Faces of
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Sungei Palas Tea Centre

address: Sungei Palas Tea Centre,Jalan Gunung Brinchang, Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Tel : 605 - 4962096
Sungei Palas Tea Centre, The tea center by BOH Plantations at the Sungei Palas tea garden is located just above Brinchang. Located on a hilltop, amidst rows of tea bushes and close to Gunung Brinchang, it offers spectacular views from a 20 foot overhanging platform and tours through the tea factory
Sungai Palas Tea Garden
photo: Curtney
The tea center by BOH Plantations at the Sungei Palas tea garden is located just above Brinchang. Located on a hilltop, amidst rows of tea bushes and close to Gunung Brinchang, it offers spectacular views from a 20 foot overhanging platform and tours through the tea factory

The Sungei Palas Tea Centre is open daily, except Monday, from 9 am to 4:30 pm.
Admission to the factory visit is free and information tours are conducted approximately every 30 minutes.

Links: Boh Tea Estate
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Related Places

Boh Tea Garden

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.

Hotels in in Cameron Highlands
HOSTELS
in Cameron Highlands
Father’s Guesthouse
Guesthouse in Tanah Rata, Peaceful setting, surrounded by gardens & jungle on a private hill, RM10-100
Cameronian Inn Guesthouse
Guesthouse in Tanah Ratah, RM10 - RM100
Attractions
Attractions

Istana, Melaka

Reconstruction of the Sultan′s Palace which was destroyed by a fire in 1460.

Tugu Negara (National Monument), Kuala Lumpur

Tugu Negara is a monument in the Lake Gardens that commemorates those who died in Malaysia's wars.