Holidays play a very vital role in everyone’s life. Holidays not only freshens the mind and inflates creativity but also improves relationships and gives the opportunity to make new friends. We should not only visit the same place again and again but always try to explore new places in and outside India. People think going outside India for vacations would be expensive and affect their pocket but here are the few places which are even cheaper than visiting some of the tourist places in India. Here are the Cheap Holiday Destinations Outside India.
1. Krabi, Thailand
Krabi is one of the most attractive places of the earth which is left untouched. It has various places to visit as Railay beaches and caves, tiger caves, phi islands, etc. Railay is one of Thailand’s most sought-after beach areas which is located just south of Ao Nang and accessible only by boat. Koh Poda is one of the most popular islands in Krabi which is often visited by people who come there. It is located just six kilometers offshore of Ao Nang beach, it roughly takes 25 minutes to get there by long-tail boat. The other place which needs to be visited is Thung Teao Forest Natural Park which is a lowland forest rich in bio-diversity. This park is particularly famous for the Emerald Pool and the Blue Pool being both vivaciously colored by the reflection of the sun. The Tiger Cave is one of the most famous caves in the area which is located near Krabi Town. The ‘footprint of the Buddha’ is the main tourist attraction. The Phi Phi islands are some of the loveliest in Thailand which is located just a 90-minute ferryboat ride from Krabi Town, you’ll find here all that’s required to spend the ultimate tropical holiday.
2. Kathmandu, Nepal
Kathmandu is mostly famous for its temples and stupas such as Kaasthamandap, Darbar square, etc. It is the place where most of the Indian tourists come to celebrate a honeymoon. A small copy of the great Swayambhunath complex is made in the old town which is the most popular Tibetan pilgrimage site. The stupa is set in a hidden courtyard. There is also the temple of the goddess of smallpox which is the northeast corner of the Tibetan-style Drubgon Jangchup Choeling Monastery. It’s just a couple of minutes’ walk south of Thamel. There is a red-brick three-story building that is home to the girl who is a living symbol of Devi. It is enclosed by magnificently carved wooden balconies and windows which makes it the most beautiful courtyard in Nepal. There are a huge number of restaurants around town which are famous for their Nepali food. There are various Rana-era converted palaces that offer a set meal giving a comfortable platform to dine with a cultural show that consists of musicians and dancers performing on traditional song and dance routines. One other tourist spot, the Swayambhunath Stupa consists of four iconic faces of the Buddha stare out across the valley in the cardinal directions. The 2015 earthquake severely shook the site but the main stupa sustained only superficial damage.
3. Malacca, Malaysia
Malacca is known for its historical culture which was trading empires of spices and textiles. It is famous for Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum Chitty Village, etc. Kampung Kling Mosque and A Famosa Fort are the spots that are on anyone’s list who decides to visit the city. Moreover, it is an official UNESCO World Heritage City, so there are plenty of sites to see over the course of a couple of days. St Paul’s Hill Civic Zone is the most prominent building overlooking Dutch Square which is the official residence of Dutch governors and their officers. The Chitty Village is a one-room museum that offers a historical overview of the Indian traders that first came to Melaka. The Portuguese Settlement is a short drive south of the town center along Jalan Parameswara takes you to the heart of this little Eurasian community. The Porta de Santiago on Jalan Kota is all that remains of the 16th-century Portuguese fort, the A’ Famosa. The beautiful Melaka River flowing in Malacca’s tourist area adds to the charming atmosphere of the city. Finding a comfortable and cheap hotel or guesthouse is extremely easy in this city. The city also has a broad range of hawker food, souvenirs and tiny art shops selling locally made goods. Rich history, riverside restaurants, picturesque Dutch Square makes it all a worth visiting place.
4. Colombo, Sri Lanka
Colombo has emerged as a must-see stop in Sri Lanka is famous for its gardens, beaches, museums, etc.The city was originally cleared by the Dutch to give the cannons of Fort a clear line of fire. Nowadays, it’s broad expanses and the seaside promenade are a popular rendezvous spot where the families and canoodling couples travel, and surf deep-fried and briny snacks of the food vendors at the southern end. A large inflexible smile stone Buddha greets you while entering Sri Lanka’s premier cultural institution, which gets better each year. While visiting museums, you will easily spot all manner of art, carvings and statuary from Sri Lanka’s ancient past, as well as swords, guns, reproductions of English paintings of Sri Lanka and a collection of antique demon masks from the colonial period. Crabs are a major income earner for Sri Lanka’s fishing industry. Colombo Lotus Tower is one of the beautiful places to visit in Colombo. Galle Face Green park is opened 24 hours for the visitors which has a large green area. It is covered by beautiful buildings and towers which attracts the visitors to visit frequently. Colombo Pettah market is the famous landmark which is the symbol of the love and affection of Khan’s family. The beauty of the clock tower is enhanced by the water fountain near it.
5. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai is one of the cheapest and finest city which every person fond of roaming needs to visit. Among them, Burj Khalifa, a skyscraper is a highly exotic one which was initially known as Burj Dubai before its inauguration in 2010. Palm Islands is also a place worth to visit which is just a set of two artificial islands, the Palm Jumeirah and the Palm Jebel Ali but you can merely visit Palm Jumeirah as it is the only completed Island. The world’s 900 feet tallest, stunning, and well-choreographed Dubai fountain is a sight to marvel which is in the middle of the Burj Lake and attracts thousands of tourists. It is worth to watch the light and music spectacular show that the Dubai Fountain put up every evening. Dubai Mall is a place that attracts a major tourist crowd among various Dubai tourist places which is a sprawling structure with the vivacious interior designs which portray the rich and splendid lifestyle of Dubai. While you are visiting this exotic destination then don’t forget to visit Dubai Marina as it is a must-visit for you. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo are one of the world’s largest suspended aquariums having an enthralling experience of the wildlife and aquatic species in Dubai. The magnificent attraction of it is a huge collection of sand tiger sharks and many other endangered species which are being conserved in their natural habitat.