Malaysia food and culture holiday

“Two week tailor made tour of mainland Malaysia featuring cookery courses, food markets and guided tours of Malacca, KL and George Town before rounding off rather nicely with five days in Langkawi.”

Highlights

Malacca | Kuala Lumpur | Hands on cooking course | George Town | Short flight to Langkawi | Five days at the beach |

Description of Malaysia food and culture holiday

Discovering the one true culture of Malaysia through her food is certain to set you on the right path. The country is an absolute melting pot of culinary heritage which brings the people of Malaysia together like a tried and tested recipe that’s been passed down through generations.

From India to China, Thailand to indigenous Malay, seeking out the street food markets and food courts of Malacca, Kuala Lumpur, Georgetown and Penang is a must for foodies and will leave you hungry for more as you make your way to the beachside restaurants of Langkawi.

This two week tailor made tour gives you more than enough time to make the most of Malaysia as well as tracing the country’s cultural strands that lead back through time like a steaming bowl of Laksa noodle soup. Enjoy!

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This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Malaysia food and culture holiday

Carbon reduction

Your holiday will help support local people and conservation. We must also reduce CO2. Learn about the CO2 emissions of this holiday and how to reduce them.

Environment

Throughout your trip many of your excursions are by foot, boat, or cyclo, meaning that environmental impact has been kept to a minimum, whilst still offering the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery and striking history of Malaysia from a relaxing and personal perspective. You are also given a few days at leisure to discover sleepy towns by foot or bicycle at your own pace, rather than including additional touring days be car, to minimise your emissions. Whilst this example itinerary includes a domestic flight, the trip is entirely tailor-made and you have the flexibility to travel by boat instead.

Our suppliers are focused on improving sustainability and reducing plastic waste. We are working together with them and the local guides to offer refillable water bottles and reduce offers of other single-use items such as wet wipes or straws on a more widespread basis. We use a number of hotels who work with the Refill not Landfill initiative.

Community

We’re committed to making your trip have a positive effect on the destination you’re visiting.

What we’re committed to:

Using locally owned, and environmentally and socially responsible, accommodation wherever possible.

Preference for locally owned partners in our destinations, and using local guides and drivers. In Malaysia local guides are used in even the most remote areas thus creating jobs for local people and giving the visitor an authentic learning experience.

Fair wages and conditions for all staff involved in your trip.

Wild and domestic animal protection alongside broader good environmental practice. We avoid promoting or using any artificial wildlife experience where animals are baited or fed in order to gain closer proximity.

Encouraging community-led initiatives from craft shops to restaurants, home stays to wildlife protection. We support a number of independent restaurants who use locally sourced ingredients from nearby farmers.

Supporting a range of on-the-ground charities and projects that work within our destinations.

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