Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia is one of the most visited Highlands in Malaysia. Located on the Titiwangsa Range, the resort is about 1500m above ground. As a result, the temperature here can drop to 16 degrees at certain times. Weather remains a cooling 20 degrees most of the time. This, coupled with the charm of an old English village, makes Cameron Highlands the ideal location for tourists and locals to escape the hot lowlands.
Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
There are four main towns, Ringlet, followed by Tanah Rata, Brinchang and the Kea Farm. Ringlet is the leading agricultural hubs for the highland. It is also a tourist stop for fuel as this is one of the towns with petrol stations. Tanah Rata is the heart of Cameron Highlands, where backpackers and travellers can find guesthouses and amenities such as tour counters and money changers. There are also numerous jungle trails with varying lengths and difficulties conveniently accessed from this area. Travellers can find out more about the trails here. Brinchang is the busiest town on Cameron; and it is home to many vegetable farms, flower nurseries and fruit orchards including Cactus Valley and the Big Red Strawberry Farm. Beyond Brinchang, Kea Farm offers other tourist attractions like the Time Tunnel Gallery.
Your trip to Cameron Highlands will only be complete if you visit one of the four tea plantations on Cameron. The tea plantations are a “must see” as it offers scenic views of the mountains for you to enjoy. One of the favourite tea plantation is the Boh tea plantation. You can visit the factories to learn about the tea making process, take some time to enjoy a cup of tea and the slower pace of life.
Another must do during your visit to Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia. The weather conditions in Cameron Highlands is excellent for year-round strawberry production. As such there is close association of Cameron and strawberries. You can find strawberry clothes, bags, toys, souvenirs and hotels just to name a few. Most farms are around Tanah Rata, Brinchang and Kea Farm. One of the famous farms, the Big Red Strawberry Farm offers strawberry picking experience to travellers.
Time Tunnel Gallery
The Time Tunnel Gallery is a local museum on Cameron. It tells the story of Cameron Highland’s past through the old photographs and stories that many people do not know. A lot of the photos depicting the history are from personal collections of the locals who’s been here since the pre-war days. Travellers should visit the gallery to complete their trip
Love the Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia? There are other locations on the Titiwangsa Range such as the Genting Highlands, Fraser’s Hill and Colmar Tropicale, Bukit Tinggi. Click on each site to learn more about them!