Awesome Things To Do When You Travel To Asia
By Space Coast Daily // October 12, 2020
Asia is one of the preferred travel destinations for many tourists in the world. Millions of people make trips to Asia every year. Some of the reasons why travelers like Asia is because of the rich culture in this region of the world.
Asians have diverse traditions, lifestyles, and fashion which has survived through the ages and attracts many travelers. You will also find some of the tastiest foods in Asia like the Malaysian curry and this is another thing that people love about Asia. The economy in Asia is also pocket friendly and therefore you can afford a longer stay here.
People also love going to Asia to explore the rich history and attractive scenery. The technology in Asia is developed and more affordable when compared to other parts of the world and this allows travelers to stay connected with their families while they are here. The place is also solitude and indigenous people are very friendly. They relate well with visitors and this makes tourists comfortable while in this place.
Here are some of the things that you should not miss out on when you travel to Asia:
1. Ride Air Balloons Over the Temples of Myanmar
The Temples at Bagan (Myanmar) are a historical tourist attraction and one of the things that need to be in your bucket list when visiting Asia. These temples are in unique shapes and sizes and you will enjoy seeing them more especially at sunrise. The fun part is that you watch them from above while floating in air balloons that fly across the Ayeyarwady plain.
The air balloons take off before dawn and this allows you to sunbathe as you watch the temples. The best time to visit this place is between April and October when it is a sunny season. This is an experience that will last in your memory for a long time.
2. Climb Mount Fuji in Japan
Located in Honshu island, Mount Fuji is the tallest snow-capped mountain in Japan and is one of the “holy mountains” in the country. The mountain attracts close to 300,000 tourist climbers yearly, especially in July and August.
Mount Fuji is a volcanic mountain that hasn’t erupted since 1707. At the base of this mountain is the “suicide forest” which grows on hard lava and sound-absorbing ice caves that give the place a sense of solitude. This is also a beautiful scenery for photography.
3. Snorkeling at Phuket, Thailand
Phuket is the biggest island in Thailand which attracts thousands of tourists each year. The Kamala and Hat beaches on this Island have white rolling sands with clean turquoise waters that stretch for miles from the Island. Some of the fun activities that you can do while at this place include kayaking, snorkeling, and sea hopping.
The place also has a rich culture and you can attend their festivals like the Ghost festival where the attendants release lanterns into the ocean for the lost souls. Another festival that takes place here is the vegetarian festival where people walk over fires or hooks as a symbol of purification. The memories that you create in this place will linger in your mind for a very long time.
4. Explore the Maldives
Located near the Arabian and Laccadive seas, Maldives Island is a leading destination for many tourists especially couples who are on honeymoon who visit Asia. This is because of its beautiful scenery with blue waters, white-sand beaches, and breathtaking sunsets.
The place also has amazing Villas that are both underwater and overwater in the beautiful shores of the Indian Ocean. While at the Maldives, you can tour Male city which is the capital of Maldives by renting a RV, you can also go for snorkeling safaris, wave surfing, sunset cruise or and if you are a certified scuba diver, you can have fun diving.
5. Tour the Oldest Trading Port in Hoi An, Vietnam
This is another tourist destination that needs to be in your bucket list the next time you visit Asia. The place has a unique ancient architecture with frame structures, Chinese roof style, and the colonial shutters from French. The place also harbors the museum of history and culture, Japanese bridge and is also a UNESCO world heritage site.
6. Visit Bali, Indonesia
Bali has one of the best landscapes in the world with volcanoes that are covered by green canopies, amazing pagodas on the curving shores with turquoise waters. The palatial resorts found at the ocean fronts of Bali are breathtaking and you can sunbathe here as you watch the beautiful sunsets. While in Bali, you can visit the temples that are historical sites or do amazing photography at the Kintamani mountain which is an active volcano.
7. Visit the Kingdom of Bhutan
Bhutan is a country that is near the Himalayas and is home to the tallest mountain called Ghangkhar Puensum which no. one climbs. While at Bhutan you can tour the uniquely attractive cliffs like the Tiger Nest Monastery. While at this place, you will get an opportunity to visit the Bumdeling wildlife sanctuary which harbors the almost extinct black-necked cranes.
You can also tour the Tiger nest temple that is located 3000 meters above a valley with a beautiful surrounding environment. The Buddhist Monastery ruins and other religious and cultural sites in Bhutan also serve as tourist attractions to thousands of visitors who tour this landlocked country.
8. The Great Wall of China
Located in Beijing China, the great wall stretches over 3000 miles and is the largest world in the entire world. The wall was originally built as a defense structure but has now become a tourist attraction site. You can tour this historical site and do some amazing photography or just to enjoy the beautiful scenery in the surrounding area.
Asia is one of the favorite tourist destinations for many travelers because of its rich culture, amazing food, and historical sites. The continent also has beautiful scenery and developed transport and technology which means that you can still be in touch with your loved ones while in Asia. Some of the awesome things that you can do while in Asia include snorkeling in Phuket Island of Thailand, climbing Mount Fuji, riding hot air balloons in Myanmar, and many more fun activities and festivals.