Stroll through lavender fields or mossy forests, go hiking or dance with butterflies at the Cameron Highlands. Cameron Highlands is a refreshing destination amid plantations and flower fields. The Highlands are a perfect weekend getaway for the adventure loving tourists. Here are a few things to add to your Cameron Highlands bucket list.
The first thing that you must do when in Cameron Highlands is put your feet up and take a sip of cuppa overlooking the stunning and lush green mountains covered in tea plantations. The BOH Tea Plantations is the most famous one in the area and their exclusive tea room makes this experience better. These plantations make for wonderful scenic views that are straight from tea-heaven. The Cameron Highlands are home to several honey farms where you can get first hand experience of the process of honey making. You can meet the beekeepers, learn the life cycle of the bee or buy a range of products made from honey. Don’t forget to taste some of that freshly made honey and take a few bottles home!
Grab a basket and visit the only strawberry farms in Malaysia. The temperate climate and cooler temperatures in Cameron Highlands make for ideal conditions to grow fresh and delicious strawberries. Indulge in strawberry flavoured everything from jams and ice creams to milkshakes and snacks. Most farms around the area allow you to pick your own fruit which is a fun experience for the fruit-lover.
The stunning and pleasing lavender garden is undoubtedly the most scenic and gorgeous place in Cameron Highlands. The magnificent shades of lavender and blue are a wonderful riot of colours. The sweet smell of lavender at this farm is the relaxing aromatherapy that you need. Take a fragrant souvenir back home from this purple plantation. If butterflies fascinate you, the Butterfly farm is highly recommended. This garden is popular with all age groups for the large collection of colourful butterflies fluttering around.
Experience the natural world first hand at the Mossy forest. Walk through dense foliage and tall trees in the famous Mossy forest. The forest gets its name due to the thick moss that covers the forest floor and is home to stunning flora and fauna. If hiking is your cup of tea then Cameron Highlands has multiple trails to offer. Cameron Highlands is home to a few stunning waterfalls that have a tranquil ambience and stunning views.
To add another dose of tranquility, visit the Sam Poh Temple which is the main Buddhist temple in Cameron Highlands and soak in the quiet amidst Chinese folklore. Another place of worship that will add a dash of spirituality to your Malaysia tour package is the Sri Tehndayuthapany Swamy which attracts large Tamil groups.
Best time to visit Malaysia Cameron Highlands is during the off peak season, but it is a year round destination. Experience a little of colonial history with British high tea and indulge in delicious scones filled with cream and jam, sit back and enjoy the peaceful scenery before you leave from Cameron Highlands on your Malaysia tour.