George-Town-Heritage-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 - The Christians, Hindus, Taoist, Buddhist and the Moslem with their living styles, past and present, living harmoniously side by side of each other along the same street.
Every nooks and corners in this heritage enclave tells a story of colonial past as well mingle freely with the locals as it boost a melting port of diversed cultures. Sample north meets south foods culture made famous by Penangites, like the exotic and fusion local food of Assam Laksa, Char Koay Teow and Nasi Kandar.

Itinerary

I drive, follow, guide and give commentaries in all the attractions place per itinerary below:
~ Pick-up from agreed location.
~ Penang World Unesco Heritage Sites
~ Pinang Peranakan Mansion*
~ Famous local Penang products shopping
~ Street of Harmony
~ Drop-off at agreed location

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

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 Vios or Honda City (all maximum 4 passengers for medium size guests) - all air conditioned.
~ The cars sits comfortably for 3 person. If for better comfort for 4 person, you may consider upgrade to a van.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - toll and parking fee.

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

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

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: - entrance ticket fees.

You pay the entrance fees on the day of arrival to the tourist attractions directly (about USD5/person which includes tickets to Pinang Peranakan Mansion, etc.)

A Recent Review of this tour

Max was en exceptionel good tour guide, always funny and very educated and good informed about the history of Penang. We highly recomend Max for a tour and hope to come back to see him again!
Beatrix Zurlinden

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Private tour guide King Bee

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