Asia is one of the most captivating and diverse continents on Earth. Over the years, it has become the most popular destination for travelers across the world. From delicious food and stunning scenic views to ancient temples and sprawling cities, Asia has plenty to offer. 

If you are planning to explore Asia, it can be difficult for you to choose from so many Asian cities. So here we’ve narrowed down for you the best and the most beautiful places to visit in Asia.

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is undoubtedly a fun place to see, especially during the summers. The mesmerizing cherry blossoms, the bright lights, endless shopping arenas, great food, and amazing nightlife, makes Tokyo a must-visit destination. It’s also the world’s hub for gadget lovers and tech junkies.

Places to visit in Tokyo

  • Tokyo Skytree
  • Odaiba
  • Meiji Jingu
  • Sensō-Ji
  • Tokyo Disneyland

Singapore

Singapore

When talking about the best places in Asia, Singapore cannot be skipped. This destination has everything, including beaches, famous theme parks, and stunning shopping centers. Also, visitors enjoy the tropical climate of the place.

Places to visit in Singapore

  • Gardens By The Bay
  • Sentosa Island 
  • Tiger Balm Garden 
  • Universal Studios

Bali, Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia

Bali is one of the most visited places in the world. It provides several opportunities for visitors like surfing, diving, mountain climbing, and more. Not only that, it boasts elaborate temples, the world’s best coral reefs, endless coastlines, retreats, and waterfalls. All in all, you are sure to have the best time of your life in Bali.

Places to visit in Bali

  • Ubud, Monkey Forest
  • Sanur Beach
  • Kuta
  • Tanah Lot Temple

Boracay Island, Philippines

This island is popularly known for its magnificent white beaches, resorts, and more. Along the stretch of white sand beaches, you’ll find palm trees, and several hotels, restaurants, and bars lined up. Also, it has a perfect nightlife. 

Places to visit in Boracay

  • Diniwid Beach Road
  • White Beach

Paro, Bhutan

Paro, Bhutan

Paro is the greenest valley in Bhutan. The best time to visit Paro is around May, as during this time the weather is pleasant and the rhododendrons start to bloom, making the valley colorful. Besides the popular Taktsang Palphug Monastery, Paro is also known for its old fortress ruins, various sacred sites, and lush green forests. 

Places to visit in Paro

  • Rinpung Dzong (Buddhist fortress with shrines)
  • Jangtsa Dumtseg Lhakhang (Buddhist Temple)
  • Kichu Lhakhang (Historic Buddhist Temple)
  • National Museum of Bhutan

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Southeast Asia. This city attracts both adventure enthusiasts and shopaholics. You can do a lot in this city like exploring new attractions, getting a Thai massage, etc. It is a perfect place for someone who’s looking for an adventurous, yet blissful vacation. 

Places to visit in Chiang Mai 

  • Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep
  • Doi Suthep–Pui National Park
  • Chiang Mai Zoo
  • Na Muang Waterfall

Ladakh, India

Ladakh is truly heaven on earth. It boasts majestic attractions and beautiful landscapes. When visiting Ladakh, you’ll find striking blue lakes, picturesque locations, monasteries, and local markets that determine the culture of the place. It is the best location for nature lovers, photographers, and backpacker bikers. 

Places to visit in Ladakh

  • Pangong Tso Lake
  • Zanskar Valley
  • Nubra Valley 
  • Hemis National Park
  • Magnetic Hill

Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara is popularly known as the trekking capital of the world. The perfect time to visit this place is during the months of May and June as the weather remains pleasant throughout these months. The best part about this city is that it is inexpensive, especially for basic expenses such as food, hotels, drinks, etc. 

Places to visit in Pokhara

  • Phewa Lake
  • Devi’s Falls
  • Begnas Lake
  • Mahendra Cave

feature image: Peter Nguyen; image 1: Mike Enerio; image 2: Sebastian Penna Lambarri; image 3: Adli Wahid; image 4: Madhushree Bn