Penang: Hiking - Walking
Pearl of the Orient
For walking and hiking tours in Penang, look to the beach hotels, most of which can arrange early morning treks to jungle streams and waterfalls. They usually provide a packed lunch. Consult the hotel for times and prices. The mountainous interior of the island offers good opportunities for jungle trekking in Penang. Forested mountainsides, rice fields, fishing villages and uninhabited beaches and historic sights can be accessed by trekking throughout the island. There is a forest reserve and a new National Park in Teluk Bahang that is popular for trekking, and shorter trails for hiking in Penang can be found on the sides of Penang Hill and Tiger Hill, as well as along the beaches in Teluk Bahang area.