Cheapest Destinations in the World to Travel
There is a stigma around traveling that it is a luxury and can only be afforded by rich people. Well, that’s not exactly true, the world is insanely huge for us to explore every inch of it. There are places with different climates, different terrains, and different natural treasures. Similarly, there are places with different capitalistic rates, you can have sushi in America for $1 per piece but in Japan, you will be served several pieces for $1. The most common mode of travel within the countries of middle-east is via airplanes which cost hundredths of dollars but the same travel within the countries of Europe can be done via trains at a much cheaper price.
Here are some of the cheapest places according to the continents which can be visited when you’re on a budget:
Asia is known for its cheaper destinations because of the currency difference and some of the most beautiful natural sites. With the increase in the number of visiting backpackers, the countries are making efforts to provide more and more facilities for cheaper rates. You can rent a hostel room or hotel room at a much cheaper rate compared to the states.
Laos is a mesmerizing country in Asia, sharing borders with Thailand, Vietnam, and China. Kuang Si Caves & Waterfalls is one of the top attractions of the country. The caves nearby are a whole attraction that can be explored. The capital cities aren’t always touristic, but it’s not the case with Laos, Vientiane offers an essence of the post-colonial French architecture mixed with the Laotian. And just like Vientiane, many other cities of Laos have so much more to offer.
It is known for its surreal nature and tastiest street food, with a cherry on top of perfect weather. This country is a literal dream. You can do all touristic activities at such low prices. There are plenty of options for accommodations for travelers. Exploring the local villages of Vietnam will get the most out of the trip. A few of the very famous destinations are Sa Pa Valley Hike, Da Nang Beach, Cu Chi Tunnels, Halong Bay, Vinh Trang Pagoda, and much more.
A neighboring country to Laos and Vietnam, it is as beautiful as the others. Accommodations and food are very cheap in Cambodia, a few places can be a little bit dirty so you might have to look for other options. But the splendid attractions make up for the efforts. In case you are willing to spend a bit extra, you can get facilitated hotels just like in America but at less than half the price in the states.
It is another beautiful Southeast Asian country and one of the cheapest countries to explore. One might be tempted to climb Mount Everest but no, it will cost thousands of dollars. Instead, you can climb up other smaller hills for much cheaper rates via popular routes.
Last but not least in Asia, India offers all kinds of adventures at very cheap rates. The country is huge and populated, but that doesn’t make it non-touristic. As much as there is a different culture to explore in each state of the country, there is also nature to explore. Avoid the crowded metropolitan cities for good, you can visit Jaipur/Udaipur for some Rajasthani culture of West Bengal for some Bengali culture. But if you’re a nature enthusiast North Indian and East Indian states are the places for you to be for heavenly experiences.
Moving on to magical Europe, where you will find everything about history and beautiful architecture along with surreal natural sites. The clean and less populated cities will make you visit again and again because the prices are not to be worried about. You can visit almost any country in Europe on a budget by just avoiding the metropolitan cities which are overcrowded by tourists.
The country known for Dracula has various historical sites and some amazing parks and villages which can be explored easily and affordably. Fresh food is available at local restaurants at affordable prices. It is best to explore the country by taking long walks among the villages and local markets.
It is an underrated country to visit but it is a beauty. Everything is so cheap and the locals are welcoming. You will want to stay there for as long as you can and honestly if you have the time and resources, it will be a perfect idea. The local transport is easily accessible to the public at a low price.
Greece is a slightly costlier country due to the number of tourists it receives especially in the summer. Avoiding summer is the best idea if you’re on a budget. the beautiful beaches and seafood are worth all the money. It’s all about doing your research first and booking the cheap hostels and car rentals because, in touristic countries, people can easily fall into the trap of over-priced options when there are much cheaper ones available for the same facility.
- The Czech Republic
The colorful buildings of the country are a must-visit. The country rich in history attracts many tourists all year round. The local transport is also cheap, so you don’t have to worry about it. The local food is way cheaper than eating in lavish restaurants. The best part is the castles, tho they require an entry fee, you can decide the one which you would like to explore from the inside.
- Poland, Turkey, and Croatia
All three countries can be expensive and cheap at the same time. You need to do your research first to find the best price deals for accommodations and rentals etc. These countries are costlier than the ones mentioned above but they are as beautiful as any other. The mesmerizing natural sites are worth the money and will leave you many unforgettable memories.
The huge country is rich in culture, cuisine, nature, and warm people. The country is considered unsafe with a lot of crimes but honestly, that’s just a few areas that must be avoided apart from that it’s mostly. Transportation is cheap, but you may need to rent a car if your destinations are far as the country is big. Exploring a few cities in one direction would be a better idea to avoid the extra transportation costs.
You might be thinking that this is an expensive country but no it’s only expensive during the tourist peak times, otherwise, it is pretty affordable. The city offers numerous outdoor adventures as well as mesmerizing landscapes. Don’t forget to check the safety advisory by the government.
It is the place for every kind of enthusiast from history to food and even outdoor and indoor adventures, you can experience it all at very affordable prices.
- South Africa
The country offers a lot of nature to explore at very cheap rates. Even when it is full of tourists the prices don’t peak at all. However, managing transport and food can be a little hectic at times.
It is a vast country incorporating a lot of adventure for all at very low prices. From moon landscapes to sand dunes, experience the hot and deserted cultural regions of Namibia. A great vacation trip to escape the winters and land somewhere warmer, and learn things about the culture of Namibia from its people itself.