Full Day Heritage Georgetown Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

359778


Categories

Shore Excursion, Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. There are no restrictions for children regarding this itinerary but they must be accompanied by an adult or parent, e.g., at the museum due to display of fragile porcelain and glassware antiques.

Friendly: Yes.
Traveler must be able to get in and out of a vehicle (with assistance provided) and also be mobile by walking aid or wheelchair.
However, there will be limitations at some places of visit as there are only steps to go upstairs but no wheelchair lifts.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Cantonese (conversational), Indonesian (conversational), Japanese (basic), Malay (fluent)

Visit a multi-cultural, multi-racial, UNESCO World Cultural Heritage city


Visit Georgetown's heritage enclave-clan houses and heritage houses with people still living in these homes. Experience and understand why this city became inscribed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 07 July, 2008.

Witness Georgetown's multi-racial cultures, with diversity in their lifestyles, past and present and also the unique ability of the various races to live harmoniously side by side of each other along the same street for more than 100 years.

Savour some local food and enjoy some nostalgic moments in museums besides immersing in some street art mural.
The Pinang Peranakan Museum is a beautiful eclectic place of history and character.
A mix cultural display of oriental and western exhibits of more than 1000 pieces antiques from the Chinese Ming dynasty porcelain to carved marble of the Victorian era.
Next, the clan jetty houses at the waterfront dates as far back as the middle of the 19th century where the settlers came from the same village in south China and made a new life in Malaya.

Itinerary

Pick-up from cruise terminal, hotel, airport, or agreed location.
Georgetown Heritage Sites - Queen Victoria Clock Tower, Fort Cornwallis, Esplanade Field, City Hall, Town Hall, and the Cenotaph.
Street of Harmony - St George Church, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Sri Mahamariamam Temple, and Kapitan Kling Mosque.
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Lunch stop.
Khoo Kongsi
Famous local Penang products shop.
George Town Street Mural Arts & Black wrought iron sculptures.
Clan Jetty.
Drop off at hotel, ship or airport.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: For passengers arriving via cuise ship I will pickup them up at Penang Cruise Ship Terminal (aka. Swettenham Pier).

For Free Independant Travelers (FIT) the pickup location is at hotel lobby, or at any other location as agreed (e.g. airport or bus station).

Alternatively, other meet, greet and pickup location could be at the airport or bus terminal.

I will be holding a ToursByLocals placard displaying traveler's name, and mine as well.

End location: For cruise ship travelers, I will take them back to Penang Cruise Ship Terminal (aka. Swettenham Pier).

For travelers staying at a hotel, I will take them back to their respective hotel lobby, or any other drop-off location as agreed (e.g. airport or bus station).

Duration: 8 hours

In the event of a traffic congestion/delay, bad weather and other uncontrollable variables such as flooding or road work, a 30 min/1 hour delay can be expected.

Transportation

Transportation in a modern, air conditioned car.

A Toyota Altis Sedan(or similar) for 4 passengers
A Toyota Van or Nissan Livina MPV - maximum 8 seats but limit to 4 passengers to optimize comfort.
Please refer to pictures.

If a larger vehicle for more than 4 travelers (or longer duration/hours) is required, extra charges will apply.
Please contact me for a different quotation.

What’s Included

My services as your tour guide for the duration of the tour.

Transportation in a modern, air conditioned car.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 RM (Ringgit Malaysia) - For purchase of souvenirs, food and drinks, personal items.

(Exchange rate: USD1 = MYR 3.80)

What’s Extra

All entrance ticket fees, ride charges, meals.
Entrance fees or tickets are payable upon arrival to attraction locations on the day of the tour.
Cost of Lunch. (Price varies on type of food/drinks ordered)

The admission fees based on the proposed itinerary on this page are approximately USD 9/person. This includes places such as the Khoo Kongsi clan-house, and Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

Restrictions

I am a certified blue badge - Licensed (Malaysian) City Tour Guide.

I cannot conduct nature/jungle tours (which require a green/nature badge).

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  • Tour Number

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    Categories

    Shore Excursion, Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. There are no restrictions for children regarding this itinerary but they must be accompanied by an adult or parent, e.g., at the museum due to display of fragile porcelain and glassware antiques.

    Friendly: Yes.
    Traveler must be able to get in and out of a vehicle (with assistance provided) and also be mobile by walking aid or wheelchair.
    However, there will be limitations at some places of visit as there are only steps to go upstairs but no wheelchair lifts.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Cantonese (conversational), Indonesian (conversational), Japanese (basic), Malay (fluent)

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