Things To Do in Cameron Highlands
Joining a tour package is the best way to explore and discover the Cameron Highlands. The tour operators conduct either a half-day or full day Cameron Highlands tour. They will fetch you from your hotel and take you to the Cameron Highlands attractions by 4 WD vehicles. Below are the popular attractions and activities in Cameron Highlands.
Gunung Brinchang Hiking
Hike to Gunung Brinchang, a peak of 2,031 m. The peak can be reached via ‘Trail 1’ from Brinchang. The hiking to the top takes about 1 – 2.5 hr, depends on your strength and fitness. The trail is not very steep but you still need to be in decent shape. When you reach at the top, walk around the fence of the communication station and enjoy the panoramic view of Cameron Highlands.
Mossy Forest Tour
Mossy Forest is the must visit place when you are in Cameron Highlands. In this iconic rainforest area, you can see how the thick carpet of moss covers the forest trunks and branches. Walk on the board trail under the rainforest canopy and enjoy the Cameron Highlands amazing beauty nature.
You need about 1 – 3 hour to explore and discover this place. In the fresh air and cool temperature, you will feel relax and find very refreshing ambient. The back to nature trail is safe, however mind your steps while you on the board trail.
Tea BOH Palas Plantation and Factory Visit
Start your tour in 4 WD vehicle passing through the huge green field of the tea plants. Learn about tea plants and their leafs from proximity. The nature guide is happy to answer, if you have any questions in regards to the tea plantation or plant. The plantation is owned and managed by the Malaysia’s largest tea company, the Tea BOH.
After completing your tea plantation tour, continue to the tea factory. Learn more about this unique plant and industry in interactive educational studio. The retail outlet is available if you like to buy packs of tea and bring them home for your family or friends. The nice cafe is also there if you want to taste the hot tea while enjoying the scenic view of the Cameron Highlands greenery hills tea plantation.
Please take note, the factory is closed on every Monday.
From you hotel, get into the 4 wheel drive vehicle to the trail head. Then start hiking under the rainforest canopy to the identified rafflesia location. See the amazing world’s largest flower, the rafflesia. The flower of an endangered species of parasitic plant, often nicknamed the corpse flower due to its rather pungent odour.
On your hiking trip, de tour to the aborigine village. See how the aborigine life style and try out their blow-pipe that they use for hunting. There is no fixed season when this flower is blooming. Therefore, check with us if you are interested to join this tour.