Southeast Asia is a backpacker’s haven for good reason, as it is filled with beautiful beaches, lush jungles, and friendly people. This is especially true of Malaysia, which is often an overlooked gem of the region and deserves just as much attention as its neighboring countries.
While there is a wide variety of activities available throughout the country, Malaysia is most famous for its outdoor activities including trekking, rafting, and watersports. To prepare for your outdoor adventure, it’s important to come well equipped! Here are some of the most useful items for any trip to Malaysia, along with tons of information about what to expect and some answers to frequently asked questions.