Best places for sightseeing in Cameron Highlands
If you like nature and one who like to take jungle walks and enjoy the sights of natural surroundings, then you are in for a treat in Cameron Highlands. This is where you can enjoy the cold air of the highlands while appreciating the amazing and spectacular sights of the rich rainforests of Malaysia. In Cameron Highlands, you must have a good camera to capture some of the most excellent scenes you can ever find.
Most beautiful forests and mountains in Malaysia
WaterFalls – There are a few very popular waterfalls around Cameron Highlands. Locations like Robinsons and Parit Falls are very popular especially for jungle trekkers. You start from the Century Pine Resort and make your way to the waterfalls where you can see a scenic and peaceful pond shrouded with trees and blue skies.
Mossy Forest – Mossy Forest is one of the most popular places for sightseeing. Here, you will literally be among the clouds that the trees penetrate through. There is a jungle trail here where you can view the rich flora and fauna in their natural habitat which is clouded with mist and fog. Furthermore, you will be able to see some of the most beautiful sights around Gunung Brinchang along the way.
Gunung Brinchang – If you are up for a challenge, then you can take a hike up Gunung Brinchang. Getting to a higher peak from the highlands is both refreshing and truly rewarding. Stay a night at the Crown Imperial Court where you can then plan your hike up the mountains. Along the way, take some beautiful pictures of the rich rainforests and its flowers and plants.
Crown Imperial Court – Located in the heart of Brinchang town is the Crown Imperial Court. Here, you can have a picturesque view of the golf course not far away as well as the town centre of Bricnhang from the footsteps of the balcony. Meanwhile, you can see a lot of natural landscapes on certain locations of Crown Imperial Court while you can even see the sunset if you are staying in Block A.
Bharat Tea Plantation – This plantation is another place where you can enjoy tea and the beautiful hilly landscapes of Cameron Highlands. Located in Ringlet, it is home to the second largest tea producer known as Cameron Valley.
Boh Sungai Palas Tea Plantation – If you like to have a bird’s eye view of the tea plantations, then head out to this place. This is where you can enjoy a cup of fresh Cameron Boh’s tea at the platform that overlooks the hilly slopes of tea trees. The visitor’s centre here is very popular where you can buy all types of tea products or you can view the history presented in a video.
Cameron Highlands Resort – If you are looking for a luxurious place to stay with all the facilities and spectacular sights, then the Cameron Highlands Resort is your perfect option. You will be staying within some of the most beautiful sceneries in the whole of Cameron Highlands. This is added with views of the beautiful golf course that spreads far into the horizons. It must be noted though that being a top resort, the rates here are slightly costlier as compared to the others.
Strawberry Park – The Strawberry Park is perhaps one of the most iconic places in Cameron Highlands. Its Tudor-architecture and design has been synonymous with what Cameron Highlands is known for. Housing its own flower garden, you can take very beautiful pictures of the surroundings with the black and white buildings as your backdrop. A playground here is commonly used by children and is opened to public.
Other places with magnificent views
Ee Feng Gu Honey Bee Farm – If you are around Brinchang, visit the Ee Feng Gu Honey Bee farm. This place has a very scenic environment where you can take photographs with the beehives and other items as your backdrop. You can buy some bee and honey products or enjoy the indoor maze here too.
Raaju’s Hill Strawberry Farm – A lot of visitors who visited the Raaju’s Hill Strawberry Farm will tell you that the strawberries here are among the sweetest in Cameron Highlands. The views around the farm are very beautiful where you can take photographs of the beautiful red-coloured plants and the surrounding sights.
Time Tunnel – There is a Time Tunnel museum located in the centre of Brinchang. This is where you can see old photos of historical Cameron Highlands. There are a lot of images and information here which will keep you captivated on how far Cameron Highlands have changed ever since it was discovered many decades ago.
Sam Poh Temple – The Sam Poh Temple is located not far from Brinchang town. Here, you can find a lot of beautiful flowers in the gardens. There are structures here which are built using Imperial China motifs and designs which make for great photographs. For non-muslims only.