CAMERON HIGHLANDS TRAVEL GUIDE BLOG 2022 (Finances + Itinerary)

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Winding down the lengthy slope in Cameron Highlands, we handed by a sea of tea plantations. Positioned in Pahang, this place is Malaysia’s most expansive hill station named after William Cameron, a British colonial authorities surveyor who went on a mapping expedition right here again in 1885.  Immediately, Cameron Highlands is a common vacationer vacation spot in Malaysia for locals and overseas vacationers alike due to its chilly climate, serenity and exquisite countryside surroundings.  It’s a terrific  escape from the bustling Kuala Lumpur metropolis. Surprisingly, regardless of its recognition, it stays a just about cheap place to go to. Right here’s my Cameron Highlands journey information weblog with pattern finances and itinerary that can assist you plan your journey right here.

 

CAMERON HIGHLANDS TRAVEL GUIDE 2022

 

HOW TO GO TO CAMERON HIGHLANDS

Cameron Highlands is positioned in Malaysia, so if you’re coming from the Philippines, you could fly to Kuala Lumpur first.  There are a number of airways flying between Kuala Lumpur and Manila like Philippine Airways, Cebu Pacific and Airasia, you possibly can CHECK KUALA LUMPUR FLIGHTS HERE.

 

KUALA LUMPUR TO CAMERON HIGHLANDS BY BUS

 

 

From Kuala Lumpur, there are a number of buses going to Cameron Highlands.  However you could get to TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan), the lengthy distance bus terminal. First journey is round 8:30 AM and final journey is about 5:00 PM. You may BOOK YOUR CAMERON HIGHLANDS BUS TICKETS HERE. 

The bus terminal – TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan) is excellent beside Bandar Tasik Selatan practice station, accessible by LRT, KTM and ERL (KLIA Transit) trains. Should you plan to trip the LRT (beneficial), take Ampang Line to Sri Petaling and alight at Bandar Tasik Selation. In case you are taking KTM as a substitute, trip the Seremban line and get off at Bandar Tasik Selation. In case you are coming from Kuala Lumpur and you intend to go on to Cameron Highlands, trip the KLIA transit and alight at Bandar Tasik Selation.  Fare is MYR 38.40 / PHP 447 / USD 8.97 for adults and MYR 17.30 / PHP 201 / USD 4 for kids.  At Bandar Tasik Selation there’s a bridge that connects to Bandar the bus terminal – TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan).  You too can ebook your bus tickets on-line right here:

 

Alternatively, when you’ve got many baggage, you possibly can take a taxi TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan). By the way in which, TBS has lockers at Stage 3, in case you could depart your baggage.

 

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  IPOH TO CAMERON HIGHLANDS  BY BUS

 

At Ipoh Manjaya Terminal in Ipoh, you possibly can take a bus on to Cameron Highlands.  Bus fare is round MYR 20 / PHP 232 / USD 4.67 and journey time to Cameron Highlands from Ipoh is about 1.5-2 hours.  Bus normally leaves at 3:30 PM from Ipoh. Take movement illness capsules because the highway is winding.  You may BUY BUS TICKETS TO CAMERON HIGHLANDS FROM IPOH HERE.

KUALA LUMPUR TO CAMERON HIGHLANDS BY PRIVATE VAN

 

In case you are in a big group,  Select KL –> Space E. Van can accommodate as much as 7 individuals.

 

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GETTING AROUND IN CAMERON HIGHLANDS

 

Although there are buses that run between Tanah Rata and Brinchang for about MYR 6 /PHP 70 / USD 1.40 per individual, the schedule is unreliable.  Some backpackers choose to hitchhike as a substitute. You too can lease a motorbike for roughly MYR 6 /PHP 70 / USD 1.40.  In any other case, you possibly can take a taxi which is able to price you about MYR 10/ PHP 116 / USD 2.34 to Brinchang, roughly  MYR 30 /PHP 349 / USD 7 to Ringlet and about MYR 40 / PHP 465/ USD 9.34 to Boh Tea Plantation.

 

 

CAMERON HIGHLANDS MAP (by Google Maps)

 

To present you an thought about Cameron Highlands, here’s a map from Google.  The primary cities are Ringlet, Tanah Rata and Brinchang.  If coming from Kuala Lumpur, you’ll move by Ringlet first adopted by Tanah Rata after which Brinchang.

 

 

WHERE TO STAY IN CAMERON HIGHLANDS

 

The primary cities in Cameron Highlands are Ringlet, Tanah Rata and Brinchang.  Most vacationers keep at Tanah Rata, sprinkled with finances and midrange lodging and Brinchang with mid-range to high-end inns.  I stayed at Tanah Rata city since the whole lot I want is accessible: low cost inns, eating places and banks.

 

 

CAMERON HIGHLANDS BUDGET HOTELS

 

Right here’s a listing of among the greatest finances inns in Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands.

 

TJ Lodge

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No. 68A, Persiaran Camellia 3, Bandar Baru Juta Villa, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

 

David’s Lodge Residence @ Greenhill ResortApartment

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A4/G, Greenhill Resort, Jalan Gereja, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

 

 

Mentigi Guesthouse

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PT 1675 (A), Bungalow Jalan Mentigi, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

 

 

 

CAMERON HIGHLANDS TOUR PACKAGES 2017

 

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As soon as you might be in Cameron Highlands, you possibly can be a part of Cameron Highlands Excursions, ebook via accredited journey businesses Tanah Rata.  Count on to pay roughly MYR 40 / PHP 465 / USD 9.34 for tour that features the Tea Plantation, Strawberry Farm, Butterfly Backyard and Mossy Forest.

However if you’re pressed for time, you possibly can BOOK A CAMERON HIGHLANDS DAY TOUR PACKAGE HERE. 

 

PLACES TO SEE IN CAMERON HIGHLANDS 

 

There are totally different tour packages in Cameron Highlands, relying on what you’ll select. However right here’s a listing of Cameron Highland Vacationer Points of interest included in most tour packages (apart from Jim Thompson Home). No matter bundle you select, don’t miss the Tea Plantation tour. As I discussed above, count on to pay round MYR 40 / PHP 465 / USD 9.34 for tour that features the Tea Plantation, Strawberry Farm, Butterfly Backyard and Mossy Forest.

 

 

 TEA PLANTATION

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SAM POH BUDDHIST TEMPLE

 

STRAWBERRY FARM

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ROSE VALLEY

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HONEYBEE FARM

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BRINCHANG MOSSY FOREST

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RAFFLEASIA

BUTTERFLY GARDEN

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JIM THOMPSON HOUSE

 

 

 

 

CAMERON HIGHLANDS ITINERARY

 

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Right here’s a pattern Cameron Highlands Pattern 2 Days 1 Night time Itinerary (Countryside Tour) which features a go to to Boh tea Plantation, Strawberry Farm , Sam Poh Temple, Rose Village , Honey Bee Farm and Butterfly Farm.  If you wish to do the trek to Gunung Brinchang for the moss forest and the raffleasia tour, you want not less than 3 Days 2 nights in Cameron Highlands.

 

TIME ACTIVITIES
DAY 1  
11:30 AM  (MYR 38.40 / PHP 447 / USD 8.97) ETD for Cameron Highlands from KL.  Take bus from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
04:30 PM ETA Cameron Highlands (Tanah Rata). Checked in at resort. Clean up.
05:00 PM Stroll round Tanah Rata.
07:00 PM  (MYR 7 / PHP 81.43 / USD 1.64) Dinner.
09:00 PM Sleep.
DAY 2  
07:00 PM (MYR 6 /PHP 70 / USD 1.40) Breakfast.
08:30 AM (MYR 40 / PHP 465 / USD 9.34) Begin of Tour : Boh Tea Plantation, Strawberry Farm , Sam Poh Temple, Rose Village , Honey Bee Farm and Butterfly Farm
01:00 PM Finish of Tour. ETD for Tanah Rata. Try from Lodge.
01:30 PM (MYR 6 /PHP 70 / USD 1.40) Late lunch.
03:00 PM ETD for Kuala Lumpur.
08:00 PM (MYR 38.40 / PHP 447 / USD 8.97) ETA Kuala Lumpur.

 

 

CAMERON HIGHLANDS TRIP BUDGET

 

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Cameron Highlands is cheap, you should buy a good meal from MYR 6 /PHP 70 / USD 1.40 to MYR 10 / PHP 116 / USD 2.34.  Day excursions (the place you’ll be becoming a member of others in a gaggle tour) begins at MYR 40 / PHP 465 / USD 9.34.  Right here’s a pattern finances/bills for a 2 day 1 night time journey in Cameron Highlands.

 

EXPENSES ACTIVITIES
MYR 38.40 / PHP 447 / USD 8.97 Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands
MYR 38.40 / PHP 447 / USD 8.97 Bus from Cameron Highlands to Kuala Lumpur
MYR 40 / PHP 465 / USD 9.34 Cameron Highlands Tour
MYR 19 / PHP 221 / USD 4.44 Meals (3 x)
MYR 52 / PHP 617/ USD 12 Lodging (1 day)
MYR 187.8/ PHP  2,197 / USD 43.72 TOTAL

 

 

CAMERON HIGHLANDS TRAVEL TIPS

 

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RENT A POCKET WIFI HERE and decide it up at Kuala Lumpur Airport KLIA.  You too can PURCHASE A  MALAYSIAN SIMCARD HERE. 

 

Convey a jacket and socks because it get fairly chilly in Cameron Highlands particularly at night time.  Convey umbrella too because it normally rains within the afternoon.

Attempt the steamboat provided in lots of eating places sprinkled round Cameron Highlands.

Stack up money (Malaysian Ringgit) however you may as well withdraw from ATMs at Camellia Constructing the place most banks are positioned.

 

BOOK A CAMERON HIGHLANDS BUDGET HOTEL HERE prematurely as they replenish actual quick.  Most inexpensive lodging are concentrated in Tanah Rata.  Brinchang is extra peaceable with largely mid-range to high-end inns.

Try the Brinchang Night time Market now positioned alongside Golden Hill Sg Ruil.

Cameron Highlands is usually about nature and trekking.

To keep away from the gang, journey to Cameron Highlands on weekdays and keep away from the vacations.

From Cameron Highlands, Ipoh is simply 1.5 to 2 hours away by bus.

 


 

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