Day 01 – Depart Penang For Cameron Highlands (330km)
Depart by 0830hrs for Cameron Highlands which is located 1542 meters above sea level, famed for its tea plantations and cool temperatures. En-route visit Kuala Sepetang mangrove forest, the best-managed mangrove forest in Malaysia and one that serves a very important ecological role in protecting the coastline from erosion. Kuala Sepetang produces the bulk of the nation’s top quality mangrove charcoal. Visit a charcoal kiln where charcoals are produced. Proceed further to Royal town of Kuala Kangsar for a spell of photographing of the exterior view only of Ubudiah Mosque, Iskandariah Palace and Istana Kenangan. Thereafter stop at Sam Poh Tong cave temple. Enjoy afternoon tea at the Hotel. At leisure on arrival (between 1600 and 1700 hrs). Overnight. [Afternoon tea]
Day 02 – Discover Cameron Tour (soft adventure)
After breakfast start your 1.5hrs walk (less than 2.5kms) through some of the unmarked trails still used by the natives. Discover the simple lifestyle of our highland natives who has been living in this part of the forests for more than a century. Observe the interesting flora such as pitcher plants, wild orchids, funky fungi, tree-bound epiphytes, huge tree ferns and lipstick plants or take a glimpse of the small creatures such as millipedes, lizards, frogs, and squirrels (sighting of animals are not guaranteed).
Thereafter, proceed to the most scenic tea plantation, the Sungei Palas Boh estate which is regarded as the largest and best known tea station in the region. Take a tea break (own account) after the brief guided tour of the factory. Continue visit to one of the strawberry farms where we can pay a small fee to pick fresh succulent strawberries by hand. From the farm, we will visit Butterfly & Reptiles Farm (include entrance fees) to view the many beautiful butterfly species including the renowned Raja Brooke. Next stop is at day market where most of the local produce can be found. Spend some time here exploring the many delightful finds.
Proceed to Tanah Rata town for lunch break (lunch on own). Tanah Rata is the largest town in Cameron Highlands region, where many local café and restaurants located. After lunch, walk around town before return to hotel. Overnight. (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 03 – Depart Cameron Highlands to Kuala Lumpur
Breakfast. Morning at leisure. At 1300 hrs overland transfer to Kuala Lumpur (220km). Drop-off at your staying hotel in Kuala Lumpur.
*** Tour ends. ***
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.