Birdwatching Trip ~ 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.

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 for the best places 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.

Tour Description

Destination

Malaysia ~ Penang Island ~Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest

Minimum no. of Persons

2

Place of Departure

Penang Island

Tour Code

JWPEN001

Trip Availability

Daily (booking in advance is requested)


Birdwatching Trip ~ Valid till 31st March 2017 (Rate per person basis)

Date

On Request with minimum 2 weeks advance notice

Time

7.00am to 11.00am

Duration

4 hours

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.

Cost

RM 318 per person

Numbers

Minimum 2 persons

Fitness Level



Easy to average

Rate above inclusive of
  • Bird guide
  • return transportation from hotel
  • drinking water
  • insurance


Note: Similar tours are offered by various Langkawi operators. However our tours are unique, fun and informative. Our well trained and knowledgeable nature guide will share his insight to the importance of the geopark and watching wildlife in their natural habitat. We don’t include any gimmicky activities such as eagle feeding, monkey feeding and monitor lizard feeding. These are extremely harmful, unhealthy and unsustainable ecological practices – we do not condone such practices and advise you not to support such activities.

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