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What can I expect from India?

India is a South Asian country you can visit on budget; rich in culture, heritage, landscapes and scenic beauty, with fairly reserved population. Here you can enjoy various delicacies of food, low-budget living, exotic scenic views, picturesque landscapes and a cultural mix.
With over 1.1 Billion population, and close proximity within the cities, it is the best example of compact living and shared culture. As you move across various zones of the country, you’ll be astonished to find that, each zone is completely different from the other, in terms of both, diversity and landscape.
If you’re looking forward to experience a different shade of the world, and diversity in places and cultures, this is the place for you.

Places to see and things to do in India

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Ladakh

Bike trip to Ladakh amidst the deserted mountains covered with snow.

Udaipur

Udaipur, known for its lakes and lavish royal residences..

Coorg

Barapole River-rafting in Scotland of India, Coorg..

Himachal

Spiti valley in Himachal Pradesh, a true Himalayan adventure.

Gujarat

Rann of Kutch, the white desert.

Kerala

Backwaters of Kerala.

Varanasi

Varanasi, the spiritual capital of India.

Goa

Goa, known for its exotic beaches and parties.

Andaman and Nicobar

Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Typical Costs When Travelling

Accommodation 

In majority of the places, you get to choose from a variety of low-budget and small boutique hotels, ranging from $10 to $25 a day. In case you want to live a little comfortably, with decent living facilities, you can go for mid-range hotels ranging from $25 to $35 a day. If you’re looking to stay luxuriously, in some of the fancy hotel ranges, you’ll have to spend $40 to $150 per day.

Food

You’ll find food stalls and restaurant quite often, without having to walk even 2 meters. Since India has largely vegetarian population, you’ll find a greater variety of vegetarian delicacies as compared to non-vegetarian dishes. It is a food haven with most of the food available at economical prices, ranging from $5 to $20 a day.

Here’s some of the best street food you’ll in India for less than 2$

Panipuri

Panipuri is a type of snack that originated in the Indian subcontinent. It consists of a round, hollow puri, filled with a mixture of flavored water, tamarind chutney, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion or chickpeas.

Misal Pav

Misal pav is a popular dish from Maharashtra, India. It consists of misal and pav. The final dish is topped with farsan or sev, onions, lemon and coriander. It is usually served with bread or rolls toasted with butter and buttermilk or curd and papad.

Jalebi

DescriptionJalebi, also known as zulbia, jilapi and zalabia, is an Indian sweet popular all over South Asia and the Middle East. It is made by deep-frying maida flour batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup.

Samosa

A samosa is a fried or baked pastry with a savoury filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, meat, or lentils. It may take different forms, including triangular, cone, or half-moon shapes, depending on the region, It is usually served with bread.

Chole bhature

Chole bhature is a dish originated initially in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. Now this dish is famous invariably in Northern India while having huge following in India. It is a combination of chana masala and bhatura.

Masala dosa

Masala dosa or masale dose is a variation of the popular South Indian food dosa, which has its origins in Tuluva Mangalorean cuisine. It is made from rice, lentils, potato, methi, and curry leaves, and served with chutneys and sambar.

Transportation 

With people travelling India on budget, you can use public transport to travel within the country. There are varied means of transport available to travel locally, namely, auto-rickshaws, taxi, scooter and car rentals and buses. Train costs around $5 to $25 on an average to travel inter-state and intra-state as well. Flights are also very reasonable, fairly priced around $25 to $50 for economy class, per trip.
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Suggested daily budget

India is amongst the budget travel destinations. Prices here are low to a surprising level as compared to other regions in the world. For those on tight budget, you can survive in India with a daily spending limit of $15 to $20 a day. This would want you to stay in low-budget hotels, eat simple meals at local shops and stalls, and utilize local and government modes of transport. If you push your budget a bit, to say $25 to $35 a day, you’ll be able to sustain a little more comfortably.

Money Saving Tips

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