Private tour

George Town: Private Half-Day Historical City Tour

Activity provider: Mam Holidays

George Town: Private Half-Day Historical City Tour

Activity provider: Mam Holidays

From US$ 72 per person

Join this half-day tour and explore to Clan Jetties, the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Khoo Kongsi, and Buddhist temples.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup within George town hotel/ Cruise ship port.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Visit Buddhist temples in George Town
  • Learn local history and culture
  • Explore bustling Clan Jetties and the Khoo Kongsi clan house
  • See the standing Buddha
Full description
Our Tour Guide picks you up from your hotel in the George Town area to start your George Town half-day tour that takes in the main attractions and picturesque sights. You will visit the Clan Jetties along the waterfront of George Town. Get a first-hand view of a house stilt by the coast of the living heritage of the Chew Clan to go about their daily life. Continue to visit the former house of the Chinese Captain, the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and marvel at their collections not found elsewhere. This elite house featured many memories of when the Chinese immigrants inter-marriage with the locals and created a fusion of east meets locals; hence a new tradition was borne. Take a tour to Khoo Kongsi, one of the grandest temples or clan houses of the Khoo family, and marvel at the splendid architecture, one of the best outside China. Learn about the history, rituals, Fengshui, and trivia stuff in Khoo Kongsi. Next, We round up the tour with a visit to Pulau Tikus and visit Reclining Buddha Temple. Be amazed at the world's 3rd longest Reclining Buddha statue and see the differences between Chinese and Siamese dragons in the Reclining Buddha temple. See the standing Buddha and check out the Guardian of the World (Panca Rupa). Throw a few coins for luck in the Fountain of Life and learn about the journey of Buddha in the Burmese temple. After finish this tour you will be transferred back to your hotel safely.
  • Round trip Hotel pickup and drop-off at George town
  • English-speaking local tour guide
  • All sightseeing by private A/C car
  • All taxes and service charges
  • Personal expenses
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with kidney problems

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
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Perfect way to see all the sights without having to walk too much in the heat. Muhammad, our guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable about the history of the city. Highly recommend

November 25, 2022

Product ID: 67775