12 days in Penang Itinerary

12 days in Penang Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Bukit Mertajam
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 9 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Bukit Mertajam

Bukit Mertajam ©
Bukit Mertajam is a major town in Central Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia. Venture out of the city with trips to Butterworth (Butterworth Art Walk & Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, visit Little India - Penang, contemplate the long history of Bukit Mertajam Town, and admire the striking features of City Hall.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bukit Mertajam day trip planning site.

Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam is an approximately 4- hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Bukit Mertajam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to George Town.

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
Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest ©
Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest

9
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.
Go for a jaunt from George Town to Teluk Bahang to see Escape Theme Park about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, get to know the fascinating history of Armenian Street, see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and take in the pleasant sights at Street Art in George Town.

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Traveling by car from Bukit Mertajam to George Town takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Penang Island, Indochine Natural, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, Kek Lok Si Temple, Batu Ferringhi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Escape Theme Park ©
Escape Theme Park
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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