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Underrated Destinations To Travel In Asia

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Asia is one of the most popular travel destinations be it for leisure vacations or adventurous trips. There are many places with different charms you can go to. Popular travel destinations like Seoul, Bali, and Tokyo might be your bucket list. However, there is no harm in visiting underrated destinations instead. Even though travel industry has not fully recovered due to the pandemic, you can at least start your planning by choosing the places you want to visit after the pandemic ends. Asia has many hidden gems you can visit for a well-deserved vacation.

Hidden gems in Asia to visit

Yaeyama Islands, Japan are such underrated places to visit. They are both the southernmost and westernmost islands of Japan. The most interesting part of the islands are the coral reefs as well as beautiful sea creatures such as Dugongs and whales. The beaches are really stunning with crystal clear
water. It is also a perfect place for having water sports. You can enjoy this place without dealing with hustle and bustle of daily life. This is a place perfect for a peaceful retreat.

Koh Kood is located in Thailand and considered as hidden gem because it is not as crowded as any other tourist destinations int he country. It is such a hidden paradise of Thailand that you can consider to put in your bucket list. It is located 5 hours from Bangkok so it is a great place for peaceful getaway.
Bangkok is the busiest place in Thailand and if you don’t want to deal with the buzz, you can opt for Koh Kood instead.


Phong Na is a village located in Vietnam. It has been under the radar hence not many people know about its beauty. This place is a home to the largest caves in the world. This is the best for you who want to seek adventure in a charming place without having to be stuck in hustle and bustle of daily
life. Its meandering rivers and jungle-clad mountains are perfect to venture. Also, you have to check out Phong Na-ke Bang National Park which is located just nearby. Hiking and kayaking are perfect activities you can do during your exploration.

Wu Yuan is located in China and considered as most beautiful countryside in the country. Visiting China after the breakout of the pandemic might be scary for some people. However, you can include
this place in your bucket list because it is such a shame to skip this place. This place is home to 50 old villages. This is a place where you can also find unique ancient architecture in China that has been existed for over 1,000 years.


Mabul Island in Malaysia is such a hidden gem that worth a visit. Instead of Kuala Lumpur, you can opt for this place for a more relaxed vacation. This place is closed to Sipadan Island. This place is initially a small fishing village. You can find one of the rarest ecological species. The villages are charming with their swaying coconut trees and idyllic water villages.