8 days in Penang & Tokyo Itinerary

8 days in Penang & Tokyo Itinerary

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8 days in Penang & Tokyo Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
2
Tokyo, Japan
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

2
nights
George Town, Malaysia

George Town ©
A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Change things up with a short trip to ESCAPE in Teluk Bahang (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Kek Lok Si Temple, wander the streets of Chew Jetty, examine the collection at Penang House of Music, and get engrossed in the history at Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the George Town trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to George Town is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to George Town. In October in George Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in George Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Batik Painting Museum Penang, ESCAPE, Laser Battle, Kek Lok Si Temple
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ESCAPE ©
ESCAPE
Laser Battle ©
Laser Battle
Pinang Peranakan Mansion ©
Pinang Peranakan Mansion

4
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Go for a jaunt from Tokyo to Maihama to see Tokyo DisneySea about 30 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 6th (Sun) at Tokyo Disneyland. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, take some stellar pictures from Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, see the interesting displays at Edo-Tokyo Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Tokyo Skytree.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from George Town to Tokyo takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from George Town in October, expect Tokyo to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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