Cameron highlands (Malaysia)
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Highland resort Cameron highlands (Cameron highlands, Cameron highlands also mountains or Cameron) is the most famous tourist destination of Malaysia. Connoisseurs of exotic travelers often arrive in this Paradise.
Cameron mountain located in the Malaysian state of Pahang (Pahang), about 200 kilometers North of Kuala Lumpur (Cameron highlands on the interactive map of Malaysia). They cover the mountain area of 712 square kilometers, which is about three and a half times smaller than the area of the current Moscow. This area is a protected nature reserve. The height of Cameron highlands 1,500 meters above sea level, and as a result, here is more cool and pleasant climate. The daytime temperature here rarely rises above 25 degrees, and at night can drop even up to 12 degrees.
For Russians, this resort is a real unexplored exotic territory. Perhaps, as in most cases, this is due to the lack of a beach holiday in this place. And a special striking attractions here. However, the place is worth seeing and visiting, and the mountains steadily held the lead among other Malaysian resorts by number of visitors..
Cameron highlands consists of a series of settlements, the most famous of which is Tanah Rata. The rapid development of tourist service, flooded in recent decades, Malaysia has provided the infrastructure of the European level. This Malaysian region is no exception.
Cameron highlands is like the enthusiasts and travelers who prefer a secluded, peaceful place. The main attraction for tourists is eco-tourism. Local hotels organized mass trekking tours for the day, and serious Hiking for a few days with all the equipment. It is home to rare fauna and flora, including endangered species. Incredibly beautiful tropical forest, densely covering the land. Here are blooming delightful rhododendrons, orchids. In these forests there are Gibbons. The region of Cameron highlands unsurpassed environmental friendliness, it adds to his popularity among vacationers. And a lot of them here. Travelers are allowed to travel on fixed routes, so the protected area contained in the order, without special load..
The local climate, despite the tropical latitude, it is customary for Europeans – the effect of altitude effect. In the morning quite fresh and the air is heated. About warm things should not be forgotten, as the mountain is unpredictable.
Interesting local attraction are tea gardens, a trip which included in the mandatory list of excursions. Then you can see firsthand the process of making a unique drink, to see with his technology. Floristry fans will want to get to the Valley of Roses, which is a multi-level garden. In addition to roses here are grown fuchsias, cacti, gladioli, hibiscus. A lot of pleasant emotions give a visit to a strawberry farm. Tired of mountain walks, visit the cosy café, where you can relax.
Travel to Cameron highlands – one of the most inexpensive and qualitative methods exotic holiday in Malaysia.
Weather in the Cameron highlands, tourist seasons
The climate in the Cameron highlands due to its location at an altitude of about 1500 meters above sea level is softer than the merciless heat of Malaysia above the sea level. The temperature usually does not rise above 25 degrees at night can drop to 12.
To visit Cameron highlands all year round. Changes in temperature and precipitation from month to month very low. And there is no pronounced rainy season, as in many other tropical resorts. Like most resorts in Malaysia, a large influx of tourists whatever the weather to have during the holidays and school vacations. Calendar holidays Malaysia in here.
However, the best time to visit Cameron highlands is considered as December-February. This is the coldest time of the year.
Seasons in the Cameron highlands in months*
* best time to visit;
appropriate time to visit;
not a recommended time to visit
How to get to Cameron highlands
To get to Cameron highlands is possible only on the ground. This can be done by hired transport or public. The nearest major town to the mountains – Ipoh (Ipoh), which, in turn, is easily reached by rail from Kuala Lumpur with Penang, Langkawifrom Singapore and even Thailand (see train Malaysia). Relatively close is also situated in Kuala Lumpur, of which up to the Cameron highlands can be reached by bus.
For leased vehicles
From Kuala Lumpur to Cameron highlands drive about 300km and 3 hours by motorway. From Kuala Lumpur, we follow signs to Ipoh (Ipoh). The highway continues to the town of Tapah and is paid for, you will have to pay 19 ringgit (the Malaysian currency, the exchange rate).
For self-hire transport in Malaysia you need an international driving permit (IDP). Is such a law, made in the form of booklets in several languages that are issued in addition to the regular national rights. They act only when presented together with your national (domestic) rights, so don't forget to take a trip to Malaysia. To get an IDP is not required to write any exams, you only need to pay a fee. To make it easier for website public services.of the Russian Federation. The cost of any discount through the website services will be 1120 rubles.
The cost of renting a car in Malaysia starts from $ 25 per day. It is best to search and book a car rental through the Internet using the search form and compare prices from different distributors:
To find a car for rent in Kuala Lumpur
In Cameron-highlands is easily accessible by bus or minivans.
Bus service connects the mountains at least from Kuala Lumpur, to Penang, Singapore, Ipoh, and also with some of the more remote tourist resorts.