20 Things to do in Asia before you die
05 Jun

20 Things to do in Asia before you die

Asia is a large continent that offers an exhilarating mix of places to see and things to do. Don’t know where to start? These are the top 20 things you must do in Asia before you die.

Karakorum scene from highway

1.Drive through one of the world’s highest roads, Pakistan’s Karakoram Highway.

Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh,India

2.Explore Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh. Located in serene, breathtaking landscapes, these monasteries will provide you peace and tranquility.

Ama Dablam

3.Rather than training for months to climb Mount Everest, fly above it. For an even better experience, try skydiving past Mount Everest.

Borra Caves, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India,

4.Travel in a train in India as it criss-crosses its way across the country. It is a travel experience unlike any other.

tiger's nest, Bhutan

5.Climb to the Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang Palphug) in Bhutan. Located at an altitude of 10,200 feet, this complex includes 15 temples.

Japanese macaque

6.Enjoy a relaxing soak in the natural hot springs of northern Honshu in Japan alongside snow monkeys.

Insectes à manger à Bangkok

7.Try some tasty bugs in Bangkok.

huashan chess pavilion

8.Climb Mount Hua in China. At 2,160 meters, this majestic mountain is treacherous to climb but extremely beautiful.

Steel Built Sitdown Rollercoaster Against Blue Sky

9.Ride the steepest roller coaster in the world at Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland Park. The amusement park is one of the best in the world with 14 world records to its credit. Certainly one of the top things to do in Asia for adrenaline junkies.

Mock up Temple of Preah Vihear

10.Ride a bike to Preah Vihear, a remote hilltop temple in Cambodia. The roads are treacherous and require a dirt bike as well as a lot of experience.

Mongolian ger camps with solar power

11.Visit the East Asian and Central steppes of Mongolia to see the nomadic lifestyle of the locals in this sparsely populated area.


12.Climb Japan’s Mount Fuji and pay homage to God.

Haridwar am Ganges

13.Visit India’s Kumbh Mela and bathe in holy Ganges along with thousands of pilgrims.

Halong Bay in Vietnam. Unesco World Heritage Site.

14.Sail through the Halong Bay in Vietnam. A natural cove featuring limestone islands and cragged peaks, Halong Bay has inspired painters and poets for centuries.

Angkor Wat

15.Watch sunrise at Angkor Wat in Cambodia. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is breathtaking in its beauty and history.

Tuk Tuk in Thailand mit Fahrer

16.Ride a motorcycle cab in Thailand. The ride is an excellent adventure as the motorcycle speeds by buses and cars on crowded streets.

Beijing The Great Wall

17.Walk on the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall is not only a highlight for anyone visiting China but also an architectural achievement unlike any other in the world.


18.Visit the Gion neighborhood of Kyoto to get a glimpse of Japan’s geishas.

Macau tower, the famous landmark of Macau

19.Free fall from the Macau Tower. This is the world’s highest bungee jump at 233 meters high. You’ll be plunging at speeds as high as 200 km/hour.

Rice Paddies in Kumano, Japan

20.Walk through tranquil rice fields in Bali.