• Support
Reset All

About asia

Earth's largest and most populated continent, Asia covers an area of 44,579,000 square kilometers which is around 30% of the earth's total land area. As you read along, you will also find out why it's safe to call Asia a landmark continent!

Other than being one of the most densely populated continents in the world, Asia has to its credit the tag of being the birthplace of the most mainstream religions including Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, etc. It is also the site of many of the first civilizations. Further, Asia is home to two of the Seven Wonders of the World - The Great Wall of China, known to be the largest manmade structure on earth, and the epitome of love - the pristine white Taj Mahal of India.

The Indian Ocean to the south, the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Ural Mountains to the east, Asia is divided into six different regions and 57 countries each offering something unique to visitors.

The coldest of these regions, the North Asia Region is also known as Siberia. Covered with snow for most part of the year, this area is inhabited by the fewest number of people. It is more known for its Siberian Tigers and Husky Dogs. In contrast, East Asia is the most populated of all parts of the continent, and China that falls in this region is the most populated country in the world. Mandarin a key language of the area, is also the most spoken language in the world.

Moving to Southwest Asia, generally referred to as Middle East, this region is mostly covered by desert. This region spans the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Iran, Jordan among others. It is also known as the 'crossroads of the world' considering three continents Asia, Africa, and Europe come together at this point. The Dead Sea located here, is the world's saltiest water body, and is the lowest point on the Earth.

The former Soviet republics together form Central Asia. Retaining a lot of its old-world charm, many people in this country still work with cattle to earn a living.

With the tallest mountain peak in the world, the Mount Everest in its embrace, the South Asian region of Asia has India - the largest country in this region with a population of over one billion people. Known for its diverse cultures, the countries in this part of Asia offer numerous architectural marvels and heritage sites.

The final region, Southeast Asia is made up of a number of island countries. The land of the rising sun- Japan and Indonesia are known to be leaders in manufacturing goods in this region. Owing to a great amount of rainfall here, it is one of the largest rice producing areas in the world.

Countries In asia

Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

6 Things You Should Know About Singapore Before You Travel There

6 Things You Should Know About Singapore Before You Travel There

Here's everything you need to know about Singapore for your next vacation!

20 Feb 2017  | 2-minute read
3 Shares
5 Countries You’ve Never Heard Of That You’ll Want To Visit This Year!

5 Countries You’ve Never Heard Of That You’ll Want To Visit This Year!

How many of these do you know?

02 Jan 2017  | 2-minute read
11 Shares
Bowled Over By Bali - My List Of 5 Best Things To Do When Here!

Bowled Over By Bali - My List Of 5 Best Things To Do When Here!

Here are the 5 things you must do to experience the best of Bali!

22 Dec 2016  | 2-minute read
4 Shares

Plan your next travel

Holiday Packages In asia

  • asia
    The last Shangrila Bhutan - Long Weekend Special
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.40,600
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • asia
    Kerala - Splendid Backwaters
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.10,800
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • asia
    Marhaba Dubai
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.41,990
    Per Person on twin sharing
View all packages

Popular International Destinations

  • dubai
    dubai
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.7,499
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • maldives
    maldives
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.10,700
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • singapore
    singapore
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.17,400
    Per Person on twin sharing
View all destinations

Top International Routes

    • BOMMumbai
      DXBDubai
    • Oman Air
      WY-206
    • 04:05 04:40
      Wed,23 Aug , 1 Stop
    • 24h 35m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.7,092
    • DELNew Delhi
      DXBDubai
    • Oman Air
      WY-248
    • 05:00 04:40
      Wed,23 Aug , 1 Stop
    • 23h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.9,642
    • DELNew Delhi
      KTMKathmandu
    • Royal Nepal Airlines
      RA-206
    • 12:40 14:25
      Wed,23 Aug , Non Stop
    • 01h 45m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.11,417
    • TRVThiruvananthapuram
      DxbDubai
    • Air Arabia
      G9-445
    • 19:20 23:20
      Wed,23 Aug , Non Stop
    • 04h 00m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.17,287
View all flights

Popular International Countries

  • thailand
    thailand
    Thailand is a gorgeous country located at the cent...
  • united-kingdom
    united kingdom
    Lying in northwestern Europe, is the island nation...
  • UAE
    UAE
    A federation of seven emirates United Arab Emirate...
View all countries

Top International Airlines

View all airlines

Looking for something else?

Personalised help from our holiday expert wide choice of holiday packages
+
Privacy Secure | we will not spam you.