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5 Countries to Visit in Asia at a Lower Cost

Asia is a great place for a low-budget traveler. You can enjoy amazing natural beauty and huge Asian cities spending much less than your country. Travel blogger Molly will share her 5 favorite low-cost countries in Asia.

Umbrella, Asia at a lower costDo you desire an awesome experience in Asia at a pocket-friendly price? Don’t worry there is a number of destinations in Asia that would offer such experience and ensure that you don’t stretch your wallet to the limit at the end of the day.

Clearly, Asia is a home to destinations that could be ranked as the best, epically beautiful and most amazing in the world. To help you choose for your vacation which would not tear your bank account apart, here is a list of affordable and yet amazing destinations in Asia for you.

1. INDIA

Taj Mahal, India at a low cost, Asia
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Apart from being populous, India has the most culturally diverse activities including mind-blowing dances, and circus. On top of that, there is a high value for your travel money, especially in Delhi and Mumbai.

Nightlife at the awesome beaches in the seaside town of Goa where parties and hotels and guesthouses are as affordable yet the experience is of a high rating as of the Porsche ones. You can have your fill with a sumptuous meal at as low as $1.85 can take you through the day or night. This is especially good for a family.

Tourist attraction sites in this marvelous country include mind-blowing “Venice of the East”, Himalayan paradise Sikkim, the tranquil beach town of Gokarna, French-colonial Pondicherry and Alleppey. Despite being as amazing as they sound, these tourist sites are pocket-friendly and they save a great deal for the next visit or alternative expenditure.

As a tourist, a major concern about the destination area is the security situation. In India, the security forces are highly trained and assure security to the citizens. The ratio of policemen to the citizen is manageable and therefore there is no need for an alarm about it.

2. BHUTAN

Bhutan city on a low cost
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Where else in this world have you ever heard of a person making a grand entrance on the back of a tigress? As much it sounds like a fantasy or a fairy tale, it actually happened at the Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan. This site hangs on a cliff and stands enchanting forest of blue pines.

Here, you can also have a glance at the breathtaking view of the Paro valley. The atmosphere is holy and is on the bucket list of almost all the Bhutanese. Visiting this site is pocket-friendly in comparison to the experience of serenity, beauty, and soundness of the site. If you want to experience these and much more, you should travel to Bhutan.

If you want to have a bird-eye view of the entire Paro valley as well as enjoy hiking, then Zuri Dzong Hike is here for you. Here you can soak in the tranquil radiating from the breathtaking view, where you can have stared for hours in awesomeness.

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The Uma Paro Hotel which perches on a Himalayan mountain is one of the remote kingdom’s only boutique hotels. The hotel offers an elegant spa, international delicacies, swimming pool and a thrilling view of the ravishing scenery. The rooms here too have distinct services in reference to an individual’s preferences and choices.

There are Forest view rooms, Valley view rooms, Como suites with a view of Paro valley in the bedroom, a sitting, study area and a kitchenette. There are also One-bedroom and Two-bedroom villas with hot stone bathtub and private spa treatment.

Astonishing landmarks and points of interest like the Punakha Suspension, Khamsum Yulley, and Trongsa Dzong are in Bhutan.

If you historical interest then there are several museums like the Royal Textile Academy, National Folk Heritage, Simply Bhutan Museum and the National Museum. If you need sacred and religious insight, there is Taktshang Goem, Taktsang Palphug, Punakaha Dzong and Tashiccho Dzong.

The security in Bhutan is enhanced by the police presence, high technology surveillance cameras and patrols and of course the peace loving citizens of Bhutan.

3. MALAYSIA

Kuala Lumpur at night, Malaysia, Asia
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If you hear Malaysia, the first thing to cross your mind is Malaysian cuisine! Sushi, Singapore noodles, kung pao chicken, and dumplings bless our stomachs. Some could even rank it to be the best food in the world. There is typically everything for anyone including special requests due to allergic reactions.

The best thing about the food apart from the marvelous taste is the cost. I don’t think such flavors can be found at affordable prices as in Malaysia. If you feel like your account is about to break, you can even try the local delicacies from food hawkers where the taste and flavor are equally good.

You can’t also hear Malaysia without the mention of the stunning sceneries and landscapes. The Perhentian Island where the water is cool for swimming, partying and chilling. The amazing Cameron Highlands and Selangor, lush forest the wildlife of East Malaysian Borneo.

The experience in Malaysia is simply unforgettable!

4. INDONESIA

 

Indonesia, cheap countries in Asia
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Did you know that Indonesia can be termed as a hundred worlds in one: with over 17,500 islands, 300 different ethnic groups living together in peace and harmony speaking over 700 distinct languages! Imagine such cultural diversity mixed with mythic white sand beaches, lush jungles, volcanoes and natural rainforest.

The Gili islands, Komodo Islands (home of Komodo Dragon), beaches like and Lambok, the ‘Paris’ of West Java in Bandung and Dieng Plateau in Central Java provides an amazing starting point to smash your Indonesia tour.

More magic is in Borneo, Sulawesi, and Papua. They are all deserving and will save bunks in your wallet.

5. SRI LANKA

Sri Lanka, Asia at a lower cost
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What more could you ask for? Sri Lanka is loaded with amazing stuff to offer including delicious delicacies, surfing hotspots, blinding white sandy beaches, centuries-old sites and ruins to spice your history.

Colombo has the UNESCO World Heritage Site Galle, undisputable street food like hoppers, kottu roti and samosas. To add flavor, Colombo is only a few miles from Mt. Lavinia, Hikka, Una and some other popular white sandy beaches.

 

The prices in these countries are pretty reasonable, providing affordable luxury to the tour gurus. There is every reason for you to book that ticket and prepare for a visit to Asia and experience a different culture altogether.

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