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Top 30 cheapest cities to be a tourist in

Top 30 cheapest cities to be a tourist in

Backpacker Index names cheapest travel destinations

136 global cities were ranked from cheapest to most expensive in the newly released Backpacker Index.

Although the $ amounts are meant for budget travelers like backpackers, the index can also be a useful indicator to people who have more money to spend.


2016 Backpacker Index ranked each location based on the following variables:

A dorm bed at a good hostel
3 budget meals
2 public transportation rides
1 paid cultural attraction
3 cheap beverages



Here is the list of the top 30 cheapest countries to be a tourist in:
Ranking

$

City
1

15.86
Pokhara, Nepal

2

17.11
Hanoi, Viet Nam

3
18.28
Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Viet Nam

4
18.49
Goa, India

5
19.02
Chiang Mai, Thailand

6
19.78
Kathmandu, Nepal

7
19.92
Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

8
21.02
Kiev, Ukraine

9
22.2
Quito, Ecuador

10

22.71
Luang Prabang, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

11
23.01
Colombo, Sri Lanka

12
23.08
Cairo, Egypt

13
23.48
Bucharest, Romania

14
23.54
Delhi, India

15
23.75
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

16
24.09
Manila, Philippines

17
24.73
Mumbai, India

18
24.82
Yangon, Myanmar

19
24.83
Krakow, Poland

20
25.02
Hoi An, Viet Nam

21
25.22
La Paz, Bolivia

22
25.56
Sofia, Bulgaria

23
25.62
Bangkok, Thailand

24
26.74
Belgrade, Serbia

25
26.96
Jakarta, Indonesia

26
26.98
Fez, Morocco

27
26.98
Mexico City, Mexico

28
27.5
Siem Reap, Cambodia

29
28.57
Xian, China

30
28.64
Phuket, Thailand

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