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Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

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.

per adult from

$148

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Professional Guide
    • Transportation by private vehicle
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Parking Fees
    What's excluded :
    • Foods and Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance Fees
    • Train/Lift fees
    • Entry/Admission - Penang Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Pinang Peranakan Mansion
    • Entry/Admission - Penang Ferry Service
    • Entry/Admission - Khoo Kongsi
    • Entry/Admission - Tropical Spice Garden
    • Entry/Admission - Entopia
    • Entry/Admission - Wonderfood Museum Penang
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera Air Itam, George Town, Penang Island 11500 Malaysia

    Since the British first settled here, they had always yearn for respite from the depressing heat, thus they set sight on the highest peak in Penang i.e. Penang Hill or locally known as Bukit Bendera. They built a railway up the hill and bungalows for retreat during weekend. Here we can see the legacy of the bungalows left behind by the British beside experiencing a colder climate compared to lowland. See 360 degree view of George Town, Love Lock, Ginger Garden and monkeys!

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kek Lok Si Temple, 1000-L, Tingkat Lembah Ria 1, Air Itam, Penang Island 11500 Malaysia

    During the British era the Chinese flourished and thrived. They practiced their religion steadfastly and built many temples that rivaled those in China, if not better! One of the better one is Kek Lok Si, better described as the largest Buddhist's theme park in South East Asia. Learn all about Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism at the temple. There is a saying here in Penang - "you have not been to Penang if you have not been to Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si".

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Penang Botanical Gardens, Jalan Air Terjun, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    Penang Botanic Gardens are the Pride of Penang. This beautifully manicured lush 50 hectare park of tropical forest, also known as Waterfall Gardens. Penang Botanical Garden has been a feature of George Town life since it was established way back in 1884. One advantage that Penang Botanical Garden has over the others is its wonderful setting with Penang Hill as a backdrop and a cascading stream running through it to provide some welcome cooling breezes. Here see cannonball trees, agar wood, poisonous Ipoh tree, mahogany and long tail macaque monkeys.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: George Town, Malaysia

    See the legacy buildings built during the British colonial era from 1800 to 1942. Here listen to stories about Fort Cornwallis and its virgin cannon, Penang war of WW1 at the War Cenotaph. Take a picture or two of City Hall and Town Hall, and take in the breeze at the Straits of Malacca, the longest straits in the world..

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pinang Peranakan Mansion, 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

    See the former house built by a Chinese Captain, Kapitan Chung Keng Kwee, called the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. This elite house full of antiques and collectibles from east and west, featured many recollection memories when the Chinese immigrants inter-marriage with the locals and created a fusion of east meets locals, hence a new tradition was borne. It is also a popular shooting location of choice for Malaysian, Singaporean and Chinese movies.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Street Art in George Town, Street Art in, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia

    Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic is leaving his mark with beautiful wall painting of children all across historical Georgetown. The artworks are funny, fascinating, and very much open to everyone’s interpretations. See magical street arts created by Ernest like “Children on Bicycle”, “Boy on Motorcycle”, “Dinosaur” and “Climbing Wall”.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island Malaysia

    Have a stroll in the beach for the best sunset or sunrise experience. Take a picture or two, and then in the evening bargain for bargain in night markets.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, 17, Lorong Burma, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    Wat Chaiyamangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple that contains one of the world's longest reclining Buddha statues, as well as several coloured statues of Dragon (nagas) and other mythical creatures. See the beautiful and serene world 3rd longest reclining Buddha. Walk around the statue for more trivias like "Weekdays" Buddha, 12 Chinese animals zodiac Buddhas, and pay homage to the "Future Buddha" (Matreya).

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, 24 Lorong Burmah, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, built in 1803, is the sole and oldest Burmese Buddhist temple in Penang. The temple is situated directly across Thai Temple Wat Chaiyamangkalaram. See the great marbled Standing Buddha. Walk around it to see what are the Buddhist nations. At the back of the temple, count the number of animal's parts that make up the magical animal called Panca Rupa. Throw a few coins for good luck at the "Wheel of Life" fountain.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Penang Ferry Service, Weld Quay, Penang Island Malaysia

    Take a 15 minutes ferry journey across the harbor and experience the breeze blowing on your hair as the ferry approaching Butterworth. On the return leg, experience first hand how the early Indian traders first set eyes on Penang Island and then later the English established their first fort and port in South East Asia.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Pengkalan Weld 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia

    Busy, scenic destination featuring a traditional village of rustic houses on stilts over the water. Stroll on the plank walkway to see locals go about their daily life on the jetty, take nice pictures of harbor view, iconic Penang Ferry and Penang Bridge and buy a trinket or two.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Khoo Kongsi, 18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

    The Khoo Kongsi is a large Chinese clan-house with elaborate and highly ornamented architecture, a mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang, Hidden in an enclave, the magnificent family house became a get together for festivals.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tropical Spice Garden, Lot 595 Mukim 2 Jalan Teluk Bahang Teluk Bahang, Penang Island 11050 Malaysia

    *. See Green Gold as it ws weigh their weight in gold in Europe once upon a time. See trees of Pepper, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Clove; and herbs like Coriander, Pandan, Curry leaves, Citronella, Lemongrass, and other palms, poisonous plant. Learn about the Tsunami Memorial and how there is one in Penang.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Entopia, 830 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island 11050 Malaysia

    Over 150 species of fauna and more than 200 species of flora are being showcased throughout Entopia’s entire exhibition, it is the world largest tropical butterfly park with 15,000 butterflies in a free flying enclosure. Check out Rajah Brooke – the world's costliest butterfly!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Penang Batik Factory, 651 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Penang Island 11000 Malaysia

    A real factory where you can see a master craftsmen transformed plain fabric into high quality hand painted or block-printed batik. Showrooms sells varieties of genuine Malaysian male and female batik of all designs, colours and sizes. A great souvenir from Malaysia to the world.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Snake Temple, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, Penang Island 11900 Malaysia

    One of the few places where you can get up close to a bunch of venomous snakes and live to tell the tale. See live Pit Viper snakes coiled up at temple. Beware - they are poisonous! Learn how the snakes come to this temple and count the snakes in the backyard as they play hide and seek!.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wonderfood Museum Penang, 49 Lebuh Pantai Near to Jettynext to CIMB Bank, George Town, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia

    Taste charcoal- fried savory fire dancing fried flat noodle (Char Koay Teow), the tamarind and flake fish meat soupy sour Assam Laksa or the aromatic prawn soup base Hokkien Mee.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gurney Drive, 10250 Malaysia

    Dinner at the hawker center for Penang Famous Hawker Foods

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in Penang Island, Penang Cruise Port and Penang International Airport.Airports
    • Penang Intl Airport, Malaysia
    Ports
    • Port Swettenham Penang
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • No Serious Medical Conditions
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • 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
    • We follow strictly the latest Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and guidelines from Malaysian National Security Authority and Ministry of Health Malaysia.
  • 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 - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Active Dynamics

Activity ID: V-103531P8

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