We all miss summer vacations back from school days, but that's still better than still exploring the world on casual leaves or sick leaves. Well, nothing! Summers are yet the best time to travel and explore the beauty of spring and summer flora and fauna. It's the time to experience water sports and most of the adventure activities around the globe.
The Asian continent experiences one of the most beautiful summers, which are a must-visit if you are looking for a great summer vacation.
Here is a list of 8 destinations in Asia you can plan a vacation to a soothing soulful retreat during the summers:
Very few people visit this country, but Bhutan is one of the most happening countries to have a vacation. It's serene and isolated. You will enjoy the Solitude around this country. You can learn about the culture of this ancient Himalayan kingdom and then head towards the Dochula Pass to Punakha. Here, you’ll hike to Chimi Lhakhang temple, cross a swinging footbridge and visit the imposing Punakha Dzong fortressbefore cycling into Paro.
If you are an adventure lover and looking to make your trip more memorable you can definitely head towards trekking to the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
Thailand is a perfect summer retreat for you and your family. A perfect place to lay lazy around the beaches, enjoy sunbathing and street shopping from the local vendors. The best part about Thailand is its Thai cuisine is easily available around every nook and corner.
One of the most happening countries in Asia, Singapore is occupied with ample festivals throughout the year. The most happening time around the country is when they celebrate National Day on August 9th every summer, making it a fun time to be around.
It is a perfect place even if you are travelling solo, Singapore is a must-visit country in Asia. You will meet a lot of locals and other travellers along the way and have a blast as the city has a good number of clubs, parks, and sites. You can even shop and hop around the country to grab some of the best goodies.
Apparently, there is no bad time to visit Cambodia. It's an all-year destination, with around 50 Buddhist and Hindu temples, the UNESCO recognized Angkor Wat Archaeological Park is the main reason people visit. You can spend most of your journey exploring the most popular sites such as Angkor Wat, Bayon, Preah Khan, Phnom Bakheng, and Banteay Srei.
You can enjoy crystal clear blue water beaches in Malaysia and high skyscrapers. The best part about visiting Malaysia is Island hopping around the country, beautiful beaches and laid-back island vibes.
You can make the best out of snorkelling and scuba diving thereby discovering the “Nemo” fish in the marines underwater of Malaysia.
From tranquil seascapes and lush rice paddies to aromatic street food and lantern-lined streets, there are tremendous layers to explore in Vietnam. A must-visit place in Vietnam is Hoi An, with its Unesco-listed Ancient Town which is also a blend of French, Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese influences. You can taste the signature local dish, cao lau (spiced pork with noodles and herbs), which is a must.
7. Sri Lanka
An Indian neighbouring country, Sri Lanka is known for its white sand beautiful beaches, religious sites, national parks and tea estates. If you’re up for an adventure, go trekking in the Hanthana Mountains. You can indulge in the Buddhist culture and find people deeply following the culture.
One of the most popular countries in Asia, Indonesia evokes the best Island Paradise. It is known for its culture, history and beaches. Luxurious hotels and marine life are the key takeaways of Indonesia. Home to Bali, Indonesia is known for water sports adventures as well.
You can relax on the shores of Balangan or watch the surfers at Canggu, then climb Mount Batur for a gorgeous sunrise. Get a dose of culture by visiting the famous Uluwatu temple and the famous Kecak dance at sunset.