10 Best Affordable Places To Visit in India

Here is a list of such 10 best Affordable places to visit in India which are cheaper on budget but high on experience!

1. Amritsar!

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We all know that Amritsar is famous for the golden temple. Amritsar is a very affordable tourist destination as well.

A low cost holiday in India is exactly what you need to get over the loss of the bills you've paid. Take a holy dip and soak yourself in spiritual at the Harmandir Sahib Gurudwara.

The gurudwara offers free accommodation for girls and charges some minimal amount from boys.

Devotionally and patriotically rich, Amritsar has it all to make it your ultimate weekend getaway. Visit Jallianwala Bagh and Wagah border to relive some historical moments.

Check budget hotels in Amritsar

2. Goa

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 Admit it! We all have dreamt of going on a road trip to Goa with our friends.

But keeping the red Merc and seaside resort aside as shown in the film, getting and spending some quality time in Goa is very affordable.

There are lot of homestays and hostels in Goa which will not be hard on your pocket making Goa one of the most tourist friendly cheap places to visit in India.

In addition, good Goan thali will cost you not more than 100 bucks. And yes! You also get some low priced booze, too!

Budget hotels in Goa

3. Auli

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I'm not kidding! Auli is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world and can even put the already overrated Switzerland to shame.
Adding to it, the hotels are very budget friendly and have some spectacular locales.
Considered one of cheaper travel options in India.
If you've spared some money, then skiing in the Himalayan mountain ranges is a must do thing without the hole in your pocket you'd have in The Alps.
Check TripHobo's recommended budget hotels in Auli 

4. Darjeeling

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Getting and staying in Darjeeling is far from being expensive. Pretty little hotels, cottages and home stays soaked in old world charm will not make a hole in your pocket.

Also, you can binge on some deliciously made momos while sipping the ever popular Darjeeling tea.

The ticket to the iconic toy train is very cheap and you can have the panoramic view of the hill station from the train itself.

Check TripHobo hotels for stay in Darjeeling

5. Mcleod Ganj

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If calm serene atmosphere along the snow-clad mountains excites you, then head straightaway to Mcleod Ganj which is also one the cheapest places to visit in India.
Popular for the important Tsuglagkhang- Dalai Lama's temple, Mcleod Ganj is also known for its Buddhist culture and crafts. Perfect place to pause yourself for a while and experience some spiritual divinity.
McleodGanj has hotels, restaurants, cafes which are low on prices but high on quality.
Check hotels in Mcleod Ganj

6. Gokarna

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Compared to its sister Goa, Gokarna is low on cost but high on offerings.

Beautiful beaches, serene wellness centres and some breathtaking views, Gokarna has a lot to offer. There are also Yoga centers which you can visit at a very affordable price.

Hotels in Gokarna

7. Hampi

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Hampi, already a UNESCO World Heritage site is known for its architectural masterpieces, temples, and palaces.

Cheapest cottages and some low cost South Indian cuisine on your plate: Hampi has it to make your trip, a delicious affair.

You can roam in and around Hampi by renting a motorcycle at a very low cost, thus cutting down your burdening transportation costs.

Checkout these 10 hostels in Hampi for backpackers for an affordable stay in Hampi.

8. Kasol - Himachal Pradesh's affordable mini Israel

Kasol - for a cheap vacation in India

One of the most beautiful places among the lot, Kasol should be on the top of your list if you are planning for a budget friendly vacation.

Snow clad mountains, pine trees and some spectacular display of nature, Kasol has it all.

Cheap cottages and hotels are in plenty in this place, keeping in mind the huge turnout of young tourists.

The localities are hospitable and can even treat you with a meal, only if you're dignified enough!

Budget hotels in Kasol

9. Mumbai

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Mumbai is a city which never sleeps. A city which has a something or the other to offer everyone.
The city has some affordable hotels and lodges as per your convenience. Also, you can have a one time meal for less than 80 bucks. If not a meal, then the world famous Vada Pav will come to your rescue.
Get starstruck by visiting Mannat or Jalsa, introspect at Marine Drive, pray at Siddhivinayak and experience the incredible city that Mumbai is.
Sure, it won't be easy but you can make it one of your cheap holiday destinations in Maharashtra, if not India!
 
Check TripHobo's recommended budget hotels in Mumbai

10. Pondicherry

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Spectacular beaches, low priced booze, beautiful roads and some reasonable options for accommodation, Pondicherry has it all to make your money-crunched vacation, an unforgettable experience.

The former French colony has a lot to offer and the lanes will take you back in time. There are plenty of exciting things to do in Pondicherry, just hop on a rented bicycle and roam around the streets of the beautiful city.

Hurry up! Count the notes in your wallet, make necessary cost cuttings and plan a trip on a shoestring budget. Trust me, it’ll be a hell lot of fun! Which cheapest place in India are you headed to now?
Hotels in Pondicherry
 
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