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Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

This is a guided tour and it let you have the flexibility to pick and choose attractions that you like. You will be spoilt for choices. For a 4 hours visit from port or hotel or airport, you may select to go to some 2-4 attractions from the list below. You choose the places and dictate the time to spend at each attraction. Either visit the attraction to your heart fills, or simply take picture from the outside without entering, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take the comfort of viewing from the car. If you do not have a clue where to go, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go.

You pick some 2-4 attractions/activities from the list in tour details. Penang is a land of charm and you will be surprised what it got to offer and you wish you stop by here longer!

per adult from

$75

AUD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Professional Guide
    • Transport by Private Vehicle
    • Hotel/Port Pickup Dropoff
    • Parking Fees
    What's excluded :
    • Meals
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Penang Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Pinang Peranakan Mansion
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera Air Itam, George Town, Penang Island 11500 Malaysia

    Since the British first settled here, they had always yearn for respite from the depressing heat, thus they set sight on the highest peak in Penang i.e. Penang Hill or locally known as Bukit Bendera. They built a railway up the hill and bungalows for retreat during weekend. Here we can see the legacy of the bungalows left behind by the British beside experiencing a colder climate compared to lowland. See 360 degree view of George Town, Love Lock, Ginger Garden and monkeys!

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kek Lok Si Temple, 1000-L, Tingkat Lembah Ria 1, Air Itam, Penang Island 11500 Malaysia

    During the British era the Chinese flourished and thrived. They practiced their religion steadfastly and built many temples that rivaled those in China, if not better! One of the better one is Kek Lok Si, better described as the largest Buddhist's theme park in South East Asia. Learn all about Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism at the temple. There is a saying here in Penang - "you have not been to Penang if you have not been to Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si".

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Penang Botanical Gardens, Jalan Air Terjun, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    Penang Botanic Gardens are the Pride of Penang. This beautifully manicured lush 50 hectare park of tropical forest, also known as Waterfall Gardens. Penang Botanical Garden has been a feature of George Town life since it was established way back in 1884. One advantage that Penang Botanical Garden has over the others is its wonderful setting with Penang Hill as a backdrop and a cascading stream running through it to provide some welcome cooling breezes. Here see cannonball trees, agar wood, poisonous ipoh tree, mahogany and long tail macaque monkeys.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: George Town World Heritage Incorporated, No. 116 & 118 Lebuh Acheh, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

    See the legacy buildings built during the British colonial era from 1800 to 1942. Here listen to stories about Fort Cornwallis and its virgin cannon, Penang war of WW1 at the War Cenotaph. Take a picture or two of City Hall and Town Hall, and take in the breeze at the Straits of Malacca, the longest straits in the world..

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pinang Peranakan Mansion, 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

    See the former house built by a Chinese Captain, Mr. Chung Keng Kwee, called the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. This elite house full of antiques and collectibles from east and west, featured many recollection memories when the Chinese immigrants inter-marriage with the locals and created a fusion of east meets locals, hence a new tradition was borne. It is also a popular shooting location of choice for Malaysian, Singaporean and Chinese movies.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Street Art in George Town, Street Art in, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia

    We will go murals art hunting by visiting 3-4 of Penang famous street art murals by Ernest Zacharevic from Lithuania in back alleys. See "Children on Bicycle", "Boy Climbing Wall", "Boy on Motorcycle"and "Boy with Pet Dinosaur". The arts are lively and interesting, literally jumps out for your attention.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island Malaysia

    Have a stroll in the beach for the best sunset or sunrise experience. Take a picture or two, and then in the evening bargain for bargain in night markets.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in Penang Island, Penang Cruise Port and Penang International Airport.Airports
    • Penang Intl Airport, Malaysia
    Ports
    • Port Swettenham Penang
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • No Serious Medical Conditions
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • We follow strictly the latest Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and guidelines from Malaysian National Security Authority and Ministry of Health Malaysia.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Active Dynamics

Activity ID: V-103531P7

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