MALAYSIA > OVERVIEW
No trip to Southeast Asia is complete without visiting Malaysia. Rich in culture
and contrast, it is a land of great natural beauty and fascinating sights and
attractions. It is a pleasant and hassle free country to visit, and the people
have a natural friendliness and genuine warmth.
The country offers a huge variety of beautiful beaches, magnificent mountains,
waterfalls, primeval rain forests, mystical caves, diverse flora and fauna,
unique arts and crafts and dance, historical traditions, a vibrant nightlife
in the cities, and it is a haven for shoppers. Tourist activities include trekking,
white-water rafting, snorkeling, cave exploration, mountaineering and bird watching.
Several decades of sustained economic growth and political stability have made
it one of the wealthiest countries in the region.