A 3-Point Checklist To Cover The Far East’s Natural Attractions

The Far East boasts some of the world’s most picturesque beaches, used on the set of Hollywood blockbuster movies, ancient forests that have sustained life for centuries, and islands offering some of the world’s best diving spots. Brightsun Travel offers incredible cheap flights to Far East so you can explore its beaches, forests and islands this holiday.

1 Beaches

Butik Peninsula

Butik Peninsula, Bali

Head south from Denpasar Bali and you will discover beaches on the Butik Peninsula that are some of Bali’s most beautiful, so much so that they have featured in Hollywood blockbuster movies like ‘Eat, Pray, Love’.

Krabi, Thailand

Krabi, Thailand

An hour’s flight from Bangkok is Krabi, set among limestone karsts and emerald seas. Ao Nang Beach provides rock-climbing adventures, and the Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park is a marine heaven.

Borneo, Malaysia

Borneo, Malaysia

Set in the tropics, Malaysia’s two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (or Malaysian Borneo), house magnificent beaches, ancient rainforests and some of the best diving sites in the world.

2 Forests

Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park & Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia

Gunung Mulu National Park and Kinabalu National Park on the island of Borneo in Malaysia are ancient rainforests with World Heritage status, full of waterfalls, caves and wildlife.

West Bali National Park

West Bali National Park, Bali

West Bali National Park, or Taman National Bali Barat, is a conservation area providing sanctuary to Bali’s native songbird, the Bali Starling, and contains lush jungles dotted with ancient temples.

Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife

Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife & Forest Reserve, Thailand

In Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife and Forest Reserve you’ll find protected virgin rainforest where you can spot a range of small wildlife, including wild boar, monkey and flying foxes.

3 Islands

Semporna Archipelago

Semporna Archipelago, Malaysia

Some argue that the Semporna Archipelago is one of the most stunning dive sites in the whole of Asia, boasting the world famous Sipadan Island, an oceanic island surrounded by a dazzling array of coral reef and tropical fish.

Phuket, Thailand

Phuket, Thailand

The island of Phuket is Thailand’s largest island, well known for its beach holidays. Phuket also has a buzzing nightlife scene in Patong, contemporary art villages in Rawai and historical buildings to explore in Phuket City.

Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Lantau Island, Hong Kong

A trip to Lantau Island would take you to traditional fishing villages, as well as Hong Kong’s most incredible beaches. Here you could hike the Lantau Peak or take the Lantau Trail past remote bays, ancient temples and beautiful rivers.


When you are ready, contact Brightsun Travel for exclusive cheap tickets to Far East from UK, and secure your ultimate beach holiday or eco-safari this holiday.


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