If you think travelling to a foreign land is just a dream because of budget constraint, you are wrong. There are many beautiful countries across the world that you can visit without burning a hole in your pocket. Planning in advance and booking tickets early is the mantra that you need to follow for any trip abroad.Here are list of International destinations that are cheaper to visit for Indians.
International destinations that are cheaper to visit for Indians
Who would not want to visit a country that cares about Gross National Happiness more than GDP. The land of thunder dragons, has loads to offer – from Buddhist monasteries to natural scenic beauty. Instead of taking a direct flight to Bhutan (which is a costlier option), take a flight till Bagdogra and a bus ride across the border. Visit Paro, Thimpu, Punakha.
Also known as the ‘Kingdom of Wonder’, Cambodia attracts travelers with its rustic beauty and cultural heritage. Round trip flight tickets can cost you around Rs 25,000, if booked in advance the stay can go as low as Rs 500 per night. Visit Angkor Wat, Silver Pagoda, Koh Ker, Bayon Temple, Tonle Sap.
Indonesia offers you beautiful beaches, volcanoes, green lush forests, temples and rich culture and heritage to experience. Go surfing, diving, trek to any active volcano and get a Balinese massage. If booked well in advance, you can get tickets for Rs 24,000 or less for a round trip. Explore Bali, Java, Sumatra.
Book your tickets five, six months in advance and you can avail a round trip to Egypt in around Rs 26,000. As far as the stay is concerned, you can either couch surf or stay in hostels for cheaper stay. Check out pyramids of Giza, the Red Sea and Sinai.
Jordan offers plenty of tourist attractions including Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Petra, Wadi Rum desert and more. Book your stay in a hostel, budget hotel or Airbnb and it will cost you around Rs 1500 per night.
If you are a nature and wildlife lover, Kenya is the place to visit. The country boasts of some of the most rare and exotic wildlife. Book your tickets six months in advance for cheaper tickets. Stay here costs low and jungle safari includes food and stay at a nominal price. Visit Masai Mara National Reserve, Mount Kenya, Lamu Island, Nairobi National Park, Lake Nakuru.
One of the most ancient countries in the world, Lebanon is known for its architecture, beauty and world heritage sites. It also boasts of an amazing night life. For budget stay book hotels or couch surf and you can get rooms for Rs 1000-1200 per night. Round trip from Delhi will cost you around Rs 25,000 if booked in advance.
Malaysia is another favorite international destination that you should add to your list. If you are looking for a vacation that is a mix of peace and hustle-bustle, Malaysia is the place for you. Visit Kuala Lumpur for the stunning skyline, there’s also Petronas Tower and night life. If you want to try your hand at gambling go to Genting Highlands, for pristine beaches and quiet life – Langkawi is the place for you. Keep a watch on discount offers on AirAsia and you can get tickets to Kuala Lumpur for as cheap as Rs 8,000 return.
Mynamar’s scenic beauty, its tourist friendly atmosphere, its simplicity is making it an emerging tourist destination. If you are tight on budget this is a place to be. Visit Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Golden Rock Pagoda, Kyaing Tong and others.
One of the most visited countries in the world, Singapore serves a popular host for its visitors as it’s full of experiences. Shop and splurge, explore its wildlife, nature, modern structures, beaches, enjoy the cosmopolitan feel of the city. You can take a flight from Mumbai for cheaper tickets.
It is one of the destinations where you can make most of your vacation at an affordable price. Apart from pristine beaches, delicious cuisine, colonial charm, the country also boasts of a number of UNESCO World Heritage. Visit Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Matara, Kataragama.
Indians don’t require passport to visit this beautiful country. Snow-capped mountains, greenery, peace, lovely villages- this country is a trekker’s paradise. You will be surprised to see the night life of Kathmandu.
This island nation is full of surprises. Located at around 200km from Mainland of China, culture, cuisine and beauty of this country is making it popular as a tourist destination. Visit Taipei, Taroko National Park, Anping, Caoling, Dajia, Dasi. Hotels are cheaper and opt for street food at the night markets.
From shopping in Bangkok to enjoying night life in Pattaya and Phuket to the beauty of Krabi Island, there is so much to do in Thailand and that too at a low budget. Air tickets and hotel prices both are cheaper as compared to other countries. Visit Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Kho Samui, Krabi.
You might be quite surprised to see Turkey’s name in this list. The round trip to Turkey can cost around Rs 35,000 but you can save money by staying at hostels and trying local cuisine. Although, if you want to experience the night life of Istanbul, you will have to splurge more. Visit Istanbul, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Trabzon.
Ditch hotels for home stays and hostels for visiting this beautiful country on a budget. Enjoy the culture, beauty, exotic food. Visit the beautiful Halong Bay, Hanoi and dazzling Ho Chi Minh. Keep a look out for offers from AirAsia and you can get tickets for Rs 16,000 return or even cheaper.