Serendah may not be as well-known as other cities in Malaysia, but don’t let that fool you. Serendah is a small but lovely up-and-coming tourist destination that is well worth a visit. Some of the unique things to do and places to visit at this hidden destination will astound you.
If you plan to visit Serendah in the near future, continue reading this article to learn more about travelling in Serendah, Selangor.
Where to Stay
1. Sekeping Serendah Retreats
This remote resort is surrounded by rainforest and is 10 minutes’ walk from Serendah Waterfall and 19 kilometres from Taman Eko Rimba Kanching, a forest park with a 7-tier waterfall. All have forest views, kitchenettes, mosquito nets, open-air showers, and ceiling fans.
2. Carpe Diem, Orchard Home
The polished suites are set in wood chalets on stilts and feature air conditioning, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and views of the surrounding greenery. Upgraded quarters include sitting areas and/or views of the pool. A waterslide can be found in an outdoor pool. A fishing pond, table tennis, and bike rentals are also available, as are outdoor games, a kitchen, a dining area, and a BBQ pit.
3. Homestay Rose
Homestay Rose is located in Serendah and offers air-conditioned accommodations with a terrace. The property is 35 kilometres from Shah Alam and provides free private parking. There is a flat-screen TV in the homestay. Towels and bed linen are provided.
4. Teratak Melor
Teratak Melor is located in Serendah. The property is 20 km from Genting Highlands and free private parking is featured. This air-conditioned vacation home has four bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, and a kitchen.
Where to Visit
1. Telaga Tujuh Serendah
The word “telaga tujuh” translates as seven wells. Telaga Tujuh Serendah is a small dam with seven outlets or spillways that allow excess lake water to drain. This is an open space with unrestricted access and no admission fee. There are some picnic gazebos, so it’s a nice spot for a relaxing picnic.
2. Serendah Waterfall
Serendah Waterfalls in Selangor’s Kampung Orang Asli Serendah is less than a 15-minute drive from Carpe Diem Orchard Home. It is easily accessible by public transportation and has plenty of parking. There is a RM1.00 parking fee, and the park has basic amenities such as toilets and changing rooms, as well as gazebos.
3. Rawang Bypass Hiking Trail
Rawang Bypass Highway is Malaysia’s tallest highway. There is a hike that will take you to the top of the 223 m hill, where you will be rewarded with a stunning view of the vast greenery that surrounds Malaysia’s tallest highway. You’ll get a bird’s-eye view of Malaysia’s tallest highway, the Rawang Bypass.
4. World of Phalaenopsis
Phalaenopsis, also known as moth orchids, is a flower native to Southeast Asia’s jungles. Every flower coming from the farm is naturally grown in a calm, clean, and controlled environment that allows for high-quality blooms. You can even purchase your own seedling, potted flowers, or flowers specially design for gifts.
Food Hunting Spots
1. Warong Steak & Seafood
This restaurant has received positive feedback for its pleasant ambiance, prompt service, delicious food, reasonable pricing, and suitability for family dining. Check out this F&B outlet to satisfy your cravings for meat and seafood.
Address: 1137, 1208, Kampung Hilir Indah
2. Restoran Dapo Arang
Restoran Dapo Arang offers asian fusion cuisine. The Siakap 3-rasa and telur bistik is one of their recommended dishes. The restaurant offers a wide range of cuisines, from Thai to Western. There’s also grilled fish on the menu.
Address: No 67 Jalan Utama Serendah
3. Kedai Kopi Yee Kee
This coffee shop is one of Serendah’s mainstays. It attracts a large number of visitors on weekends and is well-known for its butter cake and wantan mee. Additional ingredients in the wantan mee include bbq pork, wantan, chicken feet, hakka fried pork, curry chicken, fish paste, and long bean. Chee cheong fun, toasted bread, packed nasi lemak, and dried meat/meat floss with bread are among the other stall offerings.
Address: No 1, Lorong Kampung Dato Harun, Kampung Dato’ Harun
4. Serendah Garden Restaurant
Serendah Garden Restaurant specialises in Chinese-style seafood, meat, and vegetables, as well as western cuisine. In a relaxing and pleasant dining atmosphere, they also serve coffee and toast bread. There is both outdoor and indoor air-conditioned seating for those hot days.
Address: No 47, Jalan Besar Serendah