Lata Iskandar

Cameron Highlands

A picturesque, thoroughly refreshing stop if you're driving route 59 up to the Cameron Highlands, this cascade tumbling over granite boulders is popular with paddling families. Banana, durian and snack stalls abound nearby. It's 20km south of Ringlet.

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Nearby Cameron Highlands attractions

1. Cameron Valley Tea House 1

9.37 MILES

Views over the plantation are breathtaking from this easy roadside pullover on the road between Ringlet and Tanah Rata. There are no guided tours, but you…

2. Boh Tea Garden

10.59 MILES

Velvety green views are glorious from this out-of-the-way tea plantation, though it's a long drive to get here (allow 40 minutes from Tanah Rata and use…

3. Gua Tempurung

11.28 MILES

If you only do one thing in Gopeng, explore the 'Coconut Cave', named for its domelike interior. The easy option is the 'Golden Flowstone' walk, a self…

4. Sri Tehndayuthapany Swamy

11.95 MILES

Located just south of Brinchang is this colourful Hindu place of worship, festooned with Tamil Nadu–style sculptures. It's just north of the golf course.

5. Sam Poh Temple

12.1 MILES

This scarlet-and-yellow temple complex, just south of Brinchang, about 1km off the main road, is stacked high with gleaming golden statues of Chinese…

6. Cactus Valley

12.44 MILES

The highlands' reputation for fresh air and greenery has inspired entrepreneurial locals to found myriad plant-themed attractions. One is this ornamental…

7. Kok Lim Strawberry Farm

12.66 MILES

Just north of Brinchang, this standard strawberry-picking farm charges RM30 for 500g of berries plucked by your own hands.

8. Time Tunnel

12.67 MILES

Not hiking today? Explore a warren of regional miscellany instead. There are displays on wartime history and the 1962 landslide, but this is less a museum…