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Kuala Selangor Tour from Kuala Lumpur with Fireflies Boat Ride and Seafood Dinner
"You’ll be picked up from your Kuala Lumpur hotel in the afternoon for a tranquil escape from the busy city. Your knowledgeable guide will take you 1 hour northeast to Kuala Selangor the former royal capital of the state of Selangor and home to Kampung Kuantan a quiet village housing one of the world’s largest firefly colonies. When you arrive head to Kota Melawati (formerly known as Fort Altingsburg) located on Bukit Melawati a hill at the mouth of the Selangor River. Explore the ruins of this old fort and see cannons and other artifacts from the early 1900s that overlook the expansive wetlands at the base of the hill. Here you’ll also see the Royal Mausoleum -- a royal burial ground containing the graves of the first three Sultans of Selangor -- as well as the legendary 100 staircase which was created as a means to climb up Selangor Hill but is also a fabled execution block. Head to Kuala Selangor Nature Park at the foot of Bukit Melawati
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Kuala Selangor Tour from Kuala Lumpur with Fireflies Boat Ride and Seafood Dinner
"You’ll be picked up from your Kuala Lumpur hotel in the afternoon for a tranquil escape from the busy city. Your knowledgeable guide will take you 1 hour northeast to Kuala Selangor the former royal capital of the state of Selangor and home to Kampung Kuantan a quiet village housing one of the world’s largest firefly colonies. When you arrive head to Kota Melawati (formerly known as Fort Altingsburg) located on Bukit Melawati a hill at the mouth of the Selangor River. Explore the ruins of this old fort and see cannons and other artifacts from the early 1900s that overlook the expansive wetlands at the base of the hill. Here you’ll also see the Royal Mausoleum -- a royal burial ground containing the graves of the first three Sultans of Selangor -- as well as the legendary 100 staircase which was created as a means to climb up Selangor Hill but is also a fabled execution block. Head to Kuala Selangor Nature Park at the foot of Bukit Melawati
From $65.00
 
Kuala Selangor Firefly Boat Tour Including Dinner and Hotel Transfer from Kuala Lumpur
"This half-day trip starts with a hotel pickup at Kuala Lumpur around 4pm by a private vehicle and head to Kuala Selangor. En-route and stop at Bukit Melawati to see Fort Altingsburg and a lighthouse on a hill top surrounded by tall trees that are a heave silver leaf monkeys and long-tailed macaques.Next we proceed to a nearby fishing village for a typical seafood dinner before making your way to Kampung Kuantan. Embark on a boat to be rowed along the river. Now it’s time to see the fireflies in all their dazzling glory like twinkling electric lights on a Christmas tree.Our driver will transfer you back to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur around 10:30pm after a wonderful night ride at Kampung Kuantan.""""See millions of fireflies light up the night sky on a half-day tour of Kuala Selangor
From $94.00

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Sipiso-piso Waterfall and Tongging

Tongging is a place to see a waterfall surrounded by beautiful sights in cool mauntain air. It is 24 km from Kaban jahe, located at the north side of Lake Toba. The 360 feet waterfall is visible from...
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kenari
Jul 26, 2006

The Cross Island Trek

A visit to the heart of Pulau Samosir is recommended for those interested in more than the laid back life in Tuk Tuk.On the inner "island", you can enjoy the friendliness and hospitality of the Batak...
Bonobo2005
Jan 16, 2006

Hike to Dolok Village

From Ambarita (45 minutes from TukTuk by foot) a small and steep trail guides you over the crater edge (2 hours) and continues to tiny Dolok villageThe scenery is gorgeous as you can imagine; climbing...
Bonobo2005
Jun 07, 2003

Check out the traditional Batak Houses

The traditional Batak Toba houses are just fantastic, a design I have never seen before, and superbly decorated.I was admiring a newly painted house when the painter came out to see me and he showed...
Bonobo2005
May 26, 2003

You will attract a lot of attention!

Sometimes I passed small settlements, like here on the picture -where the school kids came to see me! Just before that, their teacher had invited me for a cup of coffee in a local coffee annex gamble...
Bonobo2005
May 26, 2003

Take a lot of pictures!

During the cross-Island trek I found the people of Samasir Island very friendly, welcoming and moreover, they loved to have there pictures takenOf course it goes without saying that you should try to...
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May 26, 2003
 
 
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Many people around to ask directions

After leaving Dolok you can follow the trails and roads to the small town of Pangururan or go back down to Tuk Tuk.I would highly recommend to cross the island to see the villages, the people and...
Bonobo2005
May 26, 2003

Stay at Dolok village for the night!

Far away from the tourists In Dolok are 2 extremely basic family homestays to stay for the night.The village is very nice situated, being surrounded by coffeeplantations, lush hills and forest.You can...
Bonobo2005
May 26, 2003

Thermal springs

Some dozens of kms south of Parapat, on the main road to/from Bukittinggi, there is a thermal spring with impressive calcareous formations.Luckily we could manage to stop the bus here for an hour and...
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dabuwan
Mar 03, 2003

The market in Haranggoal

Haranggoal is a village on the northern shore of lake Toba.It is not a tourist place, but many buses to northern Sumatra depart from here.There is a busy market very popular with locals, where you'll...
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dabuwan
Mar 03, 2003

Enjoy and learn all about coffee!

On Pulau Samosir you'll find a lot of coffee plantations. Not only can you see how locals treat the raw beans, but you're likely to be invited to have a cup somewhere as well!
Bonobo2005
May 26, 2003

Start Walking

We did a lot of walking away from Tuk Tuk peninsula. Everywhere you can discover groups of beautiful Batak style houses.
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aukjejetty
Apr 12, 2003

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