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Penang Hills

3d / 2N

Day 01  Kuala Lumpur/Penang Island (B)


After breakfast, drive to Penang Island. You will enjoy approximately 4 hours drive through the panoramic, scenic mountains and forest on both sides, along the highways heading up Northern journey.


Nearing Ipoh, Jelapang, an hour away from Taiping, you will get to experience admirable scenic view of the soaring karsts mounts of 800 meters in length, the longest tunnel along the North-South Expressway, the Menora Tunnel.


From Ipoh, you will see the most scenic and the most dangerous climbing roads and horse-shoe bends, passing fantastic granite hills, with massive rocks lining both sides of the expressway. There is also a layby vista point for you to stopover if needed.


The highway heading the northern region, especially as you are reaching Ipoh/Taiping up northern Peninsular, the limestone caves, hills and views are simply amazing and wonderful. 


Some half an hour drive after the tunnel, you will come across the longest bridge on the expressway, the Jambatan Sultan Azlan Shah across the Perak River. It is 300 meters long and is almost in the boundary of the state of Perak and proceed approximately another 2hr drive from there to reach the Penang Bridge.

Stopover at the Tapah, highway R&R for the rest room and a stretch out after 2 hours drive.


Penang Bridge is a 13.5 kilometre dual lane carriageway toll bridge and a controlled-access highway in the state of Penang. It connects to Perai which is the mainland side of the state and with Gelugor on the island, crossing the Penang Strait. It is the first and the only road connection between the peninsula and the island, the second-longest bridge in Malaysia and the fifth-longest in Southeast Asia by total length, with a length over water of 8.4 kilometres, built by the Works Minister S. Samy Velu in 1981. The bridge withstand earthquakes measuring up to 7.5 on the Richter scale, an amazing feat of craftsmanship.


Upon arriving the bridge, drive into the Island via Gurney drive, most well-known for its happenings, and explore the Gurney drive along with other coastal sea views and attractions, especially the Gurney sea view if the traffic flow is smooth or choose the best possible route to reach the hotel. 

Most hotels located here not only offer great views of the sea, but are also within walking distance to Gurney Drive’s and many key attractions. Transfer to hotel, check in, refresh and relax till lunch. 

Have lunch at nearby vicinity, proceed to visit the Snake Temple, probably the only one of its kind in the world. The temple honours a Buddhist monk named Chor Soo Kong, built in 1875 in memory of Chor Soo Kong, located at Sungai Kluang. The legend says, this pious monk gave shelter poisonous snakes, like pit vipers, which are rare in the whole world, when the temple was completed. Although they are poisonous, these snakes are not known to bite. 

However, tourists should be careful as snakes are snakes! Unpredictable species !!!


There is a 600 pound bell made in China during the Manchurian Dynasty (1886) still hangs in the main hall. It is rung on the 1st and 15th days of every month of the Chinese calendar to invite the denizens of heaven and hell to pray.


After Snake temple, have dinner around Gurney Drive, a is well-known for its rows of hawker stalls and Malaysian eateries serving all sorts of local culinary delights and is a popular seafront promenade for the locals and tourists. There are also plenty of shops selling souvenirs and gift items, as well as a shopping mall, Gurney Plaza.


If you are a food lover, then Penang is one of the places you must try as they offer the pleasure of dinning in an executive way to hawker stalls beside the street on an open air concept which is a practical lifestyle of Malaysians which dishes out from the country’s most famous local multi race hawkers like the Chinese, Malay, Indian, Baba and Nyonya, Mamak to Japanese, Italian, Western style and more. Franchise fast food is also there at some corner of the streets.


After dinner, stroll around the gurney drive promanate. transfer to hotel. Overnight in Penang.

Day 02 Penang Hill (B)

After breakfast, proceed for another whole day fascinating fusion tour in Penang Hill. Penang embraces modernity while retaining its traditions and old world charm, reflected in its harmonious multiracial populace and well-preserved heritage buildings, from an unpopulated ‘Betel Nut Island’ it led George Town being accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site recently. It is also a food capital of Malaysia, entices visitors with its beautiful coasts and scrumptious cuisines.


Proceed for Alight Hill station the Bukit Bendera which is about 735m above sea level, located on Penang Island, is the oldest of the four hill stations of colonial origin in Peninsular Malaysia. (The old funicular railway, known as Penang Hill Railway or Keretapi Bukit, the Swiss-built funicular was completed in 1923 and has trundled up and down ever since and  made its final run on the 87-year-old track. 

It is replaced with the new coaches and the journey time will be 10 minutes rather than 30 minutes on the old system.


Enjoy the climate and spectacular views over the island and mainland, gardens, an old-fashioned kiosk and a restaurant, as well as a lavishly decorated Hindu temple at the top. Take some water and food on longer walks.

The the downhill train, have lunch at the foothill area, continue to enjoy Batu Ferringhi, the 3-kilometre long beach, water spots and the it's pleasant beach activities. It is the second most visited place in Penang Island after George Town, which is home to a string of international class beachfront hotels, a long strip of white sandy beach, loads of water sports, a popular night market and is a great place to escape the heat of the city and relax by the pool enjoying the cool sea breezes.

Enjoy the Jetskies, Parasailing for a birds-eye view of the beach or take a thrilling Banana Boat ride (at own cost).

In the evening, the pavement along the main road running through town ((Jalan Batu Ferringhi), turns into a night market, selling you all the things you never knew you wanted, from copy branded goods to local arts and crafts.

Batu Ferringhi opens up daily after 7pm.  Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Penang Island.

Day 03 Penang Island/KLIA (B)

After breakfast, check out and drive back to Kuala Lumpur/KLIA for your onwards destination.

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