Are you a travel freak but running short of money? No worries, we have brought 10 best places you can visit in India and that too at the possible low budget.
Travel in India can be pretty inexpensive if you know the right place and time to go. From village to metropolitan cities, from deserts to mountains, India has everything a traveller would aspire for. And the best part is that a trip to these places is pocket-friendly.
Check out the list of 10 cool places in India you can plan a trip to on a shoestring budget:
Jaisalmer is one of the gems and a stone studded in the beauty of India that quenches your thirst to experience the taste of royalty in the low possible budget. The never-ending excitement of visiting the forts, temples, raj mahals, enjoying camel rides and shopping is completely economical and amazing. Jaisalmer embraces you with low cost of accommodation, cheap travel expenses and affordable food prices. Do not miss to plan a trip to this beautiful place if you are a fun-loving travel freak.
Jaisalmer fort or Sonar Quila, Gadisar lake, Jain temples, Jaisalmer government museum and much more.
2. MUSSOORIE, UTTARAKHAND
A beautiful and gratifying travel destination, the “Queen of Hills” is a wonderful hill station situated at the foothills of Himalayas at a height of 2005 mts above the sea level. The lush green hills, varied flora and fauna and the majestic view of Shivalik ranges and the Doon Valley attract thousands of tourists every year. Mussoorie is not only popular for its scenic beauty, but it has also become a hub of education. The most prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy where officers are trained for Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service is situated in Mussoorie.
Mall Road, Dhanaulti, Kempty Falls, Camel’s Back Rock, Mussoorie Lake, Jharipani Fall and much more.
3. AMRITSAR, PUNJAB
Home to the famous Sikh shrine, Amritsar is a paradise for random tourists and devout believers. A city chiming with the divine ardaas of Golden Temple and is bound to calm you down and leave you stress-free. Amritsar is also known for its rich cuisine, sacred temples, folk art and culture.
This city must be visited not only for the beautiful Golden temple but also to experience the triumph and patriotism at Wagah Border and Jallianwala Bagh. You must visit Amritsar to experience the calm in the chaos.
Golden Temple, Wagah border, Jallianwala Bagh, Gobindgarh Fort, Durgyana Temple and much more.
4. VARANASI, UTTAR PRADESH
Varanasi, the religious capital of India, also known as Banaras, is one of the seven holy cities of Hinduism and is sprouting with its purity and divinity. Beautiful Ghats with the essence of spirituality infuses the body, mind and soul with positive vibes.
There are a large number of guesthouses and hotels that can fit well within every budget. Also, Varanasi offers amazing yet affordable food options and striking locations for tourists.
Go to Banaras and wash away all your sins in the lap of mother nature and don’t forget to participate in the evening aarti prayer at River Ganga Ghats which is the most captivating and mind purifying experience.
Assi Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Kedar Ghat, Sarnath and much more.
5. KASOL, HIMACHAL PRADESH
Kasol, A mini Israel in Himachal, located in Parvati Valley is the best place for a vacation if you want to chill in the lap of mother nature. The pleasant weather, scenic villages, beauty of hills and the sight of flowing water is spectacular.
Manikaran, a place which is famous for hot springs is also situated near Kasol. People come and take a dip in hose springs to wash away their sins.
Cafes and Restaurants serve Israeli cuisine with local dishes. Best time to visit Kasol is from March to May.
If you are planning a trip with your friends, Kasol would be the best option for you. You can also avail trip offers from here: http://offerstoday.news/ and plan your holidays.
Kasauli Brewery, Monkey Point, Hawa Ghar, Kheerganga, Lower and Upper Mall, Mughal Garden, & Sunset point.
6. AGRA, UTTAR PRADESH
Where better to go for a romantic holiday than to the great testament of love, the Taj Mahal? Built by the grieving Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his late wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal’s unrivaled beauty explains why it’s regarded as one of the eight wonders of the world. A visit to India wouldn’t be complete without it.
So, book your bus tickets or drive to Agra through the super awesome highway. Get lost in the amazing marvelous beauty of Taj, pack some Panchi’s petha and come back!
Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, City Tour and much more.
7. RISHIKESH, UTTARAKHAND
Located in the foothills of Himalayas, Rishikesh is one of the most beautiful hill station and pilgrimage centre where tourists come to purify their mind and soul. The Annual International Yoga festival is celebrated every year in the early February. To calm your mind, you can join various meditation camps organised by the Ashrams of Rishikesh. You can also go for wild forest trekking, mountain biking, water rafting, rock climbing and bungee jumping. Various types of hotels are available in and can be found throughout the town.
Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Triveni Ghat, Kaudiyala, Rajaji National Park and much more.
8. NAINITAL, UTTARAKHAND
One of the most popular and exquisite hills station “Nainital” is located in the Kumaon region in the state of Uttarakhand. Paradise of India surrounded by hills and poised lakes attracts the tourists from all around the world.
The Naini Lake which is called the Queen of Lakes offers an enthralling and mesmerizing experience to the visitors. Hills in the backdrop, beauty and the enchanting experience of lakes and snow-capped Himalayas offers a calm and peaceful ambiance in the hustle-bustle of today’s life.
Eco Cave garden, Naini Lake, Naina Peak, Nainital Zoo, Govind Ballabh Pant Marg and much more.
9. MCLEODGANJ, HIMACHAL PRADESH
Be it your first time, or second time, you can’t resist yourself from falling in love with this beautiful hill station. 448 kms away from Delhi, this really colorful place offers some breath-taking views that will give you so much peace that you would stop worrying about life for some time.
Known as the second home to the residents of the Dalai Lama followers, Mcleod Ganj is also a home to ancient Tibetian Culture. The services and the accommodation facilities are also affordable and fits right in your budget.
Dal Lake, Dharamshala, Kalachakra Temple, Tibetian Museum, Triund Hills, Bhagsu Falls and much more.
10. MANALI, HIMACHAL PRADESH
Surrounded by majestic hills, woody forests, the beauty of Manali is eye captivating that creates a mesmerizing effect on the mind and soul. Manali overwhelms its visitors with the apple trees and snow-covered mountains.
This town also has a multitude of options for tourists looking for adventurous activities like trekking, paragliding, skiing, zorbing, white water rafting etc.
This is the ideal place for tourists looking to unwind and rejuvenate in the lap of nature, for there is no place in the country more vibrant and charming as Manali.
Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Beas Kund Trek, Hadimba Temple, Raghunath Temple, Paragliding and much more.
So, get up, pack your bags, book your tickets or drive to your favorite place and explore, you won’t regret it later!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS…!! 😊
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