Facts About Travelling for Senior Citizens in Asia
Traveling is a way of bidding goodbye to the boring and monotonous life for sometimes and to rejuvenate and refresh life with enjoyment. Traveling is a time worthy (time-consuming) activity so the best time to plan long trips and tour is after retirement generally after the age of 60, whom we often refer as senior citizens. As Asia is the largest continent, it is composed of or consists of many countries. Different country means different people, different style of art and architecture. These unique features of these countries are referred to as places of interest. There are 43 countries in Asia. Asia has many tourist spots worth visiting which will remain and remembered as a pleasing memory for rest of the life. But before planning for a trip or tour it is very essential to gather basic detail like age, taste, etc of the travelers. In this article, we will particularly learn about the basic needs, taste, and preferences of senior citizens or senior people
Places Of Interest In Asia For Seniors
The belongings to the age group of 60 years and above are mostly retired officials and homemaker (in case of a female) seeks the company of a partner, family or friends for traveling. They like to travel in a group instead of traveling alone to make fun and enjoy every moment of life. The people of age 60 years and above, generally they prefer calm and peaceful place, places of scenic beauty, place of historical eminence, sea beaches, etc. Some such destinations are Bangkok in Thailand, Bali in Indonesia, Goa, Delhi, Punjab in India and many more.
Some spots that are worth visiting that soothes the eyes of the senior traveler (senior citizens) who travels in Asia are listed below:
1. Angkor Wat in Cambodia- Temple of Angkor
2. Phi Phi Island in Thailand- Seaside resort, beach and lagoons.
3. Taj Mahal in India- Monument, iconic domed Mughal mausoleum
4. Forbidden City - Palace in Beijing, China- sprawling palace and museum
5. Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE- 160 storied skyscraper
6. Tanah Lot in Bali, Indonesia- Island temple
Other places worth visiting are Osaka and Tokyo in Japan, Hong Kong in China, Seoul in South Korea, Philippines, and Singapore. Besides these, there are many spots of tourist attraction in India that are senior tourist friendly like Rajasthan, Kashmir, Kerala, and Orissa (known as a pilgrim's spot).
Some Facts That Adds To Our Awareness
Though, the retired person, over the aged or old person, in other words, senior citizens after their tough struggle in their working life, deserves a life of enjoyment and freedom. But too much freedom may cause harm to their health. So before planning a trip or sending them on a trip, it is necessary to perform a full body check up to know their health condition whether suitable for traveling or not. It is always advisable to contact a tour agent or guide especially for senior citizens. Last but not the least an adequate amount of medicines must be packed in the travel bag of the person to prevent physical and physiological changes while traveling.