Mount Batu Brinchang, Cameron Highlands Overview

Gunung Brinchang stands tall as the second highest peak in Cameron Highlands. The mountain was classified as the highest one in Peninsular Malaysia, accessible by road. However, the authorities have shut the tarmac road leading to the summit of the mountain just after 50 meters from Mossy Forest.

Along with the lush green surroundings, the mountain is abode to a rich variety of bird fauna. You'll find an amazing variety of wild flora as well like orchids, pitcher plants and shrubs. The several hikes to reach the summit of the mountain en route the Mossy Forest are quite popular among trek groups and hikers.

A watchtower on the summit offers amazing views of Titiwangsa Mountains, towns and valleys there. The views are perfect for sunset fanatics.

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Hiking to Gunung Brinchang

Hiking is a great way to explore the natural beauty of the Mossy Forest and reach the summit of Gunung Brinchang. The best of all the trails leading to the summit starts close to Raju's Hill (a strawberry farm). The comparatively wide muddy road will narrow down to a jungle path just a few minutes after walking. You'll also find a change in weather from cool to humid. The hike is quite easy for novice hikers and families although it gets a bit steep, slippery and muddy at times. Otherwise, guides can also be hired for the hike.

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