Whatever your goals, nature offers beautiful and wholesome experiences
20 Nov 2022
Getting through the pandemic has given travelers even more reason to seek meaningful experiences to recharge and reconnect. Enjoying nature has become an increasingly popular way for travelers to take a break from their busy lifestyles.
Whatever your goals, nature offers beautiful and wholesome experiences. Check out our favorite nature experiences in Asia Pacific!
Indonesia: Mount Pancar
Only an hour's drive from the bustling city of Jakarta, travelers can find serene pine tree forests and cool misty air in Bogor, West Java. Mount Pancar is a great place for a getaway to nature with many trails to explore nature by walking and cycling. To rest, visitors can stop by comfortable cafes or watch art performances.
A haven for hiking trails and adventurous peaks, Japan has plenty of mountaineering opportunities. One that is on every climber's bucket list is Mount Fuji, Japan's highest and most iconic peak at 3,776m. Those who want to reach the top and enjoy the incredible views that make it all worth it need adequate preparation.
Take a break from urban life and take a walk on Macau's longest pedestrian path. The Coloane Walking Trail leads to the top of the Alto de Coloane, where visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the South China Sea on one side and views of the glittering city of Macau on the other.
A trip to one of the oldest rainforests in the world, Taman Negara, is a must. Explorers are encouraged to visit between February and September and choose a local guide to enjoy a deeper encounter with native plants and wildlife.
Seongsan Ilchubong in South Korea is one of the best places in the country to enjoy nature. Climb the majestic Hallasan Mountain, watch the sunrise at Seongsan Ilchubong, explore caves and visit waterfalls, stroll through flower gardens, snorkel or scuba dive... the list goes on and on. With endless options to choose from, travelers should plan a stay for at least a few days.
Known for its beautiful beaches, relaxing climate and affordable prices, Thailand is the best destination for an island getaway. Phuket, Phi Phi, Similan and Koh Yao are some of the best islands to enjoy a slice of paradise. Whether you want to learn to dive, stretch with yoga, or do nothing, island hopping in Thailand is the perfect way to relax and recharge.