Cameron Highlands, Malaysia


Trek to Gunung Brinchang
The path leading to Gunung (Mount) Brinchang since the sign is located about 10 metres from the main road. To get to the path, ask for directions to the army base and follow the road to the end. From there you will find clear signs to the path. The walk to the top of Gunung Brinchang takes about 2-2.5 hours. It is an easy path to follow and it is perfectly possible to do this trek without a guide. The path is not very steep but you need to be in reasonable shape. After reaching the top, follow the road for another 6 km down to reach the main road, where you will find the Sungai Palas Tea Estate. From there you can take the hourly bus back to Brinchang.

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There is only one golf course in Cameron Highlands i.e. the Cameron Highlands Golf Club, which is located between the towns of Tanah Rata and Brinchang. This is a beautiful yet challenging 18-hole golf course with manicured fairways, sand dunes and tricky terrains. The golf course opens daily from 7AM to 6PM. The green fees are as follow:

Walk-in rates

  • Weekdays - MYR52.50 before 5PM and MYR26.25 after 5PM
  • Weekends & public holidays - MYR84 before 5PM and MYR42 after 5PM

Rates for players above 56 years old

  • Weekdays - MYR42 before 5PM and MYR21 after
  • Weekends & public holidays - MYR63 before 5PM and MYR31.50 after 5PM
Golf course, Cameron Highlands
Golf course in Cameron Highlands

Jungle Trekking
Besides the jungle trek to Gunung Brinchang, there are other paths through the rainforest of Cameron Highlands. Several paths begin in Tanah Rata and range from an hour walk up to five hours. Some paths are more challenging than others though you can trek through the rainforest without a guide. To ensure a safe walk, always follow and never walk away from the designated paths. Wear proper shoes, bring drinking water and energy snacks. Walk in the mornings to give you sufficient time to complete your trek and inform the hotel or your host where you will be jungle trekking.

The rainforest in Cameron Highlands

Trekking through the rainforest

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