Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface
area and comprises 30% of its land area. With approximately 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world's current human population.
The most populated country in Asia is People's Republic of China with more than 1.3 billion inhabitants
(in 2012) which are 19% of the world total population.
China has become one of the world's hottest inbound and outbound tourist markets.
It is the third most visited country in the world with more than 56 million visitors a year (2010).
Beijing is China's most popular tourist destination.
India is the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world.
Tourism in India is economically important and is growing rapidly contributing 6.6% of the nation's GDP (2012).
Japan has the world's tenth-largest population, with over 126 million people.
It is a major economic and political power and a leading nation in scientific research which has the world's third-largest economy by nominal GDP.
Tourism in Japan attracted 13.4 million foreign visitors in 2014.
Tourism is a major economic factor in Thailand, in Southeast Asia, contributing
an estimated 6.7% to Thailand's GDP (2007). Time magazine reported that Bangkok was identified as the most visited city in the world by the 2013.
In the Middle East, the ancient Jewish country of Israel was reborn in 1948, two thousand years after it was destroyed by the Roman Empire.
Today, Israel is a Jewish and Democratic State which has the highest standard of living in the Middle East and
the third highest in Asia, and among the highest life expectancies in the world.
We invite you see some of our trip routs of the beautiful places we visited in Asia.
Trip B05: China-Thailand. The trip duration is 19 days (18 nights) with 5 flights and driving distance of about 170 km.
Trip B15: Israel. The trip duration is 16 days (15 nights) with driving distance of about 1,300 km.