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Located in the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Penang is an eclectic mix of ancient temples, beautiful buildings, fascinating villages with thriving local markets and great beaches.

Take a walk around George Town and see a variety of cultures and buildings.Explore the Dutch colonial buildings; the intricate Chinese Khoo Klongsi clan houses; and the Baba Nyonya Pinang Perankan Mansion, which offers a glimpse into the Chinese customs and traditions.

A visit to see the temples and Buddhas of Wat Chayamangkala is recommended too. Penang also offers some stunning tropical beaches and you can also take a day trip to Penang National Park at the northwest corner of the island.

Malaysia Highlights

Skyline of Kuala Lumpur and Petrona Towers at night

This tailor-made family itinerary to Peninsula Malaysia offers a taster of this beautiful and fascinating country: paradise beaches, lush green tea plantations, dense rainforest and exciting city culture.

Prices from: £2,699 per adult, £2,299 per child
  • Duration: 15 days
  • Ideal for ages: 10+
  • Itinerary type: Trip idea
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Adventure Malaysia

Towering skyscrapers, lush tropical rainforests, pristine beaches and the classical sights of a bygone era are all encountered on this family holiday, which visits Malaysia’s most popular destinations.

Prices from: £1,299 per adult, £1,199 per child
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Ideal for ages: 7+
  • Itinerary type: Small group
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  • Activity & Adventure
  • Cultural Discovery