Malaysia is a fascinating and enchanting nation of different races, cultures, and religions, co-existing in harmony in a tropical paradise in the heart of Southeast Asia. Malaysia comprises two distinct land areas, West Malaysia and East Malaysia. West Malaysia is a peninsula, flanked by the South China Sea on the east and Straits of Malacca on the west, with Thailand as its northern neighbor and Singapore sitting at the south. West and East Malaysia cover a total land area of about 329,758 km2 and are separated by approximately 40 miles of sea.
East Malaysia consists of a federal territory and two large states, namely Sabah and Sarawak, which occupy the north of Borneo Island. West Malaysia consists of 11 states and 2 federal territories, all of which have their own distinctive attractions.
The country is 4 hours ahead of Mauritian Time. The climate is warm and humid throughout the year. Malaysia is a physically blessed country which does not experience drastic weather changes or natural calamities. Temperatures are around 300C during the day and 220C at night. Light, cotton, cool and casual clothing is recommended all year round.
In Malaysia, the majority of the universities and colleges are located in prime areas that are surrounded by facilities to ensure a comfortable living for students.
In all of the major cities of Malaysia, you will find the vital amenities necessary to your well-being in every corner. These encompass accommodation, public transportation, restaurants, banks, clinics, bookshops, convenience stores, cineplex, s and shopping malls, among others.
Malaysia’s malls offer a host of other activities that include dining, bowling, archery, rock climbing, movies, spa attractions, video arcades and many, many more.
With many different forms of public transportation available such as buses, trains and taxis, travelling is convenient and inexpensive. Buses are the cheapest and most common form of transportation depending on the distance and route.
The railway system in Malaysia is also very well-connected through several railway lines such as the Monorail, commuter trains and Light-Rail Transit (LRT) as well as the soon-to-be implemented Mass Rapid Transit system. Commuter trains run efficiently within the Klang Valley area and will connect you to the amenities you require in different precincts.
Fuel cost less than Rs 20 per litre, traveling around in Malaysia is very affordable. Students get the opportunity to explore the country at a very affordable budget. Traveling to neighboring countries is also affordable by coach, it cost about Rs 250 to go to Singapore from KL and about Rs 500 to go to Thailand by coach. International students enjoy traveling around to explore Malaysia.