Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. It is located in the Malay Peninsula and in the island of Borneo. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur. It is endowed with fantastic beaches, rainforests and great shopping centers.
Malaysia is home to four UNESCO World Heritage Sites, namely the Archaelogogical Heritage of the Lenggong Valley, Gunung Mulu National Park, Kinabalu Park, and Melaka and George Town, which are historic cities. Apart from that, Malaysia has panoramic walking and hiking trails where tourists from all over the world hike every year. Discover the best trails for trekking in Malaysia with the online travel agency Opodo.
The best walking and hiking trails
- Mount Nuang: It is located in the southern part of Malaysia. Mount Nuang is appropriate for hiking. With a high peak of 1493m, it is suitable for beginner hikers. You can continue your hike to Lovers Peak in the east, or to the Chemperoh Waterfall in the northwest. Then, you can hike farther to the west to Gunung Lentang Legong which has a high of 1370m.
- Bukit Tabur: It is located in the southern part of Malaysia. There are two spots for hiking: Bukut Tabur East and Bukut Tabur West. The trails are excellent for waking, with a high of 352m in the East; whereas the West has a high of 396m. You can get to the East trail from the Empangan Klang Gates. If you want to get to the West trail, you can also depart from Empangan Klang Gates. It is an interesting trail because the return trails are different from the departure trails. You can have a good view of the Klang River from the Bukut Tabur East.
- Gunung Tok Wan: It is located in the southern part of Malaysia, to the east of Kuala Lumpur. It is an interesting trail for walking, with a high of 675m. you can depart from Jalan Broga on B34, and pass by Bukit Broga which has a high peak of 375m.
- Mount Kinabalu: in the West Coast Division of Malaysia. The mountain is endowed with endemic plant and animal species. It is appropriate for more experienced hikers with the highest peak of 4095m. From the highest peak, you can have a good view of the panoramic landscape. The site is endowed with endemic plant and animal species.
- Mount Pulai: The path leads to the site of amazing caves in the east. The most popular caves are the Langang Cave, the Cave of the Winds, and the Clearwater Cave. To the south, you can walk up to Lang Cave and Stonehorse Cave after passing by Paku Waterfall. You can stop at Green Viper's resting place and see the sights. If you continue your hike westward, you will get to the Wildlife Observation Shelter and then to Gunung Mulu National Park.
Come to Malaysia
Malaysia has a lot to offer for hikers and tourists. It is endowed with excellent sites for sightseeing and backpacking. To go to Malaysia, book a flight and accommodation online through Opodo. Booking by phone is also possible through Opodo.