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
1,371 596
Japan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tokyo

2
1,036 612
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bangkok

3
1,048 550
South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Seoul

4
997 521
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore

5
769 550
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Hanoi

6
803 408
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Manila

7
1,316 1,002
Nepal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kathmandu

8
809 485
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Jakarta

9
470 361
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Kuala Lumpur

10
971 728
India is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
New Delhi

11
656 609
China is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Beijing

12
479 255
Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

13
372 226
Turkey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Ankara

14
584 436
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Phnom Penh

15
476 414
Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Taipei

16
429 361
Laos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Vientiane

17
519 394
Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Naypyidaw

18
260 188
Maldives is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Malé

19
242 186
Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Ulan Bator

20
253 189
Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Astana

21
227 194
Armenia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Yerevan

22
176 165
Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Shahid Khan added Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

23
169 187
Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Tashkent

24
298 277
Isreal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Isreal

25
179 194
Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Thimphu

26
162 196
Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bishkek

27
142 162
Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Davy040 added Baku

28
144 188
Brunei is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Bandar Seri Begawan

29
189 258
Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dhaka

30
123 179
Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit

31
112 159
Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dushanbe

32
114 165
Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ashgabat

33
78 153
Qatar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Doha

34
227 418
Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
ahmad-sahi added Islamabad

35
40 56
Egypt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Cairo

36
78 139
Oman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Muscat

37
83 145
Iran is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
sogol added Tehran

38
69 154
Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Kuwait City

39
25 52
Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Beirut

40
68 149
Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Ramy Al Masry added Manama

41
27 53
Jordan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Amman

42
24 57
United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Abu Dhabi

43
103 199
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
15 61
Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Riyadh

45
15 11
Russia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Moscow

46
12 63
Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Kabul

47
14 61
State of Palestine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added

48
12 61
Iraq is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Baghdad

49
11 10
Georgia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Tbilisi

50
12 60
Syria is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Asian Countries to Visit
Dimos Dicoudis added Damascus