Private Small-Group Kuala Selangor Fireflies And Silvered Leaf Monkeys Tour - Kuala Lumpur

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Row a small boat to witness the fascinating display of thousands of fireflies in their synchronized, rhythmic flashing at Kuala Selangor. Interact with the silvered leaf monkeys at Kota Melawati during this private 7-hour guided trek for up to seven people. See Fort Altingsburg with its execution block, royal mausoleum, and bird sanctuary park at the foot of the hill, and have dinner at a local riverside restaurant.


  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Family friendly
  • Dinner included

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Be picked up from your Kuala Lumpur hotel in the afternoon and head to Kuala Selangor via the North-South Highway, passing through villages, and rubber and palm plantations along the way. After approximately 45-minutes you'll arrive at the Kuala Selangor district and the quiet hamlet of Kampung Kuantan, site of one of the largest firefly colonies in the world.

At Kuala Selangor, visit Kota Melawati, formerly known as Fort Altingsburg, as well as the execution block, royal mausoleum and colonial buildings. Also found in the area are silvered-leaf monkeys, butterflies, and a bird sanctuary park at the foot of Bukit Melawati, an ideal spot for bird-watchers to watch migratory birds. At around 6:30pm you'll have dinner at a local riverside seafood restaurant (included).

Afterward, proceed to the highlight of the tour, Kampung Kuantan. Row upstream in a small non-motorized boat (tongkang), or a battery operated motorboat in the quiet darkness to witness the blinking trees. This scintillating display of fireflies portrays an image of a flashing Christmas tree. The synchronized, rhythmic flashing is produced by the thousands of fireflies found in the mangrove swamp of Kampung Kuantan. The skilled local oarsmen will help make this experience a memorable and unforgettable one.

Arrive back in Kuala Lumpur at approximately 9:30pm to end the tour.

Inclusions for Private Small-Group Kuala Selangor Fireflies And Silvered Leaf Monkeys Tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking driver cum guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • River cruise
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Dinner
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions for Private Small-Group Kuala Selangor Fireflies And Silvered Leaf Monkeys Tour

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Souvenir photos

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 7 people per booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

Dress code: wear comfortable clothing, sport shoes or sandals, t-shirt, long or short pants, sunglasses and hat, mosquito repellent

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • Pick up on time which was great! Our first stop was at the hindu temple! It was a really nice visit, we walked through, got to wear robes to cover ourselves, then got blessed by the hindus. The next stop along the way we got to feed hundreds of monkeys at the monkey area! That was the highlight for all of us! So much fun and so many monkeys! The next stop was for lunch at a fishing village where we had a big meal which was good! The next stop was at the firefly boat trip. This part was good , but definitely not the highlight, It was cool to see little lights in the trees but was definitely expecting a little more. Overall I would say definitely go on this tour since the hindu temple and monkeys and dinner at fishing village was all great! Overall fantastic tour!

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