Half-Day George Town History Private Tour
Join this half-day tour and explore George Town well-known attractions with our professional English speaking guide. Learn about the city cultural and history through visits to Clan Jetties, the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Khoo Kongsi and Buddhist temples. Round-trip transportation from George Town hotels is included.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Round trip transportation by private minivan
- Experienced English speaking guide
- All taxes and service charges
- Pickup and drop-off within George town hotel/ Cruise ship port.
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- Any Other things not mentioned
- Meet a driver at your hotel in the George Town area for 9am or 2pm departure, then travel to the first stop of the day, the Clan Jetties on George Town's waterfront. You'll see traditional stilt houses built out over the water, and learn about the living heritage of the Chew Clan.
Visit the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, the former house of a Chinese Captain, and see a remarkable collection of memorabilia and artifacts. Continue to Khoo Kongsi, one of the grandest temples, or clan houses, of the Khoo family, with fascinating history and rituals.
Next, head to Pulau Tikus to visit Reclining Buddha Temple, or Wat Chaiyamangkalaram, and the Burmese Temple, or Dharmikarama Temple. You'll see the world's 3rd-longest reclining Buddha statue, then learn the differences between Chinese and Siamese dragons. There's also a grand standing Buddha here, and the "Guardian of the World"—count how many animal parts make up this guardian.
After 4 hours of exploring, this tour concludes with return transfer to your hotel.
Departure Point :Your hotel in George Town area only
Return Detail :Your hotel in George Town area only
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Great discount price is available for children (1-12 years)
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.