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WHEN TO GO - May

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 May

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FEATURED ITINERARIES IN May

FEATURED ITINERARIES IN May

FEATURED FESTIVALS IN May

FEATURED FESTIVALS IN May

Visak Bochea

April - June

Though this festival is referred to as the ‘birthday of Buddha’, it also celebrates Buddha’s enlightenment and passing and as such, is one of the most important events in the Buddhist calendar. Devotees visit the pagodas and make offerings of flowers and fruits, while abstaining from alcohol and other prohibited activities.

Country : Cambodia

Dragon Boat Festival

May/June

Hosted at Hong Kong´s spectacular Victoria Harbour, the annual Dragon Boat Festival gathers local teams to race against each other in their fiercely decorated dragon boats. Spectators can expect pounding drums and roaring crowds, alongside cold beers and live music on site.

Country : Hong kong

Buddha Jayanti

May

This celebration, on the most sacred day of the Buddhist calendar, is the most important festival for Buddhists. It holds special significance because it is the birthday of Buddha, and there is a fair held to commemorate the event at Lumbini, attended by Buddhist from all over the world, where Buddha is said to have been born.

Country : Nepal

Victory Day

May

May 9th marks a day of commemoration, victory and respect for the people of Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz people across the nation pay tribute veterans and to the victory of the Soviet Union over Germany in WWII. The veterans are the main guests on this day, which includes performances, a parade and an evening firework show.

Country : Kyrgyzstan

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