Travelling around the world is one of the dreams for a lot of people but all dreams come at a cost and travelling around the world is surely a dream which demands to shed a few extra bucks. Does it mean that travellers like us who are on a shoestring budget cannot fulfil our dreams? Surely not. There are a lot of beautiful places around the globe which can be travelled on a tight budget and which surely do not cost a bomb.
Here, we will tell you about such cheap places to travel around the world.
1. Cambodia – $25/day
Cambodia is one of the best tourist destinations for travelers who are looking for cheap places to travel around the world. In Cambodia you can enjoy the luxury of living in 5-star hotels at the cost in which lodges are available in India. Moreover, the locals here are really welcoming and tourist-friendly people. The food here is super cheap and you can enjoy a heartfelt meal of noodles and chicken broth at a minimal cost. Cambodia is very famous for its temples and has as many as 72 temples. So, if you are one of those travellers who are interested in mythologies then, this is the place for you to visit.
2. Nepal – $28/day
Set in the lap of Himalayas, this Asian nation is heaven for tight on budget tourists. This little nation is full of mountain treks, dense plains of jungles, mountain top villages and what not. Apart from all these this small Asian nations also has as many as ten world heritage sites. Street food is super cheap here. Rooms for staying here are also available on a shoestring budget in Sauraha. The treks in Nepal are not worth missing as you get to enjoy stays in the traditional tea houses and feast on hot meals.
Meals: $5 – $10 per day. Some hostels provide breakfast
Accommodation: $5-$10 per night in a local guesthouse
Transportation: $10-$15 per person for a private car and driver split between 4 people, or a local bus ride between cities
SIM card with data: $3 for 1.25GB with 30-day validity. Yes, it is that cheap!
3. Vietnam – $30/day
Filled with scenic locations and super delicious food, Vietnam is hands down one of the best tourist destinations in the list of cheap places to travel around the world. In around 10 USD you can get a place to stay here along with food to fulfil your bellies, transport to travel around and a few beers to get into the mood of travelling.
The street food here is simply not worth missing. On a tight budget, you can have rice noodles prepared fresh along with salty broth.
Meals: $5 – $10 per day. Some hostels provide breakfast that consist of a baguette, fruit, and coffee
Accommodation: $5-$10 per night in a hostel
Transportation: $8-$15 for a motorbike for the day (prices may vary depending on the bike condition and your haggling skills) or for an intercity bus ticket
SIM card with data: $2 for 1.5GB with 30-day validity. Yes, it is that cheap!
4. Honduras – $28/Day
If the Maldives is your favorite honeymoon destination but budget has been a restraint then Honduras is the alternative for you to try. This perfect honeymoon destination for you is filled with white sand beaches and each day of a vacation here will cost just around 28 USD. Hotel rooms are available here at just around 10 USD. Moreover, if you have always wanted to learn Scuba diving but have never got the opportunity to learn it then here is your chance of a lifetime. Don the scuba gear with your partner and take the leap in the clear ocean waters as courses available here come at a really cheap price.
5. Armenia – $19/Day
If a lot of tourists is something which you want to avoid then this is the place for you to visit. Hidden in the Caucasus Mountains, this gem is still not infested by mass tourism. This doesn’t mean that this beautiful place has not got anything to offer. Armenia is filled with breathtaking wineries, beautiful ancient monasteries, landscapes and exotic mountains. The local delicacies of this place including the lip-smacking dolma and khorovats are also not worth missing and are a must-try. Apart from all this the oldest Cathedral in the world is also situated here in Etchmiadzin. (Also see Most Dangerous Tourist Destination around the world)
6. Serbia – $23/Day
If there is one secret that Europeans have kept preserved from the outer world then it is Serbia. This beautiful yet cheap place has so much to offer that you will be simply mesmerized. People here are super friendly and you will always be offered something when you meet them. The food here is something which you will not want to miss. Filled with national and international dishes the food here is simply amazing. Apart from the food, the nightlife of Serbia is something worth mentioning. You will find floating bars and clubs here on the banks of Danube River. The parties here are really wild and go on until the daybreak.
So, if travelling is your dream and budget is your restraint then the places on this list are something for you to try. These cheap places to travel around the world (Also check beautiful countries to travel in the world) are something which every budget backpacker will love.