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
1,340 579
Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tokyo

2
1,018 595
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangkok

3
1,024 535
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Seoul

4
983 508
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore

5
754 534
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Hanoi

6
789 393
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
799 474
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Jakarta

9
461 348
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kuala Lumpur

10
949 712
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
183 251
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dhaka

30
121 172
Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

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
75 147
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Doha

34
222 408
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
ahmad-sahi added Islamabad

35
34 49
Egypt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Cairo

36
74 133
Oman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Muscat

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

38
67 148
Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Kuwait City

39
65 141
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
98 190
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
19 52
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Abu Dhabi

44
12 53
Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Riyadh

45
13 55
State of Palestine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added

46
10 56
Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Kabul

47
11 53
Syria is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Damascus

48
10 54
Iraq is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Baghdad

49
8 5
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Tbilisi

50
9 7
Russia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Moscow