Want time away from the bright city lights? Grown weary and want to rejuvenate your spirits?
Well, here comes Asia – home to delightful food, holy shrines, and stunning islands.
Tourists all across the globe end up wanting more after spending days or weeks in the continent. In fact, Asia may even have surpassed Europe in terms of overall tourism appeal.
For starters, below are 5 great Asian places worth exploring:
1. Bali, Indonesia
Tirta Gangga, Sekumpul Waterfall, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan
Bali is truly an enchanting bliss. While at land, you can take a tour at the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, other wildlifes, and stone temples.
Now at the beach, you can get sun-kissed as you enjoy its signature white sands. Want to take a dive? Its rich marine life will surely serenade you.
If you want a quieter environment, there’s Ubud. Its cultural performances, craftsman workshops, and recreational classes will surely revitalize your body and spirit.
Male Island, Addu Atoll, Baros Island, COMO Cocoa Island
If you are after the experience than the cost, you will find Maldives unforgettable.
Start off by dining at the gorgeous undersea restaurant of Ithaa. This exclusive restaurant with only 14 seats at a time offers sumptuous yet sustainable seafood.
Pamper yourself by renting out overwater bungalows. You can scuba dive with reef sharks, manta rays, and tropical fishes.
It is said that December to April is the best time to visit Maldives. But any day when you can relish picnics on a sandbank, beach combing, cruising, and fishing at Maldives is a memorable day.
3. Siem Reap, Cambodia
Bayon Temple, Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm Temple
You can’t help but admire the ancient architecture and religious monuments that Siem Reap is known for. What’s even great is that such structures are housed in one of the biggest religious complexes in the globe.
Bike tours, meanwhile, let you stroll past Angkor temples. Want a slice of its history and relics? There’s the Cambodian Cultural Village.
Now if you’re in for some souvenir shopping or street food spree at night, the Angkor Night Market and nearby shopping stalls will let you learn a thing or two about negotiating prices.
4. Tokyo, Japan
Shibuya Pedestrian Crossing, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Ueno Park, Meiji Shrine
There’s more to Tokyo than its well-renowned metropolis and commerce. Alluring cherry blossoms, gardens, and ponds are all within its famous Ueno Park.
The Tokyo Imperial Palace is also a sight to behold. Being the residence of Japan’s Emperor, it’s an extensive open space that even allows the general public to access its outskirts.
Binge on mouth-watering Japanese food like ramen, izakaya, tonkatsu, udon, and sushi on nearby restaurants that offer friendly prices.
Boracay, Chocolate Hills, Puerto Princesa, Baguio, Ilocos, Davao
This tropical Asian country is a haven for tourists. With coconut trees, white beaches, crystal clear waters, good food, and hospitable people, it comes as an entire package.
Puerto Princesa’s Subterranean River may leave your jaw hanging with the beauty of its natural underground river. Get intrigued with how the Chocolate Hills were formed, or harvest strawberries yourself in La Trinidad.
Fan of early architecture? Take a step in Banaue Rice Terraces. Its countless beautiful beaches and islands are just cherries on top with the rich culture and history the Philippines has.
With lots of places to visit, you may choose from a wide variety of Philippines travel packages available today.
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