Perhaps, one of the best places to enjoy cool climate and scenic views is Cameron Highlands. The smallest district in Pahang, Cameron Highlands is the second most popular destination in the country after Genting Highlands. Home to the largest hill resort, it is definitely your perfect weekend getaway with families, friends and loved ones.
What makes Cameron Highlands famous is the charm of its architecture especially the English village. Check out the fruits, vegetables and flowers farms all around the highlands! There are four townships in the highlands namely Tanah Rata, Ringlet, Brinchang and Kea Farm, Tringkap.
Named after William Cameron, the highlands today is the largest tea producer in the country. Located about 1500 metres above sea-level, visitors can enjoy cool climate all-year round while spending time touring around the key attractions. For those who are longing for a cup of freshly-brewed tea and best scones in the country, Cameron Highlands is the answer!
Cameron Highlands Hotels & Apartments
Backpackers, holidaymakers and business travelers can choose from a wide range of inexpensive budget hotels to luxury spa resorts available in Cameron Highlands. There are a number of exclusive and grand hotels located in the highlands namely Century Pines, Heritage Hotel, The Lakehouse as well as Casa De’ la Rosa.
Heritage Hotel in Cameron Highlands features 165 elegantly decorated rooms complete with a series facilities and services such as health club, shopping arcade, laundry and dry cleaning services as well as gymnasium. In addition to that, the hotel also serves the best oriental and continental cuisines.
Business travelers can also plan ahead of their meeting and conference at Heritage as it offers numerous business packages to suit their needs and demand.
On the other hand, holidaymakers and families can choose to stay at Crown Imperial Court which is ideally located about 2 minutes walk from Brinchang town. The Cameron top apartment are fully furnished with Internet service (RM4 per hour), laundry service as well as attached bathroom.
Another popular hotel in Brinchang, Silverstar Hotel is a comfortable and beautiful budget accommodation in the highlands. The rooms are tastefully furnished with hot shower, laundry service, high-speed Internet access and also International telephone call system.
Other facilities and services offered at Silverstar Hotel are indoor games, jungle trekking with guide, rain forest jungle tours and also countryside tours. Patrons can choose from a wide range of room types including attic rooms, double rooms, triple rooms and also quad room.
Top Attractions in Cameron Highlands
Tourists can check out numerous attractions available in the highlands including strawberry farms, vegetable farms, strawberry farms, Time Tunnel Gallery, flower nurseries, honey bee farms and also Butterfly Park.
The newly opened Time Tunnel Gallery is a local museum that exhibit photographs from the past. Thus, if you would like to learn a little about the highlands history, then Time Tunnel Gallery is definitely your must visit museum.
Famous for its vegetable farms and tea plantation, Cameron Highlands is also famous for honey bee farms. Visitors can gain knowledge on honey production as well as purchase honey derived products from one of the farms available including Ee Feng Gu Honey Bee Farm, Highland Honey Bee Farm and Cameron Tringkap Bee Farm.
Seeing the butterfly in the open and close range is a rare occasion these days. However, fret no more as the highlands comprises several butterfly centres with various different species of butterflies in the plant-filled garden including the rare Rajah Brooke butterfly. There are two butterfly farms in the highlands that are located around Kea Farm area.
After spending some time touring around vegetable and fruit farms, visitors can purchase the fresh vegetables and fruits from a nearby market which is located around Kea Farm and also the main road from Ringlet to Kampung Raja. Visitors can get everything cheap here if they know how to bargain for the best prices.
Last stop of the day includes strawberry farms that are separated into several farms including Big Red, Healthy, Kasimani, KHM and also Raju Hill’s Strawberry Farm.