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MALAYSIA DESTINATION GUIDE

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Colonial Singapore and Malaysia

Explore the colonial heritage of Singapore and Malaysia and discover the diverse culture of the region.

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Visiting

  1. Malaysia

    Georgetown Ipoh Kuala Lumpur Malacca City Tanah Rata

  2. Singapore

    Singapore

"There is so much to explore in Malaysia, and I'll take you from sharing lunch with a local family in a Kampung Cantik village, to enjoying tea and scones in the emerald valleys of the Cameron Highlands."

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Malaysia at a glance
From pulsing cities to pristine beaches, from the mystical Batu Caves to the emerald valleys of Cameron Highlands, and from powdery beaches to rainforest-clad mountains teeming with wildlife, Malaysia is bound to inspire. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and discover one of the most diverse countries in Southeast Asia.
Currency
Malaysian ringgit
Winter avg temp
25°C
Summer avg temp
31°C
Time Zone
GMT+8
Capital City
Kuala Lumpur
Language
Malay
Good morning
Selamat Pagi
Good evening
Selamat petang

What to pack for Malaysia

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Adaptor plug

In Malaysia the standard voltage is 240 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard frequency is 50 Hz.

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Comfortable shoes

From climbing Malacca Hill and hiking through forested mountains, to walking the cobbled streets of George Town, you’ll need a reliable pair of walking shoes.

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Light modest clothing

Malaysia is hot and humid for most of the year and you’ll need light and loose clothing. It’s also a highly religious country and it’s best to dress modestly with shoulders and thighs covered.

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Sunscreen and repellent

Protect yourself from the natural elements of Malaysia with at least SPF 30 sunscreen and a strong DEET insect repellent.

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Umbrella

A small travel umbrella will come in handy in Malaysia, from shielding you from the monsoon rains to blocking out the blazing sunshine.