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Bukit Tinggi: The Ultimate Retreat Just 30 Minutes From KL

Been meaning to get away from the hustle and bustle of KL? Spend your weekend right by heading over to Bukit Tinggi that’s only a 30-minute drive away!

So, what’s there to do in this hidden gem? Tons! Here are a few spots that you gotta visit to make the most out of your trip.



Colmar Tropicale

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At first glance, it’s almost like a scene plucked out from a movie. Truly, this French-themed village will sweep you off your feet with its vintage shops and cobblestone roads. Whether it be a go-to for aesthetic lovers, a photoshoot venue, or even a chance to feel like Emily in Paris, this versatile attraction is definitely not one to be missed.

Address: KM 48 Persimpangan Bertingkat, Lebuhraya Karak, Bukit Tinggi, 28750 Bentong, Pahang
Operating Hours: Open 24 hours daily
Contact Number: +609-221 3666



Japanese Village

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From European influences to the land of the rising sun, you’ll get the best of both worlds! At Bukit Tinggi, you’ll have another secret treasure to uncover, that is a quaint little Japanese haven. Here you get to play dress-up in traditional kimonos among other things like snapping photos against a lovely koi pond and Japanese tea house backdrop.

Address: KM 48, Persimpangan Bertingkat Lebuhraya Karak, Colmar Tropicale, Bukit Tinggi, 28750 Bentong, Pahang, 28750
Operating Hours: 9.30 AM – 5 PM daily
Contact Number: +609-221 3888



Horse Trails

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Before you start thinking that Bukit Tinggi is just all about picturesque panoramas, hold your horses (pun intended)! Saddle up for an exciting horse ride past mountain terrains, a golf course field or through clear stream waters in the Creek and River Ride. You can also bag a picnic meal to go along with your equestrian journey by selecting their Picnic Ride option. If you’ve got a passion for the sport, they also offer a variety of horse-riding lessons delivered by trained experts!

Address: KM48 Persimpangan Bertingkat, Lebuhraya Karak, Bukit Tinggi, 28750 Bentong, Pahang
Operating Hours: 
Contact Number: +6016-609 7089



Rabbit Farm

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This is easily one of the most captivating attractions you’re bound to come across. Say hello to these cuddly bunnies hopping around for you to hug and hold. With over 200 rabbits of different shapes, colors and sizes, you’ll be stuck here for hours totally lost in all the cuteness! Although they are the main stars of the show, you’ll also get to feed deers and go on donkey rides in this friendly and inviting enclosure.

Address: KM48, Persimpangan Bertingkat Lebuhraya Karak 28750 Bukit Tinggi, Pahang Malaysia
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM (Weekdays), 9 AM – 7 PM (Weekends)



Hot Spring Bentong

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It can get a little chilly when you’re higher up there, so why not take a dip in a warm, satisfying bath? Aside from giving you much-needed relief, these mineral-rich hot springs are a great boost to your health too! Alternatively, there are cooler pools if the hot springs are a bit too hot to handle, and private jacuzzis for those craving a more personal touch.

Address: Lot 2527, Jalan Kuala Lumpur Lama Mukim Bentong 28700 Bentong, Pahang Malaysia
Operating Hours: 8 AM – 10 PM daily
Contact Number: +609-221 0200



Stay At Your Very Own Private Mansion in the Hills

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image via @brickhousebukittinggi

With so many activities that you can occupy yourself with, you’re definitely going to be needing a sweet crib. Well then, Brickhouse Bukit Tinggi is the perfect answer for that!

Be one with nature as you immerse yourself in this luxurious villa staycation. This serene hilltop retreat spans acres of infinite space which makes it ideal for a staycation with family and friends. Complete with a private pool and a glorious view of Bentong’s green cascades, you’ll soon have everyone wanting to tag along once they lay eyes on this masterpiece.

Besides the external charms of this place, there are plenty of utilities to add to the sheer fun of group vacations. For instance, light up the grill for a fiery barbeque party by the poolside or bond over a relaxing stroll through the fruit orchard below.

Address: Kampung Bukit Tinggi, 28750 Bentong, Pahang
Contact Number: +6012-333 8882

You can have this wonderful residence all to yourselves at a great price:


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