Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: malaysia, malaysia

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

This tour let you go to all the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a predetermined itinerary tour. Tour time starts from pickup point. For a 6 hours visit from ship or hotel or airport, you choose some 4-7 attractions to go from the list in "tour details". You choose the places and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you explore every nooks and corners, or you simply take pictures from the outside without entering the attraction, you call the shot. Go on famous attractions tour, or a city tour or go for a round island tour and take in the view from the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, 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 will be not be disappointed. Penang is a truly surprising hidden gem!


What's Included

All Fees and Taxes

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

Parking Fees

Professional Guide

Transportation by private vehicle

What's Not Included

Entrance Fees

Foods and Drinks

Gratuities

Train/Lift 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.

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
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, Kapitan 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
Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic is leaving his mark with beautiful wall painting of children all across historical Georgetown. The artworks are funny, fascinating, and very much open to everyone’s interpretations. See magical street arts created by Ernest like “Children on Bicycle”, “Boy on Motorcycle”, “Dinosaur” and “Climbing Wall”.

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

Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram
Wat Chaiyamangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple that contains one of the world's longest reclining Buddha statues, as well as several coloured statues of Dragon (nagas) and other mythical creatures. See the beautiful and serene world 3rd longest reclining Buddha. Walk around the statue for more trivias like "Weekdays" Buddha, 12 Chinese animals zodiac Buddhas, and pay homage to the "Future Buddha" (Matreya).

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, built in 1803, is the sole and oldest Burmese Buddhist temple in Penang. The temple is situated directly across Thai Temple Wat Chaiyamangkalaram. See the great marbled Standing Buddha. Walk around it to see what are the Buddhist nations. At the back of the temple, count the number of animal's parts that make up the magical animal called Panca Rupa. Throw a few coins for good luck at the "Wheel of Life" fountain.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Chew Jetty
Busy, scenic destination featuring a traditional village of rustic houses on stilts over the water. Stroll on the plank walkway to see locals go about their daily life on the jetty, take nice pictures of harbor view, iconic Penang Ferry and Penang Bridge and buy a trinket or two.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Khoo Kongsi
The Khoo Kongsi is a large Chinese clan-house with elaborate and highly ornamented architecture, a mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang, Hidden in an enclave, the magnificent family house became a get together for festivals.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Tropical Spice Garden
*. See Green Gold as it ws weigh their weight in gold in Europe once upon a time. See trees of Pepper, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Clove; and herbs like Coriander, Pandan, Curry leaves, Citronella, Lemongrass, and other palms, poisonous plant. Learn about the Tsunami Memorial and how there is one in Penang.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Entopia
Over 150 species of fauna and more than 200 species of flora are being showcased throughout Entopia’s entire exhibition, it is the world largest tropical butterfly park with 15,000 butterflies in a free flying enclosure. Check out Rajah Brooke – the world's costliest butterfly!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Penang Batik Factory
A real factory where you can see a master craftsmen transformed plain fabric into high quality hand painted or block-printed batik. Showrooms sells varieties of genuine Malaysian male and female batik of all designs, colours and sizes. A great souvenir from Malaysia to the world.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Snake Temple
One of the few places where you can get up close to a bunch of venomous snakes and live to tell the tale. See live Pit Viper snakes coiled up at temple. Beware - they are poisonous! Learn how the snakes come to this temple and count the snakes in the backyard as they play hide and seek!.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Wonderfood Museum Penang
Taste charcoal- fried savory fire dancing fried flat noodle (Char Koay Teow), the tamarind and flake fish meat soupy sour Assam Laksa or the aromatic prawn soup base Hokkien Mee.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Gurney Drive
Dinner at the hawker center for Penang Famous Hawker Foods

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Make sure to book Vincent for a great tour
Voyager177675, 26-09-2022
Vincent was absolutely delightful. As a local who has lived in the area his entire life he has a vast knowledge of the local attractions and can give a detailed historical overview of Penang. By the end of the day we felt like we had met an old friend. He went out of his way to take us to all our holiday highlights and a few of his own recommendations. Be sure to have Vincent do your personal tour. It was well worth it!
James Ling was a wonderful guide. Knowledgeable and personable.
Gregory_P, 24-09-2022
Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si temple, Thai Buddhist temple( reclining Buddha ) and some great local food : Assam Laksa, Peñang Hokkien Mee ( Prawn Noodle Soup) and Char Kuey Tow ( Fried Flat noodles) James new exactly what to order.
Perfect way to tour Penang Island
MalaysiaTraveler1, 19-09-2022
Had a fantastic day with Lester as my guide. We decided to tour the island and go to places that were outside of Georgetown. Lester is full of information and enthusiasm, and shared his great knowledge of the different cultures in Malaysia. He recommended wonderful places to visit and eat! We covered a lot of ground in the day and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience!
Absolutely fantastic!
Jackie E, 07-09-2022
As the tour suggests the flexibility was excellent (and a bonus), James worked around our preferences (and the rain) with efficiency! James is a very knowledgeable, friendly individual with a great sense of humour - the perfect tour guide! We would highly recommend this tour for first timers, to get your bearings and inside knowledge of Penang! Thank you James for a wonderful (and yummy!) experience!
Perfect
Suellen S, 04-09-2022
This was a perfect way to personalise your tour rather than being a part of a set itinerary. Tger our guide was so warm and professional, providing us with so much information and answered our many questions with such enthusiasm! Highly recommend this type of tour and Tger if you want a wonderful tour of this beautiful island.




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