Tour through Penang: the Pearl of the Orient

Deffrey Chuah

Tour through Penang: the Pearl of the Orient

Spoken in: English, 中文, Malay, Malayalam

( 23 reviews ) star City tour Penang 1 - 4 watch_later 7 hours
  • • The largest buddist temple in southeast asia
  • • 360 degree view of penang on top of the Penang hill
  • • Floating wodden house on the sea

You will be picked up anywhere in: Penang

What you can expect

Penang is known as the pearl of the orient. On every street corner of this beautiful city, you will find a little pieces of heritage, culture, or a stunning view at the beach. We will visit a number of the highlights of the city that will show how amazing this place is during your private tour of the city.

You can fully explore the beauty of this island together with me and try out some famous local Malaysian dishes in Penang!

This is the plan

Visit to Kek Lok Si which is the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and arguably one of the most famous in Penang. The 30.2m bronze statue of Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy, is yet another popular highlight. 
Visit to penang hill by cable car to enjoy the birdview of whole penang city from (2,733 ft) above sea level and enjoy the breeze of cold air on the top of Penang.
Lunch time- Try delicious Penang Asam Laksa which was ranked 7th in CNN’s World Top 10 Yummiest Food and famous Chendol located at Penang Road
Visit Penang Peranakan Mansion. It is the typical home of a rich Baba of a century ago is recreated to offer a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions with over 1,000 pieces of antiques and collectibles of the era on display.
Head to Clan Jetty, situated close to Penang ferry terminal and part of George Town’s heritage legacy. You will wonder around to see some old unique wooden houses and shops stilts on the waters. You can get some local handmade souvenir and take some beautiful photos here.
Proceed to Penang most famous wall mural “Little Children on a Bicycle” and walk around the Armenian street and explore the street art
Proceed to the longest cafe at Penang. We can have some drinks and cakes here. It is a traditional compound of 3 heritage buildings, linked by an open air courtyard and converted into 14 spaces comprising shops, cafes, restaurant, galleries, live music and bakery. They served very delicious home-made cakes and good coffees.
You will be transferred back to your hotel safely after a wonderful experience in Penang.

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City tour details

Private City tour
Mode of transport
7 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 4 persons
Meeting point
George Town
Guest pick-up
included (free of charge)
within 48 hours
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
checkA/C Car
check1 non alcoholic drinks
Not included
closeEntrance fee

Deffrey Chuah

23 reviews

My name is Deffrey Chuah. I am 26 years old and I love to meet new friends and backpackers from other countries. As I am a backpacker myself, I know what backpackers want when they travel to a country. I hope you can trust my service and enjoy the tours I am offering. I speak English, Chinese, Cantonese, Hokkien and Malaysian. Travelling is totally fun, especially with a local!"

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