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Half Day Round Island Discovery

 
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Visit a Batik Factory (a local cottage industry) - a stop to learn about the traditional art of fabric making by using wax and dyes. Then drive through the hills where one will enjoy the lush greenery of tropical rainforest dotted with fruit orchards and spices. Stop at a street stall to be introduced to the many varieties of fruits and spices produced by the local farmers. Drive to the valley where clusters of traditional Malay villages and paddy fields where one can feel the tranquility. Visit a Batik Factory (a local cottage industry) - a stop to learn about the traditional art of fabric making by using wax and dyes. Then drive through the hills where one will enjoy the lush greenery of tropical rainforest dotted with fruit orchards and spices. Stop at a street stall to be introduced to the many varieties of fruits and spices produced by the local farmers. Drive to the valley where clusters of traditional Malay villages and paddy fields where one can feel the tranquility.Highlights- Cast your eyes over a wonderful array of local produce at the market - Find out all about the tricks of the trade when it comes to traditional fabric making - Bask in the beauty of the valleys and pretty paddy fields Penang or “Pulau Pinang” which means "Island of Betelnut Palms" - was once a pirates' hideout. It came under British control in 1786. History has it that Captain Francis Light loaded the cannons with silver coins and fired into the thick undergrowth and the locals scrambled to recover them - thus clearing the area for settlement. Born as a crossroads for traders from Arab to Europe, India to China and nearby islanders, Penang is today a mini Asia in a nutshell! The island still retains its natural charm with quiet sunkissed beaches along the famed Batu Ferringhi strip. Visit a Batik Factory (a local cottage industry) - a stop to learn about the traditional art of fabric making by using wax and dyes. Then drive through the hills where one will enjoy the lush greenery of tropical rainforest dotted with fruit orchards and spices. Stop at a street stall to be introduced to the many varieties of fruits and spices produced by the local farmers. Drive to the valley where clusters of traditional Malay villages and paddy fields where one can feel the tranquility. Head to the centuries old Snake Temple or the Temple of Azure Cloud and discover the pit viper snakes. End your tour with a visit to a local product shop where you can try out varieties of the popular Penang white coffee. Options: With expert assistance or guide. Languages:English. Redeem informationVoucher type: Not neededVoucherless. You don’t need to bring any voucher (digital or printed)!LocationStart point: Please be ready in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to assigned pickup timeEnd point: Same as the starting pointScheduleOpening dates09:00 - 13:0014:00 - 18:00Duration: 4 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideRequirementsDress standards are conservative throughout Asia, we strongly recommend modest clothing.RecommendationsPlease wear comfortable shoes.
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