Soak up the dynamic atmosphere of historical Georgetown and watch the Penang capital come to life in a blaze of light at night. With a local guide, savor world-renowned Malaysian dishes (own expense) as you stroll among the many open-air food stalls at a hawker center. You’ll take a ferry ride across the Malacca Strait to the mainland for fantastic views of Penang’s illuminated skyline and return by coach across the Penang Bridge.
Upon pickup from your Penang hotel, head to an open-air hawker center in historical Georgetown, accompanied by your knowledgeable local guide. Stop at numerous food carts and smell the aromas of exotic spices, sampling world-renowned Penang cuisine as you go (own expense). You’ll taste a variety of Malaysian dishes – from popular satay sticks of barbecued meat to local seafood delicacies.Relax after dinner as you embark on a 15-minute ferry ride across the Malacca Strait to the mainland. In operation since the 1920s, the nostalgic ferry will take you back to what it was like to travel along the Malay Peninsula in the past. From both sides of the ferry’s open deck, admire incredible views of Penang’s illuminated skyline at night. Along with a panoramic vista of Penang from the water, you’ll see Penang Bridge in the distance.After you disembark, board a sightseeing coach for your return trip to Penang Island and its nightlife. Travel across Penang Bridge, which spans eight miles (13.5 km) across, making it one of the longest bridges in the world!