Lumpur. The coastline is dotted with beaches, including the 18 km long beach from Tanjung Gemuk to Tanjung Tuan. If you’re seeking some privacy, some hotels also offer rooms with private pools.