Budget Friendly Destinations in Asia


Looking out for a trip that’s budget friendly destinations in Asia? Here are the countries that offer you not just great value but some splendid sights and experience as well. You will enjoy to the fullest without breaking your bank 😛

Here is the list of budget friendly destinations in Asia.

1. India

Budget Friendly Destinations - India

India is the place to cover diverse culture and out of the world experience. It’s a package of natural beauty, adventure, serene atmosphere, beach parties, and nightlife. And I don’t think I need to say about the range of cuisine that India offers. You will have an amazing gastronomical experience. You will get everything you want on a trip. But you should have enough time to travel India. And it depends what kind of trip you are actually looking for. Each state has its own uniqueness. Being an Indian, India will be always on top of budget friendly destinations list.

2. Malaysia

Petronas Towers - Malasiya
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The landscapes in Malaysia are to die-for. You can enjoy the white sand islands with a perfect mix of party and a chilled beer or any of your favourite drink and relax. You will love the amazing Cameron Highlands and Selangor, the lush rain forests and delicate wildlife of East Malaysian Borneo and beyond. See it, live it, and you will fall in love with it!

3. Indonesia

Indonesia Sea

Are you looking for a place that offers you white sand beaches, lush jungles, and natural rain forests? Indonesia is the perfect destination for you!

Did you know Indonesia has more than 17,500 islands, and 300 different ethnic groups, speaking over 700 different languages? I was surprised by the facts. So, what are you waiting for? Plan your trip soon to find something new!

4. Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
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This destination has lots to offer, from surfing hotspots to delicious food, and historical sites that are a must-visit for history lovers. Sri Lanka is slowly making its name amongst the best budget-friendly places. You can enjoy a quality experience without spending much.

You can check out the UNESCO World Heritage Site Galle fort in Colombo and do try all the street food, its delectable! Must try: samosas and kottu roti

5. Laos


Laos is often overlooked, jammed as it is between Thailand and Vietnam. But it’s a perfect choice if you are a budget traveller looking for a more authentic vibe. The new improved infrastructure has made Laos more accessible, making it in the top pick of the list.

Laos is sparsely populated, mountainous with around 70% forest coverage and if you like trekking kayaking, zip lining, climbing, and any other such activities, Laos is the place for you. You can enjoy these activities within your budget for sure!

6. Nepal


Nepal gives you an incredible view of some of the highest peaks on earth, diverse culture, friendly people, delicious delicacies, splendid wildlife, and adventures. The country has some of the best of everything that every type of traveller would surely love!

Nepal is one of the best budgets travel destinations to look out for.  A visit to Nepal is not only a culturally or naturally rewarding experience but also one that will not drain your pockets unduly and is acknowledged as one of the best destinations to visit in your lifetime!

7. Thailand


Popular? Very much. It’s one of the budget-friendly places to travel.  Head all the way to Northern Thailand to the Chiang Ma region, you will get the best-value accommodation.

With its lush jungles, famed beaches, amazing food, Thailand is one the best countries to visit. The country is a well-worn destination on the backpacking trail and everything is so convenient and easy. When you hear its name, you already have thoughts about beaches, beauty, shopping, and food. So, plan for it!

8. Vietnam


Vietnam is a country of breath-taking natural beauty with a unique heritage, astonishingly exotic and utterly compelling. The stunning and varied geography, amazing cuisine, plentiful beaches, and endless shopping centres are all reasons to travel to the country.

Eat local and you will not spend more than a few dollars per meal, with locally brewed beer. It’s amazing! And yes, do not forget try out Spa, you will love it!

Cambodia, Bhutan, Philippines, can also be terrific budget friendly destinations in Asia. Exploring Asia is not a costly-affair after all if you plan a trip prudently

Asia has been a paradise for budget travellers. It is one of the most affordable regions to plan a tour.

If you have been dreaming of planning an international trip but did not execute just because of the budget, I am sure this article would have delighted and encouraged you to plan for a holiday. From islands and beaches to mountains and valleys you can fly away for an enormous amount of fun and entertainment to these places without making your wallet fall off a cliff.

So, do not waste more time and start planning soon!

If you have more budget-friendly destinations in your list, please let us know. We would be happy to add it to our list.

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