Private George Town UNESCO Heritage Walking Tour

Join this walking tour to experience George town in a different way. You’ll experience Georgetown’s mixture of cultures and faiths, customs and traditions, smells and sights, and along with the historical architecture, there’s galleries, boutiques, street art and if you get hungry, some excellent eateries along the way. In this 3 hours tour you will visit Chew Jetty, Armenian Street, Kapitan Keling mosque, Sri Mahamanian temple, Little India and much more.

per adult from

$64

NZD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • English Speaking Tour Guide
    • Sightseeing by Walk
    • Entry/Admission - Khoo Kongsi
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation
    • Any other Expenses not mentioned
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Pengkalan Weld 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia

    Our tour guide will pick up you at 8:30 am from your hotel lobby centrally located George Town. Start this walking tour by paying a visit to Chew Jetty, An Old Chinese Waterfront Settlement is the largest and most lively jetty in Penang

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Armenian Street, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    Move on to nearer Sights Armenian Street, Lying within the core zone of the George Towns World Heritage Site, the street is surrounded by Chinese Temples and Clan Houses. The street itself is full of charming shophouses, artists galleries, cafe's and some of the best of Penang's street art can be found around this area.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kapitan Keling Mosque, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

    Walk around Kapitan Keling Mosque,  built in the 19th century by Indian Muslim traders in George Town. It is the largest mosque in Georgetown and looks sublime at sunset. The walls are covered with calligraphy panels and stained glass windows featuring arabesques of geometrical designs and floral motifs. The floor is solid, polished white marble with long rows of prayer rugs strewn all over.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sri Mariamman Temple, Queen Street, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    Continue your walking to The Sri Mahamariamman Temple, This is the oldest Hindu temple standing in Penang. It is standing there, the same spot, since 200 years ago. Amazing sculptures of gods and goddesses are to be seen over the main entrance of the temple.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Little India - Penang, Queen Street and Penang Street Malaysia

    Walk along to Little India, This is an ethnic Indian enclave. This is famous for its Colorful neighborhood with dozens of shops & vendors for Indian clothing, jewelry & street food.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng), Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

    Visit joss stick maker and learn how he makes thick handmade joss sticks some interesting story. 

    Move on to Kuan yin temple or The Goddess of Mercy Temple, is the first temple ever built in Georgetown, Penang, by Chinese settlers. Enjoy the temple's many beautiful features like the dragon-entwined pillars, carved from a type of greenstone, which support the temple's high roof. 


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St. George's Anglican Church, 1 Lebuh Farquhar Harmony Walk, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

    Visit St. George's Church, This is a 19th-century Anglican church in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. It is the oldest purpose-built Anglican church in Southeast Asia.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Khoo Kongsi, 18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

    Lastly pay a visit to Khoo Kongsi, a large Chinese clan house with elaborate and highly ornamented architecture, a mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang Malaysia. Then our guide will drop off you at your hotel/accommodation in George Town with sweet memories.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Centrally located Georgetown area hotel.
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Original pick up location.
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A big amount of walking is involved.
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by MAM Holidays Malaysia

Activity ID: V-29580P65

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