Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMEd 2019)

PENANG ISLAND TOUR -COSMED 2019

15 November 2019

 
To join the tour, participant will choose only ONE(1) trip as below and SUBMIT on Monday during registration day.

Trip A –Georgetown Heritage Tour (Blue Colour Paper)

8: 15 am -8:30 am

Assemble and briefing at RECSAM Lobby

8.30 am

Depart from RECSAM Lobby

9.00 am- 10.45am

Arrive at Georgetown UNESCO Penang Heritage Site –Little India

11.00 am

Penang Science Cluster, Wisma Yeap Chor Ee, Gat Lebuh China , Georgetown, Penang

12.00pm -1.00pm

Esplanade / Fort Cornwallis

1.00pm

Option to drop at KOMTAR, Penang and travel on your own  / Return directly to RECSAM by tour bus

No pack food provided .

Penang Heritage Tour – Little India experience

The little quarter of South Indian culture is were early Indian immigrants settled down to make Penang , Malaysia their home. It is the Islands , epicenter of Indian music, savory cuisine, exotic spices and authentic goods. Please visit http//www.penang –vacations.com/history –of –little-india.html  for details.

Penang Science Cluster (PSC)

PSC is a non-profit, tax-exempt organisation with a mission to build a healthy pipeline of talent in Penang and Malaysia by sparking interest in science and technology, creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among our young in Penang and Malaysia.

PSC encourages and supports the establishment of science cafes in population centres and MakerLabs in schools in Penang to promote the learning of STEM subjects in a fun and hands-on approach and to support the growth of the maker movement in Penang.

Esplanade /Fort Cornwallis

The Esplanade is a seafront promenade bordering an open field where festivals and events are often held. Located along this winding stretch are War Memorial to fallen soldiers, a hawker food court and the ancient Fort Cornwallis . Fort Cornwallis was first built by Captain Francis Light when he first landed in Penang. It is an ancient sentinel of Georgetown, the capital of Penang, where it stands guard over the Island’s cap. Visitors can visit both sites, the Esplanade and Fort Cornwallis as they stand adjacent to each other. Entrance fee into Fort Cornwallis : RM3/PAX

Please visit http://www.penang-vacations.com/fort-cornwallis.html for details



Trip  B – Kek Lok Si & Penang Hill Tour (Green Colour Paper)

8: 15 am -8:30 am

Assemble and briefing at RECSAM Lobby

8.30 am

Depart from RECSAM Lobby

9.00 a.m -10.30 am

Arrive at Kek Lok Si Temple

11.00am -1.00pm

Arrive and going up Penang Hill by train (Claim your train ticket)

1.00pm

Option to drop at Gurney Plaza and travel on your own/Return directly to RECSAM by tour bus

 

*We will collect the entrance fees before we arrive at Penang Hill

* No pack food provided .

Kek Lok Si

Kek Lok Si , the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, began construction in 1890. Its 7 storey handcrafted “Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas’ was completed in 1930 followed by a 30.2m bronze Kuan Yin statue in 2002. The temple lights up in remarkable fashion during Chinese New Year. Surroundings the areas are thousand of hawkers selling fashionable dress, souvenir items and exotic food. Please visit http://penang-vacations.com/kek-lok-si.html for details.

 

Penang Hill

Penang Hill offers a panoramic view of the city 830m(2,723ft) above sea level. Getting to the top is half the fun with a choice of hiking or travelling in a funicular train. At the summit, there is a flower garden, a mini bird park, bungalows and guesthouses. Entrance fee : foreigner – RM30/pax; local RM8/pax

More refreshing details at : http://penang-vacations.com/penang -hills.html