Merrylands: Taste of Afghanistan, Syria, and Persia Tour

Merrylands: Taste of Afghanistan, Syria, and Persia Tour

From $84.58 per person

Enjoy a guided cultural tasting tour filled with stories and delicious dishes brought to Australia by some of the newest refugee communities. If you love exploring new cultures and building relationships through food, then this is the experience for you.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Indulge in delicious hearty dishes new to Australia
  • Hear stories of the people making long journeys to a new life in Australia
  • Discover the flavors of Afghanistan, Syria, Persia, and Turkey
Full description
Taste incredible dishes lovingly prepared and shared with you by the newest additions to Australia. Traditional recipes have come on long and sometimes perilous journeys from homes in Syria, Afghanistan, and Persia (Iran). Savor delicacies made to keep these homelands alive in peoples’ hearts and bellies. Start the tour with a hearty Syrian breakfast and ice cream. Then, visit a local supermarket where you will try fresh and unique produce such as dried figs. On the way to the next stop, you’ll see Afghani traditional clothing. Next, enjoy a quick stopover for Turkish street food and indulge in an Afghan feast that includes delicious grilled meat kebabs, fluffy and tasty flat bread, and dishes that are as marvelous as mantu (stuffed dumpling) can be. You will finish the tour with some traditional Persian sweets and spiced tea.
  • Tastings equivalent of a generous meal
  • Experienced guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

The group will meet across from the train station at 102/106 Railway Terrace, Merrylands. Look for the guide who is wearing a bright yellow t shirt. Please be at the meeting place 15 minutes before the start time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • There are generous portions on this tour, please bring your appetite
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