7 Destinations You Can Visit Under ₹7k This Summer

by Shreya Ghosh
7 Destinations You Can Visit Under ₹7k This Summer

If you are tired of waking up to the unbearable heat every day, then a refreshing getaway is something that you need the most now. India as a country has too much to offer you in terms of travel experiences. No matter if you have a fixed budget, you can easily explore various parts of India with ease. There are so many destinations for you to opt from throughout East, West, North, and South. With smart decisions and perfect choices, you can travel to various parts of India for under 7k.

Here are 7 destinations under 7k for travelling under budget.

1. Darjeeling

Darjeeling is always a mandatory destination in every list of summer vacations. If you are a Bengali living in West Bengal, you must understand the emotional sentiment of Bengalis toward Darjeeling. A trip to this beautiful hill station is not only good for your heart and soul but also for your pockets. With a small budget, you can thoroughly experience and explore the destination. There are endless things to explore in this quaint hill station starting from river rafting to riding on a toy train or even going trekking. If you choose the accommodation and hotels wisely, then travelling here can easily be covered under 7k.

7 Destinations You Can Visit Under 7k This Summer

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2. Puri

Puri attracts tourists throughout the year for its sandy beaches and Jagannath temples. During the month of June-July, Puri gets filled with visitors coming to celebrate Rath Yatra. To beat the heat under a budget, Puri is a great option. Apart from temples and beaches, this place in Orissa has a lot to offer. Also, don’t forget to relish seafood whenever you are here.

3. Alleppey

Travelling to Alleppey is quite a different experience. Nestled in Kerala, this place is famous for staying on a houseboat. For spending some quality time and relaxing amidst nature, Alleppey feels like bliss indeed. If you are travelling under budget, then you can skip the houseboat as you will get plenty of well-maintained places to stay. You can explore the water bodies while boating or simply take a night walk around the lakes and beaches

4. Pondicherry

Our hearts desire a foreign trip but sometimes our bank balance cannot sustain that. If you want to have a ‘foreign-waali’ feeling under a budget, close your eyes and visit Pondicherry. Pondicherry, the French Capital of India, has beaches, colourful lanes, innumerable cafes, and so much more. Taking long walks on the streets or around beaches, relishing French delicacies, exploring beaches, visiting Auroville, there is a lot to do in this city.

7 Destinations You Can Visit Under 7k This Summer
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Also read: Live In This Quaint Bungalow In Pondicherry’s Auroville For Just ₹1000 Per Night 

5. McLeodganj

When mountains call you then visit straight to Mcleodganj for pocket-friendly travel. Nestled in Dharamshala, this suburb is beautifully surrounded by monasteries, and temples with hills and valleys as the backdrop. The perfect weather and the most lip-smacking momos make your trip more memorable. If you are an adventure enthusiast, then you can surely visit this place for some adventure under budget. Some travel recommendations for this place are boat riding, camping, and visiting Dal Lake.


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6. Nainital

Nainital is one of the most popular hill stations in India for witnessing the most stunning hills and beautiful lakes. With a backdrop of the picturesque hills and mountains, travellers love to visit here for a short trip under a budget. Taking a ride to the ropeway and boating at Naini Lake are some of the most touristy things to do in Nainital. Also, pay a visit to the holy Naini Devi temple.

7. Gokarna

If you want to visit a place with magnificent beaches like Goa but want to avoid the crowd then Gokarna is your ultimate destination. The most popular locations to explore in Gokarna are Om Beach, Gokarna beach, and Mahabaleshwara Temple. If you want to explore the beaches like never before then you can even go on a boat ride with the local fishermen. A trip to Gokarna is indeed one of the most budget-friendly trips to beaches.

While travelling under a fixed budget you need to keep some basic tips & tricks in mind.

  • Always look out for hostels for accommodation as it will help you in cutting down the most expensive part of the trip.
  • Also, travel using public transport as much as possible. Public transport like buses and autos are easily available anywhere and everywhere so it is a great scope to see a lot of money.
  • The third point will be indulging in the street food stalls. There are always local food joints that serve a whole meal at a very cheap price.

Another great recommendation for travelling under budget is Mussoorie. You can explore the city solo easily under 7k. Check out the video to know more.