Traveling on a Budget

Many people have not discover the beautiful places of Yogyakarta (ID) and Vietnam. While traveling may cost a lot of money, these two destinations offer cheap accommodation and food prices. Here are the details:



There are 2 types of transportation that you could choose. If you want to press the budget, you could use motorcycle that would only cost you around IDR 50,000.00 each day (without fuel). If you have more budget, you could use car for the transportation where it would cost you around IDR 200,000.00 each day (without fuel and driver).

Place to stay:

You can find a lot of Hotels, Guesthouses, and Boutique Hotels that are located in Yogyakarta with the price below IDR 500,000.00 a night. You can also go for a Hostel with the price of IDR 100,000.00 each night.

Places to visit:

1. Curug Luweng Sampang

Address: Jl. Juminahan, Desa Sampang, Kecamatan Gedangsari, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta

Operational Hours: 24:00 – 23:59

Entrance Ticket: Free

2. Goa Pindul

Address: Desa Gelaran 1, Kel. Bejiharjo, Kec. Karangmojo, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta 55891.

Operational Hours: 07:00 – 17:00 WIB.

Entrance Ticket: IDR 35,000.00 (Locals) – IDR 50,000.00 (International tourists

3. Gumuk Pasir Parangkusomo

Address: Jl. Pantai Parangkusumo, Kec. Kretek, Kabupaten Bantul, Yogyakarta

Operational Hours: 08:00 – 18:00 WIB

Entrance Ticket: Free

4. Kereta Gantung Pantai Timang

Address: Tepus, Kabupaten Gunung Kidul, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 5581

Operational Hours: 24:00 – 23:59

Entrance Ticket: IDR 10,000.00

Cable Car Fee: IDR 200,000.00


Going abroad for vacation may cost a fortune, but not for Vietnam. Here’s your budget guide:

1. 3-star to 5-star hotel is about IDR 400.000 – 1.300.000/night

2. Transportation cost for motorbike rent is IDR 75.000/day, bus is around IDR 120.000 for a 4-hour long trip and IDR 180.000 for a 9-hour long trip

3. Food ranging from IDR 30.000-IDR 100.000

4. Tours for a day trip is IDR 300.000 and IDR 700.000 for an overnight tour including transportation, accommodation, and food

Famous Places For Beautiful Scenery:

Ha Long Bay is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands (Day trip)

Hội An is a little town that covered in lantern and known for mix styles in architecture between China and French (Free to walk around and enjoy the scenery)

Food Hunt:

Bánh Mì (baguettes filled with a range of meats, paté, cucumbers and other savory ingredients)

Bánh Cuốn (steamed rice rolls come filled with mushroom filling as well as a bowl sweet dipping sauce)

See, traveling doesn’t always have to cost a lot of money. Book your vacation date now and see those beautiful places on your own!

Written by: Claudine Jessica



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