Georgetown city tours and Penang Island


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion, Other


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



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

City Tour, Cultural Site, Heritage, Hill, Arts, Living Heritage

George town city tours, Penang island tours, historical monuments and buildings, food and entertainment as well as experiencing arts of living heritage . Highest peak Penang Hill also known as Bukit Bendera.
Being a melting pot , I had numerous ethic groups, to name minorities such as Armenians and Jews. The famous E & O was established in 1885 by the Sarkies Brothers which later founded the Raffles in Singapore. Visitors may also had the experience themselves in batik painting as well as craftsmanship in pewter.


On Penang ( Port Swettenham) -Proceed for a Penang City Tour
Georgetown enclave includes: Fort Cornwallis, Victoria Clock Tower, Logan Memorial, St George Church, Kuan Im Teng aka Goddess of Mercy Temple, Kapitan Kling Mosque, Han Jiang Ancestral,
Peranakan Museum , Kek Lok Si, Sun Yat Sen Memorial, Jewish Cemetery, Clan Jetties clan,
Wat Chaiyamangalaram( Reclining Buddha)
Additional Craftmanship Programme:-

Batik painting - MYR 50 per person( cost is inclused in this tour). OR

Pewter smith experience- MYR 63. 60 per person (cost is included in this tour ) - Certificate of participation will be awarded for all participants.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Penang International Airport or
Port Swettemham (Penang)

End location: Penang International Airport or
Port Swettemham (Penang)

Duration: 6 hours

Road traffic congestion and traveling distance especially the places of interest to visit. Penang however is manageable. Please bring along umbrellas.


10 person as indicate herein or tourist licensed van if total number of guests not more than 9 persons.

What’s Included

Other: Car Transportation parking and tourist guide fees.

Batik or Pewter craftsmanship hands on experience is INCLUDED.
You will be getting batik & pewter momento that you made as a remembrance.
Complimentary drinking water is provided

Estimated Local Cash Needed

250 MYR - Expenses for meal for 4 persons and Entrance fees

What’s Extra

Other: Ferry and funicular train tickets, and entrance fees to museums and parks are not included.

You may need to bring along hats, caps or even umbrella in view of the hot climate.


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

A wonderful tour with a very knowledgeable guide, I would recommend this guide again. His passion for his city and country really showed. again thank you for a fantastic day.
Catherine Roberts

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