Penang Tour Packages
Known for its exotic beaches, multicultural history and exquisite local delicacies, Penang is located off the north-western coast of Malaysia and by the Strait of Malacca. This beautiful island has an endless list of holiday attractions including UNESCO World Heritage sites, famous beaches and lush forests, making it one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in Malaysia.
Take a Penang tour of Georgetown, the capital city as well as a UNESCO World Heritage area. Soak in the nature as you trek through the Penang National Park. Indulge in some exciting water sports at the Batu Feringhi beach and go snorkeling at the Pulau Payar Marine Park. Explore the island’s popular outdoor markets and purchase a local produce as a holiday souvenir to take back home. Take a cycling tour through the back roads, villages and fishing jetties of Balik Pulau and try your hand at golfing some of Penang’s famous golf resorts.
It is best to take a Penang holiday between the months of December and March when the climate is comparatively cool. Like most of Malaysia, Penang experiences tropical weather and it is thus, usually warm and humid all year round, with heavy rain between August and November.
Take HolidayMe’s exclusive Penang holiday packages and get the best possible deals in your given budget. Choose from our Penang Experience, Penang Pleasures, and Fun-Filled Penang – holiday packages or make one on your own. With our Penang tour, you’ll discover a new side of this island, which is also known as the 'Pearl of the Orient'. Explore the traditional Batik Factory, Snake Temple, International jewelry factory and a Malay Kampung or village – a great way to experience the authentic side Penang.
Rapid Penang, the local bus service, is the best means to get around Penang as it connects to various places across the island. You could also hire a taxi or rent a car for your holiday, or better yet, take the three-wheeled trishaw. The capital city, Georgetown, can be explored on foot. However, make sure you’re carrying plenty of sunscreen and water.
Your Penang holiday would be incomplete without enjoying its popular nightlife. Go to any of the numerous pubs and bars in Upper Penang road or along Batu Ferringhi, and dance your night away. You must also experience Penang’s celebrations during the various events and festivals that happen throughout the year. Being multicultural, Penang celebrates a wide range of festivals of various faiths.
Being the food capital of Malaysia, Penang’s cuisines are a mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian influences and the popular local dishes are Penang Laksa, Bak Kuk Teh and Oh Chien. Also famous are its traditional biscuits such as tau sar pneah. Relish these local delicacies for an unforgettable holiday.
Our Penang holiday packages will further take you on a shopping spree on this beautiful island that is as popular for its sprawling malls as it is for its flea markets. The best souvenir to take back from Penang would be pastries and biscuits from the famous Chinese bakeries. You could buy Tambun Pneah or Beh Teh Sor from Him Heang bakery, one of Penang’s most famous.