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9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

The rise of eco adventure has attracted people around the world to start participatingin outdoor and nature activities. Why not gain memorable experience in the State of Selangor as the State offers many attractive and exciting eco adventure activities. Listed below are some of the places you may consider:

1.  Forest Research Institute Malaysia (Frim), Kepong 

Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Kepong occupies an area of ​​600 hectares, and surrounded by the Lagong Hill Forest Reserve. One of its latest attractions is the Sky Walk. Among the activities that can be carried out here arehaving a picnic with your family, jogging on the Rover Track, walking under the canopy, camping, hiking, cycling and studying the beauty of nature. One interesting fact – FRIM, Kepong was initially a mining site before turning into a vegetable garden site and now is a free forest destination area with a cozy and quiet atmosphere.


For more information, contact: FRIM (+60 3 6279 7000 or +60 3 6279 7575) (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

 

2.  Kanching Eco Forest Park

Kanching Eco Forest Park is a must-visit eco-tourism destination in Rawang. This eco forest park has 7 layers of 208-meter high beautiful waterfalls and challenging hiking trail with different level of difficulties. Not only that, visitors can also spend time with family by having a picnic surrounded by nature.


For more information, log on to www.selangor.travel or contact +60 3 5513 2000 (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

 

3.  Skytrex Sungai Chongkak, Hulu Langat

Known as the “Malaysia First Flying Fox Park “, this place has more flying fox elements that are longer than its branches in Langkawi and Melaka. In addition, Skytrex Sg Chongkak is surrounded by the greenery of the forest as well as the flow of the river under the resistance path. There are 3 packages available for visitors where each package has 25 different obstacles and it takes an hour to complete.  


For more information, log on to www.skytrex-adventure.org or contact +60 13 276 9841 (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

 

4.  Broga Hill, Hulu Langat

Broga Hill is the most suitable hill to climb for all ages due to the less challenging and easy-climbing journey. The hill, which is only 400-meters high above sea level, takes an hour to reach the top. What is interesting about Broga Hill is that at the top of this hill is filled with green grass. With a combination of lalang and beautiful scenery, taking pictures at the top of Broga Hill is perfect for memories. Also, there is a coconut stall at the top of the hill for climbers to enjoy the scenery while drinkingcoconut water. One interesting fact – if you climb Broga Hill 10 times, it is equivalent to climbing the Mount Kinabalu. 


For more information, log on to www.mpkj.gov.my or contact +60 3 8737 7899 / +60 3 8737 1789 (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

 

5.  White Water Rafting, Hulu Selangor

Located in Kuala Kubu Bharu, white water rafting is a lot of fun for those who want to try out the rugged water activity at the river which is 8km long. Not only that, many other activities can be carried out at the Selangor River. This activity is very suitable for individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages from 8 to 88 years old making this rafting activity ideal in Malaysia.


For more information, log on to www.malaysia-whitewater-rafting.com or contact +60 12 465 3307 (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

 

6.  Water Tubing, Hulu Selangor

Water tubing or tubing is also one of the water activities offered in Kuala Kubu Bharu besides white water rafting. This tubing activity is fun especially with friends and family because it does not require a paddle but only following the river currents. If the currents are strong, then the speed of the tube will be faster. If otherwise, participantsneed to temper with the currents using their hands to move forward.  


For more information, contact: rentasadventures@gmail.com or contact +60 11 1141 4674 (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

 

7.  Taman Alam Kuala Selangor

Taman Alam Kuala Selangor is a park surrounded by mangrove swamps with an almost 4-km route provided for visitors to explore the natural environment. For bird lovers, you can go to the observation tower to view and take pictures of about 150 species of birds from around the world including migrating birds from Siberia and Russia. Visitors can also take pictures in the mangroves area as the trees are breathtaking.


For more information, log on to www.kuala-selangor.com or contact +60 3 3289 2294 (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

 

8.  4×4 Adventure Teratak Riverview, Hulu Selangor

Why not take a trip into the jungle by taking a fun and challenging 4×4 car ride rather than a regular city tour? The 4×4 car provided will travel through the green forest roads directly to the traditional village areas, fruit plantations, across the river, swamps, brick areas and even waterfalls. In addition, participants can have a picnic and swim in the river while enjoying the beauty of nature. The price range to experience this 4×4 adventure depends on the itinerary and demands by the participants with a minimum of 6 persons.


For more information, log on to www.teratakriverview.blogspot.com or contact +60 12 565 3397 (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor

 

9.  Paragliding (Jugra Hill, Kuala Langat & Batu Pahat Hill, Hulu Selangor)

You can explore the city of Jugra and Batu Pahat and witness the beautiful natural scenery from the skies by participating in paragliding activity at Jugra Hill, Kuala Langat and Batu Pahat Hill, Hulu Selangor with approximate heights of 400-feet in the air. These two places are must-visits for anyone who enjoys challenging activities and want to try the experience of flying in the air. The suitable time to experience this paragliding activity is from the month of March to September.


For more information, log on to www.mdkl.gov.my or contact +60 3 3180 3694 /  +60 3 6064 1235 (Click HERE to Google Map)


9 Eco Tourism hotspots to visit in Selangor


The State of Selangor has many eco-adventure places for people to enjoy nature and extreme sports activities. The suggestions that have been given strongly encourage visitors to experience the memorable activities in the State of Selangor.


For more information, please log on to the official website of Tourism Selangor at Selangor.Travel.

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