7 days in Penang Itinerary

7 days in Penang Itinerary

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7 days in Penang Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
George Town, Penang Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Perai
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Bukit Mertajam
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Singapore

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gurney Drive, Orang Utan Island and Little India - Penang. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take a stroll through Little India - Penang, identify plant and animal life at Orang Utan Island, get a taste of the local shopping with Gurney Drive, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kek Lok Si Temple, and finally wander the streets of Chew Jetty. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Cornwallis, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, then steep yourself in history at Armenian Street, then steep yourself in history at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Batu Ferringhi Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read George Town day trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to George Town is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Singapore to George Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Perai.

Things to do in George Town

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Penang, Orang Utan Island, Batu Ferringhi Beach, The Habitat Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Armenian Street ©
Armenian Street

2
nights
Perai

Perai ©
Perai, also known as Prai, is an industrial town in Central Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia. You've now added Penang Bird Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Queensbay Mall. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Snake Temple, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then stroll around Penang Bird Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Perai sightseeing planner .

Perai is just a short distance from George Town. In January, daytime highs in Perai are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bukit Mertajam.

Things to do in Perai

Parks Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Bayan Lepas, Pantai Merdeka, Chinatown - Penang, Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth
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Penang Bird Park ©
Penang Bird Park
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth ©
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth
Spas

2
nights
Bukit Mertajam

Bukit Mertajam ©
Bukit Mertajam is a major town in Central Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Anne's Church. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, delve into the lush surroundings at Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Design Village Outlet Mall.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bukit Mertajam online vacation planner .

Bukit Mertajam is very close to Perai. February in Bukit Mertajam sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bukit Mertajam

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Sungai Sedim Recreational Forest
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Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest ©
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church
Design Village Outlet Mall ©
Design Village Outlet Mall

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