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Fireflies at Kampung Kuantan

Kampung Kuantan is famous for its fireflies (Kelip-kelip in Bahasa Malaysia) dwelling along its river bank due to the berembang trees, or its scientific name Sonneratia Caseolaris, with open foliage, which is suitable for the breeding of the phosphorescent beetle. It's located at Kuala Selangor, 67km southeast of KL. Here is site of one of the largest firefly colonies in the world, stretching a few kilometres along the Selangor River. Travel upstream in a small boat or sampan or take a motorized boat at bukit belimbing and in the quiet darkness, you will see thousands of fireflies flickering like Christmas light lining. Per trip around RM 15 -20 perperson For further information, contact: Kelip-kelip Trading & Services Sdn Bhd Batu 5, Kampung Kuantan 45500 Batang Berjuntai Kuala Selangor Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia Tel: (+603) 3289 2403 Fax: (+603) 3289 4807