Kuala Selangor is a charming destination that offers a variety of activities for nature enthusiasts and cultural explorers. From walking through nature parks and observing bioluminescent fireflies to tasting delicious local cuisine, there is something for everyone in Kuala Selangor. So, pack your bags and get ready to explore this beautiful and diverse destination.
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES
There is no doubt that Kuala Selangor has many hidden gems that even Selangor residents are unaware of. Filled with beautiful ‘instagrammable’ places to visit and a variety of activities to do, Kuala Selangor is the place for you!
Husin Fauzi Farm
Located in the heart of Kuala Selangor, Husin Fauzi Farm is a farm that has over 40 species of animals and offers a range of activities for children and families to enjoy. The farm has a petting zoo where visitors can interact with a variety of animals, including ponies, cows, goats, and rabbits.
Children can also go horseback riding and participate in animal feeding. In addition to these activities, the farm also offers archery as a fun and exciting activity for visitors. Husin Fauzi Farm is a great destination for families who are looking for a fun and interactive experience with animals and farming.
Taman Alam Kuala Selangor
This nature park is home to a myriad of flora and fauna, including rare species of birds and butterflies. There are 156 species of birds of which 57 of them migrated from Siberia and Russia. The best time to visit would be around September to April, where this park will be the migration point for birds abroad so visitors can plan their visit around this time for bird watching activities.
Some of the local bird species include stork, mangrove blue flycatcher, kingfisher, black eagle, while the migrated birds consist of purple heron, great eagle, tiger shrike, arctic shrike and more! Visitors are also recommended to bring binoculars for bird watching! Opens from 9 am till 6 pm everyday, visitors can take a leisure walk along the rainforest or mangrove trails and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Kelip-Kelip Kampung Kuantan
This popular attraction is a must-visit for anyone interested in observing the fireflies that inhabit the mangroves of Kuala Selangor. The fireflies that inhabit this mangrove is the ‘pteroptyx tener’ species and they produce the lights simultaneously with three blinks per second.
The boatmen will also use traditional boats and paddle to avoid noise pollution that will disturb the fireflies’ habitat. Opens from 7.30 pm until 10.30 pm every day, visitors can take a boat ride through the mangroves and marvel at the beautiful light display.
Laluan Seni Pekan Lama
Laluan Seni Pekan Lama is an arts and cultural trail located in Pekan Lama, which is a town in Kuala Selangor. The trail is filled with 15 heritage-based art and murals on the walls of older buildings in the town, complete with a colourful path. Some of the more prominent artwork there are named Bunga Artistik by artists; Izwan Rahimi, Fendi Rosli and Andi Syafie; and Lombong Bijih Timah by CO2 Mural.
Several artists with diverse backgrounds, such as Fendigua, Husna Helmee and Loque, also contributed to the creation of the unique and beautiful murals. The trail is very instagrammable and great for OOTD pictures!
Masjid Raja Lumu
Masjid Raja Lumu is another landmark built in Kuala Selangor which was erected on the site of the former Kuala Selangor Old Mosque. This mosque was inaugurated by Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj as the 9th royal mosque in Selangor. It is located at the foot of Melawati Hill and known for its beautiful modern architecture, copper domes, big archways and stained glass windows.
The name of this Mosque was chosen in honour of the first Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Salehuddin Shah. This mosque is conveniently located near Kelip-kelip Kg Kuantan and Melawati Hill, making it a great addition to your travel itinerary.
Sasaran Art Beach
Sasaran Art Beach is an art gallery located at a small fishing village in Kuala Selangor called Sasaran village that brings the local art community together through various art exhibitions and workshops whether internationally or locally such as the Sasaran International Ceramic Art Workshop 2019 and Sasaran Artist Residency 2019.
It is organised by the Sasaran Art Association where they give opportunities for artists to display their talents, with the latest line up for the recent mural project involving Bibichun, Sliz, Ng Kim Heoh and Jason Teo Jia Hao.
After a day of touring the attractions and activities, there is nothing better than indulging in delicious and satisfying meals to replenish yourself. Kuala Selangor has a diverse range of local and international dishes, so be sure to sample various flavours from this selection of restaurants.
Kinnaree Thai Restaurant is a pork-free restaurant in Kuala Selangor that serves delicious Thai cuisine and is located near the beautiful Selangor River. It offers a range of dishes, including traditional Thai favourites, vegetarian options, and can accommodate special dietary needs. They also have an aquarium to keep their live catches fresh!
Warung Ibu Nasi Ambeng
Did you know that Nasi Ambeng is Selangor’s official heritage dish? If you’re looking for authenticity, you can find it here at Warung Ibu Nasi Ambeng. This restaurant specialises in serving nasi ambeng, a traditional Javanese cuisine. Nasi ambeng is a dish that consists of rice, chicken, fried noodles, stir-fried tempeh, and tofu, all made in different recipes for variations of side dishes. It is a popular and flavourful dish enjoyed by many people in Indonesia and Malaysia.
TK Coconut Farm Ville
Located at Tanjung Karang, this food-court-concept farm offers a variety of coconut-based food like coconut shakes, coconut jelly, and ice cream. They also have stalls serving hot food selections with heavy meals and light snacks for visitors. This farm is a great spot to replenish after visiting the tourist attractions of Kuala Selangor.
Warung Ketupat Kampung Permatang
This restaurant is a great breakfast spot that serves a delicious traditional Malay dish called Ketupat, which is usually eaten during Eid. The Ketupat is cooked in leaves and best enjoyed with rendang, kuah lodeh or peanut gravy! They also serve another ultimate local delicacy, satay! This restaurant will reminisce your Eid morning.
Auntie Foo Café
With a pork-free kopitiam menu that covers dishes like your classic kaya toast, egg sandwich and coffee, Auntie Foo Café is another good breakfast place. Additionally, the café also offers a variety of mementoes and gifts, including postcards. Customers can also learn about private trips available in and around Kuala Selangor.
Fulfil your two-day trip in Kuala Selangor with unique accommodation options that cater to a range of budgets and preferences. The option is conveniently located near the amazing attractions listed above, so you can find the perfect place to rest and recharge during your visit.
Hotel Le Shore
With only a 15-minute walk to Sky Mirror, Hotel Le Shore is situated at a century-old fishing jetty on the Selangor River. Enjoy the beautiful sunset view as you sleep in their modern furnished bedrooms. Guests can also dine in on delicious freshly caught seafood at the hotel’s restaurant. Experience a rustic lifestyle at Pasir Penambang here.
If you are planning a trip to Kuala Selangor, be sure to add these amazing locations to your itinerary and experience all this charming town has to offer. For more travel inspiration to Selangor, visit Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official social media accounts; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Tourism Selangor’s YouTube channel. #PusingSelangorDulu!