Top Summer Destination in South East Asia that most of travelers are not aware of
Summer is considered as the perfect time to take leaves from work and have a vacation. For students, this is the longest school break in a school year so most of the people take this opportunity to spend time with their family and friends. South East Asia can be one of the best summer destination for you to experience tropical weather while enjoying anything and everything under the sun.
Here’s the top 5 summer destination in South East Asia that you definitely needs to visit.
1. Underground River Puerto Princesa Palawan, Philippines
Located at the northe center of Puerto Princessa Palawan, the underground river belongs to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, one of the protected area of the Philippine Islands.
After being declared as World Herritage Site by UNESCO, by year 2012, it was voted as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World for being the longest navigable subterranean river. Geologists and group of environmentalist discovered that there’s a small waterfalls inside the cave dome, rock formations, deep water hole, large bats and other marine creature.
Phuket town, Thailand
Phuket Thailand showcase mixture or old and new era. Phuket town is the capital of the Province of Phuket and is already considered as one of the best tourist destination in Thailand. Here, you can visit Phuket Old Town, The Weekend Market, The Walking street, Buddhist Temples at Khao Rang ( Rang Hill ), The Trickeye Museum, The Baan Chinpracha Sino-Colonial mansion built in 1903, The Great Siam Niramit Theatrical Show, Baan Teelanka- The upside down house, Thai Hua Museum and Jui Tui Shrine which plays a pivotal part in annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival.
Angkor Wat – Cambodia
Angkor Wat is the most iconic temple and also the heart and soul of Cambodia that represents it’s nation’s pride. It is famous for having more than 3000 heavenly nymphs carved to its wall, unique designs and fascinating decorative flourishes that represents its historical value and variety of mythology stories. Some researchers and scholars concluded that this temple was primarily used as tomb and its direction west, is said to be the direction of death. In connection to ancient Hindu belief that anti clockwise direction is practice for funeral rites.
As temples of Angkor symbolizes sacred religious site to Khmer people, Every visitor is expected to pay respect and dress appropriately.
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Another UNESCO listed heritage site, Halong Bay is the destination located at Vietnam that is famous for dominating most traveller’s itinerary for cruise tours that will give you the chance to see the towering limestone islands and magnificent rainforest . Summer time also is the perfect time for you to dive on it’s glittering water or have a seaplane ride.