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Travelling in the Jungle: 5 Holidays You Can Take in the Jungle
1. Belize

Embark on an exciting jungle holiday in Belize which will expose you to range of activities. Visit archeological treasures within the jungle, such as Actun Tunichil Muknal (the cave of the Stone Sepulchre), where you can view ancient Mayan sculptures. Test your endurance and feast on beautiful sights by going on a kayaking adventure that will take you through the heart of the jungle. You can even choose to abseil down a jungle canopy into a dark cave or float into a Mayan cave on tubes that will allow you to view the beautiful cave formations and Mayan writings up close. Either way, a jungle vacation in Belize will be a trip to remember.

2. Peru

Peru offers many exciting opportunities for you to spend your holiday within the mighty Amazon rainforest. Numerous tours are offered. Many of these tours give you the opportunity to spend your whole trip on floating river boats which traverse the great Amazon River, allowing you to experience the rich biodiversity and wildlife that exists within the heart of the Amazon. You will be able numerous rare specifies of birds, monkeys and fishes, and even have the option of going swimming with the Piranhas! Wake up everyday to a different breathtaking location on the Amazon River.

3. Borneo

Sabah, Borneo, is known for its rich biodiversity and abundance of wildlife, making for an excellent travel destination for those interested in jungle holidays. A typical jungle holiday in Sabah will allow you to view incredible sights such as its limestone caves, friendly orangutans, the Rafflesia flower, which is the largest single flower in the world, and many more. Canopy walks are also available for those wanting to take in the sights from a bird eye view. There are even hot springs for you to relax in after a long day trekking. Mount Kinabalu in Sabah is also a favourite amongst mountain climbers.

4. Dooars

Dooars is situated in the Eastern Himalayas in North-east India, near Bhutan. It is a popular location for people wanting a jungle holiday as it is a place with scenic surroundings, numerous wildlife, and great accommodation. In Dooars, you have the opportunity to go on elephant rides, spend the night in style in forest rest houses and stroll through picturesque tea gardens and forests. It definitely makes for an idyllic jungle retreat from our busy urban lives.

5. Thailand

While Thailand is usually viewed as a highly urban city with mainly shopping as its attractions, its rural side has charm aplenty and provides opportunity for memorable jungle experiences as well. A typical Thailand jungle experience will see you bamboo rafting on a white rushing river and elephant riding through the jungle. There are also fantastic photo-taking opportunities as you stumble across beautiful waterfalls and ancient preserved temples in the heart of the forest. What further enhances the experience is the scrumptious Thai food, which you can enjoy after a long day trekking.
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Orson Johnson writes about Specialists Travel for Holiday Velvet, a website providing Vacation and Holiday accommodation specialists & Holiday Velvet Blog .
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