Malaysia Genting Highlands, Langkawi, Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre & Mount Kinabalu- Cover

GENTING HIGHLANDS

Genting HighlandsGenting Highlands is an integrated resort development comprising hotels, casinos and a theme park in Pahang. The highland is at an average elevation of 1,740 metres (5,710 ft) within the Titiwangsa Mountains on the border between the states of Pahang and Selangor of Malaysia. From the top of the highland, there is a gorgeous view of the valley in which Kuala Lumpur is situated and it is accessible by car from KL in one hour, or also accessible by a cable car called Genting Skyway however many tourist prefer to take cable car ride than using car because of the Amazing view underneath the Genting Cablecar. The cost of accommodation at here are so affordable. The highlands is very popular with people who want to escape from the hot weather in KL. Genting Highland also host several award cereminies, relatity shows, competition and concerts. Genting Highlands has a cooling climate between 20°C to 26°C during the day and 15°C to 20°C during the night. Today, Genting Highlands has became as one of the most popular and notable tourist destinations in Malaysia, attracting visitors from all over the world and the Entire resort is also called as the 'City of Entertainment' where It remains still the only legal gambling den in Malaysia. We can see many local and international tourists flooding to this spot and considered as one of the top tourist spots in Malaysia.

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LANGKAWI

LangkawiLangkawi- The Jewel of Kedah is an archipelago of 104 islands in the Andaman Sea. Langkawi Island has got a World Geopark status by UNESCO where Dayang Bunting Marble Geoforest park (Island of the Pregnant Maiden Lake), Kilim Karst Geoforest Park and Machincang Cambrian Geoforest Park are three main conservation area of Langkawi Geopark. (Note: The Global Geoparks Network (GGN) is a UNESCO assisted network established in 1998. Managed under the body’s Ecological and Earth Sciences Division, the GGN seeks the promotion and conservation of the planet’s geological heritage, as well as encourages the sustainable research and development by the concerned communities). The islands are a part of the state of Kedah, which is next to the Thai border. All tourists to Langakawi loves to take the Langkawi Cable Car ride as it offers feast to the eyes of tourists with its beautiful scenic view over the island. It's Langkawi Sky Bridge now which is a 125 metre-long curved pedestrian bridge that offers an exhilarating view of the verdant Telaja Tujuh waterfalls, Gunung Mat Cincang, and several small island surrounding Langkawi. Kilim Karst Geoforest Park is another place in Lagkawi where many tourist love to spend their time amoung the willdlife resources, mangrove forest, caves, beaches and limestone formation which is perfect eco-tourist spot in Langkawi. Langkawi is also famous for its pretty beaches which provide priceless relaxation to the visitors. Here are some beaches you should try to visit if you are about to visit Langkawi, Tanjung Rhu, Pantai Cenang & Tengah Beach. Langkawi also has other such places for tourist like Langkawi Wildlife Park & Bird Paradise, Underwater World Langkawi, Art in Paradise Langkawi, Pulau Payar Marine Park, Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls and Lagenda Langkawi Dalam Taman. Langkawi also offers excellent seafoods especially Hole In The Wall, a floating restaurant and fish farm inside Kilim Karst Geoforest Park, they offer a wide range of seafood, lobsters, crabs, squid, etc., Even it Langkawi has a place for shoppers like Jetty PointThe, Langkawi Parade(Teow Soon Huat), Cenang Mall, Langkawi Fair (Billion Duty Free) are some of the places for the shoppies. The island of Langkawi can be reached by sea and air. The Langkawi International Airport is one of 7 international airports in Malaysia and connects the island to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Penang and also Subang. Langkawi is another place in Malaysia that is being loved by many tourists to visit here.

 

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SEPILOK ORANG UTAN REHABILITATION CENTRE

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation CentreSepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre is one of the top tourist spot in the state of Sabah, East Malaysia. The Orang Utan sanctuary is located within the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, much of which is virgin rainforest. This was opened in the year of 1964 as the first official orangutan rehabilitation project to rescue the orphaned baby orangutans from illegal hunting, plantation, keeping it as pet and logging sites. Today there are about 70 to 80 orangutans are living here freely in this reserve. The orphaned orangutans are trained to survive again in the wild and are released as soon as they get ready. This Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre attracts tourists and researches alike, giving them the opportunity to watch the orang utan up close in their natural habitat, tourist also do get a chance to watch the feeding show of Orang Utan. Tourist visiting the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre will also get chance to visit it neighbouring Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) which is the non-profit organisation in Sabah located very close to the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre which was started in 2008 as a wildlife conservation and research centre for improving animal welfare and rehabilitation of the Malayan sun bear (Helarctos malayanus). The BSBCC aims to be a strong base to educate the public about the pledge of the sun bears, to raise conservation awareness about this species, and to conduct more research on this species. Tourist can watch the bears from any one of the two observation platform however, it is not bigger than the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre also the entry fee is also cheaper. Both the BSBCC and Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre shares veterinary facilities, personnel, parking, access roads and ticket gates together. So, if the tourist schedule their visit to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre they also get chance to meet the Bornean Sun bear too!

 

MOUNT KINABALU

Mount KinabaluIt is considered as most famous mountain in Malaysia which is located on the Island of Borneo, the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah, local Malay name of this mountain in Gunung Kinabalu. The Mount Kinabalu is considered as one of the UNESCO's World Heritage site in Malaysia where the height of this gigantic mountain in Borneo is about 4095.3 meters above the sea level. This mountain was ranked 20th place in the list of world's most prominent mountains. The Mt. Kinabalu is best known for mountain climbing where it give climbing opportunity for both the skilled and unskilled climbers, however you have to obserb the safety precaution and instruction of your tour guide in order to avoid any kind of accidents. The park itself is a beautiful spot, and many visitors come just to escape the heat and humidity of the coast. There are several fine walking trails in the rainforest at the base of the mountain, the climate is agreeably cool and the accommodation both inside & outside the park is good. The mountain has a excellent flora & fauna resources, where tourist can enjoy seeing the beautiful plants, animals and different kinds of insects, it is highly recommended to hire the guide for the safety of the tourist also he is there to provide you more interesting facts about this jungle. Many tourist opt for an overnight stay by near the mountain, generally many tourist prefer to stay in Kota Kinabalu as it offers various & good mode of transportation and accommodation facilities. Today we can see as numerous people visiting this spot to enjoy their trip!

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