The major places of tourist interest in Malaysia are:
Cameroon Highlands: One of Malaysia's most extensive hill stations, the Cameroon Islands is the highest point in Malaysia. Tea plantations along the rolling green hills, and a network of jungle trails are the major highlights of this hill station. The Highlands provide a panoramic view of the three rose estates in Malaysia: Robinson Rose Garden, Rose Centre and Rose Valley. One very interesting thing to see in the hill station is the Butterfly Garden which displays many butterfly and insect species.
Kinabalu National Park: Home to the one of the biggest tourist attraction - Mount Kinabalu, Kinabalu National Park is one of the most stunning places in Malaysia. One can witness a diverse array of flora and fauna in the park. The major attraction of the place is Mount Kinabalu, the tallest mountain in South East Asia. The indigenous people believe that the mountain is sacred and spirits of their ancestors inhabit the top of the mountain.
Penang: Located off the northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Penang is an island known for its pristine, clear beaches that include Pantai Kerachut, Muka Head, and Teluk Kampi. The rich multi-cultural history of the island draws the interest of many a travellers who come exploring the country's cultural roots. Toy Museum, Penang Durian Farm, Penang Bird Park, War Museum, and the Snake Temple are some of the other major tourist attractions in Penang. The Penang Floral Festival held at the Penang Botanic Gardens every year makes for a beautiful sight and draws a number of tourists.
The island is also well known for being the "food paradise" of Malaysia.
Redang: Lying off the coast of Terengganu state in Malaysia, Redang is a popular island destination for scuba divers. The major highlights of the place are the white sandy beaches, clear waters, and a number of reefs. Snorkeling is another major activity after scuba diving that the tourists engross themselves in.
Tioman: One of the most beautiful islands in the world, Tioman is situated off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia. The island is home to a number of monitor lizards and domestic cats. The jungle treks are organised very often and are a great adventure. The beaches along the island provide myriad recreational opportunities including scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing.
Perhentian Islands: Located off the coast of northeastern Malaysia, the Perhentian Islands are a group of beautiful, coral-fringed islands. Home to coral and fish, the Pernentians also comprise sea turtles and species of shark. The islands provide some great opportunities for diving and excellent snorkeling. The peninsular western coast of Malaysia has one of the best collections of delicious cuisines in the world.Malaysiais indeed one of the most beautiful holiday destinations leaving the tourist enchanted.