The amount of cactus plants on Cameron Highlands can create a miniature cactus jungle.
One of my favourite stopover sites on Cameron Highlands is having the fabulous scones and tea at Smokehouse Hotel and Restaurant.
The temperature was just right, and the fresh strawberry jam was heavenly. Having the afternoon tea at the English tudor style building and flower garden was one of the must try experience on Cameron Highlands.
Cameron Highlands is famous for its tea plantation, vegetables as well as flowers.
Cameron Highlands is famous for floras, especially flowers and potted plants. This post is dedicated to the more abstract view of the flowers.
The best time to visit Cameron Highlands would be on Saturday (weekend night market), but not the weekend during school holidays or long weekends. The roads from Kea Farm to Brinchang town would be pack with tourists during the peak season. The worst nightmare was to be stuck at Sungai Palas (you could easily stuck for 1-2 hours for a 10 minutes drive).
Cameron Highlands has been gradually transforming from a farm land to tourist site. Unlike other place that abandon farming, Cameron Highlands successfully blend the 2 together as eco-tourism.
I am yet to visit Darjeeling and Sri Lanka. To comfort myself, Malaysia has tea plantation in Sabah and Pahang too. Cameron Highlands is one of the more accessible highlands with great view of tea plantation.