Penang Historical Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

369387


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.
Will be able to help getting in and out of the car.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Mandarin (basic), Tamil (fluent), English (fluent), Malay (fluent)

A tour of the historical places around the island


During your visit you will drive pass to The Cheong Fatt Tze (Blue Mansion) you will be able to experience the history behind the mansion which began in the late 19th century.
This tour will also give an opportunity to experience the little India , where there are around 150 shops selling materials and gifts from India, as well as some traditional must try food and drinks.
We will also drop by to visit some of the famous Penang Street art and take some pictures here before we head down to take a few photos at the ancient Khoo Kongsi Temple and witness its amazing architecture.
This tour will give you a summary on the history of penang and its various cultures in brief.
Finally we will head down to the Famous Bali Hai restaurant which is famous for its seafood and then we will have dessert of durians along gurney drive.

Itinerary

After pick up, we would head to the Cheong Fat Tze Blue Mansion for a historical tour, after the tour we would head to the Penang Municipal Hall an ancient historical architectural building. We would also go to Campbel House to visit their preserved historical building.
We would also stop by for the famous chicken rice stall, where a free meal will be given.
After that you will be taken for a drive around 'Little India Penang' here you get to experience the UNESCO preserved buildings and a slightly different side of the culture in Penang -Indian Culture.
After that, we would drop by for a view of the Penang Bridge which was the 3rd longest bridge in Asia for a view and some photographic moments.
Lastly, we would visit the ancient Khoo Kongsi temple. And then we head back.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: As agreed with the traveler anywhere in Penang.

End location: As agreed with the traveler anywhere in Penang.

Duration: 6 hours

There could be a 20 min delay if there is heavy traffic.

Transportation

A 2002 air conditioned Honda CRV or a 2009 air conditioned Nissan Sentra Sports

What’s Included

Other: -My services as your private tour guide
-Transportation in an air conditioned car
-Entrance tickets to museums
-A complimentary 5 pictures of traveler taken during the tour
-A complimentary meal will be provided -Penang Famous Chicken Rice.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 ringgit - 50 ringgit - Should you decide to purchase souvenirs/gifts or meals.
-meals - 10 ringgit estimated
-souvenirs/gifts 30-40 should be sufficient

What’s Extra

Other: Any personal expenses or souvenirs.

Restrictions

As a licensed guide, I don't have any restrictions.

Private tour guide Raaj

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