Much to Learn on this Walk in the Forest

loading

Air Hitam Dalam offers birds and beasts to admire and plenty of plants to adore.

A tall forest tree spotted along the walkway at Air Hitam Dalam. Nestled in the heart of Seberang Perai North is one of the last vestiges of mainland Penang’s swampy past. The Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, also known as Air Hitam Dalam Recreational Forest, is located at the confluence of two rivers – Sungai Jarak and Sungai Air Hitam – which together drain into Sungai Perai. Its rather intriguing name, “Air Hitam Dalam” (deep black water), is attributed to the dark colour of the river. Buffered from lush paddy fields by the two rivers on one side and flanked by Air ...


To read the rest of the article and to access our e-Archive, subscribe to us for RM150 a year.



Related Articles

FEATURE
Jul 2014

As travellers get smart, hoteliers have to get smarter

The Internet age means travellers have a wealth of information at their fingertips. With that, how can hoteliers best promote themselves on the web?

FEATURE
Jul 2011

What's Your Penang?

Penang Global Tourism launches a new campaign in the heart of Singapore.

FEATURE
Feb 2012

Small and Medium Enterprises – The Drivers of Change

SMEs are the backbone Penang's economy, but major challenges must be overcome if they are to evolve and survive.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

A Shelter for Strays

Over 600 dogs have found sanctuary at 4PAWS.