Travelling is the best thing a person can do, as it gives us a break from our daily routine as well as provide us new and different experience. Travelling is more enjoyable when you know the right places to go which are actually very pocket friendly, so if you are travel freak and likes to pick up the backpack and take off on an Expedition without wanting to spend a lot of money here are few places in India which are light on your pocket and yet amazing enough to provide you with the most memorable travel experience.

  1. Parvati valley

Located in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, Parvati valley is the ideal place for a vacation in the lap of nature. The villages in the open spaces by the banks of the Parvati River are ideal for camping during the summer season. Parvati valley has loads to offer. Budget and mid-range hotels abound in Manikaran and there are many stalls and restaurants that serve good North Indian dishes.

Approximate expenditure per day: Rs 600


  1. Dharamsala

Situated in the picturesque Kangra valley and set against the Dhauladhar mountain range in Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsala is an ideal retreat for nature lovers and also popular with adventure lovers and para-gliders. A room in a budget hotel could cost as low as around Rs 200 per day.

Approximate expense per day: Rs 700



  1. Ladakh

Ladakh or ‘Land of High Passes’ is barren yet beautiful region located in Jammu and Kashmir state in northern India. This place is not advisable for quick vacation because of its high altitude and high location. You need time on your hands and patience. This makes it ideal for backpackers. With regard to accommodation, Ladakh offers several options from family run establishments, to guest houses to budget hotels to rooms in monasteries.                 Approximate expense per day: Rs 1400



  1. Jaisalmer


Jaisalmer, also called the Golden City of India, is a land of fascinating sand dunes, magnificent havelis (huge bungalows), bewitching palaces and stunning Jain temples. It is located in the midst of scenic Thar Desert. You can go for a camel safari through the sand dunes, visit the Gadisar Lake which is a popular hangout for birds and water-lovers alike, check out the Jaisalmer Fort or visit the one of a kind Desert National Park, all at very low costs.

Approximate expenditure per day: Rs 1000


  1. Gokarna

Located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, Gokarna is renowned for its temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and pristine beaches. The beaches are clean and less crowded. One of the beaches is named ‘Om’ named after the Hindu symbol. One can find budget, mid-range hotels and beach resorts which provides modern facilities. Lodges and rooms run by the locals is also a good option to stay. The Namaste lodge on the Om beach is quite famous amongst backpackers.

Approximate expenditure per day: Rs 1000


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