This tour let you go to all the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a predetermined itinerary tour. 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. If mobility is a concern, 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!
This guided tour is flexible tour for 8 hours meaning you can customize your own tour in Penang from ship or hotel or airport. You choose some 5-9 attractions to go from the list in "tour details" and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you may indulge in details in the attractions, or kind of "touch and go" or you simply snap pictures from the exterior without going in, you call the shot. If heat is a concern, go into more indoor attraction or go up the hill. If mobility is your concern, then go for a round island tour with the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you like shopping then your American dollars are stretch 4 X versus Ringgit Malaysia as everything is a bargain. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, no problem, 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 surprised what Penang has to offer.
Explore the Penang city which is rich in history as it is in culture, tradition and diversity by Penang City Tour. Visit Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Streets of George Town - UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then proceed to Penang Hill and visit Kek Lok Si Temple, Guan Yin.- Harmonious temple bestowed with gifts from Chinese emperors- Picturesque funicular train ride to the top of Penang Hill- Spectacular views of Georgetown & roundtrip transportation- Relaxing environment at 2,700 feet (833 m) above sea level- Chance to view the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia
Located in the northwest of Malaysia, Penang shore excursions bring you to a beautiful island which is known as the “Pearl of the Orient”. It is a place of meeting and exchange between East and West, creating a charm that is unique.Penang is recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO. The island is formerly one of the important islands in the seaway through the Straits of Malacca, occupied early by the British colonial powers. Today, Penang shore excursions are charmed with unique architecture and culture as well as being known as a multi-ethnic city of Malaysian, Chinese, Indian and Thai influences.We offer for visitors many things to do and see in Penang shore excursions, such as:Take a city tour around Georgetown• Explore Penang Hill• Visiting Kek Lok Si Pagoda• Coffee taste at Coffee Tree
Located in the northwest of Malaysia, Penang shore excursions bring you to a beautiful island which is known as the “Pearl of the Orient”. It is a place of meeting and exchange between East and West, creating a charm that is unique.Penang is recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO. The island is formerly one of the important islands in the seaway through the Straits of Malacca, occupied early by the British colonial powers. Today, Penang shore excursions are charmed with unique architecture and culture as well as being known as a multi-ethnic city of Malaysian, Chinese, Indian and Thai influences.We offer for visitors many things to do and see in Penang shore excursions, such as:• Explore Penang Hill• Visiting Reclining Buddha• Discover Fort Cornwellis• Shopping in Little India• Experience Chew Jetty
A 6 hours day tour, starting with a visit to Orangutan Sanctuary Island on mainland Peninsular Malaysia to see some 17 Orangutan up close and personal. Get to know them by names - BJ (Alpha), Adam, Hiroshi, Manu and others. We, the human, are being enclosed, not the orangutan. They may weigh up to 300 kilogram and be careful, they have the strength up to 7 adults! They shared some 97% of human DNA too! 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 produce and sample some exotic and fusion local foods. Enjoy street arts and view the unique house on water at clan jetty. Drive through George Town's World Unesco Heritage enclave - heritage houses, clan houses with people still living in. See George Town's diverse multi-racial cultures who live harmoniously side by side of each other along the same street. Talk to your tour guide on the options for the rest of the available time.
See Penang in a different light on this intimate after-dark tour. Instead of piling into a crowded tour bus, travel the streets of this coastal city in a comfortable small-group transport with a driver to show you the sights. Drive through neighborhoods like Little India and Armenian Street and take a trishaw through the ancient colonial streets of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After all your exploration, enjoy the view from the rooftop of the city’s 816-foot tall KOMTAR Tower.
Even if you don’t have time to visit Borneo, see orangutans swinging, feeding, and playing in a forest habitat at the Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation. Forget piecing together public transport: relax with a driver/guide to escort you from your hotel to the island and back. After you’ve admired these fabulous primates, enjoy lunch and a visit to the Kuala Sepetang Charcoal Factory. An excellent day out with kids.
Even if you have only a short time in Penang, soak up the key sights in just half a day on this action-packed door-to-door tour. Ride the funicular to the peak of Penang Hill; explore the streets of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site; watch pewter craftsmen; taste white coffee; and check off religious monuments from Kek Lok Si Temple to Wat Chaiyamangkalaram and Dhammikarama Burmese Temple.
Get a deeper insight into Penang’s culinary culture than is typical on most tours. Join either a food and heritage walking tour or a Penang street food cooking class, or both. On the walking tour, you’ll visit historic landmarks, as well as street-stalls, cafes, and restaurants to sample local bites. In the cooking class, you’ll learn how to make typical Penang street food, a mix of Malay, Chinese, and Indian dishes.
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. 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!
Experience the sights and sounds of Penang in one day on a 6-hour guided tour. The well-rounded itinerary is perfect for travelers who want to get an overview of the vibrant Malaysian city, but don’t want to fuss over taxis, public transit, and limiting guide books. Thanks to all-inclusive transportation from your hotel, you're able to comfortably visit the reclining Buddha, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Penang Hill, and more.
Enjoy fine food and beautiful views over Georgetown on this 3-hour Penang Hill Railway ride with dinner. Hop aboard the Penang Hill Railway in Georgetown and travel up Penang Hill. Discover English colonial charm at David's Brown restaurant, nestled among beautiful forest and gardens on Penang Hill. Savor a delicious dinner of British or traditional Penang cuisine, and enjoy breathtaking views over the bright lights of Georgetown shimmering and twinkling in the distance. When your meal is over, travel in style by train back to the city.
Explore one of only two remaining virgin forest areas on the island of Penang during this 5-hour nature walk excursion at The Habitat Penang Hill. Take a stroll along the 1-mile (1.6-kilometer) nature trail through this ecotourism park, marveling at the habitat’s unique range of plants and animals. An included lunch at a British colonial-style restaurant and great island views add to the experience.
See the sights of Penang while avoiding stuffy tour buses or public transport turmoil on this small-group tour. Visit significant spiritual sites like Dhammikarama Burmese Temple and Wat Chayamangkalaram, home of the city’s immense Reclining Buddha. Stroll along the boardwalk at Batu Ferringhi Beach and take a drive around the ruins and colonial remnants of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Georgetown neighborhood. Get from destination to destination in an air-conditioned small-group transport, with your own driver to tell you the stories of the city.
The Private Tour in Penang.Penang Excursion – Cruise Ship from George Town George Town – UNESCO World Heritage City Penang is a delightful fusion of nature, culture and history. Penang’s vibrant capital city, George Town, was awarded UNESCO World Heritage City Site in 2008, the lively capital of Penang has over 200 years of history and cultural heritage under its belt. Aside from being a heritage capital, George Town is also a renowned food capital.
Travel to Bukit Merah via the 25 km long Penang second bridge, to see and observe the natural habitat of Orang Utans living in a small island. These primates are orphans undergoing rehabilitation for future release into the wild. They are friendly to visitors who are separated by a large cage tunnel which makes it appear as if the humans are under captivity while they roam freely on the island. Stop for lunch, and on the way back pass the Taiping Lake Gardens and visit the nearby charcoal factory to witness the interesting process of transforming mangrove wood into charcoal.
Explore the colorful underwater world of the Pulau Payar Marine Park on this great day trip from Penang. Spend the day snorkeling and swimming, plus enjoy a scenic ferry ride between Penang and Pulau Payar. All equipment, a savory buffet lunch of Dominican fare, and round-trip transport from your hotel is included.
Cover ground you couldn’t hope to cover by self-drive or taxi on this private door-to-door tour of George Town, Penang’s historic capital. Start at the Penang State Museum, then explore the UNESCO World Heritage area: the Street of Harmony, Khoo Kongsi clanhouse, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Made in Penang Interactive Museum, Chew Jetty, and plenty of street art. Tour includes lunch but excludes entrance fees.
Penang boasts a multitude of attractions, so deciding which to tick off in limited time can often be a difficult task. Let a guide create a personalized itinerary on a private tour ideal for first-time visitors. Taking a private tour means you’ll receive undivided attention, have ample time to ask questions, and travel between attractions in private and air-conditioned comfort. Plus, hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Discover the culture, history, and natural beauty of Penang in a single day on a private 8-hour tour. Perfect for families and friend groups who can’t agree on what to do, the full-day excursion offers something for everyone. Historical highlights include Kek Lok Si Monastery, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and the UNESCO listed city center. Take in the city's greenery at Penang Hill and the Botanical Garden.
Escape the urban landscapes and make your way to sandy shores on this Monkey Beach excursion including BBQ lunch from Penang. You’ll enjoy a quick boat ride over calm and clear waters to an uninhabited Malaysian island for a day of sun, sand and ultimate relaxation. Choose to fish, trek through the jungle or just lounge on the beach before tucking into a delicious BBQ lunch cooked on the beach.
With cooler temperatures and panoramic views of Penang Island, Penang Hill is an ideal place to escape George Town heat and get your bearings. This private, half-day tour is a convenient way to visit Penang Hill by funicular, and includes a visit to the Temple of Paradise, as well as door-to-door transport.
This tour will give you a full tour of Penang main highlights. You will experience and get a chance to witness the different cultures and architecture of Penang. We will also get a chance to visit the Penang Street art, the heritage buildings, local temples as well as Penang history.This is a perfect city tour for couples or families visiting for the first time.