George-Town-Half-Day-Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

267111


Categories

Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. No breast-feeding facility available

Friendly: Yes.
Must be able to get in and out of a car, van or bus.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Mandarin (conversational), Malay (fluent), Indonesian (conversational), English (fluent), Cantonese (conversational)

A legacy of the British era and Street of Harmony.


A visit to George Town's heritage enclave - heritage houses, clan houses and living heritage to understand why this city, together with Malacca were inscribed into UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2008. Understand George Town's diverse multi-racial cultures, their living styles, past and present, that live harmoniously side by side of each other along the same street.

Itinerary

~ Pick-up from hotel / ship / airport
~ Penang Heritage area - Victoria Clock, Fort Cornwallis, City Hall, Town Hall, Esplanade Field and Cenotaph.
~ Pinang Peranakan Museum*
~ Famous local Penang products shop
~ Street of Harmony - St George Church, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Sri Mahamariamam Temple, Kapitan Kling Mosque and Acheh mosque.
~ Back to hotel / ship / airport

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: ~ For cruise ship stop-over passengers: Pickup @ Penang Cruise Center (Swettenham Port).
~ For free travelers: Pickup @ hotel lobby.
~ Or pickup at any location as agreed (e.g. airport or bus station).
I will be holding a ToursByLocals placard displaying your name, pax and my name.

End location: ~ For cruise ship stop-over passengers: Send off @ Penang Cruise Center (Swettenham Port)
~ For free travelers: Send off @ hotel lobby.
~ Or any other drop-off location as agreed (e.g. airport or bus station).

Duration: 4 hours

Duration may varies depending on weather, traffic, attraction open hours or late arrival of customer's cruise ship or plane.

Transportation

Car - Toyota Rush MPV (maximum 7 seats, but I limit it to 4 for comfort) or Toyota Vios or Honda City (both maximum 4 passengers) - all air conditioned and great condition. See picture of car in "View Photo".

What’s Included

1. 4-hour half-day tour *INCLUDING* tour guide fee, transportation, fuel, toll and parking fee.
2. Car transport for 1~4 tourists + 1 tour guide (driver)

If larger vehicle or 5-40 pax or longer hour is required, extra charges will apply. Contact me to send you a quote with a customized link.

Price indication for 5 or more people:
> Tour Van for 5~9 tourists + 1 tour guide + 1 driver (PRICE = 300 USD)
> Tour Bus for 10~40 tourists + 1 tour guide + 1 driver Bus (PRICE = 500 USD)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 Malaysian Ringgit (USD1 = RM4) - Prepare some 100 Malaysia Ringgits per person (Exchange rate: USD1 = MYR4) for souvenirs, drinks, meals, beer and for tipping if you take trishaw ride.

What’s Extra

The base price EXCLUDES all entrance ticket fees and meals. You pay the entrance fee on the day of arrival to the tourist attraction place directly.

The entrance fee for the SUGGESTED standard itinerary in this page is about USD10/person which includes tickets to Pinang Peranakan Museum, etc.

A Recent Review of this tour

King bee was an excellent guide. He took us exactly where we had requested He was extremely knowledgeable both in history and architectural aspects of George Town He had A very personable manner and took us to a great place for lunch. Highly recommended.
Robert Heath

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Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message King Bee C.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/George-Town-Half-Day-Tour

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