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 $1,660
      CAD $1,715
      AUD $1,680
      EUR €1,155
      GBP £970
      NZD $1,870
      ZAR R16,965
      CHF FR1,395
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Hindu gods, Singapore

Days 1-2 Kuala Lumpur

Blaze a culinary trail from Chinatown to Little India to discover the secrets of hawker-style food. 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. Along the way, visit Masjid Jamek, KL City Gallery and walk to Bukit Nenas before finishing at the impressive KL Tower for a great city view.
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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. Along the way, drop past the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, which was originally built for the local Hoklo (Hokkien) community. Visit a popular local restaurant for a Nyonya cooking class and discover the delectable fusion of Chinese and Malay flavours. Then consider dropping past a kopitiam (coffee house) for a refreshing teh tarek or simply enjoy a stroll down charismatic Jonker Street.
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Day 5 Cameron Highlands

Head into Malaysia’s hill stations, where the country’s best tea is produced, and visit a tea plantation. Later that day, 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 Malay Homestay

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, one of the world's most dynamic street food cities. Munch on nasi kandar at a mamak, taste Malay-style toast at a kopitiam and slurp on a bowl of the perfect hokkien mee by the roadside. The next morning get interactive with locals (and your food) at a yum cha breakfast, then consider a trip to an organic farm that grows nutmeg and other delectable tropical fruits. farewell this real food adventure with a final steaming bowl of char kway teow.
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