Budget Friendly Holiday Destinations in India

We often wish to pack the bags and embark on a journey without thinking much about the balance on our bank account. But eventually, the matter comes in between our plan and implementation of the same. Luckily, in India you don’t have to count hefty amount to explore even the most attractive tourist element. If you are ready to adjust with any circumstance and not a very demanding person, you can easily plan for a budget holiday in India.

Check out the list of the best budget friendly destinations, you can plan a trip even when it is the month end.


Popularly known as the backpackers’ paradise, Kasol is favoured by both solitude seekers as well as the adventurous souls. Located on the banks of the cascading river Parvati, this quaint hill station is dubbed as the mini Israel for its thick concentration of Israeli nationals. Good-value accommodation, tranquil surroundings and verdant greenery create the perfect setting to enjoy the days up to your heart’s content. The bakeries, roadside restaurants and cheerful crowd entice you to have some fun, even if you are not a party freak.


Want to explore the most beautiful part of India on a shoestring budget? Pondicherry is your answer. Those who are inclined towards spirituality, sign up to stay at Aurobindo Ashram and volunteer in various philanthropic activities to enjoy free accommodation. If you want to make your trip fun-filled keeping religion away, you will get hotels at an equally reasonable price. A bonus feature, alcohol is available in at surprisingly cheaper rates.


If you are travelling from Delhi, a trip to the Pink City (Jiapur) is going to be really pocket-friendly for you. There are multiple accommodation options for backpackers that will not charge more than INR 500 per night. Same is with the conveyance.

If you are good at bargaining, you can manage to explore the major attractions of the city such as Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort and Amer Fort for just INR 500 700 on an auto rickshaw.


Wake up to the captivating views of Kanchenjunga while seeping a cup of freshly brewed Darjeeling tea. Walk down the roads which constantly change colour throughout the day. Go trekking around the lush green tea gardens or simply lie down on your bed to enjoy the vacation in the real sense of the term. In Darjeeling, it’s all about peace. Explore the Buddhist monasteries and seek bliss in nature. We are sure you won’t feel like coming back to your mundane life. Added advantage: startling cheaper prices of the hotel.


Milky white temples, placed across the crystal clear ponds, paint the canvas of scenic Pushkar. A distinct religious site in Rajasthan, Pushkar boasts 52 bathing ghats and 400 milky blue temples. Here the sounds of episodic chanting, drums and devotional songs add a distinct magnetism to the overall outlook of the city. Lodging, food, camel rides everything in Pushkar is easy to sort out without much bargain.

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