Mark your calendars and start saving up your coins. Looking to travel this year but don’t want to break your bank? Grab your passports, pack your bags and save money by checking out this list of the top 10 places to travel overseas in 2018. From sun soaked vacations in Peru to mountain top scenic views like Nepal, here are some amazing, yet affordable vacations you’ll want to add to your bucket list!
- Phuket, Thailand
Phuket is one of the world’s finest beaches, and is one of Thailand’s largest islands. With white sands, palm trees and shimmering seas it has something for everyone to choose from. You can take a speedboat trip to many of the nearby tropical paradises like the popular Phi Phi Island or enjoy a scenic cruise to the mystical Phang Nga Bay. With 3 star hotels starting as low as $13, you can be visiting the elephant sanctuaries and viewing the Phuket FantaSea Show all at a low cost.
Hotels as low as $35
Karpathos is the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the Aegean Sea. Most known for its traditions, untouched landscapes and beaches. Karpathos is the island of natural beauty. Visit the sacred chapels, museums and Poseidon’s cave and plan to do tons of hiking, diving and surfing.
Hotels fall as low as $27
3. La Paz, Bolivia
La Paz is a city that sits on mountains, and is the highest capital cities in the world. Reaching between 3,300 and 4,100 meters above sea level. The ich with museums filled with artifacts, colorful markets and 19th century churches.
Hotels as low as $10
4. New Zealand
Weather you’re looking for something mellow or action-packed, New Zealand is always epic. Known for their Maori origin and their great food and wine, New Zealand is known as the adventure capital of the world. Popular adventures of New Zealand include skydiving, skiing, buggy jumping, hiking, caving and so much more great outdoor activities. Not to mention that it’s a very affordable vacation.
Hotels as low as $46
5. Trujillo, Peru
Attractions such as sacred pyramids and fishing villages is what brings people to Trujillo. The city makes one feel like they’ve traveled back hundreds of years with its polychrome buildings and profusion of colonial-era churches. Trujillo is filled with remarkable account ruins and archaeological sites.
Hotels as low as $35
An ideal vacation for spring and fall, Mostar is great for those who enjoy tradition and breath taking views . Mostar is beautiful especially at night time when the lights fill the city. Mostar is also filled with beautiful cliffs and a one of a kind experience.
Hotels as low $27.
During your stay in the African safari, you can experience national parks, safari reserves and beaches. In one of the largest countries in East Africa, enjoy the Zanzibar’s Stone Town and Ngorongoro Conversation area.
Hotels as low as $48
Visit this vibrant city full of arts and traditions. This multicultural diverse city is filled with tons of crafts, foods, jewelry, fabrics and wood. With streets filled with markets, museums and mosques Dakar is definitely a sight to see.
Hotels as low as $40
9. Sri Lanka
Experience endless beaches, bundles of elephants and welcoming people when you visit Sri Lanka. A small place filled with so much history and natural beauty. Lying between India and Southeast Asia, this is a place you’ll want to add to your bucket list.
Hotels as low as $16
With himalayan views, villages and jungle wildlife Nepal has a lot to offer as one of the world’s greatest travel destinations. Visit medieval cities and scared sites or climb to the top of the Himalaya’s with trails leading to Everest, the Annapurnas and beyond.
Hotels as low as $9