Private Half-Day Living Culture Excursion

Private Tours

See one of the few places in Malaysia where traditional trades are kept alive with this guided tour through George Town, the multicultural heart of Penang. Explore the modern city filled with skyscrapers and malls mixed with traditional culture and food.

Meet your guide at your hotel for the trip through the bustling traditional quarters of the city. This tour will take you to George Town to visit Chowrasta wet market, where grocery and livestock are traded by the roadsides. At a nearby alley, admire the craft of making joss-stick incense, some with intricate dragon motifs.

Next, move on to see the baking of the popular tau sar pheah biscuits and Nonya Kueh - the authentic Malay desserts. Get a chance to pick up some of Penang's original products, such as medicated nutmeg oil. Your tour ends with a visit to the famed Coffee Tree store for a taste of Penang's white coffee ahead of your return drive.

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