Experience first-time visitors to Malaysia
Here is some basic information necessary for first excursions to Malaysia.
Guests can go to Malaysia at all times of the year. As a tropical country, Malaysia has a warm and sunny climate all year round, suitable for beach trips and island eco-tourism.
Besides, winter is the time when many people choose to Malaysia because of price cuts last year, the Christmas of many fashion houses. However, this is also the rainy season and there are so many fires smog from Indonesia spread so tourists need attention.
Moving to Malaysia
The airline opened a lot of routes to Malaysia with bayhang day trips. Most tourists choose Vietnam Airlines or Air Asia ... If you go budget airlines, travelers will stop at the airport 2 Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur airport also 1 for the national airline.
You'll lose more than 3 hours to fly from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur and more than 1 hour if departure in HCMC. Roundtrip fares to approximately 5-6 million.
Pedestrian Street for visitors near the central market of more than 100 years old in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Minh Duc
If arriving in Malaysia for the first time and go self-sufficient, you can save money by choosing the dorm rooms cost RM 30-55 large and small depending on the city. Single rooms cost about RM 75 and RM 100 double rooms in the midsize hotel.
If in Kuala Lumpur, you can choose accommodation near Petaling (Chinatown) for convenient sightseeing spots around.
Bus and train are two main modes of transportation in Malaysia. In the capital Kuala Lumpur for about 5-11 RM for a train journey. Taxis in Malaysia are not in km should go bargain before boarding and you should know exactly where to avoid walking around.
The cost of eating in Malaysia is not too expensive, ranging from 4 to 11 RM for street food. In a medium-sized restaurant, the price is about 7-20 RM. The famous dish you should not ignore when coming here was Bak Kut The ribs soup, Chee Cheong Fun, noodles Char, Nasi Lemak, Sate, roti canai, Teh Tarik ...
Key activities for guests
Travelers should experience diving in Perhentian Island, conquer Kinibalu - Malaysia's highest mountain, discover the unique culture of Sarawak islands, admire the natural world, water rafting or learn about the colonial history Malaysia's heritage through the UNESCO.
Central Square Melaka focused many visitors. This is a city with many works marked a profound colonial Malaysia. Photo: Minh Duc
The tourist attractions in Malaysia stretches across the country, most notably in Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Penang in the north, the city Kota Bahru, Pulau Langkawi, city Johoh. If conditions permit, you can visit the two states of Sabah and Sarawak side of the island of Borneo.
Try to bargain for the sale of stores in Malaysia usually pretty high price for tourists.
If arriving in Malaysia for the first time, you should pay attention to dress. With the country's population is Muslim majority, you should choose clothes neat, discreet when visiting the mosque or community-Muslims.
Do not buy alcoholic beverages in Malaysia because their price is higher than many other countries.
Malaysia uses the left lane, so if you want to drive, please familiarize yourself with how to go back before.
Located in +8 time zone, the activities in Vietnam Malaysia 1 hour faster. Malay people also have the habit of sleeping late, so you do not worry about lack of entertainment venues in the evening.
Exchange rate: 1 Ringgit Malaysia (RM) by 5,000 contracts.