Fraser’s Hill

Fraser’s Hill is a very popular  birding destination in Malaysia is a highland paradise and home to more than 250 species of wild birds. From November to February the higland will be home to the migrant birds that fly here as far as northern Siberia of Russia and islands north of Japan and neighboring land mass, to seek new feeding grounds as well as to escape the freezing winter up north. Fraser’s Hill beauty, green splendor and cool mountain air makes for a pleasant walking environment.

There are many trails in Fraser’s Hill that are popular with the birdwatchers and nature lovers such as Pine Tree Trail, Hemmant Trail, Maxwell Trail, Bishop Trail, Mager Trail, Kindersley Trail and Abu Suradi Trail.

Price : RM1200 per person minimum 2 persons

Duration : 3 days 2 night

Included in price: Bird guide, transportation, entrance fee.

Not Included in Price: Accommodation, Meals, Beverages, Camera fees where applicable.

Recommended Attire: Long sleeve  shirts, Long pants, walking shoes, hat and good sun protection, keep to earth colors like green brown or black and avoid bright colors like red, yellow, and white. Please bring your own binoculars, field scope and field guide.

Fitness Level: Easy

Target Birds : 180 species

Day 1: 
KL to Fraser’s Hill
7:30am: Depart from hotel in Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Kubu Baru/Selangor Dam (2 hour journey), opportunistic birding along the way especially along the old Gap Road up to the top of Fraser’s Hill.

12:00pm: Arrive Fraser’s Hill, an Important Bird Area (IBA), with a great number of lowland and highand birds. It is a former colonial hill-station surrounded by mature lower montane forest. The surrounding forests are predominantly of oak and laurel trees with the highest elevation at just over 1,000m above sea level.   Gems in the form of the  endemic bird, the Malayan Whistling-thrush, Malayan Laughing-Thrush, Malaysian Patridge and the ensemble of other colorful target such as Red-headed Trogon, Green Magpie, Silver-eared Mesia, Golden Babbler, Slaty-backed forktail, Black-crowned Barbet, Blue Nuthatch, Mountain Leaf-warbler and Orange-bellied Leafbirds are almost certain to be ticked. Other birds to see would be the hornbills (Wreathed and Great) , Silver-breasted Broadbill, Blyths Hawk-eagle etc. 

3:30pm – 7.00pm: Easy birding around the various nature trails and along the roads.
10.00pm: Hunt for the Brown Wood-owl and nightjars.

Day 2: Fraser’s Hill Birding
7:15am to 12 noon: Birding whole morning.
12.00pm: Back to hotel for lunch, relax
4:30pm – 7:00pm: More fantastic birding

Day 3: Fraser’s Hill to KL
7:15am to 12 noon: Birding whole morning.
12.00pm check out and travel back to KL
Drop off at Kuala Lumpur.

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