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Cultural Delights and Culinary Wonders of Penang in 3 Days

Cultural Delights and Culinary Wonders of Penang in 3 Days Itinerary

Published: 2023 Dec 22

Historic George Town and Local Street Food

Morning
Begin your Penang adventure with a private half-day historical city tour of George Town. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage as you visit iconic sites such as the Khoo Kongsi Clan House Khoo Kongsi (Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi Clan House & Museum) and the vibrant Penang Armenian Street Penang Armenian Street (Lebuh Armenian). For breakfast, savor local flavors at Grilled on Chulia, known for its traditional Malaysian dishes.
Afternoon
After exploring the historical landmarks, indulge in a private half-day Penang street food tour. Taste the diverse and delicious local cuisine at hidden gems and popular eateries. Enjoy the fusion of flavors at TONG Restaurant and experience the vibrant food scene of Penang. Post-lunch, visit the interactive Wonderfood Museum Wonderfood Museum Penang to learn about the culinary culture of the region.
Evening
Conclude your day with a visit to the Upside Down Museum Upside Down Museum, where you can take whimsical photos in gravity-defying rooms. For dinner, head to De Old Bar & Restaurant for a cozy atmosphere and a mix of international and local dishes. End the evening with a leisurely stroll along Gurney Drive, a popular seafront promenade.
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Cultural Heritage and Natural Wonders

Morning
Start your day with a visit to the majestic Kek Lok Si Temple Kek Lok Si Temple, the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. Explore the temple complex and marvel at the impressive architecture. For breakfast, enjoy a tranquil setting at Olive Kitchen + Bar Penang with a variety of breakfast options.
Afternoon
After the temple, take a ride on the Penang Hill Funicular Railway Penang Hill Funicular Railway and enjoy panoramic views of the island. Have lunch at the iconic Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant and Rooftop Bar Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant and Rooftop Bar, where you can dine with a breathtaking 360-degree view. Post-lunch, visit the Penang State Museum and Art Gallery Penang State Museum and Art Gallery to learn about the history and culture of the state.
Evening
Witness the historical Fort Cornwallis Fort Cornwallis, the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Explore the fort and its surroundings as the sun sets. For dinner, experience the fusion cuisine at MM2 (Mish Mash) MM2 (Mish Mash) and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. End the night with a visit to the lively Chulia Street, known for its bars and nightlife.
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Nature, Heritage, and Departure

Morning
Begin your last day with a visit to the Penang Botanical Gardens Penang Botanical Gardens (Taman Botani Penang), a lush oasis of tropical flora. Take a leisurely walk and enjoy the serene environment. For breakfast, head to Beach Blanket Babylon for a beachside dining experience with a mix of Western and Asian breakfast options.
Afternoon
Post-breakfast, explore the interactive and educational Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm. Immerse yourself in the world of butterflies and tropical insects. Afterward, visit the Pinang Peranakan Mansion Pinang Peranakan Mansion to learn about the rich Peranakan culture of Penang. Enjoy a Peranakan-inspired lunch at the historical setting of Chulia Court The Tavern Chulia Court The Tavern.
Evening
Conclude your Penang journey with a relaxing evening at Batu Ferringhi Beach. Take in the sunset and enjoy the coastal breeze. For a farewell dinner, dine at Sigi's Bar and Grill on the Beach at Golden Sands Resort Sigi's Bar and Grill on the Beach at Golden Sands Resort - Penang for a beachfront dining experience. After dinner, you will be transferred to the Penang International Airport (PEN) for your departure, where you can relax and unwind at the premium lounge PEN Penang International Airport Premium Lounge Access before your flight.
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