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Lawrence L.

George Town, PENANG, Malaysia

SELAMAT DATANG (it means WELCOME in Malay language).

I have been guiding for more than 15 years especially in Penang and Kuala Lumpur. I am a city tour guide LICENSED by Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Malaysia.

My customers range from free individual travelers to passengers from cruise ship stop-over such as Star Cruises, Silversea, Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises, Celebrity Millennium etc.

I provide TOUR GUIDING SERVICE + TRANSPORTATION for tours in both Penang and Kuala Lumpur. With a vehicle, it is more convenient and enjoyable to experience Penang or Kuala Lumpur in the shortest time. Many places of interest such as Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple, Putrajaya are located outside the cities.




Tour packages available for the following destinations:

1) George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site (Penang)

2) Orang Utan Island (near Penang)

3) Night Firefly-Watching & Mangrove Tree River Cruise (Penang)

4) Kuala Lumpur + Putrajaya

5) Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary (1-hour from K. Lumpur)

* For other destinations such as Cameron Highlands, Genting Highlands, Malacca etc please contact me. I basically provide tour guide service with transportation in almost whole Peninsula Malaysia.

* Packages include licensed tour guide service + transportation (car, tour van, MPV and coach)




TRAVELERS' REVIEWS:

Overall (as of March 08, 2018)
Total tours conducted: 76
Total reviews received: 55
5-star: 51 reviews or 93%
4-star: 4 reviews or 7%
3-star: Nil
2-star: Nil
1-star: Nil

We have traveled the world with many tour guides on private tours and ship excursions. Lawrence L. was the one of best tour guides we have ever had! Considerate and thoughtful with fabulous information . . . .

~ MARY LOU FOX (United States) Oct 16, 2018

Definitely the best tour guide I have ever come across. From the beginning of arrangement few months ago to the end of tour, I found Lawrence to be extremely trustworthy. He responded to our emails very promptly, sometimes within minutes.

~ EDDIE LAM (United States) Jun 25, 2016

Lawrence really made our day in KL a fantastic experience. He went above and beyond to make things easy for us. The cruise boat changed port at the last minute and was late letting us off , Lawrence handled everything for us so smoothly we didn't have to worry at all. He was witty and informative. If I could give him 10 stars I would.

~ JILL FAUNT (Australia) Jan 16, 2016

Great guide, Interesting and exciting speaker with a love of his country. Could answer well the many questions of the group. Spoke English perfectly. One of the best guides we have ever had.

~ CAROLYNN E. (United States) Feb 01, 2013




ADVANTAGES OF A PRIVATE TOUR:

VALUE FOR MONEY - Usually if you have 4 or more people, it would be cheaper to arrange your own private tour.

FLEXIBILITY - Simply tell me where you want to go. You may modify the itinerary anytime.

TIME SAVING - You don't have to waste time waiting for the other 40 tourists to come back to the vehicle (if you follow the big group offered by the cruiseliner).

ACCESSIBILITY - Drive all the way up! For example, the hill top of Kek Lok Si Temple is not accessible to big coaches. Be ready to climb the staircases for 30 minutes if you follow a big group.

PRIVACY - You may ask questions anytime (imagine if there are 40 tourists waiting to ask questions).

DISABLED & ELDERLY - Special arrangement for tourists on wheel chairs or scooters.




FREE WIFI:

> Free WIFI internet connection up to 4 devices at the same time.

A Recent Review of this guide

An excellent guide - I have never used tours by locals before but if this is the high standard of tour guide I will in future. Very knowledgable, courteous and helpful (inc finding vegetarian restaurant) and on time ! Recommended to others to use ��
Matthew Snelling

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Credentials

# Licensed tourist guide under:
- Ministry of Tourism & Culture (MoTAC), Malaysia.
- Tour guide license number: TG6630

# A member of:
- Malaysian Tourist Guides Counci (MTGC)

# An ex-Committee Member of:
- Malaysian Tourist Guides Counci (MTGC)
- Penang Tourist Guides Association (PTGA)

# Current webmaster of official websites of:
- Johor Tourist Guides Association (JTGA)
- Kuala Lumpur Tourist Guides Association (KLTGA)

# Ex-webmaster of official websites of:
- Malaysian Tourist Guides Council (MTGC)
- Penang Tourist Guides Association (PTGA)
- Pahang Tourist Guides Association (PHTGA)
- Selangor Tourist Guides Association (SGTGA)
- Malacca Heritage City Tourist Guides Association (MHCTGA)

Restrictions

I am a licensed city guide. Although I do not conduct forest trekking tours, I am also specialized in tours at Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island and night firefly-watching river cruises at Nibong Tebal (Penang).

Guide Requirements for Malaysia

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Tours by Lawrence L.

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[1~4 paxs] Half Day Penang Heritage Tour

Culture and history tour in UNESCO World Heritage Site. CAR included.

230 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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[1~4 paxs] Penang City + Heritage Tour

Culture, history and food tour in UNESCO World Heritage Site. CAR included.

350 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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[5~12 paxs] Half Day Penang Heritage,...

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Culture and history tour in UNESCO World Heritage Site. TOUR VAN included.

370 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

4 hours

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[5~12 paxs] Penang City + Heritage Tour

Culture, history and food tour in UNESCO World Heritage Site. TOUR,...

570 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours

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[44 paxs] Penang City + Heritage Tour

Culture, history and food tour in UNESCO World Heritage Site. TOUR,...

1050 USD per tour

(limit 1 person)

8 hours

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[1~4 paxs] Half Day Orang Utan Island

Orang Utan Island (half-day tour). Car transportation (Honda Civic,...

275 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours 30 min.

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[1~4 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang,...

Orang Utan Island + Tour in George Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site.,...

375 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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[5~12 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang,...

Orang Utan Island + Tour in George Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site.,...

590 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours

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[5~14 paxs] K.Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

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One of its kind in Malaysia. Only 1,200 left in wild in this country.,...

690 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours

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