Hiking in Penang – Penang Hill
For all adventure lovers out there, are you looking for a nice hiking place in Penang? How about going to Penang Hill – it is one of the locals’ favourite hiking spots! Challenge yourself and embark on an exciting journey! Enjoy breath-taking views of the city when you are on the peak of this beautiful hill.
There are numerous hiking routes which you can choose from, to reach the peak of Penang Hill. However, the recommended route is to climb up Penang Hill, on foot, as you can get up close with nature. This hiking trail begins at the Botanic Gardens, where you will enter from the Moon Gate. It is a lovely one hour walk where you can enjoy the luscious greenery, the fresh crisp air, and Penang’s flora and fauna.
However, that isn’t all there is at Penang Hill. With over 100 species of birds, do keep your eyes wide open, and look out to the sky for migratory birds flocking above you! If you are lucky, you may even chance upon a few exotic species of birds! While hiking up the trail, you can also see some colonial bungalows that were built during the British colonial times. How cool is that?
But the best part of Hiking in Penang, is definitely the scenery, the serenity and the refreshing air that you can enjoy at 833m above sea level! The spectacular view of the Penang Bridge, George Town and Gunung Jerai, will blow your mind away! Away from the hectic urban life and embrace this beautiful moment where you will truly appreciate the goodness of nature! If you like to catch the beautiful night view of Penang’s skyline and enjoy the cooling night breeze, you can also visit Penang Hill in the evening, after the sun sets! Penang hill is one of the best hiking trails in Penang and you definitely wouldn’t regret coming here! So, make a trip down today!
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