Taste Of Malaysia 6 Days
  • Malaysia
  • USD $975
  • 6 Days
  • 7
Tour Code: MMYFD6
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Tour Highlights:
Itinerary in Brief:
City Nights Accomodation
Kuala Lumpur 2
Penang 3
Prices & Dates
Daily Departure
Price USD$ Per Person *
Apr 1, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019 Hotel Choices or Similar Twin Share Single Supplement Peak Season Surcharge Date
Category A Swiss Garden Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Bayview Hotel Georgetown, Penang
$975 $220 Dec 20,2018 - Jan 06,2019
Feb 02 2019 - Feb 09 2019
(surcharge rate on inquiry)
Category B Swiss Garden Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Bayview Beach Resort, Penang
$1,025 $265 Jun 16,2018 - Aug 16,2018
Dec 20,2018 - Mar 31,2019
(surcharge rate on inquiry)
*Prices are based on minimum 2 persons
Prices Include:
  • All transfers & tours by air-conditioned vehicle on Private basis WITH EXCEPTION
  • SIC / Scheduled cooking class at Lazat Malaysian Home on Day 02.
  • SIC / Scheduled funicular train ride at Penang Hill on Day 04.
  • SIC / Scheduled incline lift ride to Goddess of Mercy statue in Kek Lok Si Temple on Day 04.
  • SIC / Scheduled cooking class at Penang Cooking School on Day 05.
  • Service of an English Speaking guide or English Speaking driver / guide will be provided.
  • Hotel accommodation and meals as indicated above itinerary.
  • Entrance fees / park fees where applicable
Prices Exclude:
  • Airfares & airport taxes (both International & Domestic).
  • Beverages, tipping, porterages, camera / video fees.
  • Items that are not mention in the itinerary.
  • Compulsory festive meals.
  • Surcharge applies for airport transfer required between 2200hrs – 0700hrs .
  • Incidental charges such as room service, mini bar, telephone calls, laundry and etc.
  • Early check-in / Late check-out.
  • With effective 1st September 2017, a Tourism Tax of MYR 10.00 per room per night will be collected by all hotels in Malaysia, directly from all guests upon check in on behalf of the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.
  • Effective 1st June 2014, local council tax of MYR 3.00 per room per night imposed by Penang State Government will collect directly from the guest upon check-out.
*Price are indicated in US dollars per person based on twin room sharing occupancy *All regulations are refer to Tai Pan Tours Terms and Conditions on Tai Pan Tours website. *Join-in transfers and tours (unless specified as private tour) *If you have any food allergy or dietary concern, please advice at time of booking. *CAD$ is acceptable base on current exchange rate at (1 USD$ = 1.4 CAD$). *Currency exchange rate are subject to change without prior notice due to fluctuate. *If you have any food allergy or dietary concern, please advice at time of booking.
Legend: B=Breakfast / L=Lunch
D1 Arrival Kuala Lumpur
Upon arrival , meet and greet by our aiport representative and transfer to check-in hotel, rest and relax.

Rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own or shopping.

Stay overnight in Kuala Lumpur

D2 Kuala Lumpur
Breakfast is served at hotel.

Pick up from hotel and you will have a Hands-On Cooking Class (approx. 6 hours)


Home-cooked food is something to be savored. The flavors and taste of the creations remain in the inner recesses of the mind, unforgotten and you will have wonderful ‘yummy’ memories.

Now you have the opportunity to take home this experience and knowledge. Besides, learning to prepare Malaysian home-cooked food, you will also get an interesting insight into the culture and social structure of the country. The atmosphere of camaraderie is excellent; you will get to mingle with other visitors to the country as well as friendly residents and expatriates simply eager to learn to cook.

Experience a few hours of Malaysian hospitality and you’ll not only get an opportunity to enjoy home-cooked Malaysian dishes, you’ll also learn how to prepare the dishes the way they have been done for generations. A fun alternative to shopping and sightseeing!

Spend half a day starting from 08:00am to 12:30pm, Mondays to Sundays except on Malaysian Public Holidays. The classes, conducted in English, will be kept small between 3 to 10 guests to ensure proper supervision. Tours includes visit to a local grocery wholesale market in Kuala Lumpur before going to Lazat Malaysian Home for cooking lesson. Your friendly and experienced instructor will provide you with detail explanations of ingredients and cooking methods, and tricks of making authentic Malaysian dishes. You will have an opportunity to prepare 3-course traditional Malay dishes as your lunch.

*Class is not available Malaysian Public Holidays OR private function day.

After the class, continue the day with KL City Discovery (approx. 3.5 hours)


See the influential structures of KL city in one quick trip as each monument has its story to share. Admire the architectural brilliance and landscapes. Hop on this tour that will take you to the National Monument, King’s Palace, National Museum, Independence Square, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur City Gallery and choose to have a snapshot at the Petronas Twin Towers or National Mosque.

Overnight at Kuala Lumpur

B / L
D3 Kuala Lumpur car Ipoh car Penang
Breakfast is served at hotel.

Later, check-out hotel and depart overland to Ipoh for City Tour


Ipoh – known as "The Hill City” due to being centre and surrounded by hills. Ipoh developed into one of Malaysia's main cities due to the booming tin mining industry around the turn of the 19th century. During the British colonial era, Ipoh was Malaysia's second city for administration purposes. There are several notable buildings from the British Colonial era such as the railway station and the town hall. These days Ipoh is perhaps best known for its excellent restaurants, hawkers, famous local dishes and limestone caves/temples. Visit includes Sam Poh Tong (Cavern of Triple Gems – Chinese Caves Temple) and brief tour of Ipoh. Famous Ipoh Chicken Rice and Ipoh Koay Teow / Hor Fun (Chinese) are served for lunch.

Later, depart Ipoh and drive for 2 hours to Penang, passing scenic countryside, rubber and oil palm plantations.

Upon arrival at Penang, check-in hotel, rest and relax.

Free at own leisure for the rest of the day.

Overnight at Penang

B / L
D4 Penang
Breakfast is served at hotel.

Pick up from hotel and proceed for Penang Cooking Class (approx. 5 hours)


Learn how to cook traditional Malaysian dishes designed and taught in such a way that you can bring a taste of authentic Malaysia home, even in the middle of a cold winter! Although Malaysian cooking traditionally required heavy grinding stones and pounders, but an electric blender can easily do the trick and make it right. Guarantee a full hands on experience where you will prepare your meals from scratch, at your own workstations in small personalized classes.

*Class is not available on Monday and Malaysian Public Holidays OR private function day.

After the class, continue the day with Georgetown Tour (approx. 3.5 hours)


Witness the living culture of Penang in Georgetown, see the making of Chinese spring-roll flour wraps at the Chowrasta wet market, where grocery and livestock like frogs are traded. At a nearby alley, admire the art of joss-sticks making, some with intricate dragon motif. Proceed to see the baking of the popular “Tau Sar Pheah” biscuits, and option to pick up Penang’s original products such as medicated “nutmeg oil”. Taste Penang’s white coffee at Coffee Tree.

Overnight at Penang

B / L
D5 Penang
Breakfast is served at hotel.

Pick up from hotel and proceed for Discover The Hills & Temple (approx. 4 hours)


Besides the beach, the cultural and heritage rich streets, Penang boasts of a cool hill as well. Simply named Penang Hill, it is about 2750 feet above sea level and is the oldest hill resort in the country. A funicular train dating back to 1923, and has since been upgraded, functions to bring passengers to the top. The train ride is an experience in itself, coupled by colourful flora you’ll see. In case the train is under scheduled maintenance, the tour will be replacing by exploring the Botanical Garden as well as the Reclining Buddha. Followed by a visit to the Kek Lok Si temple and the tortoise pond.

After tour, back to hotel rest and relax.

Free at own leisure for the rest of the day or join optional tour.

Overnight at Penang

D6 Penang Departure
Breakfast is served at hotel

Free at leisure till your departure transfer

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