Blessed with the best environment for wildlife growth, the area of South East Asia holds some of the best variety of flora and fauna around the world. However, Global degradation in weather and resources is experienced even in the most greenest of the areas. So to prevent the natural diversity from diminishing, the area has some of the world’s most ecologically diverse National parks.
Below is the list of 5 of the most beguiling National Parks in the Southern part of Asia.
1 Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Java, Indonesia
Centred by a working Volcano, the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, has a landscape resembling a deserts' thereafter earning it the name of 'Sea of Sand'. This park has one of the most iconic sunset giving them a beautiful memory for lifetime. The famous activity in the park, is trekking or horseback riding along the huge sandy plains of the park and climbing the Mount Bromo itself, the top of which provides the visitor with a 180 degree view.
2 Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia
One of world's oldest rainforests, Taman Negara encloses most of Malaysia's forest land ranging from the lowland rainforests to the highland's cloud forest. It also serves as the setting for one of the world's longest canopy walkways. The nature walks in the vicinity has a lot to offer as well including caves, waterfalls and an Orang Asli settlements and obviously the the resident wildlife making it one of the most beautiful treks in the world.
3 Khao Sok National Park, Thailand
Located in southern Thailand's SuratThani territory, the park comprises the world’s most ancient evergreen forest carpeting all deep valleys and amongst limestone mountains along with waterfalls, caves and lakes hidden amongst them. Most notable of which is the Cheow Lan lake, which is celebrated out for its antique and one of a kind floating raft houses, as well as its sheer beauty. To explore the beautiful are the options include kayak or trek through the jungle to spot wildlife, such as wild elephants, spectacled langur monkeys and the hornbill.
4 Kinabalu National Park Sabah,Borneo
Considered among the world’s most important biological sites offering more than 4500 species of flora and fauna, this is Malaysia’s first UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. Protecting many endemic species, this park has four different climate zones carpeting over 754 square kilometres of land. At the very centre of the park is the 4,095-metre Mount Kinabalu, the highest peak of Borneo.
5 Gunung Mulu National Park,Sarawak, Borneo
The UNESCO’s World Heritage site located in the vicinity of Miri in Sarawak is comprised of the sandstone texture of the peak Mount Mulu. The place is full of vivid cave networks and also is quite rich in cliff and gorges offering equatorial forest setting. The forest in the vicinity plays house to over eight species of endangered hornbill and mammals such as the small Malayan Sun Bear. The location of the park is a bit remote due to which the only way to reach is to catch a short flight from Miri, however the destination makes up for all the trouble during the way.
So why wait now? Rush to the mother nature for it has been calling out to you!