Cameron Highlands is one of the most popular tourist spots in Malaysia among not only local but also foreign tourist. One of the reason is the cool weather and beautiful scenery of the mountain and hill. It is famous for its tea estates, orchards, nurseries, farmlands, waterfalls, rivers, lakes, wildlife, mossy forest, golf course, hotels, places of worship, bungalows, Land Rovers, museum and its native inhabitants.

Some of the main attractions and activities there:

  • The Sheep Sanctuary
  • KEA Farm Market Brinchang
  • Time Tunnel
  • 200 Seeds Cafe
  • Healthy Strawberry Farm
  • Cameron Valley Tea House 2, Tanah Rata
  • Animal Feeding Rainbow Garden
  • Lavender Garden
  • Cameron Adventurous ATV & Safari
  • Avant Chocolate & Ice Cream
  • Cameron Highlands Night Market
  • Mossy Forest
  • Hiking trails

Getting there ๐Ÿ›ฃ

If you’re going by public transport, from Kuala Lumpur and southern area you can use express bus to Cameron Highlands directly from TBS-Bandar Tasik Selatan and Titiwangsa Bus Terminal. There are also express bus service from Ipoh Amanjaya Bus Terminal.

Using car is the most recommended since in Cameron Highland there are no public transport like bus or Grab service. The only way to get around is either by taxi, rental car or by foot. From Kuala Lumpur, use the route from Tapah; from Penang use Simpang Pulai; from Terengganu use Kuala Berang-Felda Aring-Gua Musang route; or use Raub-Sungai Koyan route if you’re from Pahang.

Start your journey as early as possible because the road will be jammed especially around the noon.

Plan your trip ๐Ÿ“

There a lot of tourist spots in Cameron Highland so you may never can cover all of it. Here some most recommended places to visit:

  • Boh Tea Farm in Ringlet (9.30 am to 4.30 pm, closed on Monday)
  • Bharat Teh Garden (9.30 am to 4.30 pm, closed on Monday)
  • KEA Farm (8.30 am to 6 pm)
  • KHM Strawberry Farm Taman Sedia (8.30 am to 6 pm)
  • Grape Farm Bertam Valley (9 am to 5 pm, December is the season))
  • Taman Abang Steamboat & Grill (Adult: RM39/ Kids: RM29)
  • Sungai Ruil Night Market near Golden Hills (start from late evening until night on Friday, Saturday and school holidays)
  • Best place to stay: Golden Hills Resort (walkable to the night market)

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Avoid public holiday and school holiday season

If you can, please avoid going there on public and school holiday season. There are a lot of reason why to avoid the holiday season such:

  • Price increase on products due to high demand
  • Very bad traffic and difficulty to find parking spot
  • Hotel is full and price increased
  • Less privacy especially at photo shoot spot

Buying souvenirs like fruits, veggies and more

There are shop area near S Corner market when you’re going uphill from Brinchang that has several stalls and small shops that are famous for being cheapest price in Cameron Highlands.

Strawberries here are fresh, big and sweet but you can get it cheaper if compare to other place. You can also get Cameron Highland made tea bags here with discounted price depend on your negotiation skills.

Lunch

The most recommended place to get your lunch in Tanah Rata is a restaurant called Kedai Kak Yam, near Cameron Highlands Bus Terminal. You can find it by the banner in front of the restaurant.

Place to stay

There a lot of hotel and resort to choose in Cameron Highlands. The most recommended area is Tanah Rata as it is the busiest town in Cameron Highland. So it is easier to access banks, shops, restaurant nearby in this area. This area also hotspot for backpackers.

Tea farm visit

  • Bharat Valley Tea House
  • Bharat Valley Tea House 2 (bigger)
  • Boh Tea Farm Sungai Palas (near โ›ฐ Mossy Forest)
  • Boh Tea Garden
    โœ… Free entrance
    โœ… Open 9 am to 4.30 pm
    โœ… Cafe to enjoy many type of tea and desserts

FREE attractions ๐Ÿ“

One of the reason why locals like to visit Cameron Highlands is because here there are a lot of attractions you can visit for free. This is some of the list:

  • YZ Agro Farm (8.30 am – 6 pm)
  • KHM Strawberry and Jem (8.30 am – 6 pm)
  • Cactus Point Brinchang (9 am – 6 pm)
  • Big Red Strawberry Farm (8 am – 6 pm)
  • Bee Farm Tringkap (8 am – 7 pm)
  • Grape Farm Bertam Valley (9 am – 5 pm)
  • KEA Farm (8.30 am – 6 pm)
  • Brinchang Night Market (Friday and Saturday)

Other attractions ๐Ÿ

There are lot of attractions to visit in Cameron Highlands with your families and friends such as:

  • Taman Agroteknologi MARDI (Adult: RM5/ Kids: RM3, 8.45 am to 5 pm)
  • Lavender Garden (Adult: RM10/ Kids: RM7, 9 am to 6 pm)
  • Butterfly Garden (Adult: RM7/ Kids: RM5, 9 am to 6 pm)
  • Orkid and Rose Garden (Adult: RM8/ Kids: RM6, 9 am – 6 pm)

Food ๐Ÿฅ˜

Cameron Highlands is well known for its strawberries, veggies and teas so here you can try food based with these such as:

  • Malaysia-style ice cream Strawberry
  • Strawberry ice cream
  • Scone
  • Strawberry chocolate
  • Nasi Lemak Sambal Strawberry
  • Fried vegetables
  • Jagung Mutiara rebus
  • Ubi rebus
  • Highlands Steamboat Cheese (Adult: RM 35/ Kids: RM 20, 5 pm to 12 pm)
  • The Stone Valley Steamboat (Adult: RM 35/ Kids: RM 18, 5 pm – 12 pm)

Sourverniers ๐Ÿ›’

There are lot of interesting shop and stalls on the roadside to buy souvenirs before you go back. Most recommended souvenirs to buy in Cameron Highlands:

  • ๐Ÿ“ Strawberry
  • ๐Ÿ Jambu Epal (red and green guava)
  • ๐Ÿฅฆ Fresh vegetables
  • ๐ŸŒ Dried fruit
  • ๐Ÿซ Fruit chocolate
  • ๐Ÿฅค Fruit juice

Other useful information

Average temperature Cameron Highlands:

  • ๐ŸŒ‡ Morning: 17C
  • ๐ŸŒ Noon: 24-26C
  • ๐ŸŒƒ Night: 18C

Car problem ๐Ÿš– recommended workshops:

  1. Cameron Auto Repair & Services (Towing and workshops 24 hours)
    • Tel: 019-3992888
  2. Cameron Fastline Sdn Bhd. (24 hours towing & Bengkel)
    • Address: Lot Atri B10-76 (Bengkel Atas), Jalan Sultan Abu Bakar, Brinchang
    • Office: 05-4915679
    • Tel: 019-3921166 (YH Liu)/ 016-3877710 (Roy)/ 012-2176368 (Roy)
  3. Cameron Highlands Tyre Auto Centre
    • Address: Jalan Royal Lily 5, Taman Royal Lily. Tanah Rata
    • Tel: 05-491 5669
  4. Cameron Highlands Tyre & Car Centre
    • Address: A-G-1 Tmn Royal Lily 5, Tanah Rata
    • Tel: 05-4915669/ 012-6511005 (SF.Phoon)
  5. Cameron Highlands Tyre & Car Centre
    • Address: No.9 (Ground floor), Jalan Angsana 3, Brinchang Point, Brinchang
    • Tel: 019-5295151
  6. Ah Boy Bengkel: 016-5058738
  7. Kedai Tayar (Tringkap): 05-4961430
  8. Awie (Kg Raja): 019-9086694
  9. Liu Pomen: 019-3921166
  10. Lenchai Pomen: 016-5058735
  11. Kama Koi Pomen: 012-5424201
  12. Rosli Pomen: 017-5777047

๐Ÿข Recommended pharmacy:

  1. Tigas Cameron Pharmacy
    • Address: 58A, Persiaran Camellia 3, Tanah Rata
    • Tel: 05-4914791
  2. Watson
    • Address: Lot 7,8, Grd. Floor, Marigolds Square, Tanah Rata

๐Ÿจ Clinic and hospital list:

  1. Hospital Tanah Rata: 05-4911966
  2. Klinik Dr Ayob Tanah Rata: 05-4911654
  3. Klinik Wong, Brinchang (Beside Pasaraya Jimat One Stop): 05-4911478

๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ Police and emergency contact:

  1. Tanah Rata: 05-4915443
  2. Brinchang: 05-4911222
  3. Kg. Raja: 05-4981222
  4. Ringlet: 05-4956222
  5. PP Tringkap: 05-4962222
  6. PP Lembah Bertam: 05-4956373

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