Traveling with minimum luggage, staying in cheap, basic accommodation and cramming in as much as you can in a short space of time is an amazing way to travel and in the cheapest countries for backpackers, there are more than plenty fabulous experiences to be had. Backpacking is as budget friendly as travel comes and it is also the most liberating. Schedules and itineraries are all your own and for the free of spirit and those with a sense of adventure, there’s an amazing sense of not knowing what’s around the next corner. Here are some of the cheapest countries for backpackers so you can plan your adventure.
Thailand is affordable, packed full of culture, and filled with many other backpackers having a good time. It is a great place to meet people and enjoy local and authentic Thai food at a cheap price. You can easily budget $20 a day for food and accommodation, and that’s if you’re staying in a pretty plush place! You can get even cheaper if you look around. This is one of the cheapest countries for backpackers, meaning that you can afford to do and see more. Sublime beaches, fascinating culture, amazing food and brilliant nightlife – what more do you need?