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Panoramic Penang Hill & The Habitat Nature Discovery Trip with Hotel transfers

Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    6.5 hours

  • Start time

    Pick up from hotel: From 8:15am to 8:45am
    Departure: 8:45am

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Drop off at your hotel in Penang island only

Key Highlights

  • Experience the spectacular natural beauty of Penang at The Habitat Penang Hill
  • Take an exciting funicular train ride to reach Penang hill, 800 metres above sea level
  • Enjoy the hilltop’s cool air and lush surrounds and admire Georgetown’s panoramic views
  • Get introduced to Penang Hill’s flora and fauna at The Habitat, a newly-opened preserve forest
  • Venture on a guided tour at the Habitat and find a diversity of plants, trees, birds, reptiles & mammals
  • Stand on Penang’s highest panoramic point and Canopy Bridges, 40 meters above the forest floor
  • Visit an outlet that sells native food-related items like traditional herbs, local coffee and chocolate products etc.
  • Enjoy the comfort of hotel transfers on this tour

Overview

This Penang tour offers you a day of exciting rides, breathtaking natural landscapes and local shopping experiences. Ride the famous funicular train to ascend to Penang Hill, 800 metres above sea level. Enjoy the 360 degree views of Georgetown and the mainland. Go on to explore a new attraction on the hill – ‘The Habitat’ that serves as an ecotourism centre on the fringes of a 130-million year old rainforest. Later, buy some exclusive local food products like preserved fruits, hand-made biscuits, traditional herbs and more from a notable outlet.

Itinerary

Begin this tour with a morning pick-up from your hotel in Georgetown or Batu Feringghi. Enjoy the day in the following order:

Penang Hill funicular train

Reach the foot of Penang Hill or Bukit Bendera for a memorable funicular train ride up to the summit. Ascend to a height of up to 800 metres above sea level and enjoy an immediate relief from the lowland heat and humidity. Take in the fresh air and admire the beautiful flora and fauna of the hill. Marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views of Georgetown and part of the mainland.

The Habitat Penang Hill

Visit The Habitat, an ecotourism centre, built recently on Penang Hill amidst a 130-million year old rainforest. Reconnect with nature as you enter this natural kingdom with thriving flora and fauna. Enjoy an authentic, diverse and educational Malaysian rainforest experience as you embark on a guided nature trail and witness a plethora of plants, trees, insects, birds, reptiles, and mammals. The Habitat also features Penang’s highest platform offering a 360 degree view and Canopy Bridges at 40 meters above the forest floor.

Penang Native Products:

After lunch (at your own cost), visit one of the famous local outlets that sells locally-made traditional food products like Chinese herbal soup preparation called ‘Chic Kut The’, nutmeg oil/ointment, local fruits like mango, nutmeg, guava and papaya, banana chips, hand-made assorted Tambun Biscuits. Consider buying local traditional herbs like Tongkat Ali roots and bird’s nests, local coffee and chocolate products.

This tour ends with transfers back to your city hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Funicular Train ride
  • Entrance Fee to Habitat Penang
  • Guided tour at Habitat Penang
  • Visit to a local products outlet
  • Driver
  • Transport

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Surcharge for outskirt hotels transfer (Rates apply for hotel pick up within PENANG ISLAND only)

Please note

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Surcharge for outskirt hotels transfer will be charged from the visitor.

Please reach meeting point 10 minutes prior to the departure time.

There should be a minimum of 2 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

If you do not have your hotel information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.

Surcharge applicable on the following public holidays – New Year Day, Labour Day, Hari Raya 1 & 2, Chinese New Year 1 & 2, Christmas and Deepavali

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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