Affordable Destinations in Asia That You Probably Haven’t Heard About

You Have to Take Advantage of These Budget Travel Destinations

How about hopping into some tropical destinations that offer affordable vacation packages?? Include Asia in your travel list this year!

If you care about the cheapest holiday destinations, here are some recommendations for you.

Northern Vietnam


Northern Vietnam is one of the cheapest vacation places, where having $22 can already give you food and place to sleep. Sadly, the north region of Vietnam often goes unnoticed by tourists. Many travelers miss the breathtaking view of the rice terraces, meandering streets, and soaring mountains. This is actually where the sensational and untouched culture of Vietnam resides.

Sights to see:

  • Halong Bay
  • La Ha Bay
  • Bac Ha Market
  • Sapa Museum
  • Dien Bien Phu Museum
  • Dong Van Market
  • Cat Ba National Park

For people looking for the best vacation deal, accommodation in Northern Vietnam can be found for between ten and fifteen US dollars per night.

Palawan, The Philippines


Palawan, one of the hidden gems in this paradise, has been recently named by Travel+Leisure as the Best Island in The World.

Sights to see:

  • Puerto Princesa Underground River and Cave
  • Honda Bay
  • Tubbataha Reef
  • Coron Island
  • El Nido
  • Palawan Heritage Center

Luang Prabang, Laos


Laos could probably be the best bang for the buck on this list. It is cultural, tranquil, and beautiful in a down-to-earth way. It certainly is a cheap holiday destination where you can get by on twenty dollars per day. This will include eating local food, getting a private room, and not overspending on alcohol.

Sights to see:

  • Kuang Si Falls
  • The Living Land Company
  • Old Quarter Luang Prabang
  • Wat Xieng Thong – Golden City Temple
  • Ban Xieng Lom – Elephant Village

Taipei, Taiwan


It could be due to its low-key reputation that Taipei gets overlooked by many travelers, but Taipei offers beautiful temples and exotic sceneries that may remind you a lot of China and other ethnically Chinese cities like Beijing and Hong Kong.

Sights to see:

  • National Palace Museum
  • Taipei 101
  • Longshan Temple
  • Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
  • Taipei Zoo
  • Yangmingshan National Park

Sri Lanka


Marco Polo has once described Sri Lanka as the finest island of its size in the world. Travelers have long been seduced by the beauty of Sri Lanka. Positioned just slightly above the equator, Sri Lanka is almost a magical place especially for those who have never been here before. There are a number of vacation packages that will take you to the stylish resort of Bentota, the modest Hikkaduwa, and the preserved countryside at the Kalpitiya Peninsula.

Sights to see:

  • Sigiriya
  • Temple of the Tooth
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Udawalawe National Park
  • Adam’s Peak
  • Colombo

Sri Lanka is blessed with fresh and undeveloped beaches, untouched jungles, rich wildlife, and various religious monuments.

P.S Traveling abroad is supposed to be spent outdoors, not inside your hotel room feeling ill. Here are our favorite health care preparation tips for travelers.


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