Southeast Asia on a Shoestring - Malaysia (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Malaysia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Southeast Asia on a Shoestring guidebook.

The multicultural peninsula flaunts Malay, Chinese and Indian influences, beautiful beaches and islands. The landscapes only improve across the South China Sea in Malaysian Borneo with its rainforests that are home to orangutans, granite peaks and remote tribes.

  • explore George Town’s heritage district and graze on street food on Penang
  • maps
  • swim, lie on the beach, snorkel and eat on Pulau Perhentian
  • transport
  • hike past pitcher plants and moonscapes for sunrise atop Mt Kinabalu
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Kuala Lumpur, Peninsular Malaysia, Melaka, Cameron Highlands, Ipoh, Penang, Alor Setar, Kangar, Pulau Langkawi, Johor Bahru, Mersing, Pulau Tioman, Kuantan, Cherating, Kuala Terengganu, Kuala Besut, Pulau Perhentian, Kota Bharu, Peninsular Interior, Jerantut, Taman Negara, Malaysian Borneo – Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Mt Kinabalu & around, Kinabalu National Park, Sandakan, Sepilok, Sungai Kinabatangan, Semporna, Semporna Archipelago, Pulau Labuan, Malaysian Borneo – Sarawak, Kuching & around, Sibu, Batang Rejang, Bintulu, Niah National Park, Lambir Hills National Park, Miri, Gunung Mulu National Park, Kelabit Highlands, Understand Malaysia, Malaysia Today, History, People & Culture, Food & Drink, Environment, Survival Guide.

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