Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is the highest point in Malaysia that you can access by a vehicle. Many of these places are at least one kilometer above sea level. When traveling out here, you can visit one of the many towns that are lined up around it including Brinchang, Tanah Rata and Bertam Valley.

Cameron Highlands Boh Tea Plantation

How To Get To Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands was first mapped out in the later part of the 19th century. The lands have been mostly untouched and include several different towns and large land spaces.

It takes about 5 hours to drive from Singapore to the Cameron Highlands with Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan being the most efficient road to use when heading out to the area.

You can particularly go through the city of Kuala Lumpur when traveling up to the Cameron Highlands. It also takes close to 6 hours to get to Johor Bahru from Cameron Highlands.


What To Do In Cameron Highlands

You can see many Strawberry Farm while out here. The area is popular for being a space where strawberries are grown in favorable high altitude conditions. The Boh Tea Plantations are also popular around the highlands.

Cameron Highland Strawberry Farm

Cameron Highlands strawberry

Mount Brinchang is close to seven thousand feet above sea level and is home to a tall observation tower. You can get to the Mossy Forest from around this area while traveling by car.

It is called the Mossy Forest because it has a large amount of moss covering the spaces around it.

In fact, a number of trees around the area have grown moss because they have been peacefully left to themselves for generations. The Parit Waterfall is not too far from here as well.

Cameron Highlands mossy forest

The town of Brinchang is also noteworthy for having a higher altitude than other places in the area. The location of this spot is around the western end.

The Butterfly Gardens and the Butterfly Farm are both located in the Cameron Highlands as well. You can find many different butterfly breeds here and even interact with them directly.

You can even take photos while in the garden without being at risk of getting in trouble. These places are open during daytime hours.

Cameron Highlands Butterfly Centres

A few hotels in Cameron Highlands can also be found around the place. Reservations are available at Bala’s Chalet and BB Inn, as well as the Camellia Budget Inn. These are ideal for people traveling from all over the world.

The Cameron Highlands in northern Malaysia is just 90 km away from Ipoh and covers around 275 square miles of space. It’s particularly easier for you to get here with a quality car that you can hire anytime.

Location of Cameron Highlands

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