Travel The Best Asian Countries to Visit  

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List of the best Asian countries to visit, as ranked by world travelers, avid tourists, and Asian culture experts. Any fan of Asian culture has always dreamed of the day when they could explore the interesting cities and taste the exotic cuisine of their favorite Asian countries. Over the past few decades many Asian countries have become extremely welcoming to tourists, with many hot spots specifically designed with adventurous travelers in mind. Countries like Singapore and Japan are often home to business people from all over the world, so there are many English speaking natives who are accommodating to travelers. This list answers the question, “What are the best Asian countries for travelers?”

The countries on this list are the best that Asia has to offer for visitors. Cities like Bangkok encompass everything a tourist could want, including golden palaces, historical temples, and shopping centers filled with all the culture you could ever want. Tokyo, Japan is the Mecca for pop culture lovers around the world. China has the best food that any fan of Asian culture could ever dream of trying. So now you know where to go in Asia.

No matter why you want to travel to Asia, the countries on this list have just what you need. With friendly natives, fun activities, and glorious sights, there’s nothing more you can ask for in a vacation.

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1
1,385 608
Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tokyo

2
1,046 625
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangkok

3
1,060 564
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Seoul

4
1,006 533
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore

5
776 561
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Hanoi

6
814 419
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Manila

7
1,323 1,013
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kathmandu

8
816 491
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Jakarta

9
984 737
India is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
New Delhi

10
479 369
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kuala Lumpur

11
487 260
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

12
384 231
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Ankara

13
665 613
China is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Beijing

14
587 439
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Phnom Penh

15
481 416
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Taipei

16
434 365
Laos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Vientiane

17
265 190
Maldives is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Malé

18
521 400
Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Naypyidaw

19
246 189
Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Ulan Bator

20
259 192
Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Astana

21
232 197
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Yerevan

22
184 167
Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Shahid Khan added Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

23
173 189
Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tashkent

24
300 287
Isreal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Isreal

25
182 196
Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Thimphu

26
148 164
Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Baku

27
166 198
Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bishkek

28
145 190
Brunei is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bandar Seri Begawan

29
192 262
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dhaka

30
119 166
Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ashgabat

31
116 160
Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dushanbe

32
124 181
Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

33
85 154
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Doha

34
45 58
Egypt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Cairo

35
237 422
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
ahmad-sahi added Islamabad

36
83 140
Oman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Muscat

37
92 146
Iran is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
sogol added Tehran

38
31 53
Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Beirut

39
34 53
Jordan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Amman

40
76 154
Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Kuwait City

41
72 149
Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Manama

42
28 57
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Abu Dhabi

43
104 201
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Guest_7e0895be-a2e4-4920-9b94-084b2027a643 added Pyongyang

44
19 61
Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Riyadh

45
18 61
State of Palestine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added

46
16 62
Iraq is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Baghdad

47
16 12
Russia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Moscow

48
16 59
Yemen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Sana'a

49
13 63
Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Kabul

50
15 62
Syria is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Damascus