6 days in Penang Itinerary

6 days in Penang Itinerary

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George Town, Penang Island
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George Town, Penang Island

— 5 nights
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 Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang, approximately Teluk Bahang away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, see the interesting displays at Penang House of Music, visit Armenian Street, and admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the George Town travel planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to George Town is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in George Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Penang travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Historic Sites
Pearl of the Orient
Highly industrialized and urbanized, the island of Penang sits off the western coastline of Peninsular Malaysia and boasts a rich cultural heritage blending Chinese, Indian, and European influences. Although most visitors come for the beaches and fishing villages, no tour of Penang is complete without a stop in World Heritage-listed George Town. This cosmopolitan island capital boasts a diverse architectural heritage, its oldest sections packed with 19th-century mosques, churches, temples, and colonial buildings. Another highlight of Penang tourism are the many festivals, showcasing cultural diversity and offering foreign visitors a chance to soak up the atmosphere of the "Pearl of the Orient."