11 Cheap, Yet Beautiful, Places Frugal People Should Explore

Traveling is one of the best ways to create wonderful memories. You get to meet new people, explore new cultures, and indulge in exotic cuisines. Many frugal people do not like traveling because it eats into their budgets and savings.

What if you could enjoy traveling without worrying about spending too much? Here are some of the best places across the world you can travel when on a budget.


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This Himalayan city has everything to offer: great natural landscapes, vast unexplored jungles, mountains, ancient temples, and a chance to see rare tigers. It is a great destination for people who love rafting, paragliding, meditation, yoga, and hiking. The people are very hospitable.

Bharata, India

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Visit here to explore the wonderful natural hot baths believed to have healing capacities. The accommodation and lifestyle are cheap, and the locals are very hospitable.


Maldives paradise scenery. Tropical aerial landscape, seascape with long jetty, water villas with amazing sea and lagoon beach, tropical nature.
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People think Maldives is a pricey tourist destination. And this holds true if you fall for tourist traps and visit expensive resorts on the island. Visit during the off-season and stay in guesthouses. High season is often congested. 

Sri Lanka

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Visit Sri Lanka to enjoy clean, wonderful, and pristine beaches. The locals here will offer you great hospitality and the accommodation is fairly priced.


Zimbabwe is home to the famous 108m tall Victoria Falls. You get to enjoy bungee jumping and white water rafting. There is an abundance of wildlife to see here as well.


Giraffes and sunset in Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Park in Kenya.
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The best time to visit Kenya is between July through November when the wildebeest are migrating. This is an annual event where hundreds of thousands of wildebeest make a perilous journey crossing the Mara River to seek greener pastures in Kenya. Many fall victim to the crocodiles that lurk in the waters of river Mara.

Costa Rica

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This country offers one of the best rugged coastlines across Central America. There are wonderful beaches on both the Pacific and Caribbean fronts. Biodiversity, jungles, and volcanoes wait.


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Mongolia was a reserved nomadic country known for its hero, Genghis Khan. It is nestled between Russia and China. You visit the Gobi desert, Lake Hovsgol, and the Altai mountains and get to enjoy the wonderful hospitality of the Mongolian people.


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There is a reason why this country has become popular with digital nomads. Besides being an affordable destination, it has stunning landscapes that attract backpackers from all over the world.


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Vietnam has wonderful, sprawling countryside and paddy fields. The paddy field of the Mekong Delta is one of the largest fields in the world. There are beautiful beaches, great and affordable food, and wonderful people. 

Prague, Czech Republic

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People who want to explore cities can visit Prague. The best way to explore Prague is by foot. Walk on cobbled streets to enjoy the wonderful architecture and history that define this great city and its people.

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