Sekinchan is a small town on the west of Malaysia located in the state of Selangor. It is about 102 km north of Kuala Lumpur, and 28 km from Kuala Selangor. Sekinchan is in the middle of the main rice-bowl area of Selangor, in the Sabak Bernam district and one of the major rice producers in Malaysia and also popular as a fishing village. It is home to the Paddy Processing Factory, with a museum about the local rice industry. Sekinchan in Chinese mean "village suitable for plantation', the land and weather is suitable for farming of rice, fruits and oil palm trees. It is the highest rice production per acre in Malaysia. Total farming land paddy and fruits is about 4,300 acres. You can see a wide green paddy field on your right when you arrive in Sekinchan.
The nearest airport to Sekinchan is Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). From Kuala Lumpur International Airport you can take taxi to Sekinchan. The distance from airport to Sekinchan is within 132 km and 1 hour 45 minutes’ drive from the airport.
Sekinchan is about one and a half hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. To reach there you can take North-South Expressway and LATAR Expressway to Kuala Selangor. At LATAR Expressway you may take exit Ijok go to Kuala Selangor until you reach Sekinchan.
You can take bus to Sekinchan at Pudu Sentral . Pudu Sentral located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. It's situated near Plaza Rakyat LRT within 50 meters.
The wide view of Paddy Field in Sekinchan show different feeling in different time. In the month of March and September are the rice transplanting period, the view of the paddy field is green. During the harvest season, June and December, the paddy field is look like gold yellow color. In this Sekinchan paddy field , you can drive right beside the paddy fields. There have roads connecting the small village located in the center of the Sekinchan paddy fields. Along the way, you will find water path (aqueduct), little bridge, birds, bird house, farmers and their giant machine. The wide and nice view of the paddy field is rally attractive and you can take a lot of the beautiful picture of the field.
You may visit the paddy factory to get a wonderful experience to learn about the paddy process. The factory guide will show a video to the visitors about the process of the paddy plantation with a mechanized planting method. They will explain the process of paddy planting and paddy processing to the visitors. Visitors need to purchase a ticket to visit the museum and listen to explanation of the paddy planting process.
Redang Beach is another must visit tourist destinations in Sekinchan. Redang Beach is a nice place to just hang out and enjoy the cool evening breeze. Redang Beach is a hidden beach in Sekinchan that is worth a visit in Sekinchan, particularly if you are already tired of repeatedly shooting in paddy fields at Sekinchan. You can cool down with some coconut water while taking in the view of the beautiful sunset. In fact, Redang Beach is very near the seafood restaurants area at Bagan, so you may go to Redang Beach after a nice seafood meal.
Sekinchan Wishing Tree is a tree in Pantai Redang, Sekinchan. Located next to the Pantai Redang Datuk Kong Temple, it became known by that name because it is where believers toss their wishes to its branches. Sekinchan Wishing Tree has been the recipient of thousands of red ribbons, each tied with a devotee's wish, so such as extend that the tree takes on a red color.
The main fishing village in Sekinchan is Bagan Fishing Village. The quiet village becomes alive when the boats return and this is the time for you to visit the village and see the fishermen busy unloading and sorting their catch.
A+ Boutique Hotel is 4 star luxury hotel is situated in the heart of the Sekinchan as a perfect choice when you are visiting Sekinchan. This hotel located nearby tourist attraction such as Redang Beach within 0.86 km. Get pampered with the most excellent services and make your holiday memorable by staying here.
De Palma Eco-Resort Kuala Selangor is a good choice while in Sekinchan. The distance from Sekinchan is within 29 km. This 3-star resort features an outdoor pool, restaurant and air-conditioned accommodation with a TV. Cozy chalets and suites at De Palma Hotel Kuala Selangor come with modern interiors and warm lighting. Each is equipped with a TV, electric kettle and private bathroom with a bathtub. This resort is the perfect place to stay that provides decent facilities as well as great services.