Bukit Tinggi is a small town in Bentong, Pahang. It is located close to Genting Highlands, and can be reached within 60 minutes riding northeast from the heart of Kuala Lumpur. As reflected in its name, Bukit Tinggi is a highland close to Titiwangsa Mountains. This explains its cool temperature that ranges from 24 to 32 degrees Celsius. Surrounded by the rainforest in Bukit Tinggi area is a resort called Bukit Tinggi Resort. This refreshing resort offers a number of interesting activities befitting visitors of any ages. Though the name has changed to Berjaya Hills, many still recognise this resort by its previous name Bukit Tinggi Resort.
If you plan to visit Bukit Tinggi in the near future, continue reading this article to learn more about travelling in Bukit Tinggi, Pahang.
Where to Stay
1. Colmar Tropicale - Berjaya Hills
Offering unique accommodation in a medieval French village, 35 km from Genting Highland, Colmar Tropicale offers 4-star facilities including an outdoor pool, award-winning spa and tennis courts. It offers French-themed rooms and 9 dining options.
2. Serene Resort & Training Centre
Located in Bukit Tinggi, Serene Resort & Training Center features a restaurant, outdoor pool and shared lounge and free WiFi. The resort offers family rooms. Guests at Serene Resort & Training Center will be able to enjoy activities in and around Bukit Tinggi, such as cycling.
3. The Chateau Spa & Wellness Resort
The Chateau Spa & Wellness Resort is set in a 12th century medieval French palace. It has luxuriously furnished rooms and suites. It offers an extensive wellness program, 5 dining options and free WiFi.
4. Harmony Valley Retreat
Harmony Valley Retreat is located in Bukit Tinggi and features a garden, terrace and free WiFi. There is a restaurant that serves Asian dishes. Private parking facilities are available free of charge.
Things to Do
1. Japanese Village
Japanese village is 5 minutes away from Colmar Tropicale French Village. The village is a popular spot for bird watching because it is surrounded by lush greenery and amazing rainforest. To make your trip more memorable, rent a kimono and take a few photos in traditional Japanese attire.
2. Colmar Tropicale French Village
Colmar Tropicale French Village, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia, is often the first stop for visitors to Bukit Tinggi. The colourful streets, quaint shophouses, and rustic brick towers of this small town are bound to transport you to Alsace, a small village in France.
3. Botanical Garden
One of the most well-known Bukit Tinggi attractions is the Botanical Garden, which provides peace and quiet in the midst of nature. This place is a horticultural garden of paradise, with a variety of exotic plants, flowers, trees, and herbs.
4. Colmar Adventure Park
Colmar Adventure Park is another popular attraction in Bukit Tinggi for adrenaline junkies. The park offers a variety of challenging activities, including a flying fox, a canopy walk, rock climbing, and paintball warfare.
Food Hunting Spot
1. Bukit Tinggi BBQ Restaurant
Prawns, crabs and clams boiled and not seasoned or flavoured. The juice from the seafood was retained in the compartment below, to be cooked with mushrooms and wild greens native to the land.
Address: Lot PT 3338 Mukim Bukit Tinggi, Kampung Bukit Tinggi
2. Fantasy Valley Restaurant
Located at the foot of Bukit Tinggi, about 45 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur, the Fantasy Valley Restaurant is nestled along a flowing stream amidst tropical lush greenery. The menu is quite extensive, offering a variety of river fish, kampung chicken, pork, seafood and a selection of “wild” meat such as wild boar and frog.
Address: Kampung Bukit Tinggi, Bentong, Pahang
3. Garden View Restaurant
The menu is quite extensive. They offer a variety of river fish, kampung chicken, pork, seafood, and a selection of “wild” meat such as wild boar, frog, ostrich, soft-shell turtle, and deer.
Address: Lot 19326 & 19327, Pesona Heights,, Kampung Bukit Tinggi
4. Wonderland Valley Restaurant
Situated next to a river, there are options to dine directly next to the river or within the building itself. They have a big man-made pool (or aquarium depending how you look at it) filled with various type of fish – big and small – swimming around
Address: Lot 926, Kampung Bukit Tinggi,