Penang Hill Hiking

Penang hill hiking is an enjoyable trip.

Penang hill hiking is an enjoyable trip.

Many people know Penang island is surrounded with beautiful beach and seaside, such as the beach at Tanjung Bunga and Batu Ferringgi, besides seaside, Penang also has many trekking trail that suitable for hiking.  Penang hill hiking definitely is one of the hiking trail you should enjoy.

Penang hill also name as Bukit Bendara, it locates at Air Itam area which with high density of population and famous about Kek Lok Si.  You can go up to Penang hill by funicular train or choose one fo the hiking trail.  There are many attractions at Penang hill or along the journey, this make you worth to take a hiking trail.

Choose a Penang Hill Hiking Trail

There are several hiking trail you could select  to reach Penang hill, many are started around Penang Botanical Garden.  If you are not sure which one to select, pick the trekking trail from Botanical Garden ahead to Gate 47, then to Gate 84.  Follow the normal road to reach the Penang hill.

You may need 3 hours to reach the Penang hill.  This is a moderate challenge route unless you want to stress for speed.  Give yourselve an amber time and have a decent walk for hiking up to Penang hill.

Prepare for Hiking up to Penang Hill

You may not require additional hiking gear to reach the peak, just an ordinary bag with a small bottle, maybe some bread is not a bad idea too.

You can get some material support along the trail, especially at Gate 84.  There is a dedicate person in this kiosk to supply water, coffee and biscuit for people take the rest at this kiosk.  Make a small donation to show your support for their spirit.

What to Enjoy during Penang Hill Hiking

Malaysia is a tropical country cover with various type of trees.  During the trekking trail, you could see many tree species.  Let observe the trees, leave and see if you could find some beautiful scene.

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