Batu Caves, Selayang Hot Spring, Silver Leaf Monkeys & Fireflies Tour Details

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Batu Caves

Batu Caves is a Hindu Temple located at the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur City. These limestone caves are 400 million years old. There is a total of 272 steps leading up to the top of the main cave temple. It consists of three big cave. The world's tallest Lord Muruga Statue with the height of 42.7m (130 feet high) is located here. This destination attracts a huge crowd during Thaipusam, which is an annual festival for the Indians to pay homage to Lord Muruga. This festival will be celebrated in January or February of every year. This mother nature attraction is the most visited tourist destination.

Selayang Hot Spring

Selayang Hot Spring or local name "Kolam Air Panas" is a very popular place among local. It's believed that the mineral content of the hot spring i.e. Sulphur, which helps in the healing process. Have cured visitors with illnesses like diabetes, gout, skin problems and many more.

Fireflies (KELIP-KELIP)

Firefly is a type of insect from the Beetle Family. The Pteroptye tener spicies are the largest species found in Kampung Kuantan. The fireflies here are unique because of its tail that produces light. The light flash by each insect is at an accurate interval of 3 seconds. Imagine watching thousands of fireflies flashing their light at an accurate rhyhm. The fireflies are 6cm in length. The male fireflies flash out brighter lights than the female conterparts. This is because the male must attract the female fireflies during the mating season. The lifespan of fireflies is about 2-3 months.

Bukit Malawati Hill

Silver Leaf Monkeys at Bukit Malawati Hill (Local name Lutung - in Malay). It has grey-tipped, dark brown or black fur, giving it a uniform silvery appearance. Unlike some related species, there are no paler marking on the face or body, except for a patch of whitish hair on the groin of females. A crest of fur runs along the top of head, and the hair on the cheeks is long, often obscuring the ears. The hands and feet are hairless, with dark coloured skin and have opposable thumbs and toes.

Females range from 46 to 51 cm (18-20 in) in head body length, with an average weight of 5.7kg (13lb) and a tail length of 67 to 75 cm (26 to 30 in). Male are slightly larger from 50 to 58 cm (20-23 in) in length, with an average weight of 6.6kg (15lb) and a til length of 67 to 75 cm (26 to 30 in).

The silver lutung is found across Borneo and Sumatra, as well as in parts of the South-Western Malay Peninsula. It inhabits mangrove swamps and nearby forest regions. Silver leaf monkey are diurnal and travel in ground of around 9 - 40 individuals with one adult male and many adult females communally caring for infants. It breedsyear-round, each female typically gives birth no more than once every 18 to 24 months. Baby Silver Leaf Monkeys are born with Orange fur, and white hairless skin on the face, hands and feet. They have lived up to 31 years in captivity.

PLACES OF INTEREST

  • Batu Caves (Biggest Hindu Temple in Malaysia)
  • Selayang Hot Spring
  • Palm Oil Tree Plantation (Drive Pass)
  • Rubber Tree Plantation (Drive Pass)
  • Bukit Melawati (Fort Altingsburg) (Silver Leaf Monkey) - (Visit Stop)
  • Fishermen Village (Drive Pass)
  • Seafood Dinner (Visit Stop)
    * Vegetarian Food is serve upon request.
    Please inform in advance.
  • Boat Ride to see Fireflies (Visit Stop)
  • Bukit Rotan Hindu Temple (Visit Stop)

TIME

  • Frequency : Daily Departure
  • Duration : Approximately 8 hours
  • Pick up time : 1400
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PAX PRICE
ADULT 2 PAX RM220.00
ADULT 4 PAX RM200.00
ADULT 6 PAX RM180.00
ADULT 8 PAX & ABOVE RM160.00
CHILD (3-12 YEARS) RM 120.00
BELOW 2 YEARS FOC
The price stated above is for per person.we provide car baby seat upon request.
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Itinerary

1400: Pick up from any major hotel in Kuala Lumpur
1430: Visiting Batu Caves, Biggest Hindu Temple in Malaysia. Caves are 400 million years old & total of 272 step leading to the main Cave Temple. The World's tallest Lord Muruga status with the height of 42.7m (130 feet high)
1530: Proceed to Selayang Hot Spring for 30 minutes. It is believed that the mineral content of the hot spring i.e. sulphur, helps in the healing process.
1600: Proceed to Kuala Selangor town in the quiet hamlet of Kampung Pasir Penambang. It is one of the largest firefly colonies in the world.
1700: Upon arrival at Kuala Selangor, visit Bukit Melawati - The hilltop view offers a sweeping view of Straits of Malacca and the mangrove swamps of Kuala Selangor Nature Park. Also found there are Silver-Leafed monkeys and food will be provided for feeding of the monkeys.
1800: Seafood Dinner / Vegetarian food served upon request (Halal food is served). This is a good place to view sunset.
1930: Proceed back to Kampung Pasir Penambang, the place where you can see fireflies. The mangrove trees lining the river banks glow after dusk like Christmas trees. Witness the light and glow of the fireflies while enjoying a pleasant boat ride in the Selangor River. It is noted the fireflies consistently patronized the serenity of the mangrove areas.
2230: Drive back to Kuala Lumpur.
Optional visit: Eagle Feeding - 45 minutes boat ride; per person RM 40.00
Type of eagle

TERMS AND CONDITION

Minimum : 2 Adults
Others :
This package includes dinner, ticket for boat ride, insect repellant and peanuts for monkey feeding will be provided.
Dress Code for Batu Caves:
As Batu Caves is a holy place for Hindu faith, visitors must abide to the following rules:
Wear cloths that is not over expose your body, i.e. especially ladies
T-shirt or shirt with sleeves is allowable
Do not wear Short Pants or Hot Pants
Do not wear Short Skirts or Mini Skirts (above knee level)
Long Pants are allowable
Firefly also known as "KELIP-KELIP" in Malay language.
Vegetarian food is serving upon request. Please inform in advance.
They serve Chinese tea in the restaurant.
Soft drinks, juice, beer & wine is at own expenses.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
Private Tour ~ car / van with English speaking driver.
Video and camera charges are paid by customer.
Our tour pick up and drop off based in Kuala Lumpur/Petaling Jaya/Damansara area ONLY.
Apart from these area we will charge for pick up & drop off service charge.
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