An eating trail of common snacks & cultural food through the old heart of kuala lumpur.
A common courtesy that perfectly showcases Malaysians preoccupation with food is when we begin greeting our acquaintances, friends and family with the phrase "Have you eaten yet?" instead of "How are you?"
Malaysia with our unique position in South East Asia as a land of diversity, is the perfect country to begin experimenting with the flavors of the region. It's tourism tagline Truly Asia embodies not only the culture but the also flavors of the Orient, with it's uses of sweet glazes, medicinal herbs, aromatic spices and exotic fruits.
Food are often stories of the common people and their environs. And it is through this approach that I hope to shed some understanding of the lifestyle of the people that made Kuala Lumpur.
Tour begins at Pasar Seni MRT station Exit A
- Visit Chinatown open street market
- Visit to the oldest chinese temple in KL
- Visit the Central Market
- Sample, in between these sights a minimum of 8 items ranging from staple meals to street snacks and
refreshing herbal desserts
Tour ends at the Central Market after which guests could continue their day explorations to the Independence Square and it's surrounding.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting point at the ticketing counter of the Pasar Seni MRT station Exit A
Note that there is two train system that converges at Pasar Seni. The LRT and the MRT. The meeting point is at Exit A of the MRT station.
End location: Tour ends at the Central Market
Duration: 2 hours
May vary depending on the pace of the group.
Food and beverages introduced through the tour is included.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 Ringgit - Purchase of any personal effects
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Melissa took us on a great tour which included some amazing food and a visit at two wonderful temples! The food we tasted had a wide range of variety, suitable for everyones tastes. She has great knowledge of local history & culture, telling us some amazing facts and stories! Melissa guided us expertly through the Petaling Street with ease, always making us feel comfortable and engaged. She is an amazing guide and person! If you book with her, you will not be disappointed!