Private Tour: Kuala Lumpur Rainforest and Canopy Walkway Tour

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Private Tour: Kuala Lumpur Rainforest and Canopy Walkway Tour information and booking

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$71
Duration
4 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from selected Kuala Lumpur city hotels
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
8am
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Tour description provided by Viator

This private sightseeing tour in Kuala Lumpur offers you an opportunity to walk through a Malaysian Rainforest to observe the forest ecosystem. Walk through shady nature trails and arboretums - among them the Dipterocarp arboretum, a collection centre of living trees for botanical reference. At the Bambusetum you will see almost 30 species of local bamboo.


Forest Reserve Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) in Kuala Lumpur offers visitors the opportunity of enjoying a walk through a Malaysian Rainforest to help increase your understanding of the forest ecosystem. This Forest Reserve is gazetted in 1926 and has a worldwide reputation as a centre of excellence in forestry research. Spread over 1,528ha, the FRIM Kepong is the first of its kind to contain both regenerated and secondary forest, which together hold hundreds of plant life species.

This privately guided tour provides the perfect opportunity to explore this unique slice of Malaysia. FRIM offers all walks of life a back-to-nature experience whilst enjoying the flora, fauna, landscapes and the remains of an old Orang Asli settlement. A waterfall and river cutting through this forest reserve adds serenity to this luxuriant landscape.

For the more adventurous traveller, check out the four jungle tracks: Keruing Trail, Rover Track, Engkabang Trail and Salleh Trail, all of which will take you through some of the most spectacular secondary forests in Malaysia. Walk through shady nature trails and arboretums, among them the Dipterocarp arboretum, a collection centre of living trees for botanical reference. The Bambusetum displays almost 30 species of local bamboo. Another highlights is the Canopy Walk above the treetops, if open to visitors at the time of visit. The number of people allowed on the canopy walk per day is limited o 250 people per day. The Canopy Walk is closed for maintenance every Monday and Friday.

Rainforest walk is estimated to take between 45 minutes and 1 hour.

What's included

  • Private tour
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)