Asia is one of the most popular and favorable tourist destinations. Most people feel that these Asian destinations are expensive and out of reach of the budget traveler. We will help you in exploring these great tourist destinations without breaking your bank.
Cheap places to travel in Asia
Thailand is one of the cheapest countries to travel, though it is not cheap to travel everywhere in Thailand. Phuket and Koh Samui are luxury destinations. Some other places to visit are Railey beach, Ao Nang, Ton sai beach, Koh Chang etc.
As you move away from the commercialized beaches towards the rice fields and hills, your travel becomes cheaper. You can enjoy these beautiful locations at a very reasonable cost.
Chaing Mai is one of the most budget and travel-friendly destinations in Thailand. You can do elephant rides, zorbing, cliff jumping or relax in hot springs.
Cheap discounted air fares, hotel stays, eating joints, wallet-friendly shopping etc., makes Thailand one of the most popular choices.
Vietnam is known for its cheap and fascinating landscapes. Local food is popular and cheap. There are many places to visit like Ha long Bay or the Mekong Delta etc. The half day Cuchi tunnels, Thuan Tinh Island, War remnants museum, Phong Nha-Ke bang national park and the Phong Nha caves are some of the most popular tourist destinations. It is a good combination of French colonialism and Asian post-communism.
The food is also good, especially when you are sitting amongst the locals at the cafes throughout the city.
Indonesia has around 18,110 islands, of which around 6000 have been inhabited. It markets itself as wonderful Indonesia. Indonesia has huge natural reserves like jungles, rainforests, savannahs, beaches, marine ecosystems and wild life national parks. There are a wide range of tourist activities like scuba diving, adventure water sports and trekking.
Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world. Bunaken is one of the best scuba diving destinations in Indonesia. Bromo- Tengger-Semeru National park is well known for its volcanic scenery and sunrise view. Some other popular places are Banda Acheh, Jakarta, Bali etc.
Most of people will relate Cambodia with Angkor Wat. But it would be really exciting and interesting to explore other places like its beaches, islands, cities like Phnom Penh, Battambang etc. Tonle Sap lake with floating villages and the famous bird sanctuary.
Nepal is our beautiful neighbouring country. Most of the flights will land at Kathmandu airport and proceed towards Pokhara. Pokhara is the tourist capital of Nepal and the starting point for most of the treks. You have guided treks in the nearby mountains, which can be a little expensive. The Weather is pleasant, so you can just visit around as it is much cheaper than Kathmandu. The Annapurna circuit is the famous point for all the trekkers.
Srilanka is a country with beautiful beaches, hills, tea plantations etc. Nuwara Eliva also known as little England is the country’s oldest tea estate. You can enjoy various tea tasting lounges and also enjoy other activities such as the wild white water rafting on the Kelani river, rock climbing in the Knuckles mountain range, kayaking the Mahawelir, visiting the Yala national park or do surfing on Negombo beach etc.
Srilanka is also known for its good seafood, curries, popular street food like kottu roti or lump rice wrapped in banana leaves etc. Srilankan food is a blend of spices and exotic flavours.
Burma is famous for its beautiful landscapes of fields, lakes, beaches and vast stretches of unspoiled landscapes with picture perfect sunsets. Ngapali beach is a premier beach in Myanmar, which has a range of adventure activities like snorkeling, kayaking, cycling and golfing. One of the exciting things is to watch the fishermen bring their day’s catch and sort it at the sunset.
The U Bein bridge is the world’s longest teak bridge. Sunrise or sunsets are most beautiful on this 1.5 km long bridge. Food is cheap and tasty. A cruise on Irrawaddy river is also enchanting.
These are the top 7 destinations that a budget traveller can consider visiting in Asia. In most of these places, the prices are amazingly low and economical. Inflation is also very low . Cheap and discounted airfares make these places very attractive destinations.
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