Unveiling Malaysia’s Hidden Gems: Exploring the Underrated Cities (Part 1)

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During the pandemic, Malaysia witnessed economic downtime for a longer period. But, those who are wanderlusts couldn’t stop themselves from daydreaming about this Asian beauty. But, travelling with freedom was stopped by the effect of COVID-19. After that, every traveller tides over this hurdle and enjoys hassle-free travelling.

Still, if you are experiencing less-crowded places with an ark of natural wonders, visit Malaysia’s most underrated places. These destinations will give you all sorts of happiness and amazing experiences.

Ipoh, Malaysia

Malaysia is a good place for food. The most prominent place is Penang, and most visitors like to hop there. But another food city is Ipoh, which is often overlooked by gringos.Ipoh is the capital of Perak and the midpoint of Georgetown and Kuala Lumpur. So it became the most significant hopping spot for Malaysia road trips. Also, it is a hideaway from the hustle-bustle of the city to the Cameron Highlands. This district is famous for its pleasant weather and tea cultivation.

Ipoh’sIpoh’s cuisine and white coffee are famous worldwide; these are enough excuses to visit this place for once. But, this is also true that majestic limestone formations and caves are the other attractions of Ipoh. Not even that, these hills and dens house ancient temples and private artisanal bars.From this place, you can travel to Chinese temples, such as; Sam Poh Tong, Perak Tong, and Kek Lok Tong. The tangled stone carvings and a bronze effigy of Chinese divinity made of stalagmites and stalactites will amaze you. Besides this, these instances reflect the colonial culture of Ipoh.

Seremban, Negeri Sembilan

Seremban, situated in Negeri Sembilan, offers more than you think. It is one of the unmissable spots in Malaysia, but it is so unfortunate that this place is underrated in Malaysia. If you want to visit this unique place, drive towards the east. Also, a few kilometres from here can take you to the rainforests in the outskirts area.

You can stay in one of these rainforests’ most gorgeous and magnificent jungle resorts. Here, you can go for either The Shorea and The Dusun, which are the most popular among other resorts. So, you need to drive two hours from Klang Valley. Not only that, Seremban has some crowning beauties; one of them is Berembun Forest Reserves and the clear air vibes. Eventually, this place is the best for inhaling the fresh air and relaxing the mind.

Bukit Panorama, Pahang

Kuantan is one of the overlooked places in Malaysia when planning holiday gateways. But, this place is only about 3.5 hours of driving from Kuala Lumpur. This coastal town of Malaysia has many hidden gems, including Bukit Panorama.

It is challenging to wake up early on your first dawn to hike up the nearby hill. Also, it seems unappealing to those who are late risers. But what if you can witness the most breathtaking and magnificent sunrise from Bukit.

Taman Negara, Pahang

The geographical features of Malaysia are one of the best geo-picture in the world. Visitors appreciate the scenic attributes of Malaysia. Taman Negara complements the geo-nature of Malaysia. In Pahang, national parks under Taman Negara, lying all over the western and eastern sides of Malaysia, elevate the beauty of this country to another level. Some of these parks are Sarawak, Penang, and Negeri Sembilan-Johor.

This serenity-filed gateway is an escape away from the busiest scene of the city with your close ones and families. Also, you can enhance the bonding between you and others with your favourite playlist.

Here, you will witness the most engaging activities: trekking, floating on a boat, and hiking trails. Also, parks have immense freedom to explore the ins and outs of the most magical national park, i.e., Taman Negara.

Balik Pulau, Penang

Often people take names of Penang, Batu Feringghi, Georgetown, and other prominent places in Malaysia. Even crowded places are mostly visited by travellers every year. Even most visitors like to frame some instagrammable pictures in these places.

But it would help to turn from these spots and head to Balik Pulau. This place is waiting for you to discover on the western side of Georgetown. Even this island offers solitude and suburban vibes that everybody loves to feel.

You will be wondering to see the fascinating views of spectacular towns. Small villages, hiking trails, temples, and food stalls. So, these underrated places will be the best options for your next summer holiday planning.

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