Article by: Nabamallika Bordoloi, The North-Eastern Chronicle
Visual by: Pallab Neog
Travelling is one of the many bucket lists of adventures among youths around the globe. Many people who are travel enthusiasts or travel bloggers are dying to visit different countries.
Especially after the covid-19 pandemic, many are thinking of travelling to new places but they have to give a second thought about the budget. Here I am listing 5 countries that are less expensive and worth travelling to.
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It is situated in Southeast Asia and is one of the extremely cheap countries to travel to where we get a taste of varieties of cultures, places, monuments and many more at an affordable price.
We can experience some of the famous landscapes in this area such as the Kuang Si Waterfall, the Khone and PhaPheng Falls and many more. The travel expense of Laos can count down to less than 30 USD per day.
It is a place of heaven for the people who love trekking, climbing, and hot air balloons because it has many outdoor activities.
Far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can experience the lives of people living in remote areas. Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, and Vientiane are some of the popular places in Laos.
Another underrated travelling destination to visit with a minimum budget in hand! Located in Southeast Asia, it is an amazing place to visit to rejuvenate our minds. Moreover the varieties in culture, culinary simply will admire us.
A glass of locally brewed beers cost around $0.20 and the hotel rooms are around $10, so overall the cost will be around $25 per day. People can do hiking and other outdoor activities since it has national parks and other natural sights.
Sightseeing will be the best way to enjoy the amazing beauty of Vietnam, so pack your bags and get ready to travel.
When we talk about Indonesia, the first thing that comes to our mind is Bali. Another Southeast Asian Country that is low cost to travel in Indonesia. Some of the places to visit other than Bali are Sumatra, West Nusa Tenggara, Sulawesi, the Komodo islands and many more.
It has numerous Islands, varieties of local cuisines, national parks, water bodies etc. The surreal and the natural beauty of the country will be perfect for a nature wanderer.
The rainforests, the flame-spewing volcanoes are worth watching. The budget will be $25 per day but I think it’s worth it if you want to fulfil your travelling desires.
A South-East Asian country which is known as “The Gateway to Southeast Asia” is a major tourist attraction spot where you can travel at the expense of INR 3000-3500 per day.
One of the budget-friendly countries to travel to, you can experience different activities starting from outdoor activities like trekking, diving to enjoying different cuisines to the floating markets of the country.
The tropical experiences from the sea, the beautiful resorts are some of the best relaxing places. Some of the places you can visit in Thailand are Pattaya, Chiang Rai, Koh Samui and Krabi.
The people of this country are quite friendly and easy to approach for interaction. Moreover, one can also learn about the culture of the people since the Buddhist and Thai culture is quite popular there.
Adding to the list, another low-cost country to visit is the Philippines where you can get the happiness of being on the beach because it has several Islands. Located in Southeast Asia it has some nicest beaches in the world.
The cost of travelling and accommodation is quite affordable. The language, culture and the food of the people are amazing. The hills, landscapes, lakes of this country are so fortifying to watch, that you will be completely lost.
Moreover, there are national parks, rainforests, waterfalls which adds a bonus to travel in this country. A person will need a minimum budget of $35 per day.
There are other countries too which are cheap to travel but these are my top five picks of low-cost countries where you can travel and your adventures can be fulfilled within a limited amount of budget. Hope you find it useful! Keep travelling and stay safe.