Malaysia Backpacking

Malaysia Backpacking – The best sights when backpacking Malaysia.





Malaysia is a great country for backpackers. To visit Malaysia you need a passport valid for 6 months. Visitors from most countries are granted visa-free entry. June-July are the best months for backpacking in Malaysia since these are the driest months. During rainy season which is typically from March-April and November-December Malaysia becomes more quiet. As most counties in Southeast Asia you can travel on a $25 budget. If you are on a tight budget you can also travel for much less.

Below you will find the best sights for backpacking Malaysia.

1. Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Visit the spectacular tea plantations on Cameron Highlands, Malaysia. Walk among the tea plants, enjoy the view and learn the process of tea making. The tea plantations are located in the Cameron Highlands about 200 km from Kuala Lumpur.

 

Malaysia Backpacking
Photo by: @ivancsatari_

 

Photo by: @rus.alab
Photo by: @rus.alab

 

2.  Batu Caves, Malaysia

The Batu Caves is located just 15 km outside the center of Kuala Lumpur. The statue of Murugan standing at 42,7 m is right at the entrance. This is the tallest statue of Murugan in the world at the price of 24 million rupees.

Maylaysia Backpacking
Photo by: @flavialoretano

 

Hang out with the wild monkeys on the way up to the caves. Malaysia Backpacker tip: The monkeys love to steal sunglasses.

Malaysia Backpacking
Photo by: @marinavazf

 

Explore the three “main caves” at the Batu Caves, and a few smaller ones.

Malaysia Backpacking
Photo by: @traveladdict_drjonnybravo

 



3. Petronas Towers – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Watch the Petronas Towers by night. Get your squad together and get a group photo as a real Kuala Lumpur backpacker. 

Photo by: @natalie__kar
Photo by: @natalie__kar

 

Malaysia Backpacking 4. Langkawi Island, Malaysia

Sunset on Langkawi Island Jump on the beach and face the golden sunset of Langkawi.

 

Photo by: @frenchexplorer
Photo by: @frenchexplorer



5. Pulau, Langawi

This photo was taken on a lonely beach of pulau langkawi, Malaysia early in the morning morning. It was perfectly calm and quiet and we where the only ones around.

Photo by: @nanni_be
Photo by: @nanni_be

 

Malaysia Backpacking 6. Borneo – Sepilok, Malaysia

“Volunteering with orangutans at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre”

Photo by: @huntaramsay
Photo by: @huntaramsay

These are the most popular destinations for Malaysia backpacking. Did we miss something out? Send us a photo and description on our Facebook page  .

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