Watching the natural habitats or exploring the excellence of wildlife sanctuaries has always been a delightful yet speculating experience. Diversified with the lush greenery, Asia is an ideal place to witness an imposing beauty of the forests and their endless range of wildlife as Asian terrain has always been an extremely successful in conserving the wildlife.
Today; Asia has incalculable numbers of sanctuaries and national parks where an endangered species are subsisted. Asia has probably the most amazing place for wildlife watching. Among all, ex- hunting grounds of the maharajas of Jaipur; Ranthambore National Park; India, Xe Pian National Protected Area; Laos, Shaanxi Province; China, Yala National Park; Sri Lanka, Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah; Malaysia, Gunung Leuser National Park; Indonesia, Similan Islands; Thailand, Bonin Islands; Japan, Calauit Wildlife Sanctuary; Philippines and many more are renowned wildlife-watching tourist spots.
Gunung Leuser National Park, Indonesia
Home to over 500 species of animals, the national park which is also habitat to almost 200 types of mammals, Gunung Leuser National Park covers 7,927 km in northern Sumatra. Settled in the Barisan mountain range of Indonesia, the well recognized park is one of the two remaining habitats for Sumatran Orangutans. Gunung Leuser National Park is home to Sumatran tigers, flying lemurs & frogs, clouded leopards, sambar deer, rare member of the family Rhinocerotidae; Sumatran rhinoceros, Gibbons the Hylobatidae apes family and many more.
Visitors can watch orangutans near the rehabilitation centre and at the feeding platform during the morning and afternoon feeding sessions in Bukit Lawang of Gunung Leuser National Park. Spread almost 150 km over 100 km wide, the mountainous region is owed as the largest wilderness area in South-East Asia and offers wonderful trekking.
Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah- Malaysia
Danum Valley Conservation Area spread almost 440 square kilometers in lowland rainforest of Danum Valley, 44 miles west to the Sabah state of the Malaysian Borneo in the northern part of the island. Unoccupied human's valley, Danum is recognized as one of the world's most complex ecosystems. The hilly yet extensive diversity locale of Danum Valley Conservation Area is home to countless numbers of wildlife akin to enigmatic Spectacled Flowerpecker, deer, Orangutans, Muller's Bornean gibbons, Horsfield's tarsier, wild cats, rare Bornean Pygmy Elephant , Sun Bear and Sumatran rhinoceros, clouded leopards and over 270 bird species.
Visitors can explore with guided walks and drives and nighttime safaris where various activities are also offered like jungle treks, bird watching, river swimming, night jungle tours and excursions.