For an inside scoop on
one of Malaysia’s most picturesque and equally historic destinations, take
Rayna Tours’ Penang Grand Tour. An island paradise on Peninsular Malaysia’s
northwest coast, Penang is highly sought after for its blend of picturesque
beach resorts, distinct cultural landmarks, and fascinating architecture. With
our guided tour, you’ll explore all of the region’s treasures and get
acquainted with its rich culture and traditions.
As you get picked up
from your hotel, enjoy a picturesque drive, passing by the elegant buildings
including the colonial era mansions. One of the most intriguing stops on this
trip is Snake Temple, also known as the Temple of the Azure Cloud. Within this
temple built to honor a Chinese monk, you’ll find a number of live snakes
curled around altars placed across the shrine.
You’ll further make a
stop at Kek Lok Si Temple which is touted as Southeast Asia’s biggest Buddhist
temple. Situated amongst tranquil ambience and completely bounded by beautiful
views, it contains abundance of Buddhist images and pagodas, besides a massive
statue of Guanyin or Goddess of Mercy.
With a visit to Batik
factory, interact with local artisans who will fascinate you with the
interesting facts on the ancient Batik textile art involving intricate dyeing
procedures. Finally, get a first-hand understanding of crafting amazing pewter
stuffs with simple hand tools! This is possible by visiting Royal Selangor
Visitor Centre, which also gives you a slice of the history of tin mining in