February 12, 2018 · Art Tours · (No comments)

byAlma Abell

Eco-tours are regularly conducted in Borneo, as the island displays an interesting variety of plants and wildlife. The large island, which is located in the southwest Pacific, has the distinction of being the world’s third largest island. Only Greenland and New Guinea are bigger.

A Mountainous Terrain

Part of the Greater Sunda Islands, Borneo is surrounded by four seas. These waters include the South China Sea, the Sulu Sea, the Celebes Sea and the Java Sea. The Java Sea feet, and is the highest land area on the isle. This site alone makes Borneo holidays interesting getaways.

The Best Times to Explore the Island

In addition to the mountainous, rainforest terrain, Borneo is also defined by navigable streams, many of which are used for commerce and trade. Because the island rests on the equator, its weather is humid and hot. The seasons are divided into two main periods – the monsoonal period, which lasts from inches. Therefore, many Borneo holidays take place from April to September, during the summer period.

Eco-tourists are drawn to the tropical climate, flora, and fauna of this one-of-a-kind escape. That is because the flowers and plants on the island vary greatly. The forests are also known for being home to the tropical flower Rafflesia arnoldii, which is notably the largest flower in the world.

The proboscis monkey can also be found on Borneo, along with the orangutan, elephant, and gibbon. So, if you are seeking a tropical rainforest adventure, you will not be disappointed with this type of holiday escape. By going on a tour, you can better appreciate the scenery and become more acquainted with the natural wonders of this unique island locale.