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Top 17 Best Cities To Visit in Asia in 2024

Life can not be complete without a trip through Asia. This vastly immense and diverse continent has over 30% of Earth’s total land area and nearly 60% of the global population. We have create the ultimate Asia’s bucket list with the best places to visit in Asia. As Ray Bradbury said “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.”

Feel free to comment below any other Asian destinations that are on your 2024 bucket list!

The Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket List:

1. Cappadocia, Turkey (✔)

hot-air-ballons- Cappadocia

Things to do in Cappadocia: Hot air balloon at sunrise.

Find all: Hotels in Cappadocia

2. Guilin, China (✔)

Guilin China

Things to do in Guilin: Cruise around the beautiful mountains and enjoy a dance performance in the outdoors with the beautiful landscape as the stage.

Read More: Ultimate 18 Day Itinerary to Visit China

Find all: Hotels in Guilin

3. Ha Long Bay, Vietnam (✔)

Ha Long Bay Vietnam

Things to do in Ha Long Bay: Cruise along the bay and visit the famous Monkey Island.

Read More: Cruising on Ha Long Bay

 Find all: Hotels in Ha Long Bay

4. Siem Reap, Cambodia (✔)

Angkor Wat Siem Reap

Things to do in Siem Reap: Visit Angkor Wat at sunrise and visit the vast complex of temples around it.

Read More: Complete Guide to visit Angkor Wat and Siem Reap

 Find all: Hotels in Siem Reap

5. Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai

Things to do Chiang Mai: Be part of the Floating Lantern Festival and playing with elephants in their natural habitat.

 Find all: Hotels in Chiang Mai

6. Petra, Jordan (✔)

Petra Jordan

Things to do in Jordan: Ride a camel and explore Petra.

 Find all: Hotels in Petra

7. Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park, China

Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park

Things to do: Do a sightseeing tour and see the four viewing platforms.

8. Agra, India

Taj Mahal, India

Things to do in Agra: Visit the iconic Taj Mahal mausoleum.

 Find all: Hotels in Agra

9. Jerusalem, Israel (✔)

Jerusalem, Israel

Things to do in Jerusalem: Visit the western wall and the arabic and jewish shuk.

 Find all: Hotels in Jerusalem

10. Myanmar


Things to do in Myanmar: Explore the country on a road trip through the countryside.

11. Luang Prabang, Laos


Things to do in Luang Lao: Explore the country in a van and visit the waterfalls.

12. Phillipines

Scuba Dive Phillipines

Things to do in the Philipines: Scuba dive and enjoy the beaches.

13. Bali, Indonesia

Bali Temple

Things to do in Bali: Scuba diving, visiting the temples and enjoy the beautiful beaches.

 Find all: Hotels in Bali

14. Singapore

singapore, Malaysia

Things to do in Singapore: Visit the bay, the temples and explore the city.

 Find all: Hotels in Singapore

15.  Dubai, U.A.E. (✔)


Things to do in Dubai: Visiting the amusement parks, go four wheeling in the dessert, go to the top of the Burj Khalifa, visit the Burj Al Arab, watch the fountains at the Dubai Mall and explore old Dubai.

Read More: Complete Walking Guide of Dubai

 Find all: Hotels in Dubai

16. Abu Dhabi, U.A.E


Things to do in Abu Dhabi: Visit the Sheikh Zayed Mosque.

 Find all: Hotels in Abu Dhabi

17. Vaadhoo Island, Maldives

Things to do in Vaadhoo: Scuba diving and visiting the sea of stars, which is a marine bioluminescence is generated by phytoplankton at night.

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Sunday 17th of May 2020

[…] and an exotic, avant-garde aura awaits you here in the largest continent of the world – the bucketlist destinations in Asia are a must for many […]


Thursday 7th of June 2018

Great list! :) Just so you know, Singapore is not a city in Malaysia, it is its own country/city/state.

Travel To Blank

Tuesday 10th of July 2018

Thank you!!!

Evan Kristine

Thursday 25th of August 2016

I think you got a good bucket list! It is small enough but for surely you can add more, but this list is really realistic and easily achievable.

Travel To Blank

Friday 26th of August 2016

Where else would you suggest we add to our list?


Tuesday 23rd of August 2016

What an exotic list!!! I love it. All are on my to-go-to-list. The only place I've been to was Cappadocia and the balloon ride was spectacular!!!


Monday 22nd of August 2016

I have been to some of those places, the rest are on my bucket list!