The Forest Research Institute of Malaysia, also known as FRIM is a world-renowned centre for tropical forestry research, with over 100 years of experience in forestry and forest products research. This natural attraction is situated in Kepong, a residential and industrial area within a 20-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur city centre. While its famous Canopy Walk isn't open to the public anymore, thanks to its wide range of leisure activities, camping sites and lush rainforest environment, FRIM still attracts a steady crowd of tourists.
The Kanching Waterfalls, also known as Templer's Park Falls, are situated in Templer's Park. It is situated 22 km north of the busy Kuala Lumpur. A natural heaven- Templer's Park is the ideal location for bird watching, jungle trekking. Besides the jungle paths and picnic spots, there are also cool, clear pools for you to swim. Not only does it offer stunning views with a towering attraction near its edge, namely the million-year-old limestone hill of Bukit Takun.
Air Terjun Sungai Lepoh is an accessible hiking, waterfall and picnic site located in Selangor State Park, just 10 minutes drive from the renowned Hutan Lipur Sungai Congkak and Gunung Nuang Recreational Forest and 30 minutes' drive from the equally famous Gabai Waterfalls. Lepoh Waterfalls are especially famous for its natural 'slide,' which is a wide, flat and incredibly smooth rock formation that tourists frequently use to glide into a small lagoon near the bottom.
The famous eco-tourism destination can be accessed in many ways! The easiest way is to drive. Although it is free, KL Forest Eco Park offers a wide range of attractions. You can camp, hike, and even conduct some research there! The Instagram worthy canopy walk is the coolest part of the park! The 200 m canopy walk overlooks the forest and surrounding skyscrapers!
Often lauded as the most beautiful waterfall in Selangor, the Chiling Waterfalls and Santuari Ikan Sungai Chiling (Mahseer Fish Sanctuary) are located just over an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur. Do not miss the opportunity to say hello to this natural spot which houses three impressive vertical waterfalls. Located 21 kilometres from the quaint town of Kuala Kubu Bharu, you'll need to trek through the forest for about an hour to reach the waterfalls and cross the river multiple times. This journey is a fairly easy one, with the deepest crossing at waist-high, you don't have to worry about straining yourself through it.