The iconic Batu caves – a limestone outcrop, the elephant conservation center and a relaxed drive through the countryside to meet silvered leaf monkeys, have seafood dinner and see the fireflies in all their glory.
Close encounter with wildlife
Away from hustle and bustle of the city
Family friendly and physically not challenging
Lunch and dinner included
Boat to watch fireflies
Snacks for elephants and monkeys
Free flow mineral water
Full Narration by English speaking Chauffeur Guide
Complimentary pick up from hotel lobby. Please wait at the reception or concierge desk.
What to expect
0900hrs After breakfast depart for BATU CAVES and climb 272 steps to the Temple of Hindu Deity, who is honored during the Hindu Festival of THAIPUSAM. Ladies must be properly attired to enter the temple. The 140 feet Statue of the Deity is mesmerizing.
Visit the ELEPHANT CONSERVATION CENTER for an introductory video on catch and trans location of orphaned and rogue elephants. After safety briefing you will get a chance to feed the gentle giants. Bathing is strictly discouraged due to recent detection of rota virus and snail bacteria in the rivers.
A relaxed drive through the Countryside to BUKIT MELAWATI in Kuala Selangor. On arrival you will meet
THE SILVERED LEAF MONKEYS an adorable and friendly primate and their infants are orange in color. After 3 months the infants turn silver. They live in clusters of 6 – 10. They will clamber all over you for the food you have in your hands. Have your Cameras ready. Its a close brush with nature.. Then proceed for ….
Fresh SEAFOOD DINNER at a riverside restaurant . Catch a boat ride (silence to prevail) to watch FIREFLIES. They congregate on Mangrove trees to feed on nectar and are on a love making ritual. They flash synchronously through a biochemical reaction in their light organs on their bottoms – a natural wonder !
The BOAT RIDE is exhilarating as it ploughs through the nite. You will be dazzled with twinkling lights as in a Christmas tree.
Return to Kuala Lumpur arriving approx. 2200hrs.