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
1,338 579
Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tokyo

2
1,017 593
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangkok

3
1,023 535
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Seoul

4
983 506
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore

5
753 533
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Hanoi

6
789 391
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Manila

7
1,306 987
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kathmandu

8
797 474
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Jakarta

9
460 348
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kuala Lumpur

10
948 712
India is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
New Delhi

11
648 593
China is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Beijing

12
468 245
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

13
359 215
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Ankara

14
577 423
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Phnom Penh

15
472 404
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Taipei

16
426 352
Laos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Vientiane

17
516 383
Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Naypyidaw

18
256 181
Maldives is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Malé

19
234 180
Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Ulan Bator

20
248 181
Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Astana

21
223 186
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Yerevan

22
165 179
Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tashkent

23
167 157
Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Shahid Khan added Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

24
295 263
Isreal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Isreal

25
173 185
Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Thimphu

26
160 187
Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bishkek

27
140 154
Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Baku

28
141 180
Brunei is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bandar Seri Begawan

29
121 172
Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

30
182 251
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dhaka

31
113 159
Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ashgabat

32
110 153
Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dushanbe

33
74 147
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Doha

34
222 407
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
ahmad-sahi added Islamabad

35
74 132
Oman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Muscat

36
33 49
Egypt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Cairo

37
76 139
Iran is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
sogol added Tehran

38
66 148
Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Kuwait City

39
64 141
Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Manama

40
21 47
Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Beirut

41
22 48
Jordan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Amman

42
98 189
North Korea is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Guest_7e0895be-a2e4-4920-9b94-084b2027a643 added Pyongyang

43
18 52
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Abu Dhabi

44
13 54
State of Palestine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added

45
10 55
Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Kabul

46
11 53
Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Riyadh

47
11 52
Syria is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Damascus

48
8 4
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Tbilisi

49
8 7
Russia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Moscow

50
10 52
Yemen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Sana'a