A Day in Selangor, Let’s Visit Sepang

A land with a population of over 192000, Sepang first began to develop as a town in Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi. Now, not only does it house two of Malaysia’s main international airports and acts as a gateway to the country, it is also famously known for the Sepang International Circuit that holds various motorsports events. Home to Selangor’s premium outlet store, Sepang is a shopping paradise that has attracted many tourists from all over the world, making it one of the must-visit districts in Selangor.

 Pusing Selangor Dulu!
Pusing Selangor Dulu!

8a.m. : Get energised with a morning jog at the Cyberjaya Lake Gardens
9a.m. : Stop by Adik Abang Restaurant for breakfast
10a.m. : Take a tour of the Sepang International Circuit
12 noon : Lunch at Nasi Padang Minang Batang Kapeh Restaurant
1p.m. : Go on a Mangrove River Tour
2.30p.m. : Step into Ladang HL Sepang
3.30p.m. : Shopping at Mitsui Outlet Park
5p.m. : Teatime at Book Barter Café
6p.m. : Wander around Tamarind Square Cyberjaya
7p.m. : Dinner at HM Sri Bagan Sepang

1) Get energised with a morning jog at the Cyberjaya Lake Gardens
Rise and shine! Put on your favourite sportswear and swing by the notable Cyberjaya Lake Gardens to start your day.

Cyberjaya Lake Gardens (credit: Setia Haruman Sdn Bhd)
Cyberjaya Lake Gardens (credit: Setia Haruman Sdn Bhd)

Here, you will be taken to the best jogging or running trail specially designed for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Not to mention, the calming environment accompanied by the breezy air in this beautifully lush garden will undeniably put you in a good mood throughout the day.

2) Stop by Adik Abang Restaurant for Breakfast
Recharge yourself by having breakfast at the local favourite, Adik Abang Restaurant. Here, you will be served with a long list of mouth-watering Malaysian food that you can order from their menu.

Restoran Adik Abang (credit: RozyHanim)
Restoran Adik Abang (credit: RozyHanim)

Their regular customers will strongly recommend you to try the scrumptious Lontong, Nasi Lemak and Roti Canai which tantalise your taste buds and give the morning dose of goodness. If you are a die-hard fan of these three dishes, this is certainly the right breakfast spot for you.

3) Take a tour of the Sepang International Circuit
Continue with your next activity of the day by going on a tour at the reputed Sepang International Circuit.

Sepang Circuit (credit: Sepang Circuit)
Sepang Circuit (credit: Sepang Circuit)

You will be taken to explore the whole circuit area and find out everything you need to know about the motorsports industry. The tour includes a visit to the Grandstand, Race Control Room, the premier Perdana Suite, and many more. While you are there, you can also visit the interesting Automobile Museum.

4) Lunch at Nasi Padang Minang Batang Kapeh Restaurant
Do not forget to stop by the famous Nasi Padang Restaurant at Kampung Salak Tinggi for a yummylicious meal.

Restaurant Nasi Padang Minang Batang Kapeh (credit: saji)
Restaurant Nasi Padang Minang Batang Kapeh (credit: saji)

If you are looking for flavourful traditional village food, this is an excellent eatery to try the ikan bakar (grilled fish) and ikan keli, their much sought-after catfish dish.

5) Go on a Mangrove Tour
Well known as the first and largest Inflatable Aqua Theme Park in the country, Aqua X offers a list of heart-thrilling activities for you to experience.

Mangrove Tour (credit: hungryhongkong)
Mangrove Tour (credit: hungryhongkong)

A Mangrove Tour package should be included in your itinerary as it offers a wholesome journey where you will be brought to explore the jungle, witnessing with your own eyes and ears the sight and sound of the exotic birds around. Additionally, there are other activities available for you and your dear ones.

6) Step into Ladang HL Sepang
While strolling around Sepang district, be sure to visit the amazing Dragon Fruit Valley.

Ladang HL (credit: Selangorkini)
Ladang HL (credit: Selangorkini)

Situated in Bagan Lalang, not only is it known for its awesome dragon fruit plantation, there is a great café for you to check out. There are various food choices, but the delicacies you should not exclude are the Roti King Kong and mashed potatoes served with their one and only dragon fruit sauce, and quench your thirst with the freshly squeezed dragon fruit juice.

7) Shopping at Mitsui Outlet Park (MOP)
Step into a shopping haven at Mitsui Outlet Park for the best shopping experience in Selangor.

Mitsui Outlet (credit: BigKL)
Mitsui Outlet (credit: BigKL)

At MOP, you can easily find a number of upper-middle to high-end luxurious brands and goods. Every store here offers interesting deals and discounts that shouldn’t be dismissed.

8) Teatime at Book Barter Café
Take a break and bounce back to be comfy at Book Bater Café. After a shopping frenzy at MOP, you might want to chill out at this café located in Tamarind Square, where the best desserts, coffee and tea are served.

Book Barter (credit: EatDrinkKL)
Book Barter (credit: EatDrinkKL)

The interior appears like a bookstore, making it one of the best spots for people to hang out and get their work done. Not only is the environment conducive, the items on their menu are delectable, too. Hint: you can start by trying their Cottony Japanese Cheesecake and sip on luscious flat white coffee.

9) Wander around Tamarind Square Cyberjaya
After getting your me time at the café, explore Tamarind Square, and stroll around the area that’s designed with a garden concept.

Tamarind Square (credit: Twt_Cyberjaya)
Tamarind Square (credit: Twt_Cyberjaya)

Besides being known for its instagrammable spots, you can also join some of their weekly activities here such as Zumba Fitness, Pound Fitness, Yoga classes and Piloxing activity. Also, there is an Urban Night Market that you can stop by every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month as well as an entertainment event called Lepaq that is held on every last Saturday of the month.

10) Dinner at HM Sri Bagan Sepang
What better way to wrap up a long tiring day than to be served with an array of amazing dishes, as you sit by the calming sea.

HM Sri Bagan (credit: wahidayatulaswa)
HM Sri Bagan (credit: wahidayatulaswa)

The sound of the waves and breezy air will undeniably induce a more relaxing mood. Accompanied with the best seafood in town, you can either choose to have their ala-carte menu or opt for a package deal that includes plenty of choices. All the dishes are worth trying, especially Talapia Bakar, Siakap Steam and Sambal Udang Petai.

There you have it. If you have come this far, it means you are already geared up for a trip to Sepang. Therefore, don’t forget to prepare your next adventure and visit this one of a kind district in Selangor, and enjoy these activities listed for you.

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