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Mossy Forest

Bukit Brinchang, Brinchang, Malaysia
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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Brinchang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests
Traveler Description: The boardwalk provides a good view of the Mossy forest, and a series of boardwalks and steep, short staircases takes you through the main attraction... more »
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed visiting the mossy forest, the view over the forest's canopy from the summit is breath-taking. Unfortunately the weather was slightly foggy, which spoilt the view, however we discovered this can often be avoided by visiting in the morning. The road up is very narrow and windy, making it seem very adventurous! If you suffer from car sickness... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

On 30/7/14 at about 11:30 am, We drove our own sedan up to the narrow, winding, bumpy road! Eventhough it's a tar road! The driver must be prepared to face the driving challenge ahead as most the road was very narrow and barely fits 2 cars. Anyway, It was amazing view along up to the mossy forest entrance! The carpet-like... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The trip I had to the mossy forest was a rather peculiar one as it is not the first time me and a few friends had come across it but the previous time we had arrived to late to take the hike. This time however we arrived early enough ( make sure you arrive at before 2p.m if you intend... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Mossy forest is 1-2 km away from Gunung Brinchang. Not a lot to see, but still the most exciting part of Cameron Highlands. I think it depends where you are from if Cameron Highlands is a nice place to visit. For us, it was an average experience. We are a couple from Norway, where we have more exciting nature :)

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went in a hire car. You turn left just before the gate to BOH tea. 50 yards on, the road forks. MAKE SURE you take the left hand fork! The mossy forest is worth a walk but invariably it will be covered in cloud. I wouldn't spend a long time here unless you are a botanist.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The forest is indeed very scenic and the views can be pretty breathtaking, if no clouds are on the scene. On some days it can be fairly busy here. The easiest way is to drive up the mountain to the entrance. For a little more excitement: hike up the mountain from the town of Brinchang by using jungle track no.1

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

First time knowing that mosses is the main water source in Cameron Highland! No visit to Cameron Highland is complete without visiting mossy forest.

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The cool weather, mossy trees and spongy forest floor lent a very unique ambience to the place. It was as if we were teleported to another dimension, very Lord of the Rings feeling! The tour guide showed us a type of rare lily plant found only in the forest there and not elsewhere in Cameron Highlands. It looked like a... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

An awesome experienced for the family . Drive using own transport early in the morning . You feel like , you are in different world with this "mossy" kind of jungle . Proud to have them in Malaysia !! .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Went there on 18th with a friend. We reached the top by car (perodua myvi),which was not a good idea since my tyre punctured at Cameron Highlands Bharat tea plantation stop,but spend almost 2 hours up there. I recommended for people who want to go up there,do be up there early in the morning.if not,it will be crowded with people... More

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