When the sun goes down at Kuala Selangor, twinkling fireflies light up the berembang trees along the Selangor River. Experience the natural display on a tour from Kuala Lumpur that includes a boat trip, seafood buffet, and round-trip transport from your centrally-located hotel.
- Experience the fireflies of Kuala Selangor on a tour from Kuala Lumpur
- Stop at Fort Altingsburg to see silvered leaf monkeys
- Feast on a seafood dinner at a local fishing villages
- Round-trip transfers from your hotel included
1: MATIC, 109, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2: Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Traveler pickup is offered
Free hotel pick-up & drop-off from your hotel located at Kuala Lumpur City Centre (1km radius from KLCC).
You can also join our tour from Kuala Lumpur meeting point namely Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTic): 109, Jalan Ampang, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. – In front of Harriston Chocolate Boutique
An additional surcharge for hotel pickup outside 1km radius from the city center is applicable and payable on the day of your activity.
|DEPARTURE TIME||3:30 PM|
|RETURN||Returns to original departure point|
|INCLUDED|| Hotel pickup and drop-off (1km radius from KLCC)
English speaking driver with live commentary
Set Seafood dinner (excluding beverages cost)
Entrance fees and boat ride
|NOT INCLUDED|| Gratuities
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- The use of flash photography is not permitted during firefly tours.
- Recommend to use mosquito repellent.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- Operated by Asni Tours & Travel (iTours)
Pass By: Kuala Lumpur
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 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
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. Photography is not allowed inside the museum 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.
Stop At: Altingsburg Lighthouse
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.
Stop At: Sri Shakti Temple
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.
Pass By: Kuala 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.
Pass By: Kuala Selangor Nature Park (Taman Alam Kuala Selangor)
Passing by Kuala Selangor Nature Park (Taman Alam Kuala Selangor), Kuala Selangor, Selangor
Pass By: Kuala Selangor Firefly Park
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
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By: Kuala Selangor Firefly Park
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
Pass By: Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park
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). Kampung Bukit Belimbing Firefly Park Drive Pass 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
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.
Stop At: Asni Tours & Travels