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Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang

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Penang, Malaysia

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Maximise your time in George Town with this private 4-hour tour from Penang. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed monuments of the colonial city; visit the Peranakan Mansion Museum, the Made in Penang Interactive Museum, and the Penang Museum; and admire the city’s colorful street art murals. Entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • 4-hour private tour of George Town’s museums and street art
  • Discover the monuments and street art of George Town’s UNESCO-listed Old Town
  • Learn more about Penang’s colonial heritage at the Penang Museum
  • Admire art and artefacts on display at the Peranakan Mansion Museum and the Made in Penang Interactive Museum
  • Great-value tour includes hotel pickup and entrance fees
  • Private tour ensures a personalised experience
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Hotel pickup and drop off
English speaking driver cum guide
Entrance fees
Food and drinks
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Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any location in Penang Island

Departure Time

9:00 AM
Your day begins with a 9am pickup from your Penang hotel by private vehicle. Accompanied by your private guide, head straight to the Penang Museum and journey back to the 18th century as you discover the fascinating colonial history of the Straits of Malacca.

Next, visit the nearby Made in Penang Interactive Museum, where you can get hands as you play around with trick art and have fun posing for photos in the 3D galleries. Continue your immersion in Malay culture with a stop at the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, a magnificent century-old Baba home filled with antique furnishings, beautiful artworks, and priceless artifacts.

Finally, explore the UNESCO-listed Old Town of George Town and admire the historic monuments, memorable landmarks, and colorful street art murals.

After four hours taking in the highlights of the city, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.

Please note: Penang Museum is closed on Fridays, when a longer stop will be made at other attractions.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Fort Cornwallis
Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Set close to the Esplanade and Penang Clock Tower, the star-shaped bastion is one of the oldest structures in Penang. Named after Marquis Charles Cornwallis, only a set of ten-foot high outer walls remain, with an enclosed park within.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
The Pinang Peranakan Mansion is a stately mansion, refurbished to reflect bygone days of the Straits Chinese settlement in Penang. This magnificent townhouse is the former residence and office of Chinese Kapitan Chung Keng Kwee. He was a 19th century Hakka tin-miner and secret society leader of Hai San. The Pinang Peranakan Mansion is filled with more than 1,000 antiques and collectibles. The residence is unique and incorporates various Chinese architecture. The townhouse, built in the 1890s incorporates Chinese carved-wood panels, with English floor tiles and Scottish iron works.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Built in the 1880s, this famous indigo-blue Chinese Courtyard House in George Town was the residence of Cheong Fatt Tze, a prominent Chinese figure in the newly established Penang Straits Settlement during the 19th century. The mansion was built by master craftsmen brought in especially from China, who used their skills to fashion the mansion with 38 rooms, 5 granite-paved courtyards, 7 staircases and 220 windows. In 2000, the Cheong Fatt Tze mansion received the inaugural UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Conservation Award, selected as the 'Most Excellent Project' in the Asia Pacific Rim following its RM7.6 million restoration works.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Tour & Incentive Travel

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang.

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