History next door
Located a mere 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Kampung Orang Asli Serendah is a cultural gem that has persisted throughout history.
A Temuan Indigenous tribe, the community consist of strong but humble people, that fight hard to preserve their cultural heritage and pass it down through generations.
The richness of the Temuan tribe is felt through the hospitality, food and knowledge of the natural surroundings. For generations, the tribe has passed down methods to live off the land, utilizing the natural forest in their everyday lives.
Be part of the Native community and experience the expertise of the community as you embark on a journey to learn about historical land that pre-dates independence, cooking methods and secrets straight from the forest, and crafts that have revolutionized the generations of our ancestors.
Meet our Indigenous Guides
Pak Elok knows Serendah inside out and considers the jungle his ancestral background. He loves sharing about his childhood and adventures. He hold extensive knowledge of Serendah folklore.
Anissa is always ready to whip up a delicious meal for guests.Friendly and keen to share. Guests can ask Anissa about tradition Temuan food, and methods of planting and foreging to cook traditional meals.
Masnin, fondly known as Moning, is a seasoned guide. Though not from Serendah, Moning shares indigenous roots with the locals. Jungles has always been a part of Moning’s life and has shaped his identity.
Moning’s wife, Ros is always ready to great with a smile, and loves interacting with guests. An expert cook herself, Ros has extensive knowledge of traditional cooking ingredients and skills.
Mak Bena is the Sambal queen of Kampung Serendah. She is part of the cooking team that produces delicious meals. Moreover, she holds vast knowledge of traditional asli crafts passed down for generations.
Mui Banjir is an expert in foraging jungle produce and creating items with traditional craft skills. She also plays a vital role in preparing traditional asli desserts that is beloved by everyone!