Have you now started planning for next Summer holidays, preferably somewhere in those mystical Countries we’ve all dreamed so much whenever we lay eyes on the map of South Asia? Some of you may not ever think about choosing South Asia as your summer holiday list, am I right?
7 Top Destinations You Can’t Miss in Our Travel Map of South Asia Countries
Map of South Asia Countries is bordered by Indian Ocean in the south, Himalayas in the north, Ganges in the east and Indus River in the west. Countries in South Asia are known for the wellspring of Buddhism as well as Hinduism and a respectable amount of Muslim population.
Bangladesh is a nice country in the Map of South Asia Countries, bordered with Myanmar and India. Although there is no popular tourist destination in this country, there are some beautiful places that you should visit, the places which can be the future tourism heaven in Bangladesh. Here are the best two beautiful places in Bangladesh.
Sundarband Mangrove Forest
Sundarbands Mangrove Forest becomes the largest mangrove forest in the world and also the UNESCO heritage site. Actually, this mangrove forest is located between Bangladesh and India but the largest area is in Bangladesh. Sundarbands is the home for rare animal, Bengal tigers and the other wildlife. No doubt that it becomes the best place in Bangladesh.
If you want to spend your summer by hiking, this place can be the chosen place to spend. It is a place with beautiful hills and as a home for many tribal groups in Bangladesh. Chittagong Hill-Tracts is the place for adventure because you can do the trekking inside the hills. However, make sure to ask for permission first before you decide to go for trekking. By traveling to Chittagong Hill-Tracts, you will not only trek the hills. You will also meet many tribal groups while enjoying the beautiful Sangu River.
Although Bhutan is the least chosen as travel destination, it actually offers many good places to visit. You can find Buddhist relics, shopping areas, forts, trekking sports and monasteries. Bhutan becomes the hidden treasure as the country comprises of Himalayas, panoramic valleys and the abundance of rare flora and fauna. Here are two best places to visit in Bhutan.
Rinpung Dzong, Paro
Rinpung Dzong is a fort with towering walls. It was built in 16th century and known as Fortress on a Heap of Jewels. It becomes the icon of Bhutanese architecture along with the traditions and earned its rightful position in the Map of South Asia Countries’ destinations. It has wall paintings and beautiful temple which are related to the origin of Buddhism.
Tiger’s Nest, Paro
Another good place in Paro, Bhutan is Tiger’s Nest. It is known for its sacred and beautiful monastery for guru Rinpoche. You can spend your summer by trekking through this place while enjoying the beautiful Paro valleys.
Compared to the other South Asian countries in this Map of South Asia Countries, India may be one of the most popular travel destinations. Besides, India is popular for its entertainment world so that it affects people to visit India. Basically, India has many beautiful places to visit. These are the two best place to visit in summer.
In summer, it is a good place to do the trekking. Leh-Ladakh is famous place for traveler in India since you can trek on the winding roads and then stuck nowhere so that you will sleep with locals and being independent. You can camp in this place and enjoying the beautiful night with many stars in the sky.
If you want to challenge yourself in darkness, caving in Meghalaya is a good choice. Just like the usual cave, you will enjoy your adventure in the darkness along with some local animals.
Maldives becomes the most popular country in South Asia with its beautiful and majestic places to visit. Summer is a good time to visit beach and Maldives is a good destination. Here are the best two places to visit in Maldives.
Enjoying sunset in the beach is always amazing. In Veligandu island, you will be able to enjoy the romantic sunset while enjoying your cocktails in luxurious bar. You can do many fascinating activites in this island since it offers many beautiful attractions.
Banana Reef is a good place to do diving. Of course summer will be good for diving, enjoying the underwater world with your family or your best friends.
Nepal is the home for the popular mountain, Himalayas, and is also full of attractive culture and traditions. Nepal has many good places to enjoy in summer whether for shopping, culinary, and even enjoying adrenaline adventure. There are two best places to visit in Nepal.
Kathmandu is the capital city and also the largest in Nepal. It has Durbar Squre, the largest palace squares and becomes the UNESCO world heritage site. As the capital city, it has many monuments and temples that you can visit to know more about the culture of Nepal.
Bhaktapur is near to Kathmandu. It is also the member of Royal Cities along with Kathmandu so that it also has Durbar Square as the travel destination. Most of Bhaktapur local is Hindu.
Pakistan may not be known for its travel or tourism object. However, Pakistan has some good places to visit in summer. Here are two best places in Pakistan that you can visit in summer.
Naltar valley is well known for the colorful lakes. Moreover, the best potatoes in this country are cultivated here. Naltar valley is a good place to visit especially if you want to enjoy the paradise. It takes 2.5 hours if you drive from Gilgit.
Shangrila resorts, Skardu
Skardu is the central valley in Gilgit-Baltisan. Shangrila resort itself is a popular spot in Skardu. The restaurant in Shangrila resort becomes the highlight which is built with the aircraft structure.
The last country to visit in South Asia is Sri Lanka with its Buddhism attractions. Sri Lanka becomes the pearl of South Asia and it has many cultural influences with the tropical climate. These are two best places to visit in Sri Lanka.
It is located ina top of rock plateau among the Map of South Asia Countries. Sigiriya is an ancient site in Srilanka and it is the most unique and popular site. It has 1500 year old painted frescoes which are located overhang 90m up the rock. It has been already declared as world heritage site.
Polonnaruwa is a compact city and ancient city which have Gal Vihara and stone sculptures. One of the statues has 13 m of length, one in seated position and the other in standing position. Polonnaruwa has its most sacred monuments in Sri Lanka.
We know this is far from complete form of travel map to South Asia Countries. But we do hope this will give you ideas and pointers when you scrape your head trying to plan perfect holiday destinations that will keep summer this year as memorable as you wish them to be.