Sabak Bernam District – there is so much to explore in this northwest District of Selangor. There are 3 main towns, namely, Sungai Besar, Sekinchan and Sabak Bernam. The community of Sabak Bernam comprises Javanese Malays, Banjar and Malay-Bugis descent. This District is rightly famous for its lush paddy fields, besides being home to unique tourism attractions. Hence, include these tourist destinations listed below in your one day itinerary to Sabak Bernam after Movement Control Order (MCO) ends – #ImagineNowExperienceSoon!
8am – Breakfast at Kuala Kurau Restaurant, Sungai Besar
9am – Learn about paddy processing at Paddy Gallery, Sekinchan
11am – Visit Sabak Bernam District Museum
12 noon – Stop by Ah Ma House, Sekinchan
1pm – Lunch at Lembah Bernam Restaurant, Sekinchan
3.30pm – Visit Mango Orchards, Sungai Limau
4.30pm – Treat yourself at Coconut Farms, Sekinchan
5.30pm – Stroll around Redang Beach, Sekinchan
7pm – Dinner at Mee Udang BNO Restaurant, Sabak Bernam
1) Breakfast at Kuala Kurau Restaurant, Sungai Besar
Looking for the best spot to have breakfast? Worry not as you are coming to flourishing Sabak Bernam, so there are plenty of choices for you.
Enjoy your morning by having breakfast at one of the unique restaurants here, Kuala Kurau Restaurant, Sungai Besar which features various stalls under one roof. It is a popular spot among local residents as it offers a broad menu selection such as Char Kuey Teow, Curry Mee, Prawn Fritter and many more. Be sure to try their Prawn Fritter as it is the most popular snack served at this eatery.
2) Learn about paddy processing at Paddy Gallery, Sekinchan
Excited about the paddy fields in Sekinchan? Learn more about paddy processing by visiting one of the attractions in Sekinchan, Paddy Gallery.
It is the only paddy processing factory that welcomes tourists for a visit. Therefore, it’s a great idea to stop by here as there is also a mini museum showcasing antique rice planting machines and up-to-date paddy processing techniques. Furthermore, do not forget to try their freshly cooked delicious Rice Cake. It is really tasty and crispy.
3) Visit Sabak Bernam District Museum
There is a lot to know about Sabak Bernam, so do not miss out on the opportunity to stop by and learn the agriculture and fishery history at Sabak Bernam District Museum.
You can find unique sculptures, infographics, replicas and traditional equipment used in agriculture especially with a focus on paddy processing here. A visit to this museum will be interesting. Moreover, admission is free-of-charge.
4) Stop by Ah Ma House, Sekinchan
When you are done with learning about the history of Sabak Bernam, continue your trip to Ah Ma House, which is one of the most talked-about tourist destinations in Sabak Bernam.
Ah Ma House is a shop that features a traditional concept with a display of vintage furniture such as old telephones, televisions and rattan chairs. These will remind you about the good old days. In addition, purchase their very popular “Kuih Kapit” here as it is freshly prepared and aromalicious.
5) Lunch at Lembah Bernam Restaurant, Sekinchan
Yes, it is amazing to watch the scenic paddy fields and you are probably hungry now.
When it is lunchtime, head over to the popular Lembah Bernam Restaurant which offers special and exotic menu options. You may choose either porcupine meat or venison, among other common types of meat that are mostly cooked in Javanese style, making the restaurant perfect for lunch.
6) Visit Mango Orchards, Sungai Limau
It is an appropriate location to visit if you a hardcore fan of mangoes. Mango Orchards is situated in Sungai Limau, approximately 6 kilometres away from Sungai Besar Town.
The farm is managed by the locals and mangoes of various sizes are planted here which are also sold freshly-picked. It produces really sweet and tasty mangoes so do not miss the chance to have a taste right away and purchase some to take home.
7) Treat yourself at Coconut Farms, Sekinchan
Located about 15 minutes’ drive from Sekinchan Town, Coconut Farms is an ideal site for a short break to enjoy fresh coconut water.
Not only that, have a taste of their Coconut Shake plus Coconut Pudding. It is good relaxation under a coconut tree enjoying your cold coconut drink. Meanwhile, the surrounding coconut farms are awesome “OOTD” spots for photography.
8) Stroll around Redang Beach, Sekinchan
You are seriously missing out if you do not stop by at Redang Beach to appreciate the scenery and the sea breeze.
Redang Beach is situated near Sekinchan Town. You will also get to see plenty of red ribbons hanging on a big tree, known as “Sekinchan Wishing Tree”. In addition, there are nearby stalls for you to tuck in some nice meals or snacks.
9) Dinner at Mee Bandung BNO Restaurant, Sabak Bernam
The best way to conclude your one day trip to Sabak Bernam is to dine at Mee Bandung BNO Restaurant.
It offers the best Mee Bandung in town especially the dish served with prawns. After a tiring yet fun walk along the Redang Beach, do come to this restaurant to savour their flavourful Mee Bandung. The price is affordable and you may even want to order a second helping!
Hopefully, these captivating places listed above are useful when you plan your one day trip to Sabak Bernam. Do not miss out on the chance to witness the uniqueness and the beauty of this District. You definitely will be amazed by the scenery, especially the luxuriant paddy fields. Bring along your family and friends after MCO ends. So, start to plan right away; #ImagineNowExperienceSoon.
It is to be reminded that we have to be disciplined in complying with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) set by the National Security Council. We should ensure social distancing, wear face mask at all times, apply hand sanitiser regularly as well as check in to premises in the State of Selangor by using the mobile application, “SElangkah: Langkah Masuk Dengan Selamat”.