10 Superbly Chilly Destinations In Malaysia To Escape The Heat

Malaysia is a tropical country. Sometimes the weather gets too hot till we wish to go for a winter vacation in order to escape the tropical heat in Malaysia. Today, we’re here to suggest you some superbly cool destinations in Malaysia to help you escape from the summer heat. At the same time, you can save a lot of money from purchasing a costly flight ticket to a winter country.

1. Genting Highlands

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When it comes to the Malaysia’s summer retreat, your first thought most likely should be Genting Highland!  It is a place said to be existed in our childhood memories. Located on a cold plateau, Genting Highland attracts a lot of visitors every year with its famous theme parks and casino.

Location: Pahang, Malaysia

2. Cameron Highlands

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Known as Malaysia’s famous highland retreats, you will enjoy a great vacation in Cameron Highland Trails with a nice weather. The cool weather which ranging between the tropical rainforest climate and subtropical highland climate makes Cameron Highland become one of the most famous attractions in Malaysia.

Location: Pahang, Malaysia

3. Gunung Kinabalu

Majestically standing in Sabah, Mount Kinabalu is the tallest mountain in South East Asian region. You will absolutely amazed by the breathtaking view overlooked from the mountain top!

Location: Sabah, Malaysia

4. Kundasang

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Kundasang is the “Little New Zealand” of Sabah. It will definitely give you a fresh and relaxing environment. In addition to the cool weather, Kundasang is a place where people wish to enjoy leisure life and escape from the summer heat.

Location: Sabah, Malaysia

5. Gunung Jerai

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Formerly known as “Kedah Peak”, Gunung Jerai is situated in Kedah, Malaysia with the height of 1175 metres. Enjoy the stunning view from the peak of mountain, the scenery never ceases to amaze you!

Location: Kedah, Malaysia

6. Bukit Tinggi

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Located in a peaceful mountain area of Pahang, Bukit Tinggi is a perfect choice to enjoy a relaxing summer holiday. With the French-inspired buildings and architecture, Bukit Tinggi’s sounds just the place for an exotic vacation.  

Location: Pahang, Malaysia

7. Fraser’s Hill

Fraser Hill is also situated in Pahang. It looks like a charming little village with British-style architectural that hidden between the mountains. It features a forest walkway which allows visitors to enjoy the lush green nature in the pleasantly cool jungle.

Location: Pahang, Malaysia

8. Bukit Larut

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Bukit Larut, located 1250 meters above sea level, is the oldest hill resort in Malaysia. Situated in a quiet suburban countryside, Bukit Larut assures visitors a relaxing and peaceful natural environment with a chilly weather.  

Location: Perak, Malaysia

9. Janda Baik

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Janda Baik located in Pahang with about 45 minutes’ drive from Kuala Lumpur. With a stay either in a resort or camping in a designated place, you will return to the state of nature with the fresh cool air, green scenery and environment.

Location: Pahang, Malaysia

10. Kelabit Highlands

Located in Sarawak, Kelabit Highlands is a paradise formed by nature. It features the world’s second largest tropical rain forest and the largest natural cave. Surrounded by mountains, the air is quite fresh and cool; the peaceful environment here is perfect for people who wish to escape from the bustling city.

Location: Sarawak, Malaysia

NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know by email and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!

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