Things to do in Penang

Come visit Penang! Expedia makes it easy to book Penang tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Penang for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Penang sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Penang attractions.

Whether you travel to Penang in the spring, summer, fall or winter, Expedia makes it simple to find endless Penang vacation ideas for any season. You can explore local things to do and popular tourism spots in Penang, then book a flight, rental car and hotel all with ease.

3-Day Durian Feast by Tour and Incentive
Taste some of Malaysia's freshest and most delicious durian in the beautiful island of Penang. Take the chance to try the many species of the iconic Southeast Asian fruit, and learn why locals call it the king of fruits, on... Read More

$144.67
per adult

4-Day Nostalgic City Tour by Tour and Incentive
Journey back to Penang's romantic years at the UNESCO World Heritage Site in George Town on this 4-day tour to some of the state's grandest scenery. Admire the well-preserved heritage buildings that evoke nostalgic feeling and memories of Old Penang,... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 days

Free cancellation

$398.73
per adult

Botanic Gardens & Tropical Spice Garden Tour
Leave Georgetown and experience Penang's natural landscapes and beautiful gardens. Take in fresh air while visiting the enchanting garden with variety of tropical herbs and spices at Penang Tropical Spice Garden. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$26.46
per adult

City Sightseeing Hop-About Tour by Holiday Tours
Explore the historic sites of Georgetown from a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. With this 24-hour pass, you’ll enjoy an unlimited amount of rides and access to 29 attractions, famous murals, and discount vouchers around the city. Read More

$12.70
per adult

Georgetown by Night Tour by FTZ Travel and Tours
See how Georgetown comes alive at night, with streets that never sleep and a skyline unique to the Pearl of the Orient. Taste local delicacies and enjoy a trishaw ride along the busy streets of Penang. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$31.76
per adult

Heritage Trishaw Tour
Take a leisurely ride on an enchanting beca (or trishaw in Malay) and immerse yourself in Penang. Experience the sights, sounds, and scents of Georgetown while passing by many attractions, including UNESCO World Heritage buildings. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$31.76
per adult

Lost World of Tambun Tour
Travel to the state of Perak to visit the thrilling theme park, Lost World of Tambun. Spend your day exploring the Wet Park, Dry Amusement Park, Tiger Valley, Lost World Hot Springs & Spa, and the Petting Zoo. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$89.98
per adult

Orangutan & Mangrove Forest Tour
Discover endangered orangutans and explore Matang Mangrove Forest on this full-day tour. Stop by Taiping Lake for panoramic views—and to see the process of transforming mangrove wood into charcoal at a local factory. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$86.01
per adult

Penang City Half-Day Tour by FTZ Travel and Tours
Discover the heritage of Georgetown and understand the history behind the colonial buildings and bustling streets. Visit the many historical buildings and pass by the Street of Harmony, Little India, and Chinatown. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$29.51
per adult

Penang Hill & Kek Lok Si Temple Tour
Leave Georgetown behind you and take a spiritual journey to Southeast Asia's largest Buddhist temple. Enjoy the view of Georgetown from Penang Hill and relax in the many recreational areas available. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$26.46
per adult

Penang Island Half-Day Tour
Enjoy a tour outside of Georgetown and see what the outskirts have to offer. Discover different parts of Penang in this comprehensive tour—batik and jewelry factories, fruit plantations, and villages. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$17.20
per adult

Plaza Premium Lounge at Penang International Airport (PEN)
Kick up your travel-weary feet with a first-class relaxation experience in the Plaza Premium Lounge. This peaceful oasis offers a convenient escape from the airport bustle. Plus, get access to amenities that run the gamut from useful to luxurious, from... Read More

Categories: Tickets & Passes

3 hours

Free cancellation

$42.00
per adult

Private ESCAPE Adventureplay Tour by Tour & Incentive Travel
Enjoy a day full of adventure at ESCAPE, a world-class outdoor theme park. Participate in more than 20 fun-filled activities and swing, climb, and soar your way through a day of excitement set in natural surroundings. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Amusement Parks, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$32.55
per adult

Private Georgetown Heritage Tour by Tour & Incentive Travel
Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown on this private half-day tour. Stop by majestic Fort Cornwallis, explore both the Penang Museum and the Peranakan Mansion, and find a fascinating fusion of Malay-Chinese culture. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$28.05
per adult

Private Mangrove Forests & Orangutan Tour by Tour & Incentive Travel
Discover endangered orangutans and explore Matang Mangrove Forest on this full-day private tour. Stop by Taiping Lake for panoramic views and see the process of transforming mangrove wood into charcoal at a local factory. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$72.78
per adult

Private Monkey Beach Excursion by Tour & Incentive Travel
Escape to an uninhabited beach only a short distance off the Penang coast. Enjoy a day full of leisure as you relax on the white-sand beach and savor a delicious barbecue lunch. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$39.17
per adult

Private Penang City Tour
Discover Georgetown—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—on this private half-day tour. Explore Chew Jetty, and then drive through historic Little India and vibrant Chinatown. Your next stops are at Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram for its Reclining Buddha statue and the Royal Selangor... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$31.76
per adult

Private Penang Exotic Museums Half-Day Tour
Explore 3 historical art museums of Penang—Pinaon Time Tunnel, Camera Museum, and Penang 3D Trick Art Museum, on this day trip. Journey back into Penang's past and snap some photos of 3D scenes, antiques, and artifacts. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$49.40
per adult

Private Penang Hill and Temple by Tour & Incentive Travel
Escape the crowds in Georgetown and relax at Penang Hill and the magnificent Kek Lok Si Temple. Take the opportunity to breathe in the fresh air and embark on a spiritual journey to an iconic temple. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$43.05
per adult

Private Penang Hill by Night Tour & Dinner by Tour & Incentive Travel
Enjoy an amazing dinner at Penang Hill with an enthralling view of Georgetown and beyond. Take this opportunity to enjoy good food and relax your senses at one of the most romantic locations in Penang. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$69.16
per adult

Private Penang Hill with High Tea at David Brown's Restaurant by Tour & Incentive Travel
Escape the heat of Georgetown and make your way up the Penang Hill. Enjoy the majestic view of Penang while sipping your high tea 2,700 feet (823 m) above sea level. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$46.31
per adult

Private Penang Island Discovery Tour by Tour & Incentive Travel
Get a taste of Penang Island’s cultural sites and history on this private half-day tour. Stop by countryside villages for a truly unique experience. Watch how locals process “batik” (art on textiles), taste tropical fruits, attempt rubber-tapping, and visit the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$31.76
per adult

Private Penang Shoes Trail Half-Day Tour
Visit the place where the renowned shoemaker Jimmy Choo first learned his craft, the Hong Kong Shoe Store, on this half-day guided tour. Witness also the mesmerizing production of beaded shoes and visit one of the oldest remaining wooden clog... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$31.05
per adult

Private Tropical Fruit Farm Tour by Tour & Incentive Travel
Explore Penang’s only tropical fruit farm, ideally located atop Teluk Bahang village, which provides stunning views of the Indian Ocean. Learn about the variety of native and regional fruits, and taste the assortment of tropical delights that is in season. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$28.05
per adult

Pulau Payar Marine Park Tour by Tour & Incentive Travel
Escape via speedboat to the beautiful Pulau Payar, a national marine park off the Penang coast. During a leisurely day, marvel at colorful marine life and spectacular coral reefs. Take the opportunity to go snorkeling or scuba diving in the... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$62.85
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Penang International Airport (PEN)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Penang International Airport (PEN) and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Penang International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour

Free cancellation

$7.28
per adult

Small-Group Tastes & Traditions Walking Tour by Urban Adventures
Taste your way through Penang, savoring your favorite dishes of authentic Malaysian cuisine. From traditional rice and soup dishes to exotic fruit and seasonal vegetables, this tour is a treat for those who love to tickle their taste buds with... Read More

$52.00
per adult

Tropical Spice Garden Cooking Class
Unearth the secrets of Malaysian cuisine and gain insight into the country’s food culture. During this hands-on experience, learn how to make some of the country's most popular dishes from professional chefs. Plus, have a chance to walk through the... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$62.19
per adult

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