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Guided Tour of Cheong Fatt Tze's Blue Mansion in George Town

Guided Tour of Cheong Fatt Tze's Blue Mansion in George Town

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Learn about a life of grandeur in 19th-century Penang on a tour of Cheong Fatt Tze, aka the Blue Mansion. Book admission to the famed George Town landmark and gain insight into its eclectic architecture and heritage, based on the lavish lifestyle of its former resident.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.35
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$6.35

Penang George Town All-In-One Heritage Tour By Bicycle & Trishaw (Metro Bike)

Penang George Town All-In-One Heritage Tour By Bicycle & Trishaw (Metro Bike)

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Join this easy and relax bike tour around George Town with our informative English speaking local guide. Learn about the history, religions and characteristics of this wonderful city while paddle through the local streets and heritage buildings. Enjoy famous and delicious local food and get some inside tips from friendly locals.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.35
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$58.35

Half-Day George Town History Private Tour

Half-Day George Town History Private Tour

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Discover George Town with an expert guide on a half-day, private tour of the city’s top highlights. You’ll see the bustling Clan Jetties and the Khoo Kongsi clan house, then tour a pair of important Buddhist temples, learning about local history and culture along the way. This 3.5-hour tour offers the flexibility and personal service of a private guide, and includes round-trip hotel transfers in the George Town area. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.11
Price varies by group size
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$64.11
Price varies by group size

Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

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This is a guided tour and it let you have the flexibility to pick and choose attractions that you like. You will be spoilt for choices. For a 4 hours visit from port or hotel or airport, you may select to go to some 2-4 attractions from the list below. You choose the places and dictate the time to spend at each attraction. Either visit the attraction to your heart fills, or simply take picture from the outside without entering, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take the comfort of viewing from the car. If you do not have a clue where to go, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You pick some 2-4 attractions/activities from the list in tour details. Penang is a land of charm and you will be surprised what it got to offer and you wish you stop by here longer!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Penang Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple

Penang Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple

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Your private tour of Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple, the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas, is guaranteed to be a memorable one. Take a trip on the funicular railway up Penang Hill and experience the beauty that surrounds you on this half-day tour. Your local guide will share insight and history about the stunning hill country, the city of Georgetown and distant mainland Malaysia, as well as background on one of Southeast Asia’s most incredible Buddhist temples—known for its seven-tiered pagoda.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.12
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$67.12

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Penang "Old" Street Food Tour (Breakfast-Brunch-Lunch) by Bicycle and Trishaw

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A unique heritage food trail bringing you to the intriguing nooks and corners of Penang, showcasing Penang’s street food of YESTERYEARS with heirloom food recipes handed down from past generations some almost a century old. Exquisite tantalising flavours for the taste buds from wonderful savouries to sweets. Experience the exotic ingredients, cooking styles, textures and local tastes. Penang is famously synonymous with good food of overwhelming varieties and tastes. First time ever to be carried out in Penang, an experience not to be missed!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.16
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$46.16

Orang Utan Island and Taiping from Penang

Orang Utan Island and Taiping from Penang

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Get an up close look at the endangered orangutan on this incredible tour of Orangutan Island, Taiping Zoo and Perak Museum from Penang. Experience some of the area’s most stunning natural highlights and learn more about local wildlife from your professional guide. You’ll walk through the Taiping Lake Gardens and wander the halls of Perak Museum, plus enjoy the air-conditioned comfort and convenience of your vehicle.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$133.85
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$133.85

Georgetown Sightseeing Tour

Georgetown Sightseeing Tour

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Explore colonial history and heritage in Penang’s ancient capital city on this private 4-hour sightseeing tour in Georgetown. Take a scenic drive through downtown Georgetown with your private guide and admire the UNESCO–listed colonial architecture you find. Explore Fort Cornwallis’ mighty perimeter and learn of Captain Francis Light’s first landing in the 18th century. Visit Clan Jetty then head into the bustling Chinatown and Little India districts by trishaw, and visit the Chinese clan house of Khoo Kongsi.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.03
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$41.03

Penang City Sightseeing Tour

Penang City Sightseeing Tour

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Experience a taste of all that Penang has to offer on a grand tour of the island with a private guide. Travel in comfort by private vehicle to Penang’s top attractions, including Kek Lok Si Temple, Snake Temple, the funicular railway on Penang Hill and the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre. You'll learn about Malaysian arts including pewter-making and batik, stop at a traditional fishing village and fruit plantation, and see Buddhist temples and other architectural gems, all while enjoying informative commentary from your expert guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.58
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$85.58

Half-Day Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple Private Tour

Half-Day Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple Private Tour

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Look down at George Town from a colonial-era hill station then explore fascinating Buddhist temples on a half-day, private tour to Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple. With the personal service of a private guide throughout the tour, you’ll ride a funicular to the scenic hilltop, see a colorful blend of Buddhist architectural styles, and make good-luck wishes at the Fountain of Life. This 3.5-hour private tour includes pickup and drop-off at hotels in the George Town area, with all transport in a climate-controlled vehicle. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.24
Price varies by group size
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$69.24
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Penang Morning Cruise Excursion Heritage Tour by Bicycle & Trishaw (Hawker Food)

Penang Morning Cruise Excursion Heritage Tour by Bicycle & Trishaw (Hawker Food)

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Join this easy and relax bike tour around George Town with our informative English speaking local guide. Learn about the history, religions and characteristics of this wonderful city while paddle through the local streets and heritage buildings. Enjoy famous and delicious local food and get some inside tips from friendly locals.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.97
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$68.97

Penang Island 4 Hours City Tour

Penang Island 4 Hours City Tour

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Penang is considered the jewel in Malaysia’s crown, due to its culture-rich mix of food and history. Even if you’ve only got limited time in the city, see the best of Penang on a half-day tour that’s designed especially for first-time visitors on a time budget. You’ll explore the vibrant Little India and Chinatown, and delve deeper into the city’s history at Penang State Museum. Plus, a small group limited to eight ensures you receive personalized attention from a guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.72
Price varies by group size
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$28.72
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History Walk Around George Town

History Walk Around George Town

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The Harmony Street, is a short street about 300meter, but you can find different religious structures such as Anglican Church, Buddhist Temple, Hindu Temple and Mosque next to each other. I grown up in this wonderful city experience the harmony of different religion and culture come with tolerance and respect. Some of the culture have even blended and create an uniqueness to George Town. Is my passion to bring friends around during my free time.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

Penang City Private Half Day Tour With Khoo Kongsi & Kek Lok Si

Penang City Private Half Day Tour With Khoo Kongsi & Kek Lok Si

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This tour will give you a full tour of Penang main highlights. You will experience and get a chance to witness the different cultures and architecture of Penang. We will also get a chance to visit the Penang Street art, the heritage buildings, local temples as well as Penang history. This is a perfect city tour for couples or families visiting for the first time.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.33
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$40.33
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Private Tour: Full Day Penang Heritage Tour

Private Tour: Full Day Penang Heritage Tour

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Cover ground you couldn’t hope to cover by self-drive or taxi on this private door-to-door tour of George Town, Penang’s historic capital. Start at the Penang State Museum, then explore the UNESCO World Heritage area: the Street of Harmony, Khoo Kongsi clanhouse, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Made in Penang Interactive Museum, Chew Jetty, and plenty of street art. Tour includes lunch but excludes entrance fees.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.21
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$128.21
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Penang Full Day Tour including Penang Hill(Fast Lane) with Lunch

Penang Full Day Tour including Penang Hill(Fast Lane) with Lunch

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Experience the sights and sounds of Penang in one day on a 6-hour guided tour. The well-rounded itinerary is perfect for travelers who want to get an overview of the vibrant Malaysian city, but don’t want to fuss over taxis, public transit, and limiting guide books. Thanks to all-inclusive transportation from your hotel, you're able to comfortably visit the reclining Buddha, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Penang Hill, and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.88
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$94.88
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Penang Heritage Experience Walking Tour

Penang Heritage Experience Walking Tour

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To experience the bus ride and ride to the Heritage Trails of the early cultures in Malaysia – an insight into Malaysia’s multi- cultural society.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.74
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$81.74
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Penang City Tour with Tropical Fruit Farm Admission Ticket

Penang City Tour with Tropical Fruit Farm Admission Ticket

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If you're visiting Penang for the first time, get a comprehensive introduction to the city on a sightseeing tour—a great choice for visitors with limited time. As well as traveling between dispersed Penang attractions in air-conditioned comfort, without having to worry about navigating or getting lost, you'll visit a tropical fruit farm and benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.34
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$53.34
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Penang Island Tour Including Snake Temple

Penang Island Tour Including Snake Temple

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Discover the island known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ on this private 4-hour tour of Penang, including hotel pick-up. Enjoy the undivided attention of a private guide as you drive the Oceanside Batu Ferringghi Road, view landmarks like Penang Bridge and uncover the island’s military history at the Penang War Museum. Get a taste of local culture as you watch local craftsmen at work in a batik factory, then brave a trip to the striking Snake Temple, where live vipers guard the altars.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.03
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$41.03

Half Day Penang City Tour (4 Hours)

Half Day Penang City Tour (4 Hours)

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Explore George Town highlights on a half-day tour combining historic sites with temples and colorful neighborhoods, with an optional visit to the Penang Time Tunnel 3D museum. Traveling in a climate-controlled vehicle means you’ll stay cool and comfortable while ticking off a long list of destinations that include Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, Fort Cornwallis, Little India, Chew Jetty, and more, finishing the day with a taste of Penang's classic white coffee.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.72
Price varies by group size
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$28.72
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Private Nature Walks at Penang Hill

Private Nature Walks at Penang Hill

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Visitors to Penang Hill are often surprised by the biodiversity on offer just two-and-a-half miles (four kilometers) out of bustling George Town. Discover some of the 2,500 plant species and 500 animal species that inhabit this hilly region of Penang Island during this private nature walk. Your English or Chinese speaking guide explains the history of the Penang Island hill station and points out interesting flora and fauna.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.06
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$32.06
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Penang Round Island Tour With Tropical Spice Garden & Entopia Butterfly Farm

Penang Round Island Tour With Tropical Spice Garden & Entopia Butterfly Farm

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Penang, located at north west of Peninsular Malaysia, is a small island but it is compact with interesting and intriguing places. It is the first British Settlement in Malaysia and it flourished and thrived to became the busiest port in the region then. Penang is best known as a melting port for many ethnic groups with the most prominent trade was spices; which the early European paid dearly for these "green gold". Indulge yourself with a round island tour with many places to be seen and great memories!
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.47
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$88.47
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Penang Half Day City Tour Including The Top Komtar

Penang Half Day City Tour Including The Top Komtar

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Explore George Town’s colonial heritage, colorful neighborhoods and craftsmanship on a half day tour to some famous attractions in Penang. Learn about local traditions and cultural, we make sure you see the best of Penang.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.76
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$57.76
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Guided Hatyai (Thailand) Day Tour from Penang (Malaysia)

Guided Hatyai (Thailand) Day Tour from Penang (Malaysia)

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Visit two countries in one day during a day trip to Hat Yai in Thailand from Penang. Taking a private day trip to Hat Yai ensures that you receive the undivided attention of your guide and enjoy the flexibility to customize your itinerary according to your interests.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.44
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$197.44
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Penang

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Guided Tour of Cheong Fatt Tze's Blue Mansion in George Town
"Beautifully and authentically restored.. Our guide Sally was both entertaining and educational. Worthwhile for anyone with interests in historical and architectural details"..."
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Half-Day George Town History Private Tour
"We had a great day with George who tailored the tour to our needs and was very helpful and accommodating. Thank you George"..."
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Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes
"The flexibility to pick and choose the attractions within the timeline was the major factor. Also the professional, punctual and courteous Guide made the journey enjoyable!"..."
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Penang Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple
"Our Guide was excellent apologies cannot remember his name we were a party of 4. The views from Penang Hill where spectacular.|The temple was a must. Would recommend for anyone with limited time in Penang."..."
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Orang Utan Island and Taiping from Penang
"Our driver, Herrik was punctual and we were pleased to find that we were the only passenger. The drive to Taiping, a pleasant small city with many old buildings, was interesting and comfortable. We visited the beautiful Lake Gardens and war cemetery, before having a coffee at a quaint roadside cafe opposite the prison, called Mom's prison corner cafe. The museumwas in a beautiful old building and was well curated. Then on to the Lske Resort where we grabbed a hasty bite of lunch in the cafe. The boat trip to the island took about 15 minutes. Our guide at the Orangutan facility was informative and she as well as the keepers ensured that ee eere able to view and interact with about 10 of the animals."..."
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Georgetown Sightseeing Tour
"We spend a wonderful day. Places to visit were great. Thank you and next time."..."
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Penang City Sightseeing Tour
"Very enjoyable tour and our driver/guide was excellent. Saw all the highlights of the island and our guide flexed the tour to our wishes."..."
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Half-Day Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple Private Tour
"We enjoyed this tour of this wonderful location , the guide was very knowledgeable and shared in our values for a better world.| The temples of this inspiring place,can truly show the Worlds Beings how we should treat each other on a daily basis is the only important factor in this Life we are Given.... Thank you Wade ...Christian Canadian"..."
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Penang City Private Half Day Tour With Khoo Kongsi & Kek Lok Si
"Everything went well. The tour company was very accommodating. We had a large group of 30 people. The company gave us one vehicle for all of us instead of 3/4 small vans. Everyone enjoyed it greatly the sightseeing of Penang."..."
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Private Tour: Full Day Penang Heritage Tour
"Mark was a great guide to all of the hidden treasures of George Town - great food stops, great little shops, a perfect host! Knowledgeable and accommodating for our schedule. The itinerary is awesome, George Town is a photographer's dream. Outstanding trip."..."
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Private Nature Walks at Penang Hill
"Excellent tour and guides. Given great detail about the history of Penang Hill. Loved the pitcher plants collection."..."

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