George Town: Private Half-Day Historical City Tour
Culture & history
Join this half-day tour and explore to Clan Jetties, the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Khoo Kongsi, and Buddhist temples.
Visit Buddhist temples in George Town
Learn local history and culture
Explore bustling Clan Jetties and the Khoo Kongsi clan house
See the standing Buddha
Our Tour Guide picks you up from your hotel in the George Town area to start your George Town half-day tour that takes in the main attractions and picturesque sights. You will visit the Clan Jetties along the waterfront of George Town. Get a first-hand view of a house stilt by the coast of the living heritage of the Chew Clan to go about their daily life.
Continue to visit the former house of the Chinese Captain, the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and marvel at their collections not found elsewhere. This elite house featured many memories of when the Chinese immigrants inter-marriage with the locals and created a fusion of east meets locals; hence a new tradition was borne.
Take a tour to Khoo Kongsi, one of the grandest temples or clan houses of the Khoo family, and marvel at the splendid architecture, one of the best outside China. Learn about the history, rituals, Fengshui, and trivia stuff in Khoo Kongsi.
Next, We round up the tour with a visit to Pulau Tikus and visit Reclining Buddha Temple. Be amazed at the world's 3rd longest Reclining Buddha statue and see the differences between Chinese and Siamese dragons in the Reclining Buddha temple. See the standing Buddha and check out the Guardian of
the World (Panca Rupa). Throw a few coins for luck in the Fountain of Life and learn about the journey of Buddha in the Burmese temple.
After finish this tour you will be transferred back to your hotel safely.
Round trip Hotel pickup and drop-off at George town
English-speaking local tour guide
All sightseeing by private A/C car
All taxes and service charges
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund