2 days in Ipoh & Penang Island Itinerary

2 days in Ipoh & Penang Island Itinerary

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Ipoh
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George Town
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Ipoh

Ipoh
The city of Ipoh, fourth-largest in Malaysia and historically a mining town, has recently seen a complete reinvention and resurgence as a burgeoning tourism destination, thanks in part to its significant heritage.
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Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. September in Ipoh sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to George Town.

Things to do in Ipoh

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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George Town

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Manchu Bar, Batu Ferringhi Beach and Hin Bus Depot. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stroll through Batu Ferringhi Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Hin Bus Depot, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then look for gifts at 5.4 North, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Manchu Bar.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the George Town online visit planner.

Getting from Ipoh to George Town by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Western Indonesia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Batu Ferringhi Beach
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5.4 North ©
5.4 North
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Batu Ferringhi Beach ©
Batu Ferringhi Beach

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