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Amish Dutta

4.0

its a very beautiful and nice place really recommended to be there,the grandeur of the place is mesmerizing.

Overview

About the Activity:

- The activity includes a four hour guided tour of Penang Hill Temple accompanied by a train ride that takes stops at other major attractions in Penang.

- The other landmarks in this activity mark the exploration of stunning architecture and sculptures of Kek Lok Si Penang and the famous 7 tier pagoda that encompasses a Buddhist temple and around 10,000 Buddhas.

- Gain some deep understanding of the local culture from your informative English speaking guide who promises to explain the history and interesting facts related to all the landmarks covered.

- Boarding the fun and adventurous funicular train imparts great views of Georgetown from the top of Penang Hill. As you overlook the islands and the town from an
elevation of 833 meters above sea level.

About 
Penang Hill and Temple Sightseeing:

Penang is a great destination for a world-class vacation. Famous as the food capital of Malaysia, exploring Penang with a tight schedule can be tough but not impossible. Penang was featured in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites in the year 2008 for its cultural site and natural beauty. A simple four hour trip around Penang can wander you around the nooks and crannies of Penang which are soaked in history and feature some renowned key attractions such as
Penang Hill Temple, Kek Lok Si Penang, the popular 7 tier pagoda with around 10,000 Buddhas and a temple, etc.

Your journey can further be topped with an adventurous funicular train ride imparting some incredible views of the Georgetown from Penang hills. The 30.2-meter bronze statue of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy is another unique landmark in the town that you must not miss. Penang can be explored on a compact tour where you can hit major key sights.

Itinerary:

- 9:00am hotel pick up
- 10:00am Kek Lok Si Temple
- 11:00am Penang Hill Funicular Train (train ride included)
- 12:00pm 7 Tier Pagoda of 10,000 Buddhas
- Bronze Statue of Goddess
- 1:00pm drop off at your hotel

Timing:

- Morning: 9:00am-1:00pm
- Afternoon: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Activity

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  • Penang Hill and Temple Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • English speaking guide & driver
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  • Return transfer from your hotel (complimentary for guests staying within Georgetown and Batu Ferringhi, for hotel pick up/drop off outside of this area incurs a charge of RM85 per wagon per way, payable directly to the driver)

Transport

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  • Shared Vehicle

Things To Carry

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  • Valid Photo ID Proof
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  • Camera

Advisory

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  • You can present either a printed or mobile voucher for this activity.
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  • You will need to present a valid ID or travel document to participate.
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  • The voucher is valid only for the specified tour date and time.
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  • Please arrive in the hotel lobby at least 10 minutes before scheduled departure. As this is a shared transfer, please be patient in case of unforeseen delays along the pick-up route.
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  • Child ticket is applicable for children between the ages of 3 to 11.

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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    its a very beautiful and nice place really recommended to be there,the grandeur of the place is mesmerizing.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What attractions are there at Penang hill temple?

      The Penang Hill Temple is regarded as one of the most popular destinations for a spiritual sojourn in Penang, Malaysia. This is a 7-tiered temple housing 10,000 Buddhas perched upon the Penang Hill. One can marvel at the 30.2-meter bronze statue of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. This temple is regarded as an extremely holy and spiritual place of significance for the people of Penang.

      One can witness a bird’s eye view of Penang city from a height of 833 meters above sea level. A train line operates to take one to the hilltop and help explore the place. One can see Penang's stunning landscapes and architectural sights and marvel at the beauty of local temple sculptures.

    2. What is the best time to visit Penang hill temple?

      The Penang hill temple can be visited anytime during the year as it is open 365 days in a year. However, it is suggested to avoid the monsoon season to have a better view of the neighboring areas and explore the various temples and pagodas of Penang seamlessly.

    3. How do I get to Penang hill temple?

      An English speaking local guide will meet you at the Hotel lobby for a pick-up and accompanies you till you travel till the foothills of Penang hill. One needs to take the Penang Hill Furnicular Train to go up to the hilltop to visit the 7 Tier pagoda and the 10,000 Buddhas along with a panoramic view of the city.

    4. Is it allowed to take pictures at Penang hill temple?

      The authorities at the Kek Lok Si Temple Penang allow the visitors to carry a camera and take pictures of the temple to create unforgettable memories.

    5. What are the inclusions in the package?

      The package includes an English speaking guide and driver and returns transfer from the Hotel of stay. It is complimentary for guests staying within Georgetown and Batu Ferringhi, for hotel pick up/drop off outside of this area incurs a charge of RM85 per wagon per way, payable directly to the driver.

    6. How and where can I redeem my E-voucher?

      -You can present either a printed or mobile voucher for this activity.
      -You will need to present a valid ID or travel document to participate in this tour.
      -The voucher is valid only for the specified tour date and time.

    7. Is there an entry ticket at Penang hill temple?

      There are entry tickets to enter Penang Hill which can cover a tour of the temples and pagodas on the hilltop. Thus entry tickets are not specific to Kek Lok Si Temple Penang.

    8. What document to carry before visiting Penang hill temple?

      One needs to carry e-vouchers or printed voucher of the booking and also carry relevant Identity cards and travel documents.

    9. Can we take food at Penang hill temple?

      Food is not allowed inside the Hill temple premises.

    10. Is there a guided tour at Penang hill temple?

      An English speaking guide will accompany to from the start till the end of the Kek Lok Si Temple Penang tour helping you explore, understand and appreciate the beauty of Penang Hill.

    11. What is the age criteria for child ticket?

      - Children below 2 years can avail free entry to Penang Hill Temple.
      - Children between the age group of 3- 11 years need to avail child tickets to visit the temple.

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