Orangutan & Charcoal Factory Tour

Enjoy a scenic drive to the Mainland through one of the world’s longest suspension bridge - the Penang Bridge, to the state of Perak. You will take a short boat ride to the island to see the Orang Utans - face to face.  Orang Utan literally means man of the forest and they are among the most intelligent mammals and considered to be endangered. After that visit, carry on to the Charcoal Factory, established since the 1930s. Learn the interesting process of how mangrove wood are turned into charcoal. This is a place filled with character where you’ll see the preserved techniques of producing charcoal - exactly the same methods used since the start of the factory.

per adult from

$204

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • English-speaking driver/guide
    • Boat ride to the island to see the Orang-Utans
    • Set Lunch (Exclude beverages, bottled water and snacks)
    • Local taxes
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off within Penang City Centre area
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks during lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Personal expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation, Jalan Bukit Merah Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Semanggol 34400 Malaysia

    Enjoy a scenic drive to the Mainland through one of the world’s longest suspension bridge - the Penang Bridge, to the state of Perak (1hr 45 mins’ drive). You will take a short boat ride (20 - 30 minutes) (ferry departs every 45 minutes) to the island to see the Orang Utans - face to face. Orang Utan literally means man of the forest and they are among the most intelligent mammals and considered to be endangered. The Foundation is setup on an island which is accessible by boat across a beautiful calm lake. A guided tour with comprehensive commentary on the work undertaken and facilities available for the orangutans is provided, as you view the orangutans in their natural habitat. In this place, we humans are the ones in a caged area for safety sake, as the orangutans roam free outside. (60 minutes inclusive return boat journey)

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Charcoal Factory Kuala Sepetang, Jalan Taiping - Kuala Sepetang, Kuala Sepetang, 34650 Kuala Sepetang, Negeri Perak, Malaysia

    After that, drive on for 45-minutes to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, proceed to the Charcoal Factory, established since the 1930s. Learn the interesting process of how mangrove wood are turned into charcoal. This is a place filled with character where you’ll see the age old techniques of producing charcoal – a fascinating insight into a dwindling industry

    Proceed back to Penang. (1 hr 45 mins)

    Your tour ens when you are dropped off at your hotel.

    (Travelling time provided as a guideline only as is subject to traffic conditions)


    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Penang Island, Penang, Malaysia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Your hotel located in Penang City Centre areaReturn Point: Your hotel located in Penang City Centre area
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Pick up details are provided 24 hours in advance. Pickup time from beach hotels may be earlier than time indicated
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Compliance with any additional requirements mandated by local public health authorities (which may involve temperature checks etc). Ensure that all providers used be aware of the measures implemented, including use of PPE, social distancing and increased hygiene requirements.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Destination Services Malaysia

Activity ID: V-19855P35

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