Asia, being the largest continent on earth, offers a variety of exciting destinations. However not all of Asia’s cities are family friendly and kids friendly. Getting to choose the best family holiday destination in Asia can be like looking for a needle in a stack of hay. In this article, we get to share some of the best places in Asia to travel with kids.
- BALI, INDONESIA
The weather in Bali, Indonesia is awesome and the locals are always friendly with kids. Indonesia, consisting of a vast number of cultures and different exotic scrumptious local foods is surely a nation not to be missed. Let’s not forget the amazing attractions that make this place to die for. There are water parks, waterslides, monkey forests and other tropical wildlife in Bali. Two of the major tourist attractions especially suitable for kids are the Ubud’s monkey forest and dolphin-watching off Bali’s north shore.
To give your kids a little educational adventure, take them to the pyramid temple in Rumah Pohon. There are also many beaches on Bali Island where you get to take morning and evening walks or just bask under the soothing sun with an occasional dip in the sea. Bali will so much fun, especially for the little ones and those young at heart.
If you are looking for unmatched adventure, Malaysia is another ultimate destination. Malaysia largely consists of four major races; Malay, Chinese, Indian and Eurasian. Being a multiracial country, you could bring your kids to the Chinese temple as they enjoy delicious India food by the roadsides. Malaysia also provides diverse cultural activities and you could visit many smaller rural villages to learn more about their cultural beliefs and traditions.
At the Batu caves, lies a Hindu temple that is 272 steps high. You could also visit the Petronas Towers, the world’s tallest twin towers for a breathtaking view of the cityscape at the highest level.
For a fun-filled time with your children, spend days at Legoland Malaysia. There are water theme parks and amusement parks that are bound to keep you and your children entertained throughout.
When it comes to vacations, one can never go wrong visiting Japan. The land of the rising sun is not a seasonal destination but an all-year-round perfect country to visit. Japanese locals are also very welcoming, furthermore their rich culture is something you cannot miss to notice.
From Kyoto to Tokyo, Japan, being a modern country boasts an endless listing of family-friendly destinations. For cultural immersion, take the kids to see the over 2,000 shrines and temples in Kyoto to understand more about Japanese religions. There are also numerous theme parks, ancient castles and museums for your enjoyment. Moreover do not forget to do interesting activities like watching sumo wrestling. Also, visit Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea or take a waterbus to get to a high-tech entertainment hub known as Odaiba Island. No doubt your kids will love it.
One little advice is to get a rail pass if you are planning to travel via public means. At a low cost, you are guaranteed unlimited transport via rail or bus on the efficient Japanese transport network. Best thing is that kids below the age of five travel at no cost.
These are just three family-friendly destinations in Asia for you and your kids. There are other cities like Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Phuket in Thailand where you are also guaranteed the most memorable vacations for you and your family. Plan ahead and do a little in-depth research on the other places I have mentioned above. Happy holidays!