Cameron Highlands, the largest and the most popular hill station in Malaysia is famed for its tea cultivation. This hill station offers a lot of relaxing and pleasurable activities to visitors. The scenic beauty of the place will leave you with unforgettable memories. A stroll through small rustic villages; a visit to butterfly, strawberry, and honey bee farms; and relishing the delicacies at Tudor-styled restaurants are a few activities that will make your excursion remarkable. To make the best use of your time at Cameron Highlands, take a look at our top picks.
Located on the slopes of Mount Brinchang, a few hundred metres from the peak, this forest is said to be the top-most attraction of Cameron Highlands. A walk through the Mossy Forest will be a highly adventurous experience. The view is magical as the entire forest is covered in green moss. The forest has a wide array of plant species such as pitcher plants, wild orchids, funky fungi, tree-bound epiphytes, huge tree ferns and lipstick plants. Bird lovers may spot over 70 species of rainforest birds in this jungle. To add some thrill to your excursion, try to spot elusive creatures such as clouded leopard or Black Panther, green lizards and the civet cat.
Boh Tea Plantation
A tour to Cameron Highlands is incomplete without a visit to Boh Tea Plantation. The tea company was founded in 1929 and has the largest tea plantation in South East Asia. The place treats your eyes to a never-ending expanse of greenery. Just next to the tea factory, there is a small restaurant. Here, you can sip a cup of hot Boh tea with some light snacks like cake and tarts, while enjoying the majestic views of the tea plantation. The place is open for tourists from 9am to 4:30pm. You can also buy exotic tea packs from the retail shop near the cafe.
Kok Lim Strawberry Farm
One of the largest strawberry farms in Cameron Highlands, this farm also houses a vegetable market, a shopping gallery, a vintage cafe, and a pastry shop. Sample the fresh strawberries here to refresh your mood and tantalize the taste buds. Also, go on a stroll through the strawberry plantation on the slopes and pick fresh strawberries for yourself. To give an antique touch to your experience, head to the Time Tunnel Museum here. This museum exhibits antiques and heritage pertaining to the colonial era.