12 days in Penang Itinerary

12 days in Penang Itinerary

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12 days in Penang Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13 h
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 10 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Melbourne

10
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram and Penang House of Music. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kapitan Keling Mosque and Hin Bus Depot. Venture out of the city with trips to Teluk Bahang (Monkey Beach, Kerachut Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Wonderfood Museum Penang, wander the streets of Chulia Street, contemplate the long history of Han Jiang Ancestral Temple, and learn more about the world around you at Tech Dome Penang.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the George Town road trip tool .

Melbourne, Australia to George Town is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to West Indonesia Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In March, George Town is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island, Teluk Bahang, Bayan Lepas
Highlights from your plan
Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram ©
Penang House of Music ©
Penang House of Music
Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque

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