Southeast Asia is a very popular exotic destination for many travelers, and November through February is often considered the best time of year to visit the region.
Southeast Asia is typically considered to mainly include: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia,Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Myanmar, East Timor and Indonesia. Most of these countries experience extremely hot weather for most of year, and November through February is usually a milder temperature which is great for touring.
The crowds can often be higher at this time of the year, but there are also plenty of tours to Asia that are great value for at this time of the year.
Intrepid Travel, Gecko's Adventures, G Adventures, and Tucan Travel are some well known tour companies that offer cheap tours to the region, and many of them are offering discounts on their tours if you book your Asia tour before mid January.
Some main sights that are great to consider for your Southeast Asia travel list are:
- Angkor Wat, Cambodia. An amazing temple which took over 400 years to complete, covering an area of more than 400 square kilometers. It is the world's largest religious building, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Boracay, Philippines. Boracay often makes the list of the best beaches in the world, and is a perfect quaint destination for those that want to kick back, relax, and enjoy the beach life.
- Phuket, Thailand. Phuket is the largest Island in Thailand which offers amazing natural beauty. Phang Nga Bay is often photographed as one of the most beautiful ocean settings in Southeast Asia, and as a bustling destination there is also plenty of opportunities to exerience the Thai culture.
- Luang Prabang, Laos. Once the heart and soul of the ancient kingdom of Laos, Luang Prabang is now a designated World Heritage-listed site. The city is filled with ornate temples and French colonial architecture. Luang Prabang truly has a magical feel about it.
Weather you would like to see a small amount of Southeast Asia or immerse yourself in all it has to offer, there are tours available that will likely suit almost anyone's wishlist, and many more amazing sights we could list, but hopefully the above teasers are enough to motivate you to want to travel to the region soon, since NOW is the best time to be there!
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