Penang City Tour

Taking a Penang City Tour is one of the best ways to see the sights of George Town Penang and to learn about it's history, especially if you are here for just a few days.

You will be driven around to the best sights in a comfortable air-condition vehicle with a knowledgeable English speaking guide and get to see a lot in a relatively short space of time.

Picture of Georgetown with KOMTAR in the background

This is a good introductory tour of Penang and gives you just a taste of the dozens of historical buildings around this beautiful old British Colonial city.

Once you know where everything is, you can later make a much more leisurely visit to the places that interest you the most.

There is one well known international tour company that operates a Georgetown city tour. Below you will find a brief description of their tour on offer.

Prices include being picked up and dropped off at your city centre hotel.

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Penang City Tour by Viator

The large tour company Viator offers an afternoon city tour which lasts for approximately three hours and takes you around the old part of the city where you will get to see all the major Colonial buildings around town and at the Esplanade (Padang Kota Lama), where the first British fort, Fort Cornwallis is located.

See the sights and sounds of Chinatown with its dozens of ornate Chinese Temples and Clan Houses, the hustle and bustle of Little India with its aromatic delights (and loud Bollywood music blaring out) and visit the stilted houses of Chew Jetty along the coastline near the Penang to Butterworth ferry terminal.

You will also get to visit and watch the skilled craftsmen producing the famous Royal Selangor Pewter, with the final stop at the popular large Reclining Buddha Thai Temple and Burmese Temple just outside of the main part of town, near to the upmarket area of Gurney Drive (Persiaran Gurney).

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Please Note : Times, places and duration of these tours may vary to what is shown above.

If you are interested in booking this city tour of George Town in Penang, please check with the tour company that the itinerary being sold is what you are looking for.

Pick up from hotels in Batu Ferringhi Beach are available for an extra charge.