ost countries in Asia are popular among travelers from all over the world. Dutch travelers also visit this continent regularly and we see that especially Indonesia and Thailand are popular among the Dutch tourist. This is how many Dutch people go through Bali to travel. Yet Asia also has a lot of places that are less known. Don’t like mass tourism but still want to go to Asia? Then read the best kept secrets of Asia in this blog!
A Myanmar tour is something you will never forget. The country is full of culture, natural beauty and other splendor. Visit the beautiful colonial villages of Yangon, sail a boat on Inle Lake and see how the locals still fish traditionally here, a beautiful sight! Something we would definitely recommend is a sunrise balloon ride over the ancient temples of Bagan. You have to get up early for it, but it’s more than worth it!
Off the beaten track in Sri Lanka
Despite the fact that Sri Lanka is becoming increasingly popular, you should definitely not skip this country on your wish list. Because the country is becoming more and more famous, we advise you to get there as soon as possible, before mass tourism finds its way here. Do you like elephants? Sri Lanka has the most wild elephants in relation to area. So there is a good chance that you will encounter these beautiful animals. A tour of Sri Lanka takes you along many other beautiful areas, such as one of the most special temples in the world. A beautiful temple on top of the Lion Rock of Sigiriya. This beautiful piece of culture is not to be missed.
The Dutch love Asia. Not surprising since the country has a great Dutch history and this gives it a special feeling. In addition, the country offers an enormous diversity of large cities and small villages where the population still lives, as we did hundreds of years ago. It has beautiful beaches and tropical rainforests where you will encounter the most special animals. Many islands of Indonesia have long been discovered by mass tourists. Yet there are still large areas in Indonesia where tourists are still scarce.
Are you a nature lover and do you like an active holiday? Then you really shouldn’t skip Kalimantan. Trek through endless tropical rainforests with a local guide and be amazed by all the beauty you encounter. Beautiful animals and most special trees and plants are not in short supply here. Continue your journey over the water with a beautiful boat and see all the natural beauty from the water. A beautiful face!
This small island is close to Bali. If you still want to go to Bali, but also discover something where the mass tourist is not yet? Then take the boat to Flores and look for live dragons. The Komodo dragons of Flores look like they’re straight out of an adventure movie and can grow up to 3 meters long!