"Penang Trishaw - A fun way to explore" Top 5 Page for this destination Penang Off The Beaten Path Tip by SLLiew

Penang Off The Beaten Path: 145 reviews and 217 photos


At some of the tourist places like Esplanad, Penang Road and Batu Ferringhi, you will see the "Penang Trishaw".

It used to be a common mode of transport by the locals especially housewives going to daily marketing or children going to schools.

Today, it is mainly for tourists. It has three wheels and the peddlar is behind you. There is an umbrella for shade and pull over if it rains.

The trishaw peddlars know the local history or latest gossips and so you get more than a ride.

Remember to negotiate the price, duration and where you go before hopping on board. Have fun.

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  • Written Dec 26, 2006
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