14 days in Penang Itinerary

14 days in Penang Itinerary

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14 days in Penang Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Teluk Bahang, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Riyadh

5
nights
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
When in George Town, make a side trip to see Taiping Lake Gardens in Taiping, approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, admire the natural beauty at Penang Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, and wander the streets of Chew Jetty.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town tour itinerary tool .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to George Town is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Riyadh to George Town. When traveling from Riyadh in August, plan for cooler days in George Town, with highs around 36°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Teluk Bahang.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Kek Lok Si Temple, Laser Battle, Indochine Natural, Taiping Lake Gardens
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

3
nights
Teluk Bahang, Penang Island

Teluk Bahang ©
Tucked between sandy beaches and a dammed reservoir, the sleepy fishing town of Teluk Bahang provides entrance to the small but wildlife-packed Penang National Park.
Monkey Beach has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at ESCAPE, take in nature's colorful creations at Art and Garden, experience rural life at Bao Sheng Durian Farm, and look for gifts at Penang Batik Factory.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Teluk Bahang trip planner .

Getting from George Town to Teluk Bahang by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In August in Teluk Bahang, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Batu Ferringhi.

Things to do in Teluk Bahang

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Penang Island, Balik Pulau
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Monkey Beach ©
Monkey Beach
ESCAPE ©
ESCAPE

3
nights
Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island

Batu Ferringhi ©
Situated on the northern coast of Penang, the resort town of Batu Ferringhi has traditionally thrived as a tourism hotspot, with visitors flocking to experience the sun, sea, and sand.
Batu Ferringhi is known for beaches, shopping, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Tropical Spice Garden, look for gifts at Raz Kashmir Crafts, enjoy the sand and surf at Batu Ferringhi Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Batu Ferringhi trip builder tool .

Batu Ferringhi is just a stone's throw from Teluk Bahang. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Batu Ferringhi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Batu Ferringhi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tropical Spice Garden, Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque
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Tropical Spice Garden ©
Tropical Spice Garden
Batu Ferringhi Beach ©
Batu Ferringhi Beach
Adventure Zone ©
Adventure Zone

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