Cameron Highlands is the smallest district in Pahang which is located in the north-western corner of the state. One of the most popular hill resort in the country, this highland paradise still retains much of the charm of an English village. Although massive development in the last decade has changed the landscape of the highlands, it remains a popular destination for those who wanting to to escape the hot weather of the lowlands.
Being a primarily agricultural domain, you will find an abundance of vegetables and fruits farms dotted all over the highlands. Cameron Highlands is also the leading producer of flowers and tea in Malaysia. Be prepared for a lovely sight of tea plantations and beautiful flowers you won’t see flourishing elsewhere in Malaysia.
Located on the Titiwangsa Range at about 1500 metres above sea-level, the temperature here can drop to 16 ˚C or lower at certain times. The weather here remains at the lower 20′s most of the time.
Cameron Highlands is made up of 4 main townships followed by smaller settlements at different elevations. The first town from the south is Ringlet, followed by Tanah Rata, Brinchang, Kea Farm, Tringkap, Kuala Terla and Kampung Raja.
- Visit the tea plantations
- Enjoy a steaming cup of tea with scones
- Buy fresh blooms at the flower gardens
- Sample fresh strawberries and homemade jam
- Visit a cactus farm or vegetable farm
- Enjoy golfing against a spectacular backdrop
- Trek into the fantasy-like Mossy Forest
- Go mountain hiking