Explore the hidden charms of Penang island on this round the island trip traversing through traditional fishing villages, idyllic beaches, lush green rainforests, ocean scenic views, rolling hills and agricultural lands.

Along the way we’ll stop at the enchanting Tropical Spice Garden, learn how Malaysian batik is made at the Penang Batik Handicraft centre and visit the world class insect and butterfly farm, Entopia.

We will have a light lunch at a nearby seafood village before travelling through hilly terrains of rainforest, fruit and spice plantations. Along the way we’ll stop at a roadside fruit stand, if you wish to buy some local fresh fruit to take back to your hotel.

We will then head to the agricultural township of Balik Pulau, which in Malay literally means “the back of the island.” On the west side of this laid back township is a long stretch of coastline and rice fields with stunning views of the sunset from the opposite surrounding hills. We will have a sightseeing tour of Balik Pulau and visit some local points of interest.

Key Highlights

  • Experience the eco-tourism destination with exotic flora and fauna of Tropical Spice Garden
  • Visit the enchanting world of the metamorphosis of butterfly at Entopia
  • Learn how Malaysian traditional fabric prints is made at the Batik Factory
  • Indulge your senses with fresh tropical fruits and Titi Kerawang waterfall
  • Explore Balik Pulau and sightseeing

Inclusions

  • Pick up and drop off at hotels in Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Tokong, George Town
  • Fluent English speaking local host
  • Private air-conditioned car, includes fuel and parking
  • Complimentary bottled water

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Personal expenses

Important Information

What to bring:

  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen to protect from the sun
  • Umbrella if it is raining
  • Wear good walking shoes and light clothing
  • Camera if you wish to take photos
  • Photo ID (eg drivers licence)
  • Some cash (approx $100 ringgit) if you wish to make any purchase along the way as most vendors and shopkeepers only accept cash

Price (one guest): MYR $450

Price (two guests): MYR $300 per person

Duration: 9:00am – 5:00pm (subject to traffic conditions)

 

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