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Hanoi Was Voted The World’s Cheapest Tourist City

Hanoi, the place to host the second summit between US President Donald Trump and Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is currently the world’s cheapest tourist city, based by Backpacker Index 2019.

The Price of Travel, the world’s largest database of travel expenses, recently announced the ranking of 137 cities across the globe from the cheapest to the most expensive based on “Backpacker Index”.

hanoi vietnam – best budget cost city for travelling

“Backpacker index” is the minimum amount, converted into USD that tourists have to pay for:

  • A bed at a good and cheap hostel
  • 3 budget meals with 3 cheap beers
  • 2 public transportation
  • 1 cultural attraction entrance fee

The result is based on the data studied and calculated until January 2019, which is automatically updated of daily exchange rates.

According to the latest ranking of Price of Travel, in addition to the capital city “Hanoi”, two other cities of Vietnam also were in the list of top 10 cities with the lowest travel costs in the world: Ho Chi Minh city and Hoi An (Quang Nam), with the positions respectively 2nd and 8th.

Hereafter is a list of 10 cities with the cheapest travel costs in the world in 2019, according to the latest rating of the Price of Travel page:

  1. Hanoi, Vietnam (average travel cost per day: USD 18.29)
  2. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (19.47 USD)
  3. Vientiane, Laos ($ 19.56)
  4. Yangon, Myanmar ($ 19.89)
  5. Pokhara, Nepal ($ 20.35)
  6. Chiang Mai, Thailand ($ 20.65)
  7. Granada, Nicaragua ($ 20.90)
  8. Hoi An, Vietnam (US $ 21.20)
  9. Quito, Ecuador ($ 21.90)
  10. Phnom Penh, Cambodia (US $ 22.23)

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