©

Bukit Mertajam trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Bukit Mertajam

Bukit Mertajam is a town in Central Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia.EtymologyThe town of Bukit Mertajam is named after the nearby hill with the highest peak at 547m above sea level. The hill is named after the Mertajam tree (Lepisanthes rubiginosa). It is a tree with white flowers that can grow up to 5-12m tall.GeographyIt is located in Central Seberang Perai, in the state of Penang, with Butterworth to the northwest, Penanti to the north, Simpang Ampat to the south and Kulim to the east, and Perai to the west. The town is located about 9 km to the east of the coastline and about 336 km north of Kuala Lumpur.TransportRoads North-South Expressway connects the town to major cities in Malaysia such as Kuala Lumpur and Alor Setar via the Juru and Prai interchange. Butterworth-Kulim Expressway connects the town via the Permatang Nibong interchange. Penang Bridge connects the town to George Town, Penang in Penang island.
Use our Malaysia day trip website to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Bukit Mertajam.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Bukit Mertajam

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Bukit Mertajam

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Bukit Mertajam

12 days in Penang BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Penang BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Bukit Mertajam BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Bukit Mertajam BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: September, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Bukit Mertajam BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 50 days in Germany, The Netherlands & Penang BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Penang BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Penang BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 1 day in Bukit Mertajam BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Penang BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Bukit Mertajam BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Penang BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans