offer airport pick ups and drop offs, limousine service,
city tours, cars, mpvs and vans for self drive, inter city
transfers including Singapore. The services are available at all
major cities in Malaysia. We can also arrange foreign speaking
translator cum guide if necessary.
doubts Pulau Redang or Redang Islands is the most popular island
destination in Peninsular Malaysia and Sipadan Island is the haven for
divers. Malaysia is blessed with many beautiful islands with a fantastic
underwater population of corals. To name a few - Pulau Perhentian, Lang
Tengah, Tioman, Tenggol, Pulau Besar, Pulau Rawa in West Malaysia and
Tuanku Abdul Rahman Park, Lankayan Island, Layang Layang Islands in East
Our website feature all the major islands destinations in Malaysia and offer packages for diving
and leisure packages wherever applicable.
is a country in South-East Asia, located partly on a peninsula of the
Asian mainland and partly on the northern third of the island of Borneo.
West (peninsular) Malaysia shares a border with Thailand, is connected
by a causeway and a bridge (the 'second link') to the island state of
Singapore, and has coastlines on the South China Sea and the Straits of
Malacca. East Malaysia (Borneo) shares borders with Brunei and
Peninsular Malaysia (Malay: Semenanjung
Malaysia) occupies most of the Malayan Peninsula between Thailand
and Singapore, and is also known as West Malaysia (Malaysia
Barat) or the slightly archaic Malaya (Tanah Melayu).
It is home to the bulk of Malaysia's population, its capital and largest
city Kuala Lumpur, and is generally more economically developed.
- West Coast - the more developed side of Peninsular
Malaysia, with the states of Kedah, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Penang,
Perak, Perlis and Selangor, and Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur
and the new administrative centre of Putrajaya, all located within
- East Coast - more traditional and Muslim, the islands here
are glittering tropical jewels. Made up of the states of Kelantan,
Pahang and Terengganu.
- South - comprising just one state, Johor, two coastlines,
and endless palm plantations.
Some 800 kilometres to the east is East Malaysia (Malaysia
Timur), which occupies the northern third of the island of Borneo,
shared with Indonesia and tiny Brunei. Covered in impenetrable jungle
where headhunters roam (on GSM networks if nothing else), East Malaysia
is rich in natural resources but very much Malaysia's hinterland for
industry and tourism.
- Sabah - superb scuba diving in Sipadan and the mighty Mount
- Sarawak - jungles, national parks, the spectacular Mulu Caves and traditional longhouses
- Kuala Lumpur - the capital
- Malacca - the historical city of Malaysia
- George Town - the cultural and cuisine capital of Penang
- Ipoh - famous for its Chinese food, tin mines and limestone
mountains and caves, it is the state capital of Perak
- Johor Bahru - gateway to Singapore and state capital of Johor
- Kota Kinabalu - the largest city in East Malaysia and capital of
- Kuching - the capital of Sarawak state, Kuching is Malay for 'cat'
- Putrajaya - the federal government administrative centre (Malay:
pusat pentadbiran kerajaan persekutuan) of Malaysia, known for
its lavish buildings, bridges and man-made lakes
The climate in Malaysia is tropical. The
north-east monsoon (October to February) deluges Borneo and the east
coast in rain and often causes flooding, while the west coast
(particularly Langkawi and Penang) escape unscathed. The milder
south-west monsoon (April to October) reverses the pattern. The southern
parts of peninsular Malaysia, including perennially soggy Kuala Lumpur,
are exposed to both but even during the rainy season, the showers tend
to be intense but brief.
Most Western nationalities can enter Malaysia without
a visa, and are normally issued 30, 60, or 90 day entry permit stamps.
Some nationalities that are not eligible to enter without a visa can get
a tourist visa on arrival; other nationalities must apply for a visa in
advance. Most notably, holders of Israeli or Serbia-Montenegro passports
are not allowed to visit Malaysia without separate, prior
approval from the Home Ministry .
Malaysia is crisscrossed by a web of affordable
flights with advertised "promotional" prices starting at RM9 for flights
booked well in advance. Flying is the only practical option for
traveling between peninsular Malaysia and Borneo, as well as reaching
some of the more remote outposts of Borneo. Fly Asian Xpress (FAX}formerly
MAS Rural Air Service, operates turboprop services in Sarawak and Sabah.