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Flavours of Malaysia (Off the Beaten Track) Food Tour

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Sample foods from the three Malaysian ethnic groups and explore the Chow Kit wet market as you discover the local history and culture on a 4-hour guided tour.

Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in the long-standing cuisine of the three dominant cultures in Malaysia, visit one of the largest wet markets in the city, and taste Indonesian delicacies on a guided 4-hour Flavors of Malaysia tour.

  • Indulge in unique Malaysian flavors from the satay, pan mee, and roti canai groups and learn about traditional cooking techniques from your guide.

  • Venture through the Chow Kit market, one of the largest wet markets in Kuala Lumpur, and examine fresh ingredients used in typical Malaysian cuisine.

  • Visit "Little Indonesia" in Kuala Lumpur and observe the contrast between authentic Malaysian and Indonesian dishes.

  • Fun Fact: The smelliest fruit on Earth - the Durian - is native to Malaysia, and when in season, they are used to make delicious puffs, ice creams, crepes, and more!

Inclusions

  • English-speaking professional guide

  • Food and beverages at select food stalls

  • Visit to the Chow Kit wet market

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses

  • Audio guide

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Is your palate due for a refreshing cultural update? Then the Flavors of Malaysia tour is the perfect Asian culinary adventure you have been looking for. The food and beverage tour gives you insights into each sight, scent, and flavor of the spice-rich traditional cuisine in Kuala Lumpur.

Savor Malaysian Flavors At Chow Kit

Follow your guide to the best food stalls in the city, where you will find rare cuisines unlike anywhere else in the world. Taste lesser-known drinks and dishes from the three main cultural groups that make up Malaysian cooking - satay or grilled meat skewers, pan mee or handmade soupy noodles, and roti canai or an Indian-inspired flatbread. Step into the bustling Chow Kit market and witness rows of fresh produce, spices, and all the ingredients that have been used in Malaysian dishes for generations. After sampling varieties of classic cooking, head to your next destination.

Experience Indonesian Food & Historical Buildings

Next, walk to the heart of Indonesian immigrants and discover the region’s authentic culture. Discern the distinct flavors of each dish and notice the differences between Indonesian and Malaysian specialties. After filling your stomach with truly satisfying food, end the tour with a stroll along the famous Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman street. Marvel at historic, pre-war-era buildings here, and snap memorable pictures with your group.

Important Information

  • This tour is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

Timings

  • Daily: 9:30am or 3:30pm
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly..

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Hilton Garden Inn Kuala Lumpur Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman North.

  • Address: 449, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is KL69 Pasar Chow Kit. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 151, 173, 180, 190, 220, 250 to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Chow Kit. It is a 5-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board tram MRL to get you there.

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