Central Sulawesi is just beginning to open up to tourism, a place of thick rainforests, stunning waterfalls and deep inland lakes, like Poso Lake, a vast pristine body of water surrounded by mountains.
Known as the home of the former Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sumatra’s Gunung Leuser National Park is a World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest with the world’s largest population of Orangutans.
Best known for being the gateway to Komodo National Park, Flores’ stunning mountain terrain, volcanic lakes, dense jungle and isolated indigenous tribes offer all sorts of opportunities for adventure.
If you’re looking for an easy nature escape, only a few hours’ drive from Bangkok is Khao Chamao-Khao Wong National Park, famous for its hiking trails, multi-level waterfalls and limestone caves.
Despite being landlocked, Laos is an important hotspot of biodiversity, with rolling jungle wilderness, rivers and mountain terrain that provide all sorts of opportunities for those seeking real adventure.