We travel for many reasons, such as discovering a new culture, good local food or the beauty of the landscape.

The Asian countries will meet all your expectations in this regard. The most visited country in this continent is thailand, which remains a magnificent place, however Asia is full of equally sublime countries.

That’s why the Giraffe offers you a superb top 5 of the most beautiful countries of Asia.


With more than 17,000 islands making up the country, finding some beautiful beaches in Indonesia should be a very simple and enjoyable task.

Here you will find picturesque sites that include for example fishing villages or the Dieng Plateau in central Java with its multicolored lake and Hindu temples.

And do not forget Bali with its famous rice terraces and beautiful beaches.


Which country would not be beautiful if it were surrounded by mountains like the Himalayas that surround the tiny kingdom of Bhutan? Bhutan is famous as Land of the Thunder Dragon.  Bhutan is famous for panoramic valleys, majestic Himalayas, and abundance of rare fauna and flora.

There are so many tourist places that you cannot miss while travelling to Bhutan such as Rinpung Dzong, Paro, Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Punakha Dzong, Thimphu and so many others.

The architecture is splendid with amazing buildings hanging on the mountainside. Major tourist attractions include the Paro Valley, with its red-roofed temples.

Also, from Paro, you can take two hours drive to the Chelala pass; see yaks grazing in the field.


Beauty takes many faces when it comes to the mountainous country of Nepal, considered one of the most picturesque countries on the planet.

The flag colored prayer blowing in the breeze immerse you in their beautiful culture. As it is nestled in the Himalayas, Nepal obviously has a majestic mountainous landscape, snow-capped peaks in the valleys below. If you are wildlife lovers you can must explore Chitwan National Park. This is one of the most popular national parks in Nepal. You can enjoy Elephant and Jungle Safari in the park.

Bring your hiking boots for you to enjoy nature, beautiful waterfalls with forests rich in biodiversity!


Malaysia has breathtaking landscapes within its borders. So if you have little time, you must choose your route carefully. If you like beautiful beaches, head to Langkawi in the archipelago. There are beaches made of fine sand and wonderfully clear water.

If you want to see historic buildings, check out A Famosa, a centuries-old fortress in Malacca. And if you’re looking for green hills and mountains, head to the Cameron Highlands with its large tea estates.


Japan is full of cultural nuggets and will offer you at the same time landscapes that you will not forget as Mount Fuji. The view is impressive when you fly to Narita International Airport.

Of course, you will also have great views if you hike to the top of Fuji. Spring is a particularly good time to visit this island nation. That’s when millions of cherry blossoms bloom.

The mountains, lush farmland and ancient temples also contribute to the beauty of Japan.