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Private Highlights Of Penang

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Get a firsthand look at Penang life and culture with this fun, informative look of village life and the legendary Snake Temple.

Private Highlights of Penang

You will have a new appreciation of this Pearl of the Orient after this informative tour of the island from seashore to countryside. Stop and observe the locals at a charming fishing village, then witness the traditional handicraft of batik painting in true cottage industry fashion. Head to the countryside and be introduced to classic tropical spices such as clove and nutmeg. Examine local fruits like Durian and try your hand at the art of rubber tapping.

Feel the tranquility of a typical Malay village, then continue on to the storied Snake Temple. Built in 1850 to honor a Buddhist monk, the altars of this incense-filled ornate structure are adorned with several varieties of pit vipers, and the temple was featured in the 16th season of the show "The Amazing Race". Don't miss out - reserve your spot today for an exclusive peek at Penang life and culture.

Please Note: We do not recommend this tour for guests whose ships arrive after 12:00 PM, as guests will not have enough time to visit some or all of the attractions during their opening hours.

About Shore Excursions Group
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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $30.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic
Tour Duration
3.5 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable seasonal clothing, walking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and sunglasses.
Guests must be able to step in and out of the vehicle. This tour can accommodate a collapsible wheelchair or walker, but those who are mobility impaired must have a companion to assist.