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Vasco du Gama was the Portuguese explorer who successfully completed the first all-water route to get to India. He traveled around Africa to get to India.

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Q: Who was the first Portuguese explorer to find water route to Asia?
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What is Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama famous for?

a water trade route from Europe to India by sea.

Who first found the water route to India?

Vasco da Gama found an all water route to India. He was a Portuguese explorer born around 1460 in Sines, Germany.

In which direction did portuguese first sail to reach India?

A water route

What explorer set sail to fine a water route to the Far East?

Henrry Hudson was the first to sail to findd a water route to the far east

What explorer sailed around the southern tip of Africa to show that all water route to Asia was a possibility?

Bartolomeu Dias. Portuguese explorer who in 1488 led the first expedition to sail around the southern tip of Africa from the Atlantic and sight the Indian Ocean. Vasco da Gama was the first to reach India ten years later.

Who found a western sea route to Asia?

Vasco da Gama, a Portuguese explorer. In 1497, he sailed around the Cape of Good Hope into the Indian Ocean. He reached Calicit & Goa in India. Goa was a Portuguese colony for many centuries.

What is the first asian country european explorers reached by water?

India was the first Asian country European explorers reached by water. It was first reached by Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama.

What did Vasgo De Gama do?

Vasco da (, 1st Count of Vidigueira, was a Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India. The route meant that the Portuguese wouldn't need to cross the highly disputed Mediterranean nor the dangerous Arabia, and that the whole voyage would be made by sea.

The first asian country european explorers reached by water?

The first Asian country that the European explorers reached by water was India. The explorers was commanded by Portuguese explorer Dom Vasco da Gama.

Which explorer was able to find an all-water route to aisa?

It was Magellan.

Who was the first explorer to get to India using a water route?

It was Vasco Da Gama who reached India for the first time from the Indian Ocean in the fifteenth century. He established the sea route to one of Asia's richest country at that point of time.

Who discovered an all water route to India?

yes he was the first one to discover the route to India.what if he as the first to discover India.