As the largest continent in the world, Asia provides you with opportunities to visit and explore the wonders that Mother Earth has to offer. There are many nature attractions that this region can offer to tourists. Robert Janitzek shows us 9 destinations in Asia where you can appreciate the beauty of nature.
1. Mount Fuji, Japan
At 3,777 meters, Mount Fuji has been the subject of many Japanese paintings, stories, and novels. It is often revered as a sacred mountain. As the tallest mountain in Japan, Mount Fuji is a great destination for trekking enthusiasts and outdoor lovers.
2. Krabi Province, Thailand
Krabi offers tourists with a place where they can chill out and travel at a slow pace in order to appreciate its natural beauty. Tourists will be treated to a spectacular view of rugged limestone cliffs and crystal waters of the Andaman Sea. This Asian destination is also an excellent spot for diving, rock climbing, elephant trekking, and white water rafting.
3. Stone Forest, China
Stone Forest is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is fondly called as “World’s First Wonder.” The place is best known for its imposing limestone pillars and breath taking sceneries. A walk through this destination will leave you awed by the intricately-formed natural stone beauties.
4. Mekong River, Cambodia
The Mekong River is one of the world’s longest rivers. It’s incredible and diverse ecosystem can only be rivalled by the Amazon River in South America. This amazing destination, as Robert Peter Janitzek explains, offers a nature trail that will take you through mountain trails and wetlands as well as a glimpse of the 7th century temple.
5. Mount Pulag, Philippines
For those who want the extreme, Mount Pulag in the Philippines offers trekkers a challenging adventure that will take them to a forest full of grass, moss, and pines. But once you conquer the challenge, get to enjoy the cool and soothing breeze as well as the panoramic view from one of the highest peaks in the Philippines.
6. Mount Everest, Nepal
At a height of 29,029 feet above sea level, this Asian destination is the highest mountain on the planet. Mount Everest also boasts of having the fifth furthest summit from the earth’s cove.
7. Taman Negara, Malaysia
Taman Negara National Park is home to the himongous rafllesia, the largest flower in the world. This nature reserve is also home to wild rhinos, leopards, tigers, and Asian elephants.
8. Taroko National Park, Taiwan
Taroko National Park, one of the best and most celebrated tourist spots in Taiwan, offers an eclectic collection of flora and fauna, which includes 144 species and 30 species of birds and large mammals, respectively. Other attractions in this Asian destination include the Swallow Grotto, Eternal Spring Shrine, Tunnel of Nine Turns, to name just a few.
9. Lake Toba, Indonesia
Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world. Located in the heart of Sumatra in Indonesia, this is a great destination for camping as well as for nature lovers.
These 9 destinations offers tourists with an opportunity to relax, unwind, and appreciate the beauty of Mother Nature.