Cameron Highlands is a popular weekend and holiday getaway for both Malaysians and foreign tourists. Many come here to escape from the hot and humid weather in most parts of Malaysia. Temperature is usually below 25°C during the day and can drop to 13°C at night.
Cameron Highlands is located in the State of Pahang, Malaysia with a size of about 700 square kilometers (275 square miles) is almost as big as Singapore. The highlands have 8 districts consisting of Ringlet, Tanah Rata, Brinchang, Bertam Valley, Kea Farm, Tringkap, Kuala Terla, and Kampung Raja. Cameron Highlands population comprises of the local Malay. Chinese, Indians, Non-Malaysian citizens, among other nationalities.
Common languages spoken are Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese. Being an area popular with tourists, English is widely spoken too. Do not be afraid to speak in English as the locals are friendly towards tourists especially since their local economy thrives from tourism.