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Eat & Walk With Local Historian

1 reviewGeorge Town, Malaysia

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Experience hosted by Dharkshen

3 hours
Includes food, drinks
Up to 1 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

This trip is all about getting on foot and feeling local in Penang as I'll take you back to the earliest discovery and development of the Island through history, plants we'll walk past and especially from the local cuisine we'll get to indulge in along the way. It's like a trip like no other as you explore the city with all your senses! Georgetown traffic is crazy hence, this walk is exclusively conducted either at 7.30 AM or 5.30 PM for you absorb the Island's beauty without the crowd!

Dharkshen'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.
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What's included

  • Food
    Char Koay Teow, Wanton Mee, Curry Mee, Dim Sum (Dumplings) Thosai or Idly,...
  • Drinks
    Tea and local's favorite cold desserts
From ₹1,824
/ person
Fri, 30 Oct
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
₹1,824 per person
₹1,824 per person
Sun, 1 Nov
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
₹1,824 per person
₹1,824 per person
Mon, 2 Nov
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
₹1,824 per person
₹1,824 per person

Meet your host, Dharkshen

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 1 Review
  • Identity verified
I'm Selva. I'm a local Naturalist and a nature guide based in Langkawi & Penang with over 25 years of experience and a deep passion for history, culture and the symbiosis of life. Join me for a trip and understand the inner aspect of local people and the spread of Nusantara culture, as we will embark on a journey and discover the assimilation of cultures through civilization.
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Where you'll be

Every part of Georgetown tells a story. We will begin the walk at the Penaga Hotel followed by the Francis Light Cemetery while Selva will introduce you Penang from the first day Captain Francis Light discovered the Betel Nut Island, now known as Penang. Some of the historical sites include Neoclassical Eclectic Houses, En route to E&O, City Hall, Godowns, Queen Victoria Clock Tower, Street Arts, Clan Jetties, Armenian Street, Temples and Shrines

1 review

Emma
March 2020
A great way to learn about the history of Penang combined with lots of really lovely, authentic food. Our guide Selva was energetic, friendly and had a wealth of knowledge. Would definitely recommend.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

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

Guest requirements

Up to 1 guest ages 5 and up can attend.

More tips

It's a trip on foot so be sure to wear something comfortable. Take steps to protect yourself from the sun and we encourage staying hydrated so a water bottle is a plus point! And you're petty much set!

What to bring

Water Bottle

Sunglasses and Hats