Malaysia is one of the rare places in the world where you are spoilt for choices for adventure holidays literally on ground, in the water and high up in the air. The country is split into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo and is geared towards adventure tourism but without being too apparent. There are steep hills and high mountains, challenging rapids and verdant jungles, thus extreme activities like jungle trekking, scaling hills and mountains, whitewater rafting provide the perfect challenge for adrenalin rush seekers. And what’s more? Well many of these places are easily accessible so anyone and everyone who visits Malaysia feels is ready for an extreme challenge without any preparation.
Adventure Tourism, a word much heard, written and discussed about, has evolved immensely over the past decade. From what was supposedly confined to the knowledge of rafting and paragliding, Adventure Tourism has taken many shapes and forms over the years. Now in the age of backpackers and solo travellers, a time where people go off for months into the hills or seek calm beside the sea, Adventure sports is an itinerary de facto and every country has been making efforts to promote it in the best way possible.