Here is something for those planners who have been pondering on an international getaway for some time and are under the misconception that it is too expensive and out of reach of their budget. It is time to open up the urge to travel you have bottled up, previously thinking it is too much money to spend on something so trivial. Because you are wrong on both accounts. If you think travelling around is trivial, then you haven’t experienced the wonders these countries have to offer. And no, these won’t be a drain on your money. Whether you love to travel or not, these are too tempting an opportunity to miss. Here are 15 cheapest countries to travel from India:
1. Sri Lanka
A country of ordered chaos, it is dotted with mesmeric beaches, antique places, historical monuments and, wonderful hill stations. The mouth-watering seafood will make you regret not coming to this haven earlier. You can indulge in a whole lot of activities ranging from trekking in jungles to diving in deep water.
Flight tickets – Rs. 22,000- 25,000 (Roundtrip)
Daily expenses – Rs. 1,500- 2,000 (Including living, travelling, eating)
If you haven’t heard of this country till now, it’s time you got acquainted with the stunning islands that make up this country. Located in the Indian Ocean, it is home to many water bodies and beautiful white sand beaches. Here, you can take up a wide range of activities like diving, snorkelling, fishing, windsurfing, and sailing. This is the perfect destination for people looking to spend their vacation peacefully.
Flight tickets – Rs 40,000- Rs 45,000
Daily expenses – Rs 5000 (If spent thriftily)
Thailand is the most sought after tourist destination for people who spend frugally. It offers diverse activities for us to indulge in. Clubbing, diving into turquoise watered beaches, devouring on cheap street food, walking the chaotic markets where you can find almost anything, the authentic spas to relax your senses and what not. Some cities like Koh Samui and Krabi are even popular for its beaches
Flight tickets – Rs 15,000- Rs 20,000
Daily expenses – Rs 3,000- Rs 3,500
Vietnam’s exotic beauty will capture only the eyes of a determined seeker. It is a bundle of caves, islands, forests, mountains, farms and religious places which convinces you to visit this place at least once. It is quite famous for its street foods and striking landscapes. Kayaking and boating are rather popular here. Sapa and Hanoi are two of the most visited cities in the country.
Flight tickets – Rs 25,000-Rs 35,000
Daily expenses – Rs 2,500-Rs 3,000
Who hasn’t heard of Singapore? With an astounding amount of creativity, culture, and cuisines put together, this is one of the popular destinations for people all over the world. It remains in touch with the old heritage which can be seen from the various decorated temples. Food is an important part of the country’s culture and hence there are a variety of cuisines to choose from. This spotless city with its vibrant life is worth visiting at least once with your friends.
Flight tickets- Rs 20,000- Rs 25,000
Daily expenses – Rs 3,000- Rs 3,500 (If spent wisely)
Surrounded by the majestic Himalayan Mountains, with large thunderstorms erupting through its valleys, Nepal beckons all adventurers and mountaineers to its embrace. With four of the highest peaks of the world namely Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and Mt. Cho Oyu nestled comfortably within its boundaries, and you can be sure that trekking here is another level of adventure. The Buddhist monasteries, Himalayan flora and fauna, the scenic beauties and the peaceful ambiance will provide you with one of the best holiday experiences.
Flight tickets to Kathmandu – Rs 10,000- Rs 15,000
Daily expenses – Rs 2,000- Rs 2,500
Situated between the Indian and the Pacific Oceans, Indonesia is the largest island country with beautiful marine lives and amazing corals. It is famous for it’s – you guessed it – beaches, and attracts tourists and travellers from all over the world. Indonesia is all about beaches with massive rock formations, safari rides, diving, snorkelling, and temples. It has both the peaceful side and the wild side that the tourists can choose from.
Flight tickets – Rs 25,000 – Rs 30,000
Daily expenses – Rs 6,000 – Rs 6,500
Turkey is a place endorsed for its dramatic and colorful history, and no history lover can resist its allure. Also called ‘The land beneath the half-moon’, Turkey is a country of many worlds with intriguing cultures, shining mosques and palaces, ancient cities and delicious food that you possibly can’t resist taking a pass at! It’s a place with impressive landscapes and mystical valleys, and we can assure you it’ll be love at first sight in a place like this one.
Flight tickets – Around Rs 25,000 (From Mumbai to Istanbul)
Daily expenses- Around Rs 2,500
Laos is a forested and mountainous country packed with slanting hills, pine trees, numerous waterfalls, surviving hill tribes, colonial architecture and skyline-silver lakes. Biking around villages filled with green forests, trekking on mountains with superabundant greenery and exploring the riddled caves are all the activities that will keep you wildly entertained throughout your stay without spending a penny.
Flight tickets – Rs 30,000- Rs 33,000
Daily expenses – Rs 1,000 – Rs 1,100
Arab countries, like Egypt, give you one of the best travelling experiences enveloped with numerous ancient places and historical backgrounds that can captivate your interests for quite some time. Bordered by the Red Sea to the east and south, it adds an element of adventure for all the scuba divers. Being the world’s oldest civilizations, it has some great pyramids and a myriad of historical monuments. The great pyramid of Giza which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World is one of the major tourist magnets in Egypt. This desert land will provide you with a level of holiday experience which you couldn’t gain elsewhere.
Flight tickets – Rs 25,000- Rs 30,000
Daily expenses – Rs 2,000 – Rs 2,500
Located in the southern portion of Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, Cambodia is an empire of temples. It is the abode of the world-renowned Angkor Wat, the largest religious building. The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Koh Rong Samleoum which is an island in the coastal town of Sihanoukville and Kampot are some of the major tourist attractions one can try out. Cambodia offers the chance of a very peaceful holiday, so don’t miss it.
Flight tickets – Rs 25,000- Rs 30,000
Daily expenses – Rs 3,000 – Rs 3,200
Hungary might very well be the only European country one can travel to, with a limited budget and a knack for adventure. Here, you can get involved in a wide range of activities like cave expeditions, forest hiking, exploring the lush green vineyards and even swimming in the lakes. So start packing and book a ticket in advance so that you can cut down the cost of travel.
Flight tickets – Rs 35,000- Rs 45,000
Daily expenses – Rs 2,000 – Rs 2,500
This East African country with a coastline on the Indian Ocean is one of the countries that’ll quench your thirst for wildlife, with the countless activities it offers in the wild. It has a lot to offer, from a traditional African safari, hot air balloon safari and visiting the savannas teeming with wildlife to ambling around white sand islands with sparkling blue water. Made up of a rich, intriguing culture, Kenya must be in your visit-soon list.
Flight tickets – Rs 30,000- Rs 35,000 (if booked in advance)
Daily expenses – Rs 2,700 – Rs 3,000
Located in Western Asia and comprised of pristine beaches and scorching deserts, Qatar has recently gathered a reputation as a tourist destination. Visiting this country will be like an Arabic fairy tale. It is overflowing with ancient art displayed in museums, sacred religious places, spectacular skylines, sand dunes, world-class restaurants and active adventures.
Flight tickets – Rs 20,000 – Rs 25,000
Daily expenses – Rs 1,000 – Rs 2,000
15. The United Arab Emirates
UAE is a middle-class tourist hub because of the affordability and the amount of pleasure it provides. The visitors can indulge in lots of stuff like desert safaris and desert camping, shopping, swimming and diving in Fujairah to float in the waters of Gulf of Oman, indoor skiing and wayfaring on the beaches to rob you of your troubles.
Flight tickets – Rs 15,000 – Rs 20,000
Daily expenses – Rs 5,000 – Rs 6,000
Book your flights in advance so that you can cut down your travel cost and enjoy the stay in these wonderful countries.
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