Family time feels fleeting, and never more so than now. That ultimate family holiday, packed with life-changing experiences, has always been a parental travel goal, but in 2023 it’s a particularly poignant one.
when is the best time to visit
The sheer size of South and South East Asia combined with a variety of landforms means that there is no single best time to visit the region. Even within countries, there are different best times to visit certain places.
For example, India has at least four main weather systems in play at any one time whilst Vietnam has three and Sri Lanka and Indonesia, two.
Generally speaking, any destinations south-east of Kuala Lumpur is best from May to September and anything north-west of Malaysia’s capital is best from October to March.
Weather though is not the only consideration when factoring in when is the best time to visit a certain destination. What about festivals, more expensive times vs going during Asia’s green season and then factoring in your particular interests.
Here we’ve tried to incorporate those factors into the equation so you can try and make the right decision for you.
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