Penang City Tour - Penang Hill

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Overview

Penang has perhaps the largest and well preserved colonial-era old town, with excellent examples of Chinese clan houses, colonial homes, public buildings and private mansions. Visit Little India and exciting Chinatown, and make a stop at the world famous Royal Selangor and the Penang Museum. Before the day is over stop at Wat Chayamankalaram to see the big reclining Buddha.

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Take a drive through colonial Georgetown to Fort Cornwallis, the most prominent historical remains of Penang. Learn about the strait settlement history and rich heritage of Penang at the State Museum.

Visit the colorful Little India and the bustling Chinatown before stopping at Royal Selangor to witness the unique art of Pewter craftsmanship. Then, head to Wat Chayamankalaram, which houses one of the world's largest reclining Buddha.

Finally, visit the Penang State Museum, a colonial era-building housing both a museum and an art gallery, showcasing exhibits about the history and heritage of Malaysia, China and Inda. Option to drop off for shopping at Gurney Plaza.

Inclusions for Penang City Tour

  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Round trip hotel transfers

Exclusions for Penang City Tour

  • Food and drink

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Confirmation of this product will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Transfers are NOT available to/from Cruise Port

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • We paid for extra 4 hours tour to cover more sites on the island. Our guide/driver spoke excellent English and was very eager to please us.However,it felt uncomfortable when he almost forcefully took us the shops where he expected us to buy thingsit was clear that he has a personal deal with those places.Still, that was the best way to tour Penang when your time is limited.

  • The tour was excellent organize and the guide was perfect.
    I have only one remark. During the booking my feeling was that I correspond with AI which need more learning.
    I repeatedly received repetitive messages that were unrelated to the issues of refinement. It is good for no FAQ questions to have more human control.
    I wish you success in your business.
    Iossif

  • It was a wonderful tour of Georgetown hitting the highlights with plenty of time to wander
    and great commentary from my guide John. Thank you.

  • We were picked up late from our hotel, not a problem, a communication break down somewhere, however Philip our driver was so enthusiastic and apologetic about the delay he more than made up for it in our half day tour of Penang. We covered a lot of the tourist attractions, along with a wonderful, knowledgeable and detailed history of the area and sights. We had a great morning, a few laughs and now know a lot more about the wonderful history of Penang. Well done Philip.

  • Everything went like clockwork, right from the booking and confirmation stage, and then the actual trip was very good. We were so fortunate as there were only two of us in a car, so were able to stop when we wished and see things that otherwise we may have missed.
    The guide was very knowledgeable, knew his history very well, was easy to understand and had great empathy. Our only issue was the pre Christmas traffic. Absolute chaos. The poor guide had to manage this by changing the route and showing us some sights that were not on the itinerary. We were very happy with that and the traffic did not deter us from completing the trip. Well done to our fantastic guide. We did try to book him again, but as a cruise ship was in port were unable to get further bookings.

  • Fabulous tour with Lawrence - very informative and excellent knowledge of local history

  • A disappointing tour with a poor guide. The tour did not give us the expected introduction to the key sights and heritage of Georgetown.

  • This tour was excellent. Lawrence our guide was friendly and very knowledgeable. Would recommend him any day and trip was great.

  • lovely little city with so much history!

  • City tour very interesting and covered a lot. Guide very informative and helpful

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