Places to Visit in Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata
What are the best places to visit in Cameron Highlands? Apart from shopping and breathtaking, this guide will help you to decide the best destination you can visit here.
Places to Visit at Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata Summary
- Attraction: Places to Visit in Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata
- Location: Pahang Malaysia
- Attraction Type: Destination in Malaysia
Places to Visit in Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata
Tea planting is the main economic activity in Cameron Highlands, with acres upon acres of land dedicated to its cultivation. There are several tea plantations located at Ringlet, Cameron Highlands, whose hardy perennial plants, at a distance, produce the verdant carpet so characteristic of the highlands. One of the best known is the Boh Tea Estate, 8km northeast of Ringlet, which operates free tours from Tuesday to Sunday, usually at 11am.
Palas Tea Estate
The Palas Tea Estate is another best tea estate to visit in Cameron Highlands, located at Brinchang. Usually tours from Tuesday to Sunday at 11am. You can watch the entire process there, from picking to packing. The small, green leaves are picked every ten days or so using shears and wicker basket by the mainly Tamil workers who live on the estates.
So, if you are an early riser, a visit to the tea plantation in the early morning will give you a glimpse of women waling between rows of tea bushes, picking the tender young tea leaves and throwing them into baskets strapped to their backs to be processed at the numerous tea processing factories around.
Vegetable & Fruit Market
All over the Cameron Highlands – but especially north of Brinchang – you’ll pass small sheds or greenhouses by the roadside, selling cabbages, leeks, cauliflower, mushrooms and strawberries. These come from various fruit and vegetable farms, which thrive in the temperate climate. Over forty percent of the produce is for export to Singapore, Brunei and Hong Kong.
Robertson Rose Garden
2km to the northwest, on the way to the Palas Tea Estate Cameron Highlands, you’ll find the Robertson Rose Garden which open daily from 10am – 6pm. Have the free visit here which is rewarded by superb views of the sculpted sweep of the surrounding hills. Rose bushes aside; the shop here sells honey and cordials, as well as attractive dried flowers and arrangements.
There are many best places to visit here in Cameron Highlands. And, based on Heritage Hotel, the places to visit in Cameron Highlands are:
- Boh Tea plantation
- Palas Tea Estate
- Vegetable and fruit market
- Robertson Rose Garden
- The Rose Centre Kea Farm
- Rose Museum
- Ee Feng Gu Bee Farm
- Butterfly farm
- Jungle Trekking to waterfalls
- Hiking to the peak
- Cactus Valley
More Places to Visit in Cameron Highlands
The Rose Centre Kea Farm
The Rose Centre Kea Farm Cameron Highlands, situated approximately 5 km from Brinchang & spread over 10 levels of terrace, is the coolest village & the biggest tourist center in Cameron Highlands.
rose centre kea farm
A Rose Museum Cameron Highlands is also built where you can gain a brief overview of roses & its history whereas children will be overwhelmed as they may make a friendly gesture with the animals on our Mini Zoo.
Visit the Strawberry Park Cameron Highlands here will entail visitors not only to the opportunity to see how strawberries are cultivated but also offer the opportunity to purchase freshly picked strawberries with thick delicious fresh cream at affordable prices.
Cameron Highlands’s strawberries tend to be slightly smaller than those grown in Europe, probably due to a lack of long sunshine hours to promote growth, although they can be just as sweet and delicious. Most strawberries are sold to visitors as fresh fruit or jam, with the rest exported down to the lowlands.
Ee Feng Gu Bee Farm
The Ee Feng Gu Farm Cameron Highlands is beautifully landscaped with flowering plants and various fruit trees. It covers everything on bees and has a range of bee products for sale. About 5km from Brinchang Town, The Ee Feng Gu Farm covers area 3.5 hectares. Bees are found in their natural habitat here.
At 6,000 feet above sea level, Cameron Highlands is home to a number of birds and insects not found in the lowlands. A selection of the unusual butterflies, moths and insects indigenous to the area can be found at Butterfly Garden and Butterfly Farm in the Green Cow area.
The Butterfly Farm located 5 km north of Brinchang, which open daily from 8am – 6pm, scores of butterflies fly free among the flowers, with the sound of running water from an artificial pond in the background.
There are plenty of jungle walks to satisfy nature lovers. Two of them lead to the popular Parit Waterfall and Robinson Waterfall near Tanah Rata. Maps showing the trails are available at many of the shops and most hotels.
If you’re fit and love nature, a trip to the mountains should be on the agenda. The peaks offer magnificent views of the highlands. Maps are available for the more common routes. For the more adventurous there are other less well-known mountains, but a guide is recommended on these journeys.
Located in Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Cactus Valley is one of the biggest and most popular tourist destination located here. The valley boasts of having one of the most varieties of cactus plants, some as old as 60 years.
Cactus Valley also has the most comprehensive variety of plants and foliage including roses, calla lily impatiens, fuchsia, ananas, camellia, hibiscus, rhododendron, bird of paradise, glory bush, clivia miniata, peaches, hippeastrum, geranium, coleus, gerbera, oncidium and many other. Varieties of apple trees, passion fruit plants are also cultivated here. These items planted here are also available for sale.
The entrance fee is RM4 for adults and RM2 for children. There is no charge for cameras. They will probably also give discounts for older folks or for tour groups. The bulk of the C&S plants form an impressive collection. There is also a retail section. Most specimens are grown in pots. Strawberries, tomatoes and vegetables are also grown in the vicinity.
*Source: heritage.com.my official website
Contact Heritage Hotel Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata Pahang
Heritage Hotel Cameron Highlands
Jalan Gereja, Tanah Rata,
39000 Cameron Highlands,
Telephone: 605 – 491 3888