Plan a trip to Asia
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Asia and the Indian Sub Continent has everything, it will suit the traveller who likes relaxing, history, beaches, activities, interesting food, meeting and mingling with people, nature, shopping and nightlife.
Asia is made up of the countries of Afganistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
See what Asia offers
When to go to ASIA
For Asia and Indian Sub Continent the best time to travel varies between countries and even within regions.
The best months to visit Asia varies, if you don’t like crowds or monsoons the shoulder seasons offer good value and reasonable weather. Best times for Bali (April – Oct), Malaysia (Feb – Mar, Sep), Singapore (Feb – Oct), Thailand – Phuket (Feb – Apr), Koh Samui (Mar, Apr), Vietnam (Mar – May), Japan (Mar- May), China (Jun – Aug), India (Oct – Mar). The Southwest Monsoon usually starts around Jun and finishes around Sep.
To decide when to go, it’s a good idea to check Asia weather, Asia public holidays and Asia School Holidays.
How long to go to Asia for
Plan to go to Asia for at least 1-2 weeks minimum, this will give you time to really experience a country or area.
For longer stays, consider combining a number of Asian countries.
For trip planning information for Asia look at Asia General Info or browse the online Asia travel brochures and check out the Asia travel guide.
Places to visit in Asia
Choosing which Asian country to visit can be difficult. Some popular options are Bali – Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Japan. Lonely Planet provide an overview in Suggested Itineraries for South East Asia. (Buy the book for more in-depth information)
Map of Asia – Links to each Asian Country Tourism Office
Top 12 Asian Destinations
For more detailed information, discover the most popular destinations for Asia
Entry information – Passport and Visa Rules for Asia
To enter any Asian country you will need a valid Passport (with a minimum of 6 months validity).
For entry requirements for Asia and documentation check the Visa and Passport information and Project Visa
How to get to Asia
International flights operate into/out of Asia from Australia, Asia, Middle East, North America, UK and Europe and South Pacific.
The major international airports of Asia are
Beijing (China), Tokyo (Japan), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China), Singapore, Bangkok (Thailand), Seoul (South Korea), Jakarta (Indonesia), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Delhi (India)
Cruises operate to/from a number of major Asian ports these include Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai (China), Chennai, Mumbai (India), Bali (Indonesia), Tokyo, Osaka (Japan), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Manila (Philippines), Busan, Incheon (South Korea), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Bangkok, Phuket (Thailand), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). Cruise operate to/from other Asian countries, Australia, Uk Europe, North America, Middle East.
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How to get around Asia
Asia is serviced by a number of airlines, cruises and ferries, you can also hire a car or obtain public transport. You can check which options are best for your chosen Asian Country.
What to see and do in Asia
Asia is ideal for bloggers, writers and travellers and inspires them to find the best options for travellers. Here are the Top Blogs and Free things to do in Asia.
Sightseeing, Day Tours, Extended Tours, Volunteer Asia
Asia offer a range of sightseeing and attractions. Plan what to see and do in Asia with plenty of Sightseeing/Attractions, Day Touring or Extended Tour options.
Independent travel give a great overview if you want to travel on your own.
Ideas for Places to Stay Asia
There are numerous places to stay in Asia, from Budget backpacking to Luxury resorts and Villas. Consider the type of accommodation you would like in Where to stay in Asia, or if you just need a Hostel, Hotel or Resort look at Accommodation options for Asia to find plenty of ideas. For those seeking something different, try Traditional or Unique Asian Accommodation.
How much to Budget For Asia
To work out what to budget for, have a look at the average cost of living in Asia.
Security, Health and Vaccinations, Driving Rules Asia
Check important information on Travel Security, Health and Vaccinations and Driving overseas.
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