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Cameron Highlands Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences

  • Rolling green hills of tea are found in the Cameron Highlands - always a great photo opportunity on Malaysia tours.
  • Picking tea at one of many tea plantations
  • Tea leaves in the morning sunlight
  • White mushrooms in a Cameron Highlandss forest
  • Harvesting tea leaves

As a destination on alaysia vacations, the Cameron Highlands, situated in the centre of Peninsular Malaysia, are a series of hill stations at altitudes ranging from 1500 to 1800m (4920 to 5904ft).

Located 200kms north of Kuala Lumpur, the Cameron Highlands covers a span of 712 sq. kms and features Malaysia’s highest point above sea level (5000ft), accessible by road.

The Cameron Highlands is named after William Cameron, a British surveyor, who, in 1885 was commissioned by the colonial government of the time to map out the. Initially planned as a development for a sanatorium, health spa, and farmland, it was finally developed as a hill station forty years later by Sir George Maxwell, as a development committee was formed in 1925, and road construction began from Tapah to the Highlands.

Given its fertile soil and cool climate, both British and locals settled on the slopes of the mountains, as the road construction was completed in 1931. They were soon joined by tea planters and vegetable growers. By the mid-1930s, the Cameron Highlands featured a nine-hole golf course, several cottages, three inns, a police post, two boarding schools, a dairy, nurseries, vegetable farms, tea estates, a Government Rest House and an Experimental Agricultural Station.

Today, attractions on a Malaysia tour in the Cameron Highlands include jungle walks, waterfalls, tours of tea plantations, beautiful gardens, and plenty of wild flowers. Featuring a glimmer of its colonial heritage, the Cameron Highlands is an ideal spot for rest and relaxation.



Malaysia Travel Information

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Learn about the history and culture of Malaysia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Malaysia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Malaysia for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Malaysia tours today!


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Cameron Highlands

  • Classic Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Penang & More

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: From colonial settlements to the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia invites you to experience its diversity.
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,704
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Malaysia See Trip Details
  • Malaysia Self Drive: Taman Negara, Cameron Highlights, Penang & More

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: This program gives adventurous travellers the opportunity to explore Malaysia at their own pace. Malaysia has some of the best roads in Southeast Asia. You may choose to drive on the excellent main highways, or turn onto coastal roads passing through sleepy towns and local scenery.
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,198
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Self-Drives, Single Friendly
    Malaysia See Trip Details
  • Cameron Highlands Explorer

    Cameron Highlands is a perfect getaway for those who wish to retreat into the highlands to enjoy the cool fresh mountain air and the green hills. Named after the British surveyor William Cameron, the tea cultivated here is some of the best in the country, and flowers and strawberries are grown here as well.
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 620
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Malaysia See Trip Details
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