8 days in Penang & Semanggol Itinerary

8 days in Penang & Semanggol Itinerary

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8 days in Penang & Semanggol Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Semanggol
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Step out of George Town with an excursion to ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read George Town trip planning tool .

Kuala Lumpur to George Town is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in George Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Semanggol.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Penang Island, ESCAPE, Snake Temple, George Town, Batu Ferringhi Beach
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©

1
night
Semanggol

Semanggol ©
You've now added Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Orang Utan Island and then head off the coast to Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Semanggol trip maker tool .

Drive from George Town to Semanggol in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Semanggol is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Semanggol

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Orang Utan Island ©
Orang Utan Island

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