FRIM -Forest Research Institute of Malaysia
FRIM is a capsule of green area within an easy reach of Kuala Lumpur. The 545-hectare institute is an active centre of forest management research. It is established in 1929. It is responsible for biological, botanical and other scientific research and development pertaining to the preservation of Malaysian rainforests. However, it also opens its doors to visitors who want to experience Malaysian tropical rainforest.
There’s a wide variety of flora and native wildlife to discover, from leaf monkeys to indigenous fruit trees. There are jungle tracks that take the visitors through some spectacular view of the jungle.
The waterfall and river cutting through this forest reserve also adds serenity to this luxurious landscape. The Canopy Walk which is the highlight of the place offers the perfect vantage point from which to observe birds and tropical canopy flora.
The planned forest attracts flocks of city dwellers who seek refuge in nature. It caters the adventurous and athletic as well.
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Monday – Thursday: 8.00 a.m – 1.00p.m and 2.00 p.m – 4.30 p.m
Friday: 8.00 a.m – 12.15 p.m, 2.45 p.m – 4.30 p.m
Student (13 years & above): RM1
Student (12 years & below): Free
Student (13 years & above): RM5
Student (12 years & below): RM1
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We took the stairs to the Hut and we showed our tickets before proceeding to the canopy walk. The healthy trees supported the canopy. One should keep the distance of 3 meters between individuals while walking on the tree tops. The trees are strong enough to support the ropes and ladders. The panoramic view of the forest was soothing.
This is great place for city folks to get away from the hustle and bustle of city centre especially during weekend, there was small pond for our children to play around and also a waterfall to chill you out.
FRIM is located in Kepong, Selangor. It is a nice place for outing. We were so happy to explore the forest. We loved the fresh air, the green nature, the tranquil environment and the beautiful scene there.