9 days in Penang Itinerary

9 days in Penang Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Penang trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Butterworth
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George Town, Penang Island
— 8 nights
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Butterworth

Butterworth serves as a vital transportation hub for travelers wanting to reach the more popular George Town across Penang Strait.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Penang Bird Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Butterworth trip website.

Singapore, Singapore to Butterworth is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Singapore to Butterworth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Butterworth

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

George Town, Penang Island

— 8 nights
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Head to Gurney Plaza and Indochine Naturalfor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Batu Ferringhi Beach and Penang Longest Trail. Get out of town with these interesting George Town side-trips: Chin Farm Waterfall (in Batu Ferringhi) and Teluk Bahang (Monkey Beach & Kerachut Beach). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, get to know the fascinating history of Armenian Street, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the George Town road trip planning app.

Getting from Butterworth to George Town by car takes about an hour. In February in George Town, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in George Town

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Penang travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Architectural Buildings
Pearl of the Orient
Highly industrialized and urbanized, the island of Penang sits off the western coastline of Peninsular Malaysia and boasts a rich cultural heritage blending Chinese, Indian, and European influences. Although most visitors come for the beaches and fishing villages, no tour of Penang is complete without a stop in World Heritage-listed George Town. This cosmopolitan island capital boasts a diverse architectural heritage, its oldest sections packed with 19th-century mosques, churches, temples, and colonial buildings. Another highlight of Penang tourism are the many festivals, showcasing cultural diversity and offering foreign visitors a chance to soak up the atmosphere of the "Pearl of the Orient."