Kek Lok Si Temple and Penang Hill Tour

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Kek Lok Si Temple and Penang Hill Tour highlights

  • Explore the grandeur of Kek Lok Si Temple, one of Southeast Asia's largest and most stunning Buddhist temples, renowned for its intricate architecture.

  • Ascend to the peak of Penang Hill via the funicular ride and be captivated by breathtaking panoramic views of Georgetown and the lush green landscapes.

  • Delve into the rich Buddhist heritage at Kek Lok Si, witnessing the impressive pagodas, serene prayer halls, and vibrant gardens.

  • Stroll through the scenic trails of Penang Hill, enjoying the cool, refreshing air and discovering the historical and natural wonders, including colonial bungalows, diverse flora, and fauna.


Penang Hill Funicular Train Station
Unnamed Road, 11500 Bukit Bendera, Penang, Malaysia

Kek Lok Si Temple and Penang Hill Tour cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation is made 1 days or more before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellation is made within 1 days before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In the event of unforeseen weather conditions, union issues, government restrictions, or any other circumstances beyond human control, certain trips or activities may be cancelled. In such cases, alternate feasible options will be provided. However, a cash refund will not be available.
INR 3,000
INR 4,200

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Kek Lok Si Temple and Penang Hill Tour overview

Discover Penang's beauty with our "Kek Lok Si Temple and Penang Hill Tour." Visit Kek Lok Si, one of Southeast Asia's largest Buddhist temple, featuring the Seven-Tier Pagoda and the majestic Kuan Yin statue. Then, ride the funicular to Penang Hill for stunning panoramic views, explore The Habitat's rainforest, and stroll through colonial-era bungalows. Enjoy expert guidance, seamless transport, and an immersive cultural experience.

About the Kek Lok Si Temple and Penang Hill Tour:

  • Admire the architectural beauty of the Seven-Tier Pagoda, which combines Thai, Chinese, and Burmese styles.
  • Stand in awe of the world's tallest Guan Yin Buddha statue, towering at 30.2 meters.
  • Ascend Penang Hill on a funicular ride, soaking in panoramic views of Penang Island and the lush landscapes surrounding the hill.
  • Wander through historical colonial bungalows and sites that date back to Penang's colonial era, offering a glimpse into the island’s rich past.

Kek Lok Si Temple and Penang Hill Tour faqs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Can we take food at Penang hill temple?

Food is not allowed inside the Hill temple premises.

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.

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.