In pictures: Trekking across Asia in search of adventures

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MOST travelers flock to Asia in search of warmer and greener pastures, an explosion of flavors, pristine white sand beaches, priceless history lessons, and a crash course on various cultures.

The truth is, Asia has so much more to offer, such as adventurous opportunities.

Due to its proximity to the equator, parts of Asia, such as Southeast Asia, offers a year-long tropical climate with lush jungles and intense landscapes all begging to be explored.

From rolling hills on small islands to peaks breaching the clouds, as well as towering active volcanoes and jagged limestone cliffs which line the beaches, Southeast Asia offers amazing views and an abundance of wildlife – if you knew where to find them.

Here are some places you should definitely be adding to your adventure travel bucket list:

Pattaya, Thailand: Parachuting

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Bali, Indonesia: Surfing

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Nam Song River, Laos: Kayaking

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Koh Phangan, Thailand: Scuba diving with bull sharks

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Mui Ne, Vietnam: Sandboarding

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Palawan, Philippines: Shipwreck diving

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Chiang Mai, Thailand: Cliff diving

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Boracay, Philippines: Kitesurfing

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Sabah, Malaysia: Climbing Mount Kinabalu

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Dalat, Vietnam: Canyoning

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