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Half-Day Guided Bicycle Tour of Penang Countryside

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Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia
Half-Day Guided Bicycle Tour of Penang Countryside

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore the rural landscape of Balik Pulau on a 4-hour, small-group bicycle tour of southwest Penang Island. With a local guide to lead the way, you’ll ride past rice paddies, fishing villages, and a mangrove forest, soaking up the laid back atmosphere on a lesser-known side of Penang. This 4-hour bike tour includes pickup and drop-off at Penang hotels, bike rental, and a post-ride snack of coffee and light refreshments, and it's limited to 7 people for a fun, more personal experience.
  • 4-hour Penang island bike tour
  • Ride a bike on the quiet, southwestern side of the island
  • Learn about local fishing and agriculture
  • Pickup and drop-off at Penang hotels
  • Include bike rental, helmet, and snack
  • Small-group tour limited to 7 people
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Use of bicycle and helmet
Light refreshments
Professional guide and driver
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified
Gratuities
Surcharge $30 per person for Pick-up from hotels located in Butterworth / Seberang Jaya

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Ports

  • Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal Super Fast Ferry, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang, Malaysia


Departure Time

8:00 AM
Meet a driver at your Penang hotel for 8am departure, then then transfer to Balik Pulau, a small southwestern town whose name means “the back of the island”—it's the perfect introduction to Penang's quieter side. 

Set a leisurely pace as you ride from Balik Pulau on safe, easy-going roads. You’ll catch the scent of spices growing in fields at the edge of the road, and pass long, lush rows of rice. As you ride, the guide will share the history of rice cultivation on the island, from the earliest origins to how it’s changed over time.

Take a break in a small fishing village to see the locals bring in the day’s fresh catch, then see colonial-era buildings and traditional architecture in the village of Kampung Terang. Duck into a mangrove forest to watch for migratory birds and mud crabs, and learn to spot the different species of mangrove trees.

This tour concludes with return transfer to your hotel, with a pause for coffee and snacks along the way.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Drinking water, hat/cap, sunglasses and comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Kids bicycle subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Asian Overland Services
You can cancel up to 7 days in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 7 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Any changes made less than 6 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • For a 50% refund, you must cancel 3–6 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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