Visiting a rainforest is an exhilarating adventure experience especially for first time nature explorers. The beauty of nature is at its peak in the rainforest because of the amazing combination of flora, fauna and wildlife. Staying a day or two in a rainforest is always a must for adventure travelers because it allows them to get closer to nature.
Although one of the biggest concerns in nature is the quick decline of rainforests, there are still rainforests that are constantly under protection for future generation. If you’re looking to visit a great rainforests, consider these destinations:
Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve
This beautiful wildlife reserve in Ecuador is a very popular rainforest in South America. Featuring 13 lagoons in a 250,000 acre-rainforest, guests are guided to various impressive spots in the preserve. Guests can visit the lagoons or learn more about different types of orchids found in the rainforest. Finding a large anaconda in a tree is very common in the preserve.
Mount Kinabalu National Park
If you’re looking for a rainforest well known for their flora and fauna, visit the Mount Kinabalu National Park in Malaysia. With more than 4,500 species of plants, you should find something truly unique and beautiful in this lush rainforest. Complementing the beauty of the flora and fauna are the 290 species of butterflies.
One of the best rainforests in the world features the most extensive collection of different types of animals. Located in Australia, the Daintree rainforest is also a reef system featuring more than 12,000 species of insects. The extensive collection of animals found in the rainforest extends to the different types of bats, frogs, marsupials and birds.