Asia Overland Journey Statistics
Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam
Total: 3,600 $
My total expenses including everything during 6,5 months (194 days).
- My daily expenses: 2,328 $ (The total of 6,5 months from an average of 12 $ per day)
My daily expenses consisted of accommodation, food, transportation, historical places entry fees, internet cafe, laundry, tools of hygiene etc.
Cost of my daily expenses was different in each country. For example it was 11 $ in Iran'da 11 $ or 13 $ in Thailand. The average daily cost of 194 days is roughly 12 $.
To keep my daily expenses tath low, I usually stayed at the cheapest (and most uncomfortable) hotels mentioned in Lonely Planet guide books and I ate my food from the local places, not tourist restaurants.
- Plane tickets: 785 $ (Including airport taxes and %3 credit card commissions)
Kathmandu-Yangon: 255 $ (Biman)
Yangon-Chiang Mai: 85 $ (Air Mandalay)
Bangkok-İstanbul: 375 $ (Gulf Air)
Istanbul-Ankara: 70 $ (THY)
- Visas: 200 $
Pakistan: 20 $
India: 40 $
Nepal: 30 $
Myanmar: 20 $
Cambodia: 20 $
Vietnam: 35 $
Laos: 35 $
- Commissions: 70 $ (Travel check & ATM commissions)
- Health: 80 $
Surgery in Nepal to remove my cyst , my leg injury during trekking in Nepal, the motorcycle accident I made in Thailand, regular medicines etc.
- Gifts: 50 $
- Angkor 3 day ticket: 40 $
The amount of days I spent in each country :
Number of countries I visited: 9 (Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos)
Number of countries I passed transit : 3 (Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates, Bahrein)
Number of land & river borders that I crossed: 8
Distance that I traveled : Approximately 20,000 km
Number of hotels, hostels, guesthouses, houes, meditation centers, ahrams etc that I stayed: 77
Unesco World heritage sites that I visited: 15 (List)
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