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Fireflies and Country Side Tour

RM200.00

Explore something enchanting out of Kuala Lumpur, the small town in Kuala Selangor which is famous for boat ride for FireFlies watching and Silvered Monkey Leaf at Fort Altinsburga besides enjoy set of Seafood Dinner.

Description

Fireflies and Country Side Tour

DASIAKL24 (Privately Organized)

The cheapest private tour in Kuala Lumpur!

Kuala Selangor is famous for its largest firefly colonies in the world. Throughout the journey, you find dozens of palm oil trees, rubber trees, cows grazing the grass and locally owned stalls.

Bukit Melawati (Melawati Hill) is a popular destination for locals, a place vibrant with its historical site. There were protective walls of the fort, royal graves, a lighthouse, a poisonous well, several cannons and many more. The hilltop offers a great view of Straits of Malacca. There is also a bird sanctuary park at the foot of Bukit Melawati, and you can find silver-leafed monkey roaming on the hill.

Next, we head to Pasir Panambang in Kuala Selangor, located on the Selangor River which famous for its fresh food and impressive history. This is a place for dinner, and at the restaurant, you can see the fisherman boat passing a view of the beautiful sunset.

The last stop would be the Fireflies Tour in Kampung Pasir Penambang. Famous for its large fireflies colonies the visitors can enjoy a delightful boat ride in the Selangor River. In Malaysia, Firefly can only be found in Kampung Kuantan, Selangor. They are in 6 cm length. The male flash brighter than the female because of the need to attract the female fireflies during mating season.

Places of Interest

  • Palm Oil Tree Plantation (Drive Pass)
  • Rubber tree plantation (Drive Pass)
  • Bukit Melawati (Fort Altingsburg) (Visit Stop)
  • Fisherman Village (Drive Pass)
  • Seafood Dinner (Visit Stop)
  • Vegetarian food is served upon request. Please inform me in advance.
  • Boat Ride to see fireflies (Visit Stop)

Time
Frequency: Daily Departure
Duration: Approximately 6 hours
Pick up time: 1600

Itinerary

1600: Pick-up from big major hotel in Kuala Lumpur
1615: Head to Kuala Selangor town in the quiet district of Kampung Pasir Penambang. It is home for the largest firefly colonies in the world.
1730: On arrival at Kuala Selangor, visit Bukit Melawati – The hilltop offers a great view of Straits of Malacca and the mangrove swamps of Kuala Selangor. Also, there are Silver-Leafed monkeys can be found and food will be provided for feedings of the monkeys.
1800: Vegetarian Dinner /Seafood served upon request (Halal food is served). This is a beautiful place to view the sunset.
1930: Head back to Kampung Pasir Penambang, the place where you can see fireflies. The mangrove trees on the riverbanks glow after dusk like a Christmas tree. Observe the light and glow of the fireflies while enjoying a delightful boat ride in the Selangor River.
2230: Drive back to Kuala Lumpur.

Optional visit: Eagle Feeding – RM 40.00 per person; 45 minutes boat ride

Terms and Condition
Minimum: 2 Adults
Others    :
This package includes dinner, the ticket for the boat ride, insect repellant and peanuts for monkey feeding will be provided.

Firefly is also known as “KELIP-KELIP” in the Malay language

The finalize itinerary will be made by us on the day of the tour. Due to the nature of the trip, the weather, road condition, local circumstances, safety factors, the route, and itinerary may differ from those published, but the content of the tour will be the same.
Vegetarian food is served upon request. Please inform in advance.
Chinese tea will be served in the restaurant.
Beer, juice, soft drinks & wine is at own expenses
Advisable to wear comfortable walking shoes.
Private Tour ~ car/van with driver.
Our tour picks up and drops off based in Kuala Lumpur/Petaling Jaya/Damansara area ONLY.
Other from these areas we will charge for pick up & drop off service charge.

USEFUL FACTS*

 KELIP-KELIP
A type of insect in the beetle order Coleoptera. This insect can be found in Kampung Kuantan, Kuala Selangor. The use their bioluminescence (emission of light by a living organism) during twilight to attract their prey or mate. They flash their light at a specified interval of 3 seconds and at a perfect rhythm. The male flash brighter as it tries to attract the females.

 BEREMBANG TREES
Berembang tree (mangrove apple) or scientifically known as Sonneratia Caseolaris is a species of plant in the family Lythraceae. It grows along the bank of Selangor River and because it can only grow in a damp and swampy environment. Aside from providing foods for the fireflies it also acts as water filter as it filters the dirt and poisonous substance from the river.

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