Forest Research Institure Of Malaysia (FRIM)

The Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) is a globally renowned institution that pioneers research on tropical forestry. It is located in Kepong, a suburban enclave that is a must-visit for nature enthusiasts in Kuala Lumpur. The institute covers an area of 545 hectares, which is home to approximately 15,000 plant species, showcasing nature's diverse beauty.


FRIM is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including 58 mammal species, 184 bird species, 57 snake species, 30 lizard species, 7 tortoise and turtle species, and 35 frog and toad species. When you visit FRIM, you will be amazed by the diverse range of flora and fauna that you will come across while walking on its nature trails. One of the most fascinating sights to see is the "crown shyness" phenomenon, exhibited by the canopies of the Kapur trees.


At FRIM, you can embark on unique adventures such as the Forest Skywalk and its nighttime version. Imagine the thrill of camping at Glamping sites, conquering the Perah High Ropes Obstacle Course, trekking along Nature Trails, participating in Night Walks, jogging at Kepong Botanic Gardens, and capturing stunning moments through photography and videography.


The Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) boasts unique features such as Arboreta, the FRIM Research Gallery, a Malay Traditional House, the Wetland Area, Silicified Wood exhibits, the FRIM Ethnobotanical Garden, and the beautiful Sungai Kroh Waterfall. 


Images are credited to © Forest Research Institure Of Malaysia (FRIM).

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