For travel freak people managing funds while planning travel is an issue as air tickets, visa fee and hotel charges take most of the budget. Fortunately though there are many cities across the world which offer a cheap retreat and if you are based anywhere in United States, you can well consider visiting any of these.
For those who love adventure and yet are not in a position to spend a fortune, the city of Kampala in Uganda is the best option. It is one of the cheapest cities in the world and offers numerous ways for an adventure lover to explore its surroundings. You can do white-water rafting in Nile River and also try quad biking and river boarding in the city of Jinja.
Hungary is another affordable place to visit if you are a budget traveler. The city of Budapest is a craze among travelers more so for its status of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Boarding and Lodging comes cheap in Hungary and you can get meals for $5, travel in public transport for $1 and can expect hotels for $20 for a night stay. Budapest has numerous places of tourist attraction including Buda Royal Palace, Margaret Island and the Fisherman’s Bastion.
Ecuador is another country that should be on the wish list of every American traveler. You can get lunch for as low as $3, travel across the city for 50 cents and not worry about currency exchange as Ecuador uses US currency.
You can also explore Montania which is a beach town or can think of visiting cloud forests in Mindo.
Peru is another affordable travel destination if you can explore the place. Ancash region lying North of Lima can be explored and you can have meals for $2 in Huaraz town. You can also opt for bread and breakfast option for $10. Public transport is cheap in Peru though a round trip plane ticket across the country can cost $160.
The capital city of Santo Domingo is a UNESCO World Heritage site and attracts travellers from all over the world. Traces of colonial life can still be found in Dominican Republic as Christopher Columbus came to the region in 1492. February and April are the best months to explore the region as the festivals of Carnaval Dominicano and Semana Santa are held during these months.
Argentina can be another affordable travel destination as public transport and lodging is very cheap in the region. Buenos Aires is the main city in the country and you can explore the rural areas of Argentina comfortably using the public transport.
Thailand can be another country to explore on your wish list if you are a budget traveler. You can get cheap street food for as low as $4 and can visit elegant Buddhist temples, explore the colorful city life in Bangkok or shop at the Damneon Saduak Floating Market.