George Town Historical Heritage Tour with Private Guide in Penang

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Experience George town's culture and history in this half-day tour! Admire the intricacy of the Khoo Kongsi. Take a leisurely trishaw ride through inner George town to visit Peranakan Mansion, a treasure trove of priceless antiques and artifacts. Also have an option to go to the oldest Protestant Cemetery in South East Asia, and many more!

Description

Explore the streets of George Town and some of its famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Photo stop at Fort Cornwallis, Penang's most prominent historical fortress. Visit the Peranakan Mansion which houses many priceless antique collections and artifacts, depicting an assimilation of cultures between the Malays and the early Chinese settlers. Within the vicinity, check out the murals depicting the simple lifestyle of Penang. Next stop is the Penang Buddhist Association with temple visit, historical yet no lack of daily worshipers. On the way back, option to view the oldest Protestant Cemetery in Southeast Asia, where the founder of Penang - Captain Francis Light laid to rest.

Includes

  • Admission

  • Transportation fee

  • English-speaking guide
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Private Tour for 1 Person

Duration: 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 08:45

    Pick-up at Select Hotels in Penang

  • Fort Cornwallis

    Visit Fort Cornwallis and take snapshots of this significant historical landmark. It is the largest standing fort in the country and has never been engaged in battle since its construction.

  • Peranakan Mansion

    See a collection of precious antiques and artifacts depicting cultural exchange between the Malays and the early Chinese settlers in the Peranakan Mansion.

  • Street Art

    A trip to George Town is not complete without spotting the famed street art. Along with the colorful murals, spot the wire arts that depict the local lives of Penang Island in a cartoony fashion.

  • Penang Buddhist Association

    Next stop is a religious institution along Anson Road. Learn the history and some facts about Buddhism and Taoism. Discover the common practices among the local Chinese as you visit one of the temples within the area.

  • Protestant Cemetary

    The last spot on the tour is the oldest Protestant Cemetery in South East Asia where the founder of the island lays to rest.

  • 12:00

    Drop-off at Select Hotels in Penang

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Private Tour for 2 People

Duration: 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 08:45

    Pick-up at Select Hotels in Penang

  • Fort Cornwallis

    Visit Fort Cornwallis and take snapshots of this significant historical landmark. It is the largest standing fort in the country and has never been engaged in battle since its construction.

  • Peranakan Mansion

    See a collection of precious antiques and artifacts depicting cultural exchange between the Malays and the early Chinese settlers in the Peranakan Mansion.

  • Street Art

    A trip to George Town is not complete without spotting the famed street art. Along with the colorful murals, spot the wire arts that depict the local lives of Penang Island in a cartoony fashion.

  • Penang Buddhist Association

    Next stop is a religious institution along Anson Road. Learn the history and some facts about Buddhism and Taoism. Discover the common practices among the local Chinese as you visit one of the temples within the area.

  • Protestant Cemetary

    The last spot on the tour is the oldest Protestant Cemetery in South East Asia where the founder of the island lays to rest.

  • 12:00

    Drop-off at Select Hotels in Penang

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
Private Tour for 3-6 People

Duration: 3:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Admission / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 08:45

    Pick-up at Select Hotels in Penang

  • Fort Cornwallis

    Visit Fort Cornwallis and take snapshots of this significant historical landmark. It is the largest standing fort in the country and has never been engaged in battle since its construction.

  • Peranakan Mansion

    See a collection of precious antiques and artifacts depicting cultural exchange between the Malays and the early Chinese settlers in the Peranakan Mansion.

  • Street Art

    A trip to George Town is not complete without spotting the famed street art. Along with the colorful murals, spot the wire arts that depict the local lives of Penang Island in a cartoony fashion.

  • Penang Buddhist Association

    Next stop is a religious institution along Anson Road. Learn the history and some facts about Buddhism and Taoism. Discover the common practices among the local Chinese as you visit one of the temples within the area.

  • Protestant Cemetary

    The last spot on the tour is the oldest Protestant Cemetery in South East Asia where the founder of the island lays to rest.

  • 12:00

    Drop-off at Select Hotels in Penang

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Schedule

  • 08:45

    Pick-up at Select Hotels in Penang

  • Fort Cornwallis

    Visit Fort Cornwallis and take snapshots of this significant historical landmark. It is the largest standing fort in the country and has never been engaged in battle since its construction.

  • Peranakan Mansion

    See a collection of precious antiques and artifacts depicting cultural exchange between the Malays and the early Chinese settlers in the Peranakan Mansion.

  • Street Art

    A trip to George Town is not complete without spotting the famed street art. Along with the colorful murals, spot the wire arts that depict the local lives of Penang Island in a cartoony fashion.

  • Penang Buddhist Association

    Next stop is a religious institution along Anson Road. Learn the history and some facts about Buddhism and Taoism. Discover the common practices among the local Chinese as you visit one of the temples within the area.

  • Protestant Cemetary

    The last spot on the tour is the oldest Protestant Cemetery in South East Asia where the founder of the island lays to rest.

  • 12:00

    Drop-off at Select Hotels in Penang

Price & Options

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Notes

Additional Note(s)
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  • Hotel pick-ups are for city center hotels only. For pick-ups outside the city center, additional fees will apply.

  • Penang Museum is closed on Fridays. For tours operating on Fridays, you will be visiting other locations longer.

Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Private Tour for 1 Person
  • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 1.

Private Tour for 2 People
  • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 2.

Private Tour for 3-6 People
  • You can book a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6.

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  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 17:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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