Private Tour: Full Day Center Penang Island Tour - Penang Hill

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, We do offer Pickup & drop off all hotels around George town area, Cruise Ship port, Airport. Outside of George town pickup required extra payment., ,
  • Return Details :
    To your hotel in George Town area only. (Not to outside of George town)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Overview

Enjoy the best of Penang on a private day tour with a local English speaking guide. Discovering its heritage buildings and temples and enjoy the fantastic aerial views at Penang Hills. With a knowledgeable guide, admire Buddhist temples, see beautiful Kuan Yin Statue at Kek Lok Si Temple and admire local market with various delicious hawker food.

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, George Town, Penang Island, Penang
Our tour guide will pick you up around 9am from your hotel lobby head to Wat Chayamangkalaram, located at George Town. The Reclining Buddha Temple is also known as the Sleeping Buddha by the locals. Behind the Reclining Buddha, you can see there are many niches, containing the ashes of devotees. There is also a small Thai village and Thai cemetery just behind the temple. You will spend some time here to appreciate this beautiful temple and peaceful atmosphere before proceed to Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, George Town, Penang Island, Penang
Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple, the first Buddhist temple in Penang, built in 1805. There's a series of panel paintings on the life of the Buddha lining the walkways, the characters dressed in typical Burmese costume, while inside typically round-eyed, serene-faced Burmese Buddha statues stare out at worshipers.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Penang Botanical Gardens, George Town, Penang Island, Penang
Next, proceed to Penang Botanical Garden, also known as the Waterfall Gardens because of the cascading waterfall nearby. Many visitors and locals visit the garden to escape the heat of the busy city and enjoy walks or relax in the tranquil gardens.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Penang Hill, George Town, Penang Island, Penang
After lunch, we continue our day tour to Penang Hill. Upon arrival, you will take a funicular train up to the hill top and get a bird eye view of Penang Island. Habitat is located next to the Hindu temple and we strongly recommend you go there and look carefully for the breathtaking views. Once we return back to the ground, we visit to Ayer Itam Market to experience the local lifestyle or buy some souvenir. If time permitting, stop at the hawker stall for famous Penang Assam Laksa (at your own expenses).
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam, Penang Island, Penang
Next move on to Kek Lok Si Temple, you will see the 36.5 meter high bronze statue of Kuan Yin (Guanyin), the Goddess of Mercy. After spending some time walking around the Kuan Yin statue, you can take the road to walk down towards the pagoda, which is officially known as Bon Po Thar. Be amazed with the Kek Lok Si Pagoda as how it was built. The base of the pagoda was built in a Chinese style, the center part is Thai and top part is Burmese. Take some beautiful photos, enjoy the peaceful and calm atmosphere with cool breeze before we head down to the ground.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Ibox Glass Museum Penang, George Town, Penang Island, Penang
You will then head back to George Town and visit Penang Glass Museum. You will see various glass making processes or buy some souvenir made from glass. Our driver will transfer you back to your hotel safely with a wonderful experience in Penang.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Private Air conditioned transportation by Car/Minivan
  • English speaking experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off (George Town centrally located)/ Cruise Ship Port
  • All Taxes & service charge
  • Entry/Admission - Penang Botanical Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Penang Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Pinang Peranakan Mansion

Exclusions

  • Food, lunch and beverages
  • Any other things not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Great discount is available for children (1-12 years)

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please wear comfortable walking shoes

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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