Known For : Cat Ba Island Sung Sot Cave Dau Be Island
Halong Bay is a popular bay which is located in the north of Vietnam. The name of this place i.e. Halong means "the place of descending dragons'. This place was not very much known before the 19th century. However in the recent years the popularity of this place has risen to a much greater value.It is a beautiful bay which one can visit in order to enjoy the scenic beauty present all around.
Best Time: April to September
Known For : Wat Phra Singh Doi Inthanon National Park Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
Chiang Mai, a respite from the heavy duty travelling one experiences in South Thailand, is a haven for backpackers and travellers. With an ancient city nestled between a sprawling modern city, flaked by lush green fields of the countryside, Chiang Mai will engage all senses in the one hungry for travel stories and experiences.
Best Time: Decemberembe to February
Known For : Mt.Kinabalu Kota Kinabalu City Mosque Manukan Island
Kota Kinabalu, commonly referred to as KK, is the capital of Sabah. The city lies on the fringes of the South China Sea and also hosts Mount Kinabalu. KK also forms the gateway to the Borneo Island.
Best Time: September to December
Gili islands in Indonesia are known for the beautiful corals offshore. This tropical paradise provides a calm and peaceful getaway with its powdery white sand beaches, turquoise waters and coconut palms. The three tiny islands, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air, making Gili islands are located near the northwestern coast of Lombok Island. One can enjoy horse riding on the beach, Lively night market with street food carts and bars and restaurants for great food and party! This paradise also offers many activities like snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing, etc to the tourists.
Known For : Angkor Archaeological Park Kompong Khleang Angkor National Museum
Siem Reap in Cambodia is a paragon of ancient glory and timeless grandeur; proudly being the gateway to one of the most astonishing architectures in world history- Angkor Wat. Although the main reason to stay in Siem Reap is to get yourself ready to explore several ancient temples, the city itself comes with a surprise package of historical and modern blends.
Best Time: November to March
Known For : Pangong Lake Magnetic Hill Leh Palace
A land like no other with a superabundance of attractions to visit and fabulous landscapes, amazing people and culture, Ladakh is truly a heaven on Earth.
Best Time: Jun to Sep
Known For : Tiger's Nest Monastery Rinpung Dzong Paro Chele La Pass
Paro is a small town situated in the Paro Valley of Bhutan. It is one of the most fertile as well as a historic valley of Bhutan which is the widest in the Kingdom. It is home to 155 temples and monasteries dating back to the 14th century and also Bhutan's sole international airport. The Paro Airport is the largest International Airport of Bhutan and has been one of the prime locations for numerous tourist visit. It is known to be the most challenging airport to land on.
Best Time: September till November.
Known For : Gyeonbokgung War Memorial of Korea National Museum of Korea
Seoul has a rich and vibrant past and has become the economic, cultural and political heart of South Korea. It is one of the prime destinations of South East Asia and attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year due to it's wide array of activities and attractions.
Best Time: September to November (Autumn)
Known For : Island Hopping Banana Boat Ride Fly Fish
Boracay is an island located on an hour flight from Manila and Cebu two of the cities which are located in the country of Philippines. This island is a really small with only 7 k.m.of total length. This island is surrounded by two beaches on its either side and has clear water on all its four ends. This place which is known to be filled with romantic vibes has tourists coming from all parts of the world especially China, Taiwan, Korea as well as other major parts of Asia.
Best Time: Novemberemeber to February
Even if not at the top of the list of tourist destinations in China, Chengdu ends up offering a great time to travellers. One of the biggest cities in the country, tourists engage themselves in its culture and lifestyle. Its popular teahouse culture brings the taste of generations by serving freshly-made, aromatic tea. Travellers also enjoy the nightlife of the city, rich and historic cuisines of China at the first-ever city of Gastronomy. The capital of south-west Sichuan Province house a large number of giant pandas, making it also one of the top attractions. One should not miss the Sichuan Opera performances at night and visiting Chunxi Road to go on a shopping spree.
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