Cameron Highlands: In the Lap of Nature

By: Vivek Kuriyal

Famous as the “Green Bowl" of Malaysia, the Cameron Highlands is an attractive sight located at 1,829 meters from the sea level. It was first discovered by British Surveyor William Cameron in 1885. It is the biggest producer of Cabbages, tomatoes, lettuces and green peppers. These products are supplied to most of the cities in Malaysia. For Malaysian city dwellers it is the best place to relax in the cool and fresh air of Highlands. Here they get a great respite from the noise and pollution of the city.

The hillside is planted with tea plants which greet you as you enter the region.

During the British Colonial rule, the Cameron Highlands resembled England. Hence it has been a popular destination amongst Englishmen. Old English country inns, chalets, and government rest-houses in the form of quaint bungalows are the hallmarks of this Highlands. Green terraced slopes and mist covered mountains impart it the status of an ideal holiday resort.

You can reach there by road. The interesting features of Cameron Highlands are mainly Tea Plantation, Nature Hiking and Strawberry Farm. The cultivation of tea is most important factor behind the good economy of Cameron Highlands. While visiting the tea factories you can please your taste buds with freshly brewed tea. For Nature lover this place is like a heaven. Unspoiled natural beautyFind Article, attractive flora and fauna and impressive waterfalls make this place perfect for hiking. Strawberry farms are other attractions for the visitors over here. Cameron Highlands Hotel offers great amenities to get you relaxed and energetic for sightseeing.

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