ECO TOURISM (7 Hours)
1. Tropical Spice Garden ( E )
2. Entopia ( E )
3. Tropical Fruit Farm ( E )
The day is filled with back to nature activities for adventures to the Tropical Spice Garden, Entopia and Tropical Fruit Farm. Penang’s award winning Tropical Spice Garden spread over 8 acres of jungle valley, next to the sea. The garden takes you through tropical rainforest, lavish foliage, and exotic species of flowers, spices and herbs from around the world.
Next visit Entopia, mainly different species of butterflies, insects and some reptiles. The Natureland which is a living garden vivarium, is a shared ecological space for a variety of invertebrates to small reptiles living in their re-created natural habitat. This will be the largest butterfly in Malaysia. The living garden features more than 200 species. It has an educational area to get to know the life cycles of butterflies also know as metamorphosis. At times, you get a chance to see the release of baby butterflies in the open.
The tour continues to the 25-acre Tropical Fruit Farm, situated about 800 feet above sea level on the hilly terrain of Teluk Bahang in Penang is an ideal location for cultivation of tropical and sub-tropical fruit trees. Seasonal fruits, like the “King of Fruits” the durian. You have a chance to try the fruits and some fresh fruit juice, before heading back. Seasonal fruits are in the month June to August only.