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The World Longest Canopy Walk

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What tourists said about the Tree Top Walk, Kedah

“A must-do activity if you visit Kedah”

What to do in Kedah? It is not only a great place to escape from the city, but a place where natural lover should go. Hidden, long journey deep into rural area of Kedah.

Not well publicised. However, once you are here, water rafting, jungle trekking, Tree Top Walk, fascinating forrest, etc. awaits you.

“A totally new experience!”

I visited the Tree Top Walk with my family. I didn’t have much hopes for this attraction because it wasn’t well publicized. Guess I was wrong.

Walking on top of trees with nature singing to you, it was a rare experience for a city girl. We had a lot of fun all in all. Definitely a place for nature lovers.

My dad had fun studying the floras. My mom was busy trying to distract herself from the height(it was reaaally high up).

Visited April 2014

“Adventurous and yet enjoyable. Perfect for nature enthusiast.”

Wonderful recreational park at the heart of kulim. Nice place to visit and to enjoy your weekends.

The place is excellent with flaura and fauna all over besides water activities of your own.

The suspension bridge is really high up and those who are afraid of height may have problems taking the trek.

Visited February 2013

“A Great Place for Nature Lovers and Adventure Seekers”

This recreational park is located about 30km from Kulim, Kedah. My better half and I were pleasantly surprised when we arrived there. We were greeted by lush greenery, cool fresh air and harmonious sound of water rushing down the rivers.

The main attraction must be the 925 metre long Tree Top Walk. We were told it is the longest canopy walk in the world that is built with galvanized steel. We paid RM10 for the entrance ticket and it was worth the money, to be able to walk above the tall trees instead of below them.

We felt safe and secure on the solid walkway which was of various height above the ground level. The view of the rapids below was spectacular too. Along the walkway, there were small information board describing the different types of trees and plants but unfortunately many of them were faded and blurred.

The canopy walk is open from 8.30am to 5.30pm daily.

Overall, this is a nice place to escape the hustle and bustle of the cities or for a change of our daily life scenery.

Visited November 2013

“A great place to learn about nature”

The walk on the tree-top steel bridge was fantastic. Our guests were amazed. Something that more people should try.

There was also not enough literature/information on the trees that we walked passed. Only their names. It was a little embarrassing when our guests noted this. Would be good if the authorities made a greater effort to me more visitor friendly.

Visited January 2014
Source: Tripadvisor

About the Tree Top Walk, Sungai Sedim, Kedah

A particular popular tourist attraction in Kedah that you must not miss is the Tree Top Walk.

Situated in the Sedim River Recreation Park in Karangan town, the Tree Top Walk is the world longest canopy walk, measuring 950 metres long.

This magnificent canopy walk is constructed within the Gunung Inas Forest Reserve which is home to thousands of species of wildlife.

As a result, the Tree Top Walk is an excellent place for wildlife enthusiasts especially those enjoy bird watching and animals sighting.

What to see when you visit Tree Top Walk

The attraction of the Tree Top Walk lies in its quiet and tranquil environment. The Gunung Inas Forest Reserve is undisturbed by development and has retained its natural environment.

Visitors can expect to have an exciting view of lush greenery and beautiful rushing streams while they are strolling above the ground of this primeval rainforest.

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The suspension bridge that you will be walking on in Tree Top Walk.

The canopy walk is situated at the height of 50m above ground. Therefore, you will have a spectacular view of the rainforest literally above the trees.

What to expect when visiting

There will be at least a 30 minutes walk through a jungle trail to the Tree Top Walk. The walk is not that difficult as the trail is clear and straight.

But you will expect to have lots of sunlight and temperature is high especially between 11am to 4pm.

tree top walk sedim river recreational park

The Tree Top Walk is located at the Sedim River Recreational Park.

Therefore, you are highly recommended to carry lots of drinking water and perhaps some light snacks. There will be no food or water to buy after arriving at the entrance of the canopy walkway.

Visiting Hours

The Tree Top Walk opens daily from 8:30am to 5:30pm. It closes only when there is an extreme weather condition such as a heavy rain accompanied with lighting or when it gets windy.

Cost of Visit or Entrance Fees

It costs only RM10 per entry. Children and senior citizens can get a discount price.

Getting to Tree Top Walk

From Kuala Lumpur or Penang, you can take the North South Expressway (PLUS) heading towards north.

Take the exit at Seberang Jaya into Butterworth – Kulim Expressway (BKE) to Kulim Hi-Tech Park. From there, drive towards Karangan town.

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The Sungai Sedim Recreational Park is located somewhere in Kulim, Kedah.

Tour Agents and Ticket Purchase

For booking or purchase of tickets, you can contact Syarikat Perusahaan Azam Travel Sdn. Bhd.

Tel: +604-490 1588/ 491 0641
Website: http://www.treetopwalk.com.my/index.html

Alternatively, you can contact the Kedah Tourism Office.

Tel: +604-731 2322 / 730 1322

tree top walk Karangan

The selling point of the Tree Top Walk would be the magnificent view of the canopy of the forest.

Lodging and Accommodations

The nearest hotel to the Tree Top Walk is the Bintang Sedim Villa which is located right at the Sedim River Recreation Park.

The Bintang Sedim Villa offers dormitory type of room with attached bathroom. The hotel can accommodate up to 120 visitors at any time.

Other nearest accommodations are located in Kulim which is about 30km away from the Gunung Inas Forest Reserve. There are basic to 2-star hotels available here.

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Attractions in Langkawi Island and Kedah that you might be interested

  • Tun Dr. Mahathir’s Birthplace – Furnishing and implements preserved from Tun Dr. Mahathir’s childhood as well as souvenirs and memorabilia are displayed here.
  • Pulau Payar Marine Park – The thriving marine life and vegetation here makes for an exciting snorkelling and diving experience.
  • Underwater World Langkawi – Visit the largest aquaria in the country and view 4,000 varieties of animals from three different ecosystems.
  • Pantai Cenang, Kok, Tengah, Datai and Burau Bay – These beautiful beaches cater for sun-worshippers, beach combers and even adrenaline junkies as they can choose from several water sports available.
  • Tasik Dayang Bunting – Soak up the tranquil atmosphere at the Lake of the Pregnant Maiden, the largest freshwater lake in Langkawi.
  • Bukit Kayu Hitam – A duty-free complex and an international standard golf course can be found in this border town which is popular among shopping enthusiasts.

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  • Car Canopy August 22, 2010, 6:48 pm

    This really looks breath taking! It indeed is a marvel looking at a canopy bridge which is actually 950 meters long. It seems like one stop destination when I visit Malaysia in the coming few months. Thanks for sharing all these wonderful pictures as well the details, sure wouldn’t want to get thirsty up there 🙂

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