Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

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15 reviews   (4.80)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: malaysia, malaysia

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


This is a guided tour and it let you have the flexibility to pick and choose attractions that you like. You will be spoilt for choices. Tour time starts from pickup point. For a 4 hours visit from port or hotel or airport, you may select to go to some 2-4 attractions from the list below. You choose the places and dictate the time to spend at each attraction. Either visit the attraction to your heart fills, or simply take picture from the outside without entering, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take the comfort of viewing from the car. If you do not have a clue where to go, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go.

You pick some 2-4 attractions/activities from the list in tour details. Penang is a land of charm and you will be surprised what it got to offer and you wish you stop by here longer!

What's Included

All Fees and Taxes

Hotel/Port Pickup Dropoff

Parking Fees

Professional Guide

Transport by Private Vehicle

What's Not Included

Entrance Fees



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • No Serious Medical Conditions
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • No Serious Medical Conditions
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Penang Hill
Since the British first settled here, they had always yearn for respite from the depressing heat, thus they set sight on the highest peak in Penang i.e. Penang Hill or locally known as Bukit Bendera. They built a railway up the hill and bungalows for retreat during weekend. Here we can see the legacy of the bungalows left behind by the British beside experiencing a colder climate compared to lowland. See 360 degree view of George Town, Love Lock, Ginger Garden and monkeys!

1 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Kek Lok Si Temple
During the British era the Chinese flourished and thrived. They practiced their religion steadfastly and built many temples that rivaled those in China, if not better! One of the better one is Kek Lok Si, better described as the largest Buddhist's theme park in South East Asia. Learn all about Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism at the temple. There is a saying here in Penang - "you have not been to Penang if you have not been to Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si".

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Penang Botanical Gardens
Penang Botanic Gardens are the Pride of Penang. This beautifully manicured lush 50 hectare park of tropical forest, also known as Waterfall Gardens. Penang Botanical Garden has been a feature of George Town life since it was established way back in 1884. One advantage that Penang Botanical Garden has over the others is its wonderful setting with Penang Hill as a backdrop and a cascading stream running through it to provide some welcome cooling breezes. Here see cannonball trees, agar wood, poisonous ipoh tree, mahogany and long tail macaque monkeys.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

George Town World Heritage Incorporated
See the legacy buildings built during the British colonial era from 1800 to 1942. Here listen to stories about Fort Cornwallis and its virgin cannon, Penang war of WW1 at the War Cenotaph. Take a picture or two of City Hall and Town Hall, and take in the breeze at the Straits of Malacca, the longest straits in the world..

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Pinang Peranakan Mansion
See the former house built by a Chinese Captain, Mr. Chung Keng Kwee, called the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. This elite house full of antiques and collectibles from east and west, featured many recollection memories when the Chinese immigrants inter-marriage with the locals and created a fusion of east meets locals, hence a new tradition was borne. It is also a popular shooting location of choice for Malaysian, Singaporean and Chinese movies.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Street Art in George Town
We will go murals art hunting by visiting 3-4 of Penang famous street art murals by Ernest Zacharevic from Lithuania in back alleys. See "Children on Bicycle", "Boy Climbing Wall", "Boy on Motorcycle"and "Boy with Pet Dinosaur". The arts are lively and interesting, literally jumps out for your attention.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Batu Ferringhi Beach
Have a stroll in the beach for the best sunset or sunrise experience. Take a picture or two, and then in the evening bargain for bargain in night markets.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Sensational tour!
ariane565, 25-07-2022
Our guide Eng Seong was exceptional, friendly, professional and shared his extensive knowledge of Penang and Malaysia. We learned so much on the day and loved our visit to Kek Lok Si and the sites of Georgetown. Highly recommend this tour and if you are lucky you may get Eng Seong. A +++.
Loved it
Meghnadata, 15-07-2022
Amazing time with Mr Eng Song. He was very welcoming and understood our needs well. Really enjoyed the flexibility and freedom that this tour allows so that we could do things at our own pace.
Highly recommended tour and tour guide!
helloian, 12-07-2022
Excellent tour guide! Passionate, genuine, knowledgeable of fauna/flora of Penang Hill and not a clock watcher. She was very attentive to our experience and made sure we are all right throughout. We had an amazing time with CE, we learned so much from her.
Penang Shore Excursion
ALICIA_C, 15-02-2020
Tiger saved our day!

We met up with our guide Tiger & left it to him to take us around Penang. He was very patient & accommodating with our requests, knowledgeable & helpful in taking us to interesting places. You can feel his love for Penang with the way he talked about it. He made us want to go back to the country. Thank you so much Tiger!
Great introduction to Georgetown
Amy_B, 23-07-2022
Great introduction to Georgetown. It was a wonderful way to wait until we could check in and see the sights at the same time. The guide was very helpful and knowledgeable.

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