Jimmy’s Durian Orchard


Jimmy's Durian Orchard

Jimmy’s Durian Orchard is located near the Selangor-Pahang border, approximately one hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur.

Fun Fact
In Sabah, East Malaysia, red-fleshed durian is fried with onions and chilli and served as a side dish.


Details

Jimmy’s Durian Orchard is a family-run orchard located ±1 hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur.

The 20-acre orchard is situated right alongside Karak Highway near the Selangor-Pahang border.

Parts of the orchard straddles the side of a hill; a brief hike to the top is rewarded with views of the nearby Titiwangsa Mountain Range.

Near the entrance of Jimmy’s Durian Orchard is a visitor center equipped with fans, seating and restrooms. Cold drinks can be purchased here.

Durian enthusiasts may pick and choose from several varieties offered at the orchard including the popular Musang King, D24, Tekka and Kampung durians.

Other fruits that are cultivated here include mangosteens, rambutans, butternut squash, kedondong, jackfruit, ciku, avocado, bananas, papayas and more.

Tips
During weekends, most visitors head to the orchard in the morning as the durians sell out as early as 1pm.

The durian season generally lasts between mid-June to mid-August each year, so it is best to enquire if there are any durians available before visiting.

What to pack?
Comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, binoculars, insect repellent and an umbrella will complement your trip to the orchard.

The hike to the top can be steep at some points but is worth the climb for views of the Titiwangsa Mountain Range and the many clusters of durian trees on the way up.

Opening hours

9.00am till durians sell out (as early as 1.00pm).

Price/Entrance fee

Entry to the orchard is free. Durians are priced at market value, which changes daily (e.g. RM30-45/kg for Musang King).

Parking spaces are available inside and outside Jimmy’s Durian Orchard, on the path leading out to the highway.

Nearby

Visitors often stop by the small town of Karak, less than 10 kilometers away, for breakfast or lunch before/after heading to the orchard.

Stay

Bukit Tinggi Resort (read on TripAdvisor)

The Plantation (read on TripAdvisor)

Suria Hot Spring Hotel (read on TripAdvisor)

The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort (read on TripAdvisor)


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How to get to Jimmy’s Durian Orchard


From Kuala Lumpur/Selangor, get on Karak Highway and drive past Bentong Toll. Continue until you pass Kampung Sungai Dua. From then on, observe the KM signs on the highway and at KM75.1, turn left at the orchard entrance.

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