Penang Pearl of the Orient in 5D4N

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Petaling Jaya & Shah Alam

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Malaysia's Pearl of the Orient magnifies with its heritage and cultural beauty. A significant cultural heritage of UNESCO City. Splendid spreads of culinary mixture of authentic dishes from China and India. A signature Penang breakfast of toast bread with spread of kaya serve with soft boiled egg's and white coffee in a antique Chinese porcelain tea cup, explore the gastronomy experience of Penang’s signature dishes Nasi Kandar, the preparation method and recipe remains the same until today. Escape the crowds of George Town and relax on Penang Hill and the magnificent Kek Lok Si Temple in this guided private 4 nights of Penang Island
Day 1.A waiting at arrival hall Penang International Airport, your personal guide will escort you to your waiting vehicle. Our first stop is very close by, Penang War Museum, located on a hill as it was a strategic defense, complete with war bunker, surface to air machine gun and tunnels located 9 meters underground that stored ammunitions buunkers  for visitors to explore. Next is Snake Temple, filled with pit-vipers and pythons that you may take pictures with as they are cared for by temple monks. A lunch stop recommended by your guide. Procced thereafter to Hotel as we rest and resume at 6 pm.6 pm, proceed to Penang Hill, traveling on the tram to hill top as you enjoy the cool air and a great view from the hill station. Stop for some good Penang Street Food at Gurney Drive.Day 2.Departure Hotel at 9 am and proceed to World Unesco Heritage City George Town. Attractions include: Proceed next to a 100 years old Dharmikarama Burmese temple, Wat Chaiya Mangkalanam Temple at Burma Street. Drive to legendry nostalgia’s actors childhood home the late Tan Sri P.Ramlee. Lunch at a must try famous Penangite delicacy, Nasi Kandar , it’s flavor and method of cooking remains the same as it was introduce by the early settlers from India during the mid-1900’s.Day 3.Begin the day with a drive to Balik Pulau. A scenic coastal drive, passing thru mountains and Padi fields before arriving at the village. Beautiful scenery and good photo opportunity at Balik Pulau before we cycle Penang and arrive at George Town. Stop at walk 512 steps located on Penang’s Central Montain Range, Hindu pilgrims yearly gather here celebrating Thaipusam festival. Taneer Malai Temple situated on the hill top with a breathtaking view of Penang. Stop at Batu Feringgi for lunch and some shopping.Day 4. After breakfast, proceed to visit Kek Lok Si Temple & Penang Hill.  traveling on the tram to hill top as you enjoy the cool air and a great view from the hill station. Stop for some good Penang Street Food at Gurney Drive.Day 5. After breakfast, STD check out 1200hrs - Transfer to Penang International Airport. 

What’s included

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Personal driver
  • Private air conditional vehicle
  • Batik Factory
  • Penang Trishaw Ride
  • Return airport transfer

What’s not included

  • Lunch and dinner meals
  • Ford Cornwallis Entrance Ticket
  • Flight Arrangements