Cameron Highlands is the leading producer of fresh flowers in Malaysia. Most of the flower nurseries are centered around Bertam Valley and all along the way from Brinchang to Kg.Raja.
At the flower gardens and nurseries, be dazzled with the mix of colors and species being grown here. The common flowers grown here are roses, carnations,chrysanthemum, dalia, geranium, fuschia and gladioli. You can buy cheap flowers at these nurseries or any market around the highland.
|Time Tunnel Gallery - The Local Museum
Take a peek into the past of Cameron Highlands through photographs. This is a "must visit" if you want to learn about the history behind Cameron Highlands.
A lot of the photos depicting the past are from personal collections of the locals who's been here since the pre-war days. You can also see some of the familiar items from the yesteryears.
After visiting the fruits and vegetable farms, you might want to buy some. The market is a good place to look for everything under one roof. The main day market is located around Kea Farm but you can also find many of them all along the main road from Ringlet to Kg.Raja.
On Saturday nights, the weekly night market comes to life in Brinchang. This is where you can find all the produce of Cameron Highlands sold in one place. You can get everything cheap here if you know how to bargain. This is also a place to get some good "pasar malam" food.
|Honey Bee Farm
There are three honey bee farms in the highlands where visitors can get learn about bees and honey production You can also buy various honey products here.
The popular Bee Farms are :
- Ee Feng Gu Honey Bee Farm (near the Kea Farm area)
Strawberry farms can be found almost everywhere in Cameron Highlands. All offer locally grown strawberries and home made strawberry jams and a very cheap price. Some strawberry farms will let you pluck your own strawberries and charge you according to the weight. Here is a list of some of the popular strawberry farms in Cameron Highlands :
No trip to Cameron Highlands is complete without a trip to the tea plantations. This is one of the main attraction that's got to be in your "must see" list. You can visit the factories to learn about the tea making process and you can also sit down and enjoy a cup of tea at the cafe. The view overlooking the plantations is beautiful and perfect for the picture album.
The 3 most famous tea plantations are :
Seeing a butterfly in the open is a rare sight these days. Get a change to see many different species of butterflies which used to be a common sight in the highlands many years ago. A walk through an enclosed area where each species of butterfly is happily floating around in a lush, plant-filled garden is the highlight.
There are two butterfly farms in Cameron Highlands and the are both located around the Kea Farm area.
Cameron Highlands jungle a great place to hang out for nature worship and just walk for exercise, take an early morning stroll to find pitcher plants, wild orchids, funky fungi, tree-bound epiphytes, huge tree ferns and lipstick plants.