As a small town located in the southern part of Selangor, Sekinchan is one of the most important rice-producing areas in Malaysia. In addition, it is famous for the abundant seafood. There are stunning scenery and delicious food provided throughout the whole year. Come and visit Sekinchan!
1. Rice Field
There are many rice fields along the way towards Sekinchan. The rice here is harvested twice a year – the middle of the year (around May and June) and the end of the year (around November and December). During those four months, there would be a golden sea of the rice with the spikes swaying with the wind.
2. Cycling Field Trip
The tourist can choose to ride the bicycle around the field. Whether you rent a bicycle alone or share a tandem bicycle with a friend, you can have a good time breathing the fresh air and enjoy the freedom.
Address: 14 & 15, Pusat Penjaja Jalan Sekolah, 45400 Sekinchan
Tel: 012-292 7255 / 012-660 8994 / 017-6761119 (YongYao)
Fee: RM 5 / hour
3. The Rice Plant
After enjoying the stunning view of the rice field, it would be great to know how the rice is planted and harvested with the explanations from a specialist. You can also purchase some local food as the souvenir.
Address: Cap Asas, Lot No.9990, Jln Tali Air 5, Ban 2, 45400 Sekinchan
Tel: 016-205 6558
Opening hour: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fee: RM 4 / person
4. Redang Beach
You definitely do not want to miss the famous Redang Beach. Apart from lovely sea views, there are many unique tree houses. If you would like to enjoy the fresh seafood and magnificent sunset, come and visit Redang Beach!
Address: 45400 Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia
Coordinate: 3.503441, 101.094429
5. The Fish Villiage
It is just located next to Redang Beach. It is a quite nostalgic village. If you arrive at a right time, you might even see the fish boat leaving for the sea or coming back. You can purchase some local snacks and seafood.
Coordinate: N3 30.984, E101 06.891
6. Restaurant: Restoran Guan Hwat; recommended food: shark soup and tonguefish
It is recommended by the local. Although it is a small shop, the food is quite tasty. There are many high-rated food, for example fried crab, mantis shrimp and tonguefish. It is highly recommended to try half fried and boiled tonguefish out!
Address: Restoran Guan Hwat, Lot 2942, Bagan Sekinchan, 45400, Sekinchan
Opening hour: 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
7. Restaurant: Jiann Chyi Restaurant; recommended food: the meal package of shark meat
You do not want to miss the shark meat when you visit Sekinchan. This restaurant is famous for its shark meat. It is recommended to try the shark porridge and fried shark.
Address: Jiann Chyi Restaurant, No. 126, Bagan Sekinchan, 45400, Sekinchan, Selangor (near Restoran Guan Hwat)
Opening hour: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Closed on Fridays)
Tel: 03 -3241 4690
8. Ji Mei Gardan – the pancake of clam
Although the shop does not have some fancy decorations, the food here is quite tasty, especially the pancake of clam. With the egg and the flour, the pancake is fried to the golden yellow before it is ready. Dipped with some chili sauce, it tastes great!
Address: No 124 &125, Jalan Melor, Taman Sri Sekinchan, 45400 Sekinchan
Tel: 012 – 313 4133 / 014 – 361 5775
Opening hour: 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. (Closed on Wednesdays)
9. The Egg Cake
It is one of the foods that you must eat in Sekinchan. It is a traditional home-made cake. A perfect afternoon tea is made of one bite of the egg cake and one sip of the coffee.
Address: Quay Brother Seafood, 120, lorong 4, bagan Sekinchan, 45400, Sekinchan Selangor.
10. Tea Meal Room – Glutinous rice with pig or chicken
This restaurant is well-known by the local. It has the nostalgic interior design. Apart from the traditional breakfast including the pork noodle and bread, you do not want to miss the glutinous rice with pig or chicken. Please come early, because a limited amount of them would be made everday.
Address: 45-B, jalan besar, 45400 Sekincan, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: 016-215 5522
Opening hour: 6:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
It is easy for you to find the places and the foods listed above because Sekincan is not a big area. Come and visit Sekincan!