The Most Affordable Countries To Visit

A lot of people associate a country visit to emptying pockets in there-lots of money spending and ending up using credit cards. This case is not true all the time. Thank heaven, the world has beautiful countries that will welcome you even if you don’t plan too much to spend. No Label Business Magazine brings out a whole list of countries to help you plan your next vacation with a low budget unless you’ve got a bunch of relatives waiting for you in there.
  • Peru

The country of living cultures and twenty thousand years of civilizations, Peru represents a perfect destination for people seeking adventures,fun, and visits to mysterious ancient cities. Peru is the homeland to one of the seven wonders of the world-Inca Citadel settled on top of the Inca Hill in the city of Machu Picchu. You can feel the adrenaline rush as you visit one of the deepest canyons in the world, Colca Canyon, with a depth of 3,400 meters (11,155 feet) and experience the true beauty of nature in Manu National Park being the home of a record number of birds, species reaching to a number of 800, and 200 species of mammals. Peru is a destination to definitely visit during a lifetime.

Peru

  • Nicaragua

The largest country of Southern America opens its doors to the visitors who are willing to experience the inexperienced. The country offers an exclusive tour to the top of Cerro Negro, the young active volcano of the country that takes about an hour of hiking to get to the top. It also promises full relaxation at its nature spots such as Corn Islands, Lake Apoyo, and days filled with colors as you get the chance to participate in the San Sebastian Festival. The full dinner will cost $6 at most and most day trips don’t go beyond $30. Rooms for staying range from $5-$24, which is super affordable considering the prices that we have in the U.S. for the same hotel room. It’s truly worth to have at least a week in the wonders of Nicaragua.

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photo credit: mustseeplaces.eu

  • Guatemala

The convergence of native history and nature brings a unique combination of Guatemala, that delivers numerous attractions and activities for its visitors. Being a relatively cheap country based on its food, hotel, and attractions prices, it’s very easy to navigate wherever you want in this country. In here you don’t have to limit the places you visit because of shortness of money. Hotel rooms start from only $5, and can go up to $25, while a two-course meal can range $4-$10. So, leaving behind the worries about money, it’s time to visit the country’s most spectacular places such as world known ancient Mayan Citadel Tikal dating to the 1st century A.D. with its Lost World Pyramid and the Temple of the Grand Jaguar, Flores, which is a small island guided through jungles and monkeys hanging on the trees, and Volcan de Pacaya,the active volcano of Guatemala that still erupts smoky clouds over the skies of Antigua.

photo credit: Daniele Mennerich

photo credit: Daniele Mennerich

  • Georgia

The first thing to hear by the time you step into this country is “gamardjoba” meaning “Hello”, and then natives welcome you by “taking you grief” shouting “genacvale” to your face. Georgia is the home of religion, folklore, and tasty food, not to be found anywhere else. Being one of the first countries to convert to Christianity, this place is the site of many cathedrals and monasteries going back to 4th century A.D. Some examples are Bagrati Cathedral, Montsameta Monastery and etc.  The neighbors of the country also love this place because of it delicious national food and wine. One of their meals has gained its recognition throughout the whole Eastern Europe known as “khinkali” which is a dough stuffed with ground meat and spices, that will make you mouth wet before you even eat it. Being a visitor to this country you’ll feel home, as natives are very welcoming and keep the good atmosphere for all tourists to enjoy their vacation.

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photo credit: georgianjournal.ge

  • Greece

The country where it’s easy to eat cheap and still delicious. Seriously, you can have kebobs and gyros as low as $5 and think more about having adventures because in every stop there’s plenty of food: dry fruits, baklava (walnut/pistachio based pastry), kebobs with all styles, and domestic grown juicy fruits and veggies. Be prepared to take lots of boat trips, as Greece is the country of islands. Trips can cost you from $13-$40 per each one. Some of the sightseeing places that tourists prefer to visit are Acropolis which is the temple in Athens exploring the past of the country, Crete, Sparta that are the main places where history happened to leave its remarks on them, Olympia-the birthplace of the Olympic Games, including the temple of Zeus, and etc. Greece is the place for people who are in love with history.

Greece

  • Cambodia

There’s no reason to save money in Cambodia because everything is super cheap and affordable. This is the country where trips to its sightseeing places can be free and go up to $20, which is a reasonable price if you want to see once in a lifetime historic places such as Angkor Wat, the temple ruins which is the biggest reason people visit Cambodia, Sihanoukville, representing a seaside town with lots of white sand beaches, Bamboo Island, Bokor National Park, and so many more. Cambodia should probably be added to your vacation list.

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photo credit: Getty Images

  • Armenia

The country of ancient culture, Armenia is the motherland of Christianity, being the first country in the world to convert to the religion back in 301 A.D. The country is rich in monasteries, churches, temples going back to centuries before and after Christ. It’s the most wonderful place for people who love to explore the history of ancient cultures and royalties. Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia is 29 years older than Rome, and it’s fascinating because you get to see details of the past in almost every corner of the city. No wonder the city is recognized as “a museum under the open skies.” It’s super cheap to eat and take trips in Armenia. You can get a full plate for 1 person everything refilled with only $5, not even mentioning that their traditional food such as dolma, harisa, kebobs taste all homemade and fruits and veggies are all organic. Taxis run 24/7 and it’s only $3 to get from one end to another. A week will not be enough to fully explore the country in its glory.

Armenia

  • Bulgaria

Bulgaria is on the list of tourists’ most favorite places to visit. It’s literally inexpensive to get to do all the activities and enjoy the traditional food of the country. Hotel rooms may vary from $6-$40 a night, depending what room you take. Another option that will save you money is just a renting a room in a private house, which will cost you about $15. If we start to talk about food, we’ll never finish, because Bulgaria is the home of delicious pastries and their traditional cheese dough called “bannitsa.”, which is now also can be found in many Mediterranean stores. If you decide to visit Bulgaria, keep in mind some of the “must go” places to visit: Old Plovdiv, Meliko Tarnovo (one of the oldest towns in the country), Rila Monastery, Black Sea beaches, Tsarevets Fortress, Balkan Mountains, Stara Planina Hiking, etc.

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photo credit: cheapvacationholiday.com

  • Latvia

Latvia has the recognition of being one of the greenest countries in the world. Half of the country is covered with forests and national parks. And yes, it’s literally half of the country. The country is a dream place: the narrow streets and colorful buildings are organized in unique patterns and nature plays a huge role in the overall look of its cities. It feels like that Latvia was made to be a touristic country, where people can come, enjoy, leave, and come back again. The country represents a valuable historical treasure full of castles, monasteries, cathedrals and national parks. It’s definitely worth to visit Riga, its capital city, that is known for its cobbled streets, an enormous amount of art museums and cathedrals such as Nativity of Christ Cathedral. Don’t forget to also explore Cesis-old, town of Latvia with the castle, gardens, and of course, Gauja National Park surrounding the town. It’s easy to find hotels in every corner, with as low as $20 a night depending on the season you are visiting. So what are you waiting for?

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photo credit: trueanomaly.org

  • China

No wonder why a lot of countries import limitless amounts of stuff from China. It’s really cheap and I mean it. Nowhere you can get a hotel room for as low as $6 and end up paying only $10 for the whole day meal course. You can also enjoy the high-speed train from Beijing to Tianjin for only $9. So transportation is something to not worry about at all. The main cities to visit whenever you’re in China are popular Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. Those are the places where you can clearly see the convergence of east and west. As soon as you hit the road to China visit the one and only Great China Wall, the Forbidden City, the Imperial Palace, the Temple of Heaven, the historic Silk Road, Tibet, Potala Palace and many other places that are not mentioned here.

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photo credit: iexplore.com

  • Thailand

The country of full relaxation and attractions is called Thailand. Money is the last thing you want to think about in there because the food costs range from $0.50-$9, and rooms in the islands with everything included, are about $17 and big resorts can go up to $50 per night. If you got to Thailand, you better get your feet moving, because the place is full of adventures. Visit Chiang Mai-an old town with temples surrounded by jungles and the elephant sanctuary. Other places for entertainment include scuba diving in crystal clear waters, relaxing by their tropical islands, riding a bike in the jungles of the country, Buddhist temples, such as Wat Doi Suthep, and Khao Yai National Park where you can find wild elephants. Thailand is a tempting country to visit for any occasion.

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  • Nepal

Being the birthplace of Buddha, Nepal has been welcoming tourists across the world for a long period of time. Its nature attracts the visitors for its uniqueness and the wild animal world. To experience the wildlife.The Chitwan National Park would be the best choice. You can see actual one-horned rhinos, wild elephants, monkeys, leopards, and more than 544 species of birds. Another adventurous trip is the Everest Base Camp Trek, opening the fascinating views of Mt Everest with all its beauty.But if you decided to just barrel on the streets and enjoy the scene, Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal holding the country’s artistic heritage grasped by many flavors of their local foods and spices. To see the remnants and religious sightseeing places, the best choice is Bodhnath Stupa that was built around 600 A.D. , with the building itself symbolizing the path of Buddhas towards incarnation as Lamas. There’s a lot to discover about Nepal, and few sentences are just not enough to tell how it’s worth to visit this place.

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photo credit: coldfeetadventure.com

  • India

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when someone says India? It can be the smell of their spices, the colors of the country, or maybe Taj Mahal. There are a lot of things you can associate with India especially after visiting this cultural and entertaining country. There’s so much good about visiting here. First of all, this a country of food, so take your way of getting fat in here for a period of time, because let me tell you it’s worth it! Natraj Dining Hall is the way to go. It’s “all you can eat” but ask before you try something new because they can be extremely hot. After getting filled it’s time take trips. The most places tourists love to visit are Taj Mahal (well, of course), Ranakpur Jain Temple full of carved arts on stones, Chand Baori Stepwell, Akshardham, which is a cultural-spiritual complex of ancient Hindu heritage, and other sightseeing and places that would take a whole paper to write about. India is the place to eat, pray, and love.

India

  • Vietnam

Low cost and high relaxation. This is what Vietnam is about. While many European countries may charge you high amounts to see places, Vietnam offers tours starting just $4 and do not pass $30 (this much amount if you take a 2-day trip). You can get a nice hotel room with only $17 per night, which is a great deal if you are tight on the budget. Since it’s really cheap to travel inside Vietnam, the only thing is to have enough time to visit all of these places that we thought could be the best match for any tourist: Halong Bay, Hoi An that’s an old town with cultural heritage free of traffic smoke, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park that was recognized as UNESCO world heritage site, and known for its fascinating caves, Ha Giang Province known for its paradise reminding landscape of limestone pinnacles, Citadel of Hue that is a great representation of imperialism, and other places that can be discovered on the ways.

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photo credit: indochinatravelpackages.com

  • Indonesia

The country of wonders Indonesia has made every adventure a possibility to complete. Starting historic places to exotic marine life. Not even mentioning the affordability of food, transportation, and accommodations you can think more about where to go. Hotels start from $17-$30 per night. You can buy food for $2 on average, which that’s the last thing you want to think about when enjoying Indonesia. It’s always a good option to shop on the streets as locals make delicious homemade food, and daily fresh veggies and fruits. Indonesia is known for its marine wildlife found in Komodo National Park that represents a wide range of marine ecosystem that has been declared as one of the 7 wonders of the world.The tickets cost only $14 all fees plus the option of diving and carrying a camera with you. Central Highlands is another “must go” place as all the artists, dancers and festivals take place here.Finally, one magical place to definitely visit is Raja Ampat Islands, which is a group of 1000 islands full of caves, white sand beaches, lagoons, and other exciting places.

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photo credit: iexplore.com

 

Visiting any of those countries will both save you some money and will give you all the fun entertainment you can expect. So the question is, what country is on your list now?

 

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