Travel and tourism service for Penang (StreetView)
Discover the hidden secrets Penang with our chauffeur driven tours or cars – we are here to serve you.
Whether you have a seminar, family weekend, or a well-deserved holiday, we from Golden Horse Island Holidays know the best places in Penang to show you around. From a small car to a Luxury 20 seater, a transfer from the airport, a dinner transfer or enjoy one of our great Island tours.
Just call or email us to ask about cost and services.
Penang Tour RM 45 per hour
Golden Horse Island Holidays has compiled some great Island tours but if you have any other ideas for your tour we are glad to help. Call us: 016 459 4349, email us or visit us at Lot No,18 Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Georgetown 11100, Penang(opposite Lone Pine Hotel)
Travel and tourism service for Penang – 101 things to do in Penang. Heritage, Little India, Clan Jetties, Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple, Botanical Garden, Penang National Park-Monkey beach- Lighthouse, Fort Cornwallis, Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, Thai and Burmese Temple, Butterfly Farm, Penang Food and much more.
With the 101 things to do in Penang we give you some Ideas to make your visit to Penang, Malaysia unforgettable.
101 things to do in Penang.
In Georgetown from Love lane to Armenian street let us show you around the gorgeous refurbished and painted heritage buildings which turned into beautiful hotels, guest houses, art galleries and tea and coffee houses.
This ethnic Indian enclave is definitely a must visit with its colorful spice and traditional Indian clothing shops selling mostly saree, silk and cotton, almost anything that has the essence of India and the oldest Hindu temple in Penang, Sri Mahamariamman Temple is located here.
Part of the heritage trail this settlement is a unique place to visit. This 19th century historical place was built by Chinese immigrants.
Religious worship places on Masjid Kapitan Keling Street.
A unique place representing the multi culture society of Malaysia.
The Kapitan Keling Mosque (Masjid Kapitan Keling), St. George church, Kuan Yin Temple, Cathedral of Assumption, Khoo Kongsi and Mahamariamman Temple.
You can either climb the hill (about 833 meters above sea level) on foot or take the new Swiss made Funicular Tram up to the hill to enjoy lunch, cooler weather, magnificent views and greenery’s.
Kek Lok Si Temple
Known as the Ten Thousand Buddhist Temple. It is the largest monastery complex in South-East Asia. Beside the temple is the tallest pavilion in the world, which houses the statue of the Kuan Yin or Goddess of Mercy.
Also known as the waterfall gardens or monkey park is a natural heritage site the first official Botanic Garden in Malaysia established in 1798 and was a trading port of the East India Company. Supervised by Mohamed Haniff (1872 – 1930) A Pioneer Malaysian Botanist many jungles and scaled peaks in the Malay Peninsula where explored to collect and prepare thousands of plant specimens which were used as a data base for Malaysian plant species.
Penang National Park-Monkey beach- Lighthouse
It used to be private property growing coconuts and durians but is now part of Penang National park, and a place for historians and researchers.
Fort Cornwallis, Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower
An 1897 sixty feet tall Jubilee clock to Commemorate Queen Victoria and the late 1700’s build fort named after Governor-General Charles Cornwallis
Thai and Burmese Temple
Wat Chaiyamangkalaram, the Thai temple built in1845 donated by Queen Victoria to the Thai Communities and the largest Buddhist temple in Penang. Opposite is the Dhamikarama Burmese Temple founded in 1803 makes it the oldest Burmese Buddhist temple ever built in Malaysia.
Featuring more than 4,000 butterflies from more than 120 groups as well as other insects and reptiles.
Tropical spice garden
An 8 acre collection award winning spice garden and South East Asia’s only tropical spice garden and culinary school.
Teluk Bahang Fisherman village
Teluk Bahang is a friendly fishing village. The name Teluk Bahang means the “Bay of Heat Wave”. Teluk Bahang is the entrance for the Penang National Park, which is free of charge.
This unique family entertainment venue for children and adults. It is a 10,300 sq. ft. comprehensive indoor facility catering for family style activities where children, teens and adults can interact together in a safe environment.
Here you’ll find pit vipers languish on the altars and pillars of the craftsman working on Diamonds, Gold, Platinum and Gems into fine jewelries.
A cottage wool industry using wax and dye to print clothes. With a free demonstration on how free hand paintings used on different type of linens.
Khoo Kongsi Clan House.
The most beautiful clan house out of mainland China. Be amazed and dazzled by the intricate craftsmanship used to build this clan house.
Penang bridge 1 which spans 13.5 kilometer across to the mainland.
Escape Theme Park
The first outdoor environmental friendly park in Malaysia, where young and old can enjoy outdoor activities.
Since the late 1800’s a market place for locals and now a tourist attraction to buy spices such as nutmeg, second hand books.
Penang Bird Park
Located in Mainland Penang and houses over 400 species from Malaysia and over the world.
Museums and Art Gallery’s
Penang War Museum, Toy museum, Chinese jewelry museum, P Ramlee Gallery or Penang’s 3D street art. If you want to explore it yourself, have to organize for work or family outing, just call or email us we bring you wherever you want.
We give you a taste of Penang’s cuisine with the best local dishes at local hawker stalls.
Penang Hill by night
Have dinner at the top of Penang hill and enjoy the amazing views when darkness falls.
Sightseeing Penang Tours