Best Time to Explore the ASEAN Nations

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Diep Son island
Diep Son island

The destinations located in the ASEAN area are drawing the increasingly large number of tourists because of its breathtaking landscapes and reasonable (or even cheap) prices. Besides, weather factor also have a huge effect on every trip. In order to have a perfect trip, refer the best time to travel ASEAN countries in below:


1. Indonesia
Indonesia’s climate is divided into two rainy and dry seasons. The most ideal period to explore this country is from April to October. It is quite pleasant and the air is low in humidity at this time. In addition, it is also the festive season in Indonesia and there are many attractive tourist events held at this time.
Note: the period from December to February is rainy season in Indonesia but it is quite light rainy. Hence, tourists still can explore this beautiful country at this time. Traveling at this time, travelers also can save a relatively large expense.

 

Indonesia view
Indonesia view

2. Thailand
With dry weather, the period lasting from November to April is the golden time for traveling Thailand. Going to Thailand in this time, travelers will have not only the opportunity to explore its alluring scenery in favorable weather conditions but the chance to join Thailand’s great festivals.

Railay, Thailand
Railay, Thailand

3. Malaysia
Owning a favorable climate, travelers can go to Malaysia any time all year round. However, it is advisable to avoid peak tourist season in Malaysia during the period from December to January as everything is quite expensive at this time. Planning to go to beaches in Malaysia, travelers should avoid visit in the period from the middle of May to the ending of June as its beaches will be crowed and everything will be expensive in prices at this time.

Malaysia
Malaysia

4. Singapore
The climate of Singapore is somewhat similar to that of Malaysia. However, the most appropriate time to travel Singapore lasts from June to July since the weather is so nice and it is “sale” season in this “lion island”, a golden time for shopping lovers.

Singapore view
Singapore view

5. Vietnam
Because of Vietnam’s tropical climate and shapes, each region of this country has its own characters. While the Northern Vietnam has four seasons, the Southern has just two seasons. Making plan to this beautiful country, travelers should search the climate of each region they intend to choose for their trip.

Con Dao island
Con Dao island

6. The Philippines
During the period from December to May, weather of the Philippines is quite cool and rarely stormy. This is the best time for tourists to explore the beauty of the Philippines. There are many extremely attractive festivals are held at the same time, drawing a large number attentions of tourists. It is note that travelers should consider about renting a hotel or motel in this time as it will not be easy due to because of the large amount of visitors coming there.

The Phillipins
The Phillipins

7. Myanmar
Myanmar’s rainy season lasts from June to September. This also is the period visitors should avoid to make Myanmar trip and the great time to explore this country is between October and February. At this time, the climate would have less rain and be milder.

view from Sagaing hill, Myanmar
View from Sagaing hill, Myanmar

8. Brunei
Unlike the climate of almost ASEAN nations, Brunei’s climate is not divided clearly into two seasons: raniny season and dry season. When choosing Brunei for next trip, travelers should note a particular thing that during the Ramanda event, the Muslims in this country will have to fast from dawn to dusk and it will take about one month so they should consider to travel Brunei in this time.

Brunei view
Brunei view

9. Laos
Located in a tropical monsoon climate, Laos climate is separated clearly into two seasons: rainy season and dry season. The rainy season in this country lasts from May to November. Its dry season is from December to April, the best time to travel Laos. In particular, the Water Festival is held from 13 to 15 on March annually so visiting to Laos in this time, travelers will have opportunity to attend this special festival.

Bagan, Laos
Bagan, Laos

10. Cambodia
In summer, the climate of Cambodia is quite hot so the ideal time to this country is from November to February when the weather is mild. The New Year’s Day of the Khmer people is hold in April annually so it is quite exciting when coming to Cambodia at this time and joining its interesting festivals.

 

Siem Reap, Phnom Penh
Siem Reap, Phnom Penh