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Location: Penang Hill, Georgetown, Penang Malaysia | Georgetown, Malaysia
Category: Day Trips & Excursio
A visit to the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia
Harmonious temple bestowed with gifts from Chinese emperors
Picturesque funicular ride at Penang Hill
Panoramic view of Georgetown
Cool, fresh air at 2,700 feet (823 m) above sea level
Guided tour of Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Penang Hotel
Commentary in English
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 take a break in the many recreational areas available.
Start off your tour with a hotel pickup and visit to the Kek Lok Si Temple. This temple boasts gifts from Chinese emperors because of its beauty and serenity. One of the highlights is the 7-tier pagoda that hosts 10,000 statues of Buddha. Marvel at the 100-foot (30.2-m) bronze statue of the Goddess of Mercy overlooking the temple.
Next, take the funicular train to the peak of Penang Hill. On your train ride to the top, pass by lush greenery and interesting sights. After climbing 2,700 feet (833 m) above sea level, enjoy the cool breeze and fresh air. Be amazed by a charming view of Georgetown and taste some refreshments while you're here. End your day with a scenic ride back to your Penang hotel.
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Know before you book:
Children 1 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.,
At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.
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