Are you looking for some interesting places to visit in Cameron Highlands for a break from the bustling city? If so, you are on the right page.
Cameron Highlands is blessed with cooling fresh air and breathtaking lush landscapes. Only 3 hours away from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands, it is a solid holiday destination for those who want to escape from the humidity of the lower lands.
Here is a comprehensive list of things to do and places to visit in Cameron Highlands:
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Your Cameron Highlands holiday will not be complete if you did not visit the vast tea plantation.
While there are a few tea plantations that you can visit, the BOH Tea Plantation Cameron Highlands is one of the most iconic sights and it is simply stunning.
You can get some samples of their signature brews at the local tea shop and pack a few packets as souvenirs for the trip.
Another famous tea plantation that you can visit is Bharat Tea Plantations.
Address: Brinchang, Pahang
Opening hours: Daily from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: +605-496 2096
Entrance fee: Free
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If you like butterflies, you have to visit the butterfly farm. Here you can find an array of different species from colourful butterflies to tortoises. You will feel like you are in nature with the butterflies flying across your head in their natural environment.
Address: 43rd Miles, Kea Farm, 39100, Pahang
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 9am to 6pm; Saturday & Sunday: 8am to 7pm
Entrance fee: RM7 (Adults), RM4 (Kids)
Contact: +6012-529 5568
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Have you ever dreamt of wandering through a field of lavenders? The Lavender Farm here is a wonderful place to come for fresh aromatic air and enjoy the beautiful landscape.
The walkways are bisected to allow you to walk through the pretty purple vistas and check their beauty closed up.
Address: 59, Brinchang, 39100, Malaysia
Opening hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Friday – Sunday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Contact: +605-498 1208
Entrance fee: For adults RM10 and for kids RM7
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The Mossy Forest is one of the highest points of Cameron and it is known for its lichen, moss and ferns.
Getting into the forest is easy, just walk along a boardwalk of about 2km through the greenery. The journey begins at the main road in Cameron Highlands up until the summit of Mount Brinchang.
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Ever dreamt of being in New Zealand in a vast field of sheep? Check out The Sheep Sanctuary - a space for fluffy and gentle sheeps!
The sheeps will roam around freely in a well-kept enclosed space and you can even feed, pat and play with the sheeps!
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 9 AM–5:30 PM
Contact: +6018 661 8488
Entrance Fee: RM8/person, RM3 to buy food for the sheep
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Looking to bring back some unique souvenirs for your family from your trip? Why not bring home cute pots of cacti.
You should visit The Cactus Valley which is nestled on a hill slope overlooking Brinchang town and has an extensive collection of flowers, cacti and other ornamental plants!
Opening hours: Daily 8 AM to 7 PM
Contact: +605-491 5640
Entrance fee: RM8
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Fancy some high tea with pastries, scones and little sandwiches?
The Jim Thompson Tea Room, at the Cameron Highlands Resort, is a famous tourist spot for those who want to spend their late afternoon over delicious afternoon tea delights paired with tea from the Boh plantation.
Opening hours: 12PM to 6PM
Contact: +605-491 1100
Remark: Lunch is from 12 PM to 3 PM whilst English Afternoon Tea is from 3 PM to 6 PM
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To all my rose lovers, you will never run out of roses here in the Rose Valley.
Some gardens that you can visit are The Rose Centre and Mrs Robertson’s Rose with over 100 types of delicate roses, peppered with decorative sculptures across a scenic trail.
Opening hours: Daily from 9 AM to 6 PM (Excluding Wednesday), Wednesday from 9 AM to 3:30 PM
Entrance fee: RM5
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A new instagrammable floral garden to bring your partner here for a picnic! The Cameron Flora Park is located in Kea Farm. You will be in for a visual treat at this magnificent space swamped with all kinds of beautiful blooms.
Pack your favourite snacks, and get ready for some perfect shots here!
Opening hours: 9AM to 7PM (last call 5:30PM)
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Kea Garden Farm Market is a hotspot for fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers. This market opens daily but it is at its liveliest during the weekends. The pricing here is reasonably cheaper since most of the goods are produced locally in Cameron.
Opening hours: 8AM daily
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Strawberry Farms are also an icon of Cameron Highlands. The cool weather makes it suitable to cultivate strawberries throughout the year.
You can even handpick your own favourite juicy strawberries by hand and treat yourself after with some strawberry themed desserts such as ice cream, waffles, jams and drinks!
Some popular strawberry farms that you can visit in the highlands are Raju's Hill Strawberry Farm, 7 Strawberry Farm.
Address: Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang
Opening hours: 8:30AM to 6PM (9AM to 6PM on Sundays)
Contact: +605-491 3327
After reading this, you should know some of the best and interesting places in Cameron Highlands and start planning your itinerary! However, if you are interested to join Cameron Highland tours, feel free to check out our tour packages HERE!