The first thing that comes to mind when the name Cameron Highlands is mentioned would be the tea plantations. It is the largest hill-station in Malaysia with an average temperature of 18°C, which makes it a very popular destination for travelers to escape the heat in their own town. It has become one of the most popular destinations for locals and tourists to visit when it comes to Malaysia whether they want to be close to nature or just to cool down from the bustling city life. Tanah Rata Bus Terminal is the only bus station in Cameron Highlands and you are able to book them no matter where you are through Easybook. Here is a guide on how you can book your next bus tickets on Easybook by following a few simple steps to be on your way to plucking some strawberries for yourself at the farm.
Located at Tanah Rata, which means “flat ground” in Malay, this is the largest town in Cameron Highlands located about 4 KM away before reaching the next town of Brinchang. The station is situated in a two-story building easily accessible from the nearby bus stop and taxi stand located nearby. You can also travel by feet if you decide to stay around the Tanah Rata area. Tanah Rata Bus Terminal hosts numerous bus operators for routes travelling around the country. There isn’t much to do at the station itself, but it definitely gets the job done for you to board an alight in Cameron Highlands. Read on to find out what to eat, stay and do around Tanah Rata Bus Terminal.
If you are planning to travel to Kuala Lumpur from Tanah Rata in Cameron Highland, there are various bus operators you can book with such as CS Travel, GT Express, Konsortium (Singapore), Pahang Lin Siong Motor Co Bhd and Unititi Express. Both CS Travel and Unititi Express also provide trips to Penang and Ipoh. Book with Konsortium (Singapore) if you are heading into Singapore after Cameron Highlands. Wherever the destination you may be going, we will be there to help kick start your journeys anytime you are ready. All you need is to have an internet connection to log on to Easybook.com to pick and book your trips using through a few easy steps with this guide we have prepared for you here.
Just approximately 4 KM away from the bus station is Brinchang town, Tanah Rata has plenty of facilities available for both locals and travelers alike. This is why you would be able to find lots of choices for accommodation from budget backpacker inns to beautiful resorts over this developing town. If you have that extra cash to splurge a little, check yourself into the amazing Century Pines Resort surrounded by calmness and greeneries just 3 minutes away by feet from the terminal. You can also find strawberry, vegetables, cactus and honey farm around the resort as well. You can also opt to stay at the Cool Point Hotel just a minute walk from Tanah Rata Bus Terminal which is surrounded by nature away from the town life.
For those who are looking for budget hotels instead, you should look into Madani Hotel Cameron Highlands, Hotel Sunbirds and Krs Pines Guesthouse, which are all located nearby as well. There is also the Kang Travellers Lodge nearby best suited for those who are on a backpacking trip. Choose what is best for you and your friends or family when visiting Cameron Highland, knowing there are plenty of accommodation for you to choose from within reach from the terminal upon arrival.
Despite the ever-growing structure of the town, you are still able to be one with nature at Parit Falls, Gunung Beremban, Gunung Mentigi, Gunung Perdah and Gunung Pasar, just to name a few. All you need is a map and you are on your own to the next adventure. With the Tanah Rata Taxi Service located just 5-minute walk away from the terminal, it makes it super easy to get around to places you want to explore. You can also visit the hidden gem of Tan’s Camellia Garden just 4 minutes away if you are a fan of plants as the owner who lives in a Tudor-styled house have been managing this place to grow all types of Anthuriums for more than two decades already.
You do not have to worry about the facilities as you will be able to find banks, money changers, sundry stores, fast food outlets and many others to suit your convenience around Tanah Rata. Masjid Abu Bakar is merely 6 minutes away from the terminal by foot to allow the Muslims to do their prayers. If you are looking to do something light, visit the Tunnel Museum, which is Malaysia’s first memorabilia museum in Brinchang that is filled with collectibles of the country’s pre-war years. This is great for the entire family.
Fit in some shopping time at the Brinchang Night Market with plenty of things being sold by hawkers in the night market within 6-minutes driving distance away from the Tanah Rata Bus Terminal. You will be able to shop till you drop from an array of items, especially all the different types of food and snacks being sold here. Speaking of food, there is a wide variety of places to eat around Tanah Rata from steamboat to cakes. Recharge with a cup of coffee and cake at places like The Lord’s Café while you snap a few good photos to share on your social media account. There’s even a Japanese-Korean spot called Kougen nearby, or you can get into a steamboat action at Restoran Taman Abang Steamboat & Grill or De Bamboo Steamboat & Grill. If you are in the mood for some local food, head on over to Warung Nostalgia, Restoran Bunga Suria or Uncle Chow Kopitiam to order some of your favourite dishes.
Tempted to go to Cameron Highlands yet? All you need to do is book a bus ticket online through Easybook website or download our mobile app to your smartphones and you will be on your way to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal. Here’s a guide on How To Book Bus Tickets on our website. We look forward to serving your next trip!