Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget
Has the travel bug bitten you recently? If you wish to explore traveling, but are short on money, we feel you. For a lifetime of travel adventures, it is important to start with small steps, one step at a time. To help you out, we have listed top five places you can travel to, within a budget of Rs. 5,000 each.
Rasol, Himachal Pradesh
At a height of 10,000ft, in the foothills of the Himalayas, lies a small village called Rasol. It is an offbeat location and offers the travelers some breathtaking views of the mountains. Take a bus ride to Kasol, and then a three/four hour hike up to Rasol. Tip: Keep yourself motivated and hydrated while hiking, the views will be totally worth it!
Amritsar, a holy city in the northern state of Punjab, has a lot to offer culturally as well as spiritually. Reaching Amritsar is pretty easy, you can catch a train or a bus directly to the city. Once you reach Amritsar, make sure to visit Golden Temple, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Wagah Border, and the Jallianwalla Bagh. Tip: Don't miss out Amritsar's delicious cuisine.
Alwar in Rajasthan is yet another low-budget travel destination you should consider visiting. Rajasthan is all about its various forts and palaces. So, do visit the spectacular Alwar fort, and relish its grandeur. That apart, also take out some time for Moosi Maharani Ki Chhatri and the Siliserh Lake. Tip: October-April is the best time to visit Alwar.
Chandigarh is bordered by the states of Punjab and Haryana. One of the cleanest and most well-planned cities in the country, Chandigarh is a treat to visit during any time of the year. You can easily visit the city by bus, train, or a flight. Tip: You can extend your trip by visiting Shimla, which is almost 3 hours away (by road) from Chandigarh.
Famously called the queen of hills, Mussoorie is a charming hill station located in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayan range. You can also plan a stop at Dehradun, which is just an hour drive from Mussoorie. The serene atmosphere and mouth-watering delicacies make Mussoorie a perfect travel destination. Tip: Plan a trek to the George Everest peak for an unforgettable experience. Enjoy!