A lively mix ofEuropean flavors, traditional Asian inspiration, and awe-inspiring naturalbeauty is what makes Penang one of Malaysia’s most charming destinations. This relaxedtour with one of Rayna Tours’ friendly guides promises you an idealintroduction of Penang, allowing you to experience its best sights from allangles.
Get started with a drivefrom your hotel or desired location to the region’s most prominent city, Georgetown,which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its magnificent colonial stylestructures and old world ambience. As the trip progresses, stop at the formermilitary stronghold of Fort Cornwallis for some amazing clicks.
Drive by the exuberantneighborhoods of Chinatown as well as Little India, and then spend some time todiscover the picturesque Clan Jetties – a part of the Heritage Trail of Penang,filled with numerous Chinese style dwellings built on stilts. Proceed to the rightlynamed Street of Harmony where several shrines of varied faiths beguilingly co-existwithin a one-kilometer radius.
You’ll further pay avisit to the iconic Wat Chayamankalram which welcomes you with a massive statueof the reclining Buddha. At a height of more than 105 feet, it’s one of thelargest in the world. Another of the significant places of worship you tour isDharmikarama Burmese Temple – the one-of-its kind Buddhist shrine outside ofMyanmar.
Prior to the tour culminateswith a return transfer, enjoy an indulgent sampling of varied chocolate treatsat Cocoa Boutique, and also make a stop at the Colonial Museum that enables fora peek into Penang’s affluent lifestyle during the colonial era.