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Penang Day Tour From Kuala Lumpur (Private Basis) provided by Elephant Shadow Travel & Tours (M) Sdn Bhd

Penang Day Tour From Kuala Lumpur (Private Basis)

Penang Day Tour From Kuala Lumpur (Private Basis)
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Duration:
14h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    14h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Located in the northwest of Malaysia, Penang shore excursions bring you to a beautiful island which is known as the “Pearl of the Orient”. It is a place of meeting and exchange between East and West, creating a charm that is unique. Penang is recognized as World Heritage . The island is formerly one of the important islands in the seaway through the Straits of Malacca, occupied early by the British colonial powers. Today, Penang shore excursions are charmed with unique architecture and culture. We offer for visitors many things to do and see in Penang shore excursions.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Call the number below and use the product code: 221697P21
Important information
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Lunch
Duration
14h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We will pick up you from the hotel lobby
  • Ramada Encore By Wyndham Chinatown, 1&3, Jalan Pudu Lama, City Centre, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hotel Lobby
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Lunch
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We will pick up you from the hotel lobby
  • Ramada Encore By Wyndham Chinatown, 1&3, Jalan Pudu Lama, City Centre, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hotel Lobby
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
14h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 30 Mar 2022
A note from Penang Day Tour From Kuala Lumpur (Private Basis)
Download the Mysejahtera app and Complete the pre departure from via the traveler icon, PCR report Before 72 hours departure, undergo a professional RTK tests within 24 hours of arrival.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Ramada Encore By Wyndham Chinatown
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Penang Island
    Stop: 8 hours
    Meet you at the Kuala Lumpur Hotel Lobby and our representative will bring you to Penang and tour as Follow : Stop at : Komtar Enjoy the feeling of being on The Top Town’s highest point, grab the thrilling experience of walking on air, 816 feet above sea level from Heritage George Town and a stunning seamless view of George Town with a 360 degree panoramic view. Observatory Deck (10am-6pm only) at Level 65 also features a glass walkway that lets you watch the world go by below. It offers a stunning 360° view of Georgetown and beyond. Admission Included Duration 1 Hour Entrance Pass Included Stop at The Kek Lok Si Temple The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia. It is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia, and is also an important pilgrimage centre for Buddhists from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore and other countries in Southeast Asia. The entire complex of temples was built over a period from 1890–1930, an inspirational initiative of Beow Lean, the Abbot. The main draw in the complex is the striking seven-storey Pagoda of Rama VI (Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas) with 10,000 alabaster and bronze statues of Buddha, and the 36.57 metres (120.0 ft) tall bronze statue of Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. Mahayana Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism and traditional Chinese rituals blend into a harmonious whole, both in the temple architecture and artwork as well as in the daily activities of worshippers. Duration 1 Hour Entrance pass Included Stop at :Armenian Street Stroll through Armenian Street where its known for its street art/murals are found Duration - 30 Minute Stop at :Chew Jetty The Clan Jetties of George Town only came about in the late 19th century. Part of the heritage trail, the clan jetties are a unique sight to witness as you walk through a wooden path on stilts with wooden houses beside you that are still inhabited by the locals till today. After the construction of the Quay in 1882, the waterfront was developed with short public landing stages or jetties. Settlements grew on these foundations and they were used for the loading and unloading of goods and for the mooring of sampans (boats). Gradually, each jetty became identified and dominated by certain clans and over time more huts sprung up. Be awed by the experience of going through a village atmosphere in the heart of the city. Walk through this quaint village made of wooden houses built on top of wooden stilts. Since Penang lost its free port status, most inhabitants here now dwell in many different trades. 30 Minute Stop at : St. George's Church After that, take a short stroll through the famed Street of Harmony, home to all of the major religions in Malaysia. The settlement of different communities in one small location since the early 1800’s is an amazing sight to wonder. St. George's Church is a 19th-century Anglican church in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. It is the oldest purpose built Anglican church in Southeast Asia. The church lies within the jurisdiction of the Upper North Archedeaconry of the Anglican Diocese of West Malaysia Duration 15 Min Stop at : Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng) The Goddess of Mercy Temple is a Chinese temple in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Situated at Pitt Street, it was first built in 1728, making it Penang's oldest Taoist temple. The temple is dedicated to the Taoist Goddess of Mercy, Guan Yin. Duration 15 Min Stop at: Chowrasta Market You will have your lunch at Chowrasta Market.Chowrasta Market is one of Penang’s oldest, dating back to the mid-19th century, and still one of its liveliest morning markets. Located in George Town’s picturesque old downtown, the market is still very accessible to visitors whilst retaining its very local characteristics. Have the opportunity to grab a small bite of some local delicacies. Lunch Own expenses Duration - 1 Hour History of Penang Hill With the oldest building (Convalescent Bungalow) dated to 1803 , Penang Hill is a good repository of bungalows featuring a fusion of architecture from British colonial to Asian and modern architecture. Bel Retiro is a government bungalow on Penang Hill. It was built in 1789 for the Governor of Penang, and remains within the exclusive use of the government. It is the most prestigious property on Penang Hill, built in the 1800s as a resort for high govenment officials and visiting dignitaries. Bel Retiro Bungalow was the favourite retreat of the first Yang di-Pertuan Agung (King) and Tunku Abdul Rahman (Prime Minister) whenever they visit Penang. Senior government officers built their bungalows close to Bel Retiro, on the principle of closeness is next to greatness. Although the bungalow itself is out-of-bounds to the general public, one can hike up to its gate, a beautiful brick structure with an arch entranceway called the Gate House, for a nice photo opportunity. Explore Penang Hill by Train Explore, discover and take home sweet memories! Visit this great place with your loved ones. Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks on Penang Island, Malaysia. It is located in Air Itam, 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west of the city centre of George Town. Penang Hill is also known by the Malay name Bukit Bendera, which actually refers to Flagstaff Hill, the most developed peak. Penang Hill covers a number of hills, with the highest point at Western Hill which is 833 metres (2,733 ft) above sea level. The hill stands out prominently from the lowlands as a hilly and forested area. It was used as a retreat during the British colonial period, and is now a popular tourist destination in Penang. The top of the hill is accessible via the Penang Hill Railway from its base station at Jalan Bukit Bendera, Air Itam. To date, this funicular railway system is the only one of its kind in Malaysia, transporting over a million visitors to the peak of Penang Hill as of 2014. Penang Hill is mainly a hilly granitic mass. The hill system is higher towards the northern part with its highest point at Western Hill, at an elevation of 833 m (2,733 ft) above sea level. Other than Western Hill, there are a number of peaks in the region, such as Bukit Laksamana (Malay for Admiral Hill), Tiger Hill, Flagstaff Hill, Haliburton's Hill and Government Hill. Flagstaff Hill is 735 m (2,450 ft) above sea level. A number of small rivers and streams originate from the region. Sungai Pinang (Malay for Penang River) is the largest of the rivers, and it starts from a number of tributaries in the area Duration 2 Hours Entrance pass Included Stop at : Sri Mahamariamman Temple Built in 1833, the Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple in George Town is the oldest Hindu temple in Penang, Malaysia, and features sculptures of gods and goddesses over its main entrance and facade. It is located at Queen Street, George Town. It is also known as Mariamman Temple or Queen Street Indian Temple Duration 15 Min Stop at :Kapitan Keling Mosque The Kapitan Keling Mosque is a mosque built in the 19th century by Indian Muslim traders in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. It is situated on the corner of Buckingham Street and Pitt Street. Duration 15 Min Stop at : Fort Cornwallis (Photo Stop Only) The 18th-century fort was built by the British East India Company, and while its cannons are still trained on the water, Fort Cornwallis has never engaged in battle. Duration 15 Min Stop at: Gurney Drive Next, you will have your dinner at Gurney Drive. Gurney Drive is a deluge of hawker delights and exciting restaurants that come alive at nighttime, giving the unique experience of dining by the sea. Gurney Drive was named after Sir Henry Gurney, a Malayan High Commissioner who was assassinated by the guerrillas of the Malayan Communist Party during the Emergency period in the early 1950s. *Own expenses Duration - 30 Min Stop at :Gurney Plaza If time permits, you will go to Gurney Plaza to shop around for some souvenirs Duration - 30 Min
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Fantastic 9 days.
We were planning on a Holiday and when I read that Malaysia would be open to international tourists from 1st April
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Frankie was great! Got to see a lot!
Frankie (Ramesh/Romesh) was wonderful! He was patient as I took lots of photos of our surroundings and let me explo
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