something to get out of Kuala Lumpur for the weekend and do some
relaxing that won't cost the earth. Try watching fireflies in
Kuala Selangor at the Firefly Park Resort Kampung Bukit Belimbing.
Itís only 45mins from Kuala Lumpur.
along the river at night!
fireflies is an enchanting experience, there is nothing like
cruising on a boat along the river in the night to capture the
beauty of this natural wonder. The best time to watch is 1-4 hours
after sunset. A nervous excitement fills most people as they
step into the boats, as the darkness is quite thick at first.
In a matter of moments your eyes adjust and the fairy like lights
of the fireflies line the shore. The fireflies inhibit
the branches of a certain tree, the "berembang" which
line the riverbank.
fishing enthusiasts, there are also power speedboats to
ferry to the river mouth from morning till evening, while
catching your own lunch or dinner!
There is an abundance of wildlife to be seen along the
riverbank. Some of the local birds such as Burung Bangau,
Brunei, Kelasu, can be found. If luck has it different
species of monkey, beavers and eagles can be spotted.
your own lunch or dinner
on stilts above the clear river water the chalets come with modern
amenities of hot water, air conditioning, room service and etc.
There is a conference hall purpose built for seminars and
functions, which can accommodate for up to 80 persons.
Parents donít worry the childrenís playground, creatively
designed; in bright colours have all the necessary safety
standards. If an early morning jog is on the agenda a
well-paved jogging track equipped with recreational facilities is
easily accessible joggers can take in the beautiful landscape and
fresh air without the sounds of traffic.
roads to Kuala Selangor are not of the PLUS highway kind, they are
in good condition for the most part it isnít however dual
carriage way. This means the drive can be intimidating for
those traveling on rural roads in Malaysia for the first time.
For this reason itís better to travel in the day light hours. So
travel up on the Saturday afternoon check in, later that night
enjoy the fireflies the next morning take a Sunday drive home.
Kuala Lumpur via Sungai Buloh (Route 54) or through the
North-South PLUS Highway, exit at the Sungai Buloh signboard and
follow the signs to Kuala Selangor.
driving does not sound good then are buses direct from the Pudu
Raya Bus Station or from the Klang Bus Station close to Central
Market (Pasar Seni).
more information check out
Travel Malaysia's article:
many faces of KLCC
- Pangkor Laut Resort
Fireflies in Kuala
Kuala Lumpur Tower
Sarawak Cultural Village
Kuala Lumpur Arts Market
Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex
KL Bird Park
Sungai Chiling Fish Sanctuary, Kuala
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