8 Beautiful Nature Places That’s Just a Short Drive Away From Klang Valley

There are a lot of benefits to being out in nature and if you’re a nature lover, you’ll know that there’s nothing quite like enjoying the fresh sunshine and crisp air. Well, if you’re looking to get your fix but don’t want to travel too far out, then you’re in luck!

We’ve put together a list of different places for everyone and they’re all right here in the Klang Valley!


1. The evergreen Kota Damansara Community Forest Reserve

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Location: Section 10, Kota Damansara
Distance from KL City Centre: 22.5km

What it has to offer:

  • Jogging track
  • Picnic area
  • Mountain bike trail
  • Multiple hiking trails

Pro-Tip: Be sure to check out the Tiga Puteri hiking trail, which gives you a gorgeous view overlooking the NKVE Highway with greenery and urban landscape!

Pro-Tip 2: If you have your own bikes, remember to bring them along! Just make sure you have a car that can fit your bikes. Preferably a car with ULTRA Seats that can recline easily.

If you’d like more info on updates and news about this place, you can check out the Kota Damansara Community Forest Society. It is a community-run initiative which is quite active.


2. Bukit Kerinchi Forest Park

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Location: Bukit Kerinchi, Pantai Dalam
Distance from KL City Centre: 8.7km

What it has to offer:

  • Picnic area
  • Campsite
  • Edible herb garden
  • A steel hanging bridge

You can also walk all the way to Bukit Gasing from here! If you want something that’s close to the city but still offers you the nature you’re looking for, this is the perfect spot.


3. Lepoh (Lepok) Waterfalls

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Location: North of Hulu Langat, near Kampung Pangsun
Distance from KL City Centre: 35.6km

What it has to offer:

  • While hiking to get to the waterfalls, you will pass through fruit orchards, rubber trees and bamboo groves along the way
  • The hike will take about one to two hours depending on your speed
  • Make sure to keep an eye out for the big metal pipe, which signals that you’re close
  • Lots of plants and nature to get lost in

Definitely the best place to go to if you’re someone who loves waterfalls but doesn’t want to deal with the crowds at these places.


4. Kanching Eco-Forest Park

Location: Close to Rawang
Distance from KL City Centre: 25.7km

What it has to offer:

  • Picnic area
  • Camping grounds
  • Walking through the jungle
  • 7 different levels of waterfalls!
  • Accessible trails
  • Rest huts

Entrance fee: RM1 (Above 12 years old with MyKad), RM 3 (Without MyKad)
Campsite rental: RM10.60/night


5. Chenuang Hill

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Location: Inside Congkak Recreational Park, Hulu Langat
Distance from KL City Centre: 35.2km

What it has to offer:

  • Different trails of different levels for hikers
  • A popular one is the one that begins from the park itself and time taken to complete it would be three to four hours
  • Different species of fauna as you hike up
  • A cooling river after you finish your trek back to the bottom

Entrance fee: RM1
Parking fee: RM3 or RM4 (depending on where you park)


6. Lata Medang Waterfalls

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Location: Near Kampung Pertak (Kuala Kubu Bharu)
Distance from KL City Centre: 58km

What it has to offer:

  • A moderate hike of about 1.5 to 2 hours to get there
  • 3 different waterfall levels
  • Level 2 of the waterfalls is ideal for camping
  • You can even find little fish and prawns swimming

If you want an alternative to the popular Chilling waterfalls, this is your spot.

Pro-Tip: Expect some narrow roads leading to Lata Medang, so if you can, drive a hatchback car there for an easier, more relaxing trip. One with a spacious cabin to fit both your passengers and all that picnic food and drinks is recommended too. Don’t say we didn’t warn you! 


7. Kuala Selangor

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Location: Kuala Selangor, around 1 hour and 30 mins from KL
Distance from KL City Centre: 67km

What it has to offer:

There are actually a few different points of interest worth for a nice day trip.

  • Bukit Malawati – a Historical hill with gorgeous views, a tram you can ride, a Royal Mausoleum and plenty of other attractions
  • The Kampung Kuantan Firefly Sanctuary – a great way to experience the beauty of fireflies out in their natural habitat
  • Check out some of the seafood restaurants nearby. River View Seafood Restaurant or Kedai Makana Laut Hai Ung are good places to start with!

Pro-Tip: A car that comes with the ECON Mode function will be perfect for long drives like this especially if you want to save on fuel!


8. Taman Botani Putrajaya

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Location: Precinct 1, Putrajaya
Distance from KL City Centre: 34.6km

What it has to offer:

  • Lots of local trees and plants complete with interesting information about them
  • Bike rentals
  • A great place to walk around and enjoy nature
  • Great for picnics and all sorts of fun outdoor activities

To top it off, there are plenty of other cool activities nearby too like kayaking at the Putrajaya Lake Recreation Centre or you can even check out the Astaka Morocco nearby for some IG-worthy photos.

How stunning do some of these places look? The good news is that they’re all within a two-hour drive from the Klang Valley! And if you do plan to hike or picnic at any of the above locations or waterfalls, a pro tip would be to make sure you bring along a car that’s fuel-efficient and able to fit all your hiking/picnic gear!