Discover the Scenic Beauty of Sekinchan Village at the North of Kuala Lumpur

Looking for a scenic day trip from Kuala Lumpur? Look no further than Sekinchan Village, an unspoiled fishing village located away from the hustle and buzzle of Kuala Lumpur city. Just a short drive from the capital city, this picturesque village is renowned for its paddy rice fields, offering visitors a unique opportunity to explore a farming and fishing community. In this article, we will delve into the highlights of Sekinchan Village, including its stunning paddy fields, rice plantation process, and the famous Wishing Tree at one of Malaysia’s best beaches.

1) Explore the Paddy Fields of Sekinchan

Sekinchan is often referred to as the “rice bowl of Selangor,” and rightly so. The village is surrounded by expansive paddy fields that offer a breathtaking sight, with vibrant shades of green as far as the eye can see. Take a leisurely stroll along the walking paths that wind through the fields, allowing you to soak in the tranquility and capture Instagram-worthy moments. The experience is particularly enchanting during the rice planting and harvesting seasons when the fields are adorned with farmers in traditional attire.


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If you come from a stressful city like Kuala Lumpur, you must visit the Sekinchan rice paddy fields because they will make you long for simpler times. Feel your worries leaving your body as you observe the rice plants swaying in the wind and listen to the sounds of the birds.

2) Learn About the Rice Plantation Process


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To gain a deeper understanding of the importance of rice farming in the region, a visit to a local rice factory is a must. Discover the intricacies of the rice plantation process, from planting and nurturing the seedlings to harvesting and processing the rice grains. Learn about the traditional methods passed down through generations and witness firsthand the hard work that goes into each grain of rice.

The factory has shops on the main floor where customers can buy local goods like snacks, souvenirs and even rice produced there.

3) Make a Wish at One of Malaysia’s Best Beaches

Adjacent to the rice fields, you’ll find Redang Beach, which is often considered one of Malaysia’s best beaches. Besides enjoying the sun, sand, and sea, make sure to visit the famous Wishing Tree located nearby. This beloved attraction allows visitors to tie colorful ribbons adorned with their wishes, creating a mesmerizing sight. Take a moment to embrace the peaceful ambience and add your own wish to the collection.

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You will need to donate at the nearby temple in order to receive your own ribbon. An old Chinese coin is tied to each red ribbon. Try to throw your ribbon on the tree as high as you can. According to legend, the higher the ribbon rests, the more likely that your wish will come true!

Best Time to Visit Sekinchan:

  • Jan-Feb: Clean Up & Rest Time
  • Beginning of March: Transplanting (Green Colour)
  • Middle of March-Middle of May: Grow Up (Whole Green Colour)
  • Middle of May: Mature (Golden Yellow Colour)
  • June: Harvesting & Reaping (Yellow Colour)
  • July-August: Clean Up & Rest Time
  • Beginning Of September: Transplanting (Green Colour)
  • Middle of Sep -Middle of Nov: Grow Up (Whole Green Colour)
  • Middle of November: Mature (Golden Yellow Colour)
  • December: Harvesting & Reaping (Yellow Colour)

Book your day trip to Sekinchan Village today and embark on a journey that will leave you with lasting memories of the idyllic countryside and the warmth of the local community. Experience the charm of rural Malaysia and create unforgettable moments in this hidden gem.

Changi Recommends is currently offering a tour from 475 RM (SGD$140) and includes pickup from Kuala Lumpur city hotels (Bukit Bintang & KLCC area). Tour will begin at 9.30am. Please be at your hotel lobby 15-20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. No refunds will be given for latecomers and no-shows.

Book tickets to Sekinchan Village Experience with Lunch from Kuala Lumpur here!

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