7 days in Penang & Taiping Itinerary

7 days in Penang & Taiping Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
George Town, Penang Island
— 5 nights
2
Taiping
— 1 night

5
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.
You've added Khoo Kongsi, Penang Hill Corporation, Ghee Hiang, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, take an in-depth tour of Sun Yat Sen Museum, wander the streets of Chew Jetty, and get to know the fascinating history of Armenian Street.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our George Town day trip tool.

Kuala Lumpur to George Town is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. December in George Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Taiping.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Penang Island, Ghee Hup Nutmeg Factory, Kek Lok Si Temple
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

1
night
Taiping

Taiping ©
The green city of Taiping remains one of the country's most innovative cities--it established Malaysia's first museum, first railway, and first newspaper.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Taiping Lake Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Aun Tong Coffee Mill, and then identify plant and animal life at Bukit Larut.

Plan my trip to Taiping with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from George Town to Taiping by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Taiping

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Taiping Lake Gardens ©
Taiping Lake Gardens
Bukit Larut ©
Bukit Larut
Aun Tong Coffee Mill ©
Aun Tong Coffee Mill

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