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, take a stroll through Armenian Street, explore the striking landscape of Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple.

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.
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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."