12 days in Penang Itinerary

12 days in Penang Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  12 h 45 min
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George Town, Penang Island
— 10 nights
Fly:  10 h
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.
For shopping fun, head to Queensbay Mall or Hin Bus Depot. Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Penang House of Music will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting George Town side-trips: Alor Setar (Balai Besar, Kedah Royal Museum, &more), Bukit Larut (in Taiping) and Teluk Bahang (Escape Theme Park & Monkey Beach). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Armenian Street, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), take a stroll through Chew Jetty, and admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the George Town tour planner.

Melbourne, Australia to George Town is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Melbourne to George Town, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, George Town is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, Bayan Lepas, Alor Setar, Batu Ferringhi, Teluk Bahang
Highlights from your plan
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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