8 days in Penang Itinerary

8 days in Penang Itinerary

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8 days in Penang Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Bukit Mertajam
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 5 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bukit Mertajam: Gunung Jerai (in Kuala Ketil) and Butterworth (Butterworth Art Walk & Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, take a stroll through Chinatown - Penang, and admire the landmark architecture of City Hall.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bukit Mertajam day trip site .

Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to George Town.

Things to do in Bukit Mertajam

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Penang, Butterworth, Gunung Jerai, Bukit Mertajam Town
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Gunung Jerai
Gunung Jerai
Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest ©
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church

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.
When in George Town, make a side trip to see ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang, approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, look for all kinds of wild species at The Habitat Penang Hill, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), and admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read George Town vacation maker site .

Getting from Bukit Mertajam to George Town by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Penang Island, Tanjung Bungah, Adventure Zone, Kek Lok Si Temple, ESCAPE
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ESCAPE ©
ESCAPE
Laser Battle ©
Laser Battle

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