If you thought you need a lot of money to travel abroad, it is time to think again. All it takes for a smooth and fun trip is a bit of planning and being smart at grabbing a deal that comes your way on the internet. We give you a list of places which are not very expensive provided, you stick to your budget and do not indulge too much. And make sure your passport is valid for more than six months.
Just across the ocean, this island country shares close ties with ours. And a return flight ticket will not cost you a bomb. In fact, a round trip a week from now costs Rs 12,000 making it cheaper than many places within the country during peak season. IRCTC offers package deals which will cover an entire trip on twin sharing at Rs 48,000.
To see: Kandy, the various beaches, the ancient temples
Currency: I INR = 2Sri Lankan rupee
Malaysia is like a second home to people from India and it is not really expensive to fly to Kuala Lumpur. A round trip, minus package deals will cost you about Rs 12,000. And if you are smart enough you could steal a deal.
To see: Kuala Lumpur, the various islands and their beaches, wildlife tours and shopping
Currency: 1 Malaysian Ringgit = 15.97 INR
A flight from Kochi to Kathmandu could be costlier than flying to Sri Lanka, but let that not deter you. A trip to Nepal will be an eye opener for you. Feel awed
To see: Kathmandu, Pashupatinath, Dakshinkali, go on religious and nature tours
Currency : 1INR = 1.6Nepalese Rupee
‘Land of the Thunder Dragons’ is a treasure trove those in search of peace as well as adventure. Take in the culture, the lofty peaks and the breathtaking meadows in this Himalayan country.
To see: Thimpu, Punakha, Trashigang, Haa Valley, Trongsa, take a cultural tour or an adventure trek
Currency: 1 Bhutanese Ngultrum =1.00 INR
Love the wild? Head out to Kenya. All you have to remember is that you need to plan in advance. This will give you time to take your vaccinations and get a cheap deal
To see: Masai Mara National Reserve, Mount Kenya, Nairobi National Park
Currency: 1 Kenyan Shilling =0.66 INR
Is not just a cricketing nation. There is much to see and enjoy in this country. If you want more reasons, just compare the currency rates in our country to this nation.
To see: Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Lake Kariba, Zambezi River,
Currency: US dollar
It is not just the Great Wall of China that will fill you with awe. The experience from the street food to the public transport will be an experience you will never forget. Try it
Beijing, Xuchang, Zhengzhou, Chongqing, Wuhan, Luzhi, Macau, historical and cultural tours, wildlife tours
Currency: 1 Chinese Yuan = 9.86INR
Historic and amazing Turkey will change the way how you see life. The sights and sounds will remain in your minds long after the trip is over and you are back home.
To see: Istanbul, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Trabzon, beach vacations, cultural and religious tours
Currency: 1INR=05 Turkish Lira
Rustic, enchanting and full of fun, a trip to Cambodia will connect you to the shared culture and traditions between the two countries.
To see: Angkor Wat, Silver Pagoda, The many temples
Currency: 1INR = 61 Cambodian Riel
Want to explore the jungles of Vietnam after seeing Pulimurugan? We bring you more destinations and fun things you can do in this country
To see: Pagodas, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Myson, beaches, and mountains
Currency: 1.00 INR = 334.45 Vietnamese dong (VND)