Jun 12, 2016


Being one of the 12 mega biodiversity countries in the world, Malaysia is a well-known destination for ecotourism and nature-based activities. The country is rich in flora and fauna and home to the world’s oldest rainforest.

Malaysia’s national parks range from tropical rainforests and mangrove reserves to marine parks. Well-known ecotourism destinations in the country include Taman Negara, Royal Belum, and Mulu National Park.

Malaysia offers tourists a wide range of ecotourism activities such as jungle trekking, whitewater rafting, diving, caving, hiking, and bird watching. There are also ecotourism-based events such as Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon, Borneo Bird Race, and Raptor Watch Week.

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