Penang City and Entopia Butterfly Farm Tour

6 hr

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Malaysia is a melting pot of culture and Penang Island is a must to visit their fascinating culture and heritage.Explore George Town’s colonial heritage, colorful neighborhoods and craftsmanship on a half day tour to some famous attractions in Penang. Learn about local traditions and cultural. Penang is not only well known for its rich cultural heritage. It also has no shortage of and natural scenery; the island is a fusion of forests, lakes and beaches...
Malaysia is a melting pot of culture and Penang Island is a must to visit their fascinating culture and heritage.Explore George Town’s colonial heritage, colorful neighborhoods and craftsmanship on a half day tour to some famous attractions in Penang. Learn about local traditions and cultural. Penang is not only well known for its rich cultural heritage. It also has no shortage of and natural scenery; the island is a fusion of forests, lakes and beaches, we make sure you see the best of Penang.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Penang Island, Penang Island, Penang

Our friendly driver will greet you at your hotel lobby and take you on a journey to the other side of Penang for this nature trail.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Entopia, 830 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island 11050 Malaysia

Amidst the chaos of our daily lives, Entopia helps us all rediscover the true balance between human and nature. Being the oldest Tropical Butterfly Farm in the world (est. 1986), it has recently rebranded and its old structure has went through a massive reconstruction and expansion and re-opened its gates in 2016. Experience more than 120 species of butterflies flying around you in this open-air exhibition. Discover various types of insects and reptiles in the display and learning centre in this 2-storey building.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Reclining Buddha...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Penang Island, Penang Island, Penang

Our friendly driver will greet you at your hotel lobby and take you on a journey to the other side of Penang for this nature trail.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Entopia, 830 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island 11050 Malaysia

Amidst the chaos of our daily lives, Entopia helps us all rediscover the true balance between human and nature. Being the oldest Tropical Butterfly Farm in the world (est. 1986), it has recently rebranded and its old structure has went through a massive reconstruction and expansion and re-opened its gates in 2016. Experience more than 120 species of butterflies flying around you in this open-air exhibition. Discover various types of insects and reptiles in the display and learning centre in this 2-storey building.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, 17, Lorong Burma, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple is a Thai temple in Penang famous for its large gold-plated Reclining Buddha, which is at 33m, is one of the largest in the world.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, 24 Lorong Burmah, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple is a Burmese-style Buddhist temple, founded in 1803, with elaborate, colorful stupas and sculptures. At the main prayer hall, voices are reduced to whisper and the silence is broken only by occasional ringing of temple bells. The latest addition to the Dhammikarama Buddhist Temple is the Golden Pagoda Bell Tower.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pengkalan Weld 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia

Penang island’s earliest Chinese settlement, where homes balance above the water on wooden stilts. Learn about the immigrants that traveled from Fujian province to live on Penang Island, while taking in intricate stone carvings and wooden ornaments, then learn the strict rules of the Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese clan house.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. George's Church, 1 Lebuh Farquhar Harmony Walk, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

The street begins from the St.George Church run by Anglicans were built by British East India Company in 1819 and it’s known to be the oldest building in Penang. Built with a Greek architecture, the interior consist of a cool pastel blue with marble floors and outside the main building on the church grounds is a memorial to Sir Francis Light in the form of a Greek temple.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng), Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Along the way be greeted by a colorful Taoist temple of the Goddess of Mercy that’s a source of light to the street any time of the day which for a fact survived two world wars! Initially, this temple was built for the sea of the goddess to thank her for blessing the travelers during their journey on the sea. However, with a bigger population of the Hokkien and Cantonese clan dominating the area, Goddess of Mercy Guanyin replaced Goddess Mazu. During Chinese New Year believers flock around the temple to gain every blessing from Kuan Yin Ma for a healthy and prosperous year ahead.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sri Mariamman Temple, Queen Street, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Migrating from the South of India, the oldest Hindu temple in Penang at the Street of Harmony shines diamonds and precious stones are part of its façade and it is a typical example of Hindu architecture, built in the south Indian Dravidian style. Since the area was filled with moneylenders, merchants, and laborers, their contribution was made into a small shrine far far away from home. Take a wander down the street and immerse in intoxicating sandalwood drifting out of the shine and the vibration from the devotees’ glee the street.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kapitan Keling Mosque, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

The Kapitan Keling Mosque is designed on a curious mix of styles, combining colonial architecture with traditional Moorish arches, and its interior features a fantastic crystal chandelier and calligraphy panels. Built by the Indian Muslims primarily the head of the Indian Muslim community, Kapten Caudeer names the mosque after himself and Keling which was the origin of his birthplace.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Little India - Penang, Queen Street and Penang Street Malaysia

Little India is colorful neighborhood with dozens of shops & vendors for Indian clothing, jewelry & street food.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Fort Cornwallis, Leboh Light, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

The 18th-century fort was built by the British East India Company, and while its cannons are still trained on the water, Fort Cornwallis has never engaged in battle.(Photo stop only)

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Coffee Tree, 20A Jalan Bagan Jermal, George Town, Penang Island 10250 Malaysia

The coffee tree shop is premium for both quality and price. They have lots of coffee varieties and they are certainly generous with their tastings, and you can wrap the day with a taste of Penang's classic white coffee.

Duration: 20 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English speaking driver
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Fort Cornwallis
  • Entrance tickets are not included in the tour package
  • No meals are included
  • Entry/Admission - Entopia
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick up all the guest from City or Beach Hotel Located at Penang Island Only

9:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Itinerary sequence or location may change due to traffic or closure of places of interest.
  • If exceed tour hours as stated above, additional hours will be charged.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.