Orangutan-Island-and-George-Town-Full-Day-Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

278785


Categories

Adventure / Active, City, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. ...but no breast-feeding facility available

Friendly: No.
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)

Orangutan Sanctuary, Street of Harmony and Heritage George Town


A full day visit, starting with a visit to Orangutan Sanctuary Island on mainland Peninsular Malaysia. See Orangutan up close and personal. By the way we, the human, are being enclosed, not the orangutan. They can weigh up to 200 kilogram and be careful, they have the strength up to 7 adults! By the way they shared some 97% of human DNA too! No wonder they are fun to watch.

Followed by a visit to George Town's heritage enclave - heritage houses, clan houses and best of all, people are still living and thriving in these heritage sites. Visit them 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. Sample some exotic and fusion local food and in the afternoon enjoy some cool moment in museums beside some street arts and the unique house on water - the jetty clan house.

Itinerary

I drive, follow, guide and give commentaries in all the attractions place per itinerary below:
~ Pick-up from agreed location
~ Cross the harbor using the famous Penang ferry.
~ Visit Orang Utan Sanctuary Island* on mainland peninsular Malaysia.
~ Return to Penang via Penang Bridge.
~ Lunch* local hawker center.
~ Penang Heritage Sites
~ Upside Down Museum*
~ Penang Famous Local Products shopping
~ Street of Harmony (Drive through)
~ Street Art Murals
~ Drop-off at agreed location

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet
@Penang Cruise Port or
@your hotel lobby or
@airport or
@any other agreed location in Penang.

Look out for me with a ToursByLocals placard displaying your name, number of pax and my name.

End location: Drop-off
@Penang Cruise Port or
@your hotel lobby or
@airport or
@any other agreed location in Penang.

Duration: 8 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

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - Parking and Toll

If 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 - 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 USD15/person which includes tickets to Orang Utan Sanctuary Island, Upside Down Museum, etc.)

A Recent Review of this tour

What a wonderful guide, we had bad weather so changed our plans and enjoyed the best trip around Penang that we could have had. Loved the upside down house as well as the amazing food and history. My little son who is 7 had a truly amazing time too.
Melanie Turner

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Private tour guide King Bee

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