Rising over 800 metres above sea level, Penang Hill provides a cool retreat and a good view over the island. A 15 minutes ride by funicular train from Air Itam will take you to the top. It is also accessible by nature trails from the Botanical Gardens. The six kilometers hike takes about 3 to 4 hours. Bird-watchers and nature lovers will enjoy the flora & fauna. Visitors can also visit this famous tourist destination with jeep service from the Botanical Gardens.