Sekinchan - Paddy Field and Fishing Village in Selangor, Malaysia
Sekinchan is a small town located in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. 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. It is one of the major rice-producing areas of Malaysia.
Sekinchan in Chinese means "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. It is also popular as a fishing village.
Attraction in Sekinchan
PADDY FIELDS & FISHING VILLAGE
Main Attraction in Sekinchan
- Wide View Of Paddy Field
- Calm and Busy Fishing Village
- Windy Redang Beach with the beautiful Sunset
- Wishing Tree
- Nam Tian Temple (Nam Tian Gong)
- Delicious Fresh Seafood
- Ah Ma House
- N16 Bus Cafe
Sekinchan - A Fast Developing Tourist Attraction
Here, you can drive right beside the paddy fields. There are roads connecting the town with the small village located in the center of the paddy fields. Along the way, you will find water path (aqueduct), little bridge, birds and of course the paddy.
There are also factories which allow visits. The staff will brief you on the paddy plantation process, type of rice. You can also purchase the rice here which is not available in the market. Besides rice, you can also get nice mangoes at the stalls along Sekinchan main road. On the other side of the road is the fishing village. You can also stop by to have a look at the fishing boats and jetty. Do stop by for some seafood too.