As the Dussehra long weekend approaches in October, it’s the perfect opportunity to escape the daily grind and unwind through travel.
Exploring new places not only satisfies your wanderlust but also brings a sense of relaxation to the mind.
If you’re wondering where to go without breaking the bank, here are some budget-friendly travel options for you and your loved ones.
McLeodganj: A Natural Retreat
If you crave a connection with nature, consider a trip to McLeodganj. Nestled in the scenic Dharamshala, this destination offers serenity away from the hustle and bustle.
McLeodganj boasts beautiful cafes, museums, temples, and thrilling trekking adventures for the adventurous souls.
Amritsar: The Golden Temple
Amritsar beckons you and your family with its iconic Golden Temple, drawing visitors from afar.
Accommodation and food are readily available within the temple premises. While in Amritsar, explore the Wagah Border, Ram Teerth Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Partition Museum, and Sadda Pind for a complete experience.
Rishikesh: Adventure and Serenity
Rishikesh is an ideal destination for family and friends, offering affordable options for every budget.
Whether you prefer budget stays or something more upscale, Rishikesh has it all. Enjoy thrilling activities like camping, rafting, and bungee jumping, or simply explore the city with options like buses, shared taxis, and rental scooters.
Varanasi: Spiritual Journey on a Budget
Known as the city of Lord Shiva, Varanasi welcomes you to explore its rich culture without overspending.
Besides the renowned Kashi Vishwanath Temple, visit other sacred temples and partake in the serene Ganga Aarti at the Ganga Ghat.
Varanasi offers numerous budget-friendly accommodation and dining options.
Darjeeling: Budget-Friendly Hill Station
For a budget-friendly hill station experience, head to Darjeeling, a nature lover’s paradise. Enjoy a ride on the toy train, wander through lush tea gardens, and witness the breathtaking sunrise at Tiger Hills.