Indulge your taste buds and eat like a local on this shore excursion to Penang street food tour. Stop at four or five food carts with your guide and sample some of the tasty treats Malaysians love, taste brown-sugar biscuits, spiced pork rolls or fresh guava, and gain insight into the herbs and spices used while learning of the diverse Chinese and Indian influences Malaysian street food embraces.

Tour Code:
Duration: 8 hours
Start/End: Swettenhem Pier/Swettenhem Pier
Highlights: Taste of Penang – Fruit Farm, Spice Garden and Chowrasta Market Tour
Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Penang shore excursions from cruise port

  • Full Itinerary
  • Inclusion & Exclusion

Tropical Fruit Farm in Penang

Once disembark from Swettenhem Pier, proceed onward to Batu Feringghi Beach and enjoy panoramic views of the ocean. Our first stop will be at Tropical Fruit Farm in Teluk Bahang. Join a guided tour in this 10-hectare hillside farm which cultivates over 250 types of tropical and subtropical fruit trees and learn about a wide variety of local and regional tropical fruits. At the end of visiting, fruit platter refreshment will be served.

Exquisite Malaysian Textile

Onward to Batik Factory to see the intricate techniques of producing this exquisite Malaysian textile using wax and dye. Next to Tropical Spice Garden, explore the lush, landscaped award-winning gardens set out over 8 acres of secondary jungle. Get closer with over 500 species of tropical flora and fauna, some of them we bet that you’ve never seen before!

Penang food tour

On arrival in Georgetown, the guide heads you to Chowrasta Market for shopping some local product as souvenir to take back to the hometown. Located nearby, take the chance to try many local street and hawkers food famous in Penang (on own cost). From fried kuey teow and oyster to delicious curry mee, Laksa (in fish sour and spicy fish soup) – and don’t forget the creamy and sweet dessert Chendol, shaved ice in mixed coconut milk and brown sugar too.
Note: Food tasting is NOT included and on own cost.

Penang spice deep-fried pork roll

We continue to the final stop at Khoo Kong Si, one of most magnificent clan houses in Georgetown. The building has intricate carvings and woodwork which bring the mark of a Chinese master craftsmen. Your Penang Tour from cruise port ends with return transport to port for next Asia Shore Excursions.

Khoo Kong Si Penang Tour from Cruise Port

What’s included?

  • Round trip transfer from the Penang port in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and Penang port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded?

  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses
  • Food Tasting