Malaysia Day is coming up next and if you have no plans yet, don’t worry because we have few ideas to suggest. All these activities will allow you a great weekend with family, friends, or even time on your own.
A staycation at Taman Sari
If you are up for a short getaway but looking for somewhere that’s not too far from Klang Valley, and you don’t mind spending some quiet time with nature then Taman Sari is the place for you. Taman Sari is located at Batu 18 Hulu Langat (nearer to Ampang). This is place is the perfect spot if you’re looking for a quiet retreat to recharge and have a relaxing Malaysia Day celebration!
Picnic at Taman Rimba Kiara, Taman Tun Dr Ismail
If the weather isn’t boiling hot or if it’s not pouring down, why not have a picnic session with a group of friends or your family! Make it an outdoor potluck gathering, take some Instagram-worthy pictures and if you have kids this will be great place for them to run around and just have some fun! Taman Rimba Kiara boasts plenty of big trees so you’re able to find a shady area for sure to set up your picnic!
Road trip to Sekinchan Paddy Fields
Another thing you could do is organise a day trip to Sekinchan, which is located in Kuala Selangor. Depending on where in Klang Valley you’re coming from, the commute shouldn’t take more than an hour and a half. There’s plenty to do like visit the paddy fields, paddy factory and the paddy museum. You can also enjoy the wide variety of seafood and indulge in some coconut shake too.
Escapade to Sekeping Serendah
All you need for this trip is to pack your clothes (include swimwear), toiletries, food for a barbecue, board games or cards, bluetooth speaker (for your Spotify playlist) and some good company. Sekeping Serendah will be the perfect getaway from the city. There’s also outdoor activities such as jungle treks, visit to the Orang Asli villages, and enjoying the waterfalls.
Go for an ATV ride
Feel like doing something adventurous and don’t mind getting a little muddy? Then ATV ride sounds like the perfect thing for you! ATV Fun Adventure Park is located in Kg. Kemensah, Hulu Kelang and they offer different ranges of terrains for riders. For beginners, you can just book for one to one and a half hour ride to the waterfalls or if you wish to do longer hour and more challenging route, you can opt for the 3-4 hours ride. They are opened on Monday to Sunday (pls refer to their website for further details) and require advance booking.
Check out new brunch cafés
Make advanced reservations to some brunch cafés that you’ve never been to or catch up with friends over some delicious meals! Below are a few cafés that’s recently seen on Instagram and worth checking out: