Malaysia is an excellent travel option for anyone seeking a Halal-friendly vacation spot. Since Islam is the official religion of Malaysia, the majority faith, it stands to reason that the whole nation is geared toward Muslims.
The great cultural and religious variety of this stunning Asian nation means that you will find something to love in every corner of the country. Malaysia is a beautiful travel destination for Muslim tourists since it offers something for everyone, whether they choose beach vacations, mountain getaways, city tours, or cultural adventures. Here are several reasons why Muslims from all over the globe visit this nation.
More than 90% of Malaysia’s almost 29 million residents are also Malaysian citizens, and the country’s Islamic population is also highly concentrated. As the number of Muslims worldwide continues to rise, the government of Malaysia has made it a policy to incorporate Islamic values into its everyday practices.
Up to 60% of the world’s population is Muslim so you won’t feel completely alone or alienated from the local culture and customs.
Malaysia’s “Arab Destination”
Malaysia is preparing for the “Arab destination,” where many Arab families go there for a holiday. The Malaysian government has noticed that many people from the Middle East often visit the nation.
Visitors from the Middle East have a wonderful experience in Malaysia since the country is authentically Asian and nevertheless holds on to Muslim beliefs.
The Muslim-friendly lodges in Malaysia provide guests with everything they need, from prayer mats and Qurans in the rooms to Halal food at the onsite eateries. Here are some of the best places in the middle of Malaysia that welcome Muslims.
The Pines Melaka
In terms of Muslim-friendly tourism destinations in Malaysia, Melaka comes out on top. Melaka is a popular tourist destination among both domestic and international travelers because of its reputation as a culinary paradise.
Melaka is known for its Halal cuisine, which includes the popular asam pedas, chicken rice balls, cendol, Nyonya laksa, and nasi lemak (undoubtedly nasi lemak is Malaysia’s national dish) Muslims selling food in non-Muslim eateries is a fascinating sight to behold in Melaka since it demonstrates the city’s remarkable tolerance of many religions and faiths.
The next stop is at Penang. So you thought Melaka was great? Well, now you’ve seen the actual thing. Penang offers a wide variety of tourist attractions and activities. From the variety of native delicacies and beverages to the beaches and hiking opportunities to the historical theatres, Muslims and non-Muslims alike will find something to enjoy in this state.
You’ll be in luck if you’re a fan of Indian food since Penang is home to a dizzying array of Indian Muslim cuisines, from nasi kandar and rojak and pasembor to roti canai. While in Penang, it is highly recommended that you eat more than four square meals every day.
Cameron Highlands is another fantastic tourist spot in Malaysia. People from the city come to the highlands to get away from the sweltering heat and to experience a little of the improvised European countryside. There are several suras established in the sites of interest, so you won’t have to worry about praying or finding Halal food even if you’re in the highlands.
Suraus with indoor ablution washrooms may be found in the center of the forest in Malaysia, making it possible to have a picnic in the vicinity of the famed waterfalls along Cameron Highlands. Suraus are considered by the Malaysian government to be a mandatory public service.
You’ll need a well-thought-out schedule if you want to see everything. We recommend beginning in Penang and making your way to the Cameron Highlands, and Melaka. Happy Traveling.