Top 10 Things To Do In Penang

Penang has many attractions that you must make in your itinerary if you want to experience Penang in a short space. In the list of our Top 10 Things to Do in Pulau Pinang, you can find out many interesting places even you can recognize the places of interest around Penang, Penang is said to be full of tradition and culture, food paradise and the setting up of a historic building and so on, therefore we believe that Penang is a very suitable place for you with your family and others for holiday. Penang is also suitable as an attraction for foreign tourists.We believe that you want to see the beauty and charm in Penang. So, do not waste your time, let’s get to Penang!

1. Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple Afternoon Tour


Visit top sights in Penang on a half-day tour that includes a ride on Penang Hill Railway and a tour of Kek Lok Si Temple and Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas. On a clear day, you can even take in views that extend from Georgetown over to mainland Malaysia. You’ll travel with an expert guide who explains the history behind some of Penang’s top landmarks on this tour, which includes pickup and drop-off at your Penang hotel.

2.Penang Island Discovery Morning Tour.

Explore Penang the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ from its sandy shores to the quaint countryside. Visit a traditional Batik Factory, Snake Temple, International jewelry factory and a Malay Kampung (village). A great way to experience Penang in a nutshell!

3. Penang City Tour.


Penang has perhaps the largest and well preserved colonial-era old town, with excellent examples of Chinese clan houses, colonial homes, public buildings and private mansions. Visit Little India and exciting Chinatown, and make a stop at the world famous Royal Selangor and the Penang Museum. Before the day is over stop at Wat Chayamankalaram to see the big reclining Buddha.

4.Pulau Payar Marine Park Snorkeling Tour from Penang.

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Travel by ferry to Pulau Payar, the only Marine Park off the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The park is made up of four un-inhabited islands and the crystal clear water is home to a multitude of colorful fish and large species of corals. Relax on one of the small sandy beaches, or take to the water and snorkel amongst the reefs. Lunch is buffet style and served at the platform.For those who do not dive or snorkel,you can still see the spectacular sights below the surface from the large floating platform.

5.Monkey Beach Excursion including BBQ Lunch from Penang.


A white, sandy tropical island off Penang is today’s calling. Take a short boat trip to an uninhabited island for a day of fun in the sun, sand and sea. Enjoy a spot of fishing or an invigorating jungle trek followed by a delicious barbecue lunch.

6. Penang Hill Railway Ride and Dinner with Georgetown Views.

Enjoy the unique experience of dining at colonial Penang Hill with the incredible panoramic night skyline of Georgetown below. After getting there by way of the world’s oldest funicular railway system, the Penang Hill Railway, you’ll be delighted by the old charms of the colonial-inspired David Brown’s restaurant. Hotel pickup and drop-off and your own personal professional guide are included

7.Penang Night Tour from Georgetown with Malacca Strait Ferry Ride.

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.

8.4-Hour Georgetown Food Tour.


Be a part of an exclusive group as you venture through Malaysia’s Georgetown Heritage area. Be for food and knowledge as your local Penang-born tourist and food guide walks you through each of the way on this food trail. Savor delicious local cuisine which the forefathers of Georgetown has alive as we unveil the history and heritage of this area. End the food trail by mixing up a cocktail mocktail with the guide of a bartender. Be ready to eat, learn, drink and have fun!

9.Private Georgetown Sightseeing Tour.

Take a scenic drive by private car through historical Georgetown, the capital city of Penang, now protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On this private half-day tour you’ll visit the most prominent buildings of the colonial era such as Fort Cornwallis and the Penang State Museum. Enjoy a trishaw ride past Georgetown’s charming architecture, the modern skyscrapers of bustling Chinatown and colorful Little India — each a showcase of Penang’s rich culture and heritage. Round-trip hotel transport is included.Please Note: Until further notice Khoo Kongsi will be closed for renovations. Instead, you will visit Cheah Kongsi.

10. Private Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple.

Visit Kek Lok Si Temple, Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas, and ride the funicular railway up Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera) on this private half-day tour. Suspended above a hillside is one of Southeast Asia’s largest and most beautiful Buddhist temples, featuring a seven-tiered pagoda and a bronze statue of Guanyin. From atop Penang Hill you’ll enjoy sweeping views of Georgetown all the way to the mainland of Malaysia. Round-trip hotel transport by private vehicle is included.

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