One Day Trip to Kuala Selangor

Since we are so free staying at home, I thought why not plan a short one day trip to visit Kuala Selangor once MCO is lifted. I'm sure my family would love this trip because we can wander in this historical town in Selangor. One attention-grabbing fact is that the name Selangor itself was originated from the famous river here!

There are a number of historical attractions for you to explore in this town where many villages are still kept in their original state and has been maintained throughout the years. Kuala Selangor is now reputed as one of the must-visit Districts in the state of Selangor! The 1 day trip itinerary is listed below;

8.00 a.m. : Fill your morning energy at Auntie Foo Café
9.00 a.m. : Take a boat ride to witness the splendid Sky Mirror
12.00 p.m. : Enjoy Selangor’s local dish at Warung Ibu Nasi Ambeng
1.00 p.m. : Visit the Sri Shakti Dhevasthanam Temple
2.00 p.m. : Tour around the significant Malawati Hill
3.30 p.m. : Shop at the great Kuala Selangor Agro Bazaar
4.40 p.m. : Chill out at Café Lumiere
5.40 p.m. : Wander around Remis Beach
6.40 p.m. : Be blown away with an array of selection of seafood at River View Seafood Restaurant
8.00 p.m. : Experience the glittering lights of the Kuala Selangor fireflies at night

So here’s why…

1) Breakfast at Auntie Foo Café

What a better way to start your morning by recharging yourselves at the famous local kopitiam, the Auntie Foo Café. With a variety of food choices, make sure not to miss out on their scrumptious tuna toast, half boiled eggs as well as their refreshing vegetable juice! Located near the Malawati Hill, it surely is hard to miss!

2) Take a boat ride to witness the splendid Sky Mirror

There are tons of ways to loosen up and have some fun while you’re in Kuala Selangor. Head over to the jetty and take the 30 to 45 minutes’ boat ride to the beautiful panoramic view of the Sky Mirror. Here, you will feel as if you are taken to a whole new dimension of complete beauty and serenity. Famously known as an island with a mirror-like reflection of the sky, Sky Mirror is considered as one of a travel hot spots in Kuala Selangor.

3) Enjoy Selangor’s local dish at Warung Ibu Nasi Ambeng
If you are hunting for the best local food in town, don’t forget to stop by Warung Ibu Nasi Ambeng! Serving you with its signature dish the Javanish Nasi Ambeng, a local favourite and everything else on the menu that is unquestionably worth the try!

4) Explore the Sri Shakti Dhevasthanam Temple
Exploring the whole town without visiting the Sri Shakti Temple in Kuala Selangor would be a total waste! Explore what was believed to be the only temple in the world with 51 Shaktis of Manifestations installed. The design and architecture of the temple itself best describes the Indian culture and beliefs and witnessing it first-hand will be jaw-dropping!

5) Tour around the significant Malawati Hill
When it comes to prominent historical sites, do not leave out Malawati Hill from your travel itinerary! Amidst all other various attractions around, hop on the tram to explore the whole area. As you reached to the top, you will be welcomed by the breath-taking view of Kota Malawati! Also, don’t forget to stop by the popular Lighthouse and Historical Museum nearby while you are there!

6) Shop at the great Kuala Selangor Agro Bazaar
Many can agree that the best part of travelling is, food hunting. When you are travelling to Kuala Selangor, stop by and discover the glorious Agro Bazaar to bring home some of their best-selling local food sold here such as the delicious Bahulu panas and Ikan kering.

7) Chill out at Café Lumiere
If you are a coffee enthusiast, Café Lumiere is the place for you! Offering you with mouth-watering, tantalizing dishes like their handmade lasagna, French recipe chicken as well as their homemade cheesecake, it will totally leave you wanting more! Surrounded with aesthetically pleasing interior along with a comfortable place to chill, you can take your loved ones here anytime!

8) Wander around Remis Beach
What’s more calming than having a casual walk at the beach in the evening. Take this opportunity and step into Remis Beach that will truly sweep you away with its amazing view! Not only is it a great spot for you to relax, you can also carry various activities here such as picnicking, flying kites and collecting seashells. There are also stalls that are open on weekends for you to experience the local culture on the beach of Kuala Selangor.

9) Dinner at the River View Seafood Restaurant
Calling out all seafood lovers! You do not want to exclude the best seafood restaurant in town from your checklist. Feast on some fresh and delicious seafood that are packed with flavours at River View Seafood Restaurant that is situated in Pasir Penambang. Serving you with their signature dishes such as the Aroma Dry Chili Crab and Buttered Prawns, you will definitely come back for more.

10) Experience the glittering lights of the Kuala Selangor fireflies at night
Witness the extraordinary fireflies lighting up the dark rivers at night! There are thousands of fireflies that glow for you to see and the only way to catch this memorable moment is by getting on a traditional sampan on the Selangor rivers. Truly a scenic view.

Step into this historical town of Kuala Selangor where you will be taken to countless exciting attractions that you don’t want to miss! For a joyous and mind-boggling trip, be sure to plan your visit to all of the places recommended in the itinerary and trust us, you won’t be disappointed!

For more information, please log on to the official website of Tourism Selangor at Selangor.Travel.


SaHiL kHaN said...

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Abia Rai said...

Yes I agree with you. A trip to Kuala Selangor is perfect! Selangor is rich in history and culture, and there is plenty to see and do. Plus, with the recent lifting of the Movement Control Order, now is the perfect time to plan a trip. So what are you waiting for?

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