Grand Journey: The Pearl of the Orient

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day tour

Tour Level: High Level

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning

tour highlights

  • Visit the world’s first live tropical butterfly sanctuary at Teluk Bahang
  • Taste delicious fruits at a tropical fruit farm
  • Soak up the beautiful countryside vistas
  • See Wat Chayamangkalaram, the world’s 4th longest Reclining Buddha statue

tour details

Discover Penang’s enchanting beauty on this essential circular island tour. Your first stop is the Penang Butterfly Farm, located at Teluk Bahang. This is the world’s first live tropical butterfly sanctuary, home to over 4000 butterflies from 120 different species. From here you’ll continue to a tropical fruit farm with over 200 different types of tropical and sub-tropical fruits. During your visit, you’ll have the chance to taste some of the delicious fresh fruits from the farm. Next you’ll continue to Balik Pulau, passing the picturesque countryside and quaint villages along the way. After lunch, you’ll continue your journey to Georgetown. During your time here, you’ll visit Wat Chayamangkalaram – the world’s 4th longest statue of the Reclining Buddha and Penang’s first Buddhist Temple.

tour description

Discover the enchanting beauty of Penang and her secret with this essential circular island tour. Continue visit to a Tropical Fruit farm - situated 800 feet above sea level. Sprawl over 25-acres of land, the orchard has over 200 different types of Tropical and sub-Tropical fruits rich in natural vitamins. Go on and taste some of the delicious and sweet fresh fruits from the farm.
Drive down to Balik Pulau. Along the way, enjoy the countryside scenery while passing some typical local villages. After a nice lunch, the journey continued to Georgetown.
A brief photo-stop at Fort Cornwallis - named after the Governor-General in Bengal, Charles Cornwallis - is one of the most historical landmark in Georgetown. Drive pass Streets of Harmony, for here are found three historical Houses of worships - all in the same row - the Kapitan Kling Mosque, the Kuan Yin Temple and St. George's Church. They were all built at around the same time in the 1800s, indicating that the surrounding areas were themselves multi-racial and multi-religion since those time. Next, visit the Wat Chayamangkalaram - the world's 4th longest statue of the Reclining Buddha and Dhammmikarama Temple, the first Buddhist temple to be built in Penang in 1803, an elaborately decorated Burmese Temple.

includes

  • Transfer included : Yes
  • Meals included : Lunch
Tour code: PENDMPGT
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