Travelling to see majestic animals in their natural habitat can be thrilling and exciting. However, it is strongly suggested that you do it by following the guidance as not cause any harm or damage to the wildlife. Make sure that you are not visiting just to treat them like pets because they are not. Be mindful with what you do as it may affect their natural habitat. Always follow the guidance from professionals before doing anything. And here are best places to see some of the most majestic animals in the world:
Kanha Tiger Reserve, India
India has Kanha Tiger Reserve to protect this species from danger and extinction. These big cat species still live in their natural habitat where they can run or lay roughly on the ground, whatever they decide. It is recommended to pay a visit between March and May if you want to get higher chance of seeing Kanha Tiger in their natural habitat. The tigers like to roam around next to the last remaining water holes when the forest is dry during these months.
Kinabatangan River, Borneo
Borneo is the Asian version of the Amazon. So you can imagine how many species living in the dense forest that is now almost full of oil palm plantations. The forest on the river banks is where you get to see various majestic wildlife from primates to birds. There are orangutans, proboscis monkey, and macaques you get to see during your adventure here. You also get to see some nocturnal creatures at night such as Western tarsiers, the Philippine slow lorises, flat-headed cats, as well as Borneo pygmy elephants.
Addo Elephant Park, South Africa
If you want to get a close encounter with elephants, you may get the chance from visiting Addo Elephant Park in South Africa. In Addo, you can see elephants almost everywhere. They are cooling off in the shade, strolling across the savanna, or running towards the watering holes. There is a specially-constructed hide near the watering holes in which you can sit on to have a closer look of these majestic animals. Aside from seeing elephants, you also get to see other wildlife from this place including elands, kudus, red hartebeests, mongooses, meerkats, and more.
Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
This national park in Costa Rica is a natural habitat for some of the most endangered wildlife in the country. The animals living in Corcovado National Park are rescued and protected from hunting and poaching. They are relatively calm even in close proximity with people. In this place, you will get to see interesting animals including Baird’s tapirs, species of Costa Rica’s primates, and more. There is fat chance that white-nosed coatis and collared peccaries coming to approach you during your visit. They especially like to hang around the Sirena ranger;s Station. Keep your hands to yourself during the encounter and try not to aggravate them or making noises that may bother them. For safety, always follow the guides from the staffs there.