Visit Hulu Langat Itinerary 1 Day
If you want to experience a “kampong” or village life in Malaysia, you can discover Selangor’s Hulu Langat.
Hulu Langat is the fifth-largest district in the State of Selangor.
Rich in natural settings, the district is known by the phrase “a village in the city.”
The name Hulu Langat was presumably taken from the term ’Langat’ to which was added Hulu or Ulu (meaning upstream) as its location is in the interior of Selangor.
Inhabitants of Hulu Langat
The original inhabitants are predominantly the Minangkabau Malays living closely with other ethnic groups from Java, Mendaling, and the Kerinchis from Jambi.
Hulu Langat town is famous for durians.
You can reach Hulu Langat town in half an hour from Kuala Lumpur (24.6 km) via Jalan Hulu Langat/B62.
If you want a city break, weekend trips are fun and easy, with many interesting go-to spots.
There’s a lot of recreational activities from hiking, picnicking to swimming in the rivers.
A list of popular weekend spots includes
- Sungai Gabai Waterfalls
- Semenyih Water Reservoir
- Tekala Recreational Park
- Congkak River Forest Recreational Center
- Sungai Lopoh
- Kuala Lumpur LookOut Point Tourist Complex at Jalan Ampang–Hulu Langat.
Many like to train at Mount Nuang (1,483m) for hikers and runners before attempting Mount Kinabalu or participating in a marathon.
For beginners, head on to Saga or Broga hills to enjoy the beautiful scenery at the top of the hills.
Hulu Langat Natural hot springs
There are two natural hot springs with nutrient-rich waters.
Dusun Tua and Sungai Serai offer visitors a unique natural spa experience to rejuvenate in the lush green forest.
As the sound of the buzzing insects is resonant, it is no wonder that Hulu Langat is home to many beautiful resorts.
Hulu Langat Famous Kajang Satay
Join locals for a delicious meal of BBQ skewered meats called “Satay.”
In the Kajang town, the mouth-watering delicacy is famous for its seasoned and grilled meat served with peanut sauce and “Nasi Impit.”
For a quick 1-day itinerary in Hulu Langat, you will want to check out these proposed places after Movement Control Order (MCO) ends!
8:00 a.m. – Breakfast at Lontong King
9:00 a.m. – Enjoy ATV Ride at Semenyih Eco Venture Resort & Recreation
10:00 a.m. – Kayaking activity at Semenyih Eco Venture Resort & Recreation
11:00 a.m. – Paintball adventure at Semenyih Eco Venture Resort & Recreation
12:00 p.m. – Lunch at Itik Salai Masthar
1:00 p.m. – Experience intense outdoor activities at Skytrex Sg. Chongkak
3.30 p.m. – Teatime at D’Pallet Place
4.30 p.m. – Visit Ostrich Wonderland Semenyih
5:30 p.m. – Hiking at Broga Hill
7.00 p.m. – Dinner at Sate Kajang Hj. Samuri
8.00 am – Breakfast at Lontong King
Kick-start the day with a quick breakfast at one of the famous eateries in Hulu Langat – Lontong King.
The local eatery in Taman Sri Nanding has a buffet spread of various Lontong dishes.
Recommened are the freshly made Lontong Special, Lontong Biasa and Lontong Goreng.
Lontong King also serves western cuisine for breakfast if you want various food for a hearty breakfast.
Lontong King to Semenyih Eco Venture Resort is (22.4 km) via Jalan Sungai Tekali/B116 and Jalan Sungai Lalang/B19
Travel Time: 29 min
Semenyih Eco Venture Resort & Recreation (22 km from Kuala Lumpur’s city center)
The resort boasts an on-site restaurant, swimming pool, barbecue facilities and features a water park.
Free parking is available on-site.
At Semenyih Eco Venture Resort, you can choose the activities you want to take part in. The itinerary is a suggestion only.
Warning: All adventure activities and high-risk sports, by their very nature, are often inherently dangerous. Participants are cautioned and shall consider all risks associated carefully depending on the nature of the activity undertaken that may result in traumatic impacts, abrasions, cuts, drowning, exhaustion, strain muscles, and tendons, suffer heat or cold stress, become dehydrated, or maybe challenged psychologically, in trying to overcome deep-rooted anxieties, including fear of injury and fear of failure.
9.00 am Enjoy ATV Ride at Semenyih Eco Venture Resort & Recreation
You can enjoy All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) ride’ thrilling experience crossing jungles at Semenyih Eco Venture Resort & Recreation for extreme activities’ fans.
Several tracks, including mini, forest, river track, or a rugged forest track for a 6-kilometer ATV ride.
If you are game for some adventure, you can check out the venue.
Travel Tips: If you’re with kids and family, take the circuit at the base for some simple riding. If you intend to take the mountain route, make sure you wear long pants and protective paddings if you have one.
Wearing gloves might be a good idea to protect your hand with the hand brake lever.
10.00 am Kayaking activity at Semenyih Eco Venture Resort & Recreation
If you want to enjoy some paddling, you can go kayaking with your friends down the river and enjoy the extraordinary scenery of the surrounding nature.
Travel Tips: Please ensure that the safety briefing is in a language you understand and that you are provided with safety equipment before the activity.
11.00 am Paintball Adventure at Semenyih Eco Resort & Recreation
Paintball is an exciting game where the participants will be provided a “marker” and a “pallet” to “shoot” other players in the game.
The Paintball game has no specific rules.
The objective of the game is to eliminate other players by hitting them with a paintball gunshot.
The “markers” are gelatine capsules that are filled with colored liquid.
While it is a thrilling game for you and your peers to try out, remember to keep stay safe when you have fun.
Travel Tips: Use safety glasses approved explicitly for paintball. Never use goggles with a cracked lens.
Be sure only to use recommended goggle cleaning sprays, or you could weaken the lens. Keep these tips in mind to increase safety during paintball games for your protection.
12.00 noon Lunch at Itik Salai Masthar @ Medan Selera Adikku, Kajang
For smoke meat lovers, be sure to stop by at Itik Salai Masthar to enjoy a selection of mouth-watering smoked meats!
You will enjoy the fragrant smoky duck meat with crispy and soft meat.
The famous smoked duck and signature “gulai masak lemak” is a must-order.
Just this dish alone with their super spicy “sambal” as sides will make this a memorable meal.
The cost of food is between USD1.50 to USD2 per dish.
Semenyih Eco Venture Resort to Itik Salai Masthar (22.4 km) via Jalan Sungai Tekali/B116 and Jalan Sungai Lalang/B19
Travel Time: 32 min
1.00 pm Experience intense outdoor activities at Skytrex Sg. Chongkak
Some people experience Acrophobia, an intense fear of heights that can cause significant anxiety and panic.
Yet others love the thrilling flying fox experience on a zipline!
At Skytrex Sg. Chongkak, the zipline goes across the river.
At 110 meters long, you get to experience the adrenaline rush as you “fly” amidst the greens.
Skytrex Sg Chongkak offers three packages with different levels of difficulty; River Thrill, Rapid Extreme, and Double Dare.
Take on the challenge as each of these packages features 25 different obstacles.
You can choose the package that suits your needs or endurance and courage!
Itik Salai Masthar to Skytrex Sg. Chongkak 46 min (30.8 km) via B52
Travel Time: 49 min
Zipline in Malaysia – Adventure Park by Colmar Tropicale in Bukit Tinggi, Pahang, has made it into the Malaysia Book of Records for having the longest single zip-line in South-East Asia, measuring 530m.
3.30 pm Teatime at D’pallet Place Cafe & Restaurant, Cheras
D’Pallet Place is an ideal teatime spot that you can swing by.
The Malaysian Restaurant has many stalls offering a wide variety of cheap local food.
Popular menu items are the Grilled Chicken, “Sotong Gunting,” Cendol, Chili Crab, Gearbox Soup, and many more!
Skytrex Sg. Chongkak to D’Pallet Place (21.1 km) via B52
Travel Time: 35 min
4.30 pm Visit the Ostrich Wonderland Semenyih
The Ostrich Wonderland, a short 15-minutes drive from Semenyih Town, is perfect for a family outing in Malaysia.
The Ostrich attraction allows you to watch freely roaming ostriches in a large pen.
Children will get to know the growing process of ostriches in different ages and sizes.
Not only that, but there are also other fowls like hens, roosters, and peacocks on the farm.
You can have fun feeding these birds AND even ride the ostrich if you dare!
The Ostrich Wonderland Semenyih is an attraction you wouldn’t want to miss in Hulu Langat!
D’Pallet Place to Ostrich Wonderland Semenyih (28.7 km) via Lebuhraya Cheras – Kajang/E7
Travel Time: 37 min
5.30 pm Hiking at Broga Hill
One of the best places to head to in the Hulu Langat district is Broga Hill.
Bukit Broga (Broga Hill) is one of the best places to hike, easily accessible from Kuala Lumpur.
Bukit Broga is 400 meters high (1312 feet), and you can quickly climb in an hour, but it is steep and challenging enough to get your heart rate to pick up and to pump.
Still, it is about the only hill or mountain in Peninsular Malaysia, which is covered in lalang grass instead of trees, so the views from the top are exceptional.
In the mornings and evenings, you will meet nearby residents enjoy a hike up the hill for some fresh air and beautiful aerial views of the countryside.
Your day trip will be perfect for including the scenic view from the top of Broga Hill!
Ostrich Wonderland Semenyih to Broga Hill (15.0 km) via Jalan Sungai Lalang/B19 and B34
Travel Time: 21 min
Semenyih Town to Broga Hill (8.3 km) via B34
Travel Time: 11 min
7.00 pm Dinner at Sate Kajang Hj. Samuri, Kajang
Sate Kajang Hj. Samuri serves one of Hulu Langat’s signature dishes- the Sate Kajang.
After a full Hulu Langat 1-day itinerary Tour, you will appreciate the smoky, tasty satay.
With 18 branches Sate Kajang Hj. Samuri is a testament to the satay meals served in all the outlets.
Whether you choose Chicken, Beef, and Lamb sate to eat with the Peanut Sauce and “Nasi Impit,” – you are in for a treat!
Even if you decide to take away and eat in your car, you can get five sticks Satay on the Go with Rice and Peanut Sauce for USD1.50!
There is so much to see and do; our recommended itinerary gives you an idea of how you can best spend your one-day trip in Hulu Langat.
Go slow and explore the towns in Hulu Langat, Selangor.
Kajang Old Town, Hulu Langat
Tin mining and rubber cultivation led to the establishment of Kajang Old Town.
Check out the Kajang Heritage Walk, which includes the Kajang Heritage Centre, temples, and heritage sites in the old town.
Semenyih, Hulu Langat
The charming name Semenyih originated from the Malay word “Sembunyi” (hidden place).
Located in the Hulu Langat District of Selangor, Semenyih is well known to nature lovers for its scenic Broga Hill.
One of the area’s major landmarks is the Nottingham University (Malaysia Campus).
Make your one-day trip and Visit Hulu Langat a memorable time by visiting the recommended destinations.
You might decide to make another trip to explore and witness this wonderful town.
Whether you choose to go at a leisurely pace of drive, walk and eat or on an adrenalin rush, Visit Hulu Langat district in Selangor has a place for everyone to enjoy a local cuti cuti Malaysia holiday.
Remember to always comply with the guidelines or SOPs set by the National Security Council, ensure social distancing, wear face masks at all times and register through MySejahtera.
For more information, please log on to the official website of Tourism Selangor at Selangor.Travel.