Boasting verdant river valleys, pristine whitesand beaches and thick tropical rainforests, Malaysia boasts a plethora of incredible landscapes to explore. Heading out on a nature discovery adventure is a great way to get out and experience the country’s incredible wilderness.
Best time to visit:
February to March
What’s the weather like?
During the dry season, average daily temperatures in Malaysia sit around 27 ºC. Rain falls the least in the dry season, but is not uncommon
How to get there:
Most trips to Malaysia begin with a flight into Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) in East Malaysia or Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) in West Malaysia. Most guides will opt to meet you here and provide transport to the start of the trip
Sprawling over 330,803 square kilometers (127,724 square miles), Malaysia is home to all kinds of incredible landscapes and places to explore. Composed of a western peninsula on Asia and northern portion of Borneo, the country is one of the most biodiverse in the world. This makes it a great spot for all kinds of wildlife watching adventures. The country’s western peninsula is home to all sorts of incredible animals and numerous places offer safari-style game drives to see everything from Asian elephants to rhinos and orangutans. Heading on river cruises on the island of Borneo are another popular way to see the immense biodiversity of the country’s tropical rainforests. East Malaysia is also home to a hollowed out karst landscape boasting many incredible caves to explore. The Mulu Caves, which are the largest in the world, are particularly popular destinations for explorers of every kind
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