Malaysia lies in the East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak,
on the island of Borneo.
Both states have large hinterlands of
rainforests, long roads and rivers, immense old caves and tropical
islands and atolls waiting to be discovered.
The variety of flora and fauna and marine life is incredible
diverse. The world's largest primate: the orang-utan and largest
flower: the Rafflesia are to be found in these areas.
mountainous terrain to discover unique varieties of insect
gobbling pitcher plants, wild orchids and ferns, the world has yet
There are plenty of natural attractions to satisfy the most
discerning eco-tourists and adventure seekers. Mountaineers will
thrill to the challenges to Mount Kinabalu in Sabah.
head for the great Niah Caves, sections of which are still being
documented, are pioneering a piece of history in the making as the
secrets of the caves unfold.
The marine parks in the two states are virtually unspoilt havens
for those who want a colorful variety of marine flora and fauna
and clear waters to dive in.
All this accompanied by good diving
facilities and international class accommodation. Waterways and
rivers ensure white-water enthusiasts will get their thrills.
Those who enjoy boating cruises will enjoy exploring the banks of
rivers to view their share of wetlands wild life.
But besides actives connected with eco-tourism, visitors seeking a
simple holiday can enjoy colorful sights of native culture and
handicrafts and experience a taste of the unique rain forest way
of life staying in the precincts of parks or longhouses.
The way of life in Sarawak longhouse, the sights, sounds and
experience of longhouse living deep in the jungle interior is an
experience that is uniquely Malaysian.