10 Best Places to Visit in Malaysia in February in 2024!

Tourist Places to Visit in Malaysia in February

Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves, Sunway Lagoon, Dataran Merdeka, Taman Negara, Kek Lok Si TempleAquaria KLCC and more

If you’re looking for the best places to visit in Malaysia in February, then you will be delighted to know that the list is exhaustive and will make you feel spoiled for choice. To start with, there are several iconic attractions which you can visit in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur itself. You must visit the iconic Petronas Twin Tower, the most famous landmark in the country along with other places of attraction such as the historical landmark, Dataran Merdeka, Aquaria KLCC, the world’s largest aquarium, Perdana Botanical Gardens, Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and others.

Malaysia in February also has attractions in other parts of the country. You must visit the famous Batu Caves and have fun at the theme park Sunway Lagoon in Selangor. Apart from this, you must visit the rainforest in Taman Negara, Pahang and Kek Lok Si Temple in Pulau Pinang. February is also the time for several festivals in the country, and this is the month when the Thaipusam festival is held in Batu Caves, and a firework display happens in Kek Lok Si Temple. Other than this, there is the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, Cirque de la Symphonie, Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival, and The Lights Water Fest, all held during this time to make your vacation an exciting one.

Here is the list of best places to visit in Malaysia in February

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Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

  • One of the best places to visit in Malaysia in February is the Petronas Twin Tower, an iconic structure and also the most famous landmark in the country.
  • Once the tallest tower in the world, the twin towers have still retained their fame of being the tallest twin towers in the world. 
  • Climb up to the 41st and 42nd floors where the magnificent towers have been joined using a 192-feet-long double Decker Skybridge.
  • Get a view of the entire city standing on the sky bridge and try to spot various famous landmarks. 

Concourse Level, Petronas Twin Tower, Lower Ground, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

10:00 am – 6:00 pm. (closed on Monday)

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Batu Caves, Selangor

  • Located in the Selangor region of Malaysia is one of the famous Hindu shrines, the Batu Caves.
  • This religious site has been dedicated to the shrine of Lord Murugan.
  • Pay your respect to the lord and admire the natural beauty of these 10th-century caves.
  • Feel awe-struck watching the golden statue of the Lord gracing the entrance of the caves.
  • Visit during the Thaipusam festival, held in February, to see the place decorated in its full glory and admire the beautiful and colourful procession held on the 

Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia

Daily 6:00 am  – 9:00 pm

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Sunway Lagoon, Selangor

  • One of the must-visit places to visit in Malaysia in February is the Sunway Lagoon, a vibrant theme park. 
  • The thrilling park has six different adventurous blends - water pools, lost lagoon, wildlife, scream park, cement ground and extreme sports.
  • You will be thrilled to ride FlowRider, Malaysia’s first simulator ride in this park.
  • Enjoy other rides such as the popular water ride Vuvuzela, river-rapid rides, tube slides, roller coasters, body slides, and more.
  • The park also houses Malaysia’s first 5D Waterplexx.

3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

10 am – 6 pm (closed on Tuesday)

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Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur

  • Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square) is the historical place where Malaysia announced their independence in 1957.
  • The historical landmark is popular for housing spectacular structures and monuments.
  • You can pay a visit to this area and explore the cathedrals and museums located there.
  • Young visitors will love to attend the rock concerts held in this area where they can have a good time and even dance to the beats of music.

Jln Raja, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Taman Negara, Pahang

  • Included in the list of best places to visit in Malaysia in February is Taman Negara, the 130-year-old rainforest which is the oldest of its kind in the world.
  • Visit this forest to enjoy its surrounding natural delights and peaceful ambience.
  • The forest is one of the top ecotourism destinations in Malaysia and will exhilarate you with adventure options such as jungle trekking, canopy walks, night jungle walks, fishing, rapid shooting, boat trips, and more.
  • You can spend a day here exploring caves, visiting aboriginal settlements at Orang Asli, observing wildlife, feeding fish, watching birds and doing a lot more.

Location: 27000 Kuala Tahan, Pahang, Malaysia

Timings: Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm; Sunday: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

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Kek Lok Si Temple, Pulau Pinang

  • Visit one of the Buddhist places of worship in Air Itam during your visit to Malaysia in February. 
  • The sea-facing Buddhist temple, Kek Lok Si, is famed to be one of the largest religious structures in Malaysia.
  • Feel awe-struck looking at the 10,000 statues of Buddha present in this temple.
  • Stroll through the flower gardens and take a look at the fish ponds present on the temple premises.
  • Explore the spectacular surroundings of the temple located at the foot of Air Itam Mountain and feel captivated by its scenic view.

Jalan Air Itam, 11500 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

8:30 am - 5:30 pm.

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Aquaria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

  • Pay a visit to the Aquaria KLCC, one of the best places to visit in Malaysia in February.  
  • Feel excited as you walk into the aquarium holding 5000 marine and freshwater creatures.
  • Take a look at various underwater species such as giant groupers, massive arapaimas, garfishes and more.
  • Do not miss out on some of the major attractions of this place such as bright coral fishes, seahorses, blue rays, scary tiger sharks, and lethal sea snakes.

Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Timings: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm every day

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Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur

  • One of the places to visit in Malaysia in February is the Perdana Botanical Gardens, situated within the Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park. 
  • Stroll across the various areas of the garden including the Hibiscus Gardens and the Orchid, looking at the regional flora and fauna. 
  • The botanical garden has several fountains, lakefronts, and gazebos, adding to its beauty.
  • You can take a walk on the natural trails and hilly landscapes and enjoy your expedition. 

Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Map of perdana botanical garden.

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

  • Your list of the best places to visit in Malaysia in February must include the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, famed as the largest Islamic Art Museum in South East Asia.
  • Walk into the museum and get a glimpse of the Islamic world viewing the artefacts of the museum.
  • Stroll across the 12 galleries of this museum, divided into groups based on their level, housing around seven thousand artefacts.
  • Go to level 3 to take a look at the Quran and Manuscripts Gallery, the Islamic architecture, and Indian and Chinese galleries.
  • The 4th level will showcase textile, jewellery, armour and ceramic work as well as Islamic glassware.

Location: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Jalan Lembah, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Timings: Everyday: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

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Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur

  • Berjaya Times Square, one of the best places to visit in Malaysia in February, is a 48-storey twin tower that comes with a hotel, condominium, an indoor amusement park, and a shopping centre complex.
  • The place is well known for providing the best shopping experience in the city.
  • Stroll across over 1,000 retail shops and check out the range of fashion, beauty, tech, knick-knack and many more items. 
  • Those looking for some entertainment can visit the Abby and Ampang Superbowl to have a good time.

Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Daily 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

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  1. What are the best things to do in Malaysia in February?

    Ride in a hot air balloon, Penang: One of the thrilling activities which you can embark on in Malaysia in February is riding in a hot air balloon. Participant in the two days Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta where you will be able to watch 15 colourful hot-air balloons as they illuminate in the night sky. You can also opt to ride in one of them and enjoy the view of the glittering town of Penang from the sky.

    Watch musical circus at Cirque de la Symphonie, Kuala Lumpur: One of the best places to visit in Malaysia in February is the Cirque de la Symphonie in Kuala Lumpur. The musical circus will enchant you with a combination of thrilling activity and soothing symphony. Feel thrilled as you watch the exciting gravity-defying acrobatic performances with jugglers, strongmen, and Contortionists adding to the fun.

    Float lantern at The Lights Water Fest, Selangor: One of the February events in Malaysia which you must attend is The Lights Water Fest at Sepang International Circuit. You will find the one-day event to be magical with lanterns lighting up the waters of Malaysia. The biodegradable LED lights are there for you to purchase as well and you can use them to send blessings and good wishes to your loved ones by writing them on the lanterns.

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  2. What are the best glamping places in Malaysia?

    Tiaras Escapes, Janda Baik: One of the best places to visit in Malaysia in February is the foothills of Janda Baik. This is where you will find Tiaras Escapes, an excellent glamping location. Spend a few days in rooftop villas or safari-style tents and experience a serene ambience and captivating views.

    Lost World Of Tambun, Ipoh: If you want to go for a glamping experience that comes with lots of adventure activities, the Lost World Of Tambun in Ipoh is an apt option for you. Spend a fun-filled day enjoying exciting rides, going on kayak trips and more and then stay at night in an air-conditioned floating chalet or a glamping tent within the park premises.

    Dusun Bonda, Batang Kali: One of the glamping sites that you can visit is Dusun Bonda, a site located amid a fruit orchid. The site has several kids-friendly facilities, making it ideal for a family vacation.

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  3. How is the weather in Malaysia in February?

    You will find Malaysia’s weather in February to be mostly warm, humid and sunny. If you are travelling to the east coast, you will find the monsoon season still present with strong winds and frequent heavy rains. Those travelling to the west coast including Penang and Langkawi would find February to be the driest month of the year.

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