International Flights under 20K for the Budget Traveller

Explored the mountains, beaches, monuments and the temple towns of India? Feel like stepping out of the comfort zone and go international? Fret not, dear traveller! We’ve all been there! And going international does not necessarily mean spending all your hard-earned money. The good news is that there are many international destinations you can visit without burning a large hole in your pocket.

Indonesia

Bali inspires a ‘tropical state of mind’ in one and all! It’s a city of beaches, mountains, isolated islands, buzzing nightlife, temples and wonderful, warm people.

Best Time to Visit: Between April and October (Dry Season)

Approximate Flight Budget: Approximately 12k

Recommended Duration of Stay: 1 Week

Recommended Activities: Sunrise Trek to Mount Batur, River Rafting in Ayung, Rice Terrace Field Walk, Street Food Indulgence, Nightlife, Island Hopping, Underwater Activities

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Turkey

Turkey is a magical land of minarets and mountains with a sky speckled with a million hot air balloons. The city’s cuisine is as diverse as its heritage!

Best Time to Visit: Between April and October

Approximate Flight Budget: Approximately 13k to 15k

Recommended Duration of Stay: 10 Days

Recommended Activities: Bosphorus Cruise, Shopping at Grand Bazaar, Turkish Baths, Belly-dancing Shows, Hot Air Balloon Ride

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Egypt

The Gift of the Nile, Egypt is a geographical gem with endlessly beguiling landscapes. Dotted with pyramids, deserts and temple ruins, it deserves a place on everyone’s bucket list.

Best Time to Visit: Between September and April

Approximate Flight Budget: Approximately 11k to 14k

Recommended Duration of Stay: 1 Week

Recommended Activities: Nile Cruise, Pyramids Show, Desert Safari, Shopping, Nightlife

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Maldives

Its luminous sapphire-blue waters and talcum-powder beaches are enough to lure you to itself. Factor in the resorts that provide you front row seats to some of the most vivid views of the landscape and you’ll dream of coming back before you even depart.

Best Time to Visit: Between December and April

Approximate Flight Budget: Approximately 12k – 14k

Recommended Duration of Stay: 5 Days

Recommended Activities: Island Hopping, Underwater Activities, Ride on a Seaplane, Dolphin and Whale Watching Tours

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Philippines

The country enamours its visitors with beautiful blue beaches, tropical islands, emerald rice-fields, charming chocolate hills, simmering volcanoes and beaming, happy-go-lucky people.

Best Time to Visit: Between November and April

Approximate Flight Budget: Approximately 12k – 16k

Recommended Duration of Stay: 1 Week

Recommended Activities: Deep Sea Diving, Island Hopping, Shopping, Nightlife, Rice Terrace Tours, Chocolate Hills Tour, Volcano Island Trip

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Hong Kong

A city of colourful traditions, creative cuisines and a stunning skyline, Hong Kong is home to some of the world’s crowning geological and historical gems.

Best Time to Visit: March – April, and October – November

Approximate Flight Budget: Approximately 13k – 17k

Recommended Duration of Stay: 8 – 10 Days

Recommended Activities: Charter a Junk Boat, Hit the Street Markets, Shopping, Nightlife, Hike the Dragon’s Back, Explore the Outer Islands, Ride on the Star Ferry, Meet Pandas at Ocean Park

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Seychelles

Sun-kissed, satin-sand beaches enveloped by azure-blue waters of Seychelles evokes dreams of laid-back lounging. It has all the ideal ingredients for a rejuvenating retreat!

Best Time to Visit: April – May, and October – November

Approximate Flight Budget: Approximately 15k to 18k

Recommended Duration of Stay: 5 Days

Recommended Activities: Island Hopping, Watersports, Underwater Activities, Hiking, Bird Watching, Shopping

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Hacks to Remember –

  • Always plan in advance. All the international flights must ideally be booked at least 4-8 months before the date of travel.
  • For the best deals on flights, hotels and travel packages, keep updated with the latest offers on ixigo.
  • Eat, drink and travel like a local. It’s much more fun that way!

So, go ahead, fill your passport pages with unique stamps and your heart with indelible memories!