When to Go - January

Asia changes with the seasons, and you need to know when. Remote Lands helps you curate your Asia experience to the best possible time of year, making sure you get the most out of your endless holiday options.

With our local expertise, you can plan your trip to coincide with the sights, tastes, and celebrations you were hoping to get out of your adventure on the continent. To everything, there is a season, and Remote Lands knows the best times to explore your Asian destination.
Asia changes with the seasons, and you need to know when. Remote Lands helps you curate your Asia experience to the best possible time of year, making sure you get the most out of your endless holiday options. With our local expertise, you can plan your trip to coincide with the sights, tastes, and celebrations you were hoping to get out of your adventure on the continent. To everything, there is a season, and Remote Lands knows the best times to explore your Asian destination.

Destinations for January

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Featured Itineraries in January

Featured Festivals in January

Ananda Temple Festival

January

22 Days of offerings paint the month of January with a sense of religious stoicism in Bagan. Monks wait in long lines as their alm bowls are filled with crops. Bullock cart-bearing pilgrims travel to the festival to peddle their goods, while market stalls and restaurants offer up delicious cuisine on the fairgrounds.

Country Myanmar

Naga New Year Festival

January

Occupying the northwest corner of Myanmar, the Naga people are a small culture living in the hilly country. A traditional Naga New Year Festival is a rare cultural treat, where gifts are exchanged, and traditional music and dance are performed for local and international entertainment.

Country Myanmar

Duruthu Perahera

January

Duruthu Perahera is an important day for Sri Lankan Buddhism, as it is said that this was when the Buddha made a visit to the island country. Head to Colombo for the best taste of celebrations, where you’ll find locals performing rituals at Buddhist temples alongside lively parades in the streets creating a carnival atmosphere.

Country Sri lanka

Dubai World Cup Carnival

January-March

Starting in January and concluding in March, the Dubai World Cup Carnival provides a great spectacle for avid punters and horse racing enthusiasts. The international racing event typically features a total of 32 races with both thoroughbred and purebred Arabian horses.

Country Uae

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