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Discover Mainland on Your First Visit

culture walk

Discover Mainland on Your First Visit

Paused until 14 July. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transport
Hosted in
English, Chinese (Simplified)
culture walk

Discover Mainland on Your First Visit

culture walk

Discover Mainland on Your First Visit

Paused until 14 July. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transport
Hosted in
English, Chinese (Simplified)

What you'll do

“Oh you’re from Penang? Which part of the island? George Town?” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that whenever I tell people I’m a Penangite, I’d be able to travel the world for a whole year. The conversation usually continues with me telling them that I was from “the mainland”. Then it goes on with me explaining to people how there’s this whole other region of Penang on the other side of the Penang Bridge. Yes, located on the opposite end of the Penang Bridge is Mainland Penang, collectively known as Seberang Perai (previously Province Wellesley). It consists of Butterworth and Bukit Mertajam, two charming little areas that most tourists have never even heard about. Such is the fate of Penangites who live not on the island but in the obscure cities of its forgotten half. Since Penang Island hogs all the limelight, mainlanders get to keep their secret travel gems to themselves without having to deal with the hordes of tourists! We will visit the historical Bukit Mertajam Market, discover serenity at the famous St. Anne’s Church explore the rural Malay villages of Permatang Rawa and visit the Nine Emperor Gods Temple in Butterworth while giving some time for our stomach to digest to space up for more food and drink.

Vic's commitment to safety

This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines – including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.

Your host

Learn more about Vic

Vic

Hello, is Vic here, I was born and lived all my life in Bukit Mertajam/Penang. I love traveling, sharing ,telling stories and making friends with a different culture backgrounds. I also want to share my native city and help people discover the best-kept secrets that have made me love this city myself, that's why I started this experience so that you’ve had a perfect travel. Providing an amazing street walk towards anyone who is interested to Bukit Mertajam/Penang it is my great honor, please follow my footsteps and measure the world.

What's included

Food
Food are not included
Drinks
Drinking water
Transport
Local transportation

Where you'll be

Yes, Mainland Penang is a foodie’s paradise, offering great food for dirt cheap prices. You could say that out of all the things to do in Mainland Penang, the most important one is to eat! In fact, there’s even more good food to discover and you should definitely come over to this side of Penang and see what else is in store.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Camera

More tips

Let's enjoy !

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Vic
Discover Mainland on Your First Visit
New experience
£58/person
New experience
£58/person