Malaysia is a diverse country with enough to offer visitors, regardless of their budget or preferred mode of entertainment. Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital, is a cosmopolitan city with fantastic shopping and gorgeous architecture both the ultramodern Petronas Towers and a variety of colonial palaces and structures can be found within blocks of each other.
There's lots to do only a short drive from the city, from islands, mountains, and world-record-breaking caves to countless temples and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Borneo's fauna-rich jungle.
Malaysia is also a famous snorkeling and scuba diving destination, with spectacular coral reefs and soft sandy beaches that consistently rank among the best in the world.
See our list of top tourist sites in Malaysia for more ideas on how to spend your time.