Wednesday, 28 August 2013

The Top Places to Be Discovered In Asia

Asia is considered to be a spiritual place. It has a very rich history still it has a lot more to offer than its past. It also features ancient wonders and sacred places like the Great Wall of China,
Taj Mahal and the temples of Angkor to lesser known Myanmar, Nepal and Afghanistan. The breathtaking continent has infinite things to offer which will amuse all type of visitors.

Here is a list of some of the top places to be discovered in Asia-

Danum Valley, Borneo:
The Danum Valley conservation area is located in 77 km from west Lahad Datu. It is considered to have one of the world’s most composite eco-system as its forest serves as a natural home for endangered wildlife species such as the Sumatran rhino, banteng, Asian elephant, clouded leopard, orang utan etc.

 along with a wide range of Sabah’s lowland fauna. As the place is not touched with human habitation, the Danum Valley Conservation is a nature’s paradise. If you want to admire the beauty of this place you have to take a walk into the tranquil location along with experienced naturalists. The place is also a paradise for bird watchers as it inhabits several species of rare birds.

You can take a deep in the jacuzzi pool which is safe for swimming or depending on your luck, you can also get a chance for wildlife photography in this conservation.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia:
It is the capital and also the largest city of Cambodia.  The attractive spots of Phnom Penh are largely connected with cultural and historical background. This flamboyant city offers you a chance of glamorous shopping, extraordinary dining, indulgent spas and a bit of exciting nightlife. two or three days visit to this place is sufficient to visit its chief spots.

 Its popular spots include the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum and the Khmer Rouge “killing Fields”, the National Museum, the Russian Market etc. except for the ‘Killing Fields’ which is about 16 km away, all other chief points are located inside the city. Most of the visitors hire transportation for half day or a day at a time to visit the popular sights.

Namtso Lake, Tibet:
In Tibetan, Namtso means 'Heavenly Lake'. It is the highest altitude saltwater lake in the world. The water of this lake is crystal clear blue as in the fairy tales. You will be mesmerised with the view of the clear skies joining the surface of the lake at a distance. It seems that anyone who visits this lake gets his soul cleansed by the pure water. The lake is truly a blessing from the nature. Summer is the best time to visit this place. Several trekking tours to this lake are also organized by the tour operators.

Yangon, Myanmar:
It is a cosmopolitan capital city of Myanmar. The place still maintains its colonial charm with wide tree lined avenues, peaceful lakes and gracious turn of the century architecture. The stunning Shwedagon Pagoda over takes the city’s skyline. The place is also a paradise for hunting out a variety of extraordinary arts and crafts. Things that may interest you in the many shops of Scott Market are Myanmar’s precious stones consisting rubies, sapphires and jade. During night time Chinatown comes alive with its strong aromas and tasty street food.

Munnar, India:
Munnar is one of the chief attractions that contributed to Kerala’s popularity as a travel destination among domestic and foreign tourists. This beautiful hill station is marked by wide expanses of tea plantations, colonial bungalows, attractive streams, waterfalls and cool weather. This place is also renowned for trekking and mountain biking. Some of its major tourist attraction spots are Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi Peak, Pallivasal and few others.


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