Off the Beaten Path in South East Asia

Updated: Oct 8, 2020

Discover some of the best off the beaten path locations in south east Asia! Find out where to go, how to get there, where to stay and other helpful information for off-beat adventures in south East Asia. Avoid the crowds and travel somewhere adventurous in Asia today! 

Guest Blogger: Caden Allison, The Wandering Westerner

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The secrets out, south east Asia is a popular tourist destination. With thousands of visitors heading to countries like Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia every month, you may think it impossible to find destinations that are off the beaten path in south east Asia – but you would be wrong!  For the intrepid traveller, adventure is everywhere in Asia, and for those wanting to have a truly unique experience there are a few top spots that are still devoid of tourists and large tour groups (I know, awesome right!).  Whether you are looking for cultural experiences, love outdoor adventure, or simply want to relax during your trip – you can have it all in south east Asia (if you know where to look)!  So, what are you waiting for, ditch the desk, fire up the old camera, lace up those hiking boots and travel somewhere adventures on your next trip.  Here are some of the best off the beaten path locations in the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)!

6 of the Best off the beaten path destinations in south east Asia