5 Places To Visit in Asia That Are Perfect For Wanderers
Be it a romantic honeymoon, a fun-filled trip with friends, a thrilling solo trip, or a relaxing family vacation, we have got you covered with the best places to visit in Asia in October that will offer a delightful experience for the wanderlust souls. So if you’ve been wondering where to travel in Asia in the holiday season, here’s a list of top 5 refreshing and soul-stirring destinations that offers a perfect combination of nature, adventure, great weather, and less crowd. Read on to explore the places that will make your holidays awesome!
1. Bali, Indonesia
A montage of culture, nature, adventure, art, architecture, religion, and festivals, Bali is one of the best places to visit in southeast Asia in October. Famous for its numerous religious sites and massive volcanic mountains, Bali is one of the top beach destinations which has gained tremendous popularity amidst the travelers in the recent past. From sandy beaches to rolling surf, you will experience a nice and exciting combination of fun activities that will keep you high all day long. Apart from exciting activities, you can also experience to see sacred temples and palaces that are set against stunning natural backdrops. Bali is a perfect place for everybody, which means that no matter whether you are going with your life partner or with your family, all will enjoy exploring Bali as it offers an endless choice of religious places, wonderful cuisines, exciting clubbing areas, dancefloors and many more places that will chill your spine for sure.
Major Attractions: Tanah Lot Temple, Monkey Forest, Garuda Wisnu Kencana, Tirta Empul, Blue Lagoon Beach, and more.
Things To Do: Hiking in Mount Batur, wildlife safari at Bali Safari and Marine Park, surfing in Uluwatu, explore the Bingin Beach, and more.
2. Pattaya, Thailand
Situated on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, this place receives millions of tourists annually. Regardless of its size, this small yet picturesque fishing village of Pattaya needs no introduction as it is one of the famous beach destinations in Thailand. Considered to be one of the best places to go on holiday in October, shopping and nightlife are two famous activities that drive the tourism in Pattaya to a great extent. Jomtien Beach is a destination that every tourist should visit as it is family-friendly and makes a pleasant contrast for activity enthusiasts with jet skis and beach bars.
Major Attractions: Jomtien Beach, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Sriracha Tiger Zoo, Sanctuary of Truth, and more.
Things To Do: Indulge in the nightlife of Pattaya at the Walking Street, explore the Floating Market, sunbathe at Ko Phai Island, and more.
3. Bagan, Myanmar
Home to some of the ancient ruins dating back to 11th century, Bagan is one of the peaceful places to explore of all the other holiday destinations in Asia in October. Offering respite and relaxation to the core, make sure you treat your eyes to the mesmerizing views of the stupas, temples, and pagodas in Bagan. Since it is the hottest place in the world, so ensure to avoid traveling between March to May month and the best time to hit the place between Oct to Feb when you can experience the drizzling of rainfall against your face.
Major Attractions: Shwezigon Pagoda, Popa Mountain National Park, Ananda Temple, Shwesandaw Pagoda, Sulamani Temple, and more.
Things To Do: Be dazzled on a hot air balloon trip, go on a bicycle tour in Old Bagan, watch sunrise atop the Shwe San Daw Pagoda, and more
4. Da Nang, Vietnam
Want to cruise the international backwaters in one of the most awe-inspiring locations? Head to the port city of Da Nang in Vietnam and you would not return as the same person. Known for its shimmering waterfront, soft white sand beaches, and magnificent Buddhist shrines, a stay at Da Nang is a must for those who’re looking forward to escaping the city clutter.
Major Attractions: Imperial City in Hue, Museum of Cham Sculpture, Zone 5 Military Museum, Linh Ung Pagoda, and more.
Things To Do: Explore the temples and caves at the Marble Mountains, cruise the backwaters on a wooden boat, witness fire shows at the Dragon Bridge, shopping at Han Market, and more.
5. Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Literally translating into the “city of lights” all it takes is one sight to fall in love with the refreshing green landscape of Nuwara Eliya. Topping the chart of the best places to visit in Asia in October, Nuwara Eliya owes much of its popularity to its central location amidst the Sri Lankan highlands. With its pleasant climate working like magic, Nuwara Eliya is a must visit destination when in Sri Lanka.
Major Attractions: Hakgala Botanical Garden, Devon Falls, St. Clairs Falls, Lover’s Leap Waterfall, and more.
Things To Do: Camping and backpacking at Horton Plains National Park, hiking at Adam’s Peak, enjoy a road trip to Pidurutalagala peak, and more.
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