With spring season just round the corner, many of you might be planning a short retreat to some soothing places in the world. Be it about soaking the sun, getting intimate with the melting snow, mountain trails or a historic tour, here are a few low-budget travel ideas that may offer a great delight to your holiday memories:
West Coast of Morocco
Offering the best of sunshine and local culture, the Atlantic coast of this North African nation is well-bound to mesmerize you with its natural charm. Here you may spend your afternoon in the beaches or explore the historical streets at medina or go for some travel shopping at its souks. And do not forget to savor some fresh fish for a dinner.
Guatemala is more about a refreshing Tropical escape and features volcanoes, lush-green rainforest, mountains and lakes with a diverse species of flora and fauna for great sightseeing. But it is perhaps the mystic sites of the ancient Mayan Civilization, colorful markets and the graceful colonial structures that adds a great delight to your journey in this country. This Central American nation is quite cheap as compared with other places that come with similar offerings.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA
Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the border region of North Carolina and Tennessee features some of the scenic natural attractions of the United States. The entire place is ideal for outdoor activities like cycling, horse riding, fishing and hiking along the mountains. There’s no entry fee for exploring these gifts of nature.
The French Alps
The French Alps offer a great bounty in terms of end-of-season skiing, something that comes with a sizable bargain as tourists begin to become sparse at this time of the year. Some of the popular chalets include La Plagne, Val Thorens, Val d’Isère and Les Arcs. You may also also look for lucrative deals that include include transfers, breakfast, dinner and evening snacks.
New Orleans, USA
Given the status of New Orleans as the birthplace of jazz, these music scene in this city is as lively as the spirit of its people. Home to some of the greatest musicians that America has produced, one cannot afford to miss the jam sessions at its moody bars. Apart from Jazz, you could always expect some tradinial mix of hip-hop, reggae and R&B music.