If you believe you need to spend a fortune to travel the world, it is high time that someone told you better. There are a great number of travel destinations that you can visit without burning a hole in your pocket. Travelling with limited resources is a life changing experience in itself as it allows you to explore the world better and hence, learn more. Here are five trips you can take if you are travelling on a tight budget.
With breath-taking waters, distinct art and culture, gorgeous paddy fields, nice and cozy cafes, lush sugar palms and world class restaurants,Cambodia is as interesting a holiday destination as it gets. From absolutely stunning temples, like Angkor Wat, to places of great historical significance, like the Tuol Sleng Prison, it is home to a wide range of attractions. The South Coast of the country, with its stunning tropical islands and beautiful fishing villages, offers you great ecotourism opportunities.
GoFro Tip: Try learning the traditional Sompiah greeting when you visit Cambodia to help break the culture barriers and endear yourself more to the locals.
Thailand is a storehouse of many wonders. It is one of the most exotic, yet, budget friendly travel destinations of the world. Whether you are a nature enthusiast, arts and culture aficionado or a party lover, Thailand caters to the likes and dislikes of all. There is just so much as to what the country is famous for. Visit the country’s many temples, sample its delicious food, head to the sandy beaches and lush green forests, or revel in the colourful marketplaces. There is so much that this country has to offer regardless of which part of Thailand you are in.Bangkok, Pattaya, Koh Samui, and Phuket are just some of the names in a long list of exciting locations in this country.
GoFro Tip: Head to the Amphawa Floating Market in Samut Songkhram province at night to view captivating clusters of fireflies.
Spiti Valley, India
With blinding white snow, quaint little tea shops and sparkling waterfalls, Spiti Valley is an ideal reprieve from the chaos of cities. From camping by the Chandratal Lake to riding your way through Kaza, the place offers so much for you to see and to do. Chandratal Lake is named so because its shape resembles a crescent moon. The lake, with excellent views and beautiful wildflowers, makes for a perfect camp site. The simplicity of the tents only adds to the charm of the place. Lying along the Spiti River, Kaza is the biggest town in the valley. The ideal way to explore the place and its nearby villages would be by renting a motorcycle and hitting the roads.
GoFro Tip: Why not take a detour to Ribba and try the local wine, Angoori, made from a local variety of grapes. You can also get your hands on some of the best quality apricots, apples and walnuts.
A tiny country in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, Nepal is a land of unmatched natural beauty and man-made wonders. It is home to some of the best hiking trails in the world, especially around Annapurna, promising you stunning views of sunrises and sunsets along the way. Adorned with world class monasteries, palaces, and temples, Nepal is a cheap getaway. The place also allows you to indulge in a range of adventure sports, ensuring you experiences that can well be life changing. For those looking for an adrenaline-charged vacation, the country of Nepal is the place to be.
GoFro Tip: Head to Nepal during April to witness the celebrations of Bisket Jatra in Khalne Tole, Bhaktapur. Be a part of the revelry of the Nepali New Year with parades, chariots, tugs of war and plenty of fun events.
Officially recognised as the ‘happiest country in the world’, Bhutan definitely makes it to the list of life changing travel destinations. With mountains, valleys and rivers that seem straight out of a fairytale, it is fascinating to say the least. The must visits in Bhutan include the Punakha, Thimphu, Paro and Haa Valley. Travellers swear by the distinct culture of the place, which is bound to stay with you forever.
GoFro Tip: Plan your trip to Bhutan for either of its main festivals, Paro festival in April and Thimphu festival in September. However, make sure to book your hotel rooms well in advance.
Now that you no more need to stress over the budget, visit the following destinations for an experience of a lifetime.