Faces of
Malaysia
Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Rose Centre

address: at Kea Farm, 5km north of Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
Rose Centre, extensive flower garden in a beautiful setting offering good views
hill top at the Rose Centre
photo: Curtney
extensive flower garden in a beautiful setting offering good views

entry: RM5/adult, RM2/child

more information on Rose Centre



Related Places

Butterfly Farm

The Butterfly Farm is located around the Kea Farm area north of Brinchang (town north of Tanah Ratah) showing, besides butterflies, a wide variety of plants, flowers, insects and reptiles. Best to to visit with an experienced guide otherwise you miss a lot of interesting things.

Hotels in Cameron Highlands

Cameronian Inn Guesthouse

Guesthouse in Tanah Ratah, RM10 - RM100

Daniel’s Lodge (Kang Travellers Lodge)

guest house in Tanah Ratah, RM8 - RM100

Attractions

Rose Centre, Cameron Highlands

extensive flower garden in a beautiful setting offering good views

Boh Tea Garden, Cameron Highlands

Visitors center of the Boh tea estate south-east of Tanah Rata with impressive views over the tea estate, a cafe area and free tours of the tea factory every 30min until about 4pm.

Attractions

Pasar Malam Taman Connaught, Kuala Lumpur

This predominantly Chinese night market claims to be the longest in Malaysia. It is located alang Jalan Cerdas in Cheras, a part of KL southeast of the city center.

Long Beach (Pasir Panjang), Perhentian Islands

Most popular beach on the small Island for backpackers with many chalets and restaurants, snorkel spots right at the beach