Cheapest Places to Visit in India

Cheapest Places to Visit in India

Travelling is something that is almost loved by most of us, but sometimes affording to travel seems like a luxury. Most of us have rents to pay, expenses to bear and we don’t want to dig a hole in our pockets. Meanwhile, giving ourselves a break is also much needed. If you are going through the same dilemma then worry not. We have your back. There are various destinations in our country which allow you to budget travel and they are equally beautiful and soothing to your eyes. Let check out what are those cheapest places to visit in India.

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Cheapest Places to Visit in India

1. Coorg

Coorg is a lush green plateau region situated in the state of Karnataka. The weather is mostly tropical and pleasant here and to your surprise, it’s not a really expensive place. You can enjoy the pleasure of a holiday without falling short on finances. An average per night stay at a decent hotel will cost you around 1500 to 3000 INR, which makes it budget friendly.

Coorg has a number of waterfalls, lakes and green forests.

Coorg
Coorg

This place Coorg is famous for its coffee estates and plantations. It is often compared to Scotland and called ‘Scotland of India‘ because of the misty weather and the geographical similarities between the two. Coorg has a beautiful spring season with pretty flowers and greenery blossoming all over. You can stay in magnificent cottages and witness the beauty of this place situated in the Western Ghats.

There is no direct flight or rail route to Coorg but the nearest airport and station are Mangalore and Mysore respectively. To reach Coorg, you’ll have to travel by road from both these destinations, which again will be a pleasant experience altogether. The cost of train and flight tickets depends on your destination of departure and the flight booking date. Apart from these expenses, Coorg is a fairly affordable destination you can enjoy yourselves at.

2. Puducherry

This French Colonial coastal city is full of lively beaches and Neoclassical European influence.

What makes it even special is that it’s quite budget friendly in comparison with the other places.

Promenade Beach, Rock Beach, Serenity Beach, Goubert Avenue and Paradise Beach are the prime beaches famous for their golden sand, calm ambience and Beachfront Avenues.

Pondicherry
Pondicherry

The Sacred Heart Basilica, Domas Church and New Church of Our Lady of Lourdes are some catholic European inspired churches which are epitome of the French influence. Along with many Churches, Puducherry is also home to a large number of temples which are equally or maybe even more beautiful. Panchamukha Sri Anjaneya Temple, Irumbai Shri Maha Kaleshwar Siva Temple and Sri Kokilambigai Vudanurai Sri Thirukameswarar Temple are a few of them.

This place has museums, amusement parks and meditation, yoga and massage centres for you to freshen up. Enjoy Yacht rides, go to vintage lighthouses and walk along the pier or enjoy exciting water sports and scuba diving. A 3 star hotel on an average will cost you between 2000-4000 INR. There are various options available for you to choose from, it can be a luxurious 5 or a 7 star hotel or it can be a comfy budget cottage. Regardless, it will be a fun trip anyway.

3. Rishikesh

Rishikesh is the center of spirituality. Situated on the banks of river Ganga, in the state of Uttarakhand, this place will definitely rejuvenate you from inside out if you’re stressed out because of your daily life. Take a break and pack your bags, this place is very pocket friendly too.

From water sports to camping, from temples to meditation and yoga centers, Rishikesh is home to all the things that you need to take a spiritual and mental break for a while. This city is home to various temples and the holy river Ganga where it flows in its full glory.

Rishikesh
Rishikesh

Reaching Rishikesh by various means is not a difficult task. Take a flight to Dehradun and later travel to Rishikesh by road or take a train directly to Rishikesh. The prices for flights again depend upon your departure destination and the time when you booked the flight.

Staying in Rishikesh and having food is super affordable. Rishikesh has 4 to 5 star hotels if you want a luxe experience and it has a number of properly maintained Dharamshalas which are at par with hotels and are much more reasonable in price. Another option which you could choose if you want to have a yogic and meditative retreat is choosing a plan and staying in meditation centres while rejuvenating yourself.

Rishikesh is a very affordable yet magnificent place. It’s situated in the “Deve Bhumi” Uttarakhand which lives up to its name and is a must visit.

4. Alleppey

Also known as Alappuzha, it is a city situated in the state of Kerala is also one of the most affordable destinations.

Famous for its backwaters countrywide, this coastal city is a wonder in itself. Houseboats are one of the most prominent attractions of Alleppey.

Alleppey
Alleppey

Marari beach, Alappuzha Beach, Alleppey Beach and Thumpoly Beach are some of the famous beaches. There are various houseboat options from expensive to budget friendly for you to stay and wander. These houseboats have a full facility with food consisting of delicious Kerala cuisine.

Alleppey is also famous for its Ayurvedic retreats where you can relax and detox yourself. These Ayurvedic retreat centers have a full time course where you can stay and you can stay here with a healthy diet. Staying here can also be extremely affordable, but if you want to stay in hotels then you again have a lot of options which can be according to your budget.

To reach Alappuzha, the nearest airport will be the Kochi airport or if you plan to travel by rail. You can take a direct train to Alappuzha.

This place is one of the most affordable visits.

Takeaway

Vacationing is essential for our souls but it’s not necessary to spend a huge amount of fortune to enjoy yourselves. You can travel and enrich your experiences without digging a hole in your pockets. The list of affordable destinations is long. Here we have provided you with some of the best from our country. So pack your bags and set out for an affordable adventure.

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