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Price point levels scaled for a 7-day visit for a couple and anchored on research and personal experiences.

$ - up to $1500
$$ - $1500 - $3000
$$$ - $3000 -$5000
$$$$ - $5000+
Price Point
Array
Language(s)

While Mandarin and Arabic are the most spoken language in Asia, there's plenty more - other popular languages include Hindi, English, Russian, Indonesian, Bengali, and Japanese.

Currency
  • Chinese Renminbi (yuan)
  • Australian dollar (AUD)
  • Euro
Reported for the US traveler with foreign countries rankings based on the US State Department's travel advisories.
Safety
Exercise Normal Precautions

Reported for three representative cities within the destination via Weather Spark.

Climate (°F)
Summer Avg. (°F) Winter Avg (°F)
North
Central
South
Outlets
Type-A
Type-C
Type-D
Type-F
Type-I
Type-M

Best Time to Visit

April to July is undoubtedly the best time to visit Asia as most commercial countries are experiencing great weather. The tropical rainfalls have departed, and sunny days make vacations better for tourists. The weather of Asia in July might still note rainfall in big numbers at certain islands.

In general, Asia has three seasons: dry, hot, and wet.

  • Dry Season: November – February
  • Hot Season: March – May
  • Wet Season: June – October

Fun Facts

  • Singapore has a building inspired by a Star Wars robot
  • There are over 1,600 temples in Kyoto, Japan
  • Hong Kong means ‘fragrant harbor’
  • China produces 45 billion pairs of chopsticks each year
  • South Korea has a separate Valentine’s Day for single people

Bucket-List Activities

  • Overnight cruise in Halong Bay (Vietnam)
  • Soar over the temples of Bagan in a hot air balloon (Myanmar)
  • Spot Komodo Dragons on an Indonesian cruise (Indonesia) 
  • Orangutan spotting in Borneo (Indonesia) 
  • Visit Angkor Wat with a Khmer scholar (Cambodia)

Natural Wonders

  • Valley of Flowers (India)
  • Gokyo Cho Lake (Nepal)
  • Huanglong (China)
  • Mount Everest (the Himalayas)
  • Maldives (Maldives)
  • Son Doong Cave (Vietnam)
  • Mayon Volcano (Philippines)

Major Attractions

  • Mount Fuji (Japan)
  • Dead Sea (Israel)
  • Phuket (Thailand)
  • Kathmandu (Nepal)
  • Luang Prabang (Laos)

Native Foods

  • Chili Crab (chili based crab) – Singapore
  • Curry (sauce or gravy served on rice) – Sri Lanka
  • Momos (steamed dumpling with filling) – the Himalayas
  • Candied Haws (skewer of hawthorn fruits) – China
  • Kimchi (salted and fermented vegetables) – Korea
  • Satay (meat grilled on a skewer) – Indonesia
  • Roti Prata (flat bread) – Singapore

Enplanements scaled by the number of commercial passenger boardings that occurred at the airport in calendar year per Wikipedia

🛩 - Limited commercial air service

✈ - 25,000  - 100,000

✈✈ - 100,000 - 500,000

✈✈✈ - 500,000 - 1,000,000

✈✈✈✈ - 1,000,000+

Major Cities / Airports

  • Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB)
  • Tokyo International Airport (HND)
  • Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)
  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
  • Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)
  • Incheon International Airport (ICN)
  • Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)
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