16 days in Penang Island, Bangkok & Damnoen Saduak Itinerary

16 days in Penang Island, Bangkok & Damnoen Saduak Itinerary

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16 days in Penang Island, Bangkok & Damnoen Saduak Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  4​h
1
George Town, Malaysia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Tanjung Bungah, Malaysia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Bangkok, Thailand
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Damnoen Saduak, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Cape Town, South Africa

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Penang Town Hall, Chulia Street, Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, and other attractions you added. Your inner history buff will appreciate Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple and Kapitan Keling Mosque. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Chew Jetty. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Seahorse Watersports and get all the information you need at The Star Pitt Street.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our George Town road trip planning website .

Kuala Lumpur to George Town is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to George Town is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tanjung Bungah.

Things to do in George Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Penang Island
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Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Kapitan Keling Mosque ©
Kapitan Keling Mosque
Food Tours

1
night
Tanjung Bungah, Malaysia

Tanjung Bungah ©
Originally a quiet fishing village, today Tanjung Bungah makes up one of Penang's suburbs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Penang Avatar Secret Garden as well as Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Tanjung Bungah Market, get some fabulous bargains at Indochine Natural, then admire the natural beauty at Penang Avatar Secret Garden, and finally head outdoors with Break The Code.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tanjung Bungah trip planner .

Tanjung Bungah is just a stone's throw from George Town. In June, daytime highs in Tanjung Bungah are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Tanjung Bungah

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Break The Code
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Penang Avatar Secret Garden ©
Penang Avatar Secret Garden
Break The Code ©
Break The Code
Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque ©
Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque

6
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
You've added Patpong Night Market, Club Onyx, Siam Paragon, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall and Madame Tussauds Bangkok. Do your shopping at Khao San Road and Art Gallery 36. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bangkok driving holiday planning site .

Explore your travel options from Tanjung Bungah to Bangkok with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Damnoen Saduak.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall ©
The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall

4
nights
Damnoen Saduak, Thailand

Damnoen Saduak ©
Damnoen Saduak, situated in Ratchaburi Province, harbors conservation areas that offer an iconic range of wildlife in Thailand.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Damnoen Saduak Elephant Village. Get a sense of the local culture at Erawan Museum and Sukhumvit. Step off the beaten path and head to Ancient City and Sky Bar, Bangkok.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Damnoen Saduak trip builder site .

You can drive from Bangkok to Damnoen Saduak in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Damnoen Saduak sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Damnoen Saduak

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bangkok, Samut Prakan
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Ancient City ©
Ancient City
Erawan Museum ©
Erawan Museum
Sukhumvit ©
Sukhumvit

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