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Private Tour: Full Day Center Penang Island Tour

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    Stop At: Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, 17, Lorong Burma, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    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, 24 Lorong Burmah, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    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, Jalan Air Terjun, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    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, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera Air Itam, George Town, Penang Island 11500 Malaysia

    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, 1000-L, Tingkat Lembah Ria 1, Air Itam, Penang Island 11500 Malaysia

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

    Lastly visit the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, the former house of a Chinese Captain, and see a remarkable collection of memorabilia and artifacts.

    Once you finished above things our guide will drop off at your hotel/ Cruise port safely.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    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.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    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
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    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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

    Thanks Mohammed for a fantastic day! Mohammed was the perfect tour guide for the day. He was ver concerned about what we liked and did not like specially because of the kids. He even suggested the upside down museum that was a perfect stop for...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Lola P
    Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

    If you want to see all the sights in a limited time then this trip is for you. Mohammed was lovely and very knowledgeable about the history of Penang. He drove well and we enjoyed ourselves immensely. The tour loses a star because we had...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank 488helenr
    Reviewed 15 August 2019 via mobile

    Great opportunity to explore the main sites in Penang Island. Muhammad Firdauz is highly knowledgeable of the history and past of the city. Recommended!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank anetharosemena
    Reviewed 7 May 2019

    Mohammed gave us a wonderful private, full day tour of Penang. He was very knowledgeable and friendly, accommodated our needs (we were a group of three, two of whom are seniors), and gave us a lot of historical perspective, which we liked. I would highly...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank tuningout
    Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

    My husband and I made this tour with George on Dec 28. George was an incredible guide, very attentive, always providing information and trying to make the most of the tour for us. The only thing we didn’t like was that it took us 2,5...More

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    13 February 2019|
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    Yes, We offer free pickup/drop off services at Cruise port terminal.
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