Top 7 Activities For Penang Tour

Top 7 Activities for Penang Tour 


Penang island, it is the most tourist visited destination with influences mixture of western and eastern culture in Malaysia. In Penang Island, basically, you will quite hard to cover up all the place in your itinerary during a day couple with some location at Seberang Peria and BM, due to there is plenty of famous attraction points to visit. Thus, we will list out 10 best Tour or Itinerary to visit those place in Penang when you able to take your chance to visit “The Pearl of The Orient”.


Georgetown World Heritage Tour


The most famous tour in Penang island is none-other that bring you go to visit all the heritage area just located nearby each other’s.  Georgetown as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its diversified arts & cultures, it is definitely a place not to miss.

Attraction points to Visit:

Chew Jetty, Fort Cornwallis (Adult ticket: RM20; Child ticket: RM10), St. George's Church, Penang State Museum (admission: RM1 /person), Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (Adult ticket: RM17; Child ticket: RM8.5), Kuan Im Temple, Little India, Kapitan Keling Mosque, Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi (Adult ticket: RM10; Child ticket: RM1), Sun Yat-sen Museum (admission: RM5 /person), Georgetown street art, Komtar Tower, The Top Observatory Deck & Rainbow Skywalk (Adult ticket: RM98; Child ticket: RM58).


Coastal Area Tour

Penang had a lot of beautiful beaches, with the warmer sunlight exposure and the lovely beach sand is always the preference spot of most of the tourists.  Although the water quality has degraded over the years, sceneries along Penang beaches are still drawing tourists from all over the world. If you are beach and natural lover, below points is the must for you to visit.

Attraction points to Visit:

Penang Thai Buddhist Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Penang Botanic Gardens, Gurney Plaza, Batu Ferringhi Beach (The Famous One), Tropical Spice Garden (Adult ticket: RM29; Child ticket: RM17), Toy Museum (Adult ticket: RM26; Child ticket: RM19), Penang National Park (Pantai Keracut and Monkey Beach), you may take the boat to direct touchdown for these 2 beach spot. Furthermore, there is a big park near that area, Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm (Adult ticket: RM65; Child ticket: RM45).

Suburban Area Tour

On the other hand, there is another area which might far away from town area and it will unable to reach the destinations without using any transports. Furthermore, they are all remarkable place must be visit. Along the way, you might see a lot of residential house at road side.

Attraction points to Visit:

Penang Bridge, Penang Second Bridge, Penang Hill, Penang Hill Railway (Adult ticket: RM30; Child ticket: RM15), Langur Way (Adult ticket: RM50; Child ticket: RM30), Kek Lok Temple, Snake Temple, Queensbay Mall, Penang War Museum (Adult ticket: RM30; Child ticket: RM15).



Balik Pulau Tour

Balik Pulau is a great place to escape the maddening traffic of Georgetown for an afternoon or longer. Georgetown and its famous food may steal much of the spotlight, but Balik Pulau rarely fails to charm visitors who are willing to seek out a little local culture in Penang. Literally translates as “the back of the island” with approximately 17,000 hectares of land, predominantly blanketed by lush greenery, sheaths of paddy fields and rolling hills, it has all the ingredients for a getaway from the city life.

Attraction points to Visit:

Saanen Dairy Goat Farm, Countryside Stables Penang, Tropical Fruit Farm, Durian Hill, Bao Sheng Durian Farm, Hakka Village Balik Pulau, Bicycle tours, Lean Seng Bedak Sejuk (Factory to do powder), Stepping Stone Center, a small arts and crafts workshop run by Asia Community Service, Malihom Private Estate,  Kim Seng Kopitiam and Laksa Janggus.


Night Market Tour

One of the interesting events in Penang is Night Market, the local person will call it “Pasar Malam”, and it will only happening during late evening. Pasar Malam is unique as it builds up by multiracial hawker stalls included “Malay”, “Chinese”, and “Indian”. This is why you can taste all the different cultural foods in one place when you visit to Penang Night Market. However, the night market will not located in one place only, but you have to know the fix schedule that to find out the night market at any different location. Hereby, we have list out the location of night market for you based on the daily schedule.

Attraction points to Visit:

  • Monday: Macallum Street Night Market, Teluk Bahang、 Kampung Melayu

  • Tuesday: Batu Maung Iping Garden

  • Wednesday: Farlim Night Market

  • Thursday: Wayton (Paya Terubong), Farlim (Opposite of Sin Kang Primary School)

  • Friday: Jelutong Night Market

  • Saturday:Sungai Dua (opposite of Tesco Extra)

  • Sunday: Farlim Permata (Opposite of Kong Min Caw 2 primary school)

  • All Day Open: Batu Ferringhi Night Market (Mostly tourists)



Penang Food Tour

Never to over claimed when we mentioned “Food Paradise in Penang”. You can find variety of local hawker cuisine here; you can to stalk the famous street food in Penang town area “Georgetown”.

Famous street food likes Char Kuey Teow, Hokkien Mee, Laksa, Curry Mee, Lok Bah, Bah Kut Teh and etc. It is recommend you to book private car /Chartered car service that to search the famous local famous street food, because non-local person will not been able to know which stall is “worth” to try out.

Attraction points to Visit:

7am - Hokkien Mee**(Hokkien Mee hide inside 3rd road)

9am- transfer Road Roti Canai

11am- Genting Che Cheong Fan, Laksa, Pork Leg rice,Dai Lok Mee

2pm - Bangkok Lane Mee goreng

3pm- Penang Road Cendol  

4pm - Seventh Road Pasar (Chinese Pasembur, Jawa Mee, Lam Mee, Curry Mee)

6pm - Weld Quay Ai Yi Bing (dessert)

8pm - Third Street 888 Hokkien Mee, Wan tan Mee Or Char Kuey Teow (Optional)

10pm - Air Itam Duck rice

1am - Duck Eggs Char Kuey Tiok


Penang Trishaw Tour

To have better experience to explore Penang Heritage, one of best way is using oldest transportation - Trishaw. This type of trishaw only found in Penang island among other state in Malaysia.  It is the best way to see and explore the city of Georgetown in a much slower pace. You will be able to cover every nook and cranny of Georgetown heritage trails using the eco-friendly mode of transportation that are fast gaining popularity among tourist. So have fun with us

Attraction points to Visit:

  • Penang Art Gallery & State Museum which is allocated at Lebuh Farquhar

  • Fort Cornwallis

  • Esplanade, popular waterfront promenade

  • City Hall

  • Peranakan Baba & Nyonya Mansion

  • Kapitan Keling Mosque Street (St George Church, Kuan Yin Chinese Temple, Sri Mahariammam Hindus Temple and Kapitan Keling Mosque


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Created at November 15 at 1:07 AM