FRIM (Forest Research Institute Malaysia)
Rate per person : Adult RM 150.00
(Min 4 pax)
Child RM 90.00
FRIM Eco-Tour has provide the opportunities for visitors to learn more
about the forest and at the same time relax and refresh their body with
unpolluted environment. With many outdoors recreation and public education
at their ground, FRIM has become popular spot for picnickers, joggers,
cyclers, tourist and nature study groups. Otherwise it will be chosen as
family day events, treasure hunts, camping, bird watching, jungle
trekking, and nature photography.
and bring along rain gear on wet days. Please wear sports or rubber shoes.
A bottle of one litre mineral water will be provided.
Forest Research Institute
Malaysia (FRIM) is a research facility amidst regenerating lowland forest
just 15km from city center. The grounds of FRIM hosts magnificent mature
Dipterocarp species and more.
The tour will include the
canopy walkway which is located in Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve at about
300m above sea level, this walkway was constructed in 1992 with aid from
the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ). The walkway system
spans about 200m and is suspended between trees at about 30m above ground.
The main species on which
this system is suspended are Chukrasia tabularis (Surian batu),
Intsia palembanica (Merbau), Prterocymbium javanicum (Melembu),
Artocarpus elasticus (Terap nasi) and Scaphium spp (Kembang
The walkway system and the
platforms are vantage points from which one experiences a panoramic view
of the forest. Beside this, the walkway system functions as a platform for
scientific study of canopy flora and fauna.
The duration of tour is 4 hours departs at 0900 hours and 1400 hours -
daily departures available upon request.