Explore the mouth-watering flavours of Malaysian cuisine in a walking tour that highlights Kuala Lumpur's stunning sights, as well as its best food hotspots. Discover the city's lively markets, taste a variety of traditional dishes, and savor the culture of this character-filled city.
Come hungry - there's a lot to cover as you leave from the PARKROYAL hotel lobby. Begin at the gates of Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown as you take in the people, sounds, and smells of the historic neighbourhood. Uncover more of Chinatown as you explore an evening market, hearing about the social importance of food to the Malaysian people.
Stalk stalls selling everything from souvenirs, to fabrics and rare objects, hunting for a push-cart operated by an elderly local woman. Have the unique opportunity to try her famous ma chi, a traditional dish of plain sticky glutinous rice with peanuts. Trail along Petaling Street, trying a sweet potato ball with a crispy exterior and a soft interior, a popular snack with the kids of Kuala Lumpur.
Learn more about the beliefs of Chinese and Indian immigrants living in Malaysia as you walk along the Guan Di Temple; an impressive Taoist temple and enter the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple; oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy the atmosphere inside the temple, following the scent of burning jasmine and the sounds of incessant chanting of Hindu priests through the building. Your foodie adventure is complete as you start a short walk to a local restaurant started after World War II in 1945 (pre-independence) for their well-known Beef Ball Noodles.