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Kek Lok Si Temple Tours

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Kek Lok Si Temple
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
From
$70.26
Price varies by group size
From
$70.26
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Penang Hill and Temple Tour

Penang Hill and Temple Tour

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Experience the best of Penang on this half-day hill and Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple afternoon tour. Ride the Penang Hill Railway to gain access to scenic views and tour the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas. Follow your expert guide through the Kek Lok Si Temple and gain insight and understanding into the history and traditions of Penang’s landmarks. Enjoy the ease of round-trip hotel transportation to and from your Penang hotel or the cruise port as part of this popular excursion.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$36.35
From
$36.35
Taking safety measures

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
From
$69.24
Price varies by group size
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$69.24
Price varies by group size

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
From
$40.33
Price varies by group size
From
$40.33
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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
From
$80.00
Price varies by group size
From
$80.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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
From
$102.57
Price varies by group size
From
$102.57
Price varies by group size

Penang City & Temple Tour Including Penang Hill Tickets (Fast Lane)

Penang City & Temple Tour Including Penang Hill Tickets (Fast Lane)

Explore the Penang city which is rich in history as it is in culture, tradition and diversity by Penang City Tour. Visit Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Streets of George Town - UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then proceed to Penang Hill and visit Kek Lok Si Temple, Guan Yin. - Harmonious temple bestowed with gifts from Chinese emperors - Picturesque funicular train ride to the top of Penang Hill - Spectacular views of Georgetown & roundtrip transportation - Relaxing environment at 2,700 feet (833 m) above sea level - Chance to view the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$62.04
Price varies by group size
From
$62.04
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Penang Shore Excursion Day Trip with Temple and Penang Hill Tickets (Fast Lane)

Penang Shore Excursion Day Trip with Temple and Penang Hill Tickets (Fast Lane)

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Located in the northwest of Malaysia, Penang shore excursions bring you to a beautiful island which is known as the “Pearl of the Orient”. It is a place of meeting and exchange between East and West, creating a charm that is unique. Penang is recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO. The island is formerly one of the important islands in the seaway through the Straits of Malacca, occupied early by the British colonial powers. Today, Penang shore excursions are charmed with unique architecture and culture as well as being known as a multi-ethnic city of Malaysian, Chinese, Indian and Thai influences. We offer for visitors many things to do and see in Penang shore excursions, such as: Take a city tour around Georgetown • Explore Penang Hill • Visiting Kek Lok Si Pagoda • Coffee taste at Coffee Tree
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.52
Price varies by group size
From
$60.52
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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
From
$67.12
From
$67.12

 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
From
$55.00
Price varies by group size
From
$55.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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
From
$100.00
Price varies by group size
From
$100.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Half Day Penang Hill and the Kek Lok Si Temple

Half Day Penang Hill and the Kek Lok Si Temple

Experience the magic of Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple with ease on a 5-hour tour. Complimentary round-trip transportation from your hotel allows you to skip the stress and discomfort of taxis. During the journey, listen to live commentary from your driver cum guide on local history and culture. You also enjoy easy ascent (and complimentary fare) with the funicular up to Penang Hill and chairlift to the Bronze Statue.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$60.26
Price varies by group size
From
$60.26
Price varies by group size

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
From
$70.52
Price varies by group size
From
$70.52
Price varies by group size

Penang Hill & Temple Sightseeing

Penang Hill & Temple Sightseeing

Experience the best of Penang on this half-day hill and Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple afternoon tour. Ride the Penang Hill Railway to gain access to scenic views and tour the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas. Follow your expert guide through the Kek Lok Si Temple and gain insight and understanding into the history and traditions of Penang’s landmarks. Enjoy the ease of round-trip hotel transportation to and from your Penang hotel or the cruise port as part of this popular excursion.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$108.00
Price varies by group size
From
$108.00
Price varies by group size

Penang City & Temple Tour With Penang Hill(Fast Lane)

Penang City & Temple Tour With Penang Hill(Fast Lane)

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. - Discover the rich multicultural diversity of Penang - Ride the funicular to the 2,733-foot (833-meter) summit of Penang Hill - Explore George Town, Kek Lok Si Temple, and more - Take it easy with door-to-door round-trip transfers
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$69.76
Price varies by group size
From
$69.76
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Penang City Tour & Temple Including Penang Hill Tickets (Fast Lane)

Penang City Tour & Temple Including Penang Hill Tickets (Fast Lane)

Explore the Penang city which is rich in history as it is in culture, tradition and diversity by Penang City Tour. Visit Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Streets of George Town - UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then proceed to Penang Hill and visit Kek Lok Si Temple, Guan Yin. - Harmonious temple bestowed with gifts from Chinese emperors - Picturesque funicular train ride to the top of Penang Hill - Spectacular views of Georgetown & roundtrip transportation - Relaxing environment at 2,700 feet (833 m) above sea level - Chance to view the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$62.04
Price varies by group size
From
$62.04
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Penang Hill and Temple

Private Penang Hill and Temple

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With cooler temperatures and panoramic views of Penang Island, Penang Hill is an ideal place to escape George Town heat and get your bearings. This private, half-day tour is a convenient way to visit Penang Hill by funicular, and includes a visit to the Temple of Paradise, as well as door-to-door transport.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$51.29
Price varies by group size
From
$51.29
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Penang City & Temple Tour With Penang Hill(Fast Lane)

Penang City & Temple Tour With Penang Hill(Fast Lane)

Explore the Penang city which is  rich in history as it is in culture, tradition and diversity by Penang City Tour. Visit Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Streets of George Town - UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then proceed to Penang Hill and visit Kek Lok Si Temple, Guan Yin. - Harmonious temple bestowed with gifts from Chinese emperors - Picturesque funicular train ride to the top of Penang Hill - Spectacular views of Georgetown & roundtrip transportation - Relaxing environment at 2,700 feet (833 m) above sea level - Chance to view the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$70.26
Price varies by group size
From
$70.26
Price varies by group size

Penang Temple with Penang Hill & The Habitat Tour

Penang Temple with Penang Hill & The Habitat Tour

Penang is not only well known for its rich cultural heritage. It also has no shortage of and natural scenery; the island is a fusion of forests, lakes and beaches. Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks on Penang Island, Malaysia. A world away from bustling Georgetown, The Habitat Penang Hill is a fascinating introduction to the Malaysian rainforest, with walking trails, a canopy walk, tree top walk, and an entire garden devoted to fragrant plants. Enjoy a spectacular panoramic sunset view.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$112.25
Price varies by group size
From
$112.25
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Penang Temple Tour with Penang Hill (Fast Lane)

Penang Temple Tour with Penang Hill (Fast Lane)

Whether you want to get quickly acquainted with Malaysia’s historic Penang or you only have a limited amount of time to explore, this half-day tour is a great way to see the sights. Savor the freedom of a private vehicle and driver as you visit Kek Lok Si Temple, a grand and significant site for Buddhists across South East Asia, and Penang Hill, with views of the entire state.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$59.38
Price varies by group size
From
$59.38
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Penang Tour Including Penang Hill Tickets (Fast Lane) & Lunch

Penang Tour Including Penang Hill Tickets (Fast Lane) & Lunch

Explore the Penang city which is rich in history as it is in culture, tradition and diversity. Visit the many historical buildings and temples such as Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple. After that, take a scenic drive through the streets of George Town - UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop at Fort Cornwallis for the photostop. Then, visit Penang Hill and also Kek Lok Si Temple.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$96.06
Price varies by group size
From
$96.06
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour : Penang Excursion Tour

Private Tour : Penang Excursion Tour

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed George Town with your own private guide when your cruise ship docks in George Town. Take in highlights such as Penang Hill, Fort Cornwallis, and the historic Pinang Peranakan Mansion, along with a variety of houses of worship including Kek Lok Si Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple, Kapitan Keling Mosque, and St. George's Church. Learn about Penang’s food, heritage, and history along the way.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$83.08
Price varies by group size
From
$83.08
Price varies by group size

Group Tour : Half Day Penang Guided Trip

Group Tour : Half Day Penang Guided Trip

Experience this half day Penang join-in-tour by visiting the The Reclining Buddha Temple is otherwise called the Sleeping Buddha by local people, you can see there are numerous specialties, containing the remains of lovers. There is additionally a little Thai town and Thai burial ground simply behind the sanctuary. Value this wonderful sanctuary and quiet air before continue to Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple. Next, Kek Lok Si temple, highlights are the seven-level Thousand-Buddha Pagoda and a statue of Goddess of Mercy. Ride the precarious funicular railway up Penang Hill. Appreciate all encompassing perspectives over the island and investigate the notable British hill station. Tour through four major religious buildings in Malaysia stand solidly on the one street line. Showcase of more than 50 inspiring murals of Old Penang Street Art. Visit Floating Village on stills above the water, Clan Jetties of Chinese settlement since 19th century.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$56.00
From
$56.00

Penang Cultural & Food Experience Tour

Penang Cultural & Food Experience Tour

Malaysia is a melting pot of culture and Penang Island is a must to visit their fascinating culture and heritage. Visit ancient buildings such as the Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site, followed by Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple. Besides, Penang is also well-known for being a food heaven, taste the Penang Char Kuey Teow, Laksa & Chendol at the Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendol.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$143.85
Price varies by group size
From
$143.85
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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