Cameron Highlands nestled atop the central mountain range of Titiwangsa with an elevation ranging between 800 to 1600 meters from the sea level, Cameron Highlands is the highest point in Peninsula Malaysia that can be accessed by road. Considered to be one of the few places in Malaysia that serve as a habitat for a wide variety of flora & fauna with more than 700 species of plants that grow here. Cameron Highlands is known as the tea-growing estate, vegetables farm & flower nurseries.
This one-day trip journey is made for travelers who have limited stay in Kuala Lumpur and want to explore attractions outside the city. The journey started quite early in the morning (0530hrs) and the whole duration with return trip would take approximately 12 hours.
It’s a full and packed itinerary and it is best to do it on weekdays (Tues-Thurs) to avoid the road and local tourist congestion on weekend/public holidays.
BOH Tea Plantation
This will be the first stop of the morning, we going to have a short walk into the tea bushes and you’ll be brief about the tea plantation here. Next, continue to have a guided tour by the tea center’s in-house guide. He/She will explain further about the tea processing method up to packaging the teas. Once done, you may have your time to try out the tea from the cafe.
A showcase of live variety & colorful butterflies, insects & a few other animals. Operated by local Cameronians, this small complex also housed a souvenir shop & a flower garden.
Time Tunnel Gallery
Known as the “Local Museum”, Time Tunnel Gallery is the first memorabilia museum in Malaysia since it’s opened in 2007. A personal collection of an avid collector who believed, ‘Old is Gold’- Mr. See Kok Chan. This gallery offers extensive old curios collection, photographs & documents from the past decades that shall make visitors appreciate to learn about the past.
A trip to Cameron Highland won’t be complete if we do not visit its strawberry farm. Here is one of the small farms, visitors will have the chance to pluck the strawberry fruits & bring them back to try it out.
Meet the Indigenous- ‘Orang Asli’
Along the way down back to Kuala Lumpur, we normally make a stop to visit one of the Indigenous or Orang Asli huts that can be seen along the mountain roads. This Semai tribe is an ethnic group in the center of the Peninsula is belongs to a group of Semang-Senoi, one of the largest indigenous in the Peninsula. Get to know & perhaps learn how to use the bamboo blowpipe to hunt.
Lata Iskandar waterfall
The last stop before continuing the journey back, talk a walk to Lata Iskandar waterfall surrounded by forest.