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Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong)
Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong)

Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong) Tours and Activities

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Variously known as Hock Hin Keong, Cheng Hoon Giam, or Fu Xing Gong, depending which Chinese dialect you favor, Penang’s Snake Temple does exactly what it says on the tin. Dedicated to Chor Soo Kong, a Chinese healer turned god, this 19th-century temple boasts fruit trees decked with vipers and snakes in the prayer hall.

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Open daily 8:30am - 6:00pm
Jalan Tokong Ular, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, Penang, 11900
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Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

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This tour let you go to all the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a predetermined itinerary tour. For a 6 hours visit from ship or hotel or airport, you choose some 4-7 attractions to go from the list in "tour details". You choose the places and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you explore every nooks and corners, or you simply take pictures from the outside without entering the attraction, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take in the view from the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be not be disappointed. Penang is a truly surprising hidden gem!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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$80.00
Price varies by group size
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Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

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This guided tour is flexible tour for 8 hours meaning you can customize your own tour in Penang from ship or hotel or airport. You choose some 5-9 attractions to go from the list in "tour details" and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you may indulge in details in the attractions, or kind of "touch and go" or you simply snap pictures from the exterior without going in, you call the shot. If heat is a concern, go into more indoor attraction or go up the hill. If mobility is your concern, then go for a round island tour with the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you like shopping then your American dollars are stretch 4 X versus Ringgit Malaysia as everything is a bargain. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, no problem, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be surprised what Penang has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Arrival Transfer : Penang International Airport

Private Arrival Transfer : Penang International Airport

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• Sit back and relax as you enjoy a transfer from Penang International Airport to Penang Island City Hotel • Enjoy Penang scenery without having to worry about traffic or maps • Travel to Penang knowing that a punctual and safe trip to your destination awaits you Enjoy a private transfer from Penang International Airport to Penang Island City Hotel. Begin your trip in a safe, convenient, and easy way in a private vehicle. Skip the long cab lines and head straight toward your destination in Penang.The transfer length is around 30-40 minutes and is available year-round, 24-hours a day.
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  • 30 to 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$11.34
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$11.34
Price varies by group size
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Penang City Sightseeing Tour

Penang City Sightseeing Tour

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Experience a taste of all that Penang has to offer on a grand tour of the island with a private guide. Travel in comfort by private vehicle to Penang’s top attractions, including Kek Lok Si Temple, Snake Temple, the funicular railway on Penang Hill and the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre. You'll learn about Malaysian arts including pewter-making and batik, stop at a traditional fishing village and fruit plantation, and see Buddhist temples and other architectural gems, all while enjoying informative commentary from your expert guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.58
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$85.58

Penang: Round Island Half-Day Gems

Penang: Round Island Half-Day Gems

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In this guided tour, we will visit to 3-4 main attractions in Round Penang Island: 1. Pick up and drive to National Park (Ride:45 mins). 2. Tour fishing village and jetty. See fishermen as they go about their daily lives and their boat docking at the jetty. 3. Visit handicraft center for hand drawn batik (Ride:5 mins). See handmade batik craft being transformed from a white piece of cloth to a masterpiece by master craftsmen. Buy a piece or two as souvenir for loved ones at home. 4. Fruit stall (Ride:15 mins) or Nutmeg factory (Ride: 20 mins). Learn about all Malaysian tropical fruits that are in season. Sample some spices and see them in the original form. 5. Snake Temple (Ride: 20 mins). See live Pit Viper snakes coiled up at temple. Not for the faint heart as these highly venomous snakes are alive and kicking. 6. Drop off at destination (Ride: 30 minutes).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
Price varies by group size
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$55.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Penang: Round Island Full-Day Discoveries

Penang: Round Island Full-Day Discoveries

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Time-pressed travelers can check off a wealth of Penang sights on this action-packed private door-to-door tour. Discover religion at Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, and the Snake Temple (Fu Xing Gong); taste Malaysia at the Tropical Spice Garden and a nutmeg factory (or fruit stall); watch batik underway at a workshop; and enjoy butterflies at Entopia. Tour includes transport and guiding only: Entrance fees are at your expense.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Transfer : Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Penang Hotel

Private Transfer : Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Penang Hotel

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• Sit back and relax as you enjoy a transfer from Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Penang Hotels. • Enjoy scenery without having to worry about traffic or maps • Travel to Penang Hotels knowing that a punctual and safe trip to your destination awaits you Enjoy a private transfer from Kuala Lumpur Hotel to Penang Hotel. Begin your trip in a safe, convenient, and easy way in a private vehicle. Skip the long cab lines and head straight toward your destination in Penang.The transfer length is around 4 hours and is available year-round, 24-hours a day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
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$108.00
Price varies by group size
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Penang Island Tour Including Snake Temple

Penang Island Tour Including Snake Temple

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Discover the island known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ on this private 4-hour tour of Penang, including hotel pick-up. Enjoy the undivided attention of a private guide as you drive the Oceanside Batu Ferringghi Road, view landmarks like Penang Bridge and uncover the island’s military history at the Penang War Museum. Get a taste of local culture as you watch local craftsmen at work in a batik factory, then brave a trip to the striking Snake Temple, where live vipers guard the altars.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.03
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$41.03

Penang: Orang Utan Island & City Flexible Full Day Tour

Penang: Orang Utan Island & City Flexible Full Day Tour

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A full day (8 hours) tour, starting with a visit by driving over Penang bridge to Orangutan Sanctuary Island on mainland Peninsular Malaysia to see some 17 Orangutan up close and personal. Get to know them by names - BJ, Adam, Hiroshi, Manu and others. We, the human, are being enclosed, not the orangutan. Alpha may weigh up to 300 kilogram, so be careful, they have the strength up to 7 adults! They shared some 97% of human's DNA; no wonder they are fun to watch. Upon returning to Penang Island, the afternoon is flexible itinerary. Among others you can visit a wet market to see unique produce and sample some exotic and fusion local foods. Visit a temple with poisonous snakes or enjoy street arts, Clan jetty, Clan-house, a Captain's house, George Town's World Unesco Heritage enclave or Thai temple. Experience George Town's diverse multi-racial cultures living harmoniously side by side along street of harmony. Talk to your tour guide on the options for the rest of the available time.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.00
Price varies by group size
From
$155.00
Price varies by group size
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Penang Temple Run Private Tour

Penang Temple Run Private Tour

Enjoy a Private Tour to some of Penang Islands Magnificent Temples. Each Temple has unique history and culture infused located in the Unesco Heritage area and the surrounding island.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.47
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$39.47

Private Transfer : Penang Hotel to Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Private Transfer : Penang Hotel to Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Travel from Penang to Kuala Lumpur in the comfort and safety of a private vehicle, and enjoy door-to-door service that’s tailored to your schedule. You simply choose the departure time, meet a driver at your location in Penang, then enjoy views of the countryside during the scenic, 4-hour drive to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$138.80
Price varies by group size
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$138.80
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Penang Day Tour From Penang (Price Based per van)

Penang Day Tour From Penang (Price Based per van)

Explore urban murals full of artistic creations. Board to the Penang Hill for overlooking Penang. At Kek Lok Si Temple has millions of Buddha statues and hundreds of beautiful and meaningful sculptures and sculptures. Visit the wooden houses built on the water. -Privately chartered tour. -Professional driver cum guide service. -Hotel pickup and drop-off (Penang City Hotel)
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$188.53
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$188.53
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Penang Island Day Trip Tour with local lunch

Penang Island Day Trip Tour with local lunch

Discover Malay, Chinese, Nyonya, and Indian cultures in the same day on a private 14-hour tour to Penang. With a well-rounded itinerary, air-conditioned transportation, and a delicious Malaysian lunch included, you get to skip the headache of planning. Tour highlights include the Snake Temple, Fort Cornwallis, and Kek Lok Si Temple. Your adventure concludes with a panoramic tour of the vibrant UNESCO listed George Town.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$166.16
Price varies by group size
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$166.16
Price varies by group size

Penang Pearl of the Orient in 5D4N

Penang Pearl of the Orient in 5D4N

With so many historic and natural attractions to explore, many visitors to Penang find that multiple days are needed to see all of the island’s sights. This five-day tour takes travelers all over the island with an expert guide. Accommodation and transport are all sorted, making this is the perfect tour for anyone seeking an extensive overview of Penang without the hassle.
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$710.80
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$710.80
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Penang Full-Day Private Customizable Tour with Pick Up

Penang Full-Day Private Customizable Tour with Pick Up

This tour allow you to choose the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a fixed itinerary tour. For a 7 hours visit from ship or hotel or airport, you choose some 5-8 attractions to go from the list in "tour details". You choose the place and decide on the you time needed. Either you go deep into selected location, or you can just stop by the corner to take photos from the outside not needing enter the attraction, you made your own decision. If mobility is a concern, you can choose to circulate the Penang Island and take in the view from the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you could not decide on where to go or what to do, let our licensed tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. Penang is Marvel for you to discover.!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.70
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$72.70

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What are Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong) hours of operation?
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Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong) hours of operation: Open daily 8:30am - 6:00pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong) costs USD 11.34. Guided Snake Temple (Hock Hing Keong) tours start around USD 11.34 per person.
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