Located 65 kilometers to the southeast of Guilin, it is an internationally acclaimed tourist destination because of its beautiful scenery making it a paradise for backpackers. Li River reputed to be the most beautiful river in the world is a great attraction for tourists and the green hills and caves for the backpackers especially.
Bali is the most popular island holiday destination. Sandy beaches, exotic temples, and palaces along with the natural surroundings make it a great place for backpacking. Towering volcanoes and deep forests are best suited for the adventurers.
Cat Ba Island, Vietnam
Situated on the periphery of Vietnam’s amazing Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba Island is a great place for a close to nature trek among the mangroves and freshwater lakes. You can also enjoy boat trips and rock climbing while you are here.
Named after a former King, Sihanoukville is Cambodia’s premier white sand beach location. Sihanoukville is drawing backpackers in large numbers along with expatriates from Phnom Penh for relaxing weekends and a great beach break.
Luang Prabang, Laos
Encircled by mountains, Luang Prabang is Southeast Asia’s most beautiful spot. It is considered to be the heart of Laotian culture by travelers and writers. Its temples, waterfalls, the Mekong River and the natural beauty surrounding it makes it a great places for backpacking.
West Railay Beach, Thailand
Being completely isolated from the mainland and the complete absence of cars and roads, Railay beach seems more like an island. Also known as the Sunset Beach, it is a great place for backpacking because of the limestone rocks and beaches.
Goa is India’s smallest state, known for its beach holidays and hippie vibe for the backpackers. The best beaches for backpacking are Arambol, Arjuna, and Vagator in the North and Palolem and Agonda in the South. You can truly connect with your inner core once you get into the vibe.