Shore Excursion Details

Highlights of Penang

Penang, Malaysia

Highlights of Penang

DETAILS

  • 5
    hrs Estimate Duration

Enjoy a scenic drive from Georgetown's bustling waterfront into the serene and unspoiled countryside. Arriving at a local batik factory, you'll tour the factory's workshop and observe the traditional art of printing the fabric with dyes and wax. Don’t forget to shop for your own unique batik piece to take home.


Picturesque bays and stunning coves bring you to a charming butterfly farm where the landscaped gardens, ponds and waterfalls invite you to enjoy over 100 species of whimsical butterflies roaming free within a natural habitat. The farm also has a nature park that houses small reptiles, a museum of Asian artifacts, and souvenir shops where you can purchase a memento during your visit.


A brief stop at one of the area's fruit stands gives a first-hand look at the vast variety of local fruits and spices grown on the island.


On the way back to Georgetown, stop for photos at a charming kampung village, a fine example of a traditional Malay village, where houses are built on stilts. Your guide will explain this unique style of village life, and point out the fruit trees that are raised in individual compounds, and sustain many families.


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Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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