The Best Outdoor Activities in Malaysia
Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.
Climb Up to Malaysia's Batu Caves
Malaysia / Batu Caves
The Batu Caves which are just north of Kuala Lumpur are reachable by the subway train.
Pangkor Island, Malaysia
Malaysia / Pulau Nipah Beach
To get here from Kuala Lumpur, you will have to buy a bus ticket to Lumut and then take a short ferry ride from there to the Island. It is just about a 2.
Explore ABC Beach on Pulau Tioman
Malaysia / ABC Beach Port
If you're traveling along the East coast of Malaysia this is a destination you don't want to miss. Pulau Tioman is an island off the coast and has several areas for travelers to stay on it.
Hike up Bukit Bendera
Malaysia / Penang Botanical Gardens
I'll start off with the disclaimer that you can reach the summit via a funicular (Malaysian railway); however, it is rather expensive and the hike offers a unique excursion through the jungle and gre.
Visit the Kek Lok Si Temple
Malaysia / Kek Lok Si Temple
Kek Lok Si is about a 3 kilometer (1.9 mi) walk from the Penang Hill Station, but I recommend calling an Uber, or renting a scooter.