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List Rules Vote up the top countries to visit in Southeast Asia for beaches, sightseeing, shopping, and culture.

List of the best Southeast Asian countries to visit forvacation, as ranked by Asian culture professionals and world travelers. Some ofthe most underrated vacation spots in the world are in Southeast Asia, the areain the world that’s south of China and north of Australia. It’s oftenoverlooked by travelers who look for the best Asian travel destinations.However, Southeast Asian countries have just as much to explore and experienceas the more popular countries like Japan and China. This list is the answer tothe question, “What are the best Southeast Asian countries for tourists lookingfor the complete Asia experience?”

The countries on this list feature the best tourist destinationsin the world, including Bali’s volcanic locations, Singapore’s night safari,and the Grand Palace in Thailand. The food in each Southeast Asian country isunique and cannot be replicated back home, so you’re sure to be in for aspecial experience. There are white sand beaches, world-class shopping, lush landscapes, top Asian countries, and cultural activities that anybody can enjoy.

No matter what Asian experience you’re looking to have, thecountries in Southeast Asia have what you’re looking for in an affordable andsafe package. Plus, since these countries are not as popular as the moremainstream Asian destinations, you constantly beat the crowds.

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1
500 206
Philippines is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Philippines Manila

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2
213 215
Thailand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Thailand Bangkok

3
197 197
Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Indonesia Jakarta

4
168 166
Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Vietnam Hanoi

5
179 182
Singapore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Singapore Singapore

6
165 182
Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

7
97 154
Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Cambodia Phnom Penh

8
76 150
Laos is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Laos Vientiane

9
73 154
Brunei is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan

10
64 156
Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit

11
4 8
Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Southeast Asian Countries to Visit
Myanmar Naypyidaw