Craving a short getaway in KL to refresh your mind, body, and soul?
Kuala Selangor is a lovely place to visit, full of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs alike, offering everything from nature walks and bioluminescent fireflies to wonderful local cuisine. For a quick getaway, here is a two-day, one-night schedule of the most Instagrammable places to see and a variety of activities.
What to do and see
Husin Fauzi Farm
This family-friendly farm in the middle of Kuala Selangor is home to more than 40 different animal species and hosts a number of fun events and activities throughout the year. Visitors can pet a variety of animals at the farm, including ponies, cows, goats, and rabbits in the petting zoo. Aside from feeding the animals and riding the horses, kids can also help with the animal care. Archery is another fun and thrilling sport at the farm.
Address: Jalan Batu 45 Teluk Penyamun, Kampung Teluk Penyamun, 45600 Batang Berjuntai, Selangor
Phone: 017-264 1038
Taman Alam Kuala Selangor
Many different types of plants and animals, including rare bird and butterfly species, can be found in this nature park. There are 156 species of birds, 57 of which have migrated from Siberia and Russia. The best time to go is between September and April, as the park becomes a stopover location for migratory birds.
Storks, mangrove blue flycatchers, kingfishers, and black eagles are just a few of the resident bird species, while migratory birds include purple herons, great eagles, tiger shrikes, arctic shrikes, and many more!
For bird watching, visitors are advised to bring binoculars. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll along the rainforest or mangrove trails and enjoy the tranquil surroundings every day from 9am to 6pm.
Address: Jalan Klinik, Taman Alam, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor
Phone: 03-3289 2294
Kelip-Kelip Kampung Kuantan
Anyone curious about the fireflies that live in the Kuala Selangor mangroves should make a trip to this popular destination. The ‘pteroptyx tener’ species of firefly may be found in this mangrove, and its lights flash three times per second in unison, putting on quite a light show. Visitors can enjoy a boat trip through the mangroves and take in the stunning light show every day from 7:30pm to 10:30pm.
Address: Kampung Kuantan, 45000 Bestari Jaya, Selangor
Phone: 03-3289 1439
What to eat
Kinnaree Thai Restaurant, along the Selangor River in Kuala Selangor, serves excellent pork-free Thai food. There’s a wide variety of food on offer, including vegetarian selections and your classic Thai favourites, and special dietary requirements can be met. They also have an aquarium for live catches!
Address: 0, Taman Bayu, Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor
Phone: 010-201 6328
Warung Ibu Nasi Ambeng
Did you know that Nasi Ambeng is the state dish of Selangor? At Warung Ibu Nasi Ambeng, you can get a taste of authentic Javanese nasi ambeng. Rice, chicken, fried noodles, stir-fried tempeh, and tofu are all ingredients that make up this dish meant for sharing
Address: LOT216 BATU 6, 45500 Tanjong Karang, Selangor
Phone: 012-361 1987
TK Coconut Farm Ville
Tanjung Karang is home to a farm with a food court idea serving up numerous coconut-based treats like smoothies, jelly, and ice cream. Additionally, there are stands offering a variety of hot meals and snacks for visitors.
Address: PT 3441, Kampung Sungai Terap, 45500 Tanjong Karang, Selangor
Phone: 011-2549 0038
Where to Stay
Located on a century-old fishing jetty on the Selangor River, Hotel Le-Shore is only a 15-minute stroll from Sky Mirror. As you slumber in their stylishly furnished bedrooms, take in the breathtaking views that includes a sunset vista. The hotel’s restaurant offers wonderful, recently caught seafood for guests to enjoy too.
Address: PT 80, Jalan Sungai Yu, Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor
Phone: 017-883 1833