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Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Malaysia. Known for its greenery, peaks, and hills, it has attracted many nature lovers up the highlands for its cool weather throughout the year.

With its favourable temperature of between 17 to 23 degree celcius, it gives people a cooling and relaxing atmosphere while touring in the bustling agriculture destination.

If you are keen on a tour to Cameron, here are some of the things you have to do there!

1. Boh Tea Plantation

You heard of Boh Tea right? You might have drank it as well. Now, how about a visit to the plantation? The tea company was founded in 1929 and covers 3 plantations. The path that guide you through the plantation is amazing, just like what you will see below.

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2. Farms

As many of us are city dwellers, we might not see as many farms around us anymore. That’s a reason why you have to see them at Cameron Highlands!

The cool temperature allows many types of fruits and vegetables to harvested. When you head a trip to Tringkap or Kuala Terla, you will see large vegetable farms which grow our common vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower, spinach.

If you are lucky, you can also find large strawberries in some of the farms too!

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3. Markets

If you would like to shop, then don’t worry. You have markets at Cameron Highlands too. There are two types of markets there – Pasar Pagi (Morning Market), and Pasar Malam (Night Market).

You can find anything there at the markets, from fruits, to handicrafts, to gifts.

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Desaru

Desaru, Johor, one of the most beautiful unspoiled beaches in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

With a 22km stretch of uninterrupted gorgeous beach, it is a popular destination for tourists all over the world.

Desaru combines the captivating panoramic views of the South China Sea with the lush tropical rainforests, where guests can have a choice of fun and adventure or simply rest and relax. There were lots of activities at the beach, including jet ski, family donut and banana boat.

If you want to go beyond the beach, there are also a number of interesting tour programs and activities which includes:

  1. Desaru Fruit Farm- A well organized, 100 acres farm, can get you educated on the subjects as tropical fruits, local herbs, wild bee’s honey or Bio Agroculture – all in entertaining and friendly manner.
  2. Desaru Ostrich Farm- Established in 2001, this showfarm breeds around 300 of these big, strong animals. A group of experienced personnel will guide you around. For more adventurous visitors a ride on trained bird’s back is available. The local shop sells many ostrich-derivative products and their restaurant can treat you with ostrich satay, burger or their egg’s omelette.
  3. Fireflies Watching: For a fresh seafood (including lobster), BBQ or western cuisine, go to the floating Restoran Terapung Bujang, a boat next to mangrove wood. You can also entertain yourself with a river cruise, fire flies watching, fishing or karaoke.
  4. Tanjung Balau Museum (Fishermen Village)- The small fishing village is worth visiting, not only for the fresh and tasty seafood, but also in order to get a glimpse of the slow-paced life led by this community. A stroll along the streets of a fishing village can prove quite enriching, especially if you have never had a close look at a fisherman’s home. You can also pay a visit to the local artist and his small gallery, showing modern paintings and installations inspiried by the local nature and lifestyle.

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Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands is famously known for one thing – the only place in Malaysia where you can find casinos. However, not many people know that there are many other things to do in Genting too!

Genting is a popular destination for tourists, especially nearby countries like Singapore and Indonesia. If you would like to travel to Genting, then read on to find out what are the best things to do over there!

The Orchid Farm

The World of Phalaenopsis Orchid Farm is located at Genting, but unknown to many people. The orchid farm consist a range of genus such as Vanda, Dendrobium and Cattelya. In all, you can find more than 400 different species of orchids which come in various sizes, shapes and colours!

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Gotong Jaya

Gohtong Jaya is a town that is below the Genting Highland Peak. It is a favourite place for many tourists, because of its wide range of eateries. If you want to taste all kinds of Malaysian cuisine, this is the place you must be at!

Theme Park

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This is the place where everyone in the family will love to be at. The theme park is known for its indoor and outdoor rides. Filled with different rides for all ages, you can spend your entire day there!

An Hello Kitty land experiences not to be missed!

Hello Kitty Land

Hello Kitty Land is one of the most popular destinations in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Just like Legoland, it is one of the theme parks that is popular with Singaporeans and Malaysians alike. While many thought that Hello Kitty Land is just a place for kids, they’re wrong! If you are a huge fan of Hello Kitty, or any other Sanrio toys, then you must be there!

Other than just another theme park, Hello Kitty Land gives you the best experience of Hello Kitty and her friends with a range of activities for all visitors. Young kids can play at the Friendship Land, watch Hello Kitty and Land perform in live shows, and the entire family can also go on a guided tour to all six sections of Hello Kitty’s House!

 

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Johor Premium Outlet

Looking to get some branded goods with more savings? Then Johor Premium Outlet is for you to get good deals, and have fun shopping!

The outlet showcases a replica of most branded outlet stores around the world.

It has a wide variety of branded names and household brands, including Nike, Coach, Adidas, Victoria Secret, Burberry etc. All of these are selling at 25%-65% discounts. With a stronger value of SGD compare to RM, this makes the trip a much more attractive one.

If shopping is really really really not your cup of tea, there is a food court establishment with pretty good food, plenty of benches to sit around and some cafes to chill out while waiting for your shopping partner to show up with their ‘loot’!

 

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Kukup

Looking for some affordable & quick getaways from Singapore? Then you should really consider a trip to Kukup – a small, quaint but unique Malaysian fishing village where most residents have their houses built on stilts over the sea.

It is a very popular weekend destination with many Singaporeans who go there to experience kampung life as it may have been in Singapore long before the urban sprawl after independence pushed their own fishing villages into the distant past of a quieter lifestyle.  Over here you will see lots of kelongs that were built to cater to the thriving tourism scene.

And of course, indulge your taste buds with the fresh seafood here. There are plenty of Chinese Seafood restaurant serving delicious seafood feast. Some local goodies can be easily found here on the main streets such as salted fish, ikan bilis, balacan readily available for you to bring home as souveniers. They are fresh and nice, yet selling at a reasonable price.

If you like flowers, then you should pay a visit to the famous Orchid Valley near here, with around 1.5 million tropical orchid plants with more than 80 different varieties. Orchid Valley is located a pleasant 28km roadtrip from Johor Bahru that will take you through the serene Malaysian countryside.

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Legoland

Legoland is one of the latest tourist attraction in Johor, Malaysia. Since its inception in 2012, they have seen hundreds of tourists flock to their theme park, which is a favourite for many families and kids!

If you have not been to Legoland, then it is one place that you must check it out!

One of the main attraction of Legoland is the Water Park. It is a favourite for many adults and children. What makes Water Park fun and exciting are the splash and twisted rides that get your heart pumping non-stop on your way down.

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Another attraction that you must not miss at Legoland, is the Miniland! It is land made up of lego pieces that mimic different parts of Malaysia and Singapore. You get to see some of the famous landmarks in detailed miniature. Be there to spot the Petronas Towers, the Merlion Statue, and even the Taj Mahal!

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The Legoland receives hundreds of tourists everyday, and if you want to ensure that you can get the maximum fun out of it, please purchase your tickets early, and stay near the theme park for convenience. Even better, stay at the Lego-themed hotel, The Legoland Hotel!

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Mersing

Looking to have some unique weekend chalet?

Approximately 15 to 16km from Mersing town lies Air Papan beach, with lots of chalet nearby. Guests could also choose to participate in the popular village’s homestay programme.2428372-Mersing_Marine_Park_Centre-Mersing

A festival filled with fun, food and games called “Pesta Air Papan” celebrated every 1st May each year always draw a huge visitors to the beach.

Kueh-Mueh (Malay cakes) or the local kuih are abundance in Mersing…Don’t forget to try them, they are not just cheap but also delicious!

Mersing is also usually serves as a jetty stop before reaching some islands such as Pulau Tioman or Pulau Aur. The best thing to do here is shopping as you will be paying at a higher prices in the islands. If you are also good with bargaining, you may get some nice souvenirs at very low costs. There are many shops around jetty area. You can buy shirts, souvenirs and necessary supplies for your island trip.

Visit the Mersing Marine Park Centre if you wish to go to the various marine parks off Mersing coastline. Since Mersing is the hoping off point to the islands in the Seribuat Archipelago, the Centre is a good place to start if you want to find out more about Johor’s islands before visiting them. Located in the middle of Mersing town, the Centre acts as the administrative, management and information center for the 13 islands off the north-east coast of the State of Johor.

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Port Dickson

Feast on delicious seafood and relax causally on the stunning beaches of Port Dickson, one of the most popular destinations in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Contrary to normal beliefs, Port Dickson is not just one beach!

Instead, it is an 18km strip of coastline in Negeri Sembilan state with a series of beaches.

This small town used to produce charcoal. but it was later developed as a small port by the British during the Straits Settlement period.

Some of the most common one includes Pantai Bagan Pinang, Pantai Saujana and Pantai Cahaya Negeri. Enjoy the touch of nice breeze, fine sand and peaceful ambience. If you are looking for some water sports there are shop to rent windsurfers, kayaks, beach volleyball, and life jackets as well.

If you are someone that are aiming for some street food, then you should consider going to another famous beaches here, Teluk Kemang. It is one of the busiest of Port Dickson’s beaches partly because of the street market atmosphere in the stalls in front of the beach and the wide variety of food stalls and restaurants. Immerse yourself to the golden sand and the crystal clear water. There are plenty of water sports vendors here. One of the best location for family trip.

 

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