Whether you are a party animal or passionate for good food, music festivals have transformed into unmatched experiences of art, culture, architecture, good music and good energy. Go beyond your comfort zone and learn about some of the most incredible music festivals that you might not know about. Mix travel with partying by attending these international events, which will not only amaze you and make lifetimes memories, but also stay within a reasonable budget that ensure you live your best life without breaking the bank.
Estereo Picnic, Colombia
A peerless music festival that goes above and beyond. A haven for multiple genres, Estereo Picnic delivers an iconic experience that revolves around good music, good company and good energy. If you are passionate of trying new things, Estereo Picnic is unmissable in your bucketlist. With its first edition taking place in 2010, the festival is the brainchild of two previously competing companies that found strength in collaboration. Today, Estereo Picnic has offered its stages to musical legends like The Weeknd, Doja Cat, Guns N’ Roses, Kendrick Lamar, and more. For 2023, the Lineup hints of another success with the attendance of Rosalia, Billie Eilish, The Chemical Brothers, Blondie, Sofi Tukker and so much more.
Prices for tickets depend on exactly what you want. Estereo Picnic gives you the option of attending one day, two, three or all four, as well as choosing between general tickets and the VIP experience. If you decide to go for one day, tickets will cost around $217, but if you love a good party, good food and making incredible memories, the VIP ticket for the entirety of the festival will cost $653 approximately. Estereo Picnic delivers an award worthy festival experience for unbelievable low prices that makes it hard to not succumb to the allure of the festival.
Besides talented artists, the festival offers a vast gastronomic selection, allowing you to learn about new cuisines as you listen to new artists. Paradigms are meant to be broken and Estereo Picnic knows it. From restaurants to take aways, from bars to signature cocktails, Estereo Picnic will make you feel like royalty. A daily budget of around $100 is more than enough to eat and drink your way through the festival.
The festival takes place in the Parque Deportivo, just a 50-minute drive from the country’s capital city: Bogota. However, transportation is made easy with several options. On one hand, you can pay for the festival’s bus service, which will cost about $9 per day, but limits you to the times the buses are scheduled to depart and arrive. Another option is taking an uber, but prices may vary depending on demand. Your safest and easiest bet is hiring a private transportation service, which is made even easier by Club Swan’s concierge services, making sure you don’t think about anything other than having the time of your life.
Hotels in the city have multiple prices, but you can find an affordable option without sacrificing comfort. Prices can go as low as $550, approximately, for some of the best hotels in the best neighborhoods.
Bogota boasts the third biggest airport in Latin America, meaning you will find an array of options when it comes to plane tickets. A budget of $300 to $500 is more than likely to find you a good offer, making the total cost for travelling abroad, finding accommodation, transportation, dining and attending the festival around $2,500 or even less!