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Central Highlands
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On the mountain range that runs down the spine of Malaysia are the famed hill resorts. At more than 1400 metres or 4500 feet above sea level these hill resorts offer cool, pleasant weather and low humidity.

Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands is approximately one hour by car from Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s only casino can be found here and passports are required for entry. Helicopter service is also provided to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur.

Four hotels, golf courses with a magnificent clubhouse, indoor swimming pool, an artificial lake, a health/sports centre, are amongst the facilities that can be found here.

Fraser Hill

Sited within the jungle 100 kilometres or 60 miles north of Kuala Lumpur, Fraser Hill is popular amongst tourists and golf lovers. Many other sporting activities are also available. There is township, an international standard hotel and bungalows.

Cameron Highlands

Further North, the Cameron Highlands is about 4 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur. They are amongst the more popular mountain resorts in Asia, featuring 3 separate townships: Ringlet, Brinchang, and Tanah Rata. A hotel and bungalows are situated around a golf course. Activities include tennis, badminton, squash, jungle walks and swimming.

Once in Cameron, you can visit Gunung Brinchang at 2064 metres or 6773 feet above sea level. It is the highest inhabited point in Peninsular Malaysia that offers magnificent views.