5 Places you can visit on Paltry Budget

29th Nov 2017

Travelling makes you a Better Person.

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You must’ve dreamt of getting lost in the Mountains or forests of Himachal Pradesh or ghost hunting in Bhangarh but the only thing you are bothered about is your bank balance.

Adventure never comes cheap and when it comes to travelling the roads less traveled alongside friends or on your known. Well luckily enough, India is full of exotic destinations where you can chill and can get yourself lost in the wanderlust.

We all crave to wander the country without putting dent in our wallets So, here is the list of 5 destinations across the country which comes with a cheaper price tag of course unless you want to go maharaja level comfort and not compromising with anything, travel in India can be damn cheap.

NOTE: I’ve been to all 5 places and have experienced all the things and it comprises with real fact and Figures

Manali- A snowy treat

Photo of Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India by Mayank Chauhan

Manali is the place where your jawani can go deewani . Situated at almost 3000 ft above from Sea level,covered with snow mountains and snow shower is something to look out for and last but not the least Solang and beautiful Rohtang pass(situated at almost 13000 ft)

Quick tip- Avoid travelling by Hired taxi or Auto. When you can go for HRTC buses as they are easily available maybe more time consuming but comparatively a lot cheaper than Taxi.

Best Time to see Snowy Manali- October-febuaray

Idea Duration- 2/3 days

Ideal budget- 3k-5k

What it will cost you-

Jalandhar to Manali and back by bus via HRTC – Rs.600

Comfy stay in Manali – Rs.500 per day

Food : Mall road manali offers you with quality food with options varies from low to high

Must visit Places in Manali – Hadimba temple, Solang valley, Rohtang pass

Solang Valley in winters; The snowy Treat

Photo of Solang Valley, Burwa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Mayank Chauhan

JAIPUR- Feel like an Emperor

Photo of City Palace Jaipur, Gangori Bazaar, J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Mayank Chauhan

Jaipur is the city for Art lovers , hertitage sites . If you want to see how the ancient kings and queens used to live you must go to jaipur. Filled with countless forts,handicraft markets and one must experience the elephant ride in Amber fort.

Quick tip- it’s quite easy to shop in jaipur it comes with a cheaper tag and jaipur is a fun place for party loving teenagers. Prefer travelling by RSRTC buses and local shared autos.

Best time to visit Jaipur- September-November

Ideal Duration- 2 days

Ideal budget- 2k-3k

What it will cost you-

Delhi to jaipur and back via bus or train- Rs. 300-500

Stay in Jaipur- 300-500

Food: Jaipur offers you a variety of food with a tradition touch and Rajasthan and food is something to look after in jaipur

Must visit Places in Jaipur- Nargarh fort,Amber fort, Hawa Mahel, Jal Mahal, National museum.

View From Nargarh fort;Rule the city

Photo of Amber Fort, Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India by Mayank Chauhan

Shimla- Almost Switzerland

Photo of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Mayank Chauhan

How many of you really want to see that church and house of Ranchod dass well you may not find Aamir khan their but you will surely fulfil your wanderlust. Shimla is full of beautiful himachali peoples and it is place where you can find your next profile picture that will not require any sort of editing. A short trek to Jakhoo temple will be a overwhelming experience for any traveller.

Quick tip- Take it as an advice but do spend time roaming around the city rather than taking bus or Cab to go places. Some alone or group time can make you feel refreshing and shimla is something different for sure.

Best time to visit shimla- September-March

Ideal budget- 3k-4k

What it will cost you-

Delhi to Shimla and back vis HRTC Bus- Rs.500

Stay in shimla – Rs.400 day

Food- Shimla offers you with quality food especially at Mall road you will find the vast variety of food options.

Must visit Places in Shimla- Sunrise from Church Road, Jakhoo temple, kufri

Photo of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Mayank Chauhan

Shimla in one Picture

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KASOL-Cheap treks and wild Parties

Photo of Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India by Mayank Chauhan

Kasol is full of parties trekking experience is breathtaking. You can trek to kheerganga which is some 5km away from kasol. Once you complete the 12 km trek and reach the top of kheerganga you can actually see clouds in fronr of you. The holy land of manikaran is quite a mile away from Kasol. It is famous for the wild parties in parvati walley.

Quick tip- Look after the hottest party in the town as well as talk to the foreign travellers they're easy to talk to and sit beside the beas river.

Photo of 5 Places you can visit on Paltry Budget by Mayank Chauhan

Best Time to Visit Kasol- March-August

Ideal Budget- 2k-5k

What it will cost you-

Jalandhar to kasol and back via HRTC- Rs.800

Stay in Kasol- Rs 600 day

Food- kasol doesn’t offer you much in food but ya basics are easily available.

Must Visit Place near kasol- Parvati valley,kheerganga,Tosh,Manikaran

Tenting in Kheerganag under the clouds

Dharamsala And McLeodganj- Bountiful Returns

Photo of 5 Places you can visit on Paltry Budget by Mayank Chauhan

A colorful hill station, Dharamsala is a mini-Tibet. The dual cities of Dharamsala and McLeodganj are lined with numerous monasteries and temples to visit and the views of the hills and valleys are nothing short of magical. For those who love treks, be sure to try the one to Triund and camp out if you so wish. So, if you are looking for some adventurous cheap trips in India, you sure can count on Dharamsala and McLeodganj.

Quick tip- Meet and greet the peoples of dharamshala , it can actually make you feel good. While trekking do take frequent stops and feel the moment.

Best Time to visit – September-feburary

Ideal duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

What it will cost you:

Delhi to McLeodganj and back: INR 1000

Stay: INR 130/night – INR 500/night

Food: Tibetan and Chinese cuisine at little cafes @INR 100 – 200 for One.

Places to look out – Dal lake, kangra Valley,kunal Patheri.

Photo of McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India by Mayank Chauhan

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