Friday, 7 October, 2022

It’s time to discover Malaysia, truly Asia

Situated in the centre of the Asia Pacific region, Malaysia enjoys a strategic location and a year-round tropical climate. With 13 states, three Federal Territories and a population that currently stands at more than 30 million, Malaysia is well known for its cultural diversity – Malay, Chinese and Indian – and the unique ethnic communities of Sabah and Sarawak.

From pristine beaches and breathtaking islands to a rich tapestry of cultures and well-preserved heritage treasures, Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur, is a bustling metropolis with unique landmarks of KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers (the tallest twin towers in the world). Not only KL Forest Eco Park - the natural rainforest, can be found at the heart of Kuala Lumpur, but the administrative capital of Putrajaya also boasts impressive architecture and bridges.

Malaysia’s other destinations such as Melaka, Penang, Langkawi, Sabah and Sarawak, each have their own charms. The historic cities of Melaka and Georgetown are generously endowed with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, not to mention Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site of Kinabalu Park as well as Gunung Mulu National Park.

Uncover your new pursuits at Langkawi - Southeast Asia’s first UNESCO Global Geopark, the tropical island paradise with incredible landscapes. At Kuching, tuck into its foods to experience and understand what makes Kuching a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.

Malaysia’s stunning islands and beaches provide the ideal sun, sea and sand getaways. Some of these islands, particularly along the coasts of Terengganu and Sabah, are world-class dive sites with amazing underwater landscapes. The Sipadan island is well known as one of the world’s top diving destinations.

Malaysia's latest attractions include the newly-opened Genting SkyWorld, an outdoor theme park in the highlands, and the magnificent Merdeka 118 Tower in Kuala Lumpur, currently standing as the world’s second-tallest building.

As Malaysia has officially reopened its borders starting 1 April 2022, fully-vaccinated inbound travellers can enjoy quarantine-free travel to Malaysia and no longer need to undergo pre-departure and on-arrival COVID-19 tests, including children aged 17 and below. Travel insurance is also not a prerequisite for foreigners entering the country.

For more information, visit or Tourism Malaysia’s social media accounts on Facebook,   Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok.