Travel Guide To Asia Discover asia's most beautiful places

The Himalayas- The beautiful Himalayas are an astonishing 70 million years old. Theses mountains are home to fossils of sea creatures from 450 million years ago! There are over 110 peaks for you to overcome. The Himalayas are home to the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest. Mt. Everest is an amazing 29,029 feet tall. Venture to the top and experience an amazing view overlooking the mountain range.

Plateau of Tibet- It is located in the Great Rift Valley. The Tibetan Plateau is known to be the tallest plateau in the world. It stands at a height of 3 miles above sea level. Journey to the top and experience the beautiful landscape. It is home to the largest canyon in the world, Yarlung Zangbo with a depth of 3 miles. Journey through the "Roof of the World" and discover the wonderful treasures it holds.

Taklamakan Desert - The Taklamakan desert has over 96,000 miles for you to explore. This desert is the largest desert in China and also the most beautiful. Animals such as gazelles, wild boars, foxes, wild camel, siberian deer, and jerboas can be found. The Taklamakan desert is nicknamed the "Place of Ruins" or "Sea of Death". Come visit one of the largest deserts in the world to find what lies within the sands.

Gobi Desert - The Gobi desert is an amazing 500,000 square miles. The word Gobi means waterless place. It is the 5th largest desert in the world. The vegetation of this desert includes the Saxual tree, Saltwort, wild onions, desert shrubbery and grass. Explore the desert and find rare animals such as, snow leopards and Bactrian camels. The dunes are also believed to sing when the wind blows, visit today and find out.

North China Plain - The North China Plain covers 158,000 square miles. The plain is bordered by the amazing Yanshan Mountains and Taihang Mountains on the west. The Yellow River runs right through the middle of the plain and into the Bohai Sea. Majestic deciduous forests can be found on the northern an eastern parts facing the sea.

Yellow River - The Yellow River is unique because of its yellowish color. The river is yellow because of the color of the sediments and amounts of silt. This very unique river is good for all the tourist activities that revolve around it. Its the seventh longest river in China. Though if you wish to visit the Yellow River beware of the extreme flooding that may occur.

Yangtze River - The Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia and China. Its located in China. 3/4 of the river runs through mountains. If you travel to the Plateau of Tibet you will be able to see the source of the Yangtze. It is an important place in Chinese history, making it special to the Chinese people. You may also find the popular Stone Drum Village on the first bend of the river.

Bay of Bengal - The Bay of Bengal is the largest bay in the world at 1,000 miles wide. Numerous river system lead into the bay making it a great place for a vacation. It have 572 islands to explore. This bay also has a beautiful beach for you to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Dead Sea - The Dead Sea is also known as the "Sea of Salt". Its known to be Earth's lowest point. It lies in the Great Rift Valley. Its called the Dead Sea because it's so salty little or no life can live there. It has so much salt that you float on your own. Don't let the name Dead Sea fool you this is a beautiful place and great for relaxation

By: Cameron Grzych and Jessie Angle

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