Have you decided where to go when the world opens again after the COVID? Well, probably this is the time to decide. And while deciding, one of the most important things to consider is your budget. Traveling should not be expensive. Fortunately, the world has plenty of cheap travel destinations. You simply need some time to dig in to find the ones that suit your budget.

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Best Cheapest Travel Destinations

If you want to enjoy your vacation without breaking the bank. We have compiled a list of most recommended travel destinations that you can visit on budget.

1.Fiji

You must be wondering about Fiji to be on the list of cheap travel destinations. It is common to think of Fiji to have expensive resorts, food, or services. But that is not true. Fiji has a lot of comparatively cheap and affordable places. Although there are many expensive resorts, it is not a place to break your bank.

Fiji is comprised of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. Viti Levu and Vanua Levu are its two main islands. And for some privacy, you can find more secluded places, for sure. Here you will find budget accommodation, food with cheap flights. Another good thing about Fiji is that it is one of the best cheap travel destinations for honeymooners.

Why Visit Fiji?

Budget:

Certainly, budget is the main reason to spend your next budget vacation in Fiji. Regarding accommodation, in the peak season, you will find a bed for $35 to $55 FJD, whereas a single private room and shared bathroom will cost you between $197 FJD a night ( 1FJD = 0.49$ ). And if you want to go for an Airbnb shared room, it will cost you around $53 FJD a night and $328 FJD for the whole apartment.

You will find roadside food, meat, or veggie dishes, in Fiji for $30 FJD. A buffet is also a good option here, costing around $85 FJD for dinner and a domestic beer for $6.50 FJD. The cooking option is always open that will cost you $65 to $109 FJD for a weekly grocery.

Safety:

Another legit reason to visit Fiji is its safe and relaxed environment. But, like any other destination, be mindful of pickpocketing and be vigilant about your belongings, particularly at the beach. You will find people approaching you to sell marijuana or prostitutes, which are illegal. Simply decline them and walk away.

Also, avoid bad weather and cyclones and avoid visiting Fiji from November to April. The best thing you could do for your safety is to buy travel insurance. This will protect you from any loss, injury, illness, theft, or even cancellations.

Activities:

Whitewater Rafting:

If you want to have one of the most exciting water activities, pick Fiji. This place gives an excellent adventure-filled day. The waterfalls in Viti Levu are perfect for both professionals and beginners. Water rafting and Kayaking along the mangroves are some of the best water activities to do in Fiji. It is good to combine whitewater rafting and Kayaking to have an affordable deal.

Surfing:

If you want to experience the best-surfing sites, visit Lighthouse Rights or Cloud break in Fiji. But remember, if you are a beginner, you should avoid these and go to Sigatoka. Here waters are calmer. For windsurfing and kitesurfing, the Mamanuca Islands are the best places.

Best Places To Visit In Fiji

Explore Buoma National Heritage Park:

On the Northern side of Taveuni island, Buoma national park is one of the best cheap travel destinations. Mesmerizing waterfalls, forested trails for hiking, and swimming pools, all these describe the beautiful island of Fiji.

Garden Of Sleeping Giant:

Covering over 50 acres of land, there are tropical flowers, orchids, and exotic plants. A huge lily pond and forest in the sleeping giant’s garden are worth visiting places in Fiji.

*Capital of Levuka:

The original capital of Fiji between 1874-1883 was Levuka. This place is perfect for those who are looking for a relaxing afternoon. This place has a few marvelous British colonial architectures that are worth watching. This is just the right place for you to enjoy a secluded and quiet day surrounded by mountains.

2.Cambodia

Although you could think of the whole region, Cambodia is one of the most favorite destinations among tourists coming to South East Asia. Not only it is affordable, but also beautiful. And people here are warm-hearted and welcoming.

Why Visit Cambodia:

Budget:

The prices are surprisingly low, such as you can find a private and air conditioner room for just $20 whereas rooms in hostels, the prices begin from $4. Speaking of guesthouse rooms, you can get one between $15 to $20.
And if you want to enjoy street food, you can get it for only $2! And the restaurants offering western food will cost you $5 to $15.

To roam around the city, you can find a local ride in just a few dollars. You can take Tuk-tuks, but it is preferable to set a price in advance. You can also get a bus for below $20.

Safety:

Cambodia is also a safe place to travel. But petty theft is quite common here. Also, motorbike vendors can charge you a higher fare for any damage to their bike. You should be watchful of them, but this is a safe place overall. Stay away from people involved in drinking, sex tourism, or drugs. Otherwise, people here are very helpful and nice, so you will not be in trouble while getting around.

Always make sure to keep copies of your documents, like ID and passport. And share your itinerary with your loved ones to let them know about your location. Don’t forget to buy travel insurance; it will save you.

Activities:

Relax and Unwind In Beach Town ‘Kep’:

Apart from affordable prices, Cambodia is a hub of the beautiful scenic view. Kep, a beach town, is ideal for relaxing and unwinding. As its beaches are empty with no activity, you will love chilling around here for some days. Kep is also famous for pepper crabs.

Jungle Trekking:

For trekking, Koh Kong is the right place. It is a city around the Thai border. The white sandy beaches are famous among travelers to spend some relaxed moments of your travel. Here spending the night is illegal, so find tour operators that can find you day trips.

Best Places To Visit In Cambodia:

Mountain Temple of Prasat Preah Vihear:

This beautiful mountain temple is a bone of contention with Thailand, Cambodia’s neighbor. You should expect a price of $10. Although it is not easy to visit this temple but trust me, nothing will happen. The experience is worth it!

The Floating Villages:

Visiting floating villages will be a unique experience for you. You will find three floating villages in the country. The base of these houses is bamboo stilts. You will always see boats filled with people selling food or trinkets or merely hanging out. Tourists mostly visit Chong Khneas village; however, you will not have a chance to interact with the local community. Most of the tours will cost you a minimum of $15 per person.

Pepper Farms Of Kampot:

On your way to Kep, outside the city of Kampot, there are vast and beautiful pepper farms. Most of the Southern side of Cambodia is pepper fields. Here you can gain a huge knowledge about the pepper, its history, and the process of growing pepper. Tours to pepper farms are generally free of cost, but you have to arrange the transportation!

3.Central America

Central America is a recommended place if you love to explore ancient ruins and jungle surf. Central America is between the Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean and comprises seven countries, i.e., Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Given the safety, beauty, history, and affordability, this region is one of the best cheap travel destinations amongst tourists.

El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala are cheap destinations in Central America.

Why Visit Central America:

Budget:

Most of the hotels here cost around $15 a night, meals are as low as $3, while the beer will cost you less than a dollar. Whereas other Central American destinations such as Costa Rica, Panama or Belize, are expensive ones. You will need to spend approximately $40 to $60 a day.

The rainforests here are home to unexplored wildlife and Mayan ruins for history lovers. The beaches here are best for surfing; the reefs perfect for diving. The cheap accommodation, transport, food, and beautiful flora and fauna make it the top choice among travelers. Check our guide about how to travel for cheap on budget to learn how to prepare your next trip by avoid extra charges and services you won’t use while traveling for less.

The price is the first concern for any traveler. So, a hostel room in the cheap Central American countries will cost you around $5 to $15, whereas a private bed for $15 to $30 with a private bathroom. Besides hostels, guesthouses or hotels are the most affordable options to stay with $25 a night on average. They offer a private room and bathroom coupled with breakfast. Going for Airbnb shared accommodation, you will need to pay nearly $10 a night and get the whole apartment for $40.

The roadside restaurants are super cheap. You should expect to spend nearly $5 for a meal. The cheap food option is to have empanadas, i.e., fried pastries with cheese, meat, or potatoes, for $0.50. Want to cook yourself? Shop at the local market and get groceries for $15 to $20 for the whole week!

Safety:

Although Central America is a safe place to spend vacations, you will need to take a few precautions. There are a few places that you should avoid vising at night, particularly in big cities.

To ensure your safety, don’t go to isolated places and avoid night buses that can be highly prone to robberies. Also, avoid wearing flashy items, and keep your belongings to you during public transit, especially in chicken buses. If your taxi driver or hotel seems shady, simply get out. Stay away from drugs.
Again, buy travel insurance, keep copies of your documents, and let your loved ones know about your location.

Activities:

Go or Learn Diving!

The seashores of Central America have limitless coral reefs. And this is the reason diving here is world-famous. The crystal-clear waters and a huge number of colorful fish will leave you in awe. If you compare diving here with the Caribbean, this place is cheap and affordable. For diving in Central America, consider Belize, Panama, and Honduras. A two-tank dive here will cost you around $50 to $100. If you have plenty of time, learn diving for a few hundreds of dollars!

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving:

For a long sailing trip, the San Blas Islands, an archipelago in Panama, is the right place. You will find plenty of wildlife and seascapes to view. These islands are also a good spot for scuba diving and snorkeling in Central America. For a four to five-day cruise, you will need to pay $500.

Volcano Boarding:

Cerro Negro is a good opportunity for tourists to experience volcano boarding a young and active volcano. Here, you will take an hour to hike up the volcano. The whole activity will cost you around $30.
Best Places To Visit In Central America:

Preserved Colonial Sites:

Antigua, Guatemala, is one of the perfectly preserved colonial sites, and of course, the favorite travelers’ hotspot. You will find many restaurants, pubs, hostels, and coffee shops. And if you want to stay for a longer time, Spanish schools are there to take care of you!

Coffee Plantations:

We all know how a coffee taste, but very few of us know where it comes from. Visiting the coffee plantation in Panama is an excellent experience. You can see the coffee plantation procedure, how it is grown, picked, and then ground. A big bonus? Pick fresh -and tasty- coffee at a huge discounted price.

4.China

Yes, you heard me right. China is one of the best cheap travel destinations you could find in Asia. Although not the super-cheap, you will not have to go out of your budget while traveling to China. Although you can find some good affordable options in the cities, for an exciting and cheapest visit, make sure you get off the beaten path and go deeper inside China.

China has a distinct culture as well as the home of many contrasts. It will offer you growing metropolises such as Shanghai. Beijing, or Hong Kong. On the other hand, the beautiful mountain ranges, rivers, valleys, and unending plains will leave you mesmerized. This country offers cheap travel options and is rich in history, cultures, ethnicities, and cuisines.

Why Visit China?

Budget:

Speaking of accommodation in smaller cities, if you are with your friends, you will need to pay 30 CNY for an 8 to 10-bed dorm. And 110 CNY for a private room (1CNY=0.15$). In big cities like Beijing and Hong Kong, be ready to pay 80 CNY for 8 to the 10-bed dorm and pay higher than 110 CNY for private bed and bathroom.

For basic hotel room accommodation, prices will start from 75 CNY a night in smaller cities. A good thing about budgeted hotels is that they include heat or AC, bathroom, TV (Chinese stations only), and a kettle coupled with Chinese breakfast. Remember, Airbnb is less common in rural or interior China but common in big cities costing between 175 to 750 CNY. The cost varies per the accommodation type and city.

The food here is cheap. You can have a street meal, such as noodles, pork bun, soup, or rice, from 7 to 14 CNY. At the same time, a full Chinese meal from a restaurant will cost you around 15 to 54 CNY. So, as opposed to the big cities, food in Southwestern and Western China will cost you less than 35 CNY a day.

Safety:

China is a full surveillance country and safe to visit and travel. Petty theft is rare in China, but travel precautions are always there to take. Secure your valuables in hidden pockets. Petty thefts occur only when the travelers are not mindful of their belongings.

Ensure you know your price estimates before going to a market. Local markets or stores might charge you high, so knowing prices beforehand is necessary. Also, scams are very common here, especially those who ask to practice English with you.

You will find traffic a bit challenging here. While crossing looks both ways. Make sure you use marked taxis with fixed prices and stay away from illegal taxis! Moreover, avoid drugs here as punishment for drugs are very severe in China.

Activities:

Unwind In Macau:

The ‘Las Vegas of Asia’, Macau is fun yet one of Asia’s best cheap travel destinations. Being a Portuguese colony 300 years before, there is a blend of Chinese and Portuguese cultures. Also, being a ‘special administrative area’, Macau is an autonomous mainland in China. The best thing here is the world’s highest bungee jumping point (233 meters).

Cuisine:

Being a huge country, China has diverse food choices. You can enjoy all four Chinese cooking styles as Sichuan, Shanghai, Beijing, and Cantonese. During your trip to Sichuan or Hunnan, try spicy food there. Moreover, salty food items like picked vegetables and dried meat are not to miss.

Free Walking Tour:

All of the major cities offer you a wide variety of walking tours. Most of these tours are free. If you want to learn more about China’s history, take walking tours in Shanghai, Beijing, Xi’an, Hong Kong, and other cities. You will find many companies online offering these types of tours during your visit.

Best Place To Visit China:

Generally, tourist sites are cheap in China. Even a visit to the Great Wall of China or Forbidden City will cost you approximately below 45 to 60 CNY. For smaller activities, sites, and temples, it will cost you around 20 CNY. However, hiking and a few outdoor activities such as visiting Jade Dragon Snow Mountain or Jiuzhai Valley will cost you around 200 CNY.

The Forbidden City:

The famous tourist site, the Forbidden City, in Beijing, is spread over 175 acres. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This city served as the imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. The Museum has several artifacts from these dynasties and teaches a lot about China’s history.

The Silk Road:

The road dates back to over 2000 years and is a visiting site for tourists. Visitors interested in going off the main trail can visit the unofficial route. As there is no official way, you can find the track along the traditional route. While visiting the Silk Road, Mogao Caves in Dunhuang are worth watching.

Tibet- ‘Roof of the World’

Tibet, the famous spot for travelers, is also called the ‘Roof of the World’. For a unique adventurous tour, Tibet is a perfect place.

5.India

India has always gained one of the best cheap travel destinations globally. Although a cheap destination, India is very rich in history and culture and has tremendous religious diversity. The people here are helpful and friendly. Here you will find countless options of dramatic landscapes, delicious cuisine, and adventure with breaking your bank.

Why Visit India?

Budget:

India is incredibly cheap unless you decide to spend money luxuriously and book five-star hotels and prefer eating Western meals only. It is easy to spend your day in $30 in India if you stay in cheap hotels and avoid Western food. Since accommodation is cheap here, you can spend a night for as low as $1.
To spend a night in a guesthouse in Delhi, will cost you around $38, whereas $23 a night in Agra in a homestay.

Transportation is also incredibly cheap in India. Uber (and other local versions or Uber) will cost you around $7 an hour to drive across Delhi. Most of the rides will cost you one or two dollars. You should expect to spend $13 a day on average on transportation. Food is also diverse and a good value for money. You can spend around $3 to $4 per meal.

Safety:

India is certainly a safe country. Violent crimes against foreigners don’t exist, but petty thefts do exist. You can expect pickpocketing in highly crowded places such as bus stands or train stations. So, keep your belongings with you tightly and be vigilant.

Activities:

Paragliding:

If you want to glide through the soundless wind in midst of mesmerizing mountains, paragliding in Solang Valley is the place. The best time to paraglide in Solang Valley is April to December (when the day is sunny and clear). This activity will cost you around 600 to 1800 INR.

Skiing and Snow Scooter Ride:

Manali is one of the best winter hill stations in Indi with numerous tourist activities. During winters, taking a ride on a snow scooter in Manali, Solang Valley is a fun-filled experience. Apart from riding a snow scooter, skiing is also significant and worth trying during winters.

Taj Mahal:

Your visit to India will remain incomplete if you miss out on visiting historical sites such as the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. Taj Mahal, located in Agra, is a palace built by Mughal emperor Shajahan to mark the tomb of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The entire palace is made up of ivory-white marble and took 10 years to complete. Taj Mahal is also declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Best Place To Visit In India:

Alleppey- The Venice of the East:

Because of its breathtaking countryside, lagoons, and beautiful waterways, Alleppey is known as the East’s Venice. If you want to cruise around slowly in houseboats, there can be no better destination than Alleppey.

Savarkut, Maharashtra:

Savarkut is an offbeat tourist spot famous for its beautiful mountains and peaceful atmosphere. The place offers numerous adventurous activities such as white water rafting and Kayaking. The place is 134 km away from Mumbai to reach here via a cab.

6.Portugal

Not entire Europe is expensive or equal when it comes to budget traveling. That being said, Portugal is one of the best cheap travel destinations in Europe. Its beautiful beaches, incredible cliffs, tasty food, wine, and stunning historic architecture attract tourists. Although Lisbon has become more populated in recent years, it still retains its natural beauty and charm.

Why Visit Portugal:

Budget:

The accommodation in Portugal is quite affordable, particularly in hotels. Most of the dorm rooms will cost you 10 EUR a night. Whereas for private hostel rooms you need to pay 40 EUR. A double room in a two-star hotel will cost you 35 EUR, and if you want to pick a shared room, it will cost you 15 EUR through Airbnb. You can also consider staying at family-run inns for a super cheap accommodation option.

Food in Portugal is also cheap. Snacks, bakeries are only for 2 EUR, and sandwiches, fast food, and light meals will cost you 7 EUR. Even a dine-in meal with drinks is very affordable for around 18 to 20 EUR. Always travel with this recommended cheap European airlines for a low tickets fares and save extra cash you can spend in memories and food.

Many tourists shop groceries for 30 to 35 EUR a week and prefer cooking themselves to save extra money. You can get vegetables, chicken, or other basic food items.

Not only food and transportation, but activities are also very affordable. Visiting museums and UNESCO world heritage sites will cost you nearly 6 to 11 EUR as entrance fees. And if you want to have wine tours, you need to pay 50 EUR for an entire day tour.

Safety:

Whether you are a solo traveler or with a group, Portugal is a safe country to visit. The worst thing that can happen is petty theft, like pickpocketing. Violent crimes or attacks are not common here. While being in busy streets, buses, or using a metro, be careful about your belongings.

Buying travel insurance is a wise step. It will protect you from loss, injury, or cancellations. And again, keep copies of your travel documents.

Activities:

Fado Performance:

Portugal’s musical culture is an open secret of its fame. Fado is a Portuguese tradition and dates back to nearly 200 years. It is highly emotional and very haunting music sung by a person. Like you have seen in the movies, most of the music has a loss and sorrow theme. Usually, these performances are held in restaurants at night or during dinner.

Watersports:

The silver coast, Aveiro, is 45 miles south of Porto, a UNESCO world heritage site. This is a small town built on canals, also called the Venice of Portugal. For windsurfing and surfing, this place is ideal for such experiences.

Eat Pastéis de Nata:

Pastéis de Nata is a Portuguese pastry. This delicious pastry is worth trying, and you can find it in any local bakery. If you want to experience authentic Portuguese food, don’t miss eating Pastéis de Nata.

Best Places To Visit In Portugal:

City of Braga:

Braga’s city offers many religious monuments, and the most famous one is Bom Jesus Sanctuary. Praça da Republica, the main square, connects the old and new city. The oldest temple in Portugal is also worth watching.

Abbey Of Santa Maria:

Visiting the Abbey of Santa Maria is an exciting experience. This is Europe’s largest building from the Cistercian order. There, you are free to wander around and explore the building yourself. This huge building has seven dormitories, five cloisters, a huge kitchen, and a library. You can visit the church free of cost, but you will need to pay 6 EUR for the monastery.

The Edge of Europe:

Stand on the edge of Europe, the most southwestern side of the European continent is Cape Sagres.

7.Australia

Although Australia is famous for being an expensive destination, it can turn out to be one of the cheap travel destinations if you know a few tips and tricks. Several work exchange options, Couchsurfing hosts, or cheap groceries make this country an inexpensive travel destination.

Why Visit Australia?

White sand beaches, rainforests, and the Great Barrier Reef are a must to Australia’s experience. Moreover, Opera House and Sydney’s Harbor Bridge are man-made icons that attract tourists worldwide. Above all, Australia is not quite high-end to visit.

Budget:

The stay at hostels in Australia begins at 20 AUD a night, and the prices, in big coastal cities, can go up to 40 AUD. Share rooms with double beds can cost you 80 to 100 AUD. Big chain hotels will charge you around 200 AUD. Many tourists opt for camping (their tents), which is a super cheap option and costs nearly 15 to 30 AUD a night. If you want to stay in a private room with Airbnb, it will cost you 85 AUD a night.

In general, the food is not very cheap here. A usual restaurant will cost your 20 AUD minimum. You can have quick snacks for 8 to 10 AUD. Indian and Asian restaurants offer the best value meals under 10 AUD. You can eat a filling meal at very affordable rates.

Activities here are a bit pricy, though. As you can adjust the accommodation and food, set a big chunk of your budget for activities. Remember, multiple activities in a day will cost you higher, usually around 400 to 540 AUD. A day visit to the Great Barrier Reef will cost around 230 AUD. However, walking tours can be affordable, around 50 AUD. You can also make day visits to wine regions for nearly 150 AUD.

Save money in Australia:

As the accommodations are expensive, going for Couchsurfing hosts is a nice money-saving option. In this option, along with having a place to stay, a local host will tell you which places to visit. Speaking of exchange options, many hostels allow travelers to work for their room. For instance, to sleep for free, they need to clean for a few hours a day. We suggest to check our guide about the best tips to save money while traveling that will learn you how to save extra cash with easy hacks.

The booking tour package makes Australia one of the best cheap travel destinations. Many activities and tours eat a large chunk of your budget. It is advisable to book your tour in packaged deals to have discounts. To save money on food items, you can shop for groceries from the cheapest market and cook yourself. Whereas for transportation, consider car share.

Safety:

Australia is also very safe for solo and group travelers. Even as a female solo traveler, this destination is very safe. You won’t experience any violent attack, and the people here are nice and helpful. While traveling to big cities, take standard safety measures as you would take anywhere.

Activities:

Surfing:

Australia is world-famous for surfing. The Gold Coast near Brisbane is the best place to learn surfing. Perth, Noosa, and Bondi Beach are excellent alternatives to the Gold Coast. If you want to learn surfing, it can cost you around 65 AUD.

Hiking:

Tasmania is a famous place for hiking in Australia. Scenic bays, adventurous hikes, and small towns offer an excellent hiking experience. Wineglass Bay is the most famous bay among others.

Sailing Trip:

Sailing through sand islands in Australia is one of its own kind of experience. Whitehaven Beach has some of the postcard-perfect views. Here you can visit resorts and campsites on a budget.

Best Places To Visit In Australia

Visit the Daintree Rain Forest:

Trekking through the world’s oldest rainforest is challenging and adventurous. The waterfalls, wildlife, dense forest, and mountains make up a perfect hiking experience. To enjoy peace, head towards Cape Tribulation. Here be careful of jellyfish when you go swimming here.

The Outback:

A trip to the outback completes your tour to Australia. Here you can see valleys, crocodiles, red deserts, and lakes. While visiting Western Australia and the Red Center, you can find Crocodile Dundee. Kakadu, Karijini National Park, and Litchfield National Park are not to miss places.

8.Thailand

Our list of the best cheap travel destinations is incomplete without mentioning Thailand. It is the heart of budget traveling destinations in Southeast Asia. You can easily get around for $25 to $30. Thailand is the most visited country in Southeast Asia for many legitimate reasons, such as beaches, jungles, beauty, and food. Here you can find private rooms and nice food at affordable prices. Everything in Thailand is easy and convenient.

Why Visit Thailand?

Budget:

Accommodation in Thailand is very cheap; the northern side is way cheaper than the southern islands and Bangkok. The cheap guesthouses offer 300 THB a night and 200 THB on the rural side. If you want to get a nice air-conditioned room, it will cost you 600 THB a night. Dorm rooms in Thailand are not very expensive and will cost you around 100 to 150 THB a night. Moreover, you can also take advantage of Airbnb for cheaper accommodation.

Speaking of food, it is cheap. For as low as 20 THB, you can have nice and filling street food. And if you stick to the street food, in one day, you will spend around 130 to 170 THB. Whereas, western food is expensive and will cost you from 170 to 340 THB. Given the super cheap food, travelers usually don’t do grocery shopping.

For activities, you need to set a budget. For a day tour, depending on the activities, you should expect to pay 500 to 1,200 THB. Visits to national museums and parks cost around 50 to 100 THB. It is wise to book your activities and tours beforehand and negotiate the package price. The low cost of living make Thailand one of the best countries to live in for digital nomads.

Safety:

Like other destinations on the list, Thailand is also a quite safe country for tourists. Here too, you will not find violent attacks. But bag snatching and petty theft are common. You can expect some common scams such as unmetered taxis; however, it is a safe place for the most part. You should stay away from drugs and drinking.

Stay away from shady taxi shady drivers and hotels. Share your itinerary with your family, buy travel insurance and keep copies of your travel documents.

Activities:

The Full Moon Party:

The full moon party in Thailand is best suited for party lovers. This party is filled with dancing, drinking, and drugs on the beach. In this huge festival-like party, every bar runs its music. There you will find people on the beach selling alcohol, fire dancers, and glow-in-the-dark face painting booths.

The Scuba Diving In Similan Islands:

Scuba diving is a famous water activity in Thailand, given its crystal clear waters. If you want to learn scuba diving, the cheapest way is to learn it on Ko Tao’s island. This island typically caters for diving trips. You can go diving in entire Thailand, but the Similan Islands have the best diving. Here you can witness plenty of fish, reef houses, Elephant Head Rock, rays, turtles, and snappers. A day trip here begins at 3,700 THB.

Best Places To Visit In Thailand:

The Royal Palace and Wat Pho

The grand palace of Thailand is a historical place built at the end of the eighteenth century. Several temples, such as Wat Pra Kaeo, have fifteenth-century Emerald Buddha. While Wat Pho is tourists’ spot for two attractions: the golden reclining Buddha statue and massage school.

Khao Sok National Park:

In southern Thailand, Khao Sok National Park is famous for trekking, camping, cooling rivers and lakes. When trekking through the Khao Sok National Park, you will find huge wildlife, walking trails, and breathtaking sunsets. To enter the park, you will need to pay 200 THB.

The Tropical Islands:

Thailand has beautiful tropical islands. Some are over-crowded, while others have hardly one or two bungalows. Ko Phi Phi, Phuket, and Ko Samui are famous islands with incredible beauty and beaches. If you visit Thailand, these islands are must-visit places.

9.Ukraine

Ukraine, a beautiful country in Eastern Europe, is a famous and one of the best cheap travel destinations. It offers far cheaper rates than Western Europe. It is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes, historical landmarks, buildings, and fewer crowds. This place offers tons of fun loaded with a good travel experience. People are good here, so you enjoy your time exploring nearly every corner of Ukraine!

Why Visit Ukraine?

Budget:

Ukraine offers quite affordable rates when it comes to accommodation. Hotel rates for a six to ten-bed dorm typically start from 170 to 340 UAH, $ 6 to $12. You will find free Wi-Fi and a kitchen in most of the hostels. At the same time, a private room starts at 560 UAH.

Recommended places to visit are budget hotels that start from 560 UAH. If you go cheaper than this, the place will be quite gross. So, avoid that. But yes, budget hotels usually don’t have amenities.

Airbnb is easily available in big cities with private rooms for 391 UAH a night and 700 UAH for the whole apartment. You can go wild camping with a plot costing you nearly 150 UAH.

Food is also cheap and tasty! On traditional cuisines, you should expect the maximum cost of around 145 UAH. While a three-course traditional meal will cost you around 300 UAH. Fast food will cost nearly 100 UAH per meal.

Safety:

Ukraine is a safe country to visit as it is a less crowded country. Petty theft and crimes are not common. As long as you protect your belongings in crowded places or public transport, you won’t experience any issue.

Beware of credit card scams and use only ATMs in banks, not the random ones. While renting a car, be very careful and follow the traffic rules. Don’t forget to wear seat belts and drive within speed limits. Also, avoid going alone during the night. Take other important precautions as you would do in any place, such as buying travel insurance and keep your loved ones informed about your location.

Activities:

Skiing:

Given Ukraine’s snowy and chilly winters, there is a great opportunity to experience budget-friendly skiing. You will find numerous resorts offering skiing for only 332 UAH. If you want to ski in Europe on a budget, Ukraine is the right place.

Hiking:

The magical chain of mountains has some of the best meadows, forests, and villages, make the perfect trail for hiking in eastern Europe. And if you are a swimmer, lakes are all there for you. Hiking up to the peak of Hoveral unleashes some of the best views.

Best Places To Visit In Ukraine:

National Chernobyl Museum:

You must have heard of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl in 1986 when the nuclear plant had a meltdown. But now, after decades, nuclear radiations are weak enough that people can make a short visit to the abandoned town. This tour will cost you around 3,100 UAH.

Lutsk Castle:

The castle is located in Lutsk and was built in the 14th century. These archeological remains echo the history of sieges and attacks such as Casimir the Great in 1349 and Jogaila in 1431. Although there you won’t find any monument, the place is worth visiting to know more about Ukrainian history. To visit the castle, you will have to pay 200 UAH.

St. Sophia’s Cathedral:

Another wonderful place to visit in Ukraine is the St. Sophia’s Cathedral in the city of Kyiv. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was built in the 11th century and is named after Turkey’s Hagia Sophia. The cathedral is fully decorated with mosaics, murals, and frescoes. During the middle ages, this cathedral used to be the burial place of Kyivan rulers. From the bell tower of this cathedral, you can have a breathtaking view of Kyiv.

10.Bulgaria

Bulgaria is another one of the best cheap travel destinations in Europe. Many travelers overlook this country. Here you will find fewer crowds and cheap tourist activities. Bulgaria is home to ancient settlements of the Neolithic period. Most of the churches in Bulgaria display minute details of religious artwork inside their buildings.

Why Visit Bulgaria?

Budget:

Staying in a hostel for a four to six-bedroom will cost you around 17 to 23 BGN a night. If you go for a private single room, you will need to pay 39 BGN and double private rooms for 44 BGN. However, if you wish to stay in a resort, expect to pay 70 BGN during summers.

Airbnb options are always available for around 21 BGN a night in a shared room. Whereas a private room through Airbnb will cost you around 56 BGN. A big plus? Camping is legal, so you can stay in your camp anywhere free of cost other than private properties. Usually, tens sites charge 27 BGN for two people.

Food is also very cheap in Bulgaria. Traditional street foods such as banica, i.e., cheese, butter, and dough, will cost you as low as 1.50 BGN. You can eat shopska (a Greek salad) or kebabs for 5 BGN. Fast food at McDonald’s will cost you around 8BGN. Not only street food, but restaurants are also cheap here. You can eat in a mid-range restaurant for around 10 BGN, whereas an upscale restaurant will charge you 20 BGN.

Safety:

Bulgaria is a safe country. The only danger you will expect is pickpocketing. Taxi drivers can scam by telling you that the meter is broken and then charge you a high fare. So make sure either you travel in a taxi with a fixed meter or set the fare upfront. Overall, this is a safe place to visit. Just make sure you take standard travel safety measures to prevent any bad experience.

Activities:

Hiking:

The famous Balkan Mountains at the Bulgaria center are some of the best trails for hiking. You can also go for a short hiking day trip. Find a base like Apriltsi and then go hiking from there up to Mount Botev and Vodnite Dupki.

Skiing:

Another sound option for skiing in Europe is Bulgaria. The three famous and biggest resorts Borovets, Pamporovo, and Bankso are exclusively built to offer adventurists’ skiing opportunities. As Bankso has the longest ski runs and can be finished in a day, it is the most famous ski resort. Other ski options are also available. A day of skiing will cost you around 46 BGN.

Smell The Roses:

When visiting Bulgaria, don’t forget to visit Kazanlak’s town, where the Roses’ Festival takes place since 1903. The first weekend of June experiences the international festival where tourists from all around the world celebrate. There are numerous rose-picking rituals, street procession, folklore concerts, choirs, and exhibitions. So, you can smell the roses of all kinds in the whole atmosphere during the festival.

Best Places To Visit In Bulgaria:

Beaches On The Black Sea:

Along the Black Sea lies the stretch of the Bulgarian coast. Nearly one-third of the coast is covered with beautiful sandy beaches. If you want to find some time to relax, you would want to avoid the crowded sunny beaches. Find some calmer and quieter beaches to experience nature to its fullest. You can consider Promorie Beach.

Stara Zagora:

In southern Bulgaria, there is a small city, Stara Zagora. This city is famous for its linden tree bloom. During this time, the whole city smells floral. This city also has historical significance, as this city used to serve as the crossroads for Ottomans, Romans, and Thracians. Also, you will find some prehistoric burial mounds 8,000 years old. You can visit this place for 5 BGN.

Visit Varna:

Varna is one of the very famous and cheap travel destinations in Bulgaria. During summer the beaches are worth visiting. You will also find Roman baths here. Also, visiting the big central park is a beautiful experience for tourists.

Conclusion

The world is filled with diverse and cheap travel destinations. Most of these places can easily be explored and the trips customized according to a set budget. It takes some research in the beginning. And if you are a savvy nomad, you know how to make the most out of the least of your money. People usually think it is difficult to find the best cheap travel destinations. This is mainly because they don’t set their traveling aims right.

You can divide your budget for different activities into one destination, if not all of them. Traveling is a fulfilling experience that stays with you. It is important to make your trips the best ones on a budget.

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