Kg Dew Fireflies, Taiping,Perak Reviews
Kurau Stone Fishing Dining & Highlands Stay Dec 21, 2011
Kurau Stone Fishing Dining & Highlands Stay located at Batu Kurau, Perak.
For nature lover, A resort like chalets near a hill slope make a beautiful landscape panoramic.
A restaurant with life bands every weekend. Waterfalls, clear freshwater stream waiting for you to discover. Durian orchards and visit rural village where goats and chickens is an easy sighting
Three fishing pond and team building for guest.
Khairul 012 5145023
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Kg Dew Fireflies Aug 02, 2010
Kg Dew Fireflies is one of the best places of interest attraction and interesting place in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia for you to visit.
(Best Fireflies Sighting)
Touring Distance: 20 km. 2 hours
One boat @ maximum 3 pax RM80.00
One big boat @ maximum 10 pax RM300.00
Touring Distance: 40 km. 4 hours
including visit mangrove education park, fisherman village, eagle feeding, sunset, fireflies sighting
(5.00 to 9.00 pm) @ (6.00pm to 10.00 pm)
One boat @ maximum 3 pax RM150.00
One big boat @ maximum 10 pax RM550.00
Fireflies are also called Lightning Bugs. Named as they are nocturnal luminous of the beetle family Lampyridae, consisting of about 2,000 species that inhibit tropical and temperate regions. The common glowworm is a member of this family. They shine in the night like fire to attract sexual partner.
Fireflies in Kg Dew is in the species of Pteroptyx tener. The mangrove trees called "berembang trees" by the local grow along the riverbanks of Sungai Sepetang river. These are the trees where the fireflies or "kelip kelip" in the local language congregating and feed on its dew. Like other bugs their life cycle is eggs, larvae, pupa and firefly. Female firefly lays their eggs on a snail. After hatching the larvae live in the snail and eat it. As a predator the larvae consume everything they could hunt.
Firefly, one of the fascinating beetle that abound in Malaysia at one time and is now fast disappearing due to the fast pace of development. Fortunately, there are still fireflies congrageting at berembang tree to be seen in Kg Dew, Perak about 45 minutes or so drive from Penang Bridge using PLUS highway..
The best time to visit firefly is after nightfall at approximately 7:00pm to 11:00pm. It is also advisable to go when it is not full moon and not during raining evening.
Who to contact
Kg Dew Fireflies Eco-tourism, Pejabat Penyelaras Jeti Kg Dew, 34700 Simpang, Taiping.
Khairul Phone 0125145023
Kelip-kelip Kg Dew (Ritma Cahaya Alam) merupakan satu tarikan istimewa di Taiping. Ia menjadi salah satu tempat lawatan menarik bagi pelancong yang datang ke Taiping, Perak, Malaysia