With summer holidays just around the corner, it’s time for vacations to be planned, destinations to be decided and bags to be packed. Here are ten exotic holiday locations which are cheaper than Indian rupee. A deal worth exploring after all!
Sao Tome and Principe
Perfect for a quiet adventure, Africa’s second smallest country is perfect for a quiet adventure. Its Portuguese-Creole flavour and laid-back vibes, make it ideal. Abundance of natural vistas, beautiful palm-lined beaches, rich rainforests, soaring volcanic peaks, and much more – it is a delight at low expense.
Bestowed with 3,260 kms of coastline, Vietnam is full of beautiful beaches and bays. It also has a natural system of forests, mountains, waterfalls and streams. Visit Ha Long Bay, the ancient town of Hoi An, Cu Chi tunnels.
Lying at the edge of Eastern Europe, its seductive landscapes remain unexplored. It has pleasing cornflower fields, dense forests and picturesque villages. It is home to the Zoo Bre or the European bison, Europe’s largest mammal.
It has the world’s third largest shoreline, measuring up to 54,716 Km and 17,508 islands, out of which 6000 are inhabited. It has several popular scenic destinations, such as Bali and several national parks and diving sites in Bunaken.
Laos is one of the fastest growing tourist industries in the world right now. It has a sprawling collection of unforgettable sites and many of its cities like Vientiane, Pakse, Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang have unique experiences to offer. It is an unusual blend of natural and human-made wonders.
It offers unique and authentic cuisine and has a preserved rural Amazonian cultural heritage. It has a mix of colonial and modern architecture, which is even reflected in the culture of the Paraguayan- everyday life. With unique set-ups like the Tape Saingo, a circuit of installed bridges and ropes, it is the perfect setting for those who love extreme adventure sports.
It is home to many popular locations such as Angkor Vat, Bokor, Kratie, Koh Ker and many more. It has exotic temples, lovely beach resorts, rivers, hill-stations and also the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia, the Tonle Sap.
Tanzania is home to 16 national parks, 29 game reserves and several marine parks. The highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro is a definite visit.
You can take part in several nature-based activities like trekking, bird watching, climbing, horse riding, rafting, camel riding, yak caravan and overland motorcycles. The Gobi Desert is home to dinosaur fossils, bones and eggs.
It is home to several beaches and safe-to-visit volcanoes. This Central-American nation welcomes an approximate of around 2 million tourists every year.
The Victorian Falls National Park, Hwange National Park, Eastern Highlands, Mount Nyangani, Bvumba Mountains are few amongst the many tourist-wonders of Zimbabwe.
It also has a set of some interesting medieval era city ruins, such as the Great Zimbabwe ruins in Masvingo, the Khami ruins, Dhlo-Dhlo, etc..
It is the world’s 13th most visited tourist destination country. Budapest is Hungary’s most popular tourist city, which houses several heritage sites, like the Buda castle, several museums and opera houses. Hungary also has 13,000 thermal springs, many of which have been converted into spas. It also has many caves and lakes.
Apart from the beaches and bays, it is also home to several prominent religious sites like the Temple of the sacred tooth relic, Shrine of our lady of Madhu, Gangarama temple and many more. Marco Polo, the explorer, had called it the finest island in the world.
The tourism in Iceland has grown immensely over the past fifteen years, and it is known for its untouched nature and unique atmosphere. Capital Region, Geysir, Vik, Skogar, are few of the most visited destinations of Iceland.