Best Seven Places To Visit In South And East Asia This Summer!


The continent of Asia is known for its cultural diversity and history of the world’s oldest civilisations that it had sheltered. From the most beautiful beaches and the fascinating hills and mountains to large areas covered by deep forests, these destinations await you.

If you are looking forward to spending your summer holidays in Asia, here is a list of some beautiful places and destinations that should be in your bucket list, that too, at an affordable rate. If you are burdened with assignment submissions and workload, we understand. These places do not even need more than a week to be explored, although it will be tough to come back to your native place that soon.

1. Bali, Indonesia

Since it is located to the south of the equator, Bali has its winter during June, July and August. It looks like a tropical paradise and is perfect if you are a blissful-beach-vacation person. You can also engage in gaming such as gclub casino if you are visiting this place.

Time to visit: From April to October

Things to do: Visit Bali Safari, Marine Park and Tanah Lot, have a perfect beach time and engage in water sports and shop from its famous markets.

Top Attractions: Uluwatu Temple, Mount Batur, Seminyak, Tirta Empul Temple and so on.

Language: Balinese

Currency: Indonesian Rupiah

2. Brunei

It has a lot to explore. It has an abundance of virgin vegetation and flora. If you are a person who is tired of the monotony and the hustle and bustle of the city life and if you avoid crowds, Brunei is the ultimate place for you since the tourism here is still flourishing.

Time to visit: June to September and January to May.

Things to do: Visit the beautiful mosques, take a walk by the beaches, explore rainforest and water villages and so on.

Top Attractions: Kampong Iyer, Ulu Temburong National Park, Gadong Night Market, Muara Market, Bandar Seri Bagawan and so on.

Language: Brunei Malay

Currency: Brunei Dollar (BND)

3. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia is one of the busiest towns. So, if you are fond of fancy malls and great culinary arts, Kuala Lumpur is the perfect place for you.

Time to visit: May to July and December to February.

Things to do: Shop from Bukit Bintang and other fancy malls, trek to the Batu Caves, visit Petronas Twin Towers and so on.

Top Attractions: Central Market, Dataran Merdeka, Menara and so on.

Language: Malay, Bahasa Malaysia

Currency: Malaysian Ringgit

4. Macau, China

It is located on the coast of the South-China Sea and is famous for gaming. If you are pro at gaming and are attracted towards games like Goldenslot or Gclub (จีคลับ)  you must visit Macau. The place also has an exquisite nightlife with an array of entertaining shows. Its historic centre has also been recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Things to do: Play, ride in Skycab Cable Car at the Wynn Palace.

Top Attractions: Historic Center of Macau, Macau Giant Panda Pavilion, Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center and so on.

Language: Portuguese, Chinese

Currency: Macanese Pataca

5. Singapore

It is one of the most technologically developed places in the world and is perfect for a family getaway if you want to experience the cityscape, fancy places and malls.

Time to visit: February to May

Things to do: Visit the Gardens By The Bay and Casino in Maria Bay Sands, spend a night at the Bintan Island, explore Sentosa and so on.

Top Attractions: Merlion, Singapore Flyer, Universal Studios and so on.

Language: English, Malay, Chinese

Currency: Singaporean Dollar (SGD)

6. Phuket, Thailand

Again, if you are a beach person, it is the perfect location for you. Phuket has the most beautiful and stunning shores. It accounts for more than half of the revenues generated from tourism in Thailand.

Time to visit: December to March

Things to do: Party at the beach, engage in water sports, dive and munch on local foods.

Top Attractions: Old Phuket Town, Thai Hua Museum, Thalang Road and so on.

Language: Siamese

Currency: Thai Baht

7. Lombok, Indonesia

If you are done exploring Bali, you should head away to Lombok. It is a picturesque island and is serene and calm. Unlike Bali, it is not crowded solely because it is one of the lesser-known places.

Time to visit: July to August

Things to do: Explore Sekotong Islands, visit Tiu Kalek Waterfalls and Air Kalak Hot Springs, hike to Mount Rinjani and so on.

Top Attractions: Lake Sangara Anak, Gili Trawangan, Kuta Beach and so on.

Language: Sasak

Currency: Indonesian Rupiah


What are you waiting for? Get your backpack and your itinerary ready and head away to these beautiful places to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, in the lights of the city and embark on an adventurous journey to the deep forests!

For more inspiration on vacations to take, check out on tips and recommendations.

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