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  • Kuala Lumpur Highlands Guide

    Highlands near Kuala Lumpur

    Cool, calm and expansive, the Kuala Lumpur Highlands not only offer respite from KL’s often scorching heat, but tranquil surroundings and breathtakingly verdant views. A trip to any of Malaysia's hill resorts certainly is a special experience, where you can enjoy the seclusion and privacy of quaint Tudor cottages, restful teahouses and charming flower gardens. Wherever you choose to stay, whether in inexpensive chalets, quaint bungalows, luxurious hotels or theme resorts, the cool green hills will provide a relaxing, peaceful place for both weekend retreats and week-long getaways.

    The Highlands near Kuala Lumpur are mostly accessible within a two-hour drive from the city centre, and are situated within the state of Pahang. Malaysia's most popular hill resorts include Cameron Highlands, Fraser's Hill, Genting Highlands Theme Resort, and the romantic, French-themed Colmar Tropicale in Berjaya Hill. All of these offer unique and fulfilling experiences at soaring heights.

Other Highlands nearby Kuala Lumpur

Fraser's Hill is a quaint little town big on romance. It centres on a really picturesque market square dominated by a small clock tower. This resort was developed with care and detail to preserve the harmony of its hilly the natural beauty.

Thus, much of its original old-world charm remains unspoilt with well-clipped lawns, sprays of colourful blooms and charmingly secluded clearings. Pretty colonial-style buildings are peppered around town in the guise of restaurants, sidewalk cafes, the post office, police station and tourist information centre. For honeymooners who wish to spend time together uninterrupted, Fraser's Hill is a great spot. Read More...

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