Thinking about a winter tour? Well, pack your bags then. As I promised you earlier, this time I am going to take you to some of the amazing winter destinations of the world, which will definitely leave you numb out of surprise.

If you are a tour fanatic you won't be able to resist yourself from going to some of these unique and top tourist crowd pulling places to visit in the month of January. Have a look into some of them.

Cambodia

Since tourism is one of the lucrative businesses in the country after textile industry, throughout the year Cambodia is a hotspot for international and local tourists. During the winter seasons the primary attraction in Cambodia is its pleasant weather and its scenic natural beauty.

Transportation

Transportation was restored over here after a long time, since 2006. After a devastating civil war that literally damaged and disrupted the entire transportation facility in the country, it took a long time for the government to restore those damaged areas in Cambodia. The most popular and cheapest means of transport in Cambodia is phượng hoàng cổ trấn railways. There are both metre as well as narrow gauge rail routes available for connecting the main city with the southern parts of the city.

Primary areas of attraction

Kampot

Located in south Cambodia, it is the capital of Kampot province. This is situated at Praek Tuek Chhu River, which is located on the south east of the Elephant Mountains. This place is roughly around 5 Km. from the Thailand Gulf. The place is primary famous for French colonial architecture. Cambodia is well known to the eastern world because of its rich pepper that is exported throughout the world. Kampot is also famous for its fish sauce and durian.

Reason for Importance

This place is important because it is a base location to reach two important tourist destinations, which is one of the top places to visit in the month of January, Bokor Mountains and Damrei.

Bokor Hill Mountains

The primary reason for this place to attract international tourists because, there are a number of French colonial buildings that was constructed over here. In the early 1920's they were constructed as luxury resort for the colonial residents of the place. It was left deserted for a long period of time. The mystical silence and the grotesque natural beauty in this place is a primary reason for attracting the tourists in this place.

Currently a renovation process is still going on to make it more attractable for the local tourists.

How to reach here

Earlier transportation was a very big problem for almost all to reach this place. But now it is easy to connect Bokor Mountains via National Highway 3 that is closer to Kampot town. The mountain is known for its battered slopes and drainage systems for preventing the landslides that often becomes a reason of serious accident over there. This place is actually famous for Cambodian and foreign tourists.

Damrei Mountains

Known as Elephant Mountains it is an extension of the wet evergreen forests. The place is located in the south of Cambodia and the mountains located in the east of Bangkok in Thailand.

Major tourist attraction

The Phnom Bokor National Park is the major tourist attraction of this place. If at all you are coming here in the month of January, then it is the best time for tourism in the wet evergreen forests of Cambodia. Most of the international tourists come here because it is one of the top places to visit in the month of January. The winter is the best time to visit the exotic beauty of the Damrei Mountains. The highland plateaus and the summits of the Damrei Mountains fit the criteria of the best tourist spot to witness the great variety of the plant species and some spectacular waterfalls. During the rainy monsoon seasons these water falls are a spectacular specimen of natural beauty.

San Juan

Carribean islands are one of the prime destinations if you are looking for a short tour at a reasonable budget. The right place for tourism in this place is right from the end of April to the mid December. It is also one of the best places to visit in the month of January if you are planning to enjoy your winter holidays in peace and tranquillity, far from the busy noisy city life.

There are frequent and direct flights from United States of America. Since the economy is not a very costly one, this place is ideal for shopping, sightseeing and enjoying amazing cuisine dishes available in the restaurants of this place.

Reason of tourist attraction

Since you don't have to spend your dollars over here, most of the tourists consider this location as the budget friendly holiday destinations. The primary reason behind this is, there is no need of passport, if you are travelling here from America. In a way you are saving your passport cost.

Amazing foods

Are you a food fanatic? If you are, then make sure that this is the best place to offer you a diverse variety of multi cuisine dishes.

Reasonable accommodation cost

Accommodation over here is quite cheap. You are capable of enjoying the luxury hotels in this place at a very reasonable budget.

Convenient transportation

Road

The transportation network here is pretty good. Most of the routes that connect with the rest of the country are in good maintenance condition. Routes like RN40 that crosses from north to south and joins the Mendoza province and La Roja to this place.

The RN20 links San Juan with the city of Buenos Aires and Cordoba, whereas RN150 allows the connection of the country with the Chile.

For long distance transportation, weekly trips are available to connect this place from the rest of the other provinces. The modern bus terminal is the main hub in the city of San Juan. There are other important transport centres in San Jose de Jachal and in the city of Caucete. It takes 17 to 18 hours for reaching Bueonos Aries. The public transportation also includes private taxis and public taxis too within the town to make a tour more interesting.

Airways

There are daily flight services to Buenos Aires from Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport.

Phuket

None can be as exotic and beautiful than Phuket if you are selecting it as one of the best tourist destinations. Apart from the golden beaches, beach shacks and mind blowing water sports, this is a place where you can also find an exotic nightlife. If you have plans to visit here, then this is one of the top tourist crowd pulling places that you must in the month of January with your 'newlywed beloved' or dating partner. Because, Phuket has beach, old towns during the colonial period, amazing winter sports and many more to rejuvenate your honeymoon with your love.

If you are visiting this place with your love interest, you are going to enjoy your holiday tour with your partner.

Reason for tourist attraction | Phuket

Located in the west coast of Thailand in Andaman Sea, Phuket is connected by the Sarasin Bridge to Phang Nga province to the north. The next nearest province is Krabi. It is located on the east coast of Phang Nga Bay.

Having an areas of 576 square kilometres, it is somewhat less than Singapore. Phuket is known to the international and local tourists as one of the top and best places to visit in Thailand during the month of January because of its amazing tourist destinations.

Despite being a victim of a devastative massive earthquake in 2004, prior to its tropical monsoon climate, Phuket is a well-known to the tourists. Some major tourist attractions in this place are:

Old Phuket Town

Old Phuket town is a centre for tourist attraction because of the Sino Portuguese buildings on both sides of the street. There are numerous old buildings that has been converted into shops, hotels, restaurants and museums.

Patong Beach

Referred to as the beach town on Phuket's west coast, this is one of the main tourist resorts well as a center of Phuket's nightlife and shopping. It has become a popular tourist destination for the Europeans primarily because of its exotic nightlife.

Prior to that many modern hotels and resorts sprang up nearer to Patong beach.

Phi Phi

Located between the large islands of Phuket and the west Strait of Malacca coast, the islands are the administrative part of Krabi province.

Reason for tourist attraction

Primarily Phi Phi is a honeycomb nectar for the European and American tourists because of its amazing underwater adventure. Apart from scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and other marine recreational activities, this place is famous for some of its amazing tourist adventure too. Earlier in the 1990's people used phượng hoàng cổ trấn to come here for adventure tourism. But now, Phi Phi is internationally recognized destination for amazing beach fun and winter holidays.

Tourists those who have plans for night stay in this place, usually stay in Maya Bay and sleep in a tent for spending a night.

Mode of transportation available

Being one of the best tourist destinations, Phuket has a very convenient mode of transportation.

Airways

If it is about availing the airways, then you need to know that Phuket International Airport is the easiest way to connect Thailand from various foreign international airports. The flight connectivity from Phuket to the foreign international airports are very convenient and easy.

Road

Songthaews are the most common mode of road transport in Phuket. They are cheap and if you want to visit different towns of Phuket, then this is your ultimate option. There are conventional busses and motorbike taxis available too to make your tourism more memorable. There are traditional tuk-tuks available in Phuket. Tuk-tuks are one of the rare and most traditional mode of transport in Phuket.

The 2 BKS bus terminal in Phuket is one of the most available and convenient mode of transport in Phuket. If ever you are trying to reach this place, make sure you don't forget the bus service in Thailand. Most of these busses are smoke free. In order reduce the air pollution, this is a recent measure that has been adopted by the Government of Thailand.

These busses cover long-distances that connects Bangkok with the other major Thai cities and provinces. This is another reason why most of the tourists visit some of these top travelling places in Thailand during the month of January.

If you have plans to visit any of these places make sure you start planning for this trip well before, or else you won't be able to get the best rates of the season on your air ticket and hotel bookings. If possible hire a local tourist guide if you are not so acquainted with the Thai language. It will help you to understand the important of every places you travel.

The author Prithu Sarkar, of this article is an avid travel blogger, who is solely aspired to give you the exotic taste of some of the best tourist destinations of India as well as abroad. Visit on to his lonewandererprithu.blogspot.in for more such travel and tourism related blogs .