Situated at a height of over 1000 meters, the Cameron Highlands is Malaysia’s most popular hill station and a classic stop along the Malaysia-truly-Asia trail. Temperatures are surprisingly low, so you’ll need a sweater in the evening. The 2 main towns, Tanah Rata and Brinchang, have little charm and are just places to find a decent guesthouse. In between Tudor kitsch and tacky ‘pluck you own strawberries’ farms, there are 3 fantastic things. Oh My! The Boh tea plantation Big
Although the map is marked with 14 trails, nobody really hikes in the Cameron Highlands. Most Malaysians just come here to pluck strawberries, drink tea or get stuck in traffic jams. Hiking seems reserved for courageous foreigners with a naïve, romantic vision of the jungle. I’m one of them. And as a result, most trails are badly marked, badly maintained but badass beautiful. My favorite combination: trails 7-3-5 Both trail 5 and 7 start at Agro Technology Park in MARDI - jus
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