5 Things You’ll Love From Cameron Highlands
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Cameron Highlands is cherished as the retreat destination among Malaysian. Since the beginning, this highland has been used for the rest area with the green hills that covered majorly by the tea plantations and strawberry farms.
As a great getaway for weekenders and travelers, at least these 5 things will make us love Cameron Highlands!
It is teatime every day!
The major area in Cameron Highlands is covered by verdant tea plantation. As the tea’s leading producers, Cameron Highlands owns the greatest tea plantations in Malaysia.
Boh Tea Garden is one of the most illustrious in Cameron Highlands. Here, guests can trek the fields and explore the tea factory to see all the high-quality tea production processes. After learning all about tea, you can close the trip by enjoying a cup of fresh tea while staring at the plantations’ beauty scenery.
Accordingly, it’s obvious the best Cameron Highland hotel is the one who presents the main view of the plantation. Several names you can consider are the Lakehouse Cameron Highlands, Cameron Highlands Resort, and Century Pines Resort. Those Cameron Highland hotels are set amidst the verdant tea plantation within walking distance to the famous tea plantations in the hills.
The agricultural heaven
Located at 1.500 meters above the sea level within cold temperature rarely over 30-degree Celsius, the land in this hill station been very fertile for growing the agricultural plants. That’s why it’s transformed into the agricultural heaven.
You can visit the Strawberry Farms to pick the strawberries and eat it right away while still fresh and juicy. Besides, Cameron Highlands also grows the extensive vegetables and flower farms, with the Lavender Gardens (close to Tringkap Town) as one of the newest attractions.
Kindly book a Cameron Highland hotel that offers the tour package to the top farms for the better experience. It’s not difficult to find it since the major best hotels in Cameron Highlands surely put the agriculture tour on their tour package.
Colorful earth with the winged friends
With the lush and fertile greenery, Cameron Highland is definitely a home sweet home for our winged friends – butterflies, bees, and birds. They will accompany you during plantation trekking or the farm visit.
Specifically, The Butterfly Farm is available as the oldest attraction in Cameron Highlands, where you can get closer to various species of the colorful butterflies. Located on KEA Farm Brinchang, this preservation farm also showcasing the other wildlife species, including the beetles, reptiles, and the Togonoptera brookiana (the national bird of Malaysia). To be noted, the closest Cameron Highland hotel around the Butterfly Farm is the Cophtorne Cameron Highlands.
Furthermore, Bee Farm can be found around the butterfly farm. As the bee farm, this place is surely the perfect spot to sample various high-quality honey.
Lifetime experience discovers the jungle and Mount Brinchang
Mossy Forest (also dubbed as Cloud Forest) is one of the most illustrious jungles in here. Sits very quietly at the highest point of the highland, the view is very breathtaking covered by moss just like in the fairytale. Average 10-meter trees stand gallantly, aside with lichen, ferns, orchids, and more. There is 2-km- long boardwalk set as the jungle track connected to the peak of Mount Brinchang.
Within over 2.000-meter high, Mount Brinchang offers the magnificent view at the top, best for sunset and sunrise watching. Another option is exploring the rainforest at Tanah Rata to find the rare giant Rafflesia flower and ended up socialize with Orang Asli as the indigenous people in the rainforest of Malaysia.
Explore the bustling markets
With the wealth of agricultural farms, local markets are well preserved in Cameron Highlands. You can choose to explore the markets, whether in the morning (on KEA Farm Town) or at night (on Brinchang). In this market, you can observe the local lifestyle, as well as find some fresh local products to be brought home.
Stay at the Cameron Highland hotel that located close to the night market to freely enjoy the bustling attraction. Hong Kong Hotel, Star Regency Hotel, KPW at Crown Imperial Court, and Iris House Hotel are some Cameron Highlands hotels within a short walking distance to the night market.
About Yafieda Jamil
A Malaysian girl currently working abroad in Phnom Penh city. I love a good road trip, hot cappuccinos, spicy food and staring at old buildings. My mission is to inspire people to see the world differently before we all get any older. Oh and giraffes are the most beautiful creatures on earth.