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Kuala Selangor

Kuala Selangor is a small off the beaten path town with an old fashioned kampung atmosphere where local fishermen still ply their ancient trade.

Buses run here from KL's Puduraya bus and taxi station and the trip takes about and hour and a half.

The town itself is just one long row of shops next to the old bus station.

Firefly Park

The natural light show of local fireflies can be seen at Kuala Kuantan, about 9km's east of Kuala Selangor.

Boats take you on a 45 minute tour through the mangroves where you see the fireflies sending each messages of love by 'flashing' at each other.

They only gather in Berambang trees along the banks of Sungai Selangor.

Glorious seafood

Being so close to the sea and mangroves, Kuala Selangor has many fine seafood restaurants.

Many KL-ites come here on weekends to savour their favourite seafoods in a kampung style atmosphere.

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  • Last visit to Kuala Selangor: Jul 2008
  • Intro Updated Aug 2, 2008
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  • Nov 4, 2008 at 11:25 PM

    Nice pictures and info!

  • kokoryko's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2008 at 1:51 PM

    Not far from KL; Thanks for the tips Robert, I will think about next time I pass by KL. Sunset, seafood, may be white wine. . . perfect!

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2008 at 11:53 PM

    Oh yes, your Michael sounds like the perfect find! These are the gems that make VT what it is :-)) Fireflies, how cute :-) And I'll go and make my ginger tea right now (but from teabags oh well)

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2008 at 2:47 AM

    It seems you hit the jackpot with your tour operater! Very interesting tips here, including those irresistable little monkeys! I remember chasing 'lightning bugs' around our lawn in Canada as a youngster and briefly catching a few for a closer look!

  • christine.j's Profile Photo
    Aug 19, 2008 at 10:58 AM

    The Firefly Tour sounds like fun. Good that you found a reliable tour guide, this can make or break a holiday.

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2008 at 5:04 AM

    Adorable monkeys :-) And I love ginger tea, but adding ice cream might make it even tastier. Isn't it great when you find a local guide who will go the extra mile to give you a special experience?

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2008 at 11:57 PM

    Ginger tea with vanilla ice cream sounds very interesting !

  • janetanne's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2008 at 11:32 PM

    Are you sure that 'ginger tea,' and not 'ginger beer???' The colour looks a bit suspicious! You look like you were having great fun Robert!

  • mary2u99's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2008 at 8:24 AM

    Ah tour included too. I am glad you had a wonderful time and sample local fruits. :-)

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2008 at 8:17 AM

    Ginger tea with vanilla ice cream sounds great!


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