With travel destinations slowly opening and people more keen on travel, not all can go for a luxury vacation. However, with the right precautions, you can explore few places in India with a minimal budget of Rs. 5,000/-
If you are tired of staying in one place, want a change of scenery, or just want to get out for a bit, here are the top 10 travel destinations in India where you can have a quiet vacation without spending too much.
After some research and experience, we have made a list of your favourite places to visit in the budget where you can easily spend a good weekend for just Rs 5000/-.
Spend on a vacation under the vast skies amidst high mountains and nature, in Kasauli. To reach here you can go by train from Delhi to Kalka and then take a taxi from the station to reach Kasauli.
All this should be done within Rs 2,000 and if you choose a pocket-friendly hotel, it will cost you around Rs 1,000, after which you still have half the amount left.
This place is quite famous for river rafting. This place is also home to the holy Ganges River, due to its proximity to Delhi, it becomes easy to reach here. For this, you will have to travel by state-run buses. The price of tickets ranges from a minimum of Rs 200 to a maximum of 1500- 2,000 (approx). And, if you talk about living then for living, it will cost you 200 rupees on a daily basis.
If you are looking for a spiritual retreat then Vrindavan is one of the closest places from Delhi to explore. However, let us tell you that Vrindavan is not only your unique spiritual destination, but there are also many attractive tourist places around it.
The best thing is since it is designed for pilgrims, it is not so expensive already. You can get a hotel room for 500 rupees for a night. And to travel here, you can choose state-run buses. This place is one of the best tourist places to visit within 5 thousand.
This is again another interesting option for a budget of 5 thousand. It is located at a distance of about 250 km from Delhi and the best way to reach here is to go to Kotdwar by bus and then take a taxi to Lansdowne which is about 50 km from there.
As Lansdowne is secluded and commercialized too little, if you spend this way, you can easily move around a lot here.
On the way to Binsar, you get to see the most incredible views of nature. The city is quite famous due to its wildlife which was declared as an important bird area in the late 90s.
To reach here, you must first take a train from Delhi to Kathgodam and then take a bus to reach. If we are not mistaken, the entire travel expenses can be easily covered within Rs 1,500.
Just 85 km from Trivandrum, Kanyakumari is another tourist destination to be visited under a budget of 5,000. For a bus ticket from Trivandrum to Kanyakumari, you will have to spend only Rs 250. Talking about the rooms, you will get a basic room around 800 rupees. Therefore, even after spending on travel and accommodation, you will have a good amount left.
If you live in or around Delhi, McLeodganj is a great option for low-budget travel. Here you will have to spend 200-300 rupees for accommodation. Travel can also be managed around such a budget. Thus, even after traveling and staying, you will have some money for the entire journey.
Apart from Indian heritage and culture, over time it has also emerged as a travel-worthy destination with a good mix of urban and ancient vibes.
In Varanasi, you can easily get cheap hotels where you can sleep comfortably. And if you travel by state-run buses, the travel expenses will not be much and, you will have enough space and time to take yourself around.
Hampi is also a fast emerging destination where people generally like to spend their holidays. It is basically a city of ruins that is often compared to India’s own Petra. So, if you want to do some amazing travel and are staying near Bengaluru, then you must try Hampi.
Kasol is famous for its natural beauty and this place provides a generous experience. It is quite a beautiful place to enjoy its hippie culture with various style bars and restaurants. Since it is a little far from Delhi, you may get a one-way fare of around Rs 800 to get here.