Have you ever been to a city or destination and you simply thought: “Jeez, this place is highly underrated!” – This feeling is somehow a great one as this usually means the destination is not over-crowded by tourists. This makes it actually even more awesome, doesn’t it?! If you have ever been to a popular destination during high season, then you know what we are talking about. We at Gomio.com collected “Top 10 Underrated World Travel Destinations” we think you will love! Have a look and get inspired by new destinations for your next travels!
1. Kandy, Sri Lanka
Considered as the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, the cities’ history of Kandy dates back to the 15th Century. Located right in the very heart of Sri Lanka, Kandy is an impressive alternative of beaches and sea views all over Sri Lanka. And for sure we do not forget our Hostels in Kand: If you are you looking for a Hostel in Kandy, we got it covered! Here you can find your backpacker accommodations in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
2. Ilha Grande, Brazil
How about an island? The Ilha Grande is a beautiful small island with plenty of water activities, and routes to discover on the island itself. And of course: You can find all Hostels in Ilha Grand with the best prices here.
3. Ljubljana, Slovenia
Loaded with rich history, the city of Ljubljana is less overwhelming than other European capitals. This makes this city to a real “hidden” gem. And what can you do here? For instance Paddling across the river in Ljubljana would be one interesting activity. Check out the video below about Paddling in Ljubjana.
4. Chiang Mai, Thailand
Hundreds of Temples and surrounded by a beautiful, breath-taking landscape. The ancient wall, and the green area, makes this “Rose of the North”, as the city as called, an alternative backpacker destination in Thailand.
5. Seville, Spain
Seville (Spanish: Sevilla) and its over 2000 years old history offers you an incredible Andalusian experience. Although this city is well-known for its beauty, when it comes to Spain travelers tend to think about the capital of Madrid and the Mediterranean pearl of Barcelona. Seville is another must-see in Spain, and a great destination for budget backpacker. The city itself is compared to the northern part of Spain cheaper. Be aware that it
can be is very hot during summer season in July and August. And of course, we at Gomio have the coolest hostels in Seville for you. You can find all backpacker accommodations and Hostels in Seville right here with us. Enjoy the Andalusian Culture in Seville!
6. Essaouira, Morocco
A charming small town right at the Atlantic ocean, and just 1 1/2h bus ride from the busy city of Marrakesh. This city is fast to discover as the medieval center of Essaouira is quite small. We recommend a stay for at least one day up to 4 days. This depends on you and your passion for beaches, small towns, and a relaxing travel experience. Find all Hostels in Essaouira, Marocco with us at Gomio.
7. Mérida, Mexico
- Colonial Architecture
- Colorful Streets
- Less tourist crowds
8. Kyoto, Japan
- Retains Traditional Heritage
- Numerous Temples and Japanese Gardens
9. Leh and Ladakh, India
- Remote Natural Beauty
- Buddhist Culture and Monuments
Find below the inspirational video about 10 Underrated Travel Destinations.
10. Cape Town, South Africa
Last but not least, Cape Town offers a favorable climate and pristine beaches all over the place. Interested? Read more about Cape Town in South Africa here. Do we need to add anything else?