Take in a breath of fresh mountain air…

when you join us for FBN Asia Learning Journey to Cameron Highlands in Malaysia, at 5,000 ft above sea level.

Led by Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan and his committee members, you will be welcomed by Ms Caroline Russell, the grand-daughter of J A Russell, who transformed steep jungle slopes into the first Highlands tea garden in Malaysia in 1929.  Today, the Boh Plantations remains the leading tea grower in Malaysia and is one of a few vertically-integrated tea companies in the world.

Sip a fragrant cup of BOH tea…

as you get into conversation with the Russell family. To trace the history of Boh Plantations is to have a lesson on the economic and industrial development of Malaysia (then Malaya) over the last 100 years. Learn how an intrepid European family journeyed to Malaysia, and through its entrepreneurial spirit of venture, left an indelible mark on the country in its BOH tea plantations.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conversations with The Russell Family, founders of the famous BOH Tea
  • Visit a sustainable organic vegetable farm: Are the vegetables that we consume, safe to eat? Learn about organic & sustainable farming
  • “Meet & connect” with other FBN Asia families.
  • “Trek the last trail of the legendary king of silk, Jim Thompson”, who mysteriously disappeared while out hiking in the jungles of Cameron Highlands.
  • “A Special Kids Programme” designed so that your children learn as you do!
  • Delectable local cuisine & fresh local vegetables from the highlands

Programmes are subject to change.

Registration will close on 10 February 2017.  

Rates

FBN MEMBERS NON-MEMBERS
MYR1,100 per person MYR1,600** per person
RATES FOR CHILDREN OF 7 TO 12 YRS 
INCLUSIVE OF KIDS’ PROGRAMME
MYR550 per child MYR800** per child
RATES ARE INCLUSIVE OF:
Sessions & activities as specified in Learning Journey programme
Lunch & dinners during Learning Journey in Cameron Highlands
Afternoon tea at BOH Tea Plantation
Ground transportation originating from Cameron Highlands Resort
RATES EXCLUDE:
Flights,  accommodation & transfers to Cameron Highlands 

 

**MYR500 rebate (adult) and MYR250 rebate (child) for use in the respective adult or children programme at future Malaysia events will be offered to non-members who register for FBN Asia membership within 6 months of Learning Journey to Cameron Highlands.

Kids Programme is open to 7 years old and above.

Children of 6 years and below: Free

IMPORTANT NOTE

To facilitate all logistic arrangements, the last day for registration & all transport / accommodation bookings is 10 February 2017. Please also note that the minimum capacity for this Learning Journey is 25 to go.

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ACCOMMODATION

All programme and activities will originate from Cameron Highlands Resort, our recommended resort for this Learning Journey. Learning Journey participants enjoy 10% off* Deluxe Room rates as shown below. To make a booking, please indicate when you register.

Cameron Highlands Resort

Deluxe Room at MYR550++ per night
Learning Journey participants enjoy 10% off room rates*
Based on Single or Double occupancy
Inclusive of daily breakfast

*Booking must be done via FBN Asia

 TRANSPORTATION

You may arrange your own flights to Malaysia. We would recommend flying into Ipoh Airport so travel time to Cameron Highlands is shorter. The distance between Ipoh Airport to Cameron Highlands is about 86 km (1 hr 50 mins) while distance from KLIA to Cameron Highlands is 250 km (3 hrs 30 mins). Currently, Firefly and Tiger Airways offer direct flights from Singapore to Ipoh.

For airport transfers, you have two options originating from Kuala Lumpur International Airport or Ipoh Airport. Please note that the following rates are quoted on a per vehicle basis. You may like to arrange your own carpool before confirming your transport booking.

KLIA – Cameron Highlands – KLIA

By Van: MYR1,240 (max 6 pax)
By Car (Mercedes): MYR1,500 (max 3 pax)

>> RECOMMENDED <<
Ipoh Airport – Cameron Highlands – Ipoh Airport

By Van: MYR970 (max 6 pax)
By Van + 1 stop at Sun Seng Fatt Curry House for optional lunch on 26 Feb: MYR1,170

FURTHER QUERIES

FBN Asia Malaysia Representative: Taryn Foo
Email: Taryn.Foo@taylors.edu.my  |  Mobile: +60 16 2113998

About BOH Plantations

BOH

BOH Plantations is the leading tea grower in Malaysia with four tea gardens – Boh, Sungei Palas and Fairlie situated in Cameron Highlands; and Bukit Cheeding in Selangor. The company produces 4 million kilograms of tea annually which translates to about 5.5 million cups per day.

BOH dominates the domestic retail market. While maintaining its market position locally, the Company is also expanding into foreign niche markets. Today BOH exports its brand of prime grade teas to various countries including the USA, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Singapore and Brunei.

As a household tea brand, BOH also believes in playing an active role in the community and is also an advocate for animal and environmental conservation.

Registration

Due to overwhelming response, we apologise that registration is closed.