Things to Do in Malaysia 2021


malaysia frag kuala lumpur temple


Traveling around is one of the most underrated things to do in Malaysia. From the dense jungle full of healthy wildlife to beautiful cities with delicious food, surrounded by turquoise blue beaches, Malaysia has a ton to offer.

Get ready with your Cameras to capture the moment as you may witness breath-taking views, wonderful places, people, and culture. Here are some of the best things to do when visiting Malaysia in 2021.


man in mount kinabalu mountain

One of the best things to do in Malaysia 2021 is hiking the mountains. The tallest mountain in Malaysia is Mount Kinabalu, it’s located in the Ranau district West Coast Division of Sabah, Malaysia.

The mountain and its surroundings are among the most important biological sites in the world, with between 5,000 and 6,000 species of plants, 326 species of birds, and more than 100 mammalian species identified.

Among this rich collection of wildlife are famous species such as the gigantic Rafflesia plants and orangutans. Mount Kinabalu has been accorded UNESCO World Heritage status. 

It’s the popular hiking trek as you make your way through the dense jungle to reach the summit. 


coral reef and coral fishes

One of the most visited spots to enjoy the underwater beauty of Malaysia is the Perhentian Islands.

Perhentian Islands are islands in Besut District, Terengganu, Malaysia. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar and Perhentian Kecil.

People here generally speak Kelantanese Malay, however, English is widely spoken. Perhentian Islands are popular with snorkelers and divers because of their reefs and crystalline waters full of a wide variety of turtles, corals, reef fish, and many other colorful living organisms.

City Tour

kuala lumpur at night

If you spend at least a few days and nights in Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur, don’t miss visiting 1,500 feet tall Petronas Towers.

Kuala Lumpur is the largest city in Malaysia, covering an area of 243 km. You can also visit and see the Sri Mahamariamman Temple, explore the Batu Caves, and see the amazing butterfly garden. You can also try to explore the nightlife inside the city of Kuala Lumpur. You can check out these famous rooftop bars.

Food Trip

malaysian food

Other things to do in Malaysia 2021 is to visit some restaurants and try their delicious food.  There’s a lot of Malaysian dishes to choose from at a reasonable price and plentiful. Some are meat-based and there are vegetarian versions of all of them.

Some of the vegetarian versions are more delicious and healthier than their meat counterparts. If you have not been to Malaysia before and you’re planning for a visit, the food will keep you coming back.

Wildlife Spotting

elephant in the jungle

Malaysia has a rich diversity of wildlife. Animals like Malaysian tigers, Orangutans, Sumatran Rhinos, and Monitor Lizards, are all indigenous to the country.

Malaysia’s national parks and wildlife reserves are the best places to go to see wildlife, including Taman Negara and Bako National Park.

Relax at the Beach

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Relax and chill at the stunning tropical islands complete with coral and white sands to the long, languorous beaches of the mainland – as well as incredible locations in Malaysian Borneo, this Southeast Asian country sure packs a punch when it comes to the confluence of sand and sea.

Posted from thousands of different magazines, websites, and articles, Pulau Langkawi is a great retreat on an archipelago of more than 100 islands made up of white sandy beaches and endless sunshine.

Pantai Cenang is the most popular beach area, especially for its strip of restaurants, bars, and shops.

Whitewater Rafting

whitewater rafting

Malaysia is also known for its challenging whitewater rafting conditions. You can find all grades of rafting on the rivers here, Kuala Kubu Bharu River, Kampar River, and Ulu Slim River are two popular options.

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