Travelling is the best thing that could happen after a busy week, after a tedious work schedule and with anyone like an office trip, with family, with friends and the best is solo trip. But have you ever imagined what it feels like to explore the place who’s name you never heard or you never heard about it’s location. So, this summer just pick up your bags, debit/credit cards and of course your camera and explore these seven unexplored vacation destinations of Asia:
1. Chocolate Hills, Philippines
Chocolate Hills is a geological formation found in Bohol province in the sovereign island country of the Philippines. The natural wonder is estimated to have 1268-1776 hills, and is a famous tourist attraction. The hills are spread across 6 municipalities in Bohol, namely Batuan, Sagbayan, Carmen, Valencia, Bilar, and Sierra Bullones. You can reach Bohol via either flight or ferry.
2. Kamchatka, Russia
Kamchatka is one of the most beautiful attractions found in Russia. The 1,250 kilometer long peninsula is a geological wonder, and has several volcanoes, hot springs, geysers, and acidic lakes. The region is also home to different species of arctic wildlife, fish, game animals, and vast marine life. Kamchatka is a favorite destination among adventure and nature lovers, and is a visual treat for anyone hoping to visit it.
3. Lepchajagat, West Bengal
Lepchajagat is a small village that is situated at an altitude of 6,956 feet, and is 19 kilometers from the town of Darjeeling. The rural community derives its name from the Lepcha tribe, who are native to that region. Lepchajagat also happens to be a forest reserve, and has lots to offer to those seeking to be in the calm lap of nature. Apart from that, the region also offers a great view of Kangchenjunga – the third highest mountain in the world. Lepchajagat is well connected by road from Darjeeling and Siliguri. You can travel either by car or bus to reach Ghoom and take any local transportation to reach the village.
4. Bokor Hill Station, Cambodia
Bokor Hill station is a township near Kampot province in Cambodia, and is home to a collection of French colonial style buildings. The town is known for its eerie charm, and is being redeveloped following years of neglect. The hauntingly beautiful attraction is accessible by road, and can be explored via local commuting options like scooters or taxis.
5. Nitoi, Kiphire, Nagaland
Nitoi is another small village situated in the Kiphire district in the state of Nagaland. The picturesque village offers breathtaking views of beautiful mountains and terrace vegetation, and is a favorite among nature lovers and photographers. Despite being a remote township, Nitoi is well accessible by road to/from Kiphire, which is a 10 hour drive away from Nagaland’s capital city, Kohima.
6. Khuvsgul Lake, Mongolia
Khovsgoldalai, or Khuvsgul Lake is the largest fresh water lake by volume and second largest by area in Mongolia. It is one of the 17 ancient lakes in the world, and is estimated to be over 2 million years old. Situated at an elevation of 1,645 meters, Khuvsgal is a pristine lake, and is one of the major sources of drinking water in Mongolia.
7. Ha village, Arunachal Pradesh
Ha is a tribal village situated in Longding Koling (Pipsorang) town of Kurung Kumey district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. With a population of 289 people, Ha is considered as one of the smallest villages in India, and is home to 58 households. The spectacular natural beauty surrounding Ha is worth the effort in reaching that place. Travelers can also explore nearby attractions like the ancient Menga Caves, among others. Ha can be reached via Old Ziro, which is the nearest well known township around the village.