TO celebrate Malaysia Day on September 16, nine Malaysian hosts across the nation will offer a series of unique Experiences for a limited selection of dates in September, that showcase the best of Malaysian culture and heritage.
All of the selected Experiences are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
From culture walks that take you back in time to guided hikes for adventure-seeking travelers, these Experiences will allow both Malaysians and overseas travelers alike to discover Malaysia in a truly local and authentic way.
Ken and his friends will bring you around Georgetown on a heritage bike tour to discover the best of Penang’s hawker food, street art, and historical sites. For those who cannot bike, Ken also offers the option of experiencing this on a trishaw.
RM1 (US$0.24) per pax, 10 pax only, available September 16.
Discover hidden secrets and stories of Malay families living in Kampung Baru as Fuad takes you on a journey around the Malay enclave where he grew up in. You will also get to visit places that locals usually frequent and experience the authentic Kampung Baru way of life.
RM1 (US$0.24) per pax, six pax only, available September 17.
Learn how to make Nyonya kuihs – a traditional Peranakan snack with Li Ting and her mum in the comfort of their two-story bungalow as they share their family’s secret recipes. You will get to bring these sweet treats home as well!
RM1 (US$0.24) per pax, eight pax only, available September 19.
Co-owner of Maker’s Habitat, Ching, has been sewing clothes and bags for the past 20 years. Discover the joy of sewing through this workshop and take home your very own Malaysian batik blouse.
RM1 (US$0.24) per pax, six pax only, available September 19.
This Social Impact Experience is a joint initiative between Native, a travel-based social enterprise and Epic Collective, an ecosystem of companies and platforms aiming to create volunteering opportunities for those who want to contribute back to society. Join Daniel and his team as they hike through the protected forests of the Orang Asli Temuan community and learn more about the locals and their environment.
RM1 (US$0.24) per pax, 10 pax only, available September 22.
Keen to learn more about the Muslim community in Malaysia? Join Ahmad on his culture walk Experience, and appreciate the architecture and history of different mosques around Kuala Lumpur.
RM1 (US$0.24) per pax, 12 pax only, available September 23.
Learn how to play the Sape, a traditional instrument from Sarawak from world champion instrumentalist, Saufi Aiman. By the end of the session, you will be able to read basic musical notes and play a few Sape tunes together with the entire group.
RM1 (US$0.24) per pax, 10 pax only, available September 28.
Discover the traditions and culture of the Semai tribespeople on this two-day Adventure as host Adi takes you to experience life in a traditional village. You will hike to see the world’s largest flower, have a splash in Damak Waterfall and even learn to weave, fish, and hunt!
RM1 (US$0.24) per pax, six pax only, available September 28 10 29.
*Hosts may receive compensation from Airbnb in exchange for offering this special pricing to guests.