The Best of Penang

The Best of Penang
Excursion Highlights:
  • Explore captivating George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing architectural and cultural gems unparalleled in East Asia
  • Visit a Thai temple and marvel at a world-renowned, gold-plated reclining Buddha, over 100 feet in length
  • Discover the Peranakan Mansion, holding priceless antique collections, and the majestic Khoo Kongsi
  • Explore Little India and Chinatown, bustling with distinctive stalls and shops, perfect for souvenir hunting
  • Enjoy the strongest guarantees in the industry, the best prices, and the convenience of smaller groups
Price: $45.00
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
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.
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.

The Best of Penang

Relish the captivating allure of George Town, the capital and largest city of Penang. On this culturally enriching Penang shore excursion, you'll comfortably travel in an air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver through scenic streets, observe a world-famous reclining golden Buddha statue, and absorb all the stunning historical cultural variety Penang has to offer. This George Town tour is ideal for anyone looking to experience a beautiful array of cultural venues, buildings, and historical information for a low price.

George Town has been labeled a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique architectural and cultural townscape unparalleled anywhere in East Asia. Your tour begins with a visit to a Thai temple, where you'll want to take photographs of the incredibly decorative and colorful entrances. Inside the temple, witness the grandeur of a gold-plated reclining Buddha measuring over 100 feet in length. Photographs are allowed inside the temple, but make sure to remove your shoes before entering.

Your expert driver will then take you to the Peranakan Mansion, a beautiful home to priceless antique collections of artifacts. These fascinating items depict the assimilation of cultures between the Malays and early Chinese settlers. Afterward, you'll visit the majestic Khoo Kongsi, the most beautiful Chinese Clan House outside of China. Following a scenic drive through popular cultural spots, you'll see Little India, home to the oldest Hindu temple in Penang, and Chinatown, a bustling street full of distinctive stalls and shops. Time will be provided to shop for fantastic souvenirs that friends and family will love.

Book this shore excursion now for an amazing cultural experience at a wonderful low price.

Please Note: A ship card and photo identification is required to participate. This tour includes admission to the Pinang Peranakan Mansion and the Khoo Kongsi.