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Asia's 8 top travel destinations for leisure

The approach to Ditwa lagoon and beach is pictured near the port of Qalensiya, the second biggest town on Yemen's Socotra island, November 21, 2013. The Socotra islands, in the Arabian Sea 380 km south of mainland Yemen and 80 km west of the Horn of Africa, harbour many unique species of birds and plants and gained UNESCO recognition in July 2008 as a world natural heritage site. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: TRAVEL ENVIRONMENT)
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The Asian continent has many tourist sites and places of interest for adventurers from all over the world. These hiking spots, wildlife, and beautiful landscapes will ensure your holiday is well spent.

Bhutan

The culture and environment in this place will amaze any adventure seeker. Bhutan is often described as the "Land of the Thunder Dragon because of its wild thunderstorms that reflect in the valleys from the top of the Himalaya mountains. Bhutan is the place for any tourist seeking some peace and spiritual restoration because of its religious history connected to Buddhism. Bhutan is well known for its stunning monasteries, such as the cliffside Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest). Aside from its beautiful landscapes, the country is also known for its unique culture and festivals. The Buddha Dordenma Statue, National Memorial Chhorten, and the Thimpu Valley are a few must-see places in the country.

Socotra Island

The Socotra Island is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its landscapes, nature, and wildlife. It comprises four islands and two rocky islets which appear as a prolongation of the Horn of Africa. The island's Dragon's Blood Trees, with their umbrella-like canopies, and the white sand dunes give the perfect holiday feeling. Located in Yemen, it is sometimes referred to as the island forgotten by men. Despite its remote location, Socotra's biodiversity and unique natural beauty make it a top destination for adventurous travelers.

Jeju Island

If you love volcanic landscapes, then Jeju Island is the ideal travel destination for you. Jeju is located off the coast of South Korea and is popular for its beaches, forests, and unique volcanic landscapes. The island's hot springs, the Manjaggul Lava Tube, and the Hallasan Mountain Visitors make visiting fun and relaxing for any visitor. There's also a blend of natural wonders and cultural sites, including traditional folk villages, to enjoy at the Jeju island.

Bagan

Bagan is located in Central Myanmar and is known as an ancient city. The UNESCO World Heritage site is home to over 2,000 well-preserved temples and pagodas that date back to the 11th century. It grew from the 2nd to 9th centuries to become the capital of the Pagan Empire. The place is known for its historic monuments and beautiful sunrise views over its temple-studded plains. Archaeology and architecture are two areas any tourist will well appreciate in Bagan.

Sundarbans

The Sundarbans is one of the largest mangrove forests located between India and Bangladesh. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site and is known as a reserve for the Bengal tiger. This site hosts a range of activities for visitors, from boat safaris to bird watching among others. The forest land, wetlands, and estuary make the Sundarbans a unique travel destination for tourists.

Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng is known for some of its popular attractions including the Nam Xay Viewpoint, Tham Nam Water Cave, and the Blue Lagoon. It is located in the Vientiane Province in Laos along the Nam Song River in Laos. The area is renowned for its limestone karst landscapes, caves, and outdoor activities such as kayaking, tubing, and rock climbing. The serene river views and vibrant nightlife add to Vang Vieng's appeal as a top destination for adventurers.

Tiger Leaping Gorge

Tiger Leaping Gorge, located in Yunnan province, China, is one of the deepest gorges in the world. As one of the most popular hikes in China, the gorge offers visitors an incredible view of the mountains and landscapes including the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and the Jinsha River. The gorge's scenery and well-maintained trails make it a must-visit for hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Pamukkale

Pamukkale literally means "Cotton Castle" in Turkish. Pamukkale is famous for its white terraces created by mineral-rich hot springs. Located in southwestern Turkey, Pamukkale has been a popular spa spot since Roman times. The warm waters of the place provide a therapeutic feeling for visitors. Pamukkale is located in the ancient ruins of Hierapolis.

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