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 Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Suggested by Guide: 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 Pasar Seni MRT.
Duration: 2 hours
May vary depending on the pace of the group.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 Ringgit - Purchase of any personal effects
- Personal Expenses
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Melissa truly deserves 10-stars! Wow... WOW! What a day we had with her; a lifetime memory. My mother and I had traveled to KL from the USA and booked a tour with Melissa to explore the street food and cuisine. She arrived at our hotel promptly and whisked us away into a deep history tour of the areas surrounding our pleasant walk. At any stop of curiosity, she would explain the culture and history of the food, location or event. We were very adventurous with our tastes and she delivered a wonderful day!