Top 35 Cheap Holiday Destinations in India

Cheap Holiday Destinations in India

Happiness to spend your long weekends or holidays with your family and friends is the best part of life. Don’t worry if you have only a few bucks in your pocket. Here we mention Cheap holiday destinations in India.

Rishikesh – The Yoga Capital    

Rishikesh is always the favourite place among adventures because it’s a cheap holiday destination in India.

From water rafting to exhilarating treks beckon, riverfront site for spiritual activities all the adventure activities you can do. Also for romantic moment visit valley of flowers.

Major Attractions: Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Rafting, Kaudiyala, Jadh Ganga Trek. You can see Places to visit in Rishikesh.


Transportation: The cheapest mode of transportation is a bus which will cost you INR 450(From Delhi)

Hotels: INR 150 Per Night

Food: INR 150  – INR 600 Per Meal

Darjeeling – The Land Of Thunderbolt

Darjeeling is famous for its large tea estates. What makes it better is a low budget trip in India with Adventures activities like trekking, mountain climbing, Chugging up to Darjeeling from Siliguri.

Major Attractions: Tiger Hill, Himalayan Railway, Ropeway, Sandakphu Trek, River Rafting, Tea Plantations. You can see the Best places to visit in Darjeeling.


Transportation: If you select the Train, It will cost you approx INR 400 to reach Darjeeling. (Take a  train from Kolkata to Siliguri and from Siliguri, you can take any local bus or taxi)

Hotels: INR 700 Per Night

Food: INR 150 Per Person Meal

Alleppey – A Decent Bargain for Beauty

Alleppey, also known as the Venice of the East, is famous for its verdant countryside, lagoons, and the waterways.

The Cheapest place in India where you can enjoy the houseboats with tasty delicious coconut -laced seafood.

Major Attractions:– Alappuzha beach, Marari Beach, Kerala Hills, and Backwater Tour


Transportation: You can take Train from Bangalore @ Just INR 350 (Sleeper Class)

Hotels: INR 300 – INR 800 Per Night

Food: INR 600 Per Meal  (Also Enjoy Street food at Just INR 200 @ per Meal)

Ooty – The Queen Of Hills (South)

Ooty is well known for the artificial expanse of water with pleasures boat on Central Ooty lake. Ooty trip is the best low budget trip in India.

Major Attractions:– Exotic Botanical Gardens, Rose Garden, Verdant Hills, Historical Buildings, Tea Plantations, Homemade Chocolates


Transportation: Approx INR 1500 Per Person

Hotels: INR 250 – INR 400 Per Night

Food: Only @ Just 100 Per Meal

Shimla – The Iconic Hill Station

Shimla is one of the cheapest place in India for newly married couples. Hill Stations not only have scenic charming weather but also have so many sightseeing attractions.

Major Attractions:- Tosh Valley, Jakhoo, Christ Church, Hill Stations, Summer Hills, Shaily Peak


Transportation: INR 150 Per Person By Train (From New Delhi)

Hotels: INR 600 – INR 1700 Per Night

Food: INR 200 Per Meal

Khajuraho – The Temple Town

Khajuraho is famous for its erotic art sculpture on their historical temples. Temples such as a western group of temples, Kandariya Mahadeo Temple, Matangeshwar Temple, etc. It’s a cheap holiday destination in India.

Major Attractions:- Khajuraho Temples, Adinath Temple, Ranel Falls, Ajaigarh Fort, Lakshmana Temple


Transportation:- Approximate INR 300 – INR 800

Hotels:- INR 400 – INR 1200 Per Night

Food:- INR 125 Per Meal

Sikkim – The Organic State

Sikkim is the bliss of snowfall. One of loveliest destination with a wonderful climate, scenic view, picturesque treks. It’s a little expensive place.

Major Attractions:- Gangtok, Nathu La, and Tsomgo Lake, Yuksom and the Dzongri Trail, Pelling, Namchi, Teesta River Rafting


Transportation:- INR 500 Approximately(Total fare including train and bus)

Hotels:- INR 300 – INR 800 per Night

Food:-  INR 150 Per Meal

Kodaikanal – South India

Kodaikanal is the cheapest tourist destination in South India. Kodaikanal is blessed by nature, hill stations, waterfalls, forested valleys, lakes, granite cliffs, evergreen forest and so many beauty.

Major Attractions:- Bryant Park, Kodaikanal Lake, Pillar Rocks, Bear Shola Falls, Devil’s Kitchen, Thalaiyar Falls, Kurinji Temple


Transportation: INR 500 – INR 700 From Bangalore

Hotels: INR 400 – INR 800 Per Night

Food:- INR 100 Per Person

Udaipur – The White City

No doubt, Udaipur is the low budget tourist places in India with exotic cities. Udaipur is known as City of Lakes and White City as well.

Major Attractions:- City Palace, Jag Mandir, Lake Pichola, Shaheliyon ki Bari, Haldighati.


Transportation:- INR 600 Per Person (From Delhi)

Hotels:- INR 400 – INR 700 Per Night

Food:- INR 100 Per Meal

Pushkar – The Land Of Camels

At the border of the Thar Desert setting Pushkar Lake, Pushkar is a town situated in Rajasthan.

Pushkar cheap holiday destinations in India with so many temples dedicated to Hindu’s God Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh.

Major Attractions:– Rangji Temple, Pushkar Lake, Rose Garden, Man Mahal, Naga Pahar


Transportation:- INR 500 Per Person

Hotels:- INR 400 – INR 1500 Per person

Food:-  INR 350 Per Meal

Jaipur – The Pink City

Jaipur is a cheap travel destination in India pink city in the house of the desert, Rajasthan. It is perfect for 2-4 days holiday vacation.

Jaipur has so many visitor attraction Places at a low cost some of the places Jantar Mantar observatory, Albert hall museum, Galta Ji Temple, you can enjoy it.

Major Attractions: – City Palace, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal


Transportation:-  INR 250 from Delhi by Train (Sleeper Class)

Hotels:- INR 500 – INR 1200 Per Night

Food:- INR 100 – INR 300 Per Meal

Amritsar Golden Temple

Amritsar is famous for Golden Temple and the India Pakistan border that is Just 28 Km away from Amritsar. It is a low-cost holiday in India.

Major Attractions: – Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Jallianwala Bagh, Bibeksar Sahib, Akal Takht, Goindwal Boli


Transportation:- INR 800 Per Person

Hotels:- INR 250 – INR 1500 Per Night

Food:- INR 150 Per Meal

Itanagar – A Peaceful Capital City

Itanagar is a cheap place to visit in India. Having foothills in the mighty of Himalayas. Itanagar has features handicrafts and textiles.

Major Attractions: – Ganga Lake, Itta Fort, Namdapha National park, Indira Gandhi Park, Polo Park, Ziro Festival of Music


Transportation:- INR 700 Per Person

Hotels:- INR 1000 – INR 2000 Per Night

Food:- INR 125 Per Meal

Varanasi – The Oldest City

Varanasi has situated on the banks of river Ganga. Varanasi is famous for its Ganga ghat, sarees, and Banarasi paan.

Major Attractions: – Assi Ghat, Alamgir Mosque, Godowlia MArket, Rana MAhal Ghat, Durga Temple, Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum.


Transportation:- INR 650 Per Person

Hotels:- Starting @ Just INR 200 Per Night

Food:- INR 30 – INR 70

Gokarna – The Less Crowded Goa

If you’re looking for a destination where you get some mind peace than Gokarna is the perfect low budget tourist places in India.

Major Attractions: – Om Beach, Half Moon Beach, Mahabaleshwara Temple, Yaana, paradise beach, kumta, Sirsi, Namaste cafe

Transportation:- INR 100 – INR 700 (Depends on the Way)

Hotels:- INR 600 – INR 2000 Per Night

Food:- INR 300 Per Meal

Munnar – The Green Hill Town

Apart from the elephant arrival spot and scenic drive. Munnar is famous for its tea gardens that are the hallmark of Munnar.

It’s the Cheapest holiday destination in India. Visitors also do early morning treks to Rajmala hills.

Major Attractions: – Echo point, Photo Point, Atukkad Waterfalls, kundala dam and Lake, Elephant Arrival Spot, Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary, Lockheart Gap


Transportation:- INR 150 Per Person

Hotels:- INR 500 Per Night

Food:- INR 150 Per Meal

LansdowneNorth India

Lansdowne, Cheapest Holiday destination in North India. with the full of lands beauty, it has Tarkeshwar Mahadev temple, Bhulla Tal, War Memorial Lansdowne.

Major Attractions: – Bhulla Lake, Tip N Top, Darwan Singh Regimental Museum, St. John’s Chruch, Jungle Safari, Bhim Pakora, Kanvashram, Snow viewpoint, and Hawaghar


Transportation:-  INR 700 Per Person

Hotels:- INR 1000 Per Night

Food:- INR 300 Per Person

Meghalaya – The Abode Of Clouds

Meghalaya is famous and attraction of visitors because it’s a low budget destination and blessed with natural bridges. Meghalaya has living root bridges by ancient trees.

Major Attractions: – Dawki River, Double Decker Living, Nohkalikai Falls, Roots Bridges, Laitlum Canyons, Krang Suri Falls


Transportation:- INR 50 – INR 200

Hotels:- INR 500 Per Night

Food:- Starting @ Just INR 50 Per Meal

DharamshalaHills Station

The City is surrounded by the cedar forest and has tourist attractions places such as Gyuto Monastery, Dal Lake Dharamshala, Tea Garden, Triund, Jwala Devi Temple, Trekking for the visitor who loves adventures.

Major Attractions: – Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Library of Tibetan works and archives, St. John in the wilderness Chruch, War Memorial, Bhagsu Falls, Tibet Museum

parvati valley

Transportation:- INR 500 Per Person

Hotels:- INR 300 – INR 700 Per Night

Food:- INR 150 Per Meal

McLeodganj – The Little Lhasa

Dharamsala is also known as mini Tibet for its beautiful colourful hill station that attracts the visitors towards it. Who loves trekking can go for Triund hills and valley.

Major Attractions: – Bhagsunag Temple, Triund, Trekking, Dharamkot, Dal Lake, Minkiani Pass. You can see also Trekking in Himachal Pradesh.


Transportation:- INR 1000 Per Person

Hotels:- INR 150 – INR 600 Per Night

Food:- INR 100 Per Meal

Parvati ValleyMountain Valley

The most famous places in Parvati valley is the Parvati River, Buddha Place, Evergreen Cafe.


The beauty of meadows at the top of Kheerganga peak makes the perfect view to see the beauty of earth at a low budget.

Major Attractions: – Kheerganga trek, Trekking in kasol, tosh, Malana, Pin parvati pass.

Transportation:- INR 900 Per Person

Hotels:- INR 300 – INR 700 Per Night

Food:- INR 100 Per Meal

Hampi – The Forgotten Empire

Hampi – A small village in south India, Karnataka. Hampi is famous for the numerous temples like Virupaksha temple, lotus palace, Big Shivlinga, Monkey Temple, Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Achyutraya temple, etc.

There are lots of things that gave the value of money and the low-cost holidays in India.

Major Attractions: Vithala temple, Elephant stables, Queen’s Bath, Matanga Hill, Daroji Bear Sanctuary


Transportation: INR 400 – INR 600 (Charges from Bangalore)

Hotels: INR 200 Per Person

Food: INR 100 Per Meal

Goa – The Land Of Beaches

Goa is the best place and most romantic destination for couples in India. Explore the beaches, forts, hills, local markets and the best is it comes under your budget.

Major Attractions: Scuba diving, Dining and party cruise, Calangute beach, Reis Magos Fort, Dudhsagar waterfalls,


Transportation: INR 400 Per Person

Hotels: INR 500 Per Night

Food: INR 250 Per Meal

Lonavala – The ‘Chikki’ Town

Numerous waterfalls, Karla caves and bhaja caves Lonavala is hill station in Mumbai. Enjoying the treks and it’s a low-cost trip in India.

Major Attractions: Lonavala lake, Imagica, Rajmachi fort, Aamby Valley, Bhimashankar Trek


Transportation: INR 150 Per Person from Mumbai

Hotels: INR 400 Per Night

Food: INR 200 Per Meal

Kanyakumari – The Southernmost Tip

A coastal town in a state of Tamil Nadu. Kanyakumari is surrounded by the bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea.

Major Attractions: Thirparappu falls, Kanyakumari beach, Lord Subramanya temple, courtallam falls, Sothavilai Beach


Transportation: INR 500 Per Person from  Trivandrum (by Bus)

Hotels: INR 700Per Night

Food: INR 200 Per Meal

Pondicherry – The French Town

Pondicherry is a French colonel in India. To get an experience of the French fair in low budget it’s the best tourist place in India.

Major Attractions: Paradise beach, water sports in Pondicherry, botanical garden, Promenade beach


Transportation: INR 500 Per Person from  Chennai(by Bus)

Hotels: INR 350 Per Night

Food: INR 200 – INR 300 Per Meal

Dehradun – The City Of Love

Dehradun has so many cafes and vistas. With the cheapest tourist destination in India, Dehradun has a beautiful valley and scenic mountain views.

Major Attractions: Robber’s cave, Sahastradhara, Mindrolling Monastery, Fun Valley, Tapkeshwar Temple, Tiger view Jungle Camp


Transportation: INR 450 Per Person

Hotels: INR 600 Per Night

Food: INR 350 Per Meal

Kasol – The Heaven’s Gateway

Kasol a beautiful town in Himachal Pradesh. Kasol has many trekking places with a Parvati river. You can see also Trekking in Himachal Pradesh.

Major Attractions: Kheerganga Trek, Trekking in Kasol, Parvati River, Manikaran Gurudwara, Rasol, Malan


Transportation: INR 400 Per Person

Hotels: INR 500 Per Night

Food: INR 200 Per Meal

Nainital – The City Of Lakes

Nainital is a cheap place to visit in India. Nainital is famous for a beautiful hill station, ropeway and Nani lake.

Major Attractions: Naini Lake, Eco Cave Gardens, Snow view point, Neem Karoli Baba ashram, Ropeway


Transportation: INR 350 Per Person (From Delhi)

Hotels: INR 150 Per Night

Food: INR 200 Per Meal

Kurseong, West Bengal

Kurseong is hill station in a district of Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal.

The narrow roads with natural beauty on both sides make it elegant. Kurseong is the best tourist place in India.

Major Attractions: Tea Gardens, Ambotia Shiva Mandir, Deer Park,Chruches, Eagle’s criag


Transportation: INR 500 Per Person (From Kolkata)

Hotels: INR 500 – INR 700 Per Night

Food: INR 300 Per Meal

Maval, Maharashtra

Maval is a village in Mumbai. If you are around Mumbai then you must visit Maval and do some adventures activities like trekking, river crossing, and rappelling. Maval is a place that fits into your budget tour in India.

Major Attractions: Takve Lake, Trekking, Sahyadri Range


Transportation: INR 800 Per Person

Hotels: INR 500 – INR 700 Per Night

Food: INR 100 Per Meal

Durshet, Maharashtra

Durshet is also a small town in Mumbai. There are flaunts the beautiful greenery in its vicinity, nature trails and treks in its region.

Major Attractions: Durshet Forest lodge, Uddhar hot springs, Trekking, pali fort, Mahad Ganpati Temple


Transportation: INR 200 Per Person

Hotels: INR 600 Per Night

Food: INR 50 – INR 100 Per Meal

Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu

Never heard of it? Kolli hills not very popular among the visitors.


From the coffee plantations accompanied by the dark hills and cool weather. Kolli hills is a perfect and cheap travel destination in India.

Major Attractions: Agaya Gangai waterfalls, Arappaleeswar temple, Siddar caves, Mini Falls, Boat House

Transportation: INR 250 Per Person

Hotels: INR 400 Per Night

Food: INR 150 Per Meal

Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu

Rameshwaram is one of the holiest places and budget tour in India in India. Rameshwaram has a conjunction point where Lord Rama built a bridge to Lanka to save Devi Sita.

Major Attractions: Rameshwaram Temple, Agnitheertham Glass boat ride, five-faced Hanumann temple, Pamban Bridge

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Transportation: INR 300 Per Person (From Chennai)

Hotels: INR 1000

Food: INR 200 – INR 300 Per Meal

Digha, West Bengal

Digha is quite popular for its beaches and delicious seafood. A perfect destination for short break in India.

Major Attractions: New Digha Beach, Amarabati Park, chandaneswar, Talsari Beach, Marine Aquarium


Transportation: INR 150 Per Person (From Kolkata)

Hotels: INR 350

Food: INR 200 Per Meal

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