Orangutan & Charcoal Factory Tour

8 hr

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Day Trip

Group Tour

Itinerary
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Stop At: Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation, Jalan Bukit Merah Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Semanggol 34400 Malaysia

Enjoy a scenic drive to the Mainland through one of the world’s longest suspension bridge - the Penang Bridge, to the state of Perak (1hr 45 mins’ drive). You will take a short boat ride (20 - 30 minutes) (ferry departs every 45 minutes) to the island to...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation, Jalan Bukit Merah Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Semanggol 34400 Malaysia

Enjoy a scenic drive to the Mainland through one of the world’s longest suspension bridge - the Penang Bridge, to the state of Perak (1hr 45 mins’ drive). You will take a short boat ride (20 - 30 minutes) (ferry departs every 45 minutes) to the island to see the Orang Utans - face to face. Orang Utan literally means man of the forest and they are among the most intelligent mammals and considered to be endangered. The Foundation is setup on an island which is accessible by boat across a beautiful calm lake. A guided tour with comprehensive commentary on the work undertaken and facilities available for the orangutans is provided, as you view the orangutans in their natural habitat. In this place, we humans are the ones in a caged area for safety sake, as the orangutans roam free outside. (60 minutes inclusive return boat journey)

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Charcoal Factory Kuala Sepetang, Jalan Taiping - Kuala Sepetang, Kuala Sepetang, 34650 Kuala Sepetang, Negeri Perak, Malaysia

After that, drive on for 45-minutes to have your lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, proceed to the Charcoal Factory, established since the 1930s. Learn the interesting process of how mangrove wood are turned into charcoal. This is a place filled with character where you’ll see the age old techniques of producing charcoal – a fascinating insight into a dwindling industry

Proceed back to Penang. (1 hr 45 mins)

Your tour ens when you are dropped off at your hotel.

(Travelling time provided as a guideline only as is subject to traffic conditions)


Duration: 3 hours

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Important Details

Included
  • Boat ride to the island to see the Orang-Utans
  • Entry/Admission - Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • Lunch
  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off within Penang City Centre area
  • Set Lunch (Exclude beverages, bottled water and snacks)
Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks during lunch
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
All hotels located within Penang City Centre area

8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Pick up details are provided 24 hours in advance. Pickup time from beach hotels may be earlier than time indicated
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.