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Penang Tour Packages

Penang is a small Island in the nation of Malaysia with a rich cultural Heritage. With the best tourist places to visit in Penang, it is home to a many sacred temples, beautiful beaches and preserved forests. There are so many things to do in the quaint island city. The city has many must see attractions and should try and visit most if not all of these places. But if there’s one thing you must not miss out on are the Trishaw Tours. Trishaw tours are heritage tours operated in Penang. The tour allows you to take a leisure ride and experience the different sights, sounds and scents of Georgetown while visiting a lot of attraction including UNESCO World Heritage Buildings.

A holiday to any new place especially one like Penang is incomplete without a food tour. Penang is a world heritage site so naturally tourists are interested in indulging themselves in the Malaysian Cuisine, which in Inspired by Chinese and Indian Cuisines. If you are an avid fan of street art and graffiti, then you must head to Georgetown and book a street at tour. The tourism authority in George Town has prepared maps to help visitors see as much of the street art as possible, from the murals to the ironworks that dot the walls of this quaint colonial city. You would have never seen anything so well organized, and though it doesn't cover ALL the street art locations, the maps are pretty comprehensive and can serve as a good guide to find more. the maps and promotion of street art in George Town will leave you impressed. And a lot of thanks goes to the effort of the local government. Another exciting activity to do in Penang would be to book a wildlife experience. Be it a visit to the Orangutan Island, Monkey Beach, Penang National park etc. We have a selection of the best tourist places to visit in Penang for a memorable vacation here.

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    Penang
    h16 Hours

    About the Activity: Spend a day touring the beautiful Penang, Malaysia's 'Pearl of the Orient' which carries a natural beauty and cultural splendor like no other place.Start your trip at 6.00 AM after getting picked up from your hotel from the mentioned location KLCC, Bukit Bintang, Chinatown and get dropped at the tour locality.Embark on this Penang tour journey that will take you the Island's key attractions.Marvel at the quaint charm of trishaws pedalling past watermarked Chinese shop houses, blue joss smoke and a sting of chilli in the air.Admire the ornate temples, and gold-embroidered saris displayed in shop windows, next to mosques sending a call to the midday prayer.You can also indulge in slick cafes, antiseptic shopping malls, jungles and white beaches to make your tour wholesome. End this amazing trip at 10.00 PM and head back home with lots of memories.

    Very Good 4.0

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    9612


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    Penang
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:If you are foodie, this tour is especially made for you.Being a world heritage site, Penang is a natural choice for the visitors to have sneak peek into the Malaysian cuisine.Start your delicious food tour from CIMB Bank and experience the original Penang born and bred food.During your food tour explore mouthwatering treats like 'Penang Lobak,' 'Appoms,' and 'Kuihs.'You can avail the Brunch Tour which starts at 09:30 am and ends at 01:30 pm or the Dinner Tour which starts at 05:00 pm and ends at 09:00 pm 

    Good 3.0

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    2564


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    George Town
    h4 Hours

    About the Activity:Indulge in this amazing cycling tour in Penang.Reach the start point at around 8 AM and complete the Immigration formalities.At around 8.30 AM start your cycling tour and visit the Chew Jetty, Cheah Kongsi and its street arts.Enjoy a lip-smacking Indian breakfast at around 10 AM, continue your journey and visit Sri Maha Maramman temple, Hock Teik Cheng Sin temple, Masjid Melayu Lebuh Acheh, Hong Kong Shoes Store and the Rice Hawker stalls.At around 12 PM, visit the Fort Cornwallis and head back to Swetteham Pier Port, concluding your tour at around 12.30 PM

    Very Good 4.0

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    3204


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    Penang
    h12 Hours

    About the Activity: If you're looking for something out of the ordinary, The Orang Utan Island is exactly the perfect tour for you.Start your trip at 7.00 AM after getting picked up from your hotel from the mentioned location KLCC, Bukit Bintang, Chinatown and get dropped at the tour locality.Spend some time with the Orang Utan but the twist is that you will have to be in a 100m-long cage tunnel as the Orang Utan move freely.Take a boat trip to this magnificent Island and earn how these creatures live and thrive.Learn how the program aims to develop and promote Orang Utan conservation, propagation.End this exciting tour at 7.30 PM in the evening after getting transferred in a boat.

    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    7209


Attractions

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Turtle Beach

Located in Pulau Perhentian Besar Island or Big Perhentian Island, Turtle Beach, as the name indicates, is famous for its sea turtle preservation and wildlife reserves.

Highlights – During the night hours (from 9PM to 5AM), green turtles are seen coming and laying their eggs on the shores. You can volunteer with various groups to help in incubation of these eggs. This is the widely preferred island amongst all the islands found in Perhentian Island. Snorkelling, scuba diving and sea turtle watching are some of the great experiences that you can get from here. Perfect spot for families and honymooners.

Location – Perhentian Island.

Timings – March to October.

Price – Water taxis are available to this island at RM50 to RM70.
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Penang National Park

Penang National Park was previously popular as the Pantai cheh Forest Reserve. This beautiful site is a known to house 143 fauna species and 417 flora species.

Highlights:
 Located at the north western tip of the Penang island, the Penang National Park acquired the status of a National Park in the April of 2003. It is the first protected area that is legally gazetted under the Malaysia's National Park Act of 1980. You can carry out a range of activities at the Penang National Park. These include the jungle trekking, boat trips, canopy walkaway, camping and visiting the Monkey beach

Location: Penang National Park is located at Pejabat Taman Negara P. Pinang, Jalan Hassan Abbas, Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang, 11050 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Timings: You can visit the park from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM on any day of the week.

Price: Entry to the Penang National Park is free of Price.
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Penang War Museum

Penang War Museum was basically a fort which was built by the British in the 1930s. At present, this fort has been transformed into a museum which was opened for the public in 2002. This structure has been tagged as Southeast Asia’s largest war museum. Penang War Museum is also known as Muzium Perang Pulau Pinang. The beauty of this place is the presence of historical artifacts like cannons and underground military tunnels.

Location:
The Penang War Museum is situated in Bukit Batu Maung.
 
Highlights: The Penang War Museum has ammunition bunkers which are located nine meters below the surface. There are some tunnels which lead to the sea. The tourists can also check out gun emplacements, cookhouses and other interesting structures.

Best Time: The museum is open for the public on all days from 09:00 – 19:00.

Price: The entrance fee is RM15 for Malaysians and RM30 (USD9) for foreigners.


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Little India in Penang

Little India in Penang is basically an ethnic Indian enclave. There is an old Hindu temple called the Sri Mahamariamman Temple. One can easily sense a resemblance after entering the market streets. The tourists might feel that they have entered any market in Delhi, Mumbai or Chennai. The cuisine in Little India is quite famous. This region is also known for its cultural and commercial activities.

Location: Little India is situated at the centre of Penang Heritage zone. It covers an area around three streets namely, Lebuh Queen, Lebuh Chulia and Jalan Pasar.


Highlights: During the festival times like Christmas, Deepavali and Thaipusam, this area gets more vibrant and lively. The tourists can hop on a trishaw from Georgetown to reach little India. One can also rent a scooter or motorbike to cover different sections of this area.

Best Time: One can visit this area anytime.

Price: No Fee.


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Penang Bird Park

The Penang Bird Park is the largest bird sanctuary in Malaysia. This park was built in 1988 which is home to over 300 species of birds. One can easily spot tiny exotic sunbirds along with kingfishers in this sanctuary. There are gigantic eight-feet tall ostriches which are also present in this area. The birds are offered an amazing natural habitat which makes Penang Bird Park a perfect enclosure.

Location: Penang Bird Park is located in Seberang Jaya.



Highlights:
Tourists can spot mandarin ducks, storks, swans, pelicans and flamingos in Penang Bird Park. The whole area has an interesting setup which looks attractive. There are Chinese-style wooden bridges along with natural ponds. Penang Bird Park also has a fine range of plants ranging from lilies, lotus and palm trees.

Best Time: This bird sanctuary is open daily between 9am- 7pm.

Price: The ticket price for adults is RM 38. For children, the ticket price is RM 20.


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Clan Jetties

A part of the Penang heritage trail, Clan jetties is a conglomeration of six jetties. It was one of the last Chinese settlements on the island which is still home to various Chinese clans. The name of every jetty has been kept after a Chinese clan. The place offers plenty of Kodak moments to visitors, especially the Chew jetty.

Location: The Clan jetties are located straight down from Lebuh Chulia at Pengkalan Weld Quay.

Highlights: Tourist friendly aura and stilt houses await the keen eye of travelers. There is a temple which is worth watching. None of the people here pay any taxes to this day as they contend that they are not living on land. The place has a rich history associated with its existence.

Best time: Be wary of the fact that people still live here. So travelling here during the evenings is best for clicking best shots.

Price: No entry fee.

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Penang Tropical Fruit Farm

The Penang Tropical Fruit Farm is an exemplary proof of Malaysia’s 370 species of edible fruits which include some very exotic ones too that entice even the fussiest eaters. The fruit farm preserves the green heritage of Malaysia. It contributes to the future generations as plantation of local as well as fruits from around the world is done at these farms.

Location: The Penang Tropical Fruit Farm is located at Jalan Teluk Bahang in George Town, Malaysia.

Highlights: The farm sprawls across an area of 25 acres. More than 250 types of tropical and sub-tropical fruits are planted here. The quality of plantation and the dedication of the workers here contribute to the fruitful results, literally. You are most welcome to relish the taste of numerous tropical fruits.

Best time: The farm opens daily between 9 to 6 PM. A breezy day will be best to travel.

Price: 10 RM for adults and free for children.


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Tanjung Bungah Beach

Half an hour drive from Georgetown sits this beautiful beachside in the suburb of Tanjung Bungah. Despite being a sleepy fishing village, Tanjung Bungah has become popular among the tourists due it its accessibility from the main and world-class scenic resorts. If you visit Malaysia and want to try the adventure water sports then this place should be on your bucket list as it’s the Mecca of adventure.


 Highlights:  Tourists can explore the famous Tanjung Bungah Market and pay a visit to the Floating mosque. Once can also book a cruise and set on a day expedition to the Blue Whale sighting location.  If you are an adventure junkie then there are lots of adventure lined up for you, there are water sport activity which happens through the year.

 Location: It is located in the suburbs of Penang, in the northeast Penang Island.

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What You Should Know More About Tours in Penang

  • Which are the famous temples to visit in Penang?

    Penang is a small Island in the nation of Malaysia with a rich cultural Heritage. It is also home to a many sacred temples, beautiful beaches and preserved forests.

    Here is a list of famous temples to visit in Penang.

    1) Kek Lok Si Temple

    2) Burmese Buddhist Temple

    3) Kuan Yin Temple

    4) Nattukottai Chettiar Temple

    5) Snake Temple

    6) Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple

    7) Han Jiang Ancestral Temple

    8) Sri Mahamariamman Temple

    9) Kuil Arulmigu Karumariamman

  • What’s so different about doing a heritage trishaw tour?

    Trishaw tours are heritage tours operated in Penang. The tour allows you to take a leisure ride and experience the different sights, sounds and scents of Georgetown while visiting a lot of attraction including UNESCO World Heritage Buildings.

    Here is a list of places you will visit your heritage trishaw tour:

    1) Fort Cornwallis

    2) Tanjung City Marina

    3) Clan Jetties

    4) Khoo Kongsi

    5) Acheh street

    6) Islamic Museum

    7) Yao Kongsi Temple

    8) Kapitan Keling Mosque

    9) Goddess of Mercy Temple

    10) Penang State Museum

    11) Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

  • What are the top attractions to see on a sightseeing tour in Penang?

    Penang is a small Island in the nation of Malaysia with a rich cultural Heritage. It is also home to a many sacred temples, beautiful beaches and preserved forests. The city has many must see attractions and should try and visit most if not all of these places.

    Here is a list of top attractions to see on a sightseeing tour in Penang.

    1) Penang Hill

    2) Kek Lok Si Temple

    3) Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

    4) Escape Adventureland

    5) Adventure Zone Theme Park

    6) Made in Penang Interactive Museum

    7) Penang War Museum

    8) Fort Cornwallis

    9) Penang Khoo Khongsi

    10) Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram

  • Which are the best areas for a Penang food and drink tour?

    A holiday to any new place especially one like Penang is incomplete without a food tour. Penang is a world heritage site so naturally tourists are interested in indulging themselves in the Malaysian Cuisine, which in Inspired by Chinese and Indian Cuisines.

    Here is list of the best areas for a Penang food and drink tour.

    1) CIMB Bank

    2) George Town

    3) Ayer Itam Market

  • Should I visit George Town for a street art tour?

    If you are an avid fan of street art and graffiti, then you must head to Georgetown and book a street at tour. The tourism authority in George Town has prepared maps to help visitors see as much of the street art as possible, from the murals to the ironworks that dot the walls of this quaint colonial city. You would have never seen anything so well organized, and though it doesn't cover ALL the street art locations, the maps are pretty comprehensive and can serve as a good guide to find more. the maps and promotion of street art in George Town will leave you impressed. And a lot of thanks goes to the effort of the local government.

  • What are the best wildlife experiences in Penang?

    Another exciting activity to do in Penang would be to book a wildlife experience. Be it a visit to the Orangutan Island, Monkey Beach, Penang National park etc.

    Here is a list of best wildlife experiences in Penang.

    1) Private Tour: Orangutan Island and Mangrove Forest Day Trip from Penang

    2) Monkey Beach Excursion including BBQ Lunch from Penang

    3) Penang National Park Half-Day Trek

    4) A Rustic Experience in Taiping from Penang

    5) Private Tour: Spice Garden and Entopia Butterfly Farm in Penang

    6) Penang Hill Habitat Nature Walk Including Lunch

    7) Private Tour: Orangutan Island, Taiping Zoo and Perak Museum from Penang

  • Which are the best beaches to visit in Penang?

    A beach visit is a must do while visiting the city of Penang. It has some excellent beaches white sand beaches for swimming, snorkelling etc.

    Here is a list of the best beaches to visit in Penang:

    1) Batu Ferringhi Beach

    2) Tanjung Bungah

    3) Teluk Kampi Beach

    4) Pulau Kendi

    5) Gertak Sanggul

    6) Pasir Panjang

    7) Teluk Bahang

    8) Pulau Jerejak / Jerejak Island

    9) Monkey Beach

    10) Pantai Kerachut

    11) Pantai Kerachut

    12) Pulau Aman

  • When is the best time to visit the Penang National Park?

    Penang National Park is the smallest National Park in the world. But the saying size doesn’t matter aptly applies to this small but wondrous national park. The park has its own rainforest and beaches. It is an ideal place for bird spotting, wildlife, fishing, camping, jungle trekking, or even just to relax on one its many gorgeous beaches.

    If you want to see migratory birds in the park, then the best time to visit is from September to April.

    If you want to see the nesting of the Green Turtle, then the best time to visit is from April to August.

  • Which are the best Penang heritage cycling tours to do?

    Cycling Tours are an excellent way to enjoy not only the city of Penang but also the beautiful countryside.

    Here is a list of the best Penang heritage cycling tours.

    1) Half-Day Penang Countryside Cycling Tour

    2) Half-Day Guided Bicycle Tour of Penang Countryside

    3) Penang Tour Georgetown’s Hidden Gems via Bicycle

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