Luckily, the world is full of affordable destinations, and it doesn’t need too much effort to find some best tourist spots. No matter what continent, there are always places you can visit on a budget even countries we believe of as expensive are pretty budget-friendly if you know specific tips and tricks. To make your decision easy, we have compiled a list of the best budget-friendly travel destinations.
Budget-Friendly Travel Destinations
These travel destinations are our favorite countries and regions for getting the most joy after spending the money, meeting welcoming locals and tourists, eating healthy, and having enjoyment.
Fez (or Fes) prevails as Morocco’s artistic and culinary epicenter. Its UNESCO-listed medina—the largest pedestrian-only urban area in the world—is a warren of narrow alleyways, ancient architecture, and souks. Window-shop the stalls and check out for metalwork lanterns, Berber rugs, and argan oil. Of course, it’s also worth stripping out a few coins to see the beautiful tile work at Madrasa Bou Inania and taste inherited tagine.
The next one is a fascinating traditional town and exciting sights, Tbilisi is a wonderful introduction to the country of Georgia. You don’t have to be rolling in dough to enjoy this compelling destination. Feast on khinkali (dumplings) and qababi (kebabs) for next to nothing. Once you’re adequately full, book a hotel room for only $16.
Antigua deserves to spend your money on, but that absolutely doesn’t mean you’ll have to empty your wallet. There is an abundance of budget-conscious activities in this colonial masterpiece. It won’t cost you a dime to visit Santo Domingo del Cerro, an open-air sculpture park devoted to the work of Efraín Recinos. And if you crave to eat something sweet? Must go to ChocoMuseo. Admission is free of cost and so are the samples!
Odessa features a taste of an indigenous tourism boom—not that we’re astonished, given its sandy beaches and pastel-colored structures—but it’s nevertheless reasonably in the wish-list for international audiences. You can also count on this port city for budget-friendly entertainment. Tickets to the Odessa Opera House start at just $2! For advice: Be sure you pack some more modest clothes for the event, as shorts and beach attire aren’t allowed.
Kathmandu is a striking metropolis, where centuries-old sites and traffic jams coexist. The backpacker neighborhood of Thamel brims with lodgings, bars, and inexpensive meals. Want to avoid the turmoil? Nestled in the middle of the action is Swapna Bagaicha, the Garden of Dreams, a balloon of calmness that’s ideal for kicking back with a good book or enjoying a picnic.
Luang Prabang, Laos
If you are looking for a less crowded alternative to Thailand? Count on Laos. Nestled in a green valley at the meeting of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, Luang Prabang is appreciated for its rustic charm and Buddhist temples. Despite an uptick in tourists over the past few years, rates remain constant. Savor the chance to exercise your negotiating skills at the biggest handicraft market in the country and roam around on tuk-tuks.
Brașov is a fabulous spot to kick start your Romanian exploit. The city follows a postcard with cobblestone lanes, Baroque churches, ancient watchtowers, and entrancing cafés. For a low-priced and useful way to see all the spectacles, use a double-decker bus tour. This Transylvanian treasure also makes an exceptional home base for day trips to mythological Bran Castle and the nearby brown bear sanctuary.
Zanzibar invites tourists with its white-sand beaches, turquoise waves, picturesque coral reefs, and oceanfront resorts. Of course, hunkering down in well-known Stone Town is much compelling too. Either way, you won’t have any difficulty tightening something that fits your budget. Apart from that, it’s also worth noting that Jozani Forest is the only region in the world you can see endangered red colobus monkeys.