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Half-day Food and Cultural Tour with English-speaking Guide

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Pulau Pinang
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  • Savour more than a dozen tastings of traditional Malaysian cuisine and Penang street food
  • Talk with local food vendors and learn how authentic Penang dishes such as assamlaksa, char kuey teow, and cendol are prepared
  • Taste Southeast Asian fruits such as mangosteen, rambutan, and, if they're in season, those infamous durians

Tour Itinerary

Meet your host at Soho Free House, Penang Road (next to Peking Hotel).
Start Time: 09:30
Traditional Malaysian Chinese Coffee Shop
Visit one of the oldest traditional Malaysian Chinese coffee shops, known locally as a kopitiam and sample the traditional Malay breakfast of nasilemak with chili paste and a boiled egg.
Lobak Vendors
Try prawn fritters and lobak, a five-spiced deep-fried pork roll that’s a delicacy in Nonya cuisine, while visiting one of Penang’s most popular lobak vendors.
One of the oldest Markets in Penang
Next, you will head to one of the oldest markets in Penang, filled with various kinds of seafood, fruits, vegetables, and dried goods.
Preserved heritage buildings and hidden back lanes
You will explore historical streets with preserved heritage buildings and hidden back lanes. Along the way, your foodie guide will explain Penang’s street food culture and the heritage that brings such pride to Penangnites.
Indian Muslim Restaurant
Penang showcases some of the best street food of Malay, Chinese, and Indian flavours — you’ll have the opportunity to taste assamlaksa, char kuey teow, and murtabak in Penang’s oldest Indian Muslim restaurant, dating back to 1907. \
End your tour at Penang Road, opposite the police headquarters.
End Time: 12:30
*The timings of each stop are approximate estimates and may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

What You’ll Experience

This Penang walking tour will set your taste buds salivating as you sample the best of the city’s street food scene. Your guide is a local foodie who will ensure you’re stuffed with sweet and savoury treats as you learn about traditional Malaysian cuisine. Along the way, take in some history as you wander old city streets, passing preserved heritage sites, and stopping at famed food spots like one of Penang’s oldest Chinese coffee shops and Indian Muslim restaurants.
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Half-day Food and Cultural Tour with English-speaking Guide

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Next Available Date: Wed,29 Jan 2020
Duration: 3 Hours


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