Lojing is a small district located in the Gua Musang constituency of Kelantan, Malaysia. It is also known as Lojing Highlands due to its hilly topographical village area. It is located right next to Cameron Highlands in Pahang, along the Second East-West Highway. Lojing Highlands is rich in flora and fauna and is famed for its biodiversity. Lojing’s well-preserved pristine hills and jungles are popular for eco-tourism. There are many species of high quality tropical hardwood such as teak, mahogany, chengal and meranti located in the jungles of the Lojing Highlands. Most of the people that live in the Lojing area belong to the indigenous Orang Asli tribes.
From Kuala Lumpur, you can purchase bus ticket and depart at Integrated South Terminal (TBS) straight to Gua Musang. The journey will be about five hours. From Gua Musang town, hail a taxi to get you to Lojing Highlands.
Cameron Highlands is the smallest constituency in Pahang, yet the most extensive hill station in Malaysia. It is located about 30 kilometres away from Lojing Highlands, where people from the east usually use this route to get to Cameron Highlands. It becomes one of Malaysia’s most visited attraction centres by either locals or foreigners. Cameron Highlands is famous with its cold weather, strawberry farms, tea farms and floral garden. Other than that, it is also famous among the hikers. Mount Irau is the popular peak in Cameron Highlands where Brinchang is the starting point. The two ways journey will take up to nine hours. Brinchang is also a house to popular Mossy Forest where researchers come to conduct their research and tourists come to witness the beauty of natural mossy forest. Cameron Highlands will be crowded on weekends and public or school holidays.
Kuala Tahan National Park is the largest national park in Peninsular Malaysia. It is famous for its lush tropical rainforest, variety species of birds, insects, clean river, a variety species of wildlife and the indigenous tribes. Visiting indigenous tribes could be the best experience for you can see how they make their living in the jungle, which is totally different from how we make living in the cities. Other than that, you can also try night jungle trekking where you will get to see few nocturnal animals. The dry season runs from February to September, which is the best time to visit the park. The peak tourist season is from April to August.
Situated about 29 kilometres away from Lojing Highlands, there is a luxury stay addressed at Crown Imperial Court Apartment, Jalan Brinchang, Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia, 39100. This serviced apartment is recommended for leisure travellers who come with families and friends. It accommodates 3 bedrooms, a living hall and a kitchen. Though this stay does not provide breakfast, there are many restaurants nearby that provide wide range of food for breakfast. The rate offered starts from RM392.
Nova Highlands Resort and Residences is located at The Square, Jalan Aranda Nova, Greencow, Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, which is about 27 kilometres away from Lojing Highlands. This hotel is among the new hotels built in Brinchang, therefore the interior design concept is a bit more modern compared to other old hotels. This hotel is suitable for both business and leisure travellers. The rooms provided are very spacious, clean and well equipped with basic in room amenities. In addition, it shares the same building with a new mall where you can spend some times there. This could be your perfect stay with the rate offered starts from RM221 at Traveloka.com.