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The Perfect Place for Magic:Kuala Selangor Fireflies Tour (Private)

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The firefly is a type of insect from the beetle family. The ‘Pteroptyx tener’ species is the most dominant in Kuala Selangor, measuring about 5mm in length. At night, these tiny insects congregate on berembang trees (Sonneratia caseolaris), a type of mangrove tree that grows naturally in the brackish waters along Selangor River’s banks.

- Rich with countryside, landscapes, spectacle of nature.
- Traveling along the river in a sampan or an electrically powered or Speed boat.
- See the historical Fort Altingsburg dating back to the 18th century.
- Visit one of ancient Malaysian fortress (Bukit Melawati peak).
- Delicious seafood being served in the on-site restaurant.
- Ride the boat up the river to see magical fireflies.
- A Lot of Unique Places to See and Visit.
- Air-conditioned vehicle with driver

- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- The use of flash photography is not permitted during firefly tours.
- Recommend to use mosquito repellent.
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Sport shoes or shoes with rubber soles are recommended when visiting
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Pass By: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan

The fully air-conditioned vehicles will be manned by your own personal driver with pick-up times from 3.30 pm. Inclusive in the tour is a nice seafood dinner and the boat ride along the river in Kuala Selangor.

Pass By: Sungai Buloh, Sungai Buloh, Selangor

Sungai Buloh is a city and mukim in Petaling District, Selangor. The name itself means "bamboo river" in the Malay language. It is located along the Kuala Selangor highway. Make your way towards the Sungai Buloh exit from to North-South Expressway and arrive to Kuala Selangor.



Stop At: Bukit Melawati, Kuala Selangor Malaysia

Bukit Melawati or Melawati Hill is a hill in Malaysia near Kuala Selangor. Bukit Melawati is a popular tourist attraction. The hill overlooks the Strait of Malacca and has a lighthouse as well as the remains of the Kota Melawati fort.

The fort was built in the late 1700s by Sultan Ibrahim of Selangor to protect against Dutch invaders but the Dutch captured it a renamed it Fort Altingburg. Sultan Ibrahim recaptured the fort in 1785 but it was eventually destroyed during the Selangor Civil War.

To go up to Bukit Malawati, tourist can take tram or they call it the tourist train. Tourist train is only operational on weekends and public holidays from 9.00am to 6.00pm. If we visited on weekdays, we will drive our car up to visit Bukit Malawati. The tram ticket for adult is RM 5 and for children is RM 3.

The cannons at Bukit Malawati,This build because in the late 18th and early 19th century, Bukit Malawati is a stronghold of the Selangor Sultanate. In order to fight against the Dutch, Sultan Ibrahim built this heavily fortified fort.

Poisoned Well Bukit Melawati
The well contains water poisoned from a maxture of latex itchy bamboo shoots. Poisoned Well was used to torture traitors where they were placed inside the well with the water level reaching their chin.

Seven Wells (Telaga Tujuh) at Bukit Melawati, Originally, there was a well which contain seven springs that were never dry even during the droughts. Now, only a few remain and the rest lay buried. Some visitors use water from the well to fulfill their vow.

Kuala Selangor District Historical Museum:- Basically, there are many historical items from the reign of Selangor Sultanate such as old coins, armor, weapons, keris etc.

Note: Photography is not allowed inside the museum


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Malacca Strait

The Strait of Malacca or Straits of Malacca is a narrow, 550 mi stretch of water between the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian island of Sumatra. As the main shipping channel between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, it is one of the most important shipping lanes in the world.


Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Altingsburg Lighthouse, Jalan Bukit Melawati, Kuala Selangor 45000 Malaysia

Formerly named Altingsburg Lighthouse, after a Dutch governor. Built in 1907 and started operating in 1910.

Beautiful lighthouse on the top of bukit melawati, kuala selangor. It's a good place to take photo. However, tourists are not allow to enter in the lighthouse.



Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sri Shakti Temple, Bukit Rotan, Kuala Selangor 45700 Malaysia

Sri Shakti Temple rises majestically as a unique beacon of Hindu architectural excellence in Malaysia.

Note: There are specific time only temple open and most of the time we just stop for photo stop only.


Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Kuala Selangor, Kuala Selangor, Selangor

For maximum visibility, the best time to experience Kuala Selangor’s fireflies is slightly after 8pm on a clear, moonless night. Any later than that, and the fireflies may have found a mate, causing them to stop flashing.
There are three places to catch this rare, natural phenomenon:
1) Pasir Penambang
2) Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park
3) Kampung Bukit Belimbing Firefly Park

Note: on the day, as per whether condition, driver will decide which park to proceed. We will be visit only one location from below mentioned place.


Stop At: Pasir Penambang, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia

Seafood Dinner

Before the firefly boat tour, you will have dinner at one of the many seafood restaurants inside the park or near location. These restaurants are known for its delicious seafood dishes which is located near the waterfront. Your driver will take you to the best restaurant of that row.



Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kuala Selangor Firefly Park, Jalan Haji Omar, Kuala Selangor 45000 Malaysia

Just 2.5km from Kuala Selangor Nature Park and Bukit Melawati, Pasir Penambang is a main starting point for firefly tours conducted by Asni Tours.

This boat tour will let you see the fireflies hovering on the river in Kuala Selangor. It takes about half an hour to complete the tour while you’re in the middle of the tour the boat stops at a station where you can observe the light show.

Start Time: 7.30pm (30-45 minutes)
Boat: Speedboat



Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park, Batang Berjuntal, Kuala Selangor Malaysia

Here, visitors get to enjoy a ride on a sampan (traditional, non-motorized wooden boat) along the great bends and curves of Selangor River to witness up-close the fireflies’ mesmerizing displays.
Run by the district council, this is one of the most popular choices for visitors.

Start Time: 7.45pm (15-20 minutes)
Boat: Sampan (max. 4 pax per sampan)

Note: Please note this location is based on customer special request as well on the day whether condition as well customer physical condition. (details are given only for information)

Our first preference is Kuala Selangor Firefly Park (Pasir Penambang)


Pass By: Firefly Park Resort, Kampung Bukit Belimbing, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia

You will be taken on a boat ride along the Selangor River where the fireflies inhibit around the branches of the “Berembang” trees along the riverbank.
Start Time: 7.45pm (15-20 minutes)
Boat: Electrically powered fiberglass boat

Note: Please note this location is based on customer special request as well on the day whether condition as well customer physical condition. (details are given only for information)

Our first preference is Kuala Selangor Firefly Park (Pasir Penambang).


Pass By: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Your driver will transfer you back to your hotel and you will arrive in Kuala Lumpur around a proximity 9.30pm to 10pm after a wonderful and unforgettable tour.


Departure:

Departure point:

Traveler pickup is offered
Please get ready at your hotel lobby 10 minutes before departure time

Departure time:

3:30 PM

Duration:

8 hours

Inclusions:

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Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Reviews:

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Tamaki T

We really feel thanks for giving us a special experience. Our driver was really friendly and nice man. If we have a chance, we’d like to join again


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The Perfect Place for Magic:Kuala Selangor Fireflies Tour (Private)
Overview:

The firefly is a type of insect from the beetle family. The ‘Pteroptyx tener’ species is the most dominant in Kuala Selangor, measuring about 5mm in length. At night, these tiny insects congregate on berembang trees (Sonneratia caseolaris), a type of mangrove tree that grows naturally in the brackish waters along Selangor River’s banks.

- Rich with countryside, landscapes, spectacle of nature.
- Traveling along the river in a sampan or an electrically powered or Speed boat.
- See the historical Fort Altingsburg dating back to the 18th century.
- Visit one of ancient Malaysian fortress (Bukit Melawati peak).
- Delicious seafood being served in the on-site restaurant.
- Ride the boat up the river to see magical fireflies.
- A Lot of Unique Places to See and Visit.
- Air-conditioned vehicle with driver

From USD

$73

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