Penang-Rich-or-Famous-Places-Half-Day-Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

293120


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)

House of the Rich or Famous


Visit to the Clan Jetties located along the waterfront of George Town. Get a first-hand view of houses on stilt by the coast of the living heritage of the Clan go about their daily life.
See the former house of a Chinese Captain, the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. This elite house featured many recollection memories when the Chinese immigrants inter-marriage with the locals and created a fusion of east meets locals, hence a new tradition was borne.
Take a tour to Khoo Kongsi, one of the grandest temple or clan house of the Khoo family and marvel at the grand architecture, one of the best outside China. Learn about the history, rituals, fengshui and trivia stuffs found in Khoo Kongsi.
Visit Reclining Buddha Temple (Wat Chaiyamangkalaram) or Burmese Temple (Dharmikarama Temple. See the standing Buddha and check out Panca Rupa, the Guardian of the World - count how many animal's part that make up of this guardian. Throw a few coins for luck in Fountain of Life and learn about the life journey of Buddha.

Itinerary

I drive, follow, guide and give commentaries in all the attractions place per itinerary below:
~ Pick-up from agreed location
~ Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangkalaram/ Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
~ Pinang Peranakan Museum*
~ Khoo Kongsi*
~ Clan Jetty
~ Famous local Penang products shopping
~ Drop-off at agreed location

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

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

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 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 good condition. See picture of car in "View Photo".

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - toll and parking fee.

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 USD10/person which includes tickets to Pinang Peranakan Museum, Khoo Kongsi, etc.)

Private tour guide King Bee

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