SUNGAI SETAR BESAR HOMESTAY - 3 Days

Sungai Setar Besar

Sungai Setar Besar is an amazing village rich with distinctive history and local charms. Located at Mukim 9 and 10 of Pekan Nibong Tebal, Sungai Setar offers 30 houses for the homestay programme.

Discover Sungai Setar’s strong Malay traditions that blend in heritage and genuine hospitality. Get expose to exciting activities of local food making of Mee or better known as egg noodles, coffee, banana pancakes, cookies and Cendol. Another popular activity that you will witness is the women-folk busy making delicacies such as coconut candy, lentils and peanuts, Rempeyek Ikan Bilis (crispy flat snack top with anchovies), and other snacks such as Kuih Buah Rotan and Cakar Ayam. All are a must for you to taste and treasure.

Also catch a glimpse of the experienced fishermen of the village to learn more about catching big prawns, juicy crab and catfish. Join Sungai Setar today for a Kampung-style holiday!

Must-do at Sungai Setar Besar

  • Visit the farm in Sungai Setar, including the eel, sheeps, cows, goats and chilli farms.
  • Join the villagers for some fun games of Batu Seremban and Congkak.
  • Get to work like the villagers by helping them make rooftops made of coconut frond.
  • Cruise by the village river to watch the beautiful fireflies.

3 Days 2 Nights

Day 1

  • Welcoming ceremony (in group) – (sounds of traditional drums)
  • Welcoming refreshment
  • Kampung trail activities:
    • Nipah palm rooftop making
    • Nipah leaves cigarettes making demonstration
    • Trip to coffee factory
    • Traditional food processing (Nasi Ulam-Herbal Rice)
  • Malay traditional snack cooking demonstration (Cendol, Rempeyek and Kuih Buah Rotan)
  • River cruise to watch fireflies and crocodiles
  • Lunch/Afternoon Tea/Dinner

Day 2

  • Breakfast
  • Paddy field activities:
    • Catfish or eel fishing
    • Harvesting paddy
    • Fresh water fish fishing
    • Traditional games (optional)
    • Free and easy
    • Lunch/Afternoon Tea/Dinner

Day 3

  • Breakfast
  • Activities:
    • Reflexology massage
    • Traditional sinus treatment
    • Bekam (cupping) treatment
  • Photography session/Souvenir giving ceremony
  • Depart from homestay

Sungai Setar Besar

Sungai Setar Besar is an amazing village rich with distinctive history and local charms. Located at Mukim 9 and 10 of Pekan Nibong Tebal, Sungai Setar offers 30 houses for the homestay programme.

Discover Sungai Setar’s strong Malay traditions that blend in heritage and genuine hospitality. Get expose to exciting activities of local food making of Mee or better known as egg noodles, coffee, banana pancakes, cookies and Cendol. Another popular activity that you will witness is the women-folk busy making delicacies such as coconut candy, lentils and peanuts, Rempeyek Ikan Bilis (crispy flat snack top with anchovies), and other snacks such as Kuih Buah Rotan and Cakar Ayam. All are a must for you to taste and treasure.

Also catch a glimpse of the experienced fishermen of the village to learn more about catching big prawns, juicy crab and catfish. Join Sungai Setar today for a Kampung-style holiday!

Day 1

09:00 AM: Arrival, Meet and Greet

9:30 AM: Kampung Trail Activities

12:00 PM: Lunch

2:00 PM: Malay traditional snack cooking demonstration

5:00 PM: Afternoon Tea

6:00 PM: Free and Easy

7:00 PM: Dinner

8:00 PM: River cruise to watch fireflies and crocodiles

Day 2

9:00 AM: Breakfast

10:00 AM: Paddy field activities:

12:00 PM: Lunch

2:00 PM: Traditional Games

4:00 PM: Afternoon Tea

5:00 PM Free and Easy

7:00 PM: Dinner

Day 3

9:00 AM: Breakfast

10:00 AM: Activities

12:00 PM: Photography Session/Souvenir Giving Ceremony

1:00 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 Sungai Setar Besar Homestay?

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

Min 4 pax

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Trip Facts

  • Sungai Setar Besar Village, South Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia
  • Penang International Airport/Hotel
  • Traditional House/Modern House
  • Modern Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Up to Max 14 pax