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    What to Expect
    ITINERARY:

    15:00 HRS - PICK UP GUEST FROM THE HOTEL

    16:15 HRS - VISIT THE SILVER LEAF MONKEYS (VERY FRIENDLY & HUMANE)

    17:30 HRS - DRIVE TO A FISHING VILLAGE TO HAVE CHINESE DINNER WITH CHINESE TEA 

    19:00 HRS - DEPART TO SEE THE FIREFLIES (INSECTS THAT PROVIDE LIGHTS) BY BOAT FOR 25 MINUTES

    20:15 HRS - DEPART TO YOUR HOTEL IN KUALA LUMPUR (DRIVE BACK TO HOTEL IS ABOUT 1 HR

    DEPARTURE TIME:  15:00 HRS

    TOUR ENDS:  22:00 HRS

    TOUR INCLUSIVE OF 2 WAYS TRANSPORTATION, VISIT THE SILVER LEAF MONKEYS, ENTRANCE FEES, BOAT CHARGES AND CHINESE DINNER

    Fireflies (Kelip-Kelip in Malay) belong to the family Lampyridae and are members of the largest order in the insect kingdom, Coleoptera. Lampyrids have fascinated man for centuries and have become part of his mythology, folklore, fashion, medicine and literature. The feature that makes fireflies attract the interest of scientists and appeal to even the most casual observer, and the one which earns them their name, is their ability to produce a fascinating display of light. This light is used as a means of sexual communication between the males and females of a particular species. Each species is known to develop its own mating signal to avoid being confused with other species in the same vicinity and each species also differs in the colour and pattern of its light, the length of its flash, whether it is displayed in flight or upon resting on the ground or on the trees.

    Watching fireflies (Kelip-Kelip in Bahasa Melayu) is an enchanting experience in Kuala Selangor, there is nothing like cruising on a boat along the river in the night to capture the beauty of this natural wonder. A nervous excitement fills most people as they step into the boats, as the darkness is quite thick at first. In a matter of moments your eyes adjust and the fairy like lights of the fireflies line the shore.

    We can get the famous fireflies (Kelip-kelip) during nights along Selangor River (Sungai Selangor). The fireflies (kelip-kelip) all are found on the mangrove tree species called berembang. Kuala Selangor is said that this is one of the biggest firefly colonies in the world. A trip to Kuala Selangor would be incomplete without exploring the uniqueness and miracles of the fireflies (firefly) alongside the Sungai Selangor.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    DEPART FROM HOTEL IN KUALA LUMPUR OR KLANG VALLEY
    Departure Time
    DEPART AT 15:00 HRS FROM THE HOTEL
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    RETURN TO HOTEL AT ABOUT 21:30 HRS
    Inclusions
    • Chinese Dinner
    • All activities - visiting the monkeys and fireflies
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Dinner
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant no rates (they do not occupy a seat)
    • Dress code is casual - comfortable shoes
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    By: Seri Malaya Travel and Tours - Day Tours
    61 Reviews
    Rebecca L
    10
    Wonderful day trip with the awesome Mr ViJi
    This was an amazing day and our personal guide, Mr ViJi, was so kind, patient and knowledgeable. We were even given a taste of Depavali hospitality which was a great experience for us. The pick up was on time and the vehicle air conditioned and clean. We learnt a great deal and had a refreshing day out of the city. Wear sensible shoes and rest assured that the climb to the waterfall is worth every step. The Batu cave is an incredible sight to see and the fireflies boat ride is a peaceful way to end the day. A very worthwhile trip that we would highly recommend. Rebecca and Brian
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    Saskia B
    Breda, The Netherlands
    34
    Great tour to Batu caves and fireflies
    We had a great day today with the combination tour of Batu caves and fireflies, including many more stops (Hindu temple, Dutch fortress with silverleaf monkeys etc). Our guide for today, Basil, explained a lot about the different sites and could answer all our questions. He also gave very good advice on our trip to Taman Negara in the following days (which we’ll be doing by ourselves). Both lunch and dinner were included in the tour and were of good quality. When we come back to Malaysia we will certainly come back to Mr Viji’s travel office again. Thank you again for a wonderful day! 🙏
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    christinehammond87
    melbourne
    34
    Great tour!! So much to see
    We had an amazing day with our tour guide Bashir, he qas very friendly and gave us lots of information on what we were seeing and doing. A jam packed day but we liked that we could see so much in 1 day only. Highly recommend.
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    ReubenF26
    20
    Recommend +++
    Excellent service. The driver was very helpful and very professional. Strongly recommed this company.
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    Charmy c
    11
    Recommend a lot
    Very nice and interesting tour. Driver was very very helpful. We recommend it and the company is very responsible and helpful towards their clients. They also respond immediately to any queries you send. Truly recommend
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    Sabine K
    Chantemerle-les-Grignan, France
    113
    Very interesting tour!
    Mr Viji took us on a walking tour of the old parts of KL. He seemed to know every interesting place, every entrepreneur, every temple and was full of stories of the past and the present. We had a very entertaining day, which was completed by a wonderful Indian lunch. Mr Viji was a knowledgeable guide and a pleasant companion. We will surely contact him again when next in KL!
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    Rafael197009
    Seville, Spain
    86
    Booking this tour wasn't a good idea
    I new that I was taking a risk, since there were no previous reviews... but I didn't think the result would be so bad. On Jan 22, I booked this trip for one person and I got a confirmation; on Jan 25, I got a message from Seri Malaya in which they asked to pay twice because I was a solo traveller. I booked for just one person so I couldn't understand that; I asked to join an existing group or to cancel the booking. I didn't get an answer. I had the same problem with another trip to Batu caves with the same company. Fortunately, TripAdvisor/Viator studied the case and told me that the'd refund my money. In the end, I could visit Taman Negara with NKS Hotel and Travel, which I recommend.
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    Rafael197009
    Seville, Spain
    86
    Someone must be the first one
    Booking this trip was a bad idea. I new that I was taking a risk, since there were no previous reviews... but I didn't think the result would be so bad. On Jan 22, I booked this trip for one person and I got a confirmation; on Jan 25, I got a message from Seri Malaya in hich they asked to pay twice because I was a solo traveler. I has booked for just one person so I couldn't understand that; I asked to join an existing group or to cancel the booking. I didn't get any answer. I had the same problem with another trip to Taman Negara that I booked with the same company. Fortunately, TripAdvisor/Viator studied the case and told me that the'd refund my money. By the way, taking a taxi to Batu is a lot cheaper... and taking a train or a bus from Kuala Sentral costs almost nothing. The entrance to the caves is free, and there's a lot of information around.... that's what I did.
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    Jagdesh R
    11
    KL Tour
    Viji arranged a private City Tour, Batu Caves and Fireflies day tour for a group of 5 of us. Most enjoyable experience had by all. Would highly recommend using Viji. Thanks for the enjoyable experience. Jagdesh
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    houtem
    Heemstede, The Netherlands
    11
    Great tours and perfect support
    Seri Malaya travel and tours / mr Viji is a perfect way to discover Kula Lumpur and / or other parts of Malysia. Focus on clients wishes / needs and very friendly and flexible. Pro-active and makes you feel at ease and comfortable right from the moment you land at KL airport. Everything is taken care of. Prices are very reasonable. We went to KL- city tour and caves etc, Tamar Negara with family of 5. Perfectly organized by mr Viji. George and Jet
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    Wimhermanus
    Cape Town, South Africa
    70
    Cameron Highlands
    My wife and I did a private tour to the Cameron highlands with Viji. What a lovely informative trip, nice spacious comfortable vehicle, safe driving and great advice on what to see. All in all a wonderful experience.
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    Begum K
    72
    Wonderful introduction to Kuala Lumpur & Malaysia
    Mr. Viji gave a wonderful introduction to Malaysia and we also learned a lot about the Indian culture in Malaysia and also about Hinduism and we got to experience so many off the beaten track destinations thanks to him. We also ate delicious food & tried different beverages. Mr. Viji is a very interesting man and he answered all our questions in the most candid manner and provided a very different vantage point about life in general. We truly appreciated his tour and we would highly recommend this tour to everyone with an open mind & heart.
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    monic s
    31
    Great guide with excellent conversation
    Mr Viji made a lasting impression on me with his knowledge, his wisdom and the way he took us on a tour through KL. We visited several temples and had tea in Chinatown, lunch in the British club and we talked for hours. For me an experience I'll never forget. He made me reconsider some of my points of view. How special! Thank you mr Viji!
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    Bibingkagirl
    Makati, Philippines
    185
    Amazing tour and conversation
    We booked a tour for the Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Kuala Lumpur Tour and Explanation. He explained greatly and had a different and refreshing perspective about Hinduism and their culture. It was a great exchange of culture with Viji and wouldn't have it any other way. I was supposed to pay 11RM each, but he had it for free. He says he gives free tours at 10:30 am (same time we had it) right before the prayer (when they start to play the loud drums). Viji is the best man to explain everything inside the temple and how and why you should go there.
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    Raysa15
    San Dimas, California
    9034
    An amazing tour!
    Kuala Lampur was our first port in our cruise and we wanted to make the most out of it and Viji certainly made it happen. His knowledge of the city and its history enabled us to appreciate our surroundings, gain knowledge of the people and enjoy new experiences. We visited Chinatown, a Sike and Hindu Temple, The Petrona Towers, lunch at the Royal Selangor Club, changing of the guard at King's Castle and the Batu Caves. Viji took my son's girlfriend to coffee while we were at the Petrona Towers because she doesn't like heights and gave us gifts and the end of our tour. We had a wonderful time with Viji and learned a lot! Thank you Viji!
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