10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT SELANGOR IN 2022
Selangor Is Well-known for its Unique Tourism Appeals. It is Finally Time for Your #Splendid Selangor Experience!
The State of Selangor has many interesting tourist attractions for you to explore! You can experience for yourself the uniqueness of the State which includes cultural diversity at its best. Good news to travellers from all around the globe, it is finally time for your #SplendidSelangor experience as Malaysian borders have reopened from April 1st, 2022! As such, Tourism Selangor is eager to welcome international tourists from all continents to the State of Selangor. One trivia – once you have landed in Malaysia via a commercial flight; you will already be in Selangor as Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is located in Sepang District of the State! For those new to Selangor, the State boasts a modern, stunning architecture, however traditional buildings are still common sightings at several historical places in the State. Not only that, the State’s gastronomy is one certainly worth highlighting! Here are 10 main reasons why you should visit Selangor in 2022!
If you travel to the State of Selangor, you will be astounded by the uniqueness of the diversity of culture and tradition, which is indeed the backbone of the country’s tourism industry. The combination of different ethnicities makes the State even more noticeable with its colourful festivals and cultural events. You can also get to know the culture and traditions of the Mah Meri tribe by visiting Mah Meri Cultural Village in Kuala Langat. Despite the differences in culture, religion and race, the State still emphasizes on harmony and unity.
Variety of Food
Well-known for its ethnic diversity, Selangor offers a wide range of modern and traditional dish that are both pleasant to eat! Each dish is full of flavours and spices such as Nasi Lemak, Sate, Dim Sum, Nasi Ambeng and more! If you feel like eating Nasi Ambeng, you may try it at Nasi Ambeng D’Rebung Restaurant, Sepang. Believe me, Selangor is one of the best places for you to go food-hunting!
The State of Selangor boasts a modern architecture that will amaze you, however, its greens are as astonishing! Apart from that, your adventure in the State is not just limited to sightseeing only, you can also carry out various activities such as soft adventure sports in Kuala Kubu Bharu Town, visit galleries such as the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Gallery, as well as shopping at famous malls such as 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Sunway Pyramid and Mitsui Outlet Park!
Feeling safe while on a vacation is one of the important elements to every tourist. In this regard, strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) has been implemented by the Selangor State Government to ensure the safety of the tourists. Only those who are fully vaccinated are allowed to travel to the State. Tourism industry players also practice strict adherence to the SOPs in their operations, including reducing the maximum capacity of the premises to up to 50% of the normal capacity to ensure physical distancing.
The State of Selangor is also heading towards the digital tourism transformation, especially in overcoming the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic which hit on a global scale. This transformation also allows tourists to experience digital tourism in the State of Selangor, and get the best out of the travels. The Selangor State Government through Tourism Selangor has also extended support in the development of the mobile application “Go Selangor” which will be launched in the first quarter of 2022 which provides a comprehensive digital tourism experience to Selangor’s tourists!
The State of Selangor is also well-known for its advanced connectivity, accessibility transportation services and communication networks. It is not a hurdle to “Pusing Selangor Dulu” because tourists can move from one attraction to another with ease with the State’s advanced public transportation such as the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service, and the Smart Selangor Bus which offers commute for free!
Land of Adventure
There can’t be a better way for an adventurer to start a trip than jumping off a cliff to get a bird’s eye view of Malaysia’s paradisiacal beauty. Some of the world’s best paragliders have credited Kuala Kubu Bharu for having the best views. Apart from paragliding, Kuala Kubu Bharu is well-known for white-water rafting, hiking, and its stunning waterfalls.
Dream of having a Maldives-like experience at an affordable price? Well, Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort makes the most of the shore and the sea. The land is where the lobby, function halls, a few restaurants, and activities centre were built. The rest of the resort extends out over the water in the shape of a palm frond. The resort’s scale is stunning, with 392 water villas. Transportation options include golf buggies and free bicycles that you can use to get around.
Bring yourself closer to nature and enjoy a breath-taking scenery. One of Selangor’s eco-tourism attractions include Sky Mirror in the Kuala Langat district. Discover how the beach perfectly reflects the sky above, hence why it is popularly known as the “mirror of the sky.” If you’re looking for more eco-tourism activities and things to do in Selangor, check out Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), which is well-known for its Skywalk attraction.
Unique Culture and Heritage Appeals
Klang, also known as the Royal Town, is rich in history and culture and is one of Selangor’s most distinctive towns. With this tour in Klang, you can travel back in time to the 19th century and be amazed by the abundance of historical buildings in the area. A free and guided walk tour, the Royal Klang Town Heritage Walk (RKTHW) programme by Tourism Selangor aims to highlight the character, charm and unique attractions of Klang to the public. Held every weekend, individuals are welcomed to register for the programme by calling them at +603-5513 2000 or visit Selangor.travel for more information. Admire the late Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah’s exhibitions at the Royal Gallery and learn about Klang’s history to understand how it became the town it is today. Try some authentic local cuisine while on this tour too. Bring your family and friends along for a fun-filled day.
Apart from the reasons mentioned above, there are many other reasons why this State is a must-visit tourist destination, especially in 2022. Traveling to the State of Selangor will provide you with a unique experience that is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. With a unique blend of modern city with cultural and heritage diversity, the State of Selangor maintains its status as a premier tourist destination in Malaysia.
Nevertheless, tourists are reminded to kindly adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the National Security Council in accordance to Phase 4 of the National Recovery Plan, such as ensuring social distancing, wearing face mask at all times in public, and applying hand sanitizer regularly, for the well-being of many.
You may log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel for inspiration on your travel to Selangor, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official social media accounts; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Tourism Selangor’s YouTube channel.
Book your tickets and accommodation now, and hop on your #SplendidSelangor experience in no time!