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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes
We follow strictly the latest Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and guidelines from Malaysian National Security Authority and Ministry of Health Malaysia.
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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!
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Penang Hill
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Kek Lok Si Temple
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Penang Botanical Gardens
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    George Town World Heritage Incorporated
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 5
    Pinang Peranakan Mansion
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Street Art in George Town
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 7
    Batu Ferringhi Beach
    Stop: 60 minutes
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Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Professional Guide
  • Transport by Private Vehicle
  • Hotel/Port Pickup Dropoff
  • Parking Fees
Exclusions
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Penang Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Pinang Peranakan Mansion
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • No Serious Medical Conditions
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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grahamashmore47 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom1 contribution
Vincent our driver/guide tailored the tour to our specific requirements. He was very knowledgeable and good company. We decided only to look at places in Georgetown which is a really interesting place
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from LoveTravel826107, Manager at Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes
Responded 24 Jan. 2020
Thanks Graham. We are glad you like George Town, a place we called home. Wish you all the best. Cheers.
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Angela S wrote a review Jan. 2020
Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
I booked this tour as a way to quickly see the city. Jesse was extremely prompt in a clean, modern, air-conditioned vehicle. Jesse customised the tour exactly to my interests and her knowledge and experience is second to none. I got to experience all the best of beautiful Penang
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Response from LoveTravel826107, Manager at Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes
Responded 11 Jan. 2020
Thanks Angela for the review. We are a group of passionate and dedicated local tour guides, always be ever accommodating and welcoming to guests from all over the world to a place we called home. Tell your friends and relatives about Penang and jet set in for some actions in this fascinating place. Happy days ahead and Cheers.
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KSB_goings wrote a review Jan. 2020
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Our guide, Ang, showed us top sights in Penang while providing just the right amount of historical context. The half-day unfolded like a well planned story, and ending it at a "hawker center" was a delicious treat. The quality was worth the price.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from LoveTravel826107, Manager at Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes
Responded 6 Jan. 2020
Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. Have a nice day ahead. Cheers
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Raquel A wrote a review Dec. 2019
6 contributions
Mark Lee was our tour guide for the flexible half day tour. He's the best! I was completely surprised by how patient, enthusiastic and knowledgeable he is. Honestly, I wasn't expecting much for the tour but with Mark, he made it a very interesting and enjoyable tour. He's very
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Response from LoveTravel826107, Manager at Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes
Responded 23 Dec. 2019
Thanks for the review. It is indeed refreshing to be guided by passionate tour guide like Mark Lee. We strive to delight our customers always and your review spur us to do better. Thanks for your business and time. Cheers.
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w29rab wrote a review Dec. 2019
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom1 contribution
Our guide Lam was great,he was very enthusiastic and explained everything,, he managed to get us front seats on the funicular railway both ways which was no mean feat,the photos he has sent us have been really good. All in a fantastic trip thank you.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from LoveTravel826107, Manager at Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes
Responded 9 Dec. 2019
Thanks Margaret. Glad you enjoyed the tour with Lam. We strived for the best to our clients. All the best to you. Cheers
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37hughm
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Peng Full Day Flexi Tour with Lee
Lee was a very informative guide, he has a lot of passion for Penangs history, fantastic day! We were shown around
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Travelhungry059
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Personalized day in George Town
We booked a tour with this company the day before and they responded quickly and professionally. Our guide, Eng Se
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TFO25
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Perfect Flexible Day
Our tour guide was prompt and incredibly knowledgeable. After the Orang Utan Island tour, he brought us to taste s
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774savannahg
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Our highlight of Penang
This was hands down - the highlight of our trip to Penang. A great company, we booked the day trip only 24hrs befor
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Wander19952178987
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Awesome Experience at Penang!
Tour Guide Lester ( Lam Meng) was very knowledgeable and super nice . He even offered special coconut water from lo
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David F
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Penang private tour
Great day with our tour guide. Saw everything there was to see in Penang. Great lunch at the Hawker center.
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Cruiser26516530433
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Excellent
My daughter and I had a memorable tour contacted by Mr.Lee.Information on the sights was in depth,small details of
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Roving36648127946
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Amazing Day
We chose this trip because it was private and flexible and the times worked well with our cruise itinerary during o
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Howard T
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Penang with Jackie
Our guide Jackie was terrific. He was well organized, very knowledgeable and he took so many great pictures of me a
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evelynv729
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Our guide was enthusiastic and had a depth of knowledge
KS Lee our guide was great. We chose to visit Penang Hill which, whilst very interesting, used up a significant chu
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U2501WPtm
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Wonderful!
My guide Tiger was awesome. I had an ambitious list of temples I wanted to see and we hit them all and even some
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ginacolada
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Comprehensive Cultural tour of Georgetown
K S Lee was our tour manager taking us to Georgetown for the day . Mr Lee was able to tailor the tour to our liking
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tianatigs21
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6 hour penang highlights
It was simply Stunning. It was an amazing experience especially penang hills. As our family we were really happy
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Ivo D
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Exceeded our expectations
Our guide was amazing! (EngSeong) he contacted me through WhatsApp before our arrival to the cruise terminal so we
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lovetogetawayoften
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Excellent customized tour!
Our guide Eng was excellent! He listened carefully to us and made sure we got to see all of the things we wanted to
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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