One Day Trip to Cameron Highlands from Kuala Lumpur is a very popular tour among tourist especially during transit in Kuala Lumpur who only have limited time to spend in Malaysia. The tour is possible because a good road network within Kuala Lumpur and Cameron Highlands. Besides a smooth journey, tourist also able see the real countryside of Malaysia. With a right person and right time visiting Cameron Highlands, tourist will get the same experience as those staying for one night at the biggest hills station in Malaysia without hassle packing and unpacking the luggage.
One Day Trip To Cameron Highlands Activity:-
Below are the list of main activity tourist can do during Cameron Highlands day trip. Some of attractions required small entrance.
1. Sungai Palas BOH Tea Plantation and Factory
Your visit to Cameron Highlands not complete if you were not visiting Tea Plantation. Sungai Palas BOH Tea Plantation and Factory is the main attraction in Cameron Highlands. BOH has three plantations known as Habu, Fairie, and Sungai Palas. The Sungai Palas Tea Plantation has a reputation as the best scenery for a photo shoot and the most friendly for tourist. Here, tourist can see how the processing a Tea was done using the original machine they used since the 1935s. Tourist also can visit a gallery to understand how BOH Tea established by J.A Russel in 1929. BOH Tea Factory closes every Monday.
Please take note, some tour operator or Taxi driver will bring tourist to BOH Tea Plantation in Habu as an alternative during the weekend or major public holiday. Please clarify with tour operator/ Taxi Driver before booking any service.
2. Mossy Frost and Berinchang Mountain
Visiting Mossy Forest and Berinchang Mountain probably the most difficult activity to do during One Day trip to Cameron Highlands from Kuala Lumpur. Situated about 2035 meter from sea level and the road condition, not all tour operator in Kuala Lumpur or Taxi driver willing to bring tourist to a Mossy Forest. Nature sound from insect, the scenery from 200,000 years Mossy Forest and 490km long Titiwangsa Range giving the unique view and experience to nature lovers.
Subject to weather condition
3. Butterflies and Insect Garden
After visiting Mossy Forest and Berinchang Mountain tourist might wondering how the small insect can produce an amazing sound. Butterflies and Insect Garden is the best place for a tourist to learn about the insect found in surrounding Mossy Forest. Butterflies and Insect Garden is a family business by Mr. Tan since in 1970s, a house for few species of local Butterflies known as Raja Brooke, reptiles such Gecko, Snake and Scorpions. If tourist came at the right time, the staff in Butterflies garden will demonstrate some of unique insect producing a sound.
Entrance: Adult – RM7.00
4. Time Tunnel Local Museum
Time Tunnel is not an official Museum. However the effort by the owner preparing the complete infographic and photo about the Cameron Highlands from last 50 years making much easier for tourist to understand why British come to Cameron Highlands even they not optimistic initially. A story about the mystery of the disappearance of Jim Thompson (Silk millionaire) also can be found at Time Tunnel.
Entrance: Adult -RM6.00
5. Pick Your Own Strawberry
Uniform moderate temperature thru out the year in Cameron Highlands suitable for few vegetable and Strawberry fruits. Strawberry fruits were introduced by the British related to the English High Tea Culture. Today, Strawberry fruits were planted commercially for Jam, Juice, Cake and as Snacks. Pick Strawberry Fruits is a popular activity among tourist who came with Children.
Entrance: RM30 for 2 people with 1/2 kilo Strawberry
6. Bharat Tea Plantation
Bharat Tea Plantation established by Mr. Shuparshad Bansal Agarwal from India in 1933. Mr. Shuparshad bought 50 acres of land to pursued his dream owned Tea Plantation. Initially, the Tea produces in Bharat Plantation was sold directly as wholesale to the factory of Federal Experimental Station. In 1960, Bharat Group bought another two Tea Plantation and built its processing Tea-Leaf factory. Today, Bharat has 1600 acres of Tea Plantation known as Cameron Vally Tea brand where the Tea was exported to others 20 countries around the world. Bharat Tea Plantation located between Ringlet Town and Tanah Rata Town. Tourist can make a short stop here for a Tea break at Tea Houses before continuing others activity.
7. Visit Aboriginal People Village
According to history, aboriginal people came thru Titiwangsa range from southern Thailand 11000 years ago. Senoi tribe is the biggest tribe in Cameron Highlands. At Aboriginal village, tourist can see a demostration and try using a blowpipe. Your guide will explain the history and the lifestyle of Aboriginal people.
Tips: RM10 – RM15
8. Lata Iskandar Waterfalls
Lata Iskandar waterfalls situated about 30km from Cameron Highlands the best place for a stopover before continuing to Cameron Highlands. Besides the crystal clear waterfalls, tourist also can get some local medicine and fruit sell by local people from surrounding area. Two most popular traditional medicine among local known as Tongkat Ali and Kacip Fatimah also can be found here.
Tips and Tricks Doing One Day Trip to Cameron Highlands from Kuala Lumpur.
Disadvantage doing one day trip to Cameron Highlands from Kuala Lumpur is tourist only have one opportunity to complete the tour with flying colors satisfactory. Besides weather, others factors such a tour program, tour prices, and driver attitude will affect the whole tour experience.
- Tour Prices and Program – Most of tour operator in Kuala Lumpur has a website where tourist can compare the list of the activity and tour prices with another tour operator. The tour prices must justify with a list of activity and tour packages.
- Book Early – Book your tour early because tourist has a time to made an adjustment on their tour itinerary if the date they choose not suitable for Cameron Highlands day tour.
- Pick a Right Time – The best time to do Cameron Highlands day tour are on Tuesday – Friday. NOT recommended visiting Cameron Highlands on Weekend and Public Holidays. The good tour operator will advise the tourist the suitable time to visit Cameron Highlands.
- Clear Tour Itinerary – Most of tour operator will highlight Tea Plantation visit as the main activity. Tourist should ask the tour operator the Tea Plantation they will cover during the tour? In Cameron Highlands, the best Tea Plantation to visit is Sungai Palas BOH Tea Plantation and Factory.
- Start Early – Start your tour early to avoid congested in the city and maximized your time in Cameron Highlands.
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