Approaching Eid season certainly brings back a lot of previous years’ memories. When you are taking a trip down memory lane, visiting friends and relatives is certainly one of the essential memories you associate with Eid. However, travelling is undeniably on the list too. As the current health situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has put up a barrier to international travels; a domestic approach is the one to oft for; of course when the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) has been lifted.
Step into Southwestern Selangor where the ultimate towns of Banting, Carey Island, Jugra, Morib as well as Teluk Datok are located. Take this chance to travel around the iconic landmarks in Kuala Langat once you step foot in Selangor! Since it is well-known to be a district that is rich in agricultural produce and multiple cultural and historical attractions, be sure to visit these incredible places that we have included in the itinerary for you!
Breakfast at Phua Kian Guan Coffee Shop & Restaurant (9am)
Have your morning wake up at one of the famous local Chinese restaurants in town. The old-fashioned interior of the restaurant definitely brings you back into the past! Be amazed by the variety of choices of kuih and noodles that they have. Not to mention, the signature Chai Kuih and Fried sweet potato starch that is pretty much incomparable, so be sure to try it.
Visit the awe-inspiring Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple (10am)
Located in Jenjarom, this 16-acre temple that was built in 1994 is also home to all the main landmarks like the Waterdrop Teahouse, Lumbini garden and Fo Guan Yuan Art Gallery. With such astonishing landscape surrounding the temple, it has been a must-visit attraction for locals and tourists. There is no entrance fee so you can just swing by starting from 10 a.m. daily.
Step into Mah Meri Cultural Village to experience the indigenous lifestyles (11pm)
Have you always been curious about the culture and lifestyle of the aborigine and indigenous people? Right here in Kuala Langat is where to can find the Mah Meri Cultural Village, a Selangor’s hidden gem that is open to the public with their cultural activities, tour packages and workshops offered.
Have lunch at Selera Tujuh Restaurant (12pm)
Make sure to grab your lunch at Selera Tujuh Restaurant in Banting. There is a wide range of Malaysian food choices here which includes, Nasi Ayam, Nasi Ambeng, Asam Pedas, Ikan Bakar and much other sumptuous spread in the menu that is worth the try.
Stop by at the well-known Kerepek Ros and shop for your new favourite snack (1pm)
Agree to disagree, anywhere and everywhere you go, you will always bring home some sort of souvenir either for yourself, friends or family. Here in Kuala Langat, Kerepek Ros is the perfect gift for you to bring back for your loved ones. Some of their best-selling snacks are the Ubi Masin, Pisang Tanduk and Kuih Siput.
Sightsee at Jugra Hill and witness the amazing view from above by paragliding (2pm)
Jugra Hill is undeniably a popular attraction in Kuala Langat. Though it will take you around 1 hour to reach the top, every spot in this area is totally worth the hike! At the peak of the hill, you will spot a striking lighthouse that allows you to witness the splendid view of the city. Also, if you are up for an exhilarating adventure, go ahead and have a 10-minute time of your life with a paragliding session.
Go on a mini safari to Kuan Wellness Eco Park (4pm)
Known as the best bird’s nest producer in the district, make sure to drop by Kuan Wellness Eco Park near Pantai Batu Laut! In the park itself, you will be kept busy will fun-filled activities at the Swiftlet Home, Eco Park, Bird’s Nest Gallery and their Eco-Café! You will also get to see for yourselves various species of birds, fishes and other reptiles at their miniature zoo.
Stop by Mansion 1969 Café for tea (5pm)
After a long day of adventure, everyone needs a little sweetness to boost up their energy. Therefore, walk into this one of a kind vintage café to get the best desserts and coffee in town. While you are at it, do not forget to take out your phones to update your social media with tons of pictures from this café!
Witness the stunning sunset at the famous Morib Beach (6pm)
There is nothing more peaceful than strolling around Morib Beach to catch the jaw-dropping stunning sunset. Most visitors stop to take in its astonishing landscape of the beach along with its breezy air that would make you feel fresh as a daisy. There is also a food court nearby that sells a variety of tasty Ikan and Sotong Bakar or grilled fish and squid, so do not miss that out.
Dinner at Asam Batu Laut (7pm)
The greatest way to end your day is by taking yourself to the best seafood restaurant in Kuala Langat. Offering you with numbers of scrumptious meals in the menu, Asam Steamed Snapper Fish and Steam Garoupa served with minced ginger are the ones that you should give a try. Not to leave this amazing fact out, everything that they served here is fresh from the sea.
Kuala Langat is undeniably one of the best districts to visit while you are in Selangor. If you are seeking for an exciting trip, make sure not to miss out on any of the remarkable spots recommended! From exploring top-notch attractions to ending your day at the most favoured seafood restaurant in town, this truly shows how wonderful Kuala Langat really is.
Pictures by Danesh Mariapa, Soul and Chaos, Fiqa Zaril, Ashraf Suhaimi, Ejah Shar, Wei Chern, 易桀齐, Saf, Jerome S. Manaois & Fujiko San