Top Attractions in Cameron
The lush and rich vegetation of Cameron Highlands makes this township one of the top tourist attractions not only within Malaysia but around the region. Here, there are a lot of places to visit that include vegetable farms, strawberry parks, bee farms, tea plantations and many more.
If you are the more adventurous type, you can head out to the thick forests and jungles located around Cameron Highlands. There you will find a very fulfilling vacation as you can go camping, visit the waterfalls, hiking on the trails and even exploring into the jungle, among many others.
While the most common and more popular activities for tourists here are to visit the tea plantations and vegetable farms, there are several must-see attractions that everyone who comes here should experience.
Farms and Markets in Cameron
The Mossy Forest in Cameron Highlands is perhaps one of the most underrated attractions here. This is because most visitors to Cameron usually visit the farms and more commercial places. The Mossy Forest is a great place to refresh and rejuvenate especially for those who like nature.As the name implies, Mossy Forest takes you deep into the jungle where the sight is something to behold and appreciate.It would be an ideal place to visit for those who would like to enjoy the fresh air while being in the midst of some of the most beautiful landscapes around here.
The Pasar Malam or Night Market at Cameron Highlands is located in Brinchang town. It comes alive at night and is one of the most popular places in Cameron Highlands. The Pasar Malam provides the perfect shopping place for those who like to buy some local produce, traditional food stuff and just about any other items needed during your stay here.
VEGETABLE FARMS From Ringlet to Kampung Raja
There are many vegetable farms located throughout Cameron Highalnds.
THE LAKE HOUSE Habu near Ringlet
Magnifient Mock-Tudor Hotel built in 1972. Interior funishings styled after an English country house.
Golf Course, Brinchang Beautifully presented Mock-Tudor hotel and restaurant with an amazing lounge area filled with wonderful objects from the British past. Afternoon tea and scones and an original red British phone box standing opposite the hotel completes the picture. First class accommodation and restaurant.
BOH TEA ESTATE
Gunung Brinchang Beautiful tea estate located 6km along a winding road past vegetable farms. Visitors can view the factory and relax with a cup of Boh tea at the tea shop.
Many flower nurseries can be found alongside the main road from Ringlet all the way to Kampung Raja. Most nurseries allow visitors to view their various varieties. Fragrance Nursery
|SUNGAI PALAS ESTATE Gunung Brinchang Road Wonderfully scenic tea estate open for vistors to view the factory, tea shop and audio visual center. Located along the Gunung Brinchang road. Turn left after the Butterfly Farm near the Equatorial Hill Resort.|
SAM POH BUDDHIST TEMPLE Brinchang
Large, ornately designed Buddhist temple built high on a hill overlooking Brichang town. Can be found by turning first left out of Brichang towards Tanah Rata, and driving slowly for 1km along a narrow back road. For non-muslim only
GUNUNG BRINCHANG Sungai Palas Estate Road
Panoramic views form the road leading to the top of Gunung Brinchang, the highest road in Peninsular Malaysia at 6666 ft. Turn left at the guard house on the Sungai Palas Estate road, then left again and drive carefully as the road is narrow and quite steep.
|BHARAT TEA ESTATE Ringlet / Tanah Rata Road Great views of the estate from the tea and souvenir shop located around 5km up from Ringlet on the main Tanah Rata road.|
Cameron Highlands 18 hole Golf course allows visitors to play in comfort away from the heat and humidity at sea level. The sourse is quite challenging with trichy greens and undulating terrain. Best to play from early in the morning as heavy afternoon rains are quite common.
The Time Tunnel Galleria in Cameron Highlands pride itself as the first memorabilia museum in Malaysia. This is where there are a wide variety of antiques and paraphernalia items on display on its special building located at Brinchang town.This page explains what are the items on show, the location and address of the museum and the entrance fee imposed.
JUNGLE WALKS from Tanah Rata and Brinchang
There are many interesting jungle walks in Cameron Highlands. Some are just a short gentle stroll and others a half-day stiff treck for the very fit. All are enjoyable and worth venturing on. If you need help to choose the walks best suited to your needs, most hotels and guest houses are very knowledgeable and helpful on the subject.
Walk Path 9/9A Tanah Rata
STRAWBERRY FARMS from Tanah Rata to Brinchang
There are a number of strawberry farms in Cameron Highlands, the best known are probably Kasimanis, Healthy Strawberry farm and Big Red Strawberry Farm. Always worth a visit for their novelty value and the chance to taste strawberries and cream!
BUTTERFLY FARMS Kea Farm
The two Butterfly farms are Butterfly Farm and Butterfly Garden both have numerous butterflies and other insects including the well-known Raja Brooke butterfly.
EE FENG GU FARM & TRADING Kea Farm
Bee Farm, Honey, Cool Weather with variety of bees and flowers.