Based on the annual Backpacker Index published by priceoftravel.com, every city is rated according to the price of one night at a hostel, 3 meals, 2 rides on public transportation, 1 sight seeing attraction, and 3 drinks. So whether you’re looking to visit the jungles of Southeast Asia or you want to shave a few buck off of your next Eurotrip, these 25 cheapest places to travel that won’t break your budget are for you!
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Following the wars of the 1990s, Belgrade is struggling to attract tourists, but if you do end up visiting, your wallet will thank you.
Backpacker index: $27.56
Becoming popular among tourists visiting South Asia, Manilla is a sprawling metropolis with a lot going on that will likely fit right into your budget.
Backpacker index: $27.46
Much cheaper than other nearby cities like Berlin and Prague, Krakow is definitely worth a visit.
Backpacker index: $26.97
Formerly known as Rangoon, it is the largest city in Burma/Myanmar. After the tourism boycott was lifted in 2012 following government reforms, things began to change. Although there isn’t much tourist infrastructure yet, that’s just part of the adventure right?
Backpacker index: $26.75
Probably a bit overwhelming as far as cities are concerned, if you visit India you should spend at least a few days here to experience it. Decent hotels are pretty cheap.
Backpacker index: $26.32