About Penang

Penang Island experiences the same climate and weather just like any other parts of Malaysia. However, since Penang is an island, its temperature may be higher than what is experienced at the mainland. Temperatures on the island can reach up to 35'C. During the day, temperature ranges from 29'C to 35'C while the range drops to 26'C to 29'C during the night. From June to August, Penang Island is at its hottest while from months April to May and October to November are its wettest period. Do expect the weather to be pretty hot and sunny.

Tourists attractions are just too many to count. There are the Batu Ferringhi Beach, the Gurney Drive which is a food haven, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Toy Museum, Penang National Park, the Kek Lok Si Temple, the Penang Hill and Khoo Kongsi. Other places of attraction are the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Little India Penang, Fort Cornwallis, Clock Tower, Snake Temple, Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (KOMTAR), Penang Museum & Art Gallery, Tanjung City Marina, Tropical Spice Garden, botanic garden and Pulau Jerejak.

There is so much to see and do in Penang. The top on the list that you must not miss is taking the trishaw and tour around Georgetown which is a Unesco World Heritage Site. It is the best way to tour around the town. Eating is a must here in Penang. Be sure to try out the myriads of street food and their famous assam laksa and chendol. For one who wants to just unwind, the Batu Ferringhi beach is the place to just sit back and enjoy the breath-taking scenery. The whole of Penang can be view by getting on the cable car up to Penang Hill. This is also an activity not to be missed. Flea markets are aplenty in Penang. Thus, you can shop for them any time. There are also plenty of souvenirs and local products for sale in Penang. Do buy some for your friends at your hometown. Penang has many places of worship. They are also worth the visit. Nightclubs too, come alive at night. If you love to party all night long, come on over to Penang Road.