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Penang Round Island Tour

 

Penang Night Sightseeing Tour

Tour Code : PEN/PRI (Ex-Penang Hotel)
Departure : Daily 09:00am & 14:00pm
(Duration : 4 hours)

 

(09:00am OR 14:00pm) - Pick up at hotel lobby and depart for Penang Round Island Tour. Tour feature Butterfly Farm, Traditional Chinese and Malay Fishing Villages, Snake Temple, Fruit Stalls, Penang Bridge (view), Tropical Spice Garden and Pewter Factory.

 

Butterfly Farm - Located at Teluk Bahang, 20km from George Town, the Butterfly Farm covers an area of 0.8 hectare. Visitors can marvel at the hundreds of species of butterflies and local insects in their natural habitat.

 

Snake Temple - The Snake Temple was built in 1850 in memory of the Buddhist priest, Choo Sor Kong, who is said to have healing powers. Legend, however, has it that the place used to be the home of a religious man who gave shelter to poisonous snakes when they sought refuge there. After his death, the snakes remained and it became a place of worship. Also known as Temple of Azure Cloud, the serpents?shrine is an extraordinary one: poisonous pit vipers busk on altars, incense burners, candlesticks, vases and tables, underfoot and overhead.

 

Tropical Spice Garden - provides an enchanting escape for tired souls' it is a garden of discovery for those who miss out on simple pleasures like walking barefoot on dewy grass or stopping to smell the flowers. If you are in need of stress therapy to invigorate your body and mind, this microcosm of diverse ecosystems is the perfect respite !

 

Penang Bridge (for view only) - Since its opening, the Penang Bridge has become an iconic part of George Town. Like the Brooklyn Bridge or the Golden Gate Bridge, Penang Bridge has contributed significantly to the rapid development of Penang both as a tourist as well as an industrial centre. Every year the Penang Bridge Run takes place on the Penang Bridge itself and along the scenic coastal highway of George Town. This is the only time of the year when the bridge is closed for several hours in the wee hours of the morning. The biggest run in the country incorporates a marathon, a half-marathon and a quarter-marathon. The Run caters both to serious runners and amateurs.

 

Pewter Factory - Use of pewter was common from the Middle Ages up until the 18th and 19th centuries. This metal, which is made from tin mixed with copper or lead, is soft enough to be carved with hand tools, or patterned with punches or presses. Malaysia is at the forefront of the pewter production industry. Contemporary items and decorative items like candle holders, plates, trophies, mugs, corporate gifts and children's toys are very popular among local and foreign customers.

 

 

Tour Code : PEN/PNT (Ex-Penang Hotel)
Departure : Daily 18:30pm (Duration : 4 hours)

 

18:30pm - Pick up at hotel lobby and depart for Penang Night Sightseeing Tour. Tour feature Gurney Drive Hawker Centre (dinner on pax own account), Komtar Tower, Pass-by Penang Bridge and visit Night Market (Pasar Malam).

 

Gurney Drive - A favourite haunt for food enthusiasts, this coastal road is famous for hawker foodstalls and restaurants offering a mouth-watering selection of Penang specialities such as asam laksa, hokkien mee, chee cheong fun, pasembor, rojak and various other delicious local delicacies.

 

KOMTAR - a prominent Penang landmark, houses Government departments, commercial offices, department stores, shops and restaurants. The 65-storey complex also contains theaters, squash courts and a geodesic dome which serves as a multi-purpose hall, while the 55th floor offers a panoramic view of the city and on clear days, also of Gunung Jerai in Kedah.

 

Penang Bridge (for view only) - Since its opening, the Penang Bridge has become an iconic part of George Town. Like the Brooklyn Bridge or the Golden Gate Bridge, Penang Bridge has contributed significantly to the rapid development of Penang both as a tourist as well as an industrial centre. Every year the Penang Bridge Run takes place on the Penang Bridge itself and along the scenic coastal highway of George Town. This is the only time of the year when the bridge is closed for several hours in the wee hours of the morning. The biggest run in the country incorporates a marathon, a half-marathon and a quarter-marathon. The Run caters both to serious runners and amateurs.

 

Night Market (Pasar Malam) - the night markets exist to cater to those who must shop and eat round the clock ! Night markets are usually located near modern villages or housing communities, so one can actually walk to and fro. The goods sold do not vary much from market to market, and some operators actually travel caravan-like from one locale to another every day of the week same concept, different location. What's usually available at night markets are food like satay, roasted chicken, kebabs, burgers, roti canai, noodles and cakes, fresh fish and vegetables, clothes, shoes, CDs. DVDs, perfumes and toiletries. etc.

 

RATE PER PERSON (RM)
Adult RM  85.00
Child 04-11 years old RM  45.00

Inclusive :
* Transportation
* Guide

Note :
* Minimum 2 persons.
* Valid till 31 Dec 2014
* Excluded entrance fees

 

 
RATE PER PERSON (RM)
Adult RM   95.00
Child 04-11 years old RM   49.00

Inclusive :
* Transportation
* Guide

Note :
* Minimum 2 persons.
* Valid till 31 Dec 2014
* Excluded entrance fees

 

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