Looking for a place to visit and spend the holidays is one of the trickiest things to do. Especially when you are looking for a destination which you want to be economical as well as enjoyable. If you are packing your bag for some quality time then this can be the best guide for you. Following is a list of 5 most economical places around the globe for backpackers to visit:


Since 1990, Vietnam has become a major tourist destination in Asia. 2009 recorded the most international tourist visits (3.77 million) to Vietnam. Some of the most attractive places to visit are coastal areas such as Nha Trang, world heritage sites such as Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Hội An, Mỹ Sơn and the caves of Marble Mountains. Touring the country is not much expensive as you could easily get economical as well as luxury hotels in the capital Hanoi and other major cities as well.


A country with over 57% of the geographical locations preserved with rainforests and natural ecosystem, is one of the most economical destinations for tourism. The country preserves its culture with rich nature. Other than nature, the country is also home to 18 World Heritage and 8 UNESCO world heritage sites which include Tropical Rainforest of Sumatra and Jakarta Old Town. Jakarta, the country’s capital, is also home to the world’s largest shopping mall and the favorite for most of the tourists. It has become an urban tourism hub. Indonesia can be the place of your choice as it is also economical.


One of the most important and a major economic revolution of Thailand is its tourism. The number of foreign guests visiting Thailand reached to 32.59 million in 2016. There are numerous places to visit if you are looking for an inexpensive but fun cultural tour. The country’s capital, Bangkok, offers various hostels and places to stay as low as $3/night.


Turkey has become a tourist attraction for its historical buildings and cultural sites. The country is also ranked 6th as in 2014 it was reported that Turkey attracted around 42 million tourists. It’s transcontinental city, Istanbul is a tourist spot that is famous and a must visit spot all for tourists around the world. The most famous sites in the city are Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Galata Tower and Grand Bazaar. The city is also going to be the city with world’s largest airport which will be completed in 2017.


Nepal is every backpacker’s first destination. The country consists of 8 of the 10 highest mountains in the world, the other two being in Pakistan. The cold weather makes it easier to stay for touring purpose. This country is mostly visited by mountaineers, hikers, rock climbers and adventurous people. Other than the mountains, the Janaki Mandir a religious temple, Pashupatinath Temple and world heritage sites like Lumbini are some of the many attractive places to visit. As far as your pricing is concerned, one can easily get stay places in many cities especially Kathmandu for as low as $3.

So get your bags, and start travel hacking.