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How To Reach Malaysia
Malaysia is a South-East Asian country in the Malay Peninsula. It is a combination of nineteen states and three union territories. It’s known for its modern architecture, beautiful hiking destinations, diving options, and diverse culture. There is something for every kind of tourist in Malaysia, making it an ideal holiday destination for families and solo tourists alike. Here’s how you can plan your ideal trip and reach Malaysia.
Malaysia is best reached by air through Malaysian Airlines which is well connected to many airports in the world. It is a low-cost carrier, perfect for the budget traveler. There are three prominent airports in Malaysia. Besides the Senai International Airport and the Kota Kinabalu International Airport most flights land in Kuala Lumpur which is the country’s capital. Malaysian Airlines is expanding its network to places like Australia, Indonesia, and Singapore. The flight duration will vary depending on where you are flying from.
If you are traveling from India or any other place, there is no way to get to Malaysia by road. But there are long distance buses from Brunei, Borneo, Indonesia, and Thailand which will take you to Malaysia. If you care for picturesque road trips, you should consider a road trip to Malaysia.
If you want to take a more relaxed approach, then reaching Malaysia by boat is also an option. The Southern part of Malaysia is well connected to places like Thailand, Sumatra, and Indonesia and you can opt to take a luxury cruise from one destination to another where you can relax and enjoy your journey.
Getting Around In Malaysia
Local transport in Malaysia is not difficult. And if you want a different experience, the cycle rickshaws are always an option. They are often decorated and give the tourist a fun experience.
There are two types of taxis in Malaysia. It can be compared to premier class and economy class on a flight. All cabs follow the meter system with the exception of a few areas which go by a prepaid system.
Larger cities have a bus transport system, but it’s always better to take help from the locals as it can be difficult to understand. The Light Rail Transit System in Kuala Lumpur is the another good way to get around as it connects the main parts of the city.