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Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Jalan Bukit Merah, Simpang Empat Semanggol, Perak, Malaysia
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4 Days 3 Nights

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Daily Tour

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About this tour

Penang Island: Discover the Pearl of the Orient, a vibrant Malaysian state on the northwest coast. Experience the rich fusion of cultures, indulge in mouthwatering street food , and explore the colonial charm of George Town. Don’t miss the colorful heritage houses 🏘️ and captivating street art . Immerse yourself in Peranakan culture at the Pinang Peranakan Museum and enjoy a nostalgic trishaw ride . Savor local delights like Penang Laksa and Char Kuey Teow .

Orang Utan Island, Taiping: Visit the world’s premier rehabilitation and conservation center nestled in the scenic Bukit Merah, Taiping. Explore the 35-acre island, home to various orangutan species. Accessible by a 15-minute jetty ride ⛴️ from Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, this eco-tourism destination offers a unique encounter with the “People of the Jungle.” Enjoy the tranquility of the lakeside resort  and be captivated by these fascinating creatures.
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Package expires at on 31st, December 2024


  • Explore the vibrant island at your own pace.
  • Round Island Tour: Discover the beauty of Penang Island, including stunning ocean views along Batu Ferringhi Road.
  • Learn about traditional batik production at the Batik Factory
  • Explore fruit and spice plantations
  • Visit the famous Snake Temple, and admire the majestic Penang Bridge.
  • Immerse yourself in history and culture at the Penang Colonial Museum
  • Orang Utan Island and Taiping Tour
  • Cross the longest bridge in Southeast Asia to the mainland and take a ferry to Orang Utan Island.
  • Encounter fascinating Orang Utans and capture unforgettable moments.
  • Journey to Taiping and visit the historic Perak Museum.


  • 3 Nights accommodation (twin-sharing)at BAYVIEW GEORGETOWN HOTEL (4*)
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Returns transfers Penang Airport/Hotel/Penang Airport
  • 2 ways hotel pick up within Penang Island Only .
  • Penang Colonial Museum entrance fee
  • Driver cum Guide
  • Return transportation from Penang -Orang Utan Centre-Penang
  • Entrance Fees to Orang Utan Island and Perak Musuem
  • Air-Ticket /Airport Taxes/ Service Tax
  • Tips to Driver / Guide
  • Personal Insurance / Expenses
  • Meals
  • Entrance Fees : Snake farm inside Snake Temple – RM8 (Adult), RM6 (Child)
  • Compulsory Malaysia and State Taxes(RM 10 ) Payable directly to hotels.
  • Note : All miscellaneous fees above is to be paid locally in local currency and subject to change without prior notice.


  • Upon arrival you will be met and transfer to hotel.
  • Rest of the day is free at leisure.
  • Overnight in Penang.

Breakfast at hotel.

  • Assemble at Hotel lobby 15 Min before tour starts.
  • Departure : Daily at 9.30am Approximate
  • Duration : 4 hours Explore Penang Island also known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’.
  • Drive along the famous stretch of Batu Feringghi Road and enjoy panoramic views of the ocean.
  • Head to the Batik Factory to see and to learn the traditional techniques of producing this exquisite Malay textile using wax and dye.
  • Pass by the lush and green landscape of local fruit and spice plantations.
  • Stop at a fruit stall for an introduction to local fruits and the spices of nutmeg and clove.
  • Next, visit the famous Snake Temple which was originally named the 'Temple of the Azure Cloud' in honor of the beauty of Penang's sky. Pit vipers now adorn the altars in the temple.
  • On the way back, view Penang Bridge, one of the longest bridges in the world and which links the island to the mainland. •Before returning to the hotel, stop by at the Penang Colonial Museum, experience the unique lifestyle of both the British administrators and wealthy merchants in Penang, appreciate the intricate art form from the past and the influences of the British on Penangites
  • Overnight in Penang

Breakfast at hotel.

  • Assemble at Hotel lobby 15 Min before tour starts.
  • Departure : Daily (Except Tuesday ) at 8.00am
  • Approximate Duration : 7 hours Breakfast at hotel.
  • This tour entails a leisurely drive across South East Asia’s longest bridge (Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge) to the mainland of Peninsular Malaysia from Penang Island An hour’s drive southbound along the North South Expressway brings you to the sleepy community of Bukit Merah town passing through small palm oil plantations and pineapple fields.
  • On arrival, aboard the ferry boat heading to the Orang Utan Island.
  • Step ashore and amaze yourself with the ‘People of the Jungle’ or Orang Utan, an endangered species. Scientifically identified as very smart animals, Orang Utans have one of the longest birth intervals, on an average, once in every 8 years.
  • Enjoy the hour and half at this dedicated rehabilitation sanctuary.
  • Capture lots of photos for your remembrance.
  • Continue your journey to Taiping, one of the charming old tin –mining town in Perak.
  • Visit Perak Museum, one of the first and oldest museums in Malaysia. It was founded in 1883 by Sir Hugh Low, the fourth British Resident of Perak.
  • Enjoy lunch ( own expenses )at a local restaurant before returning back to Penang.
  • Overnight in Penang.

Breakfast in your hotel

  • 12:00 am check-out from the hotel
  • Transfer to airport for your departure.


4 Days 3 Nights



Frequently asked questions

  • Min 2 Person
  • All Rate Quoted in Australian Currency ( AUD )
  • Child fare between 3-12 years old
  • Rooms are based on ROH / Standard category
  • Activities are subject to weather condition, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
  • Peak season surcharge
  • No REFUNDS will be issued to any unused tour/item

  • Address: 25-A, Lebuh Farquhar, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
  • Located : Centrally located in the city, easy access to shopping, dining & nightlife. 

  • Hat, sunglasses and comfortable walking shoes are advised during all tours.

Tour's Location

Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Jalan Bukit Merah, Simpang Empat Semanggol, Perak, Malaysia
From: $570



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