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George Town: Half-Day UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

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Activity provider: Ivy Holidays Sdn Bhd

George Town: Half-Day UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

Activity provider: Ivy Holidays Sdn Bhd

From US$ 30.50 per person

Explore George Town's cultural highlights in just half a day with a private guide. Marvel at a city that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in its entirety. Find out what makes this modern metropolis so unique on a must-do tour for all city wanderers.

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Duration 4 hours
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Instructor
English
Pickup included
Roundtrip transfers from your hotel are included in George Town and Batu Ferringhi. For hotel pickup and drop-off outside of these areas, an extra charge of 50 Malaysian Ringgit applies per car each way (i.e. 100 Malaysian Ringgit per car for roundtrip transfers) to be paid in cash directly to the driver. Please meet your guide in your hotel lobby.

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the capital of Penang's heritage on this private tour
  • See the most important cultural sites in this UNESCO World Heritage city
  • Visit old Chinese temples and key attractions in just half a day
  • Explore the city in private with an English-speaking guide and driver
  • Choose between a morning or afternoon time slot, and enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off
Full description
Discover George Town's heritage sites on a half-day tour with included hotel pickup and drop-off in George Town or Batu Ferringhi. Get the most out of your exploration of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with a private, English-speaking guide.  Begin your tour with hotel pickup, then head to the Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese clan house with stunning architecture, with your guide. Continue to be amazed as you visit Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple and the oldest clan temple in town, Cheah Kongsi. Hear all the background stories and insights from your expert guide. Don't miss a visit to the Taoist Chinese temple, Yap Kongsi, and Ciji Temple. Enjoy the last highlight with a visit to Pinang Peranakan Mansion, a house museum dedicated to Penang's Peranakan heritage which once served as the residence and office of a 19th-century Chinese tycoon, Chung Keng Quee. After 4 hours full of history and cultural insights, you will be dropped off back at your hotel in George Town or Batu Ferringhi.
Includes
  • English-speaking guide and driver
  • Roundtrip transfers from your hotel (in George Town or Batu Ferringhi)
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Know before you go

  • Roundtrip transfers from your hotel are included in George Town and Batu Ferringhi
  • For hotel pickup and drop-off outside of these areas, an extra charge of 50 Malaysian Ringgit applies per car each way (i.e. 100 Malaysian Ringgit per car for roundtrip transfers) to be paid in cash directly to the driver
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5

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Very nice day with an excellent driver with good knowledge about the areas he took us

January 20, 2020

Out of seven destinations, 4 were sales targets. Coffee, tea, batik honey. The driver's explanations were sufficient.

January 14, 2020

January 8, 2020

Product ID: 333671