‘Tis the Season to Be Frugal: Make the Most of Your Christmas Break With These Cheapest Flights!

Photo of ‘Tis the Season to Be Frugal: Make the Most of Your Christmas Break With These Cheapest Flights! by Namrata Das Adhikary

Come December, and the Christmas mood grips us all! From the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas to the sunny beaches, there’s no shortage of festive cheer during this time.

So here’s how you can end the year on a high note by visiting some of the best places in India that won't break the bank.

Here’s a list of the cheapest flights that you can book for your Christmas getaway:

Disclaimer- All flight tickets were searched on 18-10-2022 via Skyscanner.

White Christmas in Srinagar is a truly magical experience. The snow-capped mountains and valleys are breathtaking, and the cold weather is perfect for snuggling up by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate. If you're lucky enough to be in Srinagar during winter, be sure to take advantage of the many outdoor activities on offer, from skiing and snowboarding to sledging and ice skating.

Flight cost: Rs 3687 per person from Delhi. Check more details on Skyscanner.

Sleigh or slay- it’s your call this Christmas! With its endless stretches of golden beaches, throbbing nightlife and delectable seafood, Goa is the perfect place to let your hair down and enjoy some festive revelry. Alcohol flows freely and there is a party atmosphere everywhere. Christmas Eve is usually spent at one of the many beach parties that take place across Goa.

Flight cost: Rs 3214 per person from Mumbai. Check more details on Skyscanner.

Jaipur becomes joy-pur during Christmas! The city is decorated with lights, wreaths and flowers. The markets are full of people shopping for gifts and the atmosphere is festive. Rajasthani food is available in abundance and there are special events and shows happening all over the city.

Flight cost: Rs 2756 per person from Delhi. Check more details on Skyscanner.

The Kolkata Christmas Festival, also known as the Park Street Festival, is a much-anticipated event that takes place annually. The whole length of Park Street is decorated with fairy lights and Christmas-themed lighting - making for a picturesque scene once night falls. There's an abundance of food and drink stalls set up offering traditional festive fare. So if you're looking to get into the Christmas spirit, be sure to head down to Park Street and check out the festival for yourself!

Flight cost: Rs 5851 per person from Delhi. Check more details on Skyscanner.

Your perfect 'let it go' moment will come when you're on top of the world, surrounded by white peaks and blue skies. With its snow-capped mountains and frozen lakes, Leh is truly a sight to behold. You can also take advantage of the many Buddhist monasteries in the area to learn more about the religion and culture.

Flight cost: Rs 3629 per person from Delhi. Check more details on Skyscanner.

Up above the world so high, Shillong is blanketed in white during winter. With clouds touching the tip of the mountains and the cold, crisp air, Shillong is a winter wonderland. A Christmas atmosphere pervades the town as people shop for gifts and decorations. There is a nip in the air and people can be seen huddled around bonfires. How perfect!

Flight cost: Rs 3331 per person from Kolkata. Check more details on Skyscanner.

Imagine spending your Christmas on a tropical island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Lakshadweep, an archipelago of 36 islands, is the perfect place to do just that. With white sand beaches, turquoise waters and lush green vegetation, Lakshadweep is a true paradise.

Flight cost: Rs 5576 per person from Kochi. Check more details on Skyscanner.

Think Christmas, think lights, think Santa Claus, think reindeer and what not! But have you ever thought of spending your Christmas in a place where there are no snowflakes but the air is filled with the scent of fresh seafood? Sounds interesting right? Then head to Kerala this December and be a part of their annual Cochin carnival which is celebrated with great pomp and show. The highlight of this festival is the grand parade which sees people from all walks of life participating in it dressed in their best traditional attires.

Flight cost: Rs 3522 per person . Check more details on more details on Skyscanner.

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Photo of Puducherry, Pondicherry by Namrata Das Adhikary

Pondicherry embraces Christmas with much gusto and joy! The Christmas markets are a big hit among tourists and locals alike and offer a wide range of traditional goodies and trinkets. There is also a wide range of food stalls that dish out delicious Christmas fare. A must-visit during Christmas in Pondicherry is the Church of Our Lady of Angels which comes alive with beautiful decorations and carols.

Flight cost: Rs 3821 per person from Hyderabad. Check more details on Skyscanner.

Aah, what a sight it is to see Mumbai, the city of lights during Christmas! The streets are adorned with Christmas lights, the malls are decorated and there is a festive mood everywhere. The best thing to do in Mumbai during Christmas time is to go out shopping! Most of the malls have special sales and offers on this day so it’s the perfect time for you to shop till you drop! You can also visit some of the famous churches in Mumbai like St. Michael’s Church and Mount Mary Basilica.

Flight cost: Rs 4734 per person from Delhi. Check more details on Skyscanner.

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