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Penang Insights

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We offer a private host service for visitors who prefer a highly personalised experience with the option to create their own tailored itineraries. You will be our special guest for the day and we shall collect you from your hotel and drop you back...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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+60 16-709 8392
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Victor was an excellent guide and ensured my family and I had a memorable and unique time in Penang. Victor is very knowledgeable and personable, and he put together a bespoke tour for us. We ‘went off the beaten track’ and saw a unique side...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travel_naylor
PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Andrew, Thank you for your review and recommendation. I had so much fun hosting you and your family. Your willingness to try and experience new things in Penang made our day trip so much more special and fun. It would be a pleasure of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Victor provided an excellent and fun evening food tour. He was very happy to tailor the tour to what my wife and I were after. He took us to places that we otherwise would not have visited. Highly recommended! Holly and Tony.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Holly and Tony, I am very glad to hear that you had a wonderful time where you got to try some local Penang food at a night market and a couple of other places we visited. Thanks for the review and recommendation. :-) Cheers,...More

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

I’m Asian and having Asian parents can be a little challenging when they are very picky about what they want and how they want it. Victor has been very accommodating and have changed the schedule a number of times to fit with my parents’ needs....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Dear Mark, Thank you so much for your review and referral. It was my pleasure to be able to meet your's and your parents' trip requirements for the day. Indeed it was a bit different from my other guests, but it was as fulfilling and...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018

My wife and I signed up for Victor's cooking class in mid-December and it was one of the absolute highlights of our trip. We spent the morning in a local market, and then went to Victor's beautiful apartment to cook four fantastic local dishes. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MandM2009
PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018

Dear Mark and Mirela, Thank you so much for your kind review and recommendation. It was indeed a pleasure of mine to host your local cooking class experience. I am very happy to hear that you both had a wonderful time with me. Likewise, I...More

Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

We spend a 1/2 day with Victor and it was amazing. Originally our idea was to see the main highlights of Penang, but Victor wanted to show us the other Penang. He took us to some areas with less tourists and we had the chance...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2018

Dear Michaela and Peter, You are very welcome and thanks for the review. I am very glad that I had the opportunity to meet you and host your walking tour yesterday. Hope you have an enjoyable holiday for the remaining time in Penang and a...More

Reviewed 19 December 2018

We spent a week in Penang, after a couple of days, it was time to get some help in navigating where and what we were doing. Victor was an absolute star. He was prompt with communication, punctual, engaging, informative, and easy to spend time with....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Dear Sofia, Thanks for the review. I am so delighted that I'm part of your local experience and that you and your husband had a wonderful time with me exploring Penang by night. I am also very grateful to you for your referral to your...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

The knowledgeable mr Khoo - a crucial subtlety here is this - Victor is a host - this is much more than a guide. He is a charming accommodating highly educated man with a passion for his native Penang and Malaysia. After an extensive education...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Dear Julie, Thank you so much for this lovely review and recommendation. I am so happy to hear that you and Colin had a great time and gave me this fantastic opportunity to host your entire 3-days trip in Penang, a great privilege that I...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018

My partner and I wanted to visit some of the less touristy parts of Penang island for an authentic experience and to find out what life is like ‘off the beaten track.’ Being keen ‘foodies’ we also wanted to try some of the local delicacies...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Dear Reb, It was an absolutely pleasure to host you and your partner in Penang and thanks for choosing Penang Insights. I am so happy to hear that you both had a wonderful time and enjoyed the local experience. Wishing you both a pleasant onward...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018

My wife and I spent two days in Penang with Victor as our private tour guide. He was a delight to be with and very knowledgeable about Penang and its culture. We saw many wonderful sites including temples, local markets and food places. He gave...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2018

Dear Geordie, It was an absolute pleasure of mine to have this opportunity to show you and your wife around in Penang. Please do come back to visit us again, and have an enjoyable and safe onward journey to Thailand for the remaining of your...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Penang is a vibrant city, with multi cultures that blended perfectly together. However, this trip would not be as memorable and interesting without Victor Khoo. With a warm personality, knowledgeable, and highly motivated guide (very recommendable), Victor made my trip perfect. Victor is very detailed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PenangInsights, Owner at Penang Insights, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Dear Casa Blanca, Thanks once again for choosing Penang Insights as your local host. It was indeed a pleasure of mine hosting you and your friends for the two days - 3 hours evening on Sat 8th and full day on Sun 9th. Penang has...More

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