12 Amazing Trips to Take Around Asia This Summer

By Sponsored, July 21, 2023

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12-Day Bali In-Depth Tour

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Welcome to Bali, a captivating island known for its enchanting beauty and rich cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture, where warm hospitality and ancient traditions await.

Explore the lush landscapes, from breathtaking rice terraces to pristine beaches. Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of Balinese cuisine and discover the artistry of traditional crafts.

Engage in spiritual practices at sacred temples and witness colorful ceremonies that showcase the island's deep-rooted spirituality.

Whether you seek relaxation or adventure, Bali offers a perfect blend of serenity and excitement. Lose yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of Bali and create unforgettable memories in this tropical paradise.

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7-Day Xinjiang: Kashgar, Taxkorgan, Urumqi & Turpan

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If you're curious about Xinjiang, this seven day classic itinerary – starting from Kashgar, passing through Taxkorgan, and ending up with Turpan – is the perfect way for you to explore the wider area.

Take in numerous spectacular natural scenes and cultural heritages on the way. The cities selected all represent an aspect of Xinjiang; by visiting them and talking with locals you will discover what the real Xinjiang looks like.

Travel with local operator Xinjiang China International Travel Service and, one day, when you go back home, you can tell your friends: I’ve been to Xinjiang.

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2-Day Shiliang River Hiking & Rafting

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Xiaohuangshan Grand Canyon Rafting is located on the Shiliang River in Xinchang, a county full of spectacular scenery, hidden hiking trails and the most thrilling rafting in Zhejiang!.

The whole length of the white water course on the river is three-and-a-half kilometers, with a drop of nearly 200 meters, making for the perfect combination of beautiful scenery, a large drop and excitement.

The best part? It’s only a three-and-a-half hours’ drive from Shanghai!

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8-Day Silk Road Tour of Qinghai & Gansu

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Immerse yourself in legend and feel the pulse of civilization as you explore the treasures of the Silk Road, the bridge between history and today.

This eight-day classic Silk Road trip will bring you the perfect combination of culture, adventure, history and natural wonders.

Starting your journey from Xining, you will then have the chance to visit Qinghai Lake, Chaka Salt Lake, the sunset view of Zhangye Rainbow Mountain, the Jiayuguan Pass and more.

You'll also get to go camel trekking and sand sliding at Echoing-sand Mountain and visit the Dunhuang Mogao Caves.

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7-Day Wild Silk Road Adventure: Mogao Grottoes, Rainbow Mountains, Chaka & Qinghai Lake

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If you want to know more about mysterious Western China, but have no idea where to start, then just follow the Silk Road.

Spend seven days traveling the ancient trade route with Gansu May International Travel Service, enjoying both breathtaking landscapes and mysterious religious art, from oases to deserts; this itinerary won’t let you down, no matter what you want to experience in a trip. 

Buddhist temples, Qinghai Lake, Yadan landscapes, Rainbow Mountain, the Great Wall, Mogao Grottoes... the list goes on!

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3-Day Natural Anhui Huizhou Grand Canyon for Just ¥980

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Located in Anhui Province, Huizhou Grand Canyon is known for its bamboo and pine forests, winding cliffs, flowing waterfalls, crystal-clear pools and natural springs. Here you can hike, climb, and jump into the pools for a swim. At night, light up the bonfire and get ready to party!

The area is also famed for its Hui Cuisine, one of China’s eight main cuisines; Hui Opera, from which the Peking Opera originated; Hui rice paper, for painting and calligraphy; and the Hui style of architecture, with its beautiful and intricate bricks, stone and wood carvings. 

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 4-Day Cambodia Highlights: Angkor Wat & Tonle Sap Lake

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On this five-day Cambodia highlight tour, explore the Angkor temple complex, covering the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom and the magnificent Angkor Wat, the pinnacle of classical Khmer architecture. 

Travel to Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, known by the Cambodian people as the 'Lake of Life.'

And discover the elaborate wall carvings and red sandstone architecture of Banteay Srei, often called the 'jewel of Khmer art.'

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8-Day Tibet: Lhasa, Yamdrok tso-Shigatse & Everest Base Camp

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Start out in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, and the political, economic, cultural and religious center of Tibet, a city full of both human and natural landscapes. There visit Potala Palace, and explore its maze-like rooms and temples.

Head on to sacred Yamdrok Tso Lake, regarded as the "turquoise earrings scattered by a goddess." Pristine and free of pollution, its waters are as blue as a sapphire.

Visit the Tashilunpo Monastery, that houses a giant statue of the Maitreya Buddha, the biggest gilded statue of Maitreya in the world, as well as a tomb of all the Panchen Lama, adorned with jewels and gold.

Finally, take in amazing views of Mount Everest, the highest in the world, located in the border between China and Nepal. 

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3-Day Luxury Lakeside Resort with Kayaking & Pool Party

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Qiandaohu, or Thousand Island Lake, located west of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province is a designated AAAAA scenic area, the highest level achievable in China.

With more than a thousand islets scattered among its 573-square-kilometer water area, Qiandaohu is blessed with a superb natural environment and ever-enchanting scenery.

There are also plenty of activities to do in the area, including hiking, cycling and kayaking, all while staying in a luxury hotel with delicious dinners and swimming pool.

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7-Day Discover Colorful Yunnan: Dali, Lijiang & Shangri-La

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Step into a world of ethnic minorities with brilliant ancient culture and unique customs. This tour takes in Dali, Lijiang Old Town, trading posts on the ancient Tea Horse Road, snow-capped mountains, thrilling gorges and the holy land of Shangri-La.

Located in the mysterious Tibetan borderlands, Shangri-La is home to many grand monasteries, wetlands and meadows. Enjoy ethnic festivals, architecture, costumes, customs, etiquette, local delicacies, handicrafts, plus singing and dancing with the locals. And, of course, breathtaking natural scenery.

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12-Day North Xinjiang: Kanas National Park, Hemu Village & Duku Highway & Naraty Grasslands


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North Xinjiang is paradise for travelers who like natural beauty and photography. This 12-Day trip will bring you to Kanas National Park, known as 'The Oriental Switzerland'; discover the Hemu Village, where you can witness the traditional lifestyle of the Tuwa people; and then drive along the Duku Highway to experience the breathtaking scenery of the Naraty grasslands.

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3-Day Tonglu Mountain Paradise & Huxiao Gorge Rafting

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It is impossible to not be moved by the landscape of Tonglu, which offers a truly dreamlike landscape just a few hours away from the bustling city. The Baiyun Riverside Bed & Breakfast is a pure white building that forms a lovely contrast with the lush green natural scenery.

Each room has a balcony facing the mountains and the river, and the B&B also has a large and beautiful swimming pool. If you stay on the first floor, you can jump into the swimming pool directly from your balcony!

Huxiao Gorge Scenic spot is surrounded by mountains on all sides, with very dense forest coverage. The natural environment surrounding the gorge is very pleasant and full of oxygen, giving the area its 'Forest Oxygen Bar' nickname.

Tonglu Tiger Xiaoxia rafting is extremely popular, and has a reputation of being the one of the best rafting experiences in East China. With a large drop and a majestic quantity of water over 10 kilometers, Huxia will provide you with a top level rafting experience.

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