The Asian continent is full of great tourist destinations one can enjoy. To save some money on your travels, visit these cities on the continent.


  • Chiang Mai, Thailand

The northern city of Chiang Mai in Thailand has many options for the visitors coming from all across the work to it at very low costs.

  • Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara in Nepal not only has great tourist locations, it also has some of the lowest prices in Asia. It is often the starting point of many Asian visits.

  • Hanoi, Vietnam

In Hanoi, everything is on the cheap. If you are a beer person, check out Bia Hoi which is the world’s cheapest beer.

  • Goa, India

Goa is not a city but a region in India. It has many entertainment facilities such as clubs, resorts and others. The facilities can be accessed cheaply thus making it one of the best places to be.

  • Saigon, Vietnam

Often referred to as Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon is a bit more modernized compared to Hanoi. However, it is still among the cheapest cities in the world for locals and tourists.

  • Vientiane, Laos

Few people consider Laos a tourist destination, but if you venture there, you will realize that the majority are wrong.

  • Manila, Philippines

Cultural tourists will be happy to know that Manila costs very little to explore it and the areas around it. A few dollars can take you a long way.

  • Delhi, India

Both Delhi and New Delhi offer some good prices on their food and accommodation. Even more cheaper hotels and resorts are coming up by the day.

  • Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Yangon is the location most people start with once they get to Burma. The hotels are considerably affordable and thus a great place to travel to.

  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Its locations between the Mekong Delta and Siem Reap has made it one of the most important and cheap tourist sites in Cambodia.

  • Hoi An, Vietnam

The city of Hoi An is full of places and things to see while spending very little on the food and drinks. The cultural experience is also very rewarding.

  • Colombo, Sri Lanka

For casual visitors who don’t plan on staying for too long, Colombo is a very affordable destination as it offers food and accommodation with a few luxuries on the cheap.

  • Bangkok, Thailand

Besides the high price of alcoholic, this remains the best place to start your tour of the Asian continent as everything is within reach of a tourist.

  • Kathmandu, Nepal

The Nepalese city of Kathmandu strikes many as a place to simply pass through. However, if you care to stop by, there is a lot to enjoy for little money.

  • Luang Prabang, Laos

Due to its increasing popularity, this city has prices going up by the day. However, you can save a lot as a backpacker or when relying on your RV supplies.

  • Mumbai, India

In Mumbai, you get lots of activities to engage in especially if you like the busy Asian town life. It is also very affordable.

  • Jakarta, Indonesia

This Indonesian city is always full of people and activities to do. Even better, it is quite affordable for the facilities it has on offer.

  • Xi’an, China

The three main tourist cities in China are Beijing, Shanghai and Xi’an. We chose Xi’an as it is very affordable compared to the other two cities. Meet the Terra Cotta Soldiers on your visit here.

All these cities on this list have been vetted for safety and manageability of costs. You should thus be sure of having a good time once you land in any of the locations.

Author bio: Rana Tarakji is an entrepreneur and a contributing writer at Stylerail, a lifestyle blog as well as Sataco, an electro mechanical company in Lebanon.