Backpacking is one of the most fun and budget-friendly ways to travel around the world. Having a backpacking adventure is a must for any student, you may not get to stay in luxury hotels but you can find some of the most unique accommodations around. Backpacking is one of the best ways to experience the world so if you’re looking for a bit of motivation then you need to check out our top 5 countries to visit.


Turkey is one of the cheapest backpacking countries to visit as it has a little something for everyone. With a unique mix of eastern and western culture and its spectacular landscapes, Turkey is a great place to visit if you’re looking to begin an adventure. You can expect to be cultured about Turkish traditions by locals and taste some of the most spectacular food around. Whilst you travel around this magnificent country make sure you check out Istanbul’s Old Town, the Hagia Sophia museum and the Chora Church, and don’t forget about the Grand Bazaar food market.


If you looking for an unusual backpacking adventure than you must check out Nicaragua. This beautiful country is one of the cheapest places to visit in South America and has the perfect blend wildness, peace and breath-taking views. Make sure that you visit the Granada to see the unique colonial buildings and the Laguna de Apoyo, which is a magnificent volcanic lake in Masaya, is within a 20-minute drive from Granada. The best time to start your adventure would be from December to February when it’s dry and the temperatures are about 32 degrees.


Thailand has become an ultimate student destination so if need to be inspired why not visit this beautiful country. Budget-friendly, cultured and ridiculously cheap food, Thailand has everything you need for a backpacking adventure. With accommodation as cheap as £10 a day, why not grab your friends together and make this trip one to remember. With many islands to explore, beaches to surf and a vibrant nightlife, Thailand should be on your backpacking list.


India is a backpacking favorite and you can expect to experience a lifetime adventure. Travel, accommodation, and food are very cheap compared to other backpacking destinations in the world so you won’t have to worry about breaking the bank. There are many backpacking hostels, so you’re bound to make friends from all walks of life.


Though Indonesia, is not as cheap as most backpacking countries, the country however offers some of the most beautiful clear seas, sandy beaches and magnificent rain-forests. If you’re looking to explore than Indonesia is the place to be! Many things in Indonesia do not require money so you can spend your days trekking, snorkeling and swimming in the sea. If you really want to make the most out of your trip then why not visit Bali which is next door to Indonesia, here you can unwind and take in the beauty of South East Asia.

There’s a world of opportunity out there just waiting to be explored, so make sure you don’t miss out! Remember, the only thing that’s limiting you is your imagination.

If you’re a student discount hunter, you can get student only rates on flights, hotels and tours at StudentUniverse.


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