The Selangor district of Sabak Bernam is well-known for its scenic landscapes and long history of agriculture. Domestic tourists flock there to soak up the unique culture and natural beauty of Selangor.

If you’re already planning for a short getaway here during one of our many upcoming long weekends, consider this the ultimate guide to a two-day trip. It highlights a variety of cultural and natural attractions in the area, as well as opportunities to unwind in special lodgings and savour the delicacies of the region.

Where to go

Paddy Gallery Sekinchan

Visit the Paddy Gallery Sekinchan to learn about the town’s rice agricultural culture. This gallery highlights the town’s long history of agriculture by providing exhibits on the steps involved in growing rice as well as other fun activities.

In addition to seeing authentic farming implements, guests may get an education on the several varieties of rice grown in the region. You can take beautiful pictures of the paddy field and the surrounding landscape right from the gallery!

After the tour, visitors can buy locally processed rice and snacks and enjoy their brown rice cendol!

Address: Lot No, Ban 2, 9990, Jalan Tali Air 5, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
Phone: 016-205 6558

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Ah Ma House, Sekinchan

Shoppers looking for something different and nostalgic should stop by Ah Ma House, popularly known as ‘grandma’s house’, on the outskirts of Sekinchan. The store is furnished throughout with genuine antiques from the 1950s, evoking a nostalgic and traditional atmosphere.

Along with other typical Malaysian snacks, biscuits, and dessert, the store sells real kuih kapit (egg waffle). Ah Ma House makes and sells its products fresh from the oven to emphasise quality.

Address: Lot 10376, Jalan Tali Air 5, 45400 Sekinchan
Phone: +6 014-2305753 / +6 019-378 3300

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Kelip-Kelip Sungai Panjang, Sungai Besar

The Sungai Panjang Firefly Conservation Centre is one of the best places to go if you want to enjoy nature’s beauty. Sungai Panjang is one of Selangor’s primary firefly habitats, allowing residents to offer boat tours for guests to sail the river and see the light show.

This sanctuary, which is open every day from 8pm to 10pm, offers guests of all ages a singular and enchanting experience. It’s something you’ve got to do at least once!

Address: 45400 Sungai Besar, Selangor
Phone: 013-722 0772

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Where to eat

Restoran Nam Tai, Sungai Besar

Restoran Nam Tai is a renowned kopitiam that’s been in business for years; it’s practically an institution! Situated in Sungai Besar, you can enjoy simple but tasty breakfasts here. Expect staples like coffee, fried bread with kaya, and nasi lemak available all day long. The decor is reminiscent of a Malaysian kopitiam from the 1950s, making this establishment an absolute must-visit.

Address: 1AB, Jalan Bunga Raya,, 45300 Sungai Besar,, Selang
Phone: 014-629 9999

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Warung Pisang Goreng Tebuk Pulai, Sungai Besar

Before exploring Sabak Bernam, stop at this warung for some light snacks. To help you get a feel for the local culture, they provide a selection of traditional kuih and other small bites. Pisang goreng (banana fritters), kuih kemboja, and punten nasi sambal bilis are some of the well-known dishes served here.

Address: Jalan Parit 6, Tebuk Pulai Tengah, 45200 Sekinchan, Selangor
Phone: 010-543 8483

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Yu Yu Ice, Pekan Sabak Bernam

If you need a break, head over to Yu Yu Ice and try one (or more!) of their delicious, finely blended ice flavours. This stall in Pekan Sabak Bernam has been open for almost a decade and offers pineapple, asam boi, corn, and red bean flavours to cool you on a hot day.

Address: Lot 83, Jalan Haji Mohamed, Pekan Sabak Bernam, 45200 Sabak, Selangor

Where to stay

Triangle Farm Cottage House, Sekinchan

Located at the heart of a paddy field in Sekinchan, the Triangle Farm Cottage House is a one-of-a-kind guesthouse. It’s perfect for families because of the huge inflatable pool, karaoke and gaming area, and bicycles for exploring the nearby paddy fields — all of which come at a reasonable cost for a one-night stay.

Address: Jalan Ban Kenal, Jalan Parit 5, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
Phone: 017-206 8666

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Villa Chee Sekinchan

Located in a rural part of Sekinchan, Villa Chee Sekinchan is a resort surrounded by lovely paddy fields. There is a selection of air-conditioned rooms available to meet the needs of groups of varying sizes and budgets.

Additionally, visitors can use the resort’s amenities, like the jungle gym, swimming pool, and on-site Seafood D’Bendang restaurant, which provides delectable fresh seafood. Villa Chee Sekinchan is the perfect holiday spot thanks to its picturesque surroundings.

Address: Lot 3919, Jalan Sawah Ban Site B, Pekan Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor
Phone: 012-505 0328

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Nazbell Cottage, Sungai Besar

Sungai Besar’s Nazbell Cottage is a homestay that provides visitors with an authentic local experience. Try some of the regional specialities, ride an ATV through the countryside, or rent a bike and pedal through the rice paddies.

In addition, Sungai Panjang Agro Tourism gives visitors the chance to engage in agricultural pursuits like harvesting vegetables at the farm and visiting small enterprises to observe the production of goods.

Address: Lot 15972, Jalan Parit 8 1/2 Timur, Kampung Parit Sepuloh, 45300 Sungai Besar, Selangor
Phone: 019-803 1700

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