Experience the other side of Penang local life away from the city. Imagine surrounded by lush green sceneries and “kampung” lifestyle with the hills on one side and the ocean on the other side. This is the side of Penang that most tourists do not know and have not experience, which is interesting and different from its famed street food, street arts and Unesco sites of Penang.
An awesome time hosting our guests from UK – Colin and Julie – for 3 days during their stay in Penang.
There are several beaches in Penang from north and northwest coast to west coast of the island. Most of the beaches are not suitable for swimming due to the undercurrent and a steep drop of the seabed, with the exception of the beaches at the national parks.
Established in 1884 by the British, Penang Botanic Gardens is perched at the foot of 112 metre surrounding hills of tropical rainforests. It was an old granite quarry site of 50 hectares with a natural waterfall cascading stream.