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Like Europe and America, a number of countries in Asia experience four seasons.
These snowy countries in Asia are cheaper for traveling compared to Europe.
Apart from the already popular ones, such as Japan, South Korea, and Nepal, here are eight countries in Asia that have snowy tourist destinations:
1. Lhasa, Tibet
The Himalayas that stretch across Lhasa, the capital of Tibet will be a stunning sight when winter arrives.
From Lhasa, try to head to western Tibet, an area with heavy snow intensity when winter arrives.
Tourists can hike a number of mountains to experience the snow or to the Everest Base Camp (EBC) to view them from a distance.
There are many ski resorts in the snowy tourist destination of Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Tourists can visit the Medeo ice skating rink, the highest mountain sports complex in the world.
Feel the sensation of skiing from an altitude of 1,700 meters above sea level there.
Also prepare warm clothes when visiting Almaty, because the air temperature will be very cold with an average of -2 degrees Celsius.
Visit Kashmir for a different perspective on the Himalayas.
A number of reviews say Kashmir is the best location to see the Himalayas, especially during winter.
In winter also the leaf lakes in Kashmir will freeze.
Tourists can also ski on the mountainsides of Kashmir.
4. Putao, Myanmar
Southeast Asian countries, Myanmar, also have snowy destinations in winter.
Come to Putao, the northernmost city of Kachin state.
There are several mountains that can be visited to enjoy the snow in this area, the most famous of which is the Khaka Bo Razi mountain.
Tourists can also enjoy natural beauty with various endemic birds and rare plants.
5. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Mongolia also has tourist destinations that are no less beautiful.
Mongolia is the country with the coldest snowfall in Asia.
The temperature here from November to March can reach 35 degrees Celsius.
Enjoy snowboarding and skiing on Mount Bogd Khan in the southern part of Ulaanbaatar.
6. Yunnan, China
The Jade Dragon Snow Mountains stretched across Yunnan Province.
These mountains rise all over the headwaters of the Yangtze.
The most popular area is Glacier Park which is located at an altitude of 4,500 meters.
Apart from Yunnan, also stop in Harbin.
Harbin is almost covered in snow all year round.
However, the best time to visit Harbin is in January when the entire city is completely white.
Also attend the ice festival to see the intricate and enchanting ice masterpieces.
7. Taichung, Taiwan
Taichung also has snowy mountains with spectacular views.
You will need to register in advance as the number of climbers is very limited.
Travelers can also ski in Hehuanshan which is full of heavy snow.
Apart from the mountains, enjoy the beauty of Sun Moon Lake which is 748 meters above sea level.
Those are the recommendations of seven countries with snowy tourist destinations in Asia.
Prepare warm clothes before enjoying the beauty of the snow in these places.
8. Damavand, Iran
Damavand is not just a mountain, it’s a region.
At Damavand area there are ski resorts and many high mountains.
Iran is known as an unexplored country.
According to many climbers, Damavand trekking is one of the most fascinating treks of Asia.
Iran got delicious food and the people are Iran are very friendly.
Iran got a high ranking in hospitality industry.