Travelling or Backpacking the first thing that come to our mind is what will be the expenses of the trip ? Ya we can understand we also don’t have enough money to travel 😢 😢 😢 😢. In this article of course we are not going to give you the trip of Goa or Maldives but you will get the best places in India you can go with Rs 5000 in pocket that too will be worth the visit.
Best Places in India To Visit Under 5000 in your Pocket
So pack your bags hold your breath and take atleast Rs 5000 because we are going to explore Best Places in India To Visit Under 5000 in your Pocket.
1. Kasol , Himachal Pradesh
Kasol in Hiamchal Pradesh dazzles with hippies style bars & restaurants along with that Goa-like aura so you wont miss Goa for sometime there which is captured in its majestic mountains. Famous for its trekking trails, Kasol has jaw-dropping natural beauty. Although it is far from Delhi but once you reach there you can roam there with the shoe string budget with overnight bus tickets starting from as low as Rs. 800 for one side. Nothing can be as worth as uncovering this beautiful in mountains and that too under Rs.5000 in your pocket. Thats why it top the list of Best Places in India To Visit Under 5000 in your pocket.
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2. Jaipur , Rajasthan
Jaipur , the capital of Royal state Rajasthan is like city of heavens that is surrounded from three sides by mountains. Hotels start at as cheap as 1000 for the night. Guided tours of the city shouldn’t set you back more than 500 rupees; add another 500 for a local lunch, and you still have around 2000 to splurge on the rest of your getaway. There can be no other historical place as cheaply visited as this .You are definitely gonna enjoy this place. You can get the complete guide of Jaipur here in our blog.
3. Vrindavan , Uttar Pradesh
Vrindavan is one of those cities is India that exudes religious fervour and history that makes it an interesting place to visit.But don’t just go by the general stereotype, Vrindavan is more than just your temple hop; it’s steeped in history and makes for a fascinating people-watching space. Since it is designed for pilgrims, hotels start at as low as INR 600 for a night, if you are looking to make it an overnighter. Its one of the best places in India to visit under Rs 5000 in your pocket.
4. Lansdowne , Uttarakahnd
Heard it first time its ok I also was kinda shocked what type of name is this. But believe me this is one of the best places in this list. Lansdowne has suddenly come into limelight as this hill station retains much of its natural charms due to a prior absence of commercialisation here.
Located at a distance of 250 km from Delhi, the best way to reach here is to board a bus to Kotdwar, a town 50 km from Lansdowne, and then switch to a local bus, to help you keep the round trip travel expenses less than Rs. 1000. It’s secluded and relatively less commercialized outlook allows you to find splendid accommodation within Rs 1500, sparing you with Rs 2500 for other expenses. So now you believe Places in India To Visit Under 5000.
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5. Binsar, Uttarakhand
Just about 9 hours away from Delhi, Binsar is nothing but 300 kms of pristine panoramas. The town is famous because of its wildlife sanctuary, which was declared an important bird region in the late 90’s. The easiest and cheapest way to get here is to take a train from Delhi to Kothgodam, the nearest railway station to Binsar (about 119 Kms away). And then take a local bus from there. The total cost to reach (one way), including both the train and the bus journey is around Rs.1500.
6.Varanasi , Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi, one of the the oldest and cultural spots of India is like home town to many backpackers. Explore this cultural and traditional centre of India at a really low cost as the town offers you immense possibilities for the same. Its cheap hotels , food and transport is not gonna burn any hole in your pocket. It so cheap that you can get a stay as low as 200 for a night. It is well connected with all the major cities. Getting a train to Varanasi from Delhi is the cheapest option with fares starting from Rs.350
7. McLeod Ganj -“Land of His Holiness the Dalai Lama – Little Lhasa”
Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala, popular among trekkers. Its culture is a beautiful blend of Tibetan with some British influence. Also known as Little Lhasa and famous around the world for being home to the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. While the hotel tariffs can come down to as low as Rs. 200 for a day if you wish to stay at Naddi or Dharamkot, Rs. 300 will get you a decent, comfortable accommodation in McLeod Ganj. Food here is also cheap offering various Tibetan cuisine a variety of Momos, Thukpa, Tingmo, Bakleb (a Tibetan version of ‘Samosas’). Another speciality of this place is honey ginger lemon tea, which is a very refreshing drink. Tourists must also visit the scenic Dal Lake and Triund, which are apt for quiet picnics.
8. Hampi , Karnataka
Hampi city is known for its ruins. Just like the city of Jordon and Petra, Hampi has kept its history abreast. You can easily find budget accommodation here. Moreover, the travel is really cheap. Hampi has been a long time favourite with travellers from all around the world. Lying on two sides of Tunghabhadra River, Hampi has a charm that will leave you mesmerised. A backpackers’ haven, Hampi should be on your travel list for a weekend if you are anywhere around Bengaluru.
9. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
At just 85 km from Trivandrum, Kanyakumari was a major go-to destination for a lot of people living in South India during the 90’s. A bus ticket from Trivandrum (one way) would be around Rs. 250 and the basic rooms in hotels start from around Rs.800. Which means you are still left with a good Rs.3000, so as to explore and splurge further in Kanyakumari. Its the one of my favourite Places in India To Visit Under 5000.
10. Mussoorie, Uttaranchal
Also known as the Queen of Hills, this charming hill station, 34 kms from Dehradun is situated at an altitude of 2003 mts in the Garhwal hills. above sea-level. Mussoorie is one the beautiful hill stations in India and the most frequently visited. Also, major Hindu pilgrimage sites like Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Haridwar, Rishikesh are not far from this place.
The best option to reach Mussoorie would be via road but you can also opt for train as the fare from Delhi to Mussoorie is not more than Rs. 1,000. You can get a decent hotel in the price of around Rs.600 per night and enjoy the pristine views of the hills. There are small eateries where you can have lip smacking food which makes it BestPlaces in India To Visit Under 5000.
So start to save your 5000 for this trips and which place are you going to hit this weekend ????
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