Home » 5 Days – Penang Pilgrimage
Tour Code: OV-WMP1
Minimum Travellers: 2 Pax
Tour duration: 5 Days
The Church of St. Anne in Penang was founded in 1846, and was opened to public in 1888. St Anne’s Church, is a well-known its annual celebration of the feast of St Anne where Catholics celebrates the feast day of its saints on one day. The celebrations lasts for 10 days, that includes the actual feast day on the 26 July. Feast of St. Anne event regularly attracts over 100,000 pilgrims from all over Malaysia and as well as from neighboring countries like the Philippines, Singapore and Australia.
Meet at Kota Kinabalu International airport for flight to Penang. Upon arriving Penang transfer to your hotel for check in, our guide will conduct a short briefing about the overall layout of your trip arrangements. Late afternoon venture into the city for a taste of Penang lifestyle, enjoy the best food in Malaysia served at the hawker stalls. Transfer back to your hotel and rest.
Embark on an introduction of Penang, with a scenic trishaw ride around Georgetown among to see are the Fort Cornwalis, Little India, Yup Kongsi Temple, Tanjung City Marina before going up to the Penang Hill on the iconic train ride, which is the oldest train station since the British colonial era.
Back to your hotel, for a free and easy.
After a hearty breakfast, a visit to the Divine Mercy church that occupies 3,848 square meter around a rubber estate area. The church was donated by the late H.R. Watts, which cost about RM 6.8 million and the latest church completed in Penang diocese. Following a short rest at the hotel, proceed on to St. Anne for the ‘Station of the Cross’ at a 3 pm mass.
After the mass back to your hotel.
Meet up and transferred to Armenian Street known for its very unique and colourful shops of many trinkets on this half day trip. Following a short rest back at the hotel, depart for St. Anne church for the evening highlight which is at 8 pm. Due to the crowd we will be departing early for the evening. Soon after the mass get transfer back to the hotel.
Check out after breakfast for a transfer to Penang airport. Please check that you have your travel documents with you and proceed on for departure.
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