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The Story Of KL

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Experience hosted by Manjeet

90 mins
Includes food
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

This makes a great Welcome to KL walk: Experience sights, sounds and taste during this journey through the heart and soul of Old Kuala Lumpur.

As we stroll along our easy-to-walk route, you will experience local daily life: start with Hainanese breakfast at a local coffee shop.

En route I'll fill you in with everything from the community’s history to stories of what once was: stroll thru a time tunnel with images of the past, visit temples (Hindu & Chinese), learn about the sound of music in Chinatown and how did communities come together in Kuala Lumpur? Come up close to a wet market where vegetables, fruits, and livestocks are peddled by vendors (market visit is upon request).

This walk is about the inhabitants, past and present. This is Old KL and their stories. To be shared and heard. Think of this walk as an old photo album unfolding piece by piece, bringing out a hidden fragility to this quarter.
This makes a great Welcome to KL walk: Experience sights, sounds and taste during this journey through the heart and soul of Old Kuala Lumpur.

As we stroll along our easy-to-walk route, you will experience local daily life: start with Hainanese breakfast at a local coffee shop.

En route I'll fill you in with everything from the community’s history to stories of what once was: stroll thru a time tunnel with images of the pas…

Manjeet's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    Breakfast:
    Toast lathered with butter and coconut jam with either tea...
From $23
/ person
Sat, Jan 23
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$23 per person
$23 per person
Sat, Jan 30
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$23 per person
$23 per person
Availability for this experience is rare.

Meet your host, Manjeet

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 56 Reviews
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Your story teller. And a freelance licensed tour guide who is enthusiastic about sharing our heritage, culture, architecture and food.

The experience I offer you is to go beyond the thrill of discovery, sharing stories and authentic experiences.

Constantly out on the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh & Penang on a roller-coaster ride, discovering stories and places of the city just waiting to be shared.

Join me to make memories and immerse yourself in the local culture.
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Where you'll be

We sample local breakfast and soak in the cultural influences that have shaped the city, its culture and people.

Highlights include:
- experience local daily life
- stories of Old KL
- visit to a Chinese and Hindu temple
- tales from the past
- lots of conversation !

I'm happy to help you plan your trip and share information of places to visit and eat at during your time her

Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 56 reviews.

Aaliyah
November 2019
We did not expect such a great tour! We learned so much about Malaysian culture & its history in a short amount of time. She was engaging, kind & interesting! We got to enjoy coffee & tea as well as cake! We also recieved great suggestions on place to eat & visit! Such a wonderful experience!
We did not expect such a great tour! We learned so much about Malaysian culture & its history in a short amount of time. She was engaging, kind & interesting! We got to enjoy coffe…
Michaela
October 2019
This sweet walking tour was a perfect intimate way for me to jump into my KL trip. The coffee and kaya toast breakfast was wonderful and I enjoyed walking around Chinatown and seeing various shops, temples, and historic sites that I certainly could have physically walked on my own, but wouldn't have gotten much out of it with Manjeet's guidance and wealth of knowledge about KL. I'm not sure how big Manjeet's tour groups can typically be, but this time it was just me and Manjeet and I appreciated the intimate group size where I could ask questions and have conversation with Manjeet too. In addition to a wonderful tour, Manjeet also helped me get to my next destination after the tour and messaged me even more recommendations/directions for other sites to see in KL. Manjeet went 100% above and beyond and I would absolutely recommend this to anyone who is a beginner to learning about KL and its history.
This sweet walking tour was a perfect intimate way for me to jump into my KL trip. The coffee and kaya toast breakfast was wonderful and I enjoyed walking around Chinatown and seei…
Maggie
September 2019
What an incredible experience. We discovered a beautiful and unique side to KL! There’s so much history and interesting stories in the tour. I felt so connected to Malaysia culture after our experience and KL now tops one of my favorite cities (partly due to this tour)! I even received a blessing in one of the temples! 1000% recommend
What an incredible experience. We discovered a beautiful and unique side to KL! There’s so much history and interesting stories in the tour. I felt so connected to Malaysia culture…
Sarah
September 2019
From her speedy response to my first query, to the moment we said farewell at the end of our tour, Manjeet was fantastic! Very helpful, friendly, obliging and with stories and knowledge that enriched our time in KL. She packed so much into our walk that I felt as if we had spent many many hours with her by the time we were done. I felt as if we were walking with a knowledgeable friend, Manjeet was caring and considerate - I highly recommend her as a local guide! Thank you Manjeet.
From her speedy response to my first query, to the moment we said farewell at the end of our tour, Manjeet was fantastic! Very helpful, friendly, obliging and with stories and kno…
Kai
September 2019
I had a awesome tour with Majeet. She had a lot of knowledge and was really enthusiastic about the cultures and history she was giving insight to. We were lucky to even attend a hindu wedding in the temple. Apart from the great tour she also gave me tons of information and tips for my upcoming destinations in Malaysia which proofed to be super helpful. Recommended!
I had a awesome tour with Majeet. She had a lot of knowledge and was really enthusiastic about the cultures and history she was giving insight to. We were lucky to even attend a hi…
Charlotte
August 2019
My visit with Manjeet was my first Airbnb experience, and I don't regret it at all. I've learned a lot about the culture and the different religious communities in KL. I recommend this visit to anyone interested about this neighborhood as the surface itself does not allow to understand it properly. Thanks a lot Manjeet !
My visit with Manjeet was my first Airbnb experience, and I don't regret it at all. I've learned a lot about the culture and the different religious communities in KL. I recommend…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

A hat for the heat

A bottle of water to remain hydrated