10 days in Penang Itinerary

10 days in Penang Itinerary

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10 days in Penang Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Bukit Mertajam
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h
End: Singapore

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), and go for a walk through Street Art in George Town.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the George Town trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to George Town is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Singapore to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bukit Mertajam.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penang Island, Tanjung Bungah, Escape Theme Park, Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

3
nights
Bukit Mertajam

Bukit Mertajam ©
Bukit Mertajam is a major town in Central Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia. Change things up with these side-trips from Bukit Mertajam: Butterworth (Butterworth Art Walk & Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, visit Chinatown - Penang, wander the streets of Little India - Penang, and steep yourself in history at Bukit Mertajam Town.

To find maps, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read Bukit Mertajam trip planner.

Traveling by car from George Town to Bukit Mertajam takes an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bukit Mertajam

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Penang, Butterworth, Bukit Mertajam Town
Highlights from your plan
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth ©
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth
City Hall ©
City Hall

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