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10 Budget Friendly Places in India

By Akshatha

India is considered as a cheap tourist option by foreigners. Still, even here it is not easy to cover some places in a low-cost. Hence, it is better to choose places that are ideal for budget travel in India.

There are many beautiful tourist places that can be inexpensive in India. Such destinations are necessary if you don't want to go bankrupt due to the habit of travelling.

So, check out this list of top places that offer a good experience with a reasonable money. Travel in these budget friendly places in India and enjoy the best in a cheaper cost.



The city of Pondicherry is a mixed beauty: a colonial charm, French influence, beaches, churches and the spiritual touch adorns this place.

It is known for tourism and gets visitors from around the globe. Especially, the Auroville town gets many foreign tourists for its spiritual and a calm ambience.

Pondicherry has many stay options which are reasonable and budget friendly. Tourists can plan their visit to this beautiful city within a small budget.

Photo Courtesy: Karthik Easvur



One cannot stop praising Goa for its beauty and attractiveness. It has varieties of staying options, mouth-watering food and even shopping at a cheaper rates.

Tourists can rent vehicles at a reasonable prices to roam, also go pub hopping as the alcohol is also very cheap.

Goa is one of the top budget travel places in India.

Photo Courtesy: Vinayaraj

Parvati Valley

Parvati Valley

Parvati Valley is an unexplored destination located in Kullu of Himachal Pradesh.

This picturesque valley's proximity to many places like Malana village, Kheerganga, Rudra Nag, etc. makes it one of the must visit places.

The valley is a less crowded one and still developing in tourism point of view. Hence, people can travel here with a minimum budget.

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Alleppey plays a prominent part in Kerala tourism: the sprawling backwaters, houseboats, beaches altogether makes it one of the famous destinations in India.

Tourists can opt for cheaper as well as luxurious staying options in Alappuzha (Alleppey). It is definitely one of the tourist and budget friendly options in the country.

Photo Courtesy: Ankur P



Kotagiri is part of the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. Unlike Ooty and Kodaikanal, it still has to increase in popularity.

Kotagiri's charm and green vegetation is just alluring and a trip here is surely to be in a cheaper cost.

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Gokarna is an offbeat tourist place in Karnataka, this temple town with some serene beaches and a spiritual charm attracts tourists.

Travelling here is not very expensive, tourists can get decent accommodations in reasonable prices and also find good food.

PhotoCourtesy: Miran Rijavec

Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Ajanta and Ellora Caves

The rock-cut monuments Ajanta and Ellora caves are a must visit place in India.

These Buddhist caves date back to 2nd century BC and are a World Heritage Sites.

These prominent tourist places in Aurangabad comes well under a simple budget.

A walk around these caves will introduce you to the paintings and carvings related to Buddhism.

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The famous Manali is a tourist friendly place in Himachal Pradesh. The breathtaking view of landscapes and tourist places attracts tourists year-round.

Many people love to stay here and spend a quality time amidst the scenery.

Manali provides many staying options with stable prices. So, you can happily add this if you want to travel in a small budget.

Photo Courtesy: Anoop Pandit



Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist places in India. Its majestic forts, palaces, lakes, deserts, Rajasthani culture, everything is attractive for a traveller.

Jaisalmer is an offbeat travel option when compared to famous cities like Udaipur or Jaipur.

Here the accommodations or travelling within the city can be done in a low-cost.

Photo Courtesy: Terry Presley

McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj is a small suburb in Dharmsala of Himachal Pradesh.

It is a Buddhist religious place and even the residence of 14th Dalai Lama (present) is situated here.

McLeod Ganj is a beauty as one can see a view Dhauladhar Himalayan Peak. The scenic landscapes of this suburb are delightful.

This small hill station is apt for a budget travel.

Photo Courtesy: Derek Blackadder

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