When to Go - October

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 October

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Featured Itineraries in October

Featured Festivals in October

Diwali

October/November

Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an important Hindu festival that takes place over five days each fall, all throughout India. The element of light in this festival represents good overcoming evil. The main festival night consists of prayers, fireworks, feasts and the exchange of gifts.

Country India

Pushkar Camel Fair

October-November

An astonishing 50,000 camels converge on the tiny desert town of Pushkar, in India's state of Rajasthan for the Pushkar Camel Fair. For five days, the camels are dressed up, paraded, shaved, entered into beauty contests, raced and traded. It's a great opportunity to witness a true traditional Indian festival.

Country India

Phuket Vegetarian Festival

September-October

During the ninth month of each lunar year, many Buddhists make a pledge to not eat meat in the hope of improved fortune. On the island of Phuket, this is excuse enough for an all-out celebration. Two action-packed weeks see huge parades and carnivals through the streets, fireworks and of course, plenty of delicious vegetarian food.

Country Thailand

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