LAHAR YOOI HOMESTAY - 3 Days

Lahar Yooi

Enjoy a wondrous stay at Homestay Lahar Yooi with the beautiful sights of the wide paddy fields and natural ambience of the village. Lahar Yooi is a traditional Malay village located at Tasek Gelugur, Seberang Perai Utara, Penang. Learn about the swamp forest land, spanning about 10 hectares at Air Itam Dalam Educational Forest. You will also get to watch the colourful migrant birds from Korea, Japan, China and Russia as the swamp forest is suitable as an observation point and reference for flora and fauna. You will also be excited to cross the canopy bridge that is linked in the middle of the forest. Besides that, spend your time at the Homestay by savouring delicious local traditional food such as Bahulu, Lemang, Ketupat, Keropok Lekor and Karas. You will also see how machete and rubber tapping knives are made traditionally. Lahar Yooi has 14 homes for the purpose of homestay that are open to visitors.

Must-do at Lahar Yooi!

  • Experience the richness of the swamp forest land that is affluent with flora like Nipah palm (Nypa fruticans), Jejawi (Ficus microcarpa), Putat (Barringtonia spp), Pong-Pong – Suicide Tree (Cerberra odollam) and many types of birds such as migrant birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
  • Enjoy a presentation of traditional sports, traditional games, as well as delight in a variety of traditional delicacies such as Lemang, Bahulu and Kuih Kapit (Love Letters). Also, learn how the locals prepare prawn noodles, Char Kuey Teow (flat noodles) and many more.
  • Learn all about Islamic cultural presentations at this homestay such as Bardhah and Qasidah.
  • Get local by enjoying demonstrations on the making of rubber tapping knives, bird cages, nipah leaf cigarettes, nipah attap roofing and paddy planting activities.
  • Visit to the agriculture market.

3 Days 2 Nights

Day 1

  • Welcoming ceremony (in group)
  • Welcome Refreshment
  • Activities:
    • Traditional Malay Silat (Martial Arts) demonstration
    • Traditional Malay cakes making demonstation (Kuih Karas and Kuih Peniram)
  • Lunch
  • Introduction to foster family
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Activities at your foster family home/spa service/Malay traditional message (optional)
  • Dinner
  • Cultural demonstration

Day 2

  • Breakfast
  • Activities:
    • Rubber tapping and palm oil cutover demonstration
    • Depart to Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest
    • Cooking demonstration (Lemang and Ketupat cake)
  • Lunch
  • Activities with your foster family
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Machetes and rubber tapping knives demonstration
  • Dinner
  • Cultural presentation

Day 3

  • Breakfast
  • Activities:
    • Visit agriculture market
    • Visit paddy fields
    • Sepak Raga Ratus demonstration, traditional game (optional) weave ketupat and leaf cigarette making
  • Lunch
  • Activities with foster family
  • Departing ceremony

Lahar Yooi

Enjoy a wondrous stay at Homestay Lahar Yooi with the beautiful sights of the wide paddy fields and natural ambience of the village. Lahar Yooi is a traditional Malay village located at Tasek Gelugur, Seberang Perai Utara, Penang. Learn about the swamp forest land, spanning about 10 hectares at Air Itam Dalam Educational Forest. You will also get to watch the colourful migrant birds from Korea, Japan, China and Russia as the swamp forest is suitable as an observation point and reference for flora and fauna. You will also be excited to cross the canopy bridge that is linked in the middle of the forest. Besides that, spend your time at the Homestay by savouring delicious local traditional food such as Bahulu, Lemang, Ketupat, Keropok Lekor and Karas. You will also see how machete and rubber tapping knives are made traditionally. Lahar Yooi has 14 homes for the purpose of homestay that are open to visitors.

Day 1

09:00 AM: Arrival, Meet and Greet

9:30 AM: Activities

12:00 PM: Lunch

2:00 PM: Introduction to foster family

5:00 PM: Afternoon Tea

6:00 PM: Free and Easy

8:00 PM: Dinner

10:00 PM: Cultural demonstration

Day 2

9:00 AM: Breakfast

10:00 AM: Activities

12:00 PM: Lunch

2:00 PM: Activities With Foster Family

4:00 PM: Afternoon Tea

5:00 PM: Machetes and rubber tapping knives demonstration

7:00 PM: Free and Easy

8:00 PM: Dinner

10:00 PM: Cultural presentation

Day 3

9:00 AM: Breakfast

10:00 AM: Activities

12:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM: Photography Session/Souvenir Giving Ceremony

1:30 PM: Depart From Homestay

What Included

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Accommodation With Foster Family
  • Meals - 3 x Breakfast, 2 x Lunch, 2 x Tea breaks, 2 x Dinner
  • Activities - As mentioned in the itinerary
  • Modern Air-conditioned Vehicle

What Excluded

  • Personal Expanses
  • Tipping

Journey

How do I get to Lahar Yooi Homestay?

We will pick you up either at Penang International Airport (PIA) or hotel location in Penang to the homestay at Lahar Yooi village on the mainland Penang, Malaysia.

Min 4 pax

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Trip Facts

  • Lahar Yooi Village, North Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia
  • Penang International Airport (PIA)/Hotel
  • Modern Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Traditional House/Modern House
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Up to Max 14 pax