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5 Cheap Domestic Travel Plans For When Things Get Better In Malaysia

The COVID-19 vaccination plan has been rolled out and Malaysians will soon get their doses. We are all excited to get back to normal and enjoy the simple pleasures of life like travelling, shopping, and eating out without fearing for our lives. While it may take some time for international borders to open for travelling, Malaysians can certainly think of domestic travel plans in the near future. 

What’s more, with all the states in Malaysia brimming with wonderful locations and activities, it is not very difficult to start comping up with your travel plans when things get better in Malaysia. 

Whether it’s budget travel or a luxury vacation, outing with friends or a family gathering, hill towns, or beach destinations, Malaysia has something to offer to everyone. Let’s check out some of the places that might excite you to start planning your travels. 

Domestic travel plans to Penang 

Penang is well known for its cheap and delicious food, happening beaches, natural wonders, and friendly people. Visiting Penang Island is best done in 5 days where you can spend enough time trying the local delicacies such as nasi kandar, teo chew cendol, and char kuey teow

Some of the attractions in Penang are: 

  • Penang Hill 
  • Clan Jetties in Georgetown
  • Penang Butterfly Farm 
  • Heritage Lane in Georgetown
  • Fort Cornwallis
  • Batu Ferringhi 
  • Kek Lok Si Temple
  • Penang National Park 

Domestic travel plan to Malacca

Malacca is almost like Penang. Happening, yet full of heritage vibes with delicious delicacies. From Kota A’ Famosa to Pantai Klebang, Malacca will keep you busy for a good 3 days. Having a cold drink by Malacca River after walking through Jonker Street is an unbeatable experience. 

Some of the attractions in Malacca are: 

  • Taming Sari Revolving Tower 
  • Stadthuys
  • Jonker Walk Night Market
  • St. Paul’s Church 
  • Malacca River 
  • Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum 
  • A Famosa Fort 
  • Cheng Hoon Teng Temple

Domestic travel plans to Langkawi 

Langkawi is a perfect choice for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Life somehow slows down on the island giving you the perfect chance to relax and recharge. However, there is absolutely no shortage of entertainment and exciting activities wherever you go. From cycling across the island to laying down by the beach while the sun sets, you can do them all! 

Some of the attractions in Langkawi are: 

  • Langkawi Skybridge Cable Car
  • Pantai Cenang
  • Tanjung Rhu Beach
  • Seven Wells Waterfall
  • Temurun Waterfall
  • Oriental Village
  • Laman Padi Langkawi
  • Pulau Payar

Domestic travel plan to Perak 

If you are planning for a road trip from KL to Penang, Perak would be a great detour. Underrated as a travel destination yet brimming with delicious food, history, and attractions that can keep you occupied for a full week! Ipoh city will give you the right amount of relaxation and adventure and there are many other nature-related attractions across the state as well. 

Some of the attractions in Perak are: 

  • Pangkor Island
  • Kellie’s Castle
  • Lost World Of Tambun Theme Park
  • Gua Tempurung
  • Taiping Lake Gardens
  • Gopeng White Water Rafting
  • Royal Belum State Park 
  • Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve

Domestic travel plans to Sabah

Sabah is a beautiful world of its own. The moment you set your foot in Kota Kinabalu you will be embraced by the warmth of the food and the people. A short drive away from the city will lead you to unadulterated nature and joy. Sabah is a hotspot for divers since its waters are among the best in the world for diving. Even if you are not a diving enthusiast, you will find Sabah mesmerising. 

Some of the attractions in Sabah are: 

  • Pulau Sapi, Kota Kinabalu
  • Gunung Kinabalu 
  • Mataking Beach, Kota Kinabalu 
  • Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Kota Kinabalu 
  • Bohey Dulang Beach
  • Poring Hot Springs
  • Kundasang
  • Gaya Street Sunday Market 
  • Mabul Island 

Start making your travel plans right away

We know that it might take some time for things to return to normal, but half the fun lies in making plans! So, start now and have fun with your Malaysia domestic travel plans for 2021!