George Town, PenangâÂÂs UNESCO-listed capital, is one of the most interesting and colorful cities in Malaysia. Explore this multicultural enclaveÂ on foot while viewing itsÂ well-preserved heritage buildings. You'll learn the history of George Town and Penang from your guide. If you'd like, opt to take a leisurely ride aboard a trishaw âÂÂ also called a beca or jinrikisha (own expense).
After pickup from your Penang Island hotel, walk with your guide on a 4-hour tour of George Town.Â Exploring on foot will give you better insight into this UNESCO World Heritage site.
HeadÂ toward the State Assembly building and onto the so-called 'Street of Harmony' into one of the most interesting areas of Penang. View the different roofs of Chinese society; stop by religious buildings such as St Georgeâs Church, Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin) Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple, and Kapitan Keling Mosque; and visit the Pinang Peranakan Mansion (entrance fee included). Along the walk, stop at one of the Hindu flower stalls and learn the art of flower garland making.
Continue with photo stops at aÂ collection of street art and wall paintings. Then hop on an enchanting beca for aÂ trishaw ride (own expense). You're ferried through narrow lanes offering a closer view of George TownÂ at a relaxing pace, stopping virtually anywhere to allow you to take pictures of interesting sights.Â
Your half-day morning tour concludes with hotel drop-off at midday.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Wear comfortable walking shoes, hat/cap and sunglasses during hot, sunny day
Bring your own drinking water