So finally Christmas has arrived and it’s time to decorate the home with jiggling lights and start preparing for the Christmas tree. Whether you religiously celebrate the festival at home or travel during the weeklong holiday, the spirit never dies. If you’re planning to travel during Christmas and want to celebrate at the best way, then exploring some Asian countries is the best.
There are few Asian countries where Christmas is celebrated religiously. However, it depends on the region to region and practices followed. Having a western influence, the festival becomes more exciting.
So we bring you the list of Asian countries and its cities where you can enjoy celebrating Christmas at its best:
This could be the best choice for tourists who want to get into the magic of the festival. From decoration to Christmas theme decoration at the Gardens by the Bay, Singapore has a lot to offer. Bonus, you can enjoy the snow falling from the skies which can certainly give a charming experience. Every lane of the cities in this country dazzles up with festive lights gives more reasons to explore.
PS: Get your flight booking and accommodation way in advance, to avail low price and seats confirmed.
Want to enjoy snowy Christmas in Japan? Then visit Nagano is the place you must go for this year. It does not only boast plenty of snow but also is the paradise for winter sports hobbyists and tons of other activities for adventure lovers. Make your holiday more pleasurable by visiting places like Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum, Nishi-no-Mon, and Zenkoji.
One of the top Christmas destinations in Asia, Hong Kong is praised for its culinary scene and fabulous Christmas decorations. Hong Kong will certainly please its tourists with endless holiday festivities and events including- HK Winterfest, and prismatic fireworks. Hong Kong Disneyland shouldn’t be missed to enjoy Christmas- themed amusement.
Harbin – China:
Though entire China dazzles up during the festival, but this city is known for showcasing spectacular winter scene at the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival. Chilly and supremely eye-catchy, the festival displays myriad of gigantic and mesmerizing ice sculptures of the city. If you love clicking pictures and showcasing it on Instagram then there are architectural jewels and landmarks like Wen Miao Confucius Temple, Temple of Heavenly Bliss, Old Quarter, etc.
Want to spend some peaceful time in a country that offers multi-options of remote areas, then Vietnam is one such country. Visit Sapa which is blessed with a stunning natural landscape. It is, in fact, the best winter location having fertile land, mountainous backdrop, and laid back setup.
Be it Christmas or summer vacation, Bali is all time hit location. The flourishing expat population and vastness of the landscape makes Bali an ideal location. During Christmas, you can either peacefully enjoy in a beautiful villa in the Sanur, or be in the shopping or festive mood at Ubud and other cities. If you want to shop then, Bali offers some great Christmas shopping options including Matahari Shopping Center.