Colmar Tropicale, Berjaya Hills - Malaysia
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This morning, I was the first to wake up and get ready. When I looked around, everyone else was sleeping and refused to wake up. I am not sure if this was caused by the lovely crisp air in this hill resort or the tiredness from travelling hehehe.
Within a short time, Angie also followed me. We head out for a quick …
The journey was truly a long one and we arrived in the hill resort of Colmar Tropicale at 6 pm. Well, this was indeed a lovely place.
Built by Berjaya Group, it is perched on a height of 2700 feet from sea level. Located right opposite Genting Highlands in Malaysia, this is contrary to Genting where there is not much to be done here but …
... the maximum we could pay was RM 50 and he seemed to be OK with that but he had to wait for another group. Then a French couple arrived so now it was five of us trying to go back home. Fortunately another boat came and charged us RM 100 for the ride, so it was RM 20 each.
The ride back was really nice, and you could actually appreciate the jungle much better from the river than from the inside. Plus, with the air blowing to our faces it didn’t seem like it was so ...
... bridge made of aluminum ladders and ropes 40-50 meteres above the ground.
The hike into the jungle takes a while (maybe an hour or so) before you get to the canopy walk. Then, you need to climb a wooden tower to start the walk. The walkway is one of the longest of it's kind in the world. It is 530m long and takes 30 minutes or more to cross.
As you walk the swaying bridge running along the treetops, one at a time, you get a fantastic view of ...
... looking for tickets to Taman Negara we kept getting offered Genting Highlands tickets and the mention of casinos. After stopping at several service stations on the way in the hope of finding wifi or a pay phone, unsuccessfully I may add, we did end up with ice creams though. We finally made it 50km away from KL, a high service station, with a McDonald's which meant wifi! In we went, a quick email and instant reply and we had a room for the night arranged, perfect! We could ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking