Cameron Highlands - Part I

The Cameron Highlands is one of Malaysia’s most extensive hill stations. It covers an area of 712 square kilometres. To the north, its boundary touches that of Kelantan; to the west, it shares part of its border with Perak ~ Wikipedia

Cameron Highlands is the smallest district in the state of Pahang which is located in the north-western corner of the state. One of the wonders of Malaysia, it is the largest and most famous hill resort in the country. This highland paradise still retains much of the charm of an English village. Being a primarily agricultural domain, you will find an abundance of vegetables and fruits farms here. Cameron Highlands is also the leading producer of flowers and tea in Malaysia. Be prepared for a lovely sight of extraordinary 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. ~ 

Cameron Highlands is a place where you should go , should you just want to be away, at the most 3 nights, 02 nights would be sufficient, just for you to rest, with fresh air, eating fresh veges and fruits, have English Tea of Boh or Cameron Tea and freshly baked scones, then buy some veges and flowers to bring back home ~ ME :D :D D the last one was my description of Cameron Highlands. Those days, I didn't really like going to Cameron Highlands, even though my parents used to bring us there almost every other short school hols as my dad and uncles can play Golf while us, the cousins , I don't even remember what did we do, because now, its like...huh ? were we really interested in the strawberries ? flowers ?

Anyway, a couple of years back, the Govt has decided to pump up some money and built a very good highway. Very wide and not the winding road like the old trunk road.....but honestly, if you are coming for the 1st time to Camerons, I would suggest for you to take the trunk road first, so that you can see the forest, the waterfalls, the aborigines ( orang asli ) along the roads, selling their handicrafts, then come down via the highway on your way back.....then you can see, the before and after modernisation ? :p 

Things to do at Cameron Highlands, from my eyes :
  1. Go to Boh Tea Plantation, nice place to take pictures, then have some tea there .......
  2. If you really want to feel the English style cottage, then go to Bala's cottage for their Scones and tea ( I feel that its pricey ..... )
  3. Go to the Saturday night market....they practically sell the same thing as other stalls at the night market....but for the thrill of it ;p ( they only have it once a week, so for the locals, it is a must go ) 
  4. If you feel its worth it, then go for the Steamboats that put mostly only veges at the buffet line.....
  5. Play Golf !!!!  Nice weather to hit the balls.....

Anyway, here are some photos taken at Cameron Highlands by yours truly....but in the next few postings, I would put up the hotels I have stayed at Cameron was on a single trip and another one was with my family.

Enjoy the pictures.......

Welcome to Cameron Highlands ( from the trunk road up ) 

This cafe is still there , went there in 2009, & recently still there 

RM3.00 Strawberry Juice

Foggy peak

Nice flowers....

More Flowers

These potted plants are for sale

Visit the cactus farm

Long looking one !!!

Beautiful colours...right ?

Hibiscus or Bunga Raya, Malaysia National Flower

Strawberries Farm

Just visit or go for hand picking strawberries

Don't forget to try this out

And this too !! Strawberries Fondue 

Tea Plantations everywhere 

So, I will load up about the hotels I have stayed before in next postings...... and one of it is my top on the notch favourite....

Please wait.


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