8 The Ideal Cities to Travel Alone in Southeast Asia

If you want to travel alone outside your country, the 8 cities below will be the best places to begin an amazing journey.

Chiang Mai, Thailand

It's considered as "the rose of the north" in Thailand, Chiang Mai is "must-see" destination for anyone wants to explore the natural beauty, traditional culture of the ethnic peoples living in the mountain as well as the ideal place for traveling alone. There are a lot of interesting things which you can join in Chiang Mai such as visiting the unique architectures of temples, joining impressive festivals, enjoying delicious and special local foods and so on.

Ayutthaya, Thailand

Far 80km from the north of Bangkok and spend 1 hour to transfer, you'll travel to The Historic City of Ayutthaya with temple area and ancient tower with the red brick typically. The city became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991. Today only a few remains might give a glimpse of the impressive city they much have seen. It' a reason why all tourists are attracted by the mysterious and majestic beauty of the land.

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Located in the northwest of Cambodia, Siem Reap is the most attractive city in Cambodia because of a list of imposing Angkor temples. Due to the capital of Khmer in the past, today Siem Reap is being strong development but it still brings the mysterious and ancient beauty of one the most glorious civilization in the past. Besides imposing architecture, diversified cuisine, and excited street lifestyle are cools things to explore the outstanding destination.

Battambang, Cambodia

Battambang is always missed out by tourists because the place has not beautiful beaches and capital as well, especially the city has not the imposing Angkor temples. However, in the fact that Battambang is the 2nd largest city in Cambodia and it has the perfect balance, exciting, friendly and a lot of interesting things to enjoy.

Penang, Malaysia

If you love quiet atmosphere and walking on the ancient roads, you should make a plan to Penang, Malaysia right now.

It located on Malacca coastal, Penang is not only incredible beach beauty and the "glamor" of the island but also interesting traditional culture. You can walk around the city from the ancient road in Georgetown, creative street art paintings, traditional stores to unique temples or special street-food restaurants with the smooth and slow atmosphere in Penang. When travelling to the city, you'll get all necessary things for relaxing adventure tour.

Luang Prabang, Laos

Visiting the ancient city of Laos and spending a couple of days to soak up the ancient beauty in Luang Prabang are the interesting and ideal way to balance your life.

It's the most attractive tourism place in Laos with foreigner tourists. The ancient city is known for peaceful beauty bearing the stamp Buddhist center.

Cebu, Philippines

It's the 2nd largest city in the Philippines, Cebu is rarely city in Philippines development  by combining between modern and ancient, Philippines traditional and colonic Spain. Moreover, when travelling to the city, tourists will impress with diversified natural beauty, imposing mountains, wild nature, and romantic beaches . In addition, tourists can transfer to the city by train with a couple of minutes.

Mandalay, Myanmar

You'll spend 30 minutes to transfer by plane to Bagan, you'll come to Mandalay. This is complex and smog everywhere but if you leave the exciting center area of the city, then move to magnificent architectures to visit, you'll understand the beauty of the land very clearly.

The place was the ancient capital of "the country of the golden temples", so when you soak up the architecture and the beauty of nature, you'll get more feeling than you think. The highlight of the land is Ubein Bridge which is a beauty like a picture of Amarapura ancient village seems as the teck bridge longest in the world. The bridge is also the ideal place for seeing brilliant sunsets in the world.

 

 

 

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