3 Indian Destination Packages For 2019 To Travel Lavishly On A Shoestring Budget!


For a discerning traveller, the joy of spending valuable time vacationing on a budget is quite mesmerising. Here are three such packages that will take the rest of your 2019 by storm and let you travel with leisure on a small budget.

IRCTC’s Andaman Delights Ex-Kolkata tour package lets travellers explore the untamed beauty of Andaman and Nicobar Islands at almost unreal prices. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

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4 nights/ 5 days


Meals, flight tickets, sightseeing, accommodation.


Rs 24,040 on twin sharing basis, Rs 23,270 for triple sharing.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 – Kolkata to Port Blair

After arriving at the Port Blair Airport, you will be transferred to a hotel. Post lunch, a memorable trip to Corbyn Cove Beach awaits you. Located 7 km away from Port Blair, this pristine beach is one of the most beautiful offerings here and is surrounded with coconut palm fringes. Later, pay a visit to the historical Cellular Jail. Feel the story of India’s freedom struggle come to life with the beautiful and moving Light & Sound show. Head over to the hotel for an overnight stay in Port Blair.

Day 2 – Port Blair to Havelock Island

The day starts with an enjoyable ferry ride to Havelock Island that takes around two hours. Relax through the afternoon at the gorgeous Radhanagar Beach. Head over to your resort/hotel (as selected at the time of booking) in Havelock Island for a comfortable overnight stay in the lap of nature.

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Day 3 – Havelock Island to Port Blair

Check out from the resort at 10.oo am. Drop your luggage at the reception and drive over to Kala Pathar beach. The journey is a delight for the eyes, with dive centres and scenic views that take one’s breath away. After sunbathing and fun on the beach, return to the hotel for lunch. An evening boat lets you sail back to Port Blair for spending the night there.

Day 4 – Port Blair Sightseeing and Ross Island

After breakfast, take a ferry to reach Ross Island. It was the capital of Port Blair during the British regime and now nests some of the most beautiful wonders of nature, including friendly deer and rabbits that let you feed them. Sightseeing includes spots such as the Chatham Saw Mill, Forest Museum, Naval Marine Museum, Fisheries Museum, Anthropological Museum, and more. Spend your evenings shopping. Then, head to your hotel for a good night’s sleep.

Day 5 – Departure from Port Blair

After breakfast, depart from Port Blair to Kolkata with a bag full of fond memories.

The Kerala tour package from IRCTC is known as the Majestic Kerala With House Boat Stay Ex. Bhubaneswar. This package can be availed from September 20, 2019.

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5 nights/ 6 days


House Boat stay, sightseeing, flight tickets and more


Rs 36,860 for single adult; Rs 27,285 on twin sharing basis; Rs 25,615 on triple sharing basis; Rs 22,400 per child (age 2 to 11); Rs 19,475 per child without a booked bed.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival

Board the flight from Bhubaneswar and fly to Chennai. Passengers are then transferred from Chennai airport to Kochi airport. Relax and spend the night at the hotel.

Day 2 - Kochi

The second day starts with a sightseeing tour in Kochi. Later, head over to the stunning hill station of Munnar, where many Bollywood movies have been shot including Chennai Express. Stay overnight at the hotel in Munnar.

Day 3 - Munnar

After breakfast, head out for sightseeing in Munnar. Visit the famous Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, and tea museum. Return to hotel for the night stay.

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Day 4 - Houseboats

Check out from hotel. Dedicated to entirely to houseboats, cruise around the calm backwaters of Kerala and enjoy your cruise including the night stay, in the houseboat.

Day 5 – Kovalam

Check out from the houseboat. Visit Jatayu’s earth centre and Varkala beach. The evening is at leisure. Stay at Kovalam for the night.

Day 6 - Thiruvananthapuram

Visit the Sri Padmanabhan Swamy Temple, museum and zoo. Later, head over to Trivandrum airport, and arrive at Chennai. From Chennai, board the return flight to Bhubaneswar.

IRCTC’s Wild Life Expedition tour package for Bhopal has all wildlife lovers excited. With AC-3 train reservations, this one fits right in every budget. Check the details below.

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Board from

Indore Railway station

Onward Journey

Every Thursday from Indore by Train No. 22191

Return Journey

Every Sunday from Jabalpur by Train No. 22192


May 9 to July 19, 2019


Comfort Class (per person)

Single: Rs 18,740

Double: Rs, 15,280

Triple: Rs 14,640

Child (5-11 years) With bed: Rs 13,360

Child (5-11 years) Without bed: Rs 8,010


1) Return train tickets in 3-AC

2) Two nights accommodations at the Kanha National Park

3) Transfers and sightseeing in AC vehicle

4) Cantor Safari

5) One water bottle per person per day

6) Travel insurance

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:

Depart from Indore Railway Station

Day 2 :

Arrive in Jabalpur. Transfer to Kanha National Park. After checking in, the day is at leisure. Have lunch and dinner at the hotel.

Day 3:

Jeep safari tours are available for morning or evening as per your choice. Have breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel.

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Day 4:

After breakfast, head to Jabalpur. After lunch, go for a sightseeing tour. Visit the stellar Bhedaghat and Dhuadhar Falls. Visit Narmada Ghats in the evening. After dinner, leave for Jabalpur Railway Station.

These packages are available for a limited time. Hence, make your plans accordingly and grab these hefty buckets for the price of nuts before the offers are gone. Head over to the IRCTC website today for bookings. Happy travelling!

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