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Make sure you see the best of Penang on a private tour of the island. Departing from George Town, this personalized tour covers religious sights such as Kek Lok Si Temple, Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram, Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Plus, explore Penang Botanical Garden and take the funicular to Penang Hill, from which panoramic city views are enjoyed. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
George Town is considered the ‘street food capital’ of Malaysia, but the sheer variety of unfamiliar dishes can bewilder first time visitors. This 3-hour, private street food experience offers a guided introduction to George Town’s most famous tastes and off-beat foods, with an after-dinner trishaw ride through downtown.
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.
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of George Town on a private 4-hour tour. Highlights include visits to the Reclining Buddha, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and Clan Jetty. You also enjoy a driving tour through vibrant Little India where Christians, Taoists, Hindus, and Muslims live in harmony. The comprehensive snapshot of the multicultural town is a great opportunity to orient yourself to the area for future exploring.
Penang, culinary wonderland and Malaysian cultural gem, has a wealth of hidden charms. Orient yourself and see the best of the city on a private 3.5-hour sightseeing tour, which covers Penang highlights such as Little India, Penang State Museum, and Kuan Ying Teng temple. Explore the colorful colonial mansions of Georgetown, a UNESCO-listed enclave, purchase street food staples such as ‘chendol’ (iced dessert) and char sui pork, and receive undivided attention from a private guide.
Experience the best of Penang on this half-day hill and Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple afternoon tour. Ride the Penang Hill Railway to gain access to scenic views and tour the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas. Follow your expert guide through the Kek Lok Si Temple and gain insight and understanding into the history and traditions of Penang’s landmarks. Enjoy the ease of round-trip hotel transportation to and from your Penang hotel or the cruise port as part of this popular excursion.
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.
Feast your senses on the sights and smells of George Town on a half-day culinary tour, ideal for food lovers with limited time in Penang. In a small group, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town in the early evening, a cooler and less-crowded time to visit, on a tour that combines its rich culture with numerous local delicacies. Plus, taking a food tour at the start of your trips means you receive ample culinary recommendations sure to enhance your vacation.
In this guided tour, we will visit to 3-4 main attractions in Round Penang Island:
1. Pick up and drive to National Park (Ride:45 mins).
2. Tour fishing village and jetty. See fishermen as they go about their daily lives and their boat docking at the jetty.
3. Visit handicraft center for hand drawn batik (Ride:5 mins). See handmade batik craft being transformed from a white piece of cloth to a masterpiece by master craftsmen. Buy a piece or two as souvenir for loved ones at home.
4. Fruit stall (Ride:15 mins) or Nutmeg factory (Ride: 20 mins). Learn about all Malaysian tropical fruits that are in season. Sample some spices and see them in the original form.
5. Snake Temple (Ride: 20 mins). See live Pit Viper snakes coiled up at temple. Not for the faint heart as these highly venomous snakes are alive and kicking.
6. Drop off at destination (Ride: 30 minutes).
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!
Penang’s street food scene heats up after dark, so an evening tour is the perfect way to taste local cuisine and explore the city. Visit the Gurney Drive hawker centre for dinner (own expense), drive through the heart of George Town, cross the Penang Bridge to mainland Malaysia, then return on the vintage Penang Ferry. This 4-hour night tour includes pickup and drop-off at Penang island hotels, as well as transport by car and ferry.
Discover the history, culture and spiritual life of Penang on this private sightseeing adventure without all the inconveniences of a crowded group tour. Drive around the island’s colorful capital of George Town with your own private driver, stopping at a range of locations and learning more about their place in Penang life. See the giant, gold-plated Reclining Buddha at Wat Chayamangkalaram, stop at the ancient colonial Fort Cornwallis and even sample Penang’s classic white coffee.
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
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.
Food makes the perfect introduction to any city—especially Penang. Slurp, sip, and snack as you discover the highlights of the city’s historic center, Georgetown, on a small-group foodie walking tour with a guide. Enjoy the sorts of insights you can only get from a local as you visit vendors and hawkers, and taste the fare of the generations of migrants who have made the island their home.
Look down at George Town from a colonial-era hill station then explore fascinating Buddhist temples on a half-day, private tour to Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple. With the personal service of a private guide throughout the tour, you’ll ride a funicular to the scenic hilltop, see a colorful blend of Buddhist architectural styles, and make good-luck wishes at the Fountain of Life. This 3.5-hour private tour includes pickup and drop-off at hotels in the George Town area, with all transport in a climate-controlled vehicle. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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.
The beauty of Penang is the confluence of cultures.Experience the magic of the Penang Island at twilight on this 4-hour night tour of Georgetown, including hotel pick-up. Get a view of the Georgetown skyline as you stroll along the famous Armenian Street.
Explore Penang when temperatures are cooler and crowds are dispersed on an evening tour by trishaw. A great way to orient yourself in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown, this tour means that you’ll benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide as you visit places that you may otherwise have missed out on. Included round-trip hotel transfers and make for a seamless experience.
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.
Enjoy discounted branded goods shopping at the only premium outlet mall in Penang and the biggest in Malaysia! Located near the second Penang Bridge (25 km long), the 2-hour roundtrip transfer journey itself is an experience (return via the 13.5 km long 1st Penang Bridge). You may choose to start this 4-hour tour after checking out from hotel, and end at Penang Airport.
Time-pressed travelers can check off a wealth of Penang sights on this action-packed private door-to-door tour. Discover religion at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, and the Snake Temple (Fu Xing Gong); taste Malaysia at the Tropical Spice Garden and a nutmeg factory (or fruit stall); watch batik underway at a workshop; and enjoy butterflies at Entopia. Tour includes transport and guiding only: Entrance fees are at your expense.
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.