Enjoy Peaceful Village Ambience and Traditional Activities at Your Preferred Homestay in Selangor.
Having a vacation with your family at homestays in Selangor is definitely an interesting option to do when travelling is allowed again. A homestay experience can be defined as staying as guests with a local host in a village community for an indefinite number of days. The family host will warmly welcome the visitors and arrange for exciting village activities. Homestay experience is one of the best ways to understand the culture, arts and lifestyle of a specific community. The following are suggestions by Tourism Selangor on the 6 best homestays in Selangor:
1) BANGHURIS HOMESTAY, SEPANG
Many did not know that Banghuris homestay is famous among foreign visitors because of its beautiful scenery and the many interesting activities provided. This homestay which is located in Sepang District has approximately 80 guest houses and 100 guest rooms, and was recognised as the ‘Best Homestay in Malaysia’ by Tourism Malaysia at the Malaysia Tourism Awards in 2004.
Furthermore, there are various activities that tourists can enjoy here such as playing gasing (tops), trying to use blow pipes, making and flying the traditional wau (kite), cooking special menu of rebung (bamboo shoots), visiting traditional cakar ayam (chips and snacks) factory, exploring dragon fruit and coffee farms, and palm oil plantation as well as watching rubber tapping demonstration. The price depends on the selected package ranging from RM70 to RM300 per person.
For more info, log on to lcct.com.my or contact (+6019-3919547).
2) SUNGAI HAJI DORANI HOMESTAY, SABAK BERNAM
Sungai Haji Dorani homestay is a suitable place for a holiday with your family because it combines the beauty of the village and awesome paddy fields.
There are numerous activities that guests can rejoice in such as wallow in the mud, batik colouring, scatter rice from its stalks, fish and catch fish with bare hands, take a dip in the river, visit traditional cakes and Nata de Coco factories, play traditional games like congkak, tarik upih pinang and several more. Surrounded by the paddy fields, it is the best place to capture photographs with your loved ones. The price depends on the selected package ranging from RM65 to RM300 per person.
For more info, log on to doranihomestay.com or contact (+60136077025)
3) KAMPUNG SUNGAI SIREH HOMESTAY, KUALA SELANGOR
This homestay, surrounded by scenic green jungle is an ideal place for holidaymakers to relax and appreciate the view of paddy fields. Visitors will be warmly welcomed by the host and the local community.
Among the pursuits provided at this homestay are batik colouring, riding around on a tractor, and also learn about herbal plants, traditional paddy planting plus techniques for cutting tree logs. Not only that, there are also other activities such as catching catfish with bare hands in the mud, kayaking, fishing at small rivers, canals and sea, jungle trekking and many more. The price depends on the selected package ranging from RM60-RM200 per person.
For more info, log on to agrotourismhomestaysgsireh.blogspot.com or contact (+6019-346 7372)
4) PAPITUSULEM HOMESTAY, SABAK BERNAM
Papitusulem homestay is located in Sabak Bernam where it offers a variety of exhilarating activities. The landscape of this village is enchanting because it is encompassed by green rice fields.
Papitusulem homestay allows you to experience the village lifestyle by staying with the foster family. Vacationers will be served with tasty traditional food, as well as get to enjoy activities with the local community. Moreover, you will be taken to paddy fields and vegetable gardens, and get to witness the process of coconut milk, etc. You will also be presented with kompang, martial arts, kuda kepang and cempuling performances. Besides that, there are recreational activities including kayaking, boat riding and fishing in the sea. The price depends on the selected package ranging from RM20-RM120 per person.
For more info, log on to papitusulemhomestay.yolasite.com or contact (+60172712260)
5) ANJUNG DAMAI KAMPUNG SUNGAI LANG TENGAH HOMESTAY, KUALA LANGAT
Situated in Kuala Langat, Anjung Damai homestay is a focal destination for local and foreign visitors due to its cosy environment and fascinating activities being offered.
The homestay is equipped with facilities, i.e. air-conditioning system, spacious parking area, and appealing modern bathrooms. Also, its location is near supermarkets and restaurants. Additionally, visitors can delight in riding ATVs, visit cow, goat and sheep farms and feed the animals, or walk through the mangrove forest. The price depends on the selected package ranging from RM60 to RM250 per person.
For more info, log on to @anjungdamaihomestay/facebook or contact (+6013-233 3768)
6) HOMESTAY BOUGAINVILLEA KAMPUNG SUNGAI KERTAS, GOMBAK
Bougainvillea homestay which is located in Gombak offers a different scenario from city life. Staying at this homestay is inspiring because there are dozens of activities offered to lodgers.
Villagers of Sungai Kertas always practise the gotong-royong task with their local community to clean up the surroundings and even celebrate their traditional heritage. Apart from that, there is a Malay wedding package which includes cultural performances, bridal chambers and wedding attires. Meanwhile, visitors have the opportunity to learn to cook sambal tempe and also traditional food of Mandailing community named Nasi Upa-Upa. The price depends on the selected package ranging from RM98 to RM380 per person.
For more info, log on to sungaikertas.blogspot.com or contact (+60163920439)
There are several homestays in Selangor for tourists, offering various delightful activities. Now may not be the right time to have a vacation which involves mingling around with the community, but tourists can always consider to plan a trip to Selangor’s homestays at the right time later on.
Do always maintain social distancing and adhere to the standard operation procedures (SOPs) during your vacation to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.