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Kek Lok Si Temple Tours and Activities

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Kek Lok Si Temple, which translates from Hokkien as the the Temple of Serene Bliss, stands majestically on the slopes of Air Itam, a hill on Penang Island. The largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia, Kek Lok Si attracts thousands of visitors with its 7-story white-and-gold pagoda, golden statues, and an elevated setting that provides panoramic views.

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Penang City & Temple Tour with Penang Hill(Fast Lane) & Kek Lok Si

Penang City & Temple Tour with Penang Hill(Fast Lane) & Kek Lok Si

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Even if you have only a short time in Penang, soak up the key sights in just half a day on this action-packed door-to-door tour. Ride the funicular to the peak of Penang Hill; explore the streets of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site; watch pewter craftsmen; taste white coffee; and check off religious monuments from Kek Lok Si Temple to Wat Chaiyamangkalaram and Dhammikarama Burmese Temple.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.26
Price varies by group size
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$70.26
Price varies by group size
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Penang Nature Tour with Penang Hill(Fast Lane), Kek Lok Si & Botanical Garden

Penang Nature Tour with Penang Hill(Fast Lane), Kek Lok Si & Botanical Garden

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On the surface, Penang appears as a historical city but if you look deeper, you’ll find a whole host of natural wonders. Spend the day discovering the best of Penang’s nature during a tour that covers Penang Hill (Flagstaff Hill), Batu Ferringhi Beach, and Kek Lok Si Temple, and provides an easy way for first-time visitors to orient themselves. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off mean that you don’t have to worry about finding a meeting point.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.62
Price varies by group size
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$84.62
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7-Days Best of Malaysia

7-Days Best of Malaysia

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Experience the best of Malaysia with this 7-day coach tour with round-trip travel from Kuala Lumpur. Make stops in five incredible destinations, including Cameron Highlands, Kota Bharu, and Kuantan. Discover the beauty, culture and history along with your informative local guide. Tour a tea plantation, visit the Islamic Civilization Park and tour a tea plantation as part of this epic journey. Your tour also includes a ride around the UNESCO World Heritage site of Georgetown in a traditional trishaw. Round-trip hotel transport is included and interested travelers can upgrade to include an optional airport transfer.
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  • 7 days
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$833.80
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$833.80

3-Night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur

3-Night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur

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See the best of Malaysia’s rural highlands on this 3-night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy round-trip coach transportation from your hotel or airport, as well as comfortable accommodation on this memorable journey beyond the urban landscapes. A local guide will lead travelers through a tea plantation, and the historic city of Georgetown. Enjoy an up-close look at the Kek Lok Si Temple, as well as a traditional trishaw ride on this unique tour that showcases the area's highlights.
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  • 4 days
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$463.30
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$463.30

Private Penang Full Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur with Lunch

Private Penang Full Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur with Lunch

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A melting pot of cultures and cuisines, Penang is a must-visit part of Malaysia. If you’re only spending a short time in Kuala Lumpur, this private day tour to Penang Island is a good way to get oriented. Glimpse into local life in one of the island’s many fishing villages, learn about Chinese, Burmese, and Thai history, and experience some typical Penangite arts like pewter-crafting.
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  • 12 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$187.18
Price varies by group size
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$187.18
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Half-Day Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple Private Tour

Half-Day Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple Private Tour

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Look down at George Town from a colonial-era hill station then explore fascinating Buddhist temples on a half-day, private tour to Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple. With the personal service of a private guide throughout the tour, you’ll ride a funicular to the scenic hilltop, see a colorful blend of Buddhist architectural styles, and make good-luck wishes at the Fountain of Life. This 3.5-hour private tour includes pickup and drop-off at hotels in the George Town area, with all transport in a climate-controlled vehicle. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.24
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$69.24
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Penang Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple

Penang Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple

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Your private tour of Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple, the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas, is guaranteed to be a memorable one. Take a trip on the funicular railway up Penang Hill and experience the beauty that surrounds you on this half-day tour. Your local guide will share insight and history about the stunning hill country, the city of Georgetown and distant mainland Malaysia, as well as background on one of Southeast Asia’s most incredible Buddhist temples—known for its seven-tiered pagoda.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.12
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$67.12

Private Tour: Full Day Center Penang Island Tour

Private Tour: Full Day Center Penang Island Tour

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Make sure you see the best of Penang on a private tour of the island. Departing from George Town, this personalized tour covers religious sights such as Kek Lok Si Temple, Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram, Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Plus, explore Penang Botanical Garden and take the funicular to Penang Hill, from which panoramic city views are enjoyed. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.57
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$102.57
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Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

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This guided tour is flexible tour for 8 hours meaning you can customize your own tour in Penang from ship or hotel or airport. You choose some 5-9 attractions to go from the list in "tour details" and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you may indulge in details in the attractions, or kind of "touch and go" or you simply snap pictures from the exterior without going in, you call the shot. If heat is a concern, go into more indoor attraction or go up the hill. If mobility is your concern, then go for a round island tour with the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you like shopping then your American dollars are stretch 4 X versus Ringgit Malaysia as everything is a bargain. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, no problem, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be surprised what Penang has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
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$100.00
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Private Transfer : Penang Hotel to Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Private Transfer : Penang Hotel to Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Travel from Penang to Kuala Lumpur in the comfort and safety of a private vehicle, and enjoy door-to-door service that’s tailored to your schedule. You simply choose the departure time, meet a driver at your location in Penang, then enjoy views of the countryside during the scenic, 4-hour drive to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$138.80
Price varies by group size
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$138.80
Price varies by group size
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Private Arrival Transfer : Penang International Airport

Private Arrival Transfer : Penang International Airport

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• Sit back and relax as you enjoy a transfer from Penang International Airport to Penang Island City Hotel • Enjoy Penang scenery without having to worry about traffic or maps • Travel to Penang knowing that a punctual and safe trip to your destination awaits you Enjoy a private transfer from Penang International Airport to Penang Island City Hotel. Begin your trip in a safe, convenient, and easy way in a private vehicle. Skip the long cab lines and head straight toward your destination in Penang.The transfer length is around 30-40 minutes and is available year-round, 24-hours a day.
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  • 30 to 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$11.34
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$11.34
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Penang City Sightseeing Tour

Penang City Sightseeing Tour

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Experience a taste of all that Penang has to offer on a grand tour of the island with a private guide. Travel in comfort by private vehicle to Penang’s top attractions, including Kek Lok Si Temple, Snake Temple, the funicular railway on Penang Hill and the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre. You'll learn about Malaysian arts including pewter-making and batik, stop at a traditional fishing village and fruit plantation, and see Buddhist temples and other architectural gems, all while enjoying informative commentary from your expert guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.58
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$85.58

Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

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This tour let you go to all the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a predetermined itinerary tour. For a 6 hours visit from ship or hotel or airport, you choose some 4-7 attractions to go from the list in "tour details". You choose the places and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you explore every nooks and corners, or you simply take pictures from the outside without entering the attraction, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take in the view from the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be not be disappointed. Penang is a truly surprising hidden gem!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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Private tour with local: Full day Penang Hill and Temples and City Grand tour

Private tour with local: Full day Penang Hill and Temples and City Grand tour

If you’ve only got limited time in Penang, see more of the city than you would if exploring as a large group on a private sightseeing tour that’s perfect for first-time visitors. A private guide is on hand to answer all of your questions and provide local insight into the city as you tick off top attractions such as Penang Hill (Flagstaff Hill) and Kek Lok Si Temple. Plus, you’ll travel between attractions in an air-conditioned vehicle to avoid getting flustered in the heat.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.65
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$65.65

 Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

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This is a guided tour and it let you have the flexibility to pick and choose attractions that you like. You will be spoilt for choices. For a 4 hours visit from port or hotel or airport, you may select to go to some 2-4 attractions from the list below. You choose the places and dictate the time to spend at each attraction. Either visit the attraction to your heart fills, or simply take picture from the outside without entering, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take the comfort of viewing from the car. If you do not have a clue where to go, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You pick some 2-4 attractions/activities from the list in tour details. Penang is a land of charm and you will be surprised what it got to offer and you wish you stop by here longer!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
Price varies by group size
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$55.00
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Penang Full Day Tour including Penang Hill(Fast Lane) with Lunch

Penang Full Day Tour including Penang Hill(Fast Lane) with Lunch

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Experience the sights and sounds of Penang in one day on a 6-hour guided tour. The well-rounded itinerary is perfect for travelers who want to get an overview of the vibrant Malaysian city, but don’t want to fuss over taxis, public transit, and limiting guide books. Thanks to all-inclusive transportation from your hotel, you're able to comfortably visit the reclining Buddha, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Penang Hill, and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.88
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$94.88
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Penang City Private Half Day Tour With Khoo Kongsi & Kek Lok Si

Penang City Private Half Day Tour With Khoo Kongsi & Kek Lok Si

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This tour will give you a full tour of Penang main highlights. You will experience and get a chance to witness the different cultures and architecture of Penang. We will also get a chance to visit the Penang Street art, the heritage buildings, local temples as well as Penang history. This is a perfect city tour for couples or families visiting for the first time.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.33
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$40.33
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Best of Malaysia 10 Days

Best of Malaysia 10 Days

Experience the best of Malaysia with this 10-days Private Car or Van tour with round-trip travel from Kuala Lumpur. Make stops in Eight incredible destinations, including Cameron Highlands, Penang and Historical Melaka Discover the beauty, culture and history along with your informative Chauffeur Guide. Tour a tea plantation, visit the Islamic Civilization Park and tour a tea plantation as part of this epic journey. Your tour also includes a ride around the UNESCO World Heritage site of Georgetown in a traditional trishaw. Round-trip hotel transport is included Airport Transfers.
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  • 10 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,885.00
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$1,885.00
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A Fabulous Day in Penang (Private Tour with Lunch)

A Fabulous Day in Penang (Private Tour with Lunch)

This is customized tour meant for tourist to visit most of the landmark of Penang island in a time of a day. This tour will explore both places of attraction that famous among foreign tourists as well the locals. You will get to learn the local customs, livelihood, neighborhood and the tradition of the local Penangnites, as well the history of the British Crown Colony in South East Asia.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.98
Price varies by group size
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$108.98
Price varies by group size

10 days Non-stop Excitement Peninsular Malaysia Private Tour

10 days Non-stop Excitement Peninsular Malaysia Private Tour

The most comprehensive Malaysia highlight private tour. Well-curated and cater for private group size up to 12 pax with 12 luggage. Commute to the dispersed attractions and respite in the private air-conditioned minivan. Make the best out of 12 hours daily, flexible to decide what to do or taste that fits your appetite or physical fitness level the best. Tailor-made programs on the go and you dictate duration spend at each attractions. Admire the exotic tropical scenic ride, just sit back and relax. Grab this unbeatable opportunity to create favourite memories with your loved ones. Our tour guide cum driver exclusively accompany you throughout the journey and share live commentary. Marvel into the ・Cultural rich of Penang ・Tranquil mountain landscape of Ipoh ・Rich verdant of Cameron Highlands ・Calming paddy field of Sekinchan ・Horizonless Sky Mirror ・Fascinating wild fireflies of Kuala Selangor ・Vibrant bustling of Kuala Lumpur ・UNESCO listed site of Melaka and conclude in Singapore
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  • 10 days
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$2,015.14
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$2,015.14
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Penang Pearl of the Orient in 5D4N

Penang Pearl of the Orient in 5D4N

With so many historic and natural attractions to explore, many visitors to Penang find that multiple days are needed to see all of the island’s sights. This five-day tour takes travelers all over the island with an expert guide. Accommodation and transport are all sorted, making this is the perfect tour for anyone seeking an extensive overview of Penang without the hassle.
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$710.80
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$710.80
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Half-Day Penang Kek Lok Si Temple Private Tour

Half-Day Penang Kek Lok Si Temple Private Tour

Visit a dramatic Buddhist temple with views of the ocean on a half-day private tour to Kek Lok Si Temple from George Town. With a private guide to help interpret the temple's fascinating artwork and architecture, you’ll see sacred statues and a towering seven-story pagoda that blends Chinese, Thai, and Burmese architectural styles. This 3.5-hour tour from George Town to Kek Lok Si Temple includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel, and both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.52
Price varies by group size
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$70.52
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Private Transfer : Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Penang Hotel

Private Transfer : Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Penang Hotel

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• Sit back and relax as you enjoy a transfer from Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Penang Hotels. • Enjoy scenery without having to worry about traffic or maps • Travel to Penang Hotels knowing that a punctual and safe trip to your destination awaits you Enjoy a private transfer from Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Penang Hotel. Begin your trip in a safe, convenient, and easy way in a private vehicle. Skip the long cab lines and head straight toward your destination in Penang.The transfer length is around 4 hours and is available year-round, 24-hours a day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
Price varies by group size
From
$108.00
Price varies by group size
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Penang Island Day Trip Tour with local lunch

Penang Island Day Trip Tour with local lunch

Discover Malay, Chinese, Nyonya, and Indian cultures in the same day on a private 14-hour tour to Penang. With a well-rounded itinerary, air-conditioned transportation, and a delicious Malaysian lunch included, you get to skip the headache of planning. Tour highlights include the Snake Temple, Fort Cornwallis, and Kek Lok Si Temple. Your adventure concludes with a panoramic tour of the vibrant UNESCO listed George Town.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$166.16
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$166.16
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Kek Lok Si Temple can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 46 Kek Lok Si Temple tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Kek Lok Si Temple 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Kek Lok Si Temple costs USD 11.34. Guided Kek Lok Si Temple tours start around USD 11.34 per person. See all 46 Kek Lok Si Temple tickets and tours on Viator.
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