Day 4: Kuala Lumpur ~ Malacca (B, L, D)
After breakfast, depart for Malacca, the historical city of Malaysia. Upon arrival, we proceed for the UNESCO Walk. Malacca is well-known for its well preserved culture and heritage. It is Malaysia’s oldest historical city and was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. You can visit all of its fascinating sites just by walking down the narrow streets lined with specialty shops and century-aged houses.
Stops will be made along the way to taste local street food including the famous Chicken Rice Ball (This is a Malaccan specialty – It is rice boiled in chicken stock flavoured with ginger, garlic and shallot and make into rice balls then served with boiled chicken pieces and garnished with cucumber and spring onion, and chilli sauce) and PoPiah (Spring roll with secret ingredients such as scrambled egg, fried onion, lettuce, turnip, bean sprout and may include fried pork lard).
We then head check-in at hotel. Dinner is at a Peranakan restaurant which showcase the best of Baba/Nyonya cuisine. Generally referred to as the result of inter-marriages between the Chinese immigrants and the local Malays, which produced a unique cuisine where local ingredients such as chilies, belacan (Malaysian shrimp paste) lemongrass, galangal, turmeric, etc. are used.