Half day George Town Heritage Evening Tour

Penang, Ipoh, Langkawi & Northern States, Malaysia

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Please contact Buddee for availability before booking

Price
USD 150.00
max 4 paxper tour

Duration
4 hours

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About Buddee
King Bee Max
Member since November 2016

A warm welcome to Penang. I am a LICENSED city tour guide by Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia. I have been calling George Town, Penang - UNESCO World Heritage Site, my home for more than 30 years now.

My customers comes from all walks of life and from all over the world, be it free individual travelers who flew in, to passengers from cruise ship stop-over at Penang, or tourists who drove in from neighboring countries.

I provide TOUR GUIDING SERVICE + TRANSPORTATION for tours, focusing mainly on Penang island and Penang mainland. With transport, It is definitely more convenient and enjoyable to experience what Penang has to offer within the shortest time. While one may travels George Town heritage enclave by foot, there are many places of interest located outside George Town such as Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple, Tropical Spice Garden, Tropical Fruit Farm and Entopia Butterfly Farm.

Customers can choose either to do half-day, full-day or multiple-days tour of Penang only; or Penang plus other nearby locations, depending on how many hours or days they have in Penang.
For example:
1) 4-hour half-day tour or 8-hour full day *INCLUDING* tour guide + vehicle for George Town city tour.
2) 4-hour half-day or 8-hour full-day tour *INCLUDING* tour guide + vehicle for round Penang Island tour, Penang Hills and Temples tour and Penang Firefly Tour.
3) MULTIPLE full-day tour (quoted as per day rate of 8 hours) *INCLUDING* tour guide + vehicle for George Town and Penang tour & Penang mainland tour.


Since the British first settled here, they had always yearn for respite from the depressing heat, thus they set sight on the highest peak in Penang i. e. Penang Hill or locally known as Bukit Bendera. They built a railway up the hill and bungalows for retreat during weekend. Experience the smooth 10 minutes ride up the hill amid lush greenery. On top see the legacy of the bungalows left behind by the British beside experiencing a colder climate compared to lowland and night view of George Town, Butterworth, 2 Penang Bridges and Kek Lok Si. Wonder around the peak of Penang Hill for Hindu temple, mosque, British cannon, Love lock and have dinner hawker in the cool climate.


Additional services

  • Upgrade to Mini Van Option for 5 to 10 Travellers
    USD 130.00
  • Upgrade to Coach Bus Option for 11 to 40 Travellers
    USD 450.00

Categories

  • For Families
  • Historical & Cultural
  • Learn & Experience
  • Outdoor & Sightseeing
  • Unique & Localized

What's included

This tour normally starts at 4 pm and ends 4 to 5 hours later.

- transport via private car for 1 ~ 4 travellers* (PRICE = 150 USD)

- transportation fees, fuel, toll and parking fees.

- pick up from hotel / cruise / airport

- experienced and knowledgeable tour guide

- 1 bottle drinking water per person

~ Penang Trishaw Fun Ride**

~ Penang Hill**

~ Famous local Penang products shop

~ George Town Heritage Areas and Street Art (Drive through)

~ Back at hotel / ship / airport

* Refer to transport arrangement for more than 4 travellers

** The suggested entrance fee for the standard itinerary in this page is about USD20/person, this is for attractions to Trishaw Ride, Penang Hill etc.

The base price (USD 150) EXCLUDES all entrance ticket fees and meals. You need to pay the entrance fee on the day of arrival and shall be paid to the tourist attractions directly.


Highlight

Start the tour with Penang traditional trishaw ride, also know as the "King of the Road". Ride it you will know why the nickname.

Ever since the British first settled here, they had always yearn for respite from the depressing heat, thus they set sight on the highest peak in Penang i. e. Penang Hill or locally known as Bukit Bendera. They built a railway up the hill and bungalows for retreat during weekend. Here we can see the legacy of the bungalows left behind by the British beside experiencing a colder climate compared to lowland.
There is a saying here in Penang - "you have not been to Penang if you have not been to Penang Hill".

Stop by a famous Penang local products specialty shop for Tau Sar Pneah, nutmeg oil, Malay Ginseng, Bak Kut Teh and Birdnest,

Proceed to do a drive through in George Town Heritage Area and street Arts and see why people from all over the world come here to witness why UNESCO awarded World Heritage to this city.


Meeting Point

~ For cruise ship stop-over passengers: Pickup @ Penang Cruise Center (Swettenham Port).
~ For free travelers: Pickup @ hotel lobby.
~ Or pickup at any location as agreed (e.g. airport or bus station).


Transport Agreement

- Private Car for 1 ~ 4 travellers + Tour guide who doubles as driver (USD 150)

- Private Mini Van for 5 ~ 10 travellers + Tour guide + Driver (USD 280, Additional USD130) 

- Coach Bus for 11 ~ 40 travellers + Tour guide + Driver (USD 600, Additional USD 450)


Last updated at December 16th, 2018 UTC
 
Please contact Buddee for availability before booking

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