George Town City tours and Penang Island tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

283008


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Thai (conversational), Mandarin (fluent), Malay (fluent), English (fluent)

Heritage trails


Visiting Penang Hill, and Kek Lok Si ,
Experiencing the Siamese culture, the minorities, visit Wat Chaiyamangalaram, Dhammikarama and Wat Bupharram.
Clan Jetties ( Chew Jetty /or Lee Jetty ), walking through Armenian Street, to see he famous Penang Street Art , Khoo Kongsi /or Cheah Kongsi & Han Jiang Ancestral Hall. Visiting the Teo Chew Puppetry Museum and Dr Sun Yat Sen meeting base.
Street of Harmony ( Goddess of Mercy, St George Church, Sri Mariamman & Kapitan Keling Mosque)
Visit the only surviving joss-stick maker in Georgetown
Visiting the Peranakan Mansion to see the Nyonya & Baba culture better known as the Straits born Chinese

Snake Temple, visiting the countryside of Balik Pulau, the earliest Chinese Catholic Church in Penang & nutmeg factory.
Batik factory and Entopia ( butterfly sanctuary )

Itinerary

Day 1, -
Kek Lok Si temple, Penang Hill, Wat Bupharram, Wat Chaiyamangalaram, , Dhammikarama
Han Jiang Ancestral Hall ( to see the old heritage building)
Clan Jetties (Chew Jetty/ Lee Jetty) , Armenian Street (Street Art), Khoo Kongsi/ Cheah Kongsi,
Teo Chew Puppetry & Dr Sun Yat Sen base in Penang, Peranakan Mansion.
Street of Harmony ( Kapitan Keling Mosque, St George Church, Goddess of Mercy temple, Sri Mariamman temple) , Little India
Snake Temple, Balik Pulau, Church of Infant Jesus ( earliest Chinese Catholic Church) , nutmeg factory, Entopia (butterfly sanctuary), Batik factory

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel, Cruise Terminal, Airport

End location: Hotel, Cruise Terminal, Airport

Duration: 7 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Tourist approved van 12 seaters

What’s Included

Transportation , drivers and guide allowances & drinking water for guests.

Entrance fees
Places in which entrance fees applies:
1) Peranakan Mansion
2) Khoo/ Cheah Kongsi
3) Teo Chew Puppetry house
4) Dr Sun yat Sen meeting base
5) Entopia (butterfly sanctuary)
6) Penang Hill (to & fro ticket )

Estimated Local Cash Needed

250 MYR - Food ( street food & nyonya food in a restaurant ) and entrance fees.

What’s Extra

You may to purchase some momentos, souvenirs and perhaps your meal e.g. lunch of the day.

Restrictions

I hold a Blue badge issued by the Ministry of Tourism of Malaysia, a City Guide.
I am unable to guide in National Park except Botanical Gardens, Penang.

A Recent Review of this tour

Great visit to Penang. Very full day with a ton of sites and insights. Highly recommend this tour!
Benjamin Brown

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Private tour guide Gim Seng

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