To Visit in January in Asia for a Great Time

In Asia, January is considered as the best month for travelling because of its climate and festive. During January most of the places in Eastasia like Korea and China will be in cold and most of the places in southeast Asia (except Indonesia and East Timor) will be enjoying warm and dry weather.


Visit in Asia during January

January is a perfect time to enjoy the pleasant weather in Thailand and nearby countries like Laos and Cambodia. Here we have picked the top 10 places to visit in Asia during January.

1. Phuket, Thailand

With the help of a new 12 lane highway and upgraded airport its easy to travel around the Phuket, Thailand. Phuket is the best party island which is located in Thailand. The fresh seafood, excellent weather, and friendly people are the best thing about Phuket. The pearl of Andaman offers romantic white-sand beaches and you don’t need to pay to visit these admirable beaches.

Things to do:

  • Picking a great beach (The best thing to do in Phuket is picking any beach on the west side of the island which backs up to the thick forest and enjoying to the core)
  • Try a massage (As you know Thailand is famous for the massage, you can try and get the best Thai-style massages here)

2. Gansu, China

When it comes to travelling during vacation China may not be in the first place which comes to the mind. But Gansu in northwestern China features provides stunning landscapes that you have never heard of. Gansu is located near Tibet and it is the home to the Gobi desert, yellow river, and mountain formations.

Things to do:

  • Mago Grottoes (It is also known as Thousands Buddha Caves and it is considered as the most valuable discovery in the 20th century. Exquisite mural paintings and statues are the notable things about this place)
  • Crescent Lake (This place got its name due to its crescent shape and it is considered as the first lake in the desert which is surrounded by sand mountains)

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3. Okinawa, Japan

January is the best time to travel to Japan, Okinawa. During this month you can enjoy the fresh powdery snow and clear blue skies. Okinawa is the home for incredible beaches and you can enjoy the very pleasant weather.

Things to do:

  • Okinawa world (It is a theme park which is located on Okinawa Honto, and encompasses the Gyokusendo Cave)
  • Iriomote (In this island you can trek through the jungle and also you can kayak around the island)

4. Canggu, Bali

Canggu is the coastal village which is located in Bali and this place is filled with amazing food markets, beautiful beaches especially with cheap accommodation. Canggu has everything that you need for an amazing vacation.

Things to do:

  • Explore the beaches (Canggu is known for its stunning beaches, so one of the best things you can do is explore and enjoy at the amazing beaches)
  • Eat at every cafe (Another best thing about Canggu is its delicious food, so if possible have food at every cafe and fill your tummy)

5. Luang Prabang


Luang Prabang is best for its unique culture and architecture. The other best thing about visiting this place is its amazing weather in January. Haw Kham Royal Palace and the watermelon-shaped Wat Wisunarat temple will be the best place you can visit in Luang Prabang.

Things to do:

  • Explore the temples (Luang Prabang is a place that is known for the glorious temple. The best-known temple is Wat Xieng Thong)
  • Witness sunset (Watching the stunning sunset from Mount Phou Si, it is a place that is halfway up the hill and can give you great experience)

6. Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

If you are considering a beach vacation, if you want to explore and enjoy at the beach then Unawatuna is the best option for you. Sri Lanka is the home for clear blue waters and palm-lined beaches. And also you can get every facility for a good vacation especially within budget.

Things to do:

  • Relax at Unawatuna beach (The beach is filled with wonderful places to relax, eat, and swim)
  • Swing at the Dalawella beach (Swinging at the coconut treat on the Dalawella beach will be the best adventurous thing you can do)

7. Phong Nha-Ke Bang, Vietnam

One of the best places in Phong Nha-Ke Bang is the national park at this place. And this place is remaining as the untouched beauty of Vietnam. This park features the unique karst mountain in Asia which was formed around 400 million years ago.

Things to do:

  • Explore the world’s largest cave (Hang Son Doong is the best reason to visit Phong Nha-Ke Bang. And this place is considered as the world largest cave)
  • Day trip to public caves (You can take a wonderful day trip to some caves like Phong Nha cave, Paradise cave, and Dark cave)