Mount Batu Brinchang
|Mount Batu Brinchang|
|Elevation||2,032 m (6,667 ft)|
|Location||Pahang-Perak border, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia|
|Parent range||Titiwangsa Mountains|
|Easiest route||Hike, drive|
Mount Batu Brinchang (Malay: Gunung Batu Brinchang) is the highest mountain in the Cameron Highlands area that can be accessed by car. It is situated at the Perak-Pahang border in Malaysia. It is one of the mountains in Malaysia where its summit can be reached by road. Due to easy accessibility, this mountain enjoys many visitors all year round.
This mountain enjoys an easy road access all the way to the summit. In fact, the road leading to the summit of this mountain is also the highest road in Peninsular Malaysia.
There is also a micro-station installation at the top of this mountain.
Obviously the easiest way to reach the summit of this mountain is via road. But as the road winds around the mountain, it is also time consuming. To follow this road from the nearest town, Brinchang, it will take 12 km walk for around 3 hours. One may also hire a taxi from Brinchang to get to the summit which will then follow this road.
For the more adventurous, one may also try nature trail path that cuts the forest all the way up to the summit. The nature trail's entrance is situated at the edge of the Brinchang town itself.