With as many as 48 countries in Asia, each having their own diverse geographical and climatic conditions, it becomes difficult to decide the best time to go to Asia. Since Asia lies in the Northern Hemisphere, the cycle of seasons is not too different throughout the continent, however it does vary from country to country.
Some countries might experience a hot dry summer, others might expect thunderstorms and typhoons and it’s a challenge to pinpoint the best time to travel to Asia. There’s no saying what to expect unless you look into the country specifically. Let’s take a look at some of the popular tourist destinations and see if we can figure out the best time to visit Asia.
The popular travel destination of Indonesia is best visited during the months of April to October. Places like Bali and Java are great during this time.
If you want to visit Maldives, you’ll be pleased to know that the weather is pleasant throughout the year, since they are tropical islands. However, between December and April is the best time to visit this island nation.
The best time to travel to Nepal is between October and November, right after the rainy season is over.
It’s not recommended to travel to Sri Lanka during the monsoon but most of the other times, it is a great place to visit.
While you can travel to Vietnam throughout the year, the best time to visit Northern Vietnam is between October and April. Central Vietnam is best between February and April while Southern Vietnam is great between December and February.
If you have decided the best time to visit Asia, then do make a note to visit the SOTC website for offers and deals on their Asia holiday packages.