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Hill & Temple Exploration

Price: $41.00
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Hill & Temple Exploration

On this Penang tour, you'll reach the highest point on the island to enjoy captivating panoramic views before visiting the gorgeous Kek Lok Si Temple. This Penang shore excursion is ideal for photographers, newcomers to Malaysia, and anyone looking to discover breathtaking views of George Town.

Your tour begins by comfortably traveling with your expert driver to Penang Hill, a mesmerizing forested area garnished with beautiful flora and fauna. You'll reach the high ground via funicular tram, a unique cable railway experience. Atop the hill, you can enjoy jaw-dropping panoramic vistas of George Town and the Penang Bridge. Afterward, you'll visit Kek Lok Si Temple, the largest Chinese Buddhist Temple in Malaysia. Admire the striking seven-story Pagoda of Rama, showcasing 10,000 stunning alabaster and bronze statues of Buddha. Photograph the picturesque Chinese, Thai, and Burmese architectural elements before ending your scenic Penang tour and returning with your driver to your port.

Book this comprehensive Penang shore excursion now for an unforgettable sightseeing tour at a low price.

Please Note: A ship card and photo identification is required to participate. This tour includes admission to the Kek Lok Si Temple and the Penang Hill funicular.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable seasonal clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, walking shoes, and a hat. Please ensure you are appropriately dressed for visits to any to local places of worship, as you could be refused entry. Long sleeves, loose pants, long skirts, and long pants are all acceptable in places of worship. Shoes should be taken off when entering a mosque or someone's house.
Restrictions
Participants must be able to step in and out of the vehicle. A ship card and photo identification is required to participate in this tour.
4 Stars4Based On 2 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsBeautiful Penang and GeorgetownDecember 09, 2019

Reviewer: M Thompson
The itinerary was great, although I recommend that you pre-purchase the express line tickets for Penang Hill. Unfortunately, we hadn't while the other couple in our group did, we caused some confusion and delay. We ended paying extra so we didn't have to wait in line (would have literally hours).

4 StarsWorthwhileFebruary 19, 2016

Reviewer: steve the beeman
Value for money

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