We have shortlisted some of the best spots to visit in Malaysia with your family and friends for an awesome year end getaway. Prepare to be thrilled and have the best experience of road tripping around Malaysia.
1. Janda Baik, Pahang
Janda Baik is the place to be if you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. It has an abundance of nature retreats and is known for its cool weather and relaxing vibes. Janda Baik offers plenty of chalets and homestays, perfect for a nature getaway. Don't forget to savour the delicious food you can from its surrounding eateries too!
2. Taman Negara, Pahang
Taman Negara is a 130-million-year-old virgin rainforest and is also one of Malaysia's ecotourism gems. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore Taman Negara more during your year-end holiday! Experience walking on the world's longest canopy walk, visit the Orang Asli settlement and hike up Teresek Hill. You can also discover nocturnal creatures with the Jungle Night Walk.
3. Sekinchan, Selangor
If you are planning a trip to Sekinchan you are guaranteed a laid-back holiday. Although Sekinchan is a small town located in Sabak Bernam, Selangor, it is the perfect stop for Instagrammers who love travelling off the beaten path. Charge up your cameras as you can take shots at the famous paddy fields, antique bus cafe and sky mirror!
4. Cameron Highlands, Pahang
Quarantine has made many of us prisoners in our own homes. If that’s you, a year-end holiday in Cameron Highlands is what you need. Enjoy the country's famous highland retreats and take in the cool temperature, it would make you put on a comfortable sweater to stay warm. Don’t forget to admire the rolling valley and tea plantation and sip on a cup of Earl Grey tea!
5. Batu Ferringhi, Penang
Penangites take pride in their state’s status as the street food capital of Malaysia. Be prepared to unbutton that belt after feasting through Penang's delicious hawker foods. With your tummy full, take a breather and relax by the scenic beach of Batu Ferringhi. You can appreciate the little things in life such as burying your feet in the sand and hearing the sound of lapping waves.
That’s all the best places we have to recommend for now. We hope this list helps and you will get to pick the perfect destination to spend your year-end vacation. We’d love to hear your favourite holiday experiences! Have a fantastic holiday!