PENANG - Getting Around By Bicycle Or Trishaw




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Penang Transportation By Bicycle /  By Heritage Trishaw

A healthy and unique way of touring around Penang on 2-wheel or 3-wheel vehicle. Simply free and easy, no barriers to sightseeing, and no carbon emission. So environmental friendly and healthy

 

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Penang Tour By Heritage Trishaw Ride

Sit back and relax while being driven slowly and steadily around Georgetown city in 3-wheel heritage vehicle. The trishaw pedlars are either pedaling or parked around Georgetown area, waiting for customer calls. Can bargain for the charges be going on the ride, but be understanding and sympathetic for the sweating and manual energy required to transport you around the city on the novelty ride.  Best to tour in the evening when the sun sets.

 

 

Penang Travel Tips

Take a long a good map with picture and photo information of your expected destination.  Most of the trishaw peddlers can only speak local dialects or Malay.
 

Penang Cycling Tour

Cycling enthusiast can either join 'Metro Bike Tour' or rent a bicycle to tour around Georgetown heritage site or the city areas.  If you are staying at Penang beach resort areas, you can cycling from the Batu Ferringhi resorts to Teluk Bahang to visit Tropical Spice Garden, Tropical Fruit Farm, Penang Butterfly Farm and Teluk Bahang Forest Eco-Park.  The road along Teluk Bahang is winding and scenic, surrounded by tropical plants along the path. Another spot to visit is Penang National Park, straight from the beach resorts to the end of the road without turning.

 

Where to rent bicycle

  Georgetown Area  : Tanjung City Marina at Weld Quay ;
KOMTAR Walk at Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong
Mobile Contact : 019-409 4663 / Metro Bike ;  Fax : 04-229 6434 
  Batu Ferringhi Beach  :  Available around the beach resort areas.

Can also enquire from the reception staff of hotels, motels, guest houses, service apartments or anywhere near the place where you are staying. Cycling is gaining popularity in Penang.

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