Looking for a quintessential Christmas holiday? Plan a vacation to Malaysia, a country that gets buzzing with the Christmas splendor and various activities. Situated in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is just perfect for everyone looking forward to spend a meaningful Christmas full of fun. This year, celebrate Christmas in more ethnic way in Ba’kelalan. Ba’kelalan is a group of nine villages situated in the Bario Highlands of Sarawak, Malaysia. In this area Christmas is celebrated with dance, joy, special meals and plenty of decorations.

Shopping

Go for shopping during Christmas in Malaysia, check out all the malls decked up with the Christmas festivities.  Some of the prominent malls that offers heavy discounts and are very up with the Christmas fun n frolic activities include Mont Kiara, Utama Shopping Centre, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Empire Shopping Gallery, KL Festival City,  IOI Mall, IPC,  Makrs & Spencer,  Sogo, Sunway Pyramid, Suria KLCC, The Curve, Tropicana City Mall and Weld. In some of the malls fake snow is created to attract more customers. That’s not all; the perk of shopping amongst shoppers and shop owners with the red Santa hat on their heads is just amusing. There are several bakeries and restaurants that offer special Christmas cakes and cookies.

Visiting the Church

Join the local in the midnight mass services as the locals attend dressed in their best. If you are visiting with your kids, they will surely love when the Santa comes out distributing candies, plus the various exciting sketches and plays enacted by the children that take place along with the singing of the Christmas carols. After the midnight people from all walks of life greet each other “Merry Christmas”. There is hustle-bustle everywhere during at this time of the year. St. Anne’s Church in Bukit Mertajam, Stadthuys, and St. Paul’s Church, all located in Malacca are some churches where you can be a part of this celebration.

There are many airlines that offer Airfare Deals. So, if you want to spend your Christmas differently then visiting Ba’kelalan is the best option for you. Get immersed in the festive spirit by indulging yourself in the greatest of shopping and church celebrations.