Malaysia is a tropical country blessed with 365 days of warm weather and sun shine. The states of Sabah and Sarawak in the island of Borneo are God’s gift to Malaysia. Have you ever heard of a rich but cheap holiday in 1borneo? Strange as it may sound it is possible to stay in the most happening area in Borneo and still enjoy a holiday well within your budget! Nature has gifted people of Malaysia a ready made recreational park in the form of the island states of Borneo. From tall mountains, to hiking trails, caves for exploration, waterfalls for spine shivering showers, Borneo is a haven for the adventurous and nature loving tourists. You will be surprised at the modern, comfortable hotels that have mushroomed in central locations of 1Borneo Hypermall which can give you a cheap holiday in 1borneo.
Centrally located, with great security and sanitation, not to mention ‘5 star equivalent’ bed and bath, these hotels have managed to keep costs low by cutting out on the frills but keeping up on excellent basic amenities. If your destination is Sabah, don’t hesitate to check out at the happening 1Borneo Hyper Mall in Kota Kinnabalu. You are sure to find wonderful low cost hotels with shuttle or other transport facilities to take you around the city.
For the fit and sporty, the Pinnacles in Sarawak is the ultimate experience in trekking. A trail of about 2.5km, with a gradient of 1200metres, the steep climb might leave you with little energy but the spectacular sight of hundreds of razor sharp limestone structures atop, will make the climb well worth it. If you are up to diving, then the Sipadan-Kapalai dive resort is a ‘must visit.’! The Barracuda Point which is the most popular site, lets you come in close proximity with the underwater inhabitants such as the green turtles, hammerheads, grey reef sharks and the under water coral gardens with schools of unicorn fish! If this doesn’t sound magical, nothing else will!
A holiday in Sabah Sarawak is never complete without the experience of the famous Mount Kinnabalu climb! The tallest mountain in Malaysia cited as a World Heritage Site, is a picture of majestic beauty, with the bold and young trying out their mettle at mountain climbing at the foothills. Kinnabalu national park, another world heritage site is home to some of the rarest orchid species and the most carnivorous pitcher plants!
It is the concept of an affordable lodging that really clinched the dream of a cheap holiday in Malaysia for many tourists. From world famous beaches, to tropical rain forests, to mountains, to quaint villages, aquatic thrills and spills, the country has so much to offer that no tourist would want to leave with only a quick tour of Kuala Lumpur. Another concept is the chain hotels with competitive pricing across the country that has made this exciting proposition a true living dream! Browse and book on line to get the best deals. There is no need to compromise either on basics such as bed and bath or even security and sanitation because without these, no hotel can be called ‘a value for money’ proposition.
If Sabah and Sarawak are island states lying to the southeast, then Kulim is a typical mainland Malaysian village in the northern most state of Kedah. A quick cheap holiday in kulim gives a visitor an idea of this country’s cultural and racial diversity. The Hindu temples, Churches, Buddhist temples, Mosques are a testament to the harmony with which the different races coexist. If you can locate a good hotel that gives you proximity to at least some of the ‘tourist interest’ places along with facilities such as internet connections then it is well worth exploring the region while being in touch with your loved ones. Some of the places worth visiting are the Junjung waterfalls, Sungai Sedim recreation park, Kulim Hi Tech Park, Mount Bungsu forest reserves and last but not the least the world famous tree top walk, which boasts of being the world’s last canopy walk.
Thanks to low cost air carriers, budget hotels, tourism has boomed in Malaysia making it a win win situation for both the tourist and the industry. Remember, a bit of preplanning, advance booking on line and getting the priorities right for a good yet comfortable lodging that you would be happy to recommend to your friends is the trick to enjoy an affordable, comfortable yet a cheap holiday.