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Penang

Penang, located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, is a bustling state that is home to a rich and diverse culture. It is a vibrant and vibrant city that is often referred to as the Pearl of the Orient. Penang is made up of two parts: the island of Penang and Seberang Perai on the mainland. The island is connected to the mainland by two bridges, the Penang Bridge and the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge.

Penang is known for its natural beauty, as well as its rich cultural heritage. The capital of Penang is George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a vibrant city with a mix of colonial buildings, Chinese shophouses, and mosques. The city is also home to a variety of street art, which is a unique feature of the city.

The island of Penang has a long and rich history. It was once the site of a trading post established by the British East India Company in 1786. During the colonial period, Penang was a major port of call for ships sailing to and from the Indian subcontinent. During World War II, Penang was also the site of a major naval base and airfield.

Today, Penang is a popular tourist destination in Malaysia. It is known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and delicious food. The state is also home to a number of universities and colleges, making it an attractive destination for students from all over the world.

Overall, Penang is a vibrant and diverse state that is full of culture and history. It is a great destination for those looking for a unique experience in Malaysia.

Excursion tips for a day in Penang

1. Visit the Kek Lok Si Temple – Explore one of the largest Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia, located on the hills of Penang.

2. Take a stroll in the historic George Town – Explore the streets of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the city’s oldest buildings and architecture.

3. Take a ride on the Penang Hill Funicular Train – Enjoy the views of the city from the top of Penang Hill, the highest point in Penang.

4. Visit the Penang National Park – Go for a hike or take a boat ride in the tropical rainforest of Penang National Park.

5. Stroll along the Gurney Drive Promenade – Enjoy the views of the ocean while strolling along the Gurney Drive Promenade.

6. Visit the Penang State Museum – Explore the history of Penang at the Penang State Museum.

7. Take a Ferry Ride to the Penang Island – Enjoy the views of the city while taking a ferry ride to the Penang Island.

8. Visit the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion – Explore the 19th century Chinese mansion and learn about the history of the city.

9. Enjoy the local street food – Sample the various local delicacies such as char kway teow, laksa, and cendol.

10. Take a stroll along the Batu Ferringhi Beach – Relax and enjoy the sunset along the Batu Ferringhi Beach.

Experience Penang with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Penang. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Penang

Spring (March - May): The spring season in Penang is generally warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from 27-32°C (80-90°F). Rainfall is common during this time of year, with April being the wettest month. Summer (June - August): Penang experiences hot and humid summers, with temperatures reaching up to 33°C (91°F). Rainfall is also common during this time of year, with July being the wettest month. Autumn (September - November): The autumn season in Penang is usually warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from 27-31°C (80-88°F). Rainfall is still common during this time, with October being the wettest month. Winter (December - February): Penang experiences mild winters, with temperatures ranging from 22-29°C (72-84°F). Rainfall is still common during this season, with January being the wettest month.

Cruise weather for Penang

Our weather forecast for Penang helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 30.1 °C
min: 26.4 °C
12.2 m/s
11.9 m/s
72.5 %
18.7 m
76.7 %
1,006 hPa
07:13:59
19:36:31
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 26.3 °C
14.8 m/s
18.0 m/s
99.3 %
24.1 m
77.4 %
1,008 hPa
07:14:05
19:36:25
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 26.6 °C
16.9 m/s
18.7 m/s
96.5 %
23.9 m
77.0 %
1,008 hPa
07:14:10
19:36:19
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 26.4 °C
10.8 m/s
14.4 m/s
91.4 %
22.9 m
76.1 %
1,008 hPa
07:14:15
19:36:11
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 26.2 °C
13.3 m/s
15.5 m/s
98.9 %
21.7 m
77.2 %
1,007 hPa
07:14:20
19:36:03
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 26.6 °C
7.6 m/s
7.9 m/s
99.6 %
22.5 m
76.3 %
1,009 hPa
07:14:24
19:35:54
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 27.7 °C
min: 24.5 °C
28.4 m/s
28.4 m/s
100.0 %
13.8 m
82.8 %
1,011 hPa
07:14:27
19:35:45
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 26.1 °C
min: 23.3 °C
17.3 m/s
20.6 m/s
100.0 %
16.6 m
87.2 %
1,012 hPa
07:14:30
19:35:34
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 24.9 °C
13.7 m/s
15.8 m/s
100.0 %
22.1 m
82.6 %
1,011 hPa
07:14:33
19:35:23
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 27.7 °C
min: 25.4 °C
11.8 m/s
13.0 m/s
93.9 %
23.7 m
78.2 %
1,011 hPa
07:14:35
19:35:11
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 28.2 °C
min: 25.4 °C
23.4 m/s
27.4 m/s
82.8 %
22.1 m
79.4 %
1,011 hPa
07:14:36
19:34:59
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 26.1 °C
16.2 m/s
20.0 m/s
90.7 %
23.6 m
76.9 %
1,011 hPa
07:14:37
19:34:46
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 26.6 °C
12.6 m/s
15.1 m/s
94.9 %
22.8 m
77.6 %
1,011 hPa
07:14:37
19:34:32
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 26.4 °C
7.9 m/s
7.2 m/s
98.7 %
23.9 m
76.2 %
1,009 hPa
07:14:37
19:34:18
Aug. 8th 2024 Aug. 8th 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 26.4 °C
20.2 m/s
23.0 m/s
81.7 %
22.8 m
77.5 %
1,009 hPa
07:14:37
19:34:02

Cruises to Penang

Would you like to travel to Penang on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Penang.

Scheduled ship calls in Penang, Malaysia
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Sep. 24th 2024 Tuesday, 24th of Sep. 2024 Coral Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 19th 2024 Tuesday, 19th of Nov. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 22nd 2024 Friday, 22nd of Nov. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Nov. 25th 2024 Monday, 25th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 26th 2024 Tuesday, 26th of Nov. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 11:00 pm
Nov. 26th 2024 Tuesday, 26th of Nov. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 12:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 29th 2024 Friday, 29th of Nov. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Dec. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Dec. 2024 Mein Schiff 6 07:30 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Dec. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 11:00 pm
Dec. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Dec. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Dec. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Dec. 2024 Azamara Pursuit 10:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Dec. 2024 Mein Schiff 6 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Dec. 11th 2024 Wednesday, 11th of Dec. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Dec. 15th 2024 Sunday, 15th of Dec. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 11:00 pm
Dec. 17th 2024 Tuesday, 17th of Dec. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 10:00 am 12:00 am
Dec. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Dec. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 11:00 pm
Dec. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Dec. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 12:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Dec. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Dec. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Dec. 2024 LE LAPEROUSE 06:00 am 02:00 pm
Dec. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Dec. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Dec. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Dec. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 12:00 am
Dec. 27th 2024 Friday, 27th of Dec. 2024 Celebrity Millennium 12:00 am 04:30 pm
Dec. 28th 2024 Saturday, 28th of Dec. 2024 AIDAstella 10:00 am 08:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Dec. 29th 2024 Sunday, 29th of Dec. 2024 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Jan. 4th 2025 Saturday, 4th of Jan. 2025 Norwegian Sky 09:30 am 05:30 pm
Jan. 5th 2025 Sunday, 5th of Jan. 2025 Seven Seas Voyager 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jan. 8th 2025 Wednesday, 8th of Jan. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 10:30 am 12:00 am
Jan. 8th 2025 Wednesday, 8th of Jan. 2025 MS Riviera 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jan. 9th 2025 Thursday, 9th of Jan. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 12:00 am 10:00 pm
Jan. 13th 2025 Monday, 13th of Jan. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Jan. 17th 2025 Friday, 17th of Jan. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Jan. 19th 2025 Sunday, 19th of Jan. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 07:00 am 12:00 am
Jan. 20th 2025 Monday, 20th of Jan. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 12:00 am 04:30 pm
Jan. 21st 2025 Tuesday, 21st of Jan. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 11:00 pm
Jan. 24th 2025 Friday, 24th of Jan. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Jan. 28th 2025 Tuesday, 28th of Jan. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 11:00 pm
Jan. 30th 2025 Thursday, 30th of Jan. 2025 Mein Schiff 6 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 31st 2025 Friday, 31st of Jan. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Feb. 1st 2025 Saturday, 1st of Feb. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 10:30 am 12:00 am
Feb. 2nd 2025 Sunday, 2nd of Feb. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 12:00 am 10:00 pm
Feb. 5th 2025 Wednesday, 5th of Feb. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Feb. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Feb. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 11:00 pm
Feb. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Feb. 2025 Celebrity Millennium 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 12th 2025 Wednesday, 12th of Feb. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Feb. 16th 2025 Sunday, 16th of Feb. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Feb. 17th 2025 Monday, 17th of Feb. 2025 Mein Schiff 6 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 19th 2025 Wednesday, 19th of Feb. 2025 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 20th 2025 Thursday, 20th of Feb. 2025 Anthem of the Seas 02:00 pm 09:00 pm
Feb. 21st 2025 Friday, 21st of Feb. 2025 LE LAPEROUSE 11:00 am 10:00 pm
Feb. 26th 2025 Wednesday, 26th of Feb. 2025 AIDAstella 09:30 am 06:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink

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