Southeast Asia is a cluster of fascinating countries between the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. It has long been a favorite part of the globe for travelers. Although each is related in some ways all of them remain unique. As a tourist, you will find great beaches, delicious food, reasonable prices, and good air travel connections in Southeast Asia. Following are some of the best countries to visit in Southeast Asia.

Visiting Vietnam

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Vietnam is located by the South China Sea. It’s popular with visitors for beautiful beaches, rivers, and bustling cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. With the horror of the Vietnam War long forgotten, the country has truly seen a revival. If you could compare the before and after, you would notice better roads, newer hotels, and enlightened spirits.

Visitors to Vietnam marvel at the culture and beauty of the country. Buddhist pagodas, French colonial landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City, the marble mausoleum built for the Communist leader, Ho Chi Minh, the Củ Chi tunnels, and the Vietnam War History Museum are popular points of interest.

While visiting Vietnam, check out the Vietnam tours with private guides and tours available while staying at a five-star hotel.

Vacation in Malaysia

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Malaysia occupies some of the Malay Peninsula and includes the island of, Borneo. Malaysia’s unique cultural heritage is a mix of Malays, Indigenous groups, and the Chinese.

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and is known for its colonial buildings, Bukit Bintang shopping district, street markets, bright lights, and skyscrapers like the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, the 88-story crown jewel of the city.

Malaysia is famous for its beaches and tropical rainforests. Enjoy the great outdoors with long hikes and visits to Malaysia’s national parks. Taman Negara is the most popular national park. Long hikes and tree top walk through the jungle are unforgettable with ancient trees, rare orchids, and rafflesia, the world’s largest flower.

The best mountain to visit is Mount Kinabalu in Sabah. Low Peak summit is the highest point at 13,435 feet above sea level. Kinabalu Park is protected as a World Heritage Site.

Holiday in Cambodia

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Cambodia’s landscape spans the mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline and the Mekong Delta. The capital, Phnom Penh, is home to the glitzy Royal Palace, the art deco central market, and the National Museum’s historical and archaeological exhibits.

It is a favorite stop for a Southeast Asia holiday with its delicious street food, rich history, and lush jungles. The Angkor tourist site in Siem Reap is a must-see with its thousand-plus temples of Khmer architecture such as the famed Angkor Wat.

Nature lovers shouldn’t miss trying to get a glimpse of the rare Irrawaddy Dolphins that frolic in a stretch of the North East Mekong Delta. Art enthusiasts gravitate to Phnom Penh’s National Museum with its intriguing art including ancient murals and statues.

Expedition in Indonesia

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Indonesia is a Southeast Asian nation composed of thousands of volcanic islands that straddle the equator. Hundreds of ethnic groups occupy the islands all of them speaking different languages. The island of Java is the home of the sprawling city of Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital and the city of Yogyakarta featuring gamelan music and traditional puppetry. The Borobudur in Central Java is the world’s largest Buddhist temple. Masjid Istiqlal in Jakarta is Southeast Asia’s largest mosque.

Bali is a well-visited and much loved Indonesian Island with its beaches and coral reefs, forested volcanic mountains, and iconic rice paddies. It is also home to several religious sites like the cliffside Uluwatu temple. To the south lies the popular beachside city of Kuta and the resort towns of Sanur, Seminyak, and Nusa Dua.

For more secluded retreats, head for Lombok’s white-sand beaches and hiking trails.

These are a few of the countries in Southeast Asia. All of them are south of China, north of Australia, west of New Guinea and east of India. All of them hold some of the fascinating sites and cultures in the world to visit.

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