Malaysia Best Driving Roads
Malaysia is gifted with many great driving roads that offers nearly equal driving pleasures for both car and motorcycle a like. We've shortlisted four such roads that you can visit as soon as the travel ban is lifted.
There’s barely any traffic these days since the country once again went into a full lock-down with inter-district and inter-state travelling temporarily banned. Malaysia is gifted with many great driving roads that offers nearly equal driving pleasures for both car and motorcycle a like. We’ve shortlisted four such roads that you can visit as soon as the travel ban is lifted.
1) Ulu Yam Pass runs along the popular attraction Genting Highland and it is popular among drivers and riders on weekends. Located just about 15 minutes from the city center, you’d start the drive alongside Batu Dam. The route warms up drivers with high speed straights before arriving in a collection of corners that are both extremely engaging and varied. There are some that can be conquered without too much thought, while others are off-cambered and slippery.
2) Kuala Klawang Pass is a notorious stretch of road which connects Bt.14 Hulu Langat to Mantin in Negeri Sembilan. You’d start driving from the popular Eng Soon Hoong Coffee Shop. The tarmac is decently smooth and plentiful of tight and technical corners. Inexperience driver are advice to drive cautiously. Other than that, this road is one of the best to drive on. This route will connect two towns , Pekan Titi and Kuala Klawang which offer good breakfasts and a good time with your fellow friends.
3) Simpang Pulai Pass is the main road to Cameron Highland via the north section. Cameron Highland is a haven for drivers looking for amazing roads to drive hard on. The road is wide-enough to overtake slower traffic and beautiful scenery make the Simpang Pulai – Cameron Highland strecth one of the best roads in the northern region. The combination of fast corners and straights are perfect for high-performance cars and bikes.
4) East West Highway Pass is one of the most scenic routes in Malaysia due to its hilly nature. Driving along the gentle curves as it climbs higher, the lush rainforest give way to Tasik Temenggor at 1100m above sea level where the popular Belum Rainforest Resorts are situated. Like every good roads, it does not end here. The East West Highway pass connects Gerik to Jeli in Kelantan. You do however have to becareful of elephant crossing in the evening and will be desserted at night with no street lights.
Weekend Octane advice everyone to drive within your own limits, enjoy the scenery and the company. If you’ve have other roads you think is worth a visit – share it with us and for every other motoring enthusiast.