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. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, appreciate the extensive heritage of Armenian Street, admire the natural beauty at Tropical Spice Garden, and make a trip to Chew Jetty.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our George Town online trip itinerary maker.

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, daytime highs in George Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time 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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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."