Excursions perfectly enhance your holiday and offer excellent value. Prices are per person.
A half day exploring the “Pearl of the Orient”, from its sandy shores to quaint countryside. Stops include an idyllic fishing village; a cottage industry, to witness the traditional handicraft of batik painting; and the countryside to try rubber tapping. Visit a typical Malay village and the legendary Snake Temple, where pit vipers adorn the altars.
Hill & Temple
This half day tour begins as you ascend Penang Hill by funicular train for the bird's eye view (usually clearer in the afternoon) of George Town. Another highlight is Kek Lok Si, Southeast Asia's largest Buddhist temple. Marvel at the 30-metre high statue of the Goddess of Mercy, the 7-tier 'Thousand-Buddha Pagoda' and the 'Pond of Longevity'. Note: This tour excludes train ticket.
George Town Heritage Tour
Explore the streets of George Town with its famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Make a photo stop at Fort Cornwallis, Penang's most prominent historical fortress and visit the Peranakan Mansion, which houses priceless antique collection and artifacts. Next stop is the Blue Mansion or Cheong Fatt Tze mansion.
Penang Cooking Ckass with Lunch
This unique half day experience begins by visiting a wet market, just like most locals do, to check out the fresh ingredients for cooking. After that proceed to the cooking school located in a tropical spice garden with over 500 species of plants. The Malaysian cooking demonstration is conducted by an award-winning chef in the kitchen which has a stunning view of Teluk Bahang Bay, The tour finishes as you enjoy the food you helped to cook.