Penang: Orang Utan Island & City Flexible Full Day Tour


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: malaysia, malaysia

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

A full day (8 hours) tour, starting with a visit by driving over Penang bridge to Orangutan Sanctuary Island on mainland Peninsular Malaysia to see some 14 Orangutan up close and personal. Get to know them by names - BJ, Adam, Manu, April and others. We, the human, are being enclosed, not the orangutan. Alpha may weigh up to 300 kilogram, so be careful, it has the strength up to 7 adults! They shared some 97% of human's DNA; no wonder they are fun to watch.
Upon returning to Penang Island, the afternoon is flexible itinerary. Among others you can visit a wet market to see unique produces and sample some exotic and local fusion foods. Visit a temple with poisonous snakes or enjoy street arts, Clan jetty, Clan-house, a Captain's house, George Town's World Unesco Heritage enclave or Thai temple. Experience George Town's diverse multi-racial cultures living harmoniously side by side along street of harmony. Talk to your tour guide on the options for the rest of the available time.


What's Included

All Fees and Taxes

Parking Fees

Professional Guide

Tolls

Transportation by Private Vehicle

What's Not Included

Entrance tickets

Foods and Drinks

Gratitude

Train/Lift Tickets


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
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • We follow strictly the latest Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and guidelines from Malaysian National Security Authority and Ministry of Health Malaysia.
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • 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

Orang Utan Island
This island is being setup to let visitors experienced first-hand awareness and education on orangutan, to a recognized
ex-situ conservation facility and referral center for the endangered Bornean orangutan. Orang Utan Island is geared to serve as a temporary holding facility for those orangutans rescued from illegal possession and or trade before being returned to their natural habitat, with mechanisms in place to treat, care and rehabilitate those orangutans assessed unfit for immediate return to the wild.
We drive over to mainland Peninsular Malaysia using South East Asia's longest bridge, some 24 km long, to visit the 35 acres Orangutan Sanctuary Island on mainland Peninsular Malaysia. See Orangutan up close and personal. Once we arrive at the edge of a man-made lake, take a 10 minutes boat ride over to the man-made island. On this Orangutan island, we, the human, are being enclosed, not the orangutan. The male alpha Orangutan, can weigh up to 300 kilogram and can have the strength up to 7 adult humans! There are up to 17 Orangutan staying here and get to know some of them - BJ, Adam, Hiroshi, Manu etc. Every Orangutan have their own personality and they shared some 97% of us human DNA too! They use tools and no wonder they are fun to watch.
Tour hours spend = Journey - 2 hours, actual visit - 1 hour
Entrance ticket = Adult USD10.00, Child USD5.00

3 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Jelutong
Batu Lanchang Hawker Center and Wet Market for a fusion lunch/afternoon tea, plus an unique experience on how the local go about their daily afternoon marketing. Learn about all the unique local fishes and vegetable sold here.

1 hours • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Reviews

Perfect Flexible Day
TFO25, 26-02-2020
Our tour guide was prompt and incredibly knowledgeable. After the Orang Utan Island tour, he brought us to taste some local food and then helped us to decide what else we wanted to do. He knew all about the history of the island and made everything more interesting.




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