Island is a 15 to 20-minute ferry ride from mainland Penang on
the Malaysian Peninsula. There are two bridges connecting the
island to the mainland, namely Penang Bridge and the Second
Penang Bridge (Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’Adzam Shah Bridge). Penang
International Airport sees incoming flights from many
international destinations, such as China, Hong Kong, Singapore,
Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan and Vietnam.
As Penang has a tropical climate, it is advisable to wear cool
clothing. It is usually sunny, but the heat is moderate and
still comfortable to walk around outdoors. Shopping malls and
restaurants are equipped with air-conditioning so you may want
to carry along a light cover-up. If you are attending a formal
function, a western-style suit or a batik shirt for men is
permissible. To be safe, check with your host before the event.
It is a requirement to dress modestly when visiting places of
worship. Mosques will often prepare appropriate cover-ups for
tourists. Shoes should also be removed when entering places of
More Tourism Info.: https://mypenang.gov.my/
Malaysia tourist visa requirements are fairly easy to follow.
Most nationalities are exempt from tourist visa. Rest can avail
eVisa or visa waiver.
Malaysia eVisa process is completely online and an electronic
visa is issued. Both eVisa and visa waiver is for short-term
visits only. More and more countries are being added to eVisa
system making the visa application process much easier and
Apply your eVisa through the link:
https://www.windowmalaysia.my/evisa/evisa.jsp . eVisa can be
applied up to 30 days in advance.