Penang Hill Birding ~ Penang Malaysia

Penang as a popular tourist destination, is not only about local food and fine cuisines but it is also home to fascinating world that is relatively unknown. The alluring and amazing bird life around the state of Penang.

07.00am: Take the train or transfer (from Botanical garden) up the hill. Upon reaching the top, we begin our birding by trek up the hill through the verdant forest of Penang and towards the Tiger Hill enjoying the sun before it gets too hot. Turning around, you will spot some birds and also see the spectacular views of Penang and the mainland.The Birding takes about 3 hours.

Reaching the top of the hill, you will be guided through to the Habitat Trail for birding. This birding walk takes 2 hours, during which you will likely see a wide variety of birds, if you are lucky you may even see the dusky langurs or the giant black squirrel during your walk. The walk finishes around 12.00pm. We then proceed to David Brown’s Tea Terrace and enjoying the scenery before we proceed back to the train (or by vehicle) and taking the ride downhill.

Tour Description


Malaysia ~ Penang Island ~Penang Hill

Minimum no. of Persons


Place of Departure

Habitat Trail for birding

Trip Availability

Daily (booking in advance is requested)

Penang Hill Birding Trip ~ Valid till 31st March 2017 (Rate per person basis)


On Request with minimum 5 days advance notice


7.00am to 12.00am


5 hours


T shirts, shorts, walking shoes, hat and good sun protection, keep to earth colors like green brown or black and avoid bright colors like red, yellow, and white. Please bring your own binoculars.


RM 530 per trip


Minimum 2 adults per booking

Fitness Level

Easy to average
Rate above inclusive of
  • Bird guide
  • Penang Hill return train ticket
  • the habitat entrance ticket
  • drinking wate
  • insurance

Please Note:

* The client shall pay the expenses incurred when he or she asks for their personal purposes such as shopping, etc.

**Please Note that there will be a credit card charge on payment made. Conditions apply

Terms & Conditions:

Cancellation of tour

In any of the following cases the ground operator may cancel the tour;

~ In the event of poor weather conditions, or other circumstances beyond operator's control, and when safe and smooth tour operation according to the itinerary specified has become impossible.
~ When the client demands things that are beyond the reasonable scope of the details in the itinerary

Liability of Ground Operator and Exemptions

The Ground operator and (Dolphin Diaries Travel Sdn Bhd) shall not be liable to pay compensation at all time. Guests join the activity (s) at their own risk.