Faces of
Malaysia
Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

KL Forest Eco Park with Canopy Walk

address: Menara Kuala Lumpur, NBo 2, Jalan Puncak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur - Tel: +6 03 2020 5448
KL-Forest-Eco-Park.jpg, Formerly known as Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is only remaining tropical rainforest in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur
Looking down to the forest reserve from KL Tower
Formerly known as Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is only remaining tropical rainforest in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur
  • experience a innercity rainforest from a canopy walk
  • free entrance!
  • has 2 entrances:
    main entrance at Jalan Raja Chulan (Raja Chulan Forestry Information Centre with museum)
    second entrance on top of Bukit Nanas Hill from KL Tower
  • one of the oldest permanent forest reserve (11ha) in the country
  •  A complimentary nature walk is provided for those who are visiting the Observation Deck at KL Tower
  •  Daily guided tours: 1am, 12:30am, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, Free of Charge for those with a ticket to the observation deck
  • bring mosquito spray
  • might be able to see monkeys
Links:

Blogpost (June 2018):
Canopy walk – Forest Eco Park in the Middle of City Centre, Kuala Lumpur

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Visiting hours:
7.00am to 6.00pm daily including weekends and public holidays.

Entrance Fee: Free

For more informations please contact:

Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia Headquarters,
Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, 50660 Kuala Lumpur.

Phone No: +603-2070 6342
Fax No: 603-2692 5657
Hotline : 1-800-88-5776
website: www.forestry.gov.my



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