[1~4 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang_Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

264807


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car and ferry.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

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

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


The Orang Utans are the three (Borneon, Sumatran & Tapanuli) exclusively Asian species of extant great apes. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, Orang Utans are found only in the rain forests of Borneo and Sumatra.

The Bornean Orang Utans population declined by 50% in the past 60 years. The Sumatran Orang Utans populations declined by 80% in 75 years. Their habitat has decreased rapidly due to logging and forest fires, fragmentation by roads as well as the conversion of vast areas of tropical forest to palm oil plantations in response to international demand.

The trip involves crossing of the NEW Penang Bridge (24km) to Bukit Merah's Orang Utan Foundation and the OLD Penang Bridge (13. 5km) on the way back to Penang Island.

This tour also include a 3 hours' tour in George Town, Penang Island. Please choose from OPTIONS A, B & C.

Tour recommended to passengers of:

-- Star Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Silversea, Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, Celebrity Millennium etc.

Itinerary

Book two full-day car tours and receive free entrance ticket vouchers worth US$20 on the day of tour.

MAIN ITINERARY:

- Cross the NEW Penang Bridge (24km) and travel to the mainland.

- Take a 10-minute ferry (US$10) to Orang Utan Island from Bukit Merah Resort's jetty.

- Get to know the Orang Utans.

- Cross the OLD Penang Bridge (13. 5km) back to Penang Island.

- Lunch (on own expenses).

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Choose EITHER OPTION A, B or C:

OPTION A (recommended):

- Go up to Penang Hill via funicular train (US$8). Enjoy panoramic view of George Town.

OPTION B:

- Kek Lok Si temple + turtle-feeding.

OPTION C:

- Khoo Kongsi (US$3), a Chinese clan house built by the Khoo community in 1904.

- Short walk to "Art Street" & "Children On Bicycle" mural.

- Chew Jetty (waterfront society with various Chinese clans).

### REMEMBER: Please watch the one-minute movie clip.

* All entrance/train tickets NOT included (prices shown in brackets).

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: For cruise ship arrivals: Please see the THIRD photo under VIEW GALLERY for the meeting point in Penang Cruise Centre.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

By car (Honda Civic 1800cc) for up to 4 guests. Air-conditioned car with ABS, air-bags & rear safety belts.

COMFORTABLE - SPACIOUS - LEATHER SEATS

ALTERNATIVES:
The same tour package by a larger TOUR VAN (click here) for up to 12 persons is available.

The same tour package by a LUXURY MPV for up to 4 persons is also available at US$690.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: INCLUDED:
> 8-hour full-day tour *INCLUDING* tour guide fee.
> Petrol, toll and parking fee included.
> Car (Honda Civic 1800cc) for 1 ~ 4 travelers **
> 1 bottle drinking water per person.

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

** 1~4 travelers + 1 tour guide (driver)

+ Once booking is done, you will find my mobile phone number on the booking confirmation. I can be easily reached 24X7 via phone calls, SMS, Whatsapp or Facebook Messenger using my mobile number shown on booking confirmation.

ABOUT PRICE:
> The main tour package price shown on this page is for PER VEHICLE (not per person).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

80 RM$ - This tour package EXCLUDES all meals and entrance/train/trishaw/ferry tickets (if any). All prices of possible tickets involved are indicated in the itinerary on this page. You may pay by yourself at the ticket counters. The tour guide can also pay for you in advance and you may later pay back in USD.

You are also advised to prepare some small cash in Ringgit Malaysia for drinks or souvenirs. For small amount, you may exchange with the tour guide.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: * All meals (on own expenses).
* The based price EXCLUDES all entrance/train/trishaw/ferry tickets (if any).
* Please pay for the tickets yourself at the ticket counters.

FOR TRAVELERS 60 YEARS OLD OR ABOVE:
Please bring along a duplicated copy of your passport. You may enjoy special rates for entrance tickets at certain locations.

DIFFERENT VEHICLE OPTION:
A luxury MPV (Hyundai Starex) for 6 VIPs is also available. Please contact me if you need to UPGRADE the vehicle.

Restrictions

For NATURE TOURS, I am licensed to guide at:

+ Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island
+ K. Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
+ Langkawi mangrove cruise
+ Night firefly-watching cruise
+ Cameron Highlands

I DO NOT guide in any NATIONAL PARK, nor conduct any trekking tour.

A Recent Review of this tour

Our tour in Penang was fabulous. Lawrence was waiting for us at the prearranged time and place on the dockside. Lawrence was an excellent guide, he was very knowledgeable about Penang and the rest of the Malay Peninsula. We drove out of The city and off first to visit the Orangutans, the facility is well run and is not a zoo the animals are rehabilitated and released. We then drove back to Penang for lunch, took the Train to the top of the hill, where the views were spectacular. Thank You Lawrence !
Alexandra Foster

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    375 USD(for up to 4 people) (duration: 8 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    264807


    Categories

    Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.
    You must be able to get in and out of a car and ferry.

    Maximum travelers: 4

    Language(s)

    explanation

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

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