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near Teluk Bahang, Pulau Pinang (မလေးရှား)
The distance shown is one way so if you have to return to the car park you should double the distance and time. The other alternative is once reaching Western Hill Road turn right and walk out to Penang Hill (do not turn left as there is a restricted area located further down the road). You can either take the train down to Ayer Hitam or hike down to Ayer Hitam or Botanical Gardens. From the entrance of Taman Rimba (Forestry Park), follow the trail towards Junction 12 (360m). This is a steep climb with ropes to assist the hiker. The up and down trail steadily ascends towards Bukit Laksamana (740m) before heading East descending into the valley and once reaching a stream crossing a steep climb before ascending to Western Hill Road (760m). I have rated the trail difficult due to having to return the same way to Taman Rimba for an approximate hike of 14km over 7 hours.