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Private: Fireflies and Monkey Hills Tour

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Stop At: Bukit Melawati, Kuala Selangor Malaysia

After picking up traveller from the hotel our driver will be driving up to 1 hour leaving Kuala Lumpur and will be arriving at Melawati Hill (Monkey Hill) at this area you may experience the nice view of Kuala Selangor and can explore the Fort Altingsburg, the Royal Mausoleum and the legendary 100 steps leading to the fabled execution block. You also can encounter with the silver-leaf monkeys at this spot.

The silvery lutung is a medium-sized monkey with a long, non-prehensile tail. It has grey-tipped, dark brown or black fur, giving it a uniform silvery appearance. Unlike some related species, there are no paler markings on the face or body, except for a patch of whitish hair on the groin of females. A crest of fur runs along the top of the head, and the hair on the cheeks is long, often obscuring the ears. The hands and feet are hairless, with dark coloured skin, and have opposable thumbs and toes.

Females range from 46 to 51 centimetres (18 to 20 in) in head-body length, with an average weight of 5.7 kilograms (13 lb) and a tail length of 67 to 75 centimetres (26 to 30 in). Males are slightly larger, from 50 to 58 centimetres (20 to 23 in) in length, with an average weight of 6.6 kilograms (15 lb) and a tail length of 67 to 75 centimetres (26 to 30 in).

Like other langurs, the silvery lutung has a large three-chambered stomach to digest the cellulose found in its herbivorous diet. This allows for fermentation of food, and has some similarities with the stomach of ruminants. The intestine is unusually long, even compared to those of other langurs, and has a number of pouches along its length, which carry out further fermentation of plant matter. The teeth have grinding ridges and other modifications to allow the more efficient processing of tough leaves.

Places to visit:
* Melawati Hill (Monkey Hill)
* Eagle Feeding tour
* Dinner at seafood restaurant
* Firefly boat trip
*Leaving back to the hotel



Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kuala Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia

We will be leaving to Pasir Penambang or the fisherman village for you to go with a boat ride feeding the wild sea eagle session (Optional) and later can have a dinner at the seafood restaurant by the river of Kuala Selangor. After finish the dinner the main attraction is to go with a motor boat along the Kuala Selangor River to see or watch the fireflies at the mangrove area.

Fireflies, locally-known as ‘kelip kelip’, are perhaps Kuala Selangor’s biggest attraction. Emitting bright light from its abdomen, this bug tends to favour mangrove swamp areas. During the night, they can be seen illuminating the mangrove trees lining the riverbanks, while they feed on the leaves' nectar.


Duration: 3 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Any location of hotel in within Kuala Lumpur (extra charges for pickup outside Kuala Lumpur) please stated your hotel name. Pickup will be at 3.30pm at your hotel lobby.

NOTE: Notify us your hotel name that you are staying.
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Dinner - Seafood dinner at Fisherman Village (Optional)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Fireflies Boat Trip Tickets
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Available to purchase
  • Wild sea eagle feeding Boat trip
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We have just returned from a tour if of the monkey hills, sea eagles & fire flies with Rosman. He is an excellent driver who speaks very good English and is great company. An honest and lovely man we had a very enjoyable time with him. His responses were prompt and the price for
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Response from RosmanArie, Owner at Private: Fireflies and Monkey Hills Tour
Responded 31 May 2019
Thanks Graeme and Lyn for wonderful time and given me opportunity to be your driver. Little bit sad when it's raining but when see both of you were happy feeding the silver leaf monkey I'm bit relief. Thank so much for everything and wish we had more time together and hope can meet both of you. Wonderful and friendly + helpful to others as well.
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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