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With this world full of beautiful and affordable destinations, it does not require much effort to find them. There are always places which can be visited on a budget. If you want to travel on budget, then check out these 13 destinations listed below.
One of the beautiful places in Eastern Europe that is easy on the wallet. Because of its beauty and dramatic landscapes, it is attracting more and more tourists each year. It is a Sovereign state with almost 20 million inhabitants and stands in the seventh most populous member state of the European Union. Romania is one of the most popular summer attractions with most popular skiing resorts that attract a large number of tourists. Some of the attractions include the folklore and traditions promoting sites such as Bran and its Dracula’s Castle, the Painted Church of the northern Moldavia and the wooden churches of Maramures. Not only this, but other attractions like Danube Delta, and the Sculptural Ensemble of Constantin Brancusi at Targu Jiu also attract a large number of tourists and is a must to visit places in Romania.
Portugal is a land of dramatic coastline, quaint crumbling cities and tons of traditional villages. Portugal is located in southwestern Europe. To enjoy a good life in every way or to spend a great time, Portugal is the best place to be visited at least once. With beaches, surfing, music festival, golf and the varied landscapes are the main attraction with the country’s history and culture, gastronomy and wines. The Lisbon and Porto are the main city attraction in Portugal known for its special radiance and historic centres. Portugal comes with much more than mentioned above. You can also enjoy outdoor activities such as bid watching or cannoning or even walking and going on cycling trips.
India is the perfect place for many budget travellers. It is fascinating people from all over the world with its secularism and culture. With historical monuments, beaches, places of religious interests, hill resorts, etc. attracts great tourist to India. Every state and region of India is identified with its handicraft, fairs, folk dances, music and its people. India is the most popular place all over Asia. India is bounded by the Himalayan ranges in the north and surrounded by water on three sides namely, Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and Indian Ocean. India has enchanting hill stations, landscapes and historical monuments adding grandeur to the country. Some of the places that attract a lot of tourists every year are Agra, Jaipur, Jhansi, Hyderabad, Nalanda, Delhi, Mysore, Mahabaleshwar, Aurangabad, Haridwar, Ujjain, Shirdi, Varanasi, Allahabad, Puri, Ajmer, Amritsar, Dehradun, Nainital, Darjeeling, Ooty and much more.
Visiting Nepal once is not enough. Nepal is known to be heaven for the budget traveller. With discovering different places in Nepal like Dolpa, Lumbini, Kapan Monastery, Kumari, Palpa, Tengboche, Rara, Bardiya, Namche Bazar and Gokyo Valley. Besides the attractive places in Nepal, there are various festivals Nepal is famous for. Maghe Sankranti, Maha Shivratri, Himalayan rush triathlon, holl-fagu Purnima. All these festivals are filled with colour, joy, happiness, fun and a lot of food. Nepal offers much more besides all mentioned above. If visiting Nepal, outdoor activities including Zip Flying, sky diving, Bungee jumping and bird watching is a must try. Zip flying include passing through the spectacular Annapurnas on the world’s tallest and largest zip flying only in Nepal.
China is a huge country and transit to that, it is affordable enough for a budget traveller. With great antique sites and relics, imposing imperial places, delicate water towns, amazing natural wonders, splendid cultural heritage, and diversified folk customs, all attracts huge number of tourists.
Thailand is not much cheaper than other Southeast Asian countries, but is still affordable. Thailand is beautiful place located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula. The gorgeous country is full of multiple cultures. From throbbing nightlife and rave parties at the beaches to the arsenic lifestyles of the monks. Thailand’s tropical beaches attract most of the tourists every year. The Thai temples are the main attraction in Thailand. Not only the Thai temples, but it is also famous for its delicious Street food.
Peru is again one of the affordable places for budget travellers. Visit Peru and get amazed. With top attractions like Lima city of kings, Nazca lines, Paracas national reserve, Chiclayo, Cusco, Iquitos in Peru, attract most of the tourists over here. With great destinations to be visited in Peru country, it also has some beautiful cities to be explored.
Cambodia is a must go for budget travellers. With ancient ruins of Angkor Wat and tumultuous history, Cambodia attracts tourists from around the world. Do hit the beautiful country. It’s very inexpensive, where a meal is rarely over $5.
Vietnam is a stunning country with a 600 mile turquoise bay filled with huge limestone islands, and there is much more than just beautiful views around the country. Vietnam is one of the most exciting tourist place and a hotspot for foodies, beach bums and thrill-seekers. With its old style, it is still an amazing place to be visited at least once in a life time.
It is one of the largest archipelagoes in the world. It ranges from Sabang in Aceh to Merauke in Papua, which is made up of thousands of large and small islands, which are connected by the strait and sea. Indonesia is well known for its beautiful beaches in the world. Indonesia is rich in culture. Other than beaches, Indonesia has hundreds of national parks to visit. Komodo National Park is one of the popular National Park in Indonesia which is a solo habitat of Komodo in the world. Most attractive places to in Indonesia which is a must visit are Bromo Mountain, Bawean Treasure Island, South Sumatra, Komodo island, Jampit Coffee Plantations, Ijen Crater. Not only this, but Indonesia has a lot in store with a fact that it is budget friendly.
Laos is simply beautiful. With great different festivals, which are fun and beautiful, signifying the traditional aspects of Lao lifestyle, but most of the festivals are connected with religion and the yearly rice farming cycle. Located in Southeast Asia, it a country well known for its beautiful mountains, Buddhist monasteries and tubing parties. Travelling to Laos is quite affordable with room’s available for about $10 to $30 a night and street food for about $1.
Honduras is located in Central America. Most people think of costa rice when talking about Honduras. It is one of the rising hot spots for budget travellers and quite affordable with a good meal costs about 65 Honduras Lempira (that is $3).
Guatemala is a gorgeous country with great waterfalls as beautiful as it looks. Guatemala is full of beautiful landscapes and cool arts and crafts handiwork. You can get tons of cool wooden sculptures and knickknacks in the weekend markets.
Thanks to a new electronic visa system, Brazil is becoming much easier to visit for North Americans. Southern Explorations, an adventure tour company with tours all over South America, is expecting a rush of bookings for Brazil starting in the new year. Beginning in January 2018, tourists from the United States and Canada will no longer have to wade through the complicated bureaucracy and paperwork to visit South America’s largest country.
Brazil has already started to roll out an electronic visa program that eliminates the need for visitors to physically visit a visa center in their own country to apply for and receive a tourist visa to travel to Brazil. Tourists and business visitors alike can apply for the new visas once they’re available in their country of residence.
The new visas will be electronically issued within 72 hours of receipt of a correctly completed application. Marx Beltrão, Brazil’s tourism minister, predicts the new visa program will increase tourism to Brazil by up to 25 percent.
Canadians will be able to use the new e-visa program starting January 8, 2018; U.S. citizens can start using the program January 15. Residents from other countries, including Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, can expect to have visa requirements eliminated completely as the result of negotiations with Brazil. Travelers from other countries should check their specific visa requirements before booking their trip.
Brazil is home to a number of natural and man-made wonders that the new visa process will make easier to see, including:
- The largest Carnival celebration in the world, which includes a world-renowned Samba competition and a visit to Christ the Redeemer, named one of the 7 Wonders of the World.
- The Amazon River and rainforest, home to a range of wildlife and rare plant life – including pink river dolphins – that are often only viewable by boat.
- Chapada Diamantina, a national park filled with breathtaking canyons, mesas, waterfalls and grottoes.
The visa process has hindered many visitors from visiting Brazil in the past; tourism specialists expect the new e-file system to open the floodgates for travelers over the world to visit this culturally rich and ecologically diverse country.
Dubai is synonymous with grandeur and is known for its pompous lifestyle, modern architecture, exotic and lively nightlife and magnificent bird eye view of the beautiful skylines. Dubai has transformed itself from a desert out the spot to a destination where tourists flock for fun, shopping and spend some time at this beautiful place. Thousands of visitors fly to Dubai to enjoy the beauty it offers. Dubai is a great holiday spot. Here is a list of best places to visit in Dubai.
1) Dubai Frame
Dubai frame is one of the most picture perfect and newest landmark, located in Zabeel Park. The Dubai frame consists of 150 metre two high towers which are connected by the 93 metre glass bridge at the top. To get to the bridge, an elevator takes its visitors over there, from where one can admire the panoramic view of the new and old Dubai. Apart from the bridge, the Dubai frame also consists of a museum on the ground floor that showcases the city’s transformation from fishing village to thriving metropolis. The Dubai frame, Zabeel park is open daily from 10am to 7pm. It provided free entry for the elderly and kids under 3 years of age.
2) Dubai Safari
Taking a tour of Dubai by safari is another main attraction of the country. The Dubai safari, Wildlife Park currently comprises of about 2000 animals representing 250 species from all over the world. not only this, but the wildlife park also comes with the UAE’s largest aviary exhibit, world’s first drive-thru crocodile exhibit and the UAE’s only drive-thru hippo and tiger exhibit. The Dubai safari is located at the Al Warquaa 5 district the farm, near dragon mart. It is open daily from 9 am to 9 pm. It also provided free entry to the elderly people and kids under 3 years of age.
Experience the dose of culture at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is not exactly in Dubai but, it cannot be resisted because of its Architecture and the artworks it offers. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Saadiyat island art museum offers more than 600 artworks including 300 on loan from 13 museums in France. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Saadiyat island art museum is open from Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am to 8 pm and Thursday to Friday from 10 am to 10 pm. However, the Saadiyat island art museum is closed on Monday.
4) Soho Garden
Soho garden brings the new concept of enjoying the nightlife of Dubai within the grounds of Meydan. One of the newest places opened in Dubai and is already one of the hottest places to be visited in Dubai. The Soho garden features a daytime pool area and four bars namely, a Glasshouse bar, Bellini bar, tiki bar, and Negroni bar. Soho garden is located in Meydan, Dubai and is open from 5 pm to 3 am, every Friday with free entry.
5) World’s longest urban zip line
Marina is the world’s longest urban zip line that Dubai holds for the adrenaline junkies. It is one of the new addition to the city that you should definitely not miss. The zip line is 1 km stretching from the top of JBR’s Amwaj tower to the terrace of the Dubai marina mall. The zip line features 16-degree incline and reaches an average speed of 80 km per hour. So, the speed lovers must visit this place at least once if visiting Dubai. You can book your spot on Xline Dubai marina and yes, you can even fly with your friend as it is a double line. It is open from 10 am to 6 pm Sunday to Thursday and 10 am to 7 pm Friday to Saturday.
6) Dubai Fountain
It is again one of the main attractions of Dubai. You can now enjoy the best possible view of the fountain show, thanks to the Dubai fountain boardwalk. The all-new 272 meter floating viewing platforms allows one to watch the beautiful view from just nine meters away, where the water show reaches a height of 152 meters. The Dubai fountain boardwalk is located next to the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. The show starts at 5 pm and lasts till 11 pm daily.
7) Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah1 has come up with the development of La Mer beachfront. The seaside area will be made up of three areas namely, La Mer South, La Mer North, and the Wharf. Currently, only La Mer South, La Mer North are developed completely and can be visited by the public. La Mer South, La Mer North is home to more than 130 shops, cafes, and restaurants. La Mer is located between the pearl Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bay.
8) Enjoy sundowners
La Mer also comes with the licensed restaurant and lounge which is now open to the public. The two-story venue comes with unlicensed restaurant and terrace on the ground floor, which is open all day. Apart from the restaurant, this two-story venue comes with a licensed lounge with outdoor seating arrangement upstairs which is open from 5 pm.
9) Urban maze
Mazes are fun. Dubai offers one for you now with a new challenge on your way. Dubai has the finest known to be the world’s first indoor urban maze,’ Jumble’, which promises all sorts of turns and twists with a lot of fun and mind-bending challenges on your way. You can enter the maze with a group of 3 to 6 and work together through a series of rooms, each one goig through a physical challenge or problem to solve.
Jumble is located at Al Barsha 1, sheikh Zayed road. It is open from Sunday to Wednesday from 2 pm to 10 pm and Thursday to Saturday at 2 pm.
10) Beach club
Who does not enjoy sun-bathing. Dubai offers a new luxury beach club that looks like an actual treat. This beach club comes with infinity pool, 1 km of prime beachfront real estate and a restaurant and bar which serves Provencal cuisine and interesting cocktails.
DRIFT is the best destination to be known for sun-bathing. DRIFT is located at the one and only royal mirage, Al Sufouh. It is open daily from 10:30 am to 7 pm.
11) Cultural district
Al Seef has now been opened at the shores of Dubai Creek. Al Seef is a perfect destination for shopping, dining and entertainment that will consist of 500 shops, floating restaurants, and an authentic souk.
Al Seef is located at the Dubai creek, adjacent to the Al Fahidi historical district.
12) Ice Park
Dubai has come up with its first ever Ice Park which is the all-new coolest attractions Dubai has to offer. It is a winter themed park opened at the Dubai garden glow in Zabeel Park. It comes with a number of sculptures made of ice including a frozen Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Sheikh Zayed grand mosque and a camel. The temperature the park maintains is chilly 8 degrees.
13) Saturday Brunch
To get a taste of Spain, visit the new Tapas and Paella brunch at El Sur in the Westin. There, you will get the variety of Tapas and Paella served to the table, with indoor and outdoor dining options. The Westin is located at the Dubai Mina Seyahi and is open on Mondays from 7 pm to 9:30 pm.
14) Black tap
Black tap is one of the most famous and favourite restaurants. Earlier, it was opened in Jumeirah Al Naseem, but now it has been opened in the Rixos Premium on JBR. It serves the same epic burgers and gravity defying freak shakes. It is open daily from 11 am till 12 am.
15) Experience the gent’s night
Well, now this concept can also be experienced by the men’s. The funky fusion tapas bar cuisine uno has launched a brand new Monday gents night. On arrival, you can enjoy a free drink as well as a special three-course menu. Cuisine Uno is located at the Steigenberger hotel, business bay, 2nd floor. It is open on Mondays from 8 pm onwards.
16) Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is hard to be missed if visiting Dubai. It is one of the tallest tower standing 828 meters high. The true majesty of the building is best appreciated up close, or even better, from inside. The view from the top of the building is stunning.