About Malaysia

by SmarterTravel Staff
Malaysia-Sarawak Dancers (Photo: Tourism Malaysia)

With kaleidoscopic festivals, varied cultural activities, and breathtaking scenery such as towering skyscrapers, lush rainforests, and grand Buddhist temples, Malaysia is gaining popularity as a top Asian vacation destination. The country has 13 states with very diverse landscapes. Things to do in Malaysia range from sipping drinks at a tropical island resort or partying all night in hip Kuala Lumpur to exploring the oldest rainforest in the world.

Flights to Malaysia land at various airports around the country, such as Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Penang International Airport.

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