If you are planning to travel out of China this coming holiday season, here is a highlight of some of the most cost-effective holiday cities you can add to your vacation list.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Famously known as Thailand’s “northern capital”, Chiang Mai is undoubtedly one of the cheapest holiday destinations in the world. It is filled with numerous ancient temples and the city is surrounded by city walls and a moat. The city is a key stop for many travelers in the region and it’s a major highlight for many visitors. Its proximity to China makes it ideal for anyone looking for a cheap holiday destination.
If you are a true lover of history and you are looking for a holiday that will offer you a chance to learn about the ancient history of a different part of the world, you should definitely try visiting Istanbul, Turkey. Turkey is packed with ancient monuments that were left by a parade of conquerors. It is also endowed with impressive scenery, and there are numerous exciting places you can visit in Istanbul for free. Local tour guides also charge an affordable fee if you negotiate.
Soaking up the Greek life does not have to break the bank. You can actually book the next flight from China to Athens and still enjoy your holiday without added financial stress. To begin with, Athens is a reasonably priced city in comparison to other cities around the Mediterranean. If you just choose to stay in a basic hotel, you will enjoy Athens’s attractions; the National Gardens, museums, historic streets, and in most of its ancient ruins. The best part, most of these attractions offer free entry!
UAE, Abu Dhabi
The Gulf region is renowned for its high end, luxurious holiday destinations. But if you are looking for a place to visit while on vacation, Abu Dhabi will simply blow your mind. Some places to visit while there include the Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, UAE University Natural History Museum, or the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
If you can cope with affordable but comfortable accommodation, there are numerous attractions you can visit in Bahrain without paying a single cent, and even when you are required to pay it is an affordable amount. You can visit the Bahrain National Museum and learn about the nation’s history and heritage, or visit the largest pre-historic cemetery in the world at the Dilmun Burial Mounds. You can also take a tour of the Shaik Ebrahim Bin Mohamed Al-Khalifa Center for Culture and Research. Here you will find exhibitions, lectures and recitals by prominent artists, philosophers and writers from all over the world.
With the considerations, you will have a wise expenditure and enjoy your vacation.