Life in metro cities is becoming really hectic with every passing day. At some point our mind and body do ask for a break. Break from the fast running city life, from the scorching heat.Most of us love to travel and explore new places but it is not always that our budget allows us to have extravagant vacations.There are a plethora of getaways across India that you can head out to for an amazing fun-filled trip. And that too, under Rs. 5,000. Getaways like:
You never though Manali can be cheap, let us unveil the truth. If you have good negotiating skills you can secure a good hotel for 2 nights stay in 4000 INR per person. So, go explore the beauty of the snow clad mountains and have an adventurous ski ride. Beas Kund, Hapta Pass Trek, Chandratal Lake are the key attractions of the place and are truly awe-inspiring.You can also arrange a Jeep ride to Leh from Manali.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Nestled far away in the valleys of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is 2 bus rides - each about ₹200 - from the railway station at Tezpur, Assam. A 4-day trip to this pristine spot may cost as low as ₹4000.
For trekking and wildlife experiences, you can visit Snow View Point and Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary respectively, and can have some of the best experiences of your life.
As no vacation is complete without shopping, Nainital has a famous Mall Road which has various shops and café that will suit your budget easily.
The glaciers just melted and water levels have risen to perfect levels so that you can enjoy your rafting expedition here.
Will cost you only: Rs. 4,000/- per person (Only land package) for 1 night/2 days, including camping and rafting.
The panoramic beauty of Ooty does not need an introduction. It is one of the most striking hill stations of India. The water beds, valley and lush green plateaus of the place will instantly make you fall in love with this place. The local food is lip smacking and equally cheap, you can have a two-night stay at this place at 4500 INR per person. The local sightseeing offers you the most pleasurable experience of the lifetime. You can go trekking, hiking or sit back and see the striking sunset from your hotel balcony.
Hemis' lonesome twin sister, Nubra valley is about 150 km north of Leh. One could split their trip in two halves between the Hemis and Nubra Valley if one were adventurous enough, with short bus rides. One stone, two birds.
The much awaited Mapro strawberry festival is here, and a major event that attracts tourists and enthusiasts to experience the fruit differently. If you do happen to visit, expect rare strawberry based delicacies along with some other Mapro products.will coat you around Rs. 3,400/- per person for 2 nights, with transfers via Volvo-Ex Mumbai.
If you like the weather conditions to be delightfully pleasant for you while you are sightseeing and holidaying, then it got to be now in Darjeeling.will cost you only: Rs. 4,000/- per person (Only land package) for 1 nights in Darjeeling and 2 nights in Gangtok.
You can also spend your weekend taking in the scenic views of the beautiful hill station of Kasauli. The most cost effective way to reach Kasauli is to board a train from Delhi to Kalka and then take a shared taxi from there to Kasauli. This caps your round trip travel expenses at less than Rs 1500. Pocket-friendly hotels accommodate you for Rs. 1000 or less, which leaves you with about Rs. 2500 to splurge on the trip.
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. However, it still sees throngs of sleepy-eyed travellers waiting by the Vivekananda Rock Memorial in the mornings to catch the rising sun. 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 or so to splurge on your trip!