Penang: George Town City Half-Day Attractions

4 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


This is a private tour, meaning only you or your group join this tour, no one else. Tour time starts from pickup point. This guided tour will make a visit to 3 - 4 attractions in George Town. Pick up from hotel/port/airport the visit Reclining Buddha and Burmese Temple; learn Buddhism and take a nice pictures with Reclining Buddha and Standing Buddha. Later tour Pinang Peranakan Mansion to take a glimpse of how the rich live their life to the fullest in the late 1800s, with antiques and 4 wives. Drive along Little India, Street of Harmony to see buildings of 4 faiths (Christian, Taoist, Hindu and Moslem) co-exist harmoniously among each other along a 200 meters stretch of road and drop by Clan House to see a magnificent house built as a family get together for festivals. Visit Clan Jetty; take a stroll on the plank walkway to see how the locals go about their daily life in their house on stilts, take pictures with harbor view, sea and Penang Bridge as backdrop before drop off.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, 17, Lorong Burma, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Wat Chaiyamangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple that contains one of the world's longest reclining Buddha statues, as well as several coloured statues of Dragon (nagas) and other mythical creatures. See the beautiful and serene world 3rd longest reclining Buddha. Walk around the statue for more trivias like "Weekdays" Buddha, 12 Chinese animals zodiac Buddhas, and pay homage to the "Future Buddha" (Matreya).

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, 24 Lorong Burmah, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, built in 1803, is the sole and oldest Burmese Buddhist temple in Penang. The temple is situated directly across Thai Temple Wat Chaiyamangkalaram. See the great marbled Standing Buddha. Walk around it to see what are the Buddhist nations. At the back of the temple, count the number of animal's parts that make up the magical animal called Panca Rupa. Throw a few coins for good luck at the "Wheel of Life" fountain.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Pinang Peranakan Mansion, 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

See the former house built by a Chinese Captain, Mr. Chung Keng Kwee, called the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. This elite house full of antiques and collectibles from east and west, featured many recollection memories when the Chinese immigrants inter-marriage with the locals and created a fusion of east meets locals, hence a new tradition was borne. It is also a popular shooting location of choice for Malaysian, Singaporean and Chinese movies.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: George Town, Malaysia

Pass through George Town's heritage enclave - heritage houses, clan houses and living heritage to understand why this city, together with Malacca were inscribed into UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2008. Understand George Town's diverse multi-racial cultures - The Christians, Hindus, Taoist, Buddhist and the Moslem with their living styles, past and present, living harmoniously side by side of each other along the same street.

Stop At: Khoo Kongsi, 18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

Take a tour to Khoo Kongsi, one of the grandest temple or clan house of the Khoo family and marvel at the grand architecture, one of the best outside China. Learn about the history, rituals, fengshui and trivia stuffs found in Khoo Kongsi.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pengkalan Weld 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia

Visit to the Clan Jetties located along the waterfront of George Town. Get a first-hand view of houses on stilt by the coast of the living heritage of the Clan go about their daily life.

Duration: 30 minutes


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Parking Fees


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees

Additional information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • We follow strictly the latest Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and guidelines from Malaysian National Security Authority and Ministry of Health Malaysia.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

February 2020

We had a wonderful tour in Penang. Our driver, Mr Gan, was very knowledgeable and personable. When we wanted to change the itinerary he was very accommodating. He also was very willing to answer our questions about living in Penang.

February 2020

We had a super tour with our guide Sam and driver Kris. To be honest when we met them it was like meeting two old friends that were showing us round their town. Sam introduced us to his friends as we went round Penang, people he went to church with and people whom he had worked with, like the doo...

January 2020

K S Lee was our tour manager taking us to Georgetown for the day . Mr Lee was able to tailor the tour to our liking and throw in some nice surprises for us too . Mr Lee’s knowledge was staggering he gave the tour so much depth and flavour , I would recommend him to anyone seeking a quality tour d...

December 2019

David was superb. He guided us through George Town, gave us so much information, explained everything. A-One tour guide and driver.

October 2019

Our guide is very friendly and well versed in the history of the attractions. We had a fun time and phototaking too.

October 2019

It was a great tour and very well organised. My guide was very knowledgeable and very flexible with the itinerary and was happy to change things depending on my own interests. Thanks for a great day!

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