Private Half-Day Tour: Village Lifestyle at Balik Pulau

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Tour description

Join this private half-day Balik Pulau experience tour, with an opportunity to break free from the busy lifestyle in a city. Enjoy and spend some quality time with your family at a place set among green rice paddy fields and fruit plantations in a peaceful village. You will learn and experience some local activities, such as making cold powder and nutmeg products. We will visit an organic farm and taste some authentic local food before return back to your hotel.

This half-day tour will show you a new side of Penang and search for a unique experience. We will pick you up from your hotel lobby and head to southwest part of Penang Island, Balik Pulau.Upon arrival, we will bring you to experience some local activities, such as making cold powder with rice (cooling face powder) is a traditional cosmetic product and something special you can get in Penang. Women used this cooling face powder for facial and believed this product provide skin whitening and smoothing effects. Next, we will head to a nutmeg farm where you can spend some times learning how to produce nutmeg products.We proceed to an organic farm, a great place for kids. You can see some goats, chickens and ducks in the farm. You can feed the goats with grass provided by the owner (the grass is free of charge) and learn how to milk the goat. There are some food and souvenirs available at the farm which produced by goat’s milk, such as ice-cream, fresh goats milk and soaps.Finally, we will bring you to try some delicious and unique Balik Pulau food, like famous brown sugar pao or vege pao, a healthy nutmeg juice, famous Laksa or the amazing durian fruit (seasonal fruits).You will be transported back to you hotel after the tour with a wonderful experience.

What's included

  • Local Guide
  • Private Tour
  • Hotel / Port pickup and drop-off

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Popular choice with kids
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day