Book Now - [Ex-Port Swettenham] Local Penang Food & Culture Day Tour From Cruise

How would you like to spend a few hours in Penang before you cruise away to your next port of call? Join us on a food adventure at our nation’s food capital!

Your tour includes:
- Exploration of the hawker scene in Penang where you will get to indulge assorted street food Be sure to try our local coffee!
- If shopping is your thing (yes, we heard you!) - you will be brought to traditional biscuit shops and local outlets for some of our favourite local snacks.
- Try Penang's famous South Indian Muslim Curry Rice - Nasi Kandar. We'll take you to one of the oldest Indian Muslim restaurants in town.
- Visit George Town, a Unesco World Heritage site. Take a stroll along the narrow historical streets of George Town where you will be fascinated by the street artwork. Make sure your phone has enough storage for these unique photos!
- Be fascinated by one of the most distinctive Chinese clan associations in Malaysia - the Khoo Kongsi. They are well known globally for their extensive lineage that can be traced back 650 years.
- Visit one of our clan jetties, another heritage site, where you get to taste our Penang speciality - lorbak, a delicious pork roll and other condiments prepared by the clan folks.
- Sweet tooth anyone? Cool yourself down with a serving of ice shaved dessert Chendul, brought to you by the Tan family whose recipe has been passed down for 3 generations.
- A not to be missed are Penang’s signature noodles: Assam Laksa, Char Kuey Teow and our White Curry Noodles. We take you to the one of the best!
- A drive along The Esplanade - a seaside promenade, which offers you a glimpse of Penang's British colonial history. it is here the past truly unfolds - surrounded by colonial administrative buildings, The City Hall, Town Hall, the Supreme Court and the State Assembly building. Other attractions include The Fort Cornwallis and the Jubilee Clock Tower.

Average Duration: 6 hours

About Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal

The Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal is the latest terminal in Penang Port having opened in 2010 after a major rebuild. It has a main terminal building that is equipped with an aero-bridge for fast and safe embarkation and disembarkation of passengers.

Penang, Penang 10300

Dress Code

Dress casually. We encourage bringing a cap, a pack of tissue paper along with a water bottle. Wearing shoes or sandals is highly encouraged too.

Concession Information

Take note that we do not provide baby strollers, baby seats or child booster seats. However, our tours are suited for children.

Other Information

Pick up point:
– outside the office of the Langkawi Ferry Services Sdn Bhd which is located on the left hand side of the main exit. Take note of this landmark – upon seeing a clock tower when you exit, go left and ahead of you is the meeting point.

Notice about departure times: our departure time varies depending on the time your cruise ship docks. You will be required to key in details about your ship (including your docking time) at the checkout page.

Tour commences between 1 to 2 hours after disembarkation (if the ship docks at 7 am, your guide will be on standby to commence the tour between 8 to 9am – a follow up email will be sent to determine the meeting time, subjective to ship’s docking time)

Your fees includes all food and drinks, Port pickup and drop-off, transportation and a local English speaking guide. Fees do not include alcoholic beverages, shopping or personal expenses and tips/gratuities. No other hidden costs involved.

This tour will only depart with a minimum of 2 pax. We run small group tours from a minimum of 2 pax to a maximum of 8 pax per guide per group.

Contact us via the following if you intend to book with us at the very last minute:
FB Messenger: Food Tour Malaysia
SMS: +60122123473
WhatsApp: +60122123473


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