Top 10 #Backpackerstory – Week 5

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10. Maya Bay, Thailand By: camilleallx


Maya bay is 30 minutes by boat from Koh Phi Phi Island in Thailand. Read Guide: Maya Bay, Thailand

9. Mount Batur, Bali By: b_mullinn

Mt. Batur is an active volcano located in Batur Village, in Bali Indonesia. Mt. Batur stands 1717 meters above sea level over looking Lake Batur and a number of other small villages. According to Hindu belief Mt. Batur is a sacred place being home to Dewi Danu, a Goddess of the lake. Read Guide: Mt. Batur – Bali, Indonesia

8. Erawan National Park, Thailand By: amyleehufouye


Erawan National Park is located in Kachanaburi, Thailand which is about 168km northwest of Bangkok. Read Guide: Erawan National Park – Kachanaburi, Thailand

7. Sapa, Vietnam By: chaptertravel


We went to Sapa and decided to explore it by ourselves. We didn’t know where to go and just followed our gut. Read Guide: Sapa, Vietnam

6. Hoi An, Vietnam By: adambrazier


Watching all of the lanterns come to life as it gets dark in Hoi An is magical! Read Guide: Hoi An, Vietnam

5. Sugba Lagoon, Philippines By: danakubana


The Sugba Lagoon is located in a remote area between the mangroves and rock formations of Del Carmen, Siargao. Read Guide: Sugba Lagoon – Siargao, Philippines

4. Campuhan Ridgewalk – Ubud, Bali By: b_mullinn


Campuhan Ridge Walk is located just outside central Ubud, Bali. The Campuhan Ridge Walk is one the most popular sunrise and sunset locations in Bali. Read Guide: Campuhan Ridge Walk – Ubud, Bali

3. Badulla, Sri Lanka By: eyesofthemoon


“Train from Colombo to Badulla. This is the most scenic train ride in the world, it will always remain in my memory.” Read Guide: 9 Arch Bridge – Ella, Sri Lanka

2. Old Bagan, Myanmar By: thehoodhippy


Sunrise over the temples of Old Bagan.

1. Zhangjiajie, China By: earthy_wanderer


Zhangjiajie National Park is China’s first National Park, and it is found in Hunan province in central China between Chongping and Changsa. They filmed Avatar in those mountains and that’s why it is so popular. Read Guide: Zhangjiajie National Park, China

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