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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1,139 503
Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Japan Tokyo

2
900 508
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Thailand Bangkok

3
903 468
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
South Korea Seoul

4
876 454
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore Singapore

5
698 461
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Vietnam Hanoi

6
681 334
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Philippines Manila

7
734 412
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Indonesia Jakarta

8
1,227 934
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Nepal Kathmandu

9
400 294
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

10
579 517
China is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
China Beijing

11
788 636
India is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
India New Delhi

12
406 203
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

13
542 386
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Cambodia Phnom Penh

14
295 183
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Turkey Ankara

The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit

15
432 372
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Taiwan Taipei

16
406 318
Laos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Laos Vientiane

17
484 342
Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Myanmar Naypyidaw

18
218 147
Maldives is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Maldives Malé

19
202 146
Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Mongolia Ulan Bator

20
211 153
Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Kazakhstan Astana

21
189 156
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Armenia Yerevan

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22
133 151
Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Uzbekistan Tashkent

23
267 231
Isreal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Isreal

24
126 132
Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Shahid Khan added Sri Lanka Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

25
143 157
Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek

26
121 126
Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Azerbaijan Baku

27
139 160
Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bhutan Thimphu

28
125 153
Brunei is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan

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29
109 142
Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

30
157 202
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangladesh Dhaka

31
100 131
Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Turkmenistan Ashgabat

32
96 127
Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tajikistan Dushanbe

33
51 119
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Qatar Doha

34
55 107
Oman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Oman Muscat

35
174 361
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
ahmad-sahi added Pakistan Islamabad

36
56 103
Iran is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
sogol added Iran Tehran

37
85 142
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Guest_7e0895be-a2e4-4920-9b94-084b2027a643 added North Korea Pyongyang

38
49 111
Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Bahrain Manama

39
47 115
Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Kuwait Kuwait City