Top 10 Places For Budget Trips In India For 2020

Top 10 Places For Budget Trips In India For 2020

Travel Places in India Nov 29, 2019

Nothing can be best if one gets long holidays or long weekends from college or work. And the icing on the cake is having some penny and in the mood of traveling. So to make your trip wonderful that fits your pocket, I have listed places in India that are most affordable. 


10 Places For Budget Trips In India


India is a country full of dramatic landscapes, scenic vistas, tasty food, and adventurous activities. Given below is a list of pocket-friendly places one can explore in India.




1. Alleppey – The Venice Of The East


Alleppey is among the most beautiful destinations for pocket-friendly trips in India. It is famous for the verdant countryside, lagoons, and the waterways. It is the best place to cruise lazily around the ever-present houseboats and don’t forget to taste the delicious coconut-laced seafood.


Ideal duration of stay: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 300 to Rs. 800 for Stay, Food.

Houseboats: Start at Rs. 6000 per day for 1 BHK and includes three meals.


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2. Goa – The Land Of Beaches


Goa is at the top of the list when it comes to budget trips in India. Get ready to lose yourself on its beaches, forts, local markets, Portuguese architecture, and the palm tree-lined quaint villages. If you want to explore on your own then you can even hire a motorbike. You will find several pubs to chill out too.


Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 300 to Rs. 600 for Stay, Food.

Train travel Mumbai to Madgaon and back: Rs 450


3. Pondicherry – The French Town


Want to get a French experience? Don’t hit your pocket instead visit the French of India- Pondicherry at an affordable cost. As it is the French Town of India so undoubtedly you will find French food which will bring water in your mouth. Experience cobblestoned streets during the day and put up your feet at the numerous cafes on the beach in the evenings. 


Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 200 to Rs. 600 for Stay, Food.

Bus travel from Chennai to Pondicherry and back: INR 500


4. Rishikesh – The Yoga Capital


Want to experience adventure at an affordable cost then no one can beat Rishikesh for this. From experiencing whiter-water-rafting to the beach camps, Rishikesh provides the trek that brings adventurer in you. But note that it is an entirely vegetarian and alcohol-free destination.


Ideal duration: 1 Night/2 Days

Average cost: Rs. 200 to Rs. 500 for Stay, Food.

Travel to and from Delhi: INR 300

River rafting: Rs. 400 to Rs. 1300 per person

Beach camping: Rs. 1600 per person (includes a 1 Night stay, 3 meals, and river rafting)


5. Darjeeling – The Land Of Thunderbolt


Barking from the New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri to Darjeeling is a once in a lifetime experience. And what makes it better is that it remains one of the best budget-friendly trips in India. Once you are up in the mountains, just take in the healthy air, drink Darjeeling tea, get up early and take a look at the sunrise in the Tiger Mountains and be prepared to be charmed by the wonderful Kanchenjunga.


Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 300 to Rs. 900 for Stay, Food.

Travel from Kolkata to Siliguri or New Jalpaiguri by bus and back: Rs. 490

Toy train up to Darjeeling from NJP: Rs. 250

Jeep ride from NJP to Darjeeling: Rs. 150/person


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6. Sikkim – The Organic State


Sikkim is among the loveliest and cheapest holiday destinations in India. Nothing beats its wonderful climate, picturesque views of the Himalayas,  adventurous treks, strong Tibetan Buddhist culture, and delicious local food.


Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 100 to Rs. 800 for Stay, Food.

Kolkata to Siliguri (Train): Rs. 185 one side

Siliguri to Gangtok (Bus): Rs. 165 one side


7. Kanyakumari – The Southernmost Tip


Being the pinnacle of the Indian continent makes Kanyakumari fascinating. The unification of the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean – behold it, to believe it! One must definitely look at the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and the breathtaking sunrise and sunset views here. This destination has definitely proved to be the best budget trip in South India.


Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 200 to Rs. 900 for Stay, Food.

Bus fare Trivandrum to Kanyakumari and back: Rs. 500

Train one-way fare: Rs. 180


8. Nainital – The City Of Lakes


Being a hill station, Nainital is a good option for a pocket-friendly trip to India in December. Nainital is undoubtedly one of India’s most popular hilly tourist destinations with its main attraction – Lake Nain and the beautiful hills surrounding it. A ropeway for snow viewing decks at the mighty Himalayas is mandatory here.


Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 100 to Rs. 400 for Stay, Food.

State transport buses, Delhi to Nainital (roundtrip): Rs. 368

Private Volvo bus (roundtrip): Rs. 800

Boating: Rs. 150/hr for a paddle boat

Ropeway: Rs. 150 (roundtrip)/person


9. Munnar – The Green Hill Town


As you travel through Cochin, you can even enjoy the Elephant Training Center on the road in addition to the spectacular scenic drive. Munnar tea gardens are a hallmark of this, but you can even try the Eravikulam National Park or even an early morning hike to the hills of Rajmala.


Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 100 to Rs. 800 for Stay, Food.

Buses from Ernakulam or Cochin and back: Rs. 180 – Rs. 300


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10. Udaipur – The White City


City of Lakes or White City, name what you can, Udaipur is undoubtedly one of the most exotic cities in India. When you’re done with the magnificent palaces and lakes, check out some of the rare cars at the Vintage Museum. Try the delicious dal, bati, churma, and jalebi.


Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Average cost: Rs. 50 to Rs. 500 for Stay, Food.

Delhi to Udaipur (State transport bus): INR 650




So whether you’re looking for a two-day trip to India or a month-long vacation, this list of budget travel to India is helpful. So, get those lazy buddies out, pack your bags and go to India for a wonderful budget vacation.

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