Malaysia Culinary Tour
Duration: 7 nights escorted tour
Price from: £2599pp
Malacca 1 night
Kuala Lumpur 2 nights
Penang 4 nights
Day 1: Fly to Kuala Lumpur.
Day 2 Kuala Lumpur/Malacca: On arrival you will be transferred to historic Malacca, known as the cradle of civilisation in Malaysia (approx 93 miles/2 hours drive).
Day 3 Malacca/Kuala Lumpur: Begin with a visit to a local wet market before a cookery demonstration and lunch at a Peranakan Restaurant for a blend of traditional Malay and Chinese cooking originating from Malacca. This afternoon return to KL (approx 90 miles/2 hours drive).
Day 4 Kuala Lumpur: Visit a grocery wholesale market before you adjourn to Lazat Malaysian Home for a cookery lesson and lunch. Afternoon tour of KL includes the National Museum, Lake Gardens, bustling Chinatown and a photo stop at the Petronas Twin Towers. Dinner is at an Aryan Indian Restaurant.
Day 5 Kuala Lumpur/Penang: Depart for Penang. Enjoy lunch en route at Ipoh at the Public Seafood Restaurant for Thai-Chinese style cooking. Evening at leisure (approx 230 miles/4 hours drive).
Day 6 Penang: Morning tour of Penang Island. Stroll through the Spice Garden and enjoy a cooking class. The rest of day at leisure.
Day 7 Penang: See the making of Chinese spring rolls and dumpling wraps at the Chowrasta wet market. Admire the art of joss-stick making before you see the baking of popular "Tao Sa Peah" biscuits. Lunch is at Nasi Kandar Restaurant to experience the signature cuisine of Penang. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 8 Penang: Day at leisure. This evening taste the best Penang street food; try dishes like Char Koay Teow, Laksa, Hokkien Mee and Poh Piah. Enjoy a trishaw ride before a drink at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel.
Day 9 Penang: At leisure before transferring to the airport for your onward journey.
Departures: Daily and operates for a minimum of 2 passengers.
Accommodation: 4* Equatorial Hotel Malacca; 4* Dorsett KL and 5* Parkroyal Penang.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch also included on days 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 and dinner on days 3, 4 and 8.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes international flights, transfers, accommodation, services of an English speaking guide, entrance fees, sightseeing as outlined and cookery classes/demonstrations. Restaurants visited are subject to change as not all are open 7 days a week.