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To get the best experience in Penang you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. Who will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.


penang tour guideJay is 43 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English & Malaysian.

He is a colourful character, who has previously worked in a customer services division for a telecommunications company. For a vibrant and friendly guide with experience then Jay can assure you an unforgettable experience of Malaysia. He has his own car so for a small fee he can cover others areas of this remarkable country.

Total cost for the guide services of Jay for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 33 via Paypal, debit / credit cards, bank transfer or Crypto Currency plus USD 60 in cash to Jay after his services. This makes a total of USD 93.

This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs. Additionally he can use his car for a fee of $50 per day.

“Joe was a brilliant guide, he arranged everything for us. Speaks perfect English. Very kind and thoughtful person and nice to be around. We had a wonderful time thanks to him. We never knew that Malaysia had so much to offer, highly recommended” – John, Canada.

Our other destination in Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

Penang, often referred to as the “Pearl of the Orient,” is a vibrant island located in the northwest of Malaysia. It is a cultural and historical hub, and one of the most popular destinations for tourists visiting Malaysia. The island has a rich history, a diverse population, and a thriving arts and culture scene. As a gay-friendly destination, Penang is a must-visit for anyone looking for a unique experience that embraces diversity and inclusivity.

Here are some highlights of Penang that are sure to captivate any traveller:

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George Town: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

George Town, the capital of Penang, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts a rich history and a unique blend of Chinese, Malay, and Indian cultures. It is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in exploring the island’s heritage. Some of the notable attractions in George Town include the Penang State Museum, the Khoo Kongsi Clan House, and the Clan Jetties.

Street Art: An Outdoor Art Gallery

Penang’s streets are an outdoor art gallery, with walls adorned with murals and street art that depict the island’s rich history and cultural heritage. The street art is a reflection of the island’s vibrant arts and culture scene, and it is a great way to explore the island’s hidden corners.

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Food: A Culinary Adventure

Penang is a food lover’s paradise, and it is famous for its street food. The island is a melting pot of cultures, and its food reflects this diversity. Some of the must-try dishes include Char Koay Teow, Assam Laksa, and Hokkien Mee. With its diverse range of flavors and cuisines, Penang is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

Beaches: A Tropical Getaway

Penang is blessed with stunning beaches that offer a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The island’s beaches are ideal for relaxing, sunbathing, and water sports. Some of the popular beaches include Batu Ferringhi, Teluk Bahang, and Tanjung Bungah.

Nightlife: A Fun-Filled Experience

Penang has a vibrant nightlife scene that caters to a diverse crowd. Whether you are looking for a cozy bar or a lively club, Penang has something for everyone. of the popular nightlife destinations include Upper Penang Road, Gurney Drive, and Batu Ferringhi.

In conclusion, Penang is a unique destination that offers a rich cultural and historical experience, stunning beaches, vibrant arts and culture scene, and a diverse range of culinary delights. As a gay-friendly destination, Penang embraces diversity and inclusivity, making it a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a unique experience. Whether you are a solo traveler or traveling with friends, Penang is sure to captivate your senses and leave you with unforgettable memories.

Whatever you choose to do in Malaysia, it will be a unique and memorable experience of a lifetime, with a Guides4me guide, who will look after you and by the end of the trip you’ve made a best friend.

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