1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa
mountain range of Peninsular Malaysia is
Fraser's Hill. Named after a solitary Scottish
pioneer, James Fraser, who set up a tin-ore
trading post in the 1890s, it actually consists
of seven hills. Fraser's Hill is truly an
idyllic place for one to rest and to escape
from not only the heat and humidity but
also the hustle and bustle of city life.
It is perhaps the prettiest of the Malaysian
Hill is popular with the locals and foreign
tourists for its greenery, forest walks,
fresh air and exotic flower gardens, not
to mention the golfing facilities. It has
many attractions within and around the area.
There is a nature education centre where
visitors can learn about the flora and fauna
of thearea. Bird watching is a very popular
pastime and Fraser's Hill is the venue of
the annual Bird Race which attracts many
To Get There
Fraser's Hill, 100 kilometers from Kuala
By Road : Fraser's Hill, 100 kilometers
from Kuala Lumpur can be reached via the
Karak Highway. Turn left at the Bentong
junction and proceed to Teranum. At Teranum,
take the left turn towards Gap before the
short ascent up to Fraser's Hill.
Alternatively, one can also take the old
trunk route heading towards Penang and turn
off at Kuala Kubu Bharu for the drive to
the Gap. The last 8 km from the Gap to the
top of Fraser's Hill 9 scenic, narrow winding
which carries one-way traffic 7.00 a.m.
to 7.00 p.m.
|If you are
travelling from the south and Kuala Lumpur,
enter the North-South highway and exit at
the Rawang Interchange (20 min. drive). From
Rawang take the trunk road and head north
2km after Batang Kali Town, follow road signage
and turn right towards Kuala Kubu Bahru (35
min. drive). From Kuala Kubu Bahru, head east
towards the Gap which takes about 40 min.
At the Gap, there is a signboard, which directs
you to a 9km one-way single lane.
Hill Gap Road Gate Time Schedule
7:40pm, traffic is two way. Drive slow and
switch on your headlights. Look out for lights
ahead of the road indicating on-coming cars.
Slow down if you see on- coming headlights.
Carefully allow on-coming car to pass.
Public Bus Schedules
There is public bus plying between
Kuala Lumpur and Fraser's Hill via Kuala Kubu
Bahru. The bus schedules are as follows:
8.30am Puduraya Bus Depot, KL
Tanjong Malim (enroute Kuala Kubu Bus Station)
10.30am Kuala Kubu Bahru Bus Station to Fraser's
Hill (first stop Fraser's Pine Resort)
2.45pm Fraser's Hill Town Centre to Kuala Kubu
Bahru Bus Station
4.00pm Kuala Kubu Bahru Bus Station to Puduraya
Bus Depot, Kuala Lumpur
Cool & Humid all year, Nights can be chilly.
Temperature ranges from 13 deg Celsius to 24 deg
Celsius. Coldest season-November to January
Casual & light/medium Weight Sweater is recommended
for chilly nights
Hotels & Resorts in the State of Pahang
Taman Negara Hotels - National
Highland Hotels | Fraser
Highland Hotels | Bukit
Tinggi Hotels | Cherating
Beach Hotels | Pahang