Nature Trails of Seberang Perai

Rexy Prakash Chacko
2019, Areca Books
Softcover, 5 in x 7 in, 120 pages
ISBN: 9789675719363


Explore a range of trails with this trekker’s companion written by avid hiker, Rexy Prakash Chacko. From coastal and riverbank walks for beginners to challenging hill climbs for the fit, these trails are spread across the three districts of mainland Penang, Malaysia. The book is vividly illustrated with maps and photographs, bringing the wonders of Seberang Perai’s natural assets to the fore.
About the author
Rexy Prakash Chacko is an engineer by profession, and a nature-lover by passion. Born and bred in Penang, he started hiking at the age of 12, spending his childhood exploring the hills around him and the many natural wonders of the state. An outdoor junkie who perpetually needs a getaway from the city, he is a keen hiker and a dedicated environmentalist. Rexy co-founded Penang Hills Watch (PHW) in 2016, a crowdsourcing platform to protect Penang’s precious hills. He spends many Saturdays in the hills, photographing plants and savouring nature’s delights.
Introduction to Seberang Perai
How to use this Guide
Trail Grading
The Trekking Code
Zone 1: Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest
Trail 1: Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest Walk
Trail 2: Perai River Walk
Zone 2: Butterworth
Trail 3: Pantai Robina to Pantai Bersih Coastal Walk
Trail 4: Teluk Air Tawar Paddy Field Loop
Zone 3: Bukit Mertajam
Trail 5: Tarred Road to Bukit Mertajam
Trail 6: Station 1 Trail to Bukit Mertajam (Old Dam Trail)
Trail 7: Station 2 Trail to Bukit Mertajam
Trail 8: The Bukit Mertajam Big Tree Trail
Trail 9: Bukit Seraya Trail
Zone 4: Juru
Trail 10: 646 Steps Up to Bukit Juru
Zone 5: Pulau Aman
Trail 11: Western Trail around Pulau Aman
Trail 12: Pulau Aman Peak Trail
Zone 6: Bukit Batu Kawan
Trail 13: Bukit Batu Kawan Trail
Zone 7: Bukit Panchor State Park
Trail 14: Bukit Panchor Wetland Boardwalk and Tarred Road Trek
Trail 15: Bukit Panchor Bat Cave Trail
First Aid and Emergencies
Weight 150 g
Dimensions 12.6 × 17.8 × 0.7 cm

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