A generous land of colors, cultures, landscapes and atmospheres. A nation whose name is able to evoke the magical moments of adventure lived a long time ago, in the pages of a novel that tells of pirate companies but that, even today, is capable of dreaming.
Located in the heart of Asia, Malaysia is surprising for the richness of its landscape, which for the vibrant and modern metropolis, to the beautiful sun-drenched beaches and the many beautiful islands. From the superb tropical forests to national parks, everywhere you go the legendary hospitality of this land welcomes you in a unique way.
One of the possible routes begin with the visit of the modern Asian capital of Kuala Lumpur, electrifying metropolis that is the best manifestation of a country rich in traditions but projected into the future. It continues with a visit to the Batu Caves, a few miles from the capital, where a staircase of 272 steps leads to a large system of limestone caves including the “Temple Cave”, the most important more than 100 meters high and decorated with motifs Hindu religious. Gateway to Sarawak, its elegant capital, Kuching, is a beautiful river town that is 30 km from the sea, the elegant old buildings, gardens, outdoor markets, Chinese temples, Christian churches and mosques.
Not far from Kuching Semonggok you visit the center, the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, the so-called “men of the jungle” that here, temporarily, when sick or injured, before being returned to their wild life.
Near the border with the state of Kalimantan, lies the enchanting lake Batang Ai reached in a boat: The tour begins with a journey by dugout canoe to get to the ‘Longhouse’ typical houses of the Iban tribe, one of the most indigenous peoples kind and hospitable, where attend rituals in memory of their warrior tradition.
Sabah is a big state mountainous, covered by lush, tropical forests, delineated by a long coastline with white sandy beaches and some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world. It is called “the land below the wind” since it is located below the typhoon belt. The first visit is up to the capital Kota Kinabalu, excellent starting point for excursions to the islands including the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, a natural setting of exciting beauty lies in an area of over 4900 hectares, of which the sea constitutes two third parties. Not least of Mount Kinabalu National Park, a UNESCO heritage site since 2000. Along the mountain ridge east of Mount Kinabalu, also known by the name of Mesilau area, along a path through the typical vegetation of the low-montane tropical forests, it is rises to an altitude of about 2000 meters.
After a stop at Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, where the Park Rangers feed the monkeys proboscis giving visitors the opportunity to closely observe this species endemic to Borneo Sepilok Orang Utan we reach the Sanctuary, Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre.
Last stop on this incredible journey is Malacca, full of temples, markets and mosques, whose historic center has preserved its old buildings, which were allowed to receive in 2008 a historical recognition by UNESCO.