Explore the epicurean delights, natural wonders, historic treasures and cultural heritage
Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, Ipoh and Penang
10 Days / 08 Nights
Small group from 10 to 18 people
September 18 – 27, 2020
$1750 USD per person, double occupancy
Tour Program Summary
Malaysia is a tropical nation blended of exotic of cultures and cuisines. The tropical spices such as tamarind, coconut, pepper, lemongrass, chilies and galangal are utilized by the Malay, Indian and Chinese cultures to create some of the world’s most delicious food.
This culinary adventure begins in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s national capital and most populous city with towering skyscrapers, six-lane highways, British colonial architecture and lots of tropical greenery. The city also bursts to exotic life with mosques and temples side-by-side with and vibrant street markets. If you need more reason to love this place there is the food – with thousands of restaurants serving every imaginable type of food to suit every budget. Take a cooking class to learn the intricacies of using Malaysian spices and food preparation
Drive inland to the Cameron Highlands, one of the most popular hill resort towns in the country. This highland paradise still retains much of the charm of an English village, and it attracts those who want to escape the hot weather of lowlands. You will find an abundance of vegetable and fruit farms dotted all over the highlands, and sight of tea plantations and beautiful flowers. Located at about 1500 meters (5,000 feet) above sea-level, the weather here remains at a comfortable temperature year round.
Drive up the peninsula to Ipoh, which was a tin mining boom town and maintains numerous examples of British colonial architecture. Their local cuisine has perfected the art of fried noodles, rice and pastries. Palm, rubber and spice plantations abound in this region.
Continue through the rainforests to Penang, is an island state formerly known as Georgetown. Is surrounded by the warm clear waters of the Andaman Sea. Its diverse mixture of cultures and religions has lead to a unique cuisine using the abundant seafood and spices of the region. Drive back Kuala Lumpur for your journey back home.
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Access Asia Tours (AAT) was founded by Joseph Sinisi and Mark Huang with offices in Denver, USA, Vancouver, Canada, Beijing, China, and operation centers in Bangkok, Thailand and New Delhi, India.