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Penang Museum Trail
A do-it-yourself trail where you can discover at your own pace, the Penang Museum Trail introduces a list of 20 museums in Penang filled with heritage, culture and historical backgrounds, as well as the modern and interactive impression of Penang’s attractions. Heritage and historical fanatics may want to get yourself a Museum Adventure Pass, where you will be eligible for a 20 per cent discount, for up to four persons per pass at any one time, on entry fees to 17 museums and 10 per cent discount on merchandise items. The pass, priced at RM10 each, is valid for one year and is also transferable.

Contact: 04-261 6663 / info@penangtouristcentre.com

 
Francis Light Cemetery Tour
A great significance within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town, the Protestant Cemetery is the final resting place for many of Penang’s European pioneers, as well as the founder of Penang, Captain Francis Light. The Francis Light Cemetery Tour is held every last Sunday of the month for free with prior registration.

Penang Heritage Trust
Contact: 04-264 2631 / info@pht.org.my
Date: Every last Sunday of the month
Time: Meet at 1.50pm
Meeting point: Entrance of Protestant Cemetery
 
Trishaw Tour
Other than walking tours and touring on a coach, one can also tour George Town on a trishaw and enjoy the relaxing breeze. Touring on a trishaw enables the access to little lanes in the heritage zone where it is too narrow for cars, vans and coaches. You will also discover the different side of George Town touring on a trishaw.

Contact: 019-409 4663

LACALA Discovery Walk
Focusing on the multicultural heart of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the LACALA Discovery Walk will take you through Lebuh Acheh, Lebuh Armenian and Lebuh Cannon, discovering the extraordinary historical fabric of a richly unique social heritage. The LACALA Discovery Walk runs every last Saturday of the month and it is free of charge.

George Town World Heritage Inc. (GTWHI)
Contact: 04-261 6606 / info@gtwhi.com.my
Date: Every last Saturday of the month
Time: 9.30am – 11am
Meeting point: GTWHI, Lebuh Acheh
 
Seberang Perai
Explore and discover the hidden gems in Seberang Perai, Penang’s mainland. Rich in heritage and culture and surrounded by mouth-watering food and one of the finest seafood, here is what you must see and do in Seberang Perai: Seberang Perai Utara
 
Penang Shoe Trail
Penang, being the hometown of renowned international shoe designer Dato’ Jimmy Choo, be sure to visit Hong Kong Shoe Store in Penang, the original store where Dato’ Jimmy Choo did his apprenticeship. Also a must visit is some of the dying trades in Penang, namely the wooden clogs maker and the Nyonya beaded shoes maker. See and learn how the beautiful, unique and intricate Nyonya beaded shoes are sewed, and how a big plank of wood is made into pairs of wooden clogs in different sizes.

Contact: 04-899 8833

Night Trails
Other than touring the city during the day, see the different sights of Penang after dark. Be it flora and fauna or George Town’s heritage by night, the below tours promises to be an eye-opener to many.
Night Walks at Tropical Spice Garden
Date: Every second and last Saturday of the month
Time: 8pm – 10pm
Contact: 04-881 1797
 
George Town Night Trail
Date: Last Friday of the month, in conjunction with the Last Fri, Sat, Sun of the Month
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Contact: 04-263 1166 / info@penangglobaltourism.com, Tourist Information Centre
 
Evening Walk @ Penang Botanic Gardens
Date: Last Sunday of the month, in conjunction with the Last Fri, Sat, Sun of the Month
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Contact: 04-263 1166 / info@penangglobaltourism.com, Tourist Information Centre

George Town Night Ride and Food Tour
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Contact: 019-409 4663

Traditional Trades in George Town Discovery Walk
Visit the fascinating traditional traders of Penang. Here’s a chance where you can mingle with the unique traditional traders of Penang, from a local wet market to signboard carver and flower garland makers.

George Town World Heritage Inc. (GTWHI)
Contact: 04-261 6606 / info@gtwhi.com.my
Date: Every second Saturday of the month
Time: 9.30am – 11.30am
Meeting point: GTWHI, Lebuh Acheh

Journey through Nature and Heritage at Penang Hill
Rich in nature and heritage, there are different ways one can experience the beauty of Penang Hill’s 10 million year old tropical forest and be amazed by the beauty of century-old Colonial bungalows along the way.

Guided Nature Walk at West Side Penang Hill
Distance: Approximately 3.8KM (Children must be above 12 years and accompanied by adults)
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Time: Mon – Sun, 8am / 3.45pm
Fee: Mon – Fri RM15 per pax, Sat – Sun RM20 per pax
Contact: 04-828 8880

Guided Journey through the Forest at East Side Penang Hill
Distance: Approximately 10.2KM (For 17 years and above only)
Duration: Approximately 4.5 hours
Time: Mon – Sun, 8.30am – 1pm
Fee: Mon – Fri, RM40 per pax, Sat – Sun RM50 per pax