By Marco Ferrarese, June 8, 2020.
Malaysia is small enough to be perfect for a short trip. From colonial cities to amazing beaches, viridian tea estates, forgotten jungles, waterfalls and luxurious gateways that cost a fraction of similar properties in Europe and the United States, Malaysia has it all. Did we mention the amazing food? If there is one country Southeast Asia that’s perfect to base yourself and take short trips, that’s MALAYSIA.
This article lists 20 great places that are ideal for a short trip in Malaysia. Whether you are an expat couple based in Kuala Lumpur or Penang, or a long-term traveler who happens to have too much time on his hands on a layover in Kuala Lumpur; we have some perfect options to fill up two to three days in Malaysia.
Where to go In Malaysia for a Short Trip?
If you are based in Malaysia, or even if you are visiting as part of a trip through Southeast Asia, there are plenty of great short trips you can do either from capital Kuala Lumpur, Penang, or even Singapore – it’s very easy to cross the Causeway and start your short trip in Malaysia in Johor Bahru.
This is a list of 20 great short trips in Malaysia as suggested by ourselves and other travel bloggers. Use this post as inspiration for your next trip to Malaysia. Before you go, you may also want to check out this guide on – How to buy a tourist SIM card in Malaysia, and our 12 suggested itineraries for visiting Malaysia in 3 days.