Private Tour: Full Day Center Penang Island Tour

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From $102.57

12 reviews   (4.67)

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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.


Enjoy the best of Penang on a private day tour with a local English speaking guide. Discovering its heritage buildings and temples and enjoy the fantastic aerial views at Penang Hills. With a knowledgeable guide, admire Buddhist temples, see beautiful Kuan Yin Statue at Kek Lok Si Temple and admire local market with various delicious hawker food.

What's Included

All Taxes & service charge

English speaking experienced tour guide

Entrance fees as per itinerary

Hotel pickup & drop-off (George Town centrally located)/ Cruise Ship Port

Private Air conditioned transportation by Car/Minivan

What's Not Included

Any other things not mentioned in the itinerary

Food, lunch and beverages


Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers

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

Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram
Our tour guide will pick you up around 9am from your hotel lobby head to Wat Chayamangkalaram, located at George Town. The Reclining Buddha Temple is also known as the Sleeping Buddha by the locals. Behind the Reclining Buddha, you can see there are many niches, containing the ashes of devotees. There is also a small Thai village and Thai cemetery just behind the temple. You will spend some time here to appreciate this beautiful temple and peaceful atmosphere before proceed to Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple, the first Buddhist temple in Penang, built in 1805. There's a series of panel paintings on the life of the Buddha lining the walkways, the characters dressed in typical Burmese costume, while inside typically round-eyed, serene-faced Burmese Buddha statues stare out at worshipers.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Penang Botanical Gardens
Next, proceed to Penang Botanical Garden, also known as the Waterfall Gardens because of the cascading waterfall nearby. Many visitors and locals visit the garden to escape the heat of the busy city and enjoy walks or relax in the tranquil gardens.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Penang Hill
After lunch, we continue our day tour to Penang Hill. Upon arrival, you will take a funicular train up to the hill top and get a bird eye view of Penang Island. Habitat is located next to the Hindu temple and we strongly recommend you go there and look carefully for the breathtaking views. Once we return back to the ground, we visit to Ayer Itam Market to experience the local lifestyle or buy some souvenir. If time permitting, stop at the hawker stall for famous Penang Assam Laksa (at your own expenses).

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Kek Lok Si Temple
Next move on to Kek Lok Si Temple, you will see the 36.5 meter high bronze statue of Kuan Yin (Guanyin), the Goddess of Mercy. After spending some time walking around the Kuan Yin statue, you can take the road to walk down towards the pagoda, which is officially known as Bon Po Thar. Be amazed with the Kek Lok Si Pagoda as how it was built. The base of the pagoda was built in a Chinese style, the center part is Thai and top part is Burmese. Take some beautiful photos, enjoy the peaceful and calm atmosphere with cool breeze before we head down to the ground.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Lastly visit the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, the former house of a Chinese Captain, and see a remarkable collection of memorabilia and artifacts.

Once you finished above things our guide will drop off at your hotel/ Cruise port safely.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Interesting full day trip of Penang
Nagesh_S, 16-11-2019
An interesting and captivating sightseeing trip. The guide spoke good English and was very knowledgeable. Will recommend this operator
Private tour Penang
Lola P, 10-09-2019
Thanks Mohammed for a fantastic day! Mohammed was the perfect tour guide for the day. He was ver concerned about what we liked and did not like specially because of the kids. He even suggested the upside down museum that was a perfect stop for the boys.
As he drove us around Penang he kept telling about the history and the situation nowadays in Penang. Always happy to answer our questions.
Highly recommended.
Full day Penang island tour
Oldershaz, 05-01-2020
Muhommed was a very knowledgable tour guide and knew where to park to avoid too much queuing or walking. Just one star lost as Mohammed took us to an Indian restaurant where the food was delicious but quite expensive for lunch . Overall though a very enjoyable day.
Good day out
488helenr, 19-08-2019
If you want to see all the sights in a limited time then this trip is for you. Mohammed was lovely and very knowledgeable about the history of Penang. He drove well and we enjoyed ourselves immensely. The tour loses a star because we had to pay extra to upgrade to a fast pass at Penang hill. The problems with queues are well known and for the price of the tour that really should be included and because we were made to go to chocolate and pewter shops that we weren’t interested in.
Full Day Penang Island
anetharosemena, 15-08-2019
Great opportunity to explore the main sites in Penang Island. Muhammad Firdauz is highly knowledgeable of the history and past of the city. Recommended!

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