Every traveler agree to the fact that seeing and exploring wild animals in their natural habitats is not only exciting but also a wonderful experience. Over the years, travelers from the west and all over the world have been drawn by the lush tropical landscape as well as the eco-tourism adventures in Asia. Despite the fact that Asia is facing challenges in rehabilitating endangered animal species, the animal kingdom of this continent has much to offer. We’ve made it easier for you to choose the best places to see wildlife in Asia.
Bonin Islands, Japan
Despite being a remote destination, the Bonin Islands in Japan are a home to a many different species of crabs, insects, and birds. What you’ll find on these islands cannot be found anywhere else on Earth. You can reach the islands using a ferry-ride. That should take you about twenty-five hours. There’s still more to see as you travel to the Bonin Islands. Humpback whales can be seen from February to April while Dolphins are always around throughout the year. If you want to see sperm whales, visiting during autumns and summers would be a perfect time.
Calauit Wildlife Sanctuary, the Philippines
This wildlife sanctuary features zebras, impalas, giraffes, gazelles and other animal species adopted from Africa. It’s not different from visiting Africa. In fact, visiting this sanctuary gives you an opportunity to explore more than 104 animal species closer to home and on a friendlier budget. Established in 1976, the wildlife sanctuary is also home to the Calamian deer and other local wildlife.
Gunung Leuser National Park, Indonesia
The Gunung Leuser National Park is considered the best place to explore and see wild animals in Asia. The park features more than five hundred animal species including clouded leopards, flying frogs, Sumatran tigers, and Sambar deer. There are almost two hundred types of mammals in this park.
Similan Islands, Thailand
Whether you’re looking for the aquatic form of wildlife, aerial or terrestrial, the Similan Islands in Thailand has it all. It’s one of the best diving destinations across the world. That means you have the opportunity to see sea turtles, birds, pythons, lizards and other wildlife while also enjoying other activities such as snorkeling and diving.
Yala National Park, Sri Lanka
Every traveler needs to visit the Yala National Park. It’s the oldest national park in Sri Lanka and well known for the many leopards and elephants. Most of the people who come here come are attracted by these animals as well as the historical and religious ruins in the park.