PENANG: The Pearl of the Orient

Step back in time and be amazed at intricate architecture of pre-colonial buildings.  Feel the cool embrace of tingling fresh air and sounds of waves.  Feast on Malaysia’s best cuisine.  Discover the unexpected excitement in an exotic island paradise…Penang.

Penang is well-known as ‚ÄúThe Pearl of the Orient‚ÄĚ because of its unique beauty, rich cultural heritage, tradition and custom of Penangites.

The cultural diversity of the key races ‚Äď Malays, Chinese, Indians and Europeans can best be seen in the architecture of the buildings, food, tradition and custom of Penangites.

Its unique characteristic which still maintains the old world charm makes Penang an attractive destination. Discover the many secrets of Georgetown by foot or on a trishaw and soak yourself in this quaint city.  Be amazed at the British colonial architecture and a host of century-old temples, mosques and churches. Explore the coastal villages or enjoy a walk through the reserve forest in Teluk Bahang.  Watersports should be on your agenda if you are seeking for some fun.

Capture the excitement of night markets as you sharpen your bargaining skills for your favourite souvenirs, clothes, and other merchandises.  Or shop in comfort at many of the modern shopping malls in the island.

Penang is also well known for being the “food paradise” of Malaysia if not the whole of Asia. From simple hawker‚Äôs food to exotic seafood, enjoy Malaysia‚Äôs best cuisine not just from your hotel but also along the street sidewalks. ¬†Or feast on a sumptuous dinner while appreciating the intricate architectural marvel of Khoo Kongsi Mansion.

Soak up the sun at one of the many beaches along Batu Ferringhi and enjoy the panoramic views of the sea.

On the greener side, Penang has recreational parks and verdant hills that still maintain their pristine greenery.  Take a nature’s trail on Penang Botanical Garden and be amazed by the exotic flora and fauna.  Or feel the fresh crisp air of Penang Hill as you enjoy a cable car ride uphill.

With so much to see, hear and taste, Penang is truly an exotic escape for your next event.
Heritage Trails on Trishaw

The Babas & Nyonyas
Secret Turtle Hatchery
Restaurants and Venues for Groups

Sample Programmes – A Taste of Penang