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10 Breathtaking Destinations on Earth Pakistanis Can Travel with Just PKR 81,000 in Pocket

Let’s admit it, we work our entire lives trying to chase shiny objects, fancy clothes and all in all, great experiences that definitely come at a price. One of the ways you want to spend that money is by traveling. Airports, plane tickets, hotels, taxis, food, cameras and of course, Instagram – a typical experience of travel; that’s much about it, right?

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Today, we are going to discuss how Pakistanis can travel picturesque destinations on earth. Not London, not Madrid, not Paris, not New York, and not even Toronto, where you can travel and stay at your grandma’s and save cash – no, certainly not. We are talking about only PKR 81,000 at your disposal and an array of larger than life travel experiences in 10 different countries around the world.

We also urge you to rule out an Emirates ticket from your mind or dining at a fancy restaurant or even a night at one 3-star hotel. We are talking about just living the greatest experience the smartest way possible. Let’s begin! Here are the 10 places on earth you can travel for PKR 81,000, precisely:

1. Moscow, Russia

Let’s admit it, we work our entire lives trying to chase shiny objects, fancy clothes and all in all, great experiences that definitely come at a price. One of the ways you want to spend that money is by traveling. Moscow, Russia Cheapest ticket – PKR 55,000 Accommodation – Hostel Zont I Shlyapa (PKR 900/night, including breakfast); Makarov Hostel (PKR 864/night); SunVita House (PKR 810/night) Things to do for fun – City Sightseeing Moscow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour that allows you a great sightseeing Moscow for 1 day, see attractions like Alexandra Garden, St. Basil Chapel and Red Square, enjoy audio commentary on buses and you can hop on and off as many times as you wish at 9 locations around the cities. It would cost you only PKR 1500/day. Besides, Cruise on Moskva River, pass by Kremlin and Christ the Saviour Cathedral for 2.5 hours costing only PKR 1800.

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Cheapest ticketPKR 55,000
AccommodationHostel Zont I Shlyapa (PKR 900/night, including breakfast); Makarov Hostel (PKR 864/night); SunVita House (PKR 810/night)
Things to do for funCity Sightseeing Moscow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour that allows you a great sightseeing Moscow for 1 day, see attractions like Alexandra Garden, St. Basil Chapel and Red Square, enjoy audio commentary on buses and you can hop on and off as many times as you wish at 9 locations around the cities. It would cost you only PKR 1500/day. Besides, Cruise on Moskva River, pass by Kremlin and Christ the Saviour Cathedral for 2.5 hours costing only PKR 1800.

2. Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cheapest ticket PKR 53,000
AccommodationThe Best Hostel (PKR 580/night); One C Hostel (PKR 843/night)
Things to do for fun – Half day private custom Colombo city tour for 6 people (PKR 952)

3. Istanbul, Turkey

Cheapest ticketPKR 42,000
AccommodationTaksim Hostel Green House (PKR 875/night); Neverland Hostel (PKR 750/night including breakfast); Paxx Istanbul Hotel & Hostel (PKR 620/night including breakfast)
Things to do for funEvening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul (PKR 1637); Cruise Port to Central Istanbul (PKR 1693); Hagia Sophia Walking Tour (PKR, 1500)

4. Tbilisi, Georgia

Cheapest ticket PKR 50,000
AccommodationSheni Hostel (PKR 312/night); Squirrel Hostel (PKR 468/night); Hostel FreeStyle (PKR 390/night) House 11 (PKR 590/night)
Things to do for funMtskheta Tour (PKR 1984); Tbilisi Walking Tour with Cable Cars (PKR 1058)

5. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Cheapest ticketPKR 37,000 – 48,000
AccommodationBirdnest Collective Café & Guesthouse (PKR 773/night including breakfast); Dreamville Hostel (PKR 902/night)
Things to do for funKL Tower Observation Deck (PKR 1900); Half-Day City tour (PKR 1300)

6. Cairo, Egypt

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Cheapest ticket PKR 45,000
AccommodationWake Up! Cairo Hostel (PKR 632/night); Pyramids Inn Hostel (PKR 1228/night); Ramses Palace Hostel (PKR 1106/night)
Things to do for fun – Sound and Light Show at Giza Pyramids (PKR 1700); 1-hour Felucca Sunset Sail on the Nile River (PKR 762); Full-Day Tour from Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx Memphis and Saqqara (PKR 1526)

7. Kiev, Ukraine

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Cheapest ticketPKR 42,000 (20 hour flight – Emirates)
AccommodationPodolski Hostel (PKR 1287/night); Vydubychi (PKR 975/night)
Things to do for funRiver Dnipro Sightseeing Cruise from Kiev (PKR 1068/hour); Small Group Walking Tour of Kiev Center (PKR 1900)

8. Baku, Azerbaijan

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Cheapest ticketPKR 46,000
AccommodationCheeky Carabao Backpackers Hostel (PKR 993/night); White City Hostel (PKR 620/night); Hostello Hostel (PKR 744/night)
Things to do for fun3 Hours Around Baky City Tour (PKR 2300)

9. Prague, Czech Republic

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Cheapest ticket49,000
AccommodationHostel Boudnik (PKR 739/night); Little Quarter Hostel (PKR 750/night); Sokolsa Youth Hostel (PKR 900/night)
Things to do for funPrague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour Including Old Town Square and Tram Ride (PKR 1500, departure: 11am-2pm); Prague Vltava River Sightseeing Cruise (PKR 1470)

10. Bangkok, Thailand

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Cheapest ticketPKR 34,000 – 40,000
Accommodation CHERN Hostel (PKR 1291/night); Sakura Sky Residence (PKR 1400/night); Krit Hostel (PKR 710/night); All In One Hostel (PKR 969/night); Stay With The Mixx (PKR 484)
Things to do for funPrivate Guided Day Tour: Bangkok and Beyond (PKR 1309/night); SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World Admission (PKR 1995)

In a general perspective, you’ve got a lot to shed from your bank account in order to acquire a good travel experience. To say the least, that’s what we have learned, seen and told. Not denying great experiences comes at a greater price. But then, the truth kicks in – not everyone gets to do it and that hurts, which is why we need to open our eyes and see the possibilities around us. One such possibility is having that coveted experience for an unimaginable price with a Pakistani passport in your hand. Yes, guys, it’s all possible!

Accommodation and ticket prices fluctuate on a daily basis. You may find even cheaper or more expensive; best to keep checking frequently. Also, keep in mind that not the most popular airlines around the globe let you travel in such less fare but the ones that do, are great and provide up-to-the-mark services.

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