Cameron Highlands is one of the oldest tourist spots in Malaysia.
Apart from its tea estates, the plateau is also noted for its cool weather, orchards, nurseries, farmlands, waterfalls, rivers, lakes, wildlife, mossy forest, golf course, hotels, places of worship, bungalows, Land Rovers, museum and its aborigines (Orang Asli).
The most popular towns of the Cameron Highalnds retreat are Brinchang and Tanah Rata.
Brinchang is the highest and second largest township of Cameron Highlands, situated on a gently sloping plateau about 2 km after Tanah Rata or 3 km before Kea Farm.
Brinchang and Tanah Rata are about 2 km apart.
Tanah Rata is the largest town in the Cameron Highlands region and contains many facilities and amenities, including the district council, banks and ATMs, the main Police Station of Cameron Highlands and the main hospital in Cameron Highlands.
The following are some accommodation choices that are within a reasonable walking distance from the Brinchang and Tanah Rata areas.
Many of them are budget-friendly and highly recommended by travelers:
Brinchang is the highest and second largest township of Cameron Highlands, situated 1,450 meters above sea level and about 2km after Tanah Rata or 3km before Kea Farm.
The Brinchang town center is a dense cluster of shophouses, public buildings and commercial developments.
Tanah Rata is the largest township of Cameron Highlands, located 10km north of Ringlet or 2km before Brinchang along the main road.
Tanah Rata serves as the primary transport hub by bus between Camerons and major destinations including Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Thailand.
The Night Market is a local bazaar that occurs every Friday till Sunday at Golden Hills, a residential and commercial development in Tanah Rata.
At this market, native products of Cameron Highlands are the bulk of bargains, including fresh crops, strawberries, vegetables, fruits, flowers, ornamental plants, colouful souvenirs and Cameron Highlands’ promotional T-shirts.
Cameron Highlands is the largest tea-growing region in Malaysia. Nowadays, the many tea plantations that dominate the valley are the key attraction that draws the multitudes of visitors Cameron Highlands receives each year.
BOH, the larger group established since 1929 by colonial owners, owns most of the various estates.
Strawberries are an iconic part of the landscape of the Cameron Highlands.
The cold climate makes it suitable for cultivating strawberries all year round throughout the Cameron Highlands.
Cameron Highlands is a popular location for souvenirs, handicrafts, agricultural products and floral ornaments that can be easily found in shops, markets and gardens around Tanah Rata and Brinchang Town.
Clothes, handicrafts, souvenirs, flowers, vegetables, plants and tea are the popular items for tourists while visiting Cameron Highlands.
Bee farms in Cameron Highlands produce delicious honey and derivative products for sale and show to visitors.
The bee farms are located in Ringlet (Highlands Apiary Farm), Brinchang (Ee Feng Gu Bee Farm) and Tringkap (Cameron Tringkap Bee Farm).
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Visitors can see over 450 different species of roses, flowers, plants and cacti on display along when taking a leisure walk at the flower gardens.
Here in Cameron Highlands, you can expect a great showcase of different coloured roses, fascinating flowers and ornamental plants in a park-like setting.
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