The Cheapest places to travel in Asia this year

The Cheapest places to travel in Asia this year

Want to travel to Asia this summer, but put off by the price? Don’t worry, Zen Rooms have put together a list of the cheapest places to travel to this year.

Booking your next holiday can be daunting, not least because of the prices. If you want to go travelling in Asia this summer, we’ve got your back with a list of the cheapest destinations for you to travel to. Don’t worry, they’re not just cheap, they’re unique, fantastic, and (in most cases) delectable.

Puerto Galera, Philippines


One of Zen Rooms newest destinations, and a real gem for those looking for one of the cheapest travel destinations in Asia. Puerto Galera offers budget diving, Kayaking, and the beaches have been known to rival the best of them. This getaway, which translates to “port of the galleons”, is just a few hours’ drive from the capital of Manila.

Penang, Malaysia

This unique location has been known as a ‘food paradise’, but that’s not why it’s one of the cheapest travel destinations in Asia. No, Penang is cheap because it offers so much bang for its buck. It’s undoubtedly unique in its vibrant street art and cultural scene. Check out our short guide on exploring Penang’s street art, then book up your tickets!

Bangkok, Thailand


The beating heart of Thailand, Bangkok offers so much to do, even for those who want to travel on a shoestring budget. Once you’ve landed, head into town and grab yourself something to eat from the huge variety of Asian restaurants available. After that, how about checking out the town’s unique culture and heritage at the Taling Chan market on the canals? You’ll find some of the cheapest (but unbelievably delectable) street food snacks here.

Batangas, Philippines


We’ve recently talked about how great Batangas is if you want to go hiking. However, the area’s natural beauty and splendor also mean that Batangas is one of the most beautiful and cheapest places to travel to in Asia, for a hiking holiday.

Yogyakarta, Indonesia


With some of the world’s most unbelievable temple views, Yogyakarta might just be the perfect soothing getaway. A cheap location because of the incredible Kraton! Check out the ZEN Rooms Panembahan Kraton for a nearby place to stay.

Cebu City, Philippines


Head to Cebu City to see some beautiful sea views. It’s a big city with lots to do, but it’s arguably got some stunning water views. Don’t forget to visit the oldest street in the Philippines – Colon St. – for a cheap activity, it’s free!

Kandy, Sri Lanka


A beautiful mix of culture, history, and class. Visit the city’s Temple of the Tooth for a look at Sri Lankan culture at its finest. Cheapest for those looking to immerse themselves in culture.

Chiang-Mai, Thailand


The Cheaper of Thailand’s two big tourist cities. Chiang-Mai is home to one of the country’s most famous temples: Wat Phra Singh. Also the cheapest place in Asia for trying it’s many different foods (you would be surprised by how many different restaurants there are).

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka


Close to Colombo, but with a great nightlife. Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia is one of the cheapest destinations in Asia for those who want to party the night away in Sri Lanka.

Langkawi, Malaysia


With some of the best beach views in Malaysia, head here for one of Malaysia’s cheapest (when you consider bang for your buck) holiday destinations. Visit the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls for one of the country’s cheapest and most soothing natural wonders.

Where’s the best place to stay?

Make sure to check out ZEN Rooms available locations. Booking with ZEN Rooms ensures that you’ll have comfortable accommodation at comfortable and smart prices. This will leave you with more cash to make the most of your holiday in Asia, no matter where you opt to go.

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