Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Traveling To Borneo: What To See

Borneo is the third largest island in the world and it is located in southern Asia where more than seventy percent is in Indonesia, more than twenty five in Malaysia while the rest which is roughly one percent is a territory of Brunei.

The island is famous for its numerous tourist attraction sites which are enjoyed by both the local people and also people from other parts of the world. It’s an ideal get away place especially for people who would enjoy observing nature away from noisy cities.

People visiting the island are spoilt for choice amongst the place to visit; hence, here are some of the most famous places to visit in Borneo Island.

Diving in Sipadan

Borneo Island is endowed with some of the best diving sites in the world where scuba divers can enjoy themselves surrounded by nature. Amongst the famous diving spots in the island is Sipadan which is more than six hundred meters and has turtles amongst other marine creatures.

The spot is surrounded by a green forest where anemones grows thick thus facilitating the sun rays to display diverse colors as they pass through the forest hence creating a breathtaking site. Diving in Borneo is done by both experts and beginners who get assistance from the professional guides.

The safety of the divers is also guaranteed by the personnel who protects participant from any sea animal that might pose danger. Hence diving in Borneo is one of the activities that play a major role in attracting tourists to the island.

Mountain climbing

Borneo Island also provides mountain climbing opportunities in spots such as the Kinabalu Mountain which 4095 meters tall hence making it the tallest mountain in Indonesia and twentieth in the entire world.

The mountain is relatively easy to climb and while at the top one enjoys magnificent views around the island and an incredible sun set in the evenings. People climbing the mountains get assistance from the professional guides who are conversant with the region hence reducing chances of getting lost and also explaining the diverse features on the way.

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