10 Off-the-Beaten But Affordable Path Countries to Visit in 2024

Embracing unique adventures is now the norm, with travel enthusiasts favoring uncharted locations over typical spots. Increasingly, countries like Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Sri Lanka, South Korea are trending for their authentic local experiences.

Sri Lanka

"Sri Lanka, increasingly popular since 2023, offers authentic experiences like Marawila's beaches, luxury stays, water sports, and Negombo's nightlife. Try Pidurangala rock for a unique thrill and don't miss historic Galle's beauty."


Explore incredible adventures in Kazakhstan, Asia's top tourist spot. Recently awarded as a trending destination for Indian Travellers. Don't miss Charyn Canyon, Kolsai Lakes, Korgalzhyn Nature Reserve and ice skating at Ile-Alatau Park.


Turkmenistan, mostly desert, offers an off-beat experience in its capital, Ashgabat, notable for a Guinness record due to its marble-clad buildings. Must-sees include the Wedding Palace, Kow Ata Underground Lake, Turkmen Carpet museum, the surreal Yangykala Canyon, and UNESCO site Ancient Merv.


Uzbekistan, a Central Asian gem, now welcomes tourists from 39 new countries, including India. Enjoy the Uzbek Ceramic Experience, tour Tashkent's old Mohallas and Chorsu bazaar, walk Khiva's relaxing alleys, visit the Jewish Bukhara, and more.


Plan a holiday to Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai, the hidden gems of North Thailand. Enjoy an elephant bath, explore the stunning Wat Rong Khun, and experience the Flight of the Gibbon tour.


Enjoy rejuvenation in Shillong's green landscapes and Sikkim's serenity. Sikkim, with its yak rides, monasteries, is the first stateto aim carbon-negative.


Experience stunning monuments, crystal-clear mountains, and natural beauty of Tajikistan. Enjoy hot springs, stargazing, and rich history. Visit Ishkashim, Langar, Yashikkul Lake, Murghab, and Dushanbe.


Explore the picturesque landscapes, rich culture, and pristine lakes of Kyrgyzstan. Enjoy adventurous sports and local cuisines amidst the valleys of Ala-Archa Park, Song Kul and Issyk-Kul lakes. Try the recommended Koumiss treatment for various ailments alongside fun activities.

South Korea

Hiking, spas, themed cafes are top attractions in South Korea. 2023 & 2024 are Visit Korea Years with special events to boost tourism.


Planning a trip to Indonesia? visit Sulawesi Island, Wakatobi Islands, Bunaken Island, Tangkoko National Park, and don't miss the volcanoes. Check out the ADWI 2023, a program to boost local tourism. Remember, there's more to Indonesia than just Bali.

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