Johor isn’t only about shopping malls – there are excellent outdoors activities and National Parks – if you know where to look.
Tanjung Piai National Park is a small area of protected mangrove forest in Johor, Malaysia, known as the most southerly point in mainland Asia.
Swim in a beautiful underground lake and explore narrow, dark tunnels in Gua Rangko and Batu Cermin – two caves near Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia.
MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Sinagpore has hikes ranging from 2.5km to 13km, through jungle and around a reservoir, with a good chance of seeing wildlife.
Ala Archa National Park offers great day hiking with spectacular alpine views over rivers, meadows, and snow capped mountains – within an hour of Bishkek.
Pulau Kukup National Park is a small island off Malaysia’s west coast, with recently refurbished boardwalks through mangrove forests and observation towers with great views. Kukup is home to wildlife including long tailed macaques, monkeys, herons, and crabs.
Chestnut Drive Nature Park is a relatively new park in the Bukit Timah area of Singapore. The Northern section and Southern section have hiking loops totaling 5 kms of walking trails, plus a longer linear trail and separate mountain biking tracks.
The Green Corridor (officially called the Rail Corridor) is a relatively new hike in Singapore. The 24km walk follows the former railway line from Tanjong Pagar in the South to Woodlands in the North of…
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is a peaceful oasis in northern Singapore, with chances to spot wildlife including birds, otters, and even crocodiles.
The Kepler track is a 60 kilometre Great Walk in New Zealand’s Fiordland National park, passing through forests, wetlands, and across mountain ridges.