Post the pandemic as travelling has opened up, it's almost as if the travel bug has bitten everyone. While some want to hit the beaches, others want a serene holiday amongst the mountains while a few enjoy see-sighting through the city. In such a case, if you think travelling out of India is very expensive, you would be ecstatic with this list we have curated. You can travel to these countries for under Rs 1 lakh as an Indian citizen. So time to plan a holiday abroad without burning a hole in your pocket.
Visit These 8 Countries Under INR 1 Lakh
One of the most popular budget travel destinations, Thailand is blessed with white sand beaches, clear waters, and rich culture. Besides the beautiful beaches, there are many temples and shopping streets in Thailand. You can also enjoy lip-smacking food on the streets of Thailand for very nominal prices. The flight tickets to Bangkok can be around INR 25,000 from Mumbai. The accommodation in Thailand ranges from budget-friendly hostels and homestays to lavish resorts and beach-side hotels.
For those who love city life and beaches alike, a visit to Malaysia will be perfect. Offering a mix of bustling city life, serene beach life, and diverse culture, Malaysia ensures to have something for everyone. To make your travel budget-friendly, you can commute using public transport and stay in inexpensive hotels. Booking a return flight to Kuala Lumpur from Mumbai will not cost you more than INR 25000 for return flights.
Indonesia has become popular especially because of Bali, which attracts thousands of Indian tourists every year. Tropical in a true sense, Bali has lush greenery, quaint beaches, stunning temples, and vibrant culture with the warmest people. You can book cheap flights to Bali from Mumbai at around INR 30,000 if you plan your travel in advance. The stay and food options in the country are also very affordable with private hotel rooms and villas available at low rates.
4. Sri Lanka
Yet another tropical country, Sri Lanka is very close to India and the flights are reasonably priced. Stunning beaches, cultural heritage, and lip-smacking seafood are what make makes Srilanka a popular tourist destination for Indians. A return flight to Colombo, Srilanka from Mumbai can cost you around INR 25,000.
This Southeast Asian country is known for its natural beauty, historic sites, delicious cuisine, and lush greenery. The country also has numerous attractions like the Cu Chi Tunnel, Ha Long Bay, the Temple of Literature, and more. You can avail of cheap flights ranging at INR 27,000 for Hanoi from Mumbai and accommodations if you book in advance. Street food in Vietnam is also not very expensive with diverse options.
This country has a bountiful cultural heritage in the form of ancient temples which have a rich history. The tropical country has lush green trees, clear skies, and a lot to explore for lovers of history. Popular tourist destinations include Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. Flight tickets to Cambodia are priced at around INR 35000 from Mumbai and accommodations are budget-friendly too.
The iconic Pyramids of Giza and the Nile River make Egypt a famous destination. The light show at the Pyramids and the cruise over the Nile are must-try experiences when in Egypt. The return flight tickets, if planned well in advance, are affordable costing around INR 40,000 per person from Mumbai to Cairo and return. You can book your stay with homestays, hostels, and B&B to make it more affordable, making a 4-5 day trip well within budget.
Nepal is blessed with varied geographical terrains from the Terai plains' lowland to Mount Everest's highest peak. A tour of Nepal would ensure the Himalayan scenery, ecology, and diverse cultures. The top tourist attractions in Nepal include Swoyambhu Maha chaitya, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Buddha Stupa. A return flight to Kathmandu can be anywhere around INR 20,000 from Mumbai.
We hope you find our list useful in planning your next international holiday.