Kuala Selangor and Sekinchan offer a soothing “kampung” (village) atmosphere and are home to one of Malaysia’s best-managed paddy schemes with innovative harvesting systems.
Witness Kuala Selangor and Sekinchan through the eyes of the locals and enjoy an experience you will remember for a lifetime!
What to expect
- 44-seater bus
- Tram ride to Bukit Melawati
- Tickets and entrance fees
- Halal lunch at all places visited
- 4-course seafood dinner at Pasir Penambang (only for Kuala Selangor)
- Coloured module and certificates
- And more!
a) See one of the best-managed paddy field schemes in Malaysia: the Kuala Selangor-Sekinchan Paddy Scheme.
b) Learn the importance of water in paddy planting, the functions of regulators along the main canal, mechanical planting, and harvesting (seasonal).
c) Gain insight into the innovative methods used to obtain a steady supply of water so that it is possible to cultivate paddy twice a year.
d) Learn how paddy farmers play a role in protecting the adjacent Raja Musa Forest Reserve in order to retain water levels throughout the 100-110 paddy growing days.
f) Observe and appreciate the diverse flora and fauna present throughout this historic site such as Selangor silvered leaf monkeys, long-tail macaques, a variety of coastal birds, and fireflies.
g) From Melawati Hill, one can see the mouth of the Selangor River opening into the Straits of Malacca. The muddy coastline with dense mangrove trees acts as a first line of defense against high wave action & strong winds.
Prices start at RM150 per person but the final amount will be determined by your choice of tour customisation.
About your guide
Lasal is a licensed local nature guide that has worked with the WWF-Malaysia for 41 years. He is renowned for his warm personality, in-depth knowledge, and strong relationship with numerous local communities that serve as the stakeholders for his tours.
With a Master’s in Zoology, he joined WWF-Mobile Malaysia’s Educational Unit to help halt the destruction of our planet’s natural resources and foster a culture of peaceful coexistence with nature. Years later, he is still committed to his purpose.
“My passion to educate the younger generation has kept me going. I’ve faced many challenges along the way including a near-death accident near Mentakab, being threatened by illegal poachers, chased out of a school in Butterworth, and missing the birth of my first child, but I chose to stay on till today… A good captain always goes down with the ship.”