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2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

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2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Hi,

I have booked myself for 2 nights in Cameron Highlands and have the following queries:

- what is the weather like during the day/ night?

- which strawberry farm is worthwhile to visit/ pick-your-own?

- recommended Chinese restaurants in either Brinchang or Tanah Rata?

- how is the signal of the 3G network using Digi?

- how long is the drive from Georgetown?

Thanks..

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1. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Hi Vincent..

Temperature here during the day is between 18-24 Celsius and night time between 14-18 Celsius.

There's one strawberry farm next to Equatorial for picking...sorry can't remember the name.

If you are driving up to Cameron Highlands during Christmas , traffic will be bustling and kind of packed because peak season. You can try a restaurant in Puncak Tringkap which is further than Tanah Rata / Brinchang for it's good delicious food and it is not pricey compared to Tanah Rata / Brinchang. Try the restaurant called ' Yew Yee Seafood Restaurant ' or ' Restoran Tringkap'...

Am not sure regarding the signal of 3G for Digi network. In Camerons , best if using Celcom network.

If you are driving from Georgetown Penang , you should take about 3-4hrs to reach Cameron Highlands. Use the Simpang Pulai road ( new road ).

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2. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Many visitors to this highland were caught off guard.

Ask for price menu before ordering at any restaurant at Cameron Highland or risk being ripped off.

Cheer

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3. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Hi KPM7,

Thanks for the tips. Seems Restoran Tringkap is a good restaurant to try after reading the reviews from other people's blogs.

Do you know if hotels there offer heating if the temperatures are a little chilly? I am staying at Century Pines Resort and Cameron Highlands Resort for 1 night each.

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4. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Hi Vincent ,

Am not so sure about the heater though...but do make sure you bring socks & scarf with you for this trip and i'm sure you'll do fine.

Restoran Tringkap and Yew Yee Seafood Restaurant is located at the same area , most of the locals go there for their lunch / dinner. I go there too most of the time from Tanah Rata. At least 20-25mins driving from Tanah Rata. But i still prefer Yew Yee than Restoran Tringkap...quite a good chef!

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5. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Hi KPM7,

Can you recommend me some dishes to try out at either Yew Yee or Restoran Tringkap? What are the approx. prices?

Is parking available?

Thanks!

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6. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Another tip

Do not order sea food at Cameron Highland, cos all sea food need to travel from the coastal area to the mountain and will be very expensive and not so fresh.

Veggie will be very fresh cos all planted at this highland.

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7. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

But I would think ordering freshwater fish is ok? Restoran Tringkap is famous for their freshwater fish?

Yes, I agree that the veggies should be quite good!

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8. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Mountain Strawberry is good...it is near the Boh Tea..but the road up will be very packed and steep. use google map to find out location.

for food, Brinchang food is expensive...you can try the OK Tuck...but i feel it is so so only.

Mayflower at Tanah Ratah is much better. cheap and good.

for hotels...strawberry park resorts just renovated...so rooms are very good condition...but no heater though

if u can afford...u can try Equatorial

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9. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Mountain Strawberry is good...it is near the Boh Tea..but the road up will be very packed and steep. use google map to find out location.

for food, Brinchang food is expensive...you can try the OK Tuck...but i feel it is so so only.

Mayflower at Tanah Ratah is much better. cheap and good.

for hotels...strawberry park resorts just renovated...so rooms are very good condition...but no heater though

if u can afford...u can try Equatorial

Edited: 8:33 pm, November 22, 2011
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10. Re: 2 nights in Cameron Highlands during 23-25 Dec 2011

Thanks for the assistance.

Has anyone lived at Cameron Highlands Resort? Do they have free wifi/ Internet facilities? I need to check-in in flight 48 hours ahead of my flight to book my seats.

Thanks again.

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