Mossy Forest

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  • Address: 39000, Perak, Malaysia, Cameron Highlands
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Walking Area, Broadway, Family And Kids, Nature

Mossy Forest - Review

Take a walk through the meandering ways of the Mossy Forest and get to see nature at its best. This forest is conspicuous as it grows only at the highest elevated land of Cameron Highlands and other mountain ranges that grace Malaysia. Since these forests are located at the height, they are constantly under moisture resulting in permanent mist and thus become an ideal biotope for moss, ferns, lichen and orchids. You can actually explore this forest through a 2- km long boardwalk as it touches the peak of Gunung Brinchang. You won’t have to worry as a series of wooden platforms have been kept for the convenience of strollers. Rope railings are also installed for the safety of the walkers. Just keep in mind that the environment can be bit chilly.

Mossy Forest Information

  • Best to engage a local guide as they know the forest well.
  • You can self explore this place but go in a group.
  • The forest is huge so stay close.
  • There are no toilets or shops nearby.
  • Bring your own snacks and drinks.
  • Bring a tripod for excellent photography.
  • Wear proper trekking shoes and clothing.
  • Entry is free.

How To reach Mossy Forest by Public Transport

  • By rented car from city centre.

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TripHobo Highlights for Mossy Forest

  • Mossy Forest Address: 39000, Perak, Malaysia, Cameron Highlands
  • Mossy Forest Timing: 24-hrs
  • Mossy Forest Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Mossy Forest(preferred time): 09:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Mossy Forest: 05:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Mossy Forest

  • 95% of people who visit Cameron Highlands include Mossy Forest in their plan

  • 53.13% of people start their Mossy Forest visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Mossy Forest

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

93.52% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mossy Forest

People normally club together Sam Poh Temple and Gunung Brinchang while planning their visit to Mossy Forest.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Mossy Forest Trips

Mossy Forest, Cameron Highlands Reviews

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  • Lovely and interesting forest to visit especially in the mornings when all is under mists. Late morning means some sun rays come through so it becomes a different scenery. On clear sunny days, you can see more towards the horizon. Easy to walk on wooden platforms, but be alert if wet, short walk and climb to top of tower for best views. Check before going to ensure that the forest is open to public, as they have closure periods for restoration projects. Worth visiting.

  • It's a place worth visiting. Truly special at least during our visit as clouds covered higher parts of the Highlands and the forest as well. However, it was a long trek to the top and if not for a lovely couple that gave us a lift on the way up we would have spent hours walking up the road.

  • A top spot for nature lovers. The quality of the air up here is just amazing. The trees and the surrounding backdrop are surreal. We always make it a point to come up to the Mossy Forest whenever we're in Cameron Highlands. Been here countless times and never got bored of it. The road leading to the top is rough but nothing a standard Myvi couldn't take.

  • Lovely place to learn about nature. It's best to go with a tour guide so that you are able to learn as much about the environment and ecosystem there. Downside is that there are too many tourists who are not as considerate of the place.

  • Beautiful view, needs an experienced driver to get up there (no need for 4x4). Steep staircases up to the peak. Free entry. Don't go when it's raining. No toilets at the top.

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