Not sure if the 10.1km at Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam or Shah Alam Botanical Park (also known as Taman Pertanian Malaysia) was a hike or a walk. Basically, we walked on hilly tar road to Empangan Sg. Baru, then hiked on forest trails to Empangan Air Kuning. We were checking out the attractions along the way too so it was rather leisure.
I thought there’d be the typical nature walk or hike at KL Forest Eco Park (formerly known as Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve) because that’s the usual case when there’s canopy walk, plus the place’s called a park. But nope.
We learned online that KL Forest Eco Park is opened at 7am; the signage at the park stated 8am onward though. Anyway, we only arrived at 9am and learned from the information counter at KL Tower that we need to get the free tickets from the ticketing counter for a canopy walkway tour at 10am.
We got our tickets, went to the entrance of KL Forest Eco Park located within the compound of KL Tower and discovered that the management of the park is a total haywire.
Not sure what happened but somehow I have been hiking more often since I started this blog and thus the frequency of hiking posts. About two weeks ago, I went hiking at FRIM Kepong (Forest Research Institute of Malaysia) with a few friends because we learned that there’s a Canopy Walkway. Continue reading Hiking at FRIM Kepong