Explore Kuala Selangor and Sabak Bernam for an Extraordinary Experience!
The State of Selangor is the most developed in Malaysia but does not fall short of the greens. On top of that, did you know, the state offers interesting activities not known to many? It is a perfect decision if you are planning to travel by engaging in Selangor's Host Community Programme! Immerse in local cultures and live like a local for a day by learning to make traditional food, fish using the traditional way, and many more! In this article, Tourism Selangor lists out the Community Host Programme in Kuala Selangor and Sabak Bernam Districts for a fun-filled 2-day experiential tourism holiday in Selangor!
Explore Stunning Mangrove Forest Along the Riverbank
Your journey in Selangor's Community Host Programme will start at Pasir Penambang, Kuala Selangor. You will first enjoy the experience of getting on a traditional wooden fishing boat. In addition, you can explore the stunning mangrove swamp forest along the riverbanks. Pasir Penambang boasts a stunning ecosystem setting for you to appreciate!
Eagle watching is an activity that is seen as both a rewarding and pleasurable experience. Try eagle-watching at Pasir Penambang which has now become an attraction in this area and a highly demanded community host activity.
Clamp Catching Experience
Along the way, you will be taken on the experience of fishing and catching clamps. The local fishermen here will demonstrate how to fish using unique traditional tools.
Net Fishing Experience
Not only that, but the Community Host at Pasir Penambang will also teach you how to catch fresh seafood, especially clamps by using nets. This activity will give you excitement and satisfaction!
Learn about the Method of Coconut Extraction
Not far from Kuala Selangor District, spend the following day by joining the Community Host Programme at Sungai Air Tawar, Sabak Bernam! Extend your adventure and do not miss the opportunity to learn about different types of coconuts according to their shapes and colours. In addition, you will be taught to extract coconut using a less-known traditional method.
Learn How to Cook Kuih Onde-onde
The coconut extract is used as an ingredient in various dishes such as the Onde-onde Kuih. Who doesn't know the dessert? It is extremely delicious with its gula Melaka filling and coconut coating. This programme is to try the Onde-onde Kuih recipe, a traditional dessert that is very popular in Malaysia.
Learn How to Catch Fish Using Bamboo
You have learned how to catch marine life using traditional nets on the first day, and on the second day, you will then experience fishing by using bamboo. The fishes that are often found here include the puyu fish (climbing perch) and many more!
Tea-time While Enjoying Wadai Kepeng
One of the ways to end the Community Host programme in Sabak Bernam District is by relaxing amidst the serene village atmosphere while enjoying the traditional dessert of the Banjar people; Wadai Kepeng!
The tourism industry in Selangor is now focusing more on Experiential Tourism segmentation as it is able to promote the uniqueness of local cultures in each district of Selangor. It will also attract both domestic and international tourists who seek a unique holiday experience with engagement in interesting local activities. Apart from the Community Host activities listed above, you can also learn the process of producing dried shrimps in Klang, making Banana Chips in Kuala Langat, learn the art of Silat Sukmo Rono in Hulu Langat, and experience making Curry Puffs in Hulu Selangor. As the saying goes, if you have never tried, you will never know.
So, don't miss out on the chance to experience for yourself the amazing activities with Community Hosts in the State of Selangor.
For more information on the Community Host Programme, please visit Tourism Selangor’s official website, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official social media accounts; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Tourism Selangor's YouTube channel to stay inspired! #PusingSelangorDulu!