If you’ve decided that 2018 is going to be a year of new experiences, we have something for you! One of the best things about starting a new year is that you can recreate yourself to make sure you don’t make mistakes that you have made in your past. One of the best ways to do this, is by taking a trip on the road less travelled to make sure this year is not filled with regrets about not doing exciting things and visiting amazing places.
Here are the Top 5 off the beaten track locations through South East Asia.
Koh Rong Island, Cambodia
Koh Rong Island has some of the most beautiful beaches on the planet. Catch a long tail dive boat from Sihanoukville (Koh Sanloem) and you come across the powderiest white sandy beaches you will ever see in your life. The Sok San beach winds 8 km and makes for the perfect swimming location in south-east Asia. The spectacular jungle backdrop of the contrasting coral reef creates the perfection of this amazing place.
Although Myanmar is a lot more travelled to these days that 20 years ago, there are still some truly amazing locations to visit that will blow your mind. A journey into the villages in the surrounding areas of Hsipaw will have you completely immersed in the Shan culture.
If you head away from the tour operators and just walk around yourself, you will find some of the most remarkable off the beaten track locations you can see in Asia anywhere.
Farmland, waterfalls, natural hot-springs and true local hospitality will have you never wanting to leave. If you’re one of the lucky ones, the locals might invite you into their home for a meal. Put on your walking shows and discover this amazing place.
Koh Kood, Thailand
Koh Kood features a jungle-clad interior boasting spectacular waterfalls and monasteries where you’ll meet traditional Thai people who generally don’t see many tourists. The beaches are a perfect white and there are no roads on the island, so expect to remove all elements of your modern life while you visit this hidden paradise.
Don Khong Island, Laos
This fabulous place is a part of the path that leads to the popular tourism island of Don Det. Don Khong is a tiny hidden piece of serenity that somehow misses most tourists, which makes it one of the best places to head if you want peace and quiet. You can get there from Muang Khong, so hire a bike to get around to enjoy it the most.
Bai Tu Long, Vietnam
In Vietnam, if you truly want to escape the tourist streams, head through Halong Bay to Bai Tu Long. Located in the north-eastern area of Halong Bay, its teeming with amazing landscapes like the fantastic limestone karsts, and you can do everything from kayaking and swimming to exploring pristine beaches and hidden coves that are home to dugongs.
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