Directory 3 - Travelling Malaysia

Travelling Malaysia

Sekinchan is a small town located in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. It is about 102 km of north of Kuala Lumpur, 28 km from Kuala Selangor. Sekinchan is a little town in the middle of the main rice-bowl area of Selangor, in the Sabak Bernam district. It is one of the major rice-producing areas of Malaysia. Sekinchan in Chinese mean "village suitable for plantation', the land and weather is suitable for farming of paddy, fruits and palm tree. It is the highest rice production per acre in Malaysia. Total farming land paddy and fruits is about 4,300 acres. You can see a wide green paddy field in your right when you arrive Sekinchan. It also popular as a fishing village.

Kuala Selangor - Due to the historical background of Kuala Selangor, Kuala Selangor possesses many historical sites that exist on Bukit Melawati, apart from that, there are a few charming tourists attraction like Kuala Selangor Nature Park, Firefly Park and eagle watching. Fresh seafood is another attraction for Kuala Selangor. It is located well off the normal tourist route and hence, still maintains its traditional "kampung" (village) atmosphere. The town caters largely to tourists coming this way en route to firefly (Kelip-Kelip) at Kampung Kuantan, the local travellers come for the fresh seafood. Kuala Selangor town is small, and we can easily walk around without a map or a guide.

Pangkor Island (Pulau Pangkor)  lies just off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It’s known for beaches like Teluk Nipah, Coral Bay and Pasir Giam, which connects to coral-ringed Giam Island at low tide. Dating back to 1670, the ruined Dutch Fort demonstrates the island’s strategic colonial importance. Nearby, the Sacred Rock is inscribed with the Dutch East India Company symbol and a picture of a tiger carrying away a child.