Malay means mountain in Indian languages. Mount Tahan is the highest peak of peninsular malaysia at the height of 7175 feet msl. Indian traders and dynasties have referred to malaysian peninsula as Malaya Dvipa. The ethnic groups, language and culture of Malaysia is influenced by India and China.The Malacca Sultanate in 1400 spread Islam in Malaysia and neighbouring parts.
So this is a true Asian country welcoming you. If you have a short time you can make a quick visit of 4 days or combine it with Singapore. Malaysia has potential of two weeks holiday with its highlands, islands, adventure and ethnic heritage.
December to February is perhaps the best time to visit Malaysia for Indians.