Real Food Adventure - Malaysia Itinerary

Travel to Malaysia to explore the unique cuisine of this South-East Asian country. Indulge in the food of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Penang and experience cooking classes, market visits and restaurants in among fascinating cultural activities.

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      USD $1,750
      CAD $1,775
      AUD $1,845
      EUR €1,285
      GBP £1,095
      NZD $2,185
      ZAR R16,795
      CHF FR1,580
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Food market, Malaysia

Hindu gods, Singapore

Days 1-2 Kuala Lumpur

Blaze a culinary trail through the city to discover the secrets of hawker-style food before taking in the sights. Visit the National Monument, National Mosque, Royal Palace and Batu Caves to familiarise yourself with this cosmopolitan city. Multifaceted canals of culture run through Kuala Lumpur’s eclectic food scene, with influences from ethnic Malay, Chinese, Indian and British cuisines. Sample addictively spicy nasi lemak, succulent satay and hokkien mee noodles fresh from the wok.
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Days 3-4 Melaka

Take a trishaw tour and discover the history of this ancient city. An international trading hub, Melaka was used by China, India and Europe to trade silk, exotic spices and gold. Jump in on a Nyonya cooking class and discover the delectable fusion of Chinese and Malay flavours. Then consider visiting the Buddhist, Muslim and Christian religious monuments around town or the more specialised Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, originally built for the local Hoklo community.
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Day 5 Cameron Highlands

Head into Malaysia’s hill stations, where the country’s best tea is produced. Take a sampling tour around the tea plantations and be sure to try the renowned white coffee. Afterwards, indulge in an iconic Cameron Highlands steamboat dinner. Simply choose meats, seafood and fresh vegetables, then plonk them in the spicy soup simmering in the middle of the table and watch dinner cook before your eyes.
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Days 6-7 Suka Suka - Home stay

Located on a picturesque lake just outside of Kuala Kangsar, a stay in the traditional home of some long-time Intrepid friends offers a truly memorable cultural experience. Join your homestay hosts in the kitchen, learn about Malay dining culture and dine on a banquet of mouth-watering regional delicacies.
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Days 8-10 Penang

Embark on a tasting excursion through Georgetown and get interactive with locals (and your food) at a yum cha breakfast. Shop for fresh regional produce in the market, then put your new-found culinary skills to the test cooking up a storm under the tutelage of local hosts – the perfect way to see out this wonderful food adventure.
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