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.
Get an up close look at the endangered orangutan on this incredible tour of Orangutan Island, Taiping Zoo and Perak Museum from Penang. Experience some of the area’s most stunning natural highlights and learn more about local wildlife from your professional guide. You’ll walk through the Taiping Lake Gardens and wander the halls of Perak Museum, plus enjoy the air-conditioned comfort and convenience of your vehicle.
With aromatic spices, ancient recipes, and influences from across the region, Peranakan cuisine is a highlight for many visitors to Malaysia. Learn to shop and cook like a Malaysian with a 5-hour, private culinary experience in Penang: visit a colorful wet market, then prepare a local meal alongside an award-winning chef.
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.
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.
Explore George Town’s colonial heritage, colorful neighborhoods and craftsmanship on a half day tour to some famous attractions in Penang. Learn about local traditions and cultural, we make sure you see the best of Penang.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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).
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
Get an overview and orientation of Penang's capital city with a private, 3-hour walking tour through Historic George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Center. Visit religious and cultural sites, and learn about local history, on a tour that includes hotel pickup and drop-off from city and beach hotels in Penang.
Your private tour of Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple, the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas, is guaranteed to be a memorable one. Take a trip on the funicular railway up Penang Hill and experience the beauty that surrounds you on this half-day tour. Your local guide will share insight and history about the stunning hill country, the city of Georgetown and distant mainland Malaysia, as well as background on one of Southeast Asia’s most incredible Buddhist temples—known for its seven-tiered pagoda.
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.
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.
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.
Experience a taste of all that Penang has to offer on a grand tour of the island with a private guide. Travel in comfort by private vehicle to Penang’s top attractions, including Kek Lok Si Temple, Snake Temple, the funicular railway on Penang Hill and the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre. You'll learn about Malaysian arts including pewter-making and batik, stop at a traditional fishing village and fruit plantation, and see Buddhist temples and other architectural gems, all while enjoying informative commentary from your expert guide.
If you’ve only got limited time in Penang, see more of the city than you would if exploring as a large group on a private sightseeing tour that’s perfect for first-time visitors. A private guide is on hand to answer all of your questions and provide local insight into the city as you tick off top attractions such as Penang Hill (Flagstaff Hill) and Kek Lok Si Temple. Plus, you’ll travel between attractions in an air-conditioned vehicle to avoid getting flustered in the heat.
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.