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.
The narrow straits of Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest is a small patch of freshwater swamp forest at the northern end of the state and it provides sanctuary to such feathered jewels as the Mangrove Pitta, Ruddy Kingfisher and Black-And-Red Broadbill. A number of migrants also pass through the locality and some will also remain here for the winter. It is also the best place to see nocturnal species like owls and nightjars.
Not too far from here lies the coastline of Teluk Air Tawar – Kuala Muda which has been gazetted as an Important Bird Area. Each year, thousands of waders and other shore birds will find refuge here during the winter months up north and this is certainly one of the best wader sites in Malaysia.
This tour is available with minimum 2 weeks advance notice and depending on guide availability.
Pick up Time : 7.00am to 5.00pm
Tour Duration : 8 Hours in total including traveling time.
Recommended Attire: 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, its not provided.
Rates: MYR400 per person with a minimum 2 people per booking
Fitness Level : Easy to average
Inclusive of : Bird guide, return transportation from the hotel, drinking water.