Friday, 27 April 2012

Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM)

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Malaysia’s award-winning Forest Research Institute of Malaysia is more than a test bed for scientific work; the institute’s well-preserved forest helps to create environmental awareness and conserve forest biodiversity.

Walking the canopy of a Malaysian forest is a must for visitors to the country’s Forest of Institute of Malaysia (FRIM). The 150-metre long canopy walkway, which is 30 metres above ground level, was initially constructed for scientific studies of Malaysia’s flora and fauna, but it is now open to the public because it offers a unique experience for visitors to appreciate nature.
Not an attraction to be attempted by those afraid of heights, visitors must hike up the Rover track to reach the entrance of the canopy walkway.  The walkway consists of four suspended bridges and several platforms in between them, for nature lovers to enjoy the view and serenity.
Back in 1928, a British forest scientist was tasked to set up FRIM in the then forest-rich Malaya.  Dr F.W. Foxworthy selected a site in Kepong to be classified as an area to study forestry, which remains as it was, till today, surrounded by the Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve.
Acting as the first research director of FRIM, Dr Foxworthy started several experimental plantations, mainly Dipterocarps, which were tall hardwood species.  Slowly, the institute began to grow and several laboratories and herbariums, to include a museum, were built.
Today, the site spans close to 500 hectares, having developed over 200,000 tree and herb species and specimens.  FRIM also provides an arboreta as a reference for local and global researchers in forestry education, as well as specimens for landscape, wood, rattan and bamboo development.

The forest cover provides a conducive environment for wildlife to thrive as well as a popular spot for migratory bird sightings. FRIM’s vast forest provides visitors, particularly hikers many different trails to try out.  The Keruing trail goes through the institute’s oldest plantations which has commercial timber trees.
Other than leading to the popular canopy walk, the Rover track offers a more challenging hike, as it follows a contour on slopes leading towards the summits of Bukit Beruang and Bukit Nolang. Meanwhile, the Razak Walk is known to be the institute’s disabled-friendly trail covering some 400 metres in the forest.
In 2011, this award-winning institute was recognised by the Europe Business Assembly under the category of Best Enterprise Award (Applied Research and Scientific Achievements), earning the “International Socrates Award” – marking a first for Malaysia.
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Kuala Lumpur City, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur – KL to its friends – is more than just a capital city: it is a monument to Malaysian ingenuity and determination. From humble beginnings as a tin-mining shanty town, KL has evolved into a 21st-century metropolis, dominated by the tallest skyscrapers in Southeast Asia and flush with the proceeds of international trade and commerce. Over the years, KL has faced its share of challenges but nothing has succeeded in suppressing the determination of locals to make KL, and Malaysia, a leader among Asian tiger economies.

The marketing slogan for the Malaysian tourist board is ‘truly Asia’ and nowhere is this more true than in the capital. KL is every inch the Asian cyber-city: historic temples and mosques rub shoulders with space-age towers and shopping malls; traders’ stalls are piled high with pungent durians and counterfeit DVDs; and locals sip cappuccino in wi-fi–enabled coffee hops or feast at bustling streetside hawker stalls serving food from across the continent.

The most striking thing about KL from a visitor’s perspective is its remarkable cultural diversity. Ethnic Malays, Chinese prospectors, Indian migrants and British colonials all helped carve the city out of the virgin jungle, and each group has left its indelible mark on the capital. Eating, shopping and nightlife are undeniable highlights of any visit to KL, but don’t restrict yourself to the city – there are numerous parks and monuments dotted around KL that make easy day trips for a break from the hustle and bustle.


Saturday, 17 March 2012

Kuala Lumpur Day Tours, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur has managed to retain her charm, with a skyline that blends the Old World with the New. See the contrast of the distinctive Indo-Moorish architecture and the ultra modern edifices, Petronas Twin Towers - tallest in the world. Beside this, you will visit to Malaysia King's PalaceNational Monument and a lot more.
This full day tours in including Batu Caves, the most famous cave landmark in Kuala Lumpur, which also doubles up as a religious side for Hindus. Ascend 272 steps to reach the top where you can admire the limestone formations and watch devotees pray to their shrines.

Tour Pick up Time  0900 hrs
Tour Durations  07 hours approximate
Tour Inclusion  SIC guided tours
SIC Rate Adult  RM 90 nett per person  (Min 2 person per booking)

SIC Rate Child  RM 80 nett per person  (Min 2 adults travel together)
PRIVATE  RM 450 nett per vehicle - excluding entrance fee or meals
 It is cheaper to hire a PRIVATE vehicle when you have 4-5 person.
Kuala Lumpur Tour Petronas Twin Tower, KL Tower, Batu Caves, Independence Square, King's Palace,