If you're planning for a holiday to Cameron Highlands but are unsure of where should you be visiting while you're there, then you have come to the right article. Here we have compile 11 attractions in Cameron Highlands that you must visit!
Cameron Highlands is a highland that is best known as a tourists' hotspot mainly due to it's geographical aspect that is different from other states in Malaysia. Particularly special in Malaysia, Cameron Highlands' low temperature has a comparative advantage over other places in Malaysia that experience rain and dry weather all year long. On a side note, if you haven't decided on a place to stay while in Cameron Highlands, click below for accommodation choices that guaranteed to provide a pleasant stay.
Moving on, below are the list of attractions you must visit while in Cameron Highlands.
1. BOH Tea Centre Sungai Palas
BOH Tea plantation at Sungai Palas is one of the biggest tea plantation in Southeast Asia and is the among the biggest BOH Tea producers in Asia. This plantation has always been swamped with tourists and therefore is a place not to be miss.
Apart from the mesmerizing view, visitors are given the opportunity to take a tour in their tea factory and Tea Shop Centre for souvenirs. Also exclusive here is a cafe that serves freshly brewed tea and a handful choices of desserts while enjoying the view of a tea plantation.
Operating Hours : Daily except Monday ( 8:30am - 4:30pm)
Location : BOH Sungai Palas Tea Centre, Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang.
Contact Number : 05-4962096
2. Cameron Valley Tea House
Cameron Valley Tea House has 2 different location and is the second biggest tea plantation in Cameron Highlands. Cameron Valley Tea House KT is located along the main road of Kuala Terla while Cameron Valley Tea House is located at Tanah Rata.
Similar to BOH Tea Plantation, there is viewing deck for tourists overlooking the hills of tea for as far as the eye can see. A must try 'Teh Tarik' for all tea enthusiasts is only available here!
Operating Hours : Friday to Sunday (8:00am - 7:00pm) / Monday to Thursday (8:30am - 6:00pm)
Location 1 : Cameron Valley Tea House 1& 2. 34.5 Mile Cameron Highlands, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang
Contact Number : +605-4911133
Location 2 : Cameron Valley Tea House KT. 49th mile kuala terla,39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang
Contact Number : +605-4911133
3. Cameron Highland Flea Market
Pasar Malam is a local slang for a flea market which is basically a bazaar that gathers various vendors that sell street food. The key here is street food. At a cold place like Cameron Highlands, a bit of street food served hot is very much needed although slightly sinful for the body after all, we all need some guilty pleasures every once in a while especially on a holiday.
Among the must buy foodstuff here are sweet corn, strawberry based product and some fresh honey. If you're wondering, yes there are a lot of apartments and hotels close to the flew market that will allow you more time for other activities and also save on transportation.
Operating Hours : Friday and Saturday ( 6:00pm - 12:00am)
Location : Jalan Golden Hill, Brinchang, Cameron Highland.
4. Mardi Agro Technology Park
Mardi Agro Technology Park is on this list solely for its' information provided and very accommodating. If you're one for historical facts, this park was actually founded by the English colony in 1925. This is where agricultural research is done and visitors are able to see the very first tea tree ever planted in Malaysia!
Here is something for the 'Instagrammers', there are a bunch of flowers of various colours that is perfect for, you guessed it, #OOTD. Capture your 'outfit of the day' with a floral background here at Mardi Agro Technology Park.
Operating Hours : Daily except Monday ( 8:00am - 5:00pm)
Location : Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang
Contact Number : +6010-8449624
Entrance Fee : Adult RM 5, Children RM 2
5. Strawberry Farm
A Trip to Cameron Highlands is not complete without going to a strawberry farm. There are a number of strawberry farms in Cameron Highlands but one of the notable one is YZ Agro Farm & Cafe.
This strawberry farm is located at Taman Sedia, Tanah and is open daily from 8:30am to 6:00pm except Tuesday.
Operating Hours : Daily except Tuesday ( 8:30am - 6:00pm)
Location : No.22, Kampung Taman Sedia, Cameron Highland.
Contact Number : +6013 - 5081534
6. Lavender Garden
For floral lovers, this is the place for you. Lavender Garden is located at Tringkap, Cameron Highlands and has a wide range of lavenders and strawberry trees.
If you're lucky enough to visit this place while the flowers are all blossoming, you'd be in awe of the beauty of purple lavenders throughout the whole garden.
Operating Hours : Monday to Thursday (9:00am to 6:00pm) / Friday to Sunday ( 9:00am to 7:00pm)
Location : 59, Brinchang, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia
Entrance Fee : Adult RM 10/ Children RM 7
7. Butterfly Farm
This butterfly farm @ Kea Farm is among the oldest attractions in Cameron Highlands and a suitable destination for families and friends. For couples, it could be a romantic experience while for kids it would be an educational trip with a close-up experience.
Operating Hours : Monday to Friday (9:00am to 6:00pm) / Saturday and Sunday ( 9:00am to 7:00pm)
Location : Batu 43 Kea Farm, Cameron Highland, 39100, Pahang
Contact Number : +6012-5295568
Entrance Fee : Adult RM 7/ Children RM 4
8. Kea Farm Market
Kea Farm Market is located approximately 3km from Brinchang and Tringkap. This market resembles a mini Cameron Highlands. Various foods, flowers, vegetables, souvenirs are sold here. With that being said, if you didn't managed to purchase anything throughout the whole trip, you know where is that one-stop solution. If you're still not convinced, there are also strawberries, teas, gifts and many more sold here so make sure you drop by here before leaving Cameron highlands!
Operating Hours : Daily ( 8:00am - 6:00pm)
Location : 39100, Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang
9. Mount Brinchang & Mossy Forest
To all hiking enthusiast, this one is definitely for you. Mount Brinchang Mossy Forest at Cameron Highland has the highest peak in Cameron Highlands at about 2000 meters above sea level and it's a famous spot among hikers for the uniqueness and beauty of mossy forest.
To get here, you can either rent a 4x4 pickup drive or drive here yourself. Either way, you wouldn't want to miss the sunrise view as it is one of the most breathtaking sunrise view you can get anywhere!
10. Lata Iskandar
Lata Iskandar is a waterfall that can be seen from Jalan Tapah, Perak heading to Cameron Highlands and is a must visit if you're looking for attractions that has a nature ring to it. The wonder of waterfall sourcing from the highlands is made better with the flora and fauna that comes with it.
There are several activities that can be done while you're here such as picnic, swimming, jungle trekking and indulge in a nature walk. Also, locals here will be selling various roots that can be beneficial for your health. This waterfall is by far one of the best destinations for families.
11. Robinson Fall
Next, also another waterfall, Robinson Fall is one of the three famous in Cameron Highlands. It is name as a tribute to H.C Robinson, a State Director that was tasked to build this place. To get here, you will need to walk on feet into the forest which will take about 10 to 15 minutes before reaching the waterfall. To the nature lovers out there, this is a place not to be missed if you are ever in Cameron Highlands.
So we have come to the end of this post and hopefully the 11 attractions listed above could paint a picture of how Cameron Highlands will be like. Happy Holidays!