“What are the best things to do at Colmar Tropicale?” You might be thinking I’m going to tell you about Colmar, the city in France.
Colmar Tropicale is a french-themed resort at Berjaya Hill, Pahang. Yes, you read that right! This place is in Malaysia. So, if you wish to visit France, but your budget doesn’t support it, you can head down to this tropical resort. Colmar Tropicale is placed 2,700 feet above sea level and surrounded by tropical rainforest. For this reason, the place seems more unearthly.
Besides the French like vibe, anyone who loves adventure can visit Colmar Tropicale also and for others there are many activities to be enjoyed at Colmar Tropicale, including cycling, trekking, swimming and bird watching.
The resort is perfect for a short weekend retreat from your busy life and offers you tons of things to do. Read on to find out how you can spend your weekend here. You can book your Colmar Tropical day tour package from online.
The Best 13 Things to Do at Colmar Tropicale
1. Welcome to a Dream Village Colmar Tropicale
You probably saw castles in the movies or fairytale books like “Beauty and the Beast”, “Frozen”, “Maleficent” and many more. Have you ever imagined that these dream villages could be real?
Well! Colmar Tropicale welcomes you in its dream-like village, surrounded by colourful castles, a water fountain, a graceful cuckoo clock tower, a wishing well, and beautiful flowers. After entering the resort, you’ll feel like you have been transported to somewhere unreal, to a fantasy-like place.
Though it seems like a village, Colmar Tropicale is actually a hotel in Berjaya Hill Resort. But it houses numerous attractions and activities for those who come here to visit and stay.
2. Experience the Old French in Malaysia
To experience France, you don’t have to take a 13-hour flight. Located in the middle of a Malaysian rainforest, Colmar Tropicale is based on a medieval France village theme. The picturesque view of the resort will give you lots of Instagram worthy pictures and a traditional feeling of France.
Colmar Tropicale gives you a chance to experience the 18-century lovely city of Colmar in Alsace, France. So history and tradition both are infused here.
3. Experience the Fairytale Staycation at Berjaya Hills Resort
The best way to enjoy the 18-century French-themed village is to stay here at night. Berjaya Hill Resort promises to give you a cosy and unforgettable staycation. This French-themed suite offers wooden furniture, ambient lighting, and comfy beds.
In short, it has the perfect accommodation for every guest to make them feel like they are in France. Whether it’s a family getaway or a couple’s day out, Colmar Tropicale has everything to make your stay dream-like and memorable.
What I love the most about their staycation is that all their rooms are situated on the upper floor of the shophouses, which gives you a dazzling view of the cobbled stone streets and colourful buildings whenever you open the windows.
Instead of this view, you can also opt for a mountain and garden view by booking your room near the endless greenery of the rainforest.
4. Dine at the Authentic French Cuisine
When you are visiting Colmar Tropicale, it’s worthwhile to dine at its authentic French Cuisine. The place has a total of 9 fabulous dining outlets. From home-baked French bread and sandwiches for breakfast to roasted poultry and French boulangerie, you’ll get numerous options of their delicious foods. Even you can try their buffet.
The resort also has an Italian restaurant where you’ll get mouthwatering pizza.
5. Enjoy Fun Activities at Adventure Park
For those of you who demand non-stop adventures, this resort has an Adventure Park. Surrounded by the tropical rainforest and refreshing cool air, there is no better way to experience enthralling than the invigorating outdoor activities of this Adventure Park.
Thrill-seekers will love this section of Colmar Tropicale, where you’ll have the longest Flying Fox of Southeast Asia, jungle tracking, and canopy walk.
Here you can also play outdoor games like rock climbing or paintball warfare to test your agility. If you want to make your adventure one step ahead, go mountain biking. It is really fun and thrilling.
6. Have a Taste of Japanese Village
Amidst this French-themed resort, you can also have a flavour of Japanese culture at the Japanese Village Bukit Tinggi. This garden will give you a retreat and Zen-like feeling by its gurgling sound of waterfalls and verdant flora and fauna.
If you’re not satisfied with that, the Japanese garden offers a Japanese spa to make you unwind and relax. So pamper yourself a little bit with their aromatherapy massage, body scrubs, and hot therapeutic bath. You can take this spa either indoor or outdoor in the Onsen pool.
Traditional Japanese tea is very famous here. You should not miss it. You can also take photos by wearing Kimono, a classic Japanese dress. Here they rent Kimonos for photography purposes.
7. Visit Over 200 Rabbits of Various Species
To make your holiday more fun for you and your kiddos, Colmar Tropicale has a Rabbit Park. The park houses over 200 rabbits of different species and some other animals like deer and donkeys. These adorable creatures roam in an open area where you can visit and feed them. You can get to the park via the shuttle bus. It can be a great way to entertain the kids.
8. Give Your Kids a Fun Day Out
Your kids will love this place as it is a kid-friendly resort. Here they offer a playground, arcade machine, a children’s playroom, clown, and street shows. Many local and international artists perform at these kid-friendly entertainment shows.
Moreover, the mini zoo where children can roam and feed the animals is also very delightful for them. In short, your kids’ day out will be exciting and joyful.
9. Enrich Your Holidays with Indoor and Outdoor Sports
The Sports Complex section of this resort will level up your holiday enjoyment. It will make you re-enjoy your high school days with amusing sports and activities. Here you can play many indoor and outdoor games, including:
- Table tennis
10. Ride a Horse
To have a dynamic view of Berjaya Hill, you should definitely try horse riding. Horse riding is the most renowned and fun activity here. You can enjoy the 16,000 acres of hills, rainforest, valley, countryside, and its spectacular scenery on the back of a horse.
They provide professional instructors to coach and assist you. The entry fee of this equestrian is RM 2.00 (U$0.47), and the riding may cost you RM 30.00 (U$7.13).
11. Enjoy Tranquility at Botanical Garden
The Botanical Garden is situated near the Japanese garden and offers you a serene beauty of rare flora and fauna. After an exciting and fun day at Colmar Tropicale, Berjaya Hill, you will certainly seek some tranquillity.
This botanical garden can give you that peacefulness with its exotic flowers, trees, plants, and herbs. And if you’re lucky enough, you might see the rare Rafflesia in its full bloom.
12. Collect Some Gifts for Your Friends
You can collect some souvenirs for you or your family and friends back home. There are some little shops in the courtyard area where they sell some cute handicrafts and souvenirs. Purchase them as a gift for your loved ones or keep them for yourself as a memory. The choice is yours!
13. Enjoy the Beauty of Sunset
If you are staying here for the night, don’t miss the sunset view from the hill. There are some stairs at the end of the pathway where you can climb and enjoy the enchanting beauty of the sunset. It’s an epic place to get some sunlit shots.
How to Get to Colmar Tropicale, Berjaya Hill
Within just a 45-minute drive from KL city centre, you will reach Bukit Tinggi. Or, if you don’t drive yourself, you can opt for public transport that runs from Kuala Lumpur to Berjaya Hill.
From Berjaya Times Square, you’ll get a shuttle service that will directly lead you to Colmar Tropicale. The ticket may cost RM 55.00 (U$13.05) for adults and RM 50.00 (U$11.86) for children.
But the good news is if you purchase tickets for shuttle service, you don’t have to pay entrance fees for Colmar Tropicale and Japanese Village.
Timings: You’ll have three trip options from Berjaya Square; 10:00 am, 01:00 pm, 05:00 pm
Likewise, there are three options for your return trip: 11:30 am, 03:00 pm, 06:30 pm.
If you want just to join with a group tour from Kuala Lumpur, see here
Address & Entrance Fee
Colmar Tropicale Berjaya Hills Bukit Tinggi
KM 48 Persimpangan Bertingkat, Lebuhraya Karak, Bukit Tinggi, 28750 Bentong, Pahang
RM 14.00 (U$3.34) for Adult & RM 7.00 (U$1.67) for Child (below 12)
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Can I visit Colmar Tropicale without staying there for the night?
Of course, you can. Colmar Tropicale welcomes both guests who are willing to visit for a day trip and who want to stay at night. All the visitors have to pay the entrance fee, which is RM 14.00 for adults and RM 7.00 for children aged between 4 to 12.
What does the entry ticket include?
With the entry ticket, you will get passes that allow you to enter Japanese Village, Botanical Garden, and Rabbit Park. You don’t have to pay extra for those attractions.
How can I reserve my staycation?
Do I have to pay an entry fee, even though I have confirmed my hotel reservation?
Upon arriving at the ticket booth, all the guests have to pay for the entrance ticket. But the good news is if you have booked a room or suite here, then your tickets can be refunded. However, the number of refundable tickets will depend on the type of your room that you have reserved.
What is the cost of their room?
The room or suite cost varies with the different types of rooms. But the price may start from RM 351.00 and above.
What other facilities would I get with the room rate?
With the room rate, you would get breakfast and an entrance ticket to the Japanese Village and Botanical Garden. Moreover, depending on your room category, you will get more facilities, and the number of breakfast and ticket allocation depends on room types.
Can I cancel my reservation or change it?
You surely can cancel your reservation or change it, but you have to do it at least 7 days or more before your arrival date. If you do any modification or cancellation less than 7 days before your arrival date, you need to pay a penalty fee for it.
How can I cancel my reservation?
You can cancel your reservation or change it online from the website you have booked it. You just need to quote the reservation number that you have been provided through an email by the authority.
Does the hotel have a refund policy?
Different room categories have different policies. They will give you a time period. If you cancel your reservation within that period, you don’t have to pay penalty fees. But if you cross that period, you might have to pay the fee that is mentioned in the room conditions and your confirmation.
Do I need to pay an entry fee to enter the Japanese Garden and Rabbit Park?
When you arrive at Colmar Tropicale, you have to purchase an entrance ticket which also includes the entry to the Japanese Garden and Rabbit Park. So you don’t need to pay extra. Moreover, if you book your staycation, you will get more advantages.
What time is check-in and check-out at Colmar Tropicale – Berjaya Hills?
The check-in time for Colmar Tropicale is after 3 pm, while the checkout time is at 11 am.