Travelling can be very expensive but there are areas in the world where you can stick to a pretty reasonable budget. Although the initial costs of going further afield may cost more, the cheap day to day costs may actually mean that it works out cheaper overall. Plus, you’ll have had an amazing experience. The best way to plan a holiday on a budget is to be extremely organized. From finding the cheapest airport car parking to making sure you get your money exchanged at the best rate, if you do your research you’ll find you can make some excellent savings.
Here are five budget-friendly destinations.
Chile lies in the southwestern part of the continent of South America. You can explore both the Andes and the Chilean Coastal Range mountains. You can visit the Torres del Paine National Park which is known for its blue icebergs and grassland. Chiloé Island has iconic churches and a beautiful coast where you will have a chance to see whales. The Beagle Channel is known for its glaciers and dolphins. Take a trip to El Tatio to see this stunning geyser field that is located at 4,320 meters above sea level and is in the Andes Mountains. Visit the General Carrera Lake for its stunning beauty and bright blue waters.
Nepal is a country in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas that borders Tibet and India. It is primarily a Hindu country which coexists with the Buddhist religion. Nepal has inexpensive accommodations and dining options available for travelers looking for a budget-friendly holiday. If there is a specific aspect of Nepal which interests you, then you can take a tour of it, some ideas are a cookery tour, a tour of Nepal’s temples or a mountain biking tour.
If you love animals then be sure to visit the Chitwan National Park and take a jeep safari to see one horned Rhinos and Bengal Tigers. The Pashupatinath Temple has stunning architecture and it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Trek through the Kathmandu Valley to get a view of the beautiful scenery. Visit the Langtang National Park to get a view of the biggest mountains in the world. Climb Lhotse, the 4th highest mountain in the world, with trained Sherpas.
Lithuania is the southernmost country in Europe’s the Baltic States which is known for its Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance architecture. The country has beautiful scenic greenery and stunning lakes. You can visit the Trakai Island Castle which is located on the island of Trakai on Lake Galve. Visit the Hill of Crosses that is a well-known pilgrimage site. Kurši? Nerija National Park is a national park with sandy seashores and stunning scenery. You can also visit Gate of Dawn, Church of St. Anne, Vilnius, Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Pažaislis Monastery and Christ’s Resurrection Church, Kaunas to view the amazing architectural history of this country.
Honduras is a country in Central America with the Caribbean Sea as its coastline. The bay islands in the country especially Roatán is well known for diving. You will be able to see whale sharks in these waters and is part of the large Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. You can visit the Lake Yojoa the largest lake in Honduras that lies in a depression formed by the volcanoes. Visit the stunning beauty of Pico Bonito National Park where you can stay in a jungle lodge. Make sure that visit the Macaw Mountains to watch the beautiful Macaws flying around. You can find out more about Honduras on a budget here.
Vietnam is in Southeast Asia and it is known for its rice terraces, Buddhist Pagodas, spectacular scenery, and beaches. Take a boat tour through the Ha Long Bay to view the emerald waters with towering limestone islands that are covered in rainforests. An area is a great place for rock climbing, trekking, and scuba diving. If you wish to stay at a beach resort you can visit Phú Qu?c which is an island and known for its white sand beaches. C? Chi tunnels are underground tunnels which were used by the Viet Cong soldiers during the Vietnam War. Visit the Imperial City, Hue and Bái ?ính Temple to see amazing architecture. Take a trip to Phong Nha-K? Bàng National Park which has a network of wet caves, waterfalls, and rivers.
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