These destinations are serene and incredible, yet so low on budget that made them to the Tybros Holidays Top five low cost travel escapes, a wanderer must visit.
Pushkar the hidden and serene travel destination settled away from the hustle bustle of the cities is a great low cost holiday destination. It is the place where time has stand still. The divine pilgrimage site is known for its only Bharama Temple in the whole world. Not just the temple that will mystically intrigue you but also the fables which attached to every single temple will leave you awe struck. The labyrinth streets laden fragrance of joss stick.
How To Reach
By Air: The nearest airport is at Jaipur which is 140 km away.
By Rail: Board a train to Ajmer. Pushkar is a 45-minute bus journey from Ajmer.
By Road: Pushkar is well-connected to major highways. If you choose to travel by bus, there are two stops nearby—Marwar and Ajmer.
Best Season: October to March is the best season as the weather is cool and pleasant. Avoid the months from April to June—it is unbearably hot.
All of you must have known Mcleodganj, but close to the famous hill station lies another magnificent and less travelled and budget Dharamkot. The area is blanketed with serenity and the dense jungles and undulating landscape around it provides scintillating trekking experience. Due to its location the place offers amazing hiking and trekking ecstasy. Due to its affordable restaurants, cafes and to a large extent virgin nature will make this trip an awesome experience.
How To Reach
By Air: Daily flights are available from New Delhi to Gaggal
By Rail: You could also take an overnight train from Delhi to Pathankot. From Pathankot, take a taxi or a bus to McLeod Ganj.
By Road: Boards a bus from Delhi to Dharamsala. It is a picturesque two km walk to Dharamkot if you feel up to it; otherwise, autorickshaws are available to take you to your destination.
Best Season: Dharamkot is gorgeous all year-round though monsoons can pose a few accessibility issues and the winters can be harsh.
The erstwhile magnificent capital of Vijayanagara Empire (14th-17th centuries) is literary an open air museum. The incredible ambience in the forms of temple, stone remains and the rejuvenating Tungabhdra river makes you feel you are still gazing at the glorious empire. While at the Hampi hear the fable how the mystic human beings made the colossal stones preciously hanging. While in Hampi one must visit Krishna temple, the Hemakuta Group of temples, the Narasimha temple and many more.
How To Reach
By Air: Hubli airport 140 km away is the nearest airport with passable connectivity. A better option is to fly to Bengaluru and take the Hampi express to Hospet, from where it’s easy to travel by road.
By Rail: Hospet is the nearest railhead. From Hospet, autos or taxis are available for Hampi and take an hour to reach.
By Road: You could take a taxi from Bengaluru to Hampi, which is a distance of 363 km.
Best Season: November to February.
Laden with colonial architectural brilliance the incredible Southern India destination has an international appeal. A canal divides the city into the French and Tamil Quarters. The sea facing stretch of Goubert Avenue is to a large extent resembles to Mumbai’s Marine Drive. It is here that the locals and tourist enjoy the sea. Puducherry is a great place to enjoy incredible peace and explore the incredible French architecture.
How To Reach
By Air: The airport at Puducherry can accommodate only small aircraft and hosts flights from Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Chennai is the other airport located approximately 135 km away from Puducherry.
By Rail: The nearest rail station is Villupuram, about 35 km away from the town. It is well connected to cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, and Thiruvananthapuram. Two of the most popular trains are the New Delhi-Puducherry Express and the Nagercoil Express from Mumbai.
By Road: There are several buses that ply frequently from Chennai, Thanjavur, Trichy, Coimbatore, Bengaluru, and Madurai.
Like any other Kerala’s destination Varkala is an incredible place to enjoy the sun, sand and sea. The place is a must visit for budget backpackers due to its serenity, thrilling water sports, sunbathing, or just sitting in the beach and raising a toast. The place is also best to explore the ancient and colonial aura by visiting 2,000-year-old Janardhana Swamy Temple, and the 17th century British-constructed Anjengo Fort, and many.
How To Reach
By Air: Thiruvananthapuram is the nearest airport, at a distance 51 km from Varkala.
By Rail: Varkala railway station is the nearest railhead.
By Road: Varkala bus stand is well serviced by buses from Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi. Varkala is less than 50 km away from National Highway 47, which means it’s well-connected by road.
Best Season: While it’s hot and humid most of the year, the months between December and February are pleasant for visits.
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