Spotting the elusive tiger in India has to be an activity on many travellers’ bucket list. We’d like to help you get the best chance of seeing a tiger in India – we hope this article can help.
Asia is known for its extraordinary wildlife, from big cats to mythical great apes, as well as an abundance of fascinating birdlife in a wide range of habitats.
In a nutshell, India and Sri Lanka have the most varied wildlife: think leopards, bears and elephants with the added pull of the tiger in India. However, the island of Borneo (Malaysian Borneo and Kalimantan which is the Indonesian part of the island) is the only place in the world to catch glimpses of orangutans in the wild. Indonesia is also home to the heaviest lizards on Earth, the Komodo Dragons, which live on remote islands with tropical beaches.
We not only talk about the amazing wildlife experiences to be had but also about the challenges faced in protecting some of the most endangered species in the world. Wildlife activities done right benefit all those involved from the animals to local communities.
One of the main attractions of Borneo is its ancient rainforest. But where will give you the wildlife sightings and overall experience you desire?
When most people think of Borneo, one creature springs with mind. Of course, orangutans are incredible, and trying to spot one in the wild is a must for any wildlife-lover in Borneo. But I find that the orangutans often obscure all the other incredible things about the island…
Content Editor Philly explored Thailand’s hidden coastal regions on a research trip to the country. Here she recounts her encounter with pink dolphins, yes pink, in the undiscovered district of Khanom. Beautiful, mysterious and friendly, they proved to be a highlight of the adventure.
We sent travel writer and wildlife enthusiast Robin McKelvie on a research mission to Satpura National Park. Less frequented than the more famous Ranthambore National Park, here he shares his experience spotting on his jeep, walking and canoe safari.
ETG stopped selling Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage years ago after our own findings from company investigations and supporting reports from animal welfare experts at NGOs such as the Born Free Foundation. Here we hope to empower you in making an informed decision about visiting the ‘orphanage.’