5 days in Penang & Mentakab Itinerary

5 days in Penang & Mentakab Itinerary

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5 days in Penang & Mentakab Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Butterworth
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Air Itam, Penang Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Mentakab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Butterworth

Butterworth
Butterworth serves as a vital transportation hub for travelers wanting to reach the more popular George Town across Penang Strait.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): play a few rounds at Kelab Tentera Udara.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Butterworth online holiday planner .

Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth is an approximately 4-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to George Town.

Things to do in Butterworth

Outdoors Golf
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night
George Town, Penang Island

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take a stroll through Chew Jetty, steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, then get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and finally examine the collection at Penang House of Music.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our George Town day trip planning app .

Drive from Butterworth to George Town in an hour. In December in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Air Itam.

Things to do in George Town

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Khoo Kongsi ©
Khoo Kongsi

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night
Air Itam, Penang Island

Air Itam ©
Air Itam, a town in Penang just outside of George Town, is renowned for its impressive Buddhist temples and shrines.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Saanen Dairy Goat Farm, stop by Penang, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Penang Longest Trail, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Air Itam road trip app .

Air Itam is very close to George Town. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Air Itam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Air Itam

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Penang Island, Saanen Dairy Goat Farm
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Saanen Dairy Goat Farm ©
Saanen Dairy Goat Farm
Penang ©
Penang

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night
Mentakab

Mentakab ©
Mentakab is a town, a mukim and a state assembly constituency in Temerloh District, Pahang, Malaysia, originally known as Pasir Rawa. You've now added Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mentakab vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Air Itam to Mentakab. December in Mentakab sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 5th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Mentakab

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre
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