25 Cheapest Places To Travel That Won’t Break Your Budget

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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Jakarta, Indonesia

Jakarta, IndonesiaSource: priceoftravel.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org

Crowded and sprawling, most people only end up staying in Jakarta for a few hours on a layover but if you enjoy shopping and nightlife, then this place is for you.

Backpacker index: $25.70


Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri LankaSource: priceoftravel.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org

Although it’s the capital city, it ranks poorly in the things-to-do-or-see department. For the purposes of our list, however, we’ll say that the capital is representative of the whole country. Basically everything here is affordable.

Backpacker index: $25.31


Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia, BulgariaSource: priceoftravel.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org

Although it isn’t one of Europe’s most obvious destinations, even backpackers can afford some luxury here.

Backpacker index: $25.12


Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, EgyptSource: priceoftravel.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org

Cairo is one of the cities where people with money can splurge but people on a budget can get more than they need.

Backpacker index: $24.88


Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest, RomaniaSource: priceoftravel.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org

One of Europe’s cheapest large cities, what Bucharest lacks in popularity it makes up for in affordability.

Backpacker index: $24.68

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