4 days in Butterworth & George Town Itinerary

4 days in Butterworth & George Town Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  6 h
1
Butterworth
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
George Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Butterworth

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 27th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth, tee off at Kelab Tentera Udara, and then get engrossed in the history at Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum.

Before you visit Butterworth, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Singapore, Singapore to Butterworth is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Western Indonesia Time is minus 1 hour. In September in Butterworth, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in Butterworth

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum, St. Anne's Church
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St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth ©
Tow Boo Kong Temple Butterworth
Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum ©
Lembah Bujang Archaeological Museum

2
nights
George Town

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the striking features of Kek Lok Si Temple, contemplate the long history of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, take an in-depth tour of Pinang Peranakan Mansion, then see the interesting displays at Khoo Kongsi, and finally wander the streets of Chew Jetty. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Laser Battle, get to know the fascinating history of Armenian Street, then examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Cornwallis.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the George Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Butterworth to George Town takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple
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Kek Lok Si Temple ©
Kek Lok Si Temple
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion ©
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

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