About Penang Hill LoopPenang Hill Loop is one of the most reputed names in the trekking industry in Malaysia. There are many routes in which one can undertake this trip. One of the famous entrances is through Botanical Gardens. There is also a train that goes up and down the hill here.
Highlights – The paths along the trail routes of this mountain were laid in as early as 1825 and this is proof enough to show that Penang Hill is one of the sturdiest trekking routes in Malaysia in the recent times. Apart from sinking in the natural beauty of these trails, you can find a temple, mosque, bird park, food stalls selling local delicacies and many more sights as you go up the hill.
Facts – Western Hill is the highest peak in Penang Hill at a height of 2731feet above sea level. It takes about 5 hours to complete this route.
Timings – December to February.
Fee – No permit charges apply.