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Excursions perfectly enhance your holiday and offer excellent value. Prices are per person.
Round Island from £17
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; a d the countryside for an introduction to tropical spices like clove and nutmeg, local fruits like durian and also to try rubber tapping. Visit a typical Malay village and feel the air of tranquillity, and the legendary Snake Temple, where pit vipers adorn the altars. On the way back, there is the option to be dropped-off at Straits Quay for shopping or dining.
Hill & Temple from £37
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 Georgetown. 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.
Georgetown Heritage Tour from £42
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.
Malaysian Cooking from £92
Half day tour visiting a wet market to check out ingredients then on to the tropical spice garden followed by a Malaysian cooking demonstration.
Excursions from £17pp
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