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Kuala Selangor Tour from Kuala Lumpur with Fireflies Boat Ride and Seafood Dinner 4.0

  • Malaysia, Central Region, Kuala Lumpur

Overview

Kuala Selangor is a small town located on Selangor River, which was once royal capital of Selangor, and is located at a distance of around one hour by car from Kuala Lumpur. So, visitors can escape from the busy city to have a close view of the nature of Malaysia. Though the city has also major attractions, attracting large numbers of tourists. If you have purchased a tour package; you'll be picked up at your hotel at a given time. You can also opt for a guide or carry a city map for help.

Learn about the interesting history of ancient Fort Altenburg located at Bukit Melawati and see the cannons and artifacts of the 1900's. Next choice of visitors at Bukit Melawati can be the Royal Mausoleum, the royal burial ground containing the graves of the first three sultans. Besides this, it has a renown 100 step staircase which leads to the Selangor hill. Along with a bird park at the foot of Bukit Melawati, you can find out migratory birds and if you are lucky enough, you can also spot silvered leaf monkeys and rare species of bird and butterflies of this region. But nowadays, the latest Attraction of Bukit Melawati is Shakti Temple ornamented with sandstone walls and Gopuram and is recognized as the deluxe Hindu temple in Malaysia.

At night you can approach locals for dinner. They serve the fresh catch of the day and also, you can enjoy the true Malaysian flavors. You can also opt for one of the restaurants located at the nearby areas. Visitors can find cafes and restaurants for drinks. However, alcoholic drinks are not available here.
After dinner, you can board a wooden boat available to enjoy the scenic area as you pass upstream through the mangroves. But the real part of journey starts at Kampung Kuantan, a place known for its magical fireflies not only to the locals but also around the world. Visitors witness one of the natures beautiful phenomenon of tiny twinkling of thousands of fireflies which appeals to the large crowd.