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Etti Bali Jan 08 2015

International trips for under 50k from India.

Kanika Nevatia Jan 08 2015
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Planning a trip abroad? Check out this list of international trips for under 50k from India. Enjoy a trip abroad without having to worry about burning a hole in your pocket!

1. Kathmandu, Nepal

If you’re planning a trip abroad over a long weekend then a very obvious choice is Nepal. There is so much to see, do and explore in Kathmandu. You can visit the glorious Buddhist temples or take a trip to the Himalayas and get a glimpse of the great Mount Everest. Nepal is also known for its great affordable shopping options.

Airfare: Delhi-Kathmandu flights return ticket costs under INR 9,000 if booked about a month in advance.
Visa fee: Visa free from India
Hotel tariff: Deals as good as INR 2,000 per night are available for a decent stay in hotels such as Alliance Hotel and Hotel the Greatwall.
Recommended stay duration: 4-5 days
Places to visit: Pashupatinath Temple (entry fee approximately INR 650), Garden of Dreams (entry fee approximately INR 200), Nagarkot for a view of Mount Everest (charges only cab fare), shopping (good bargains), casinos, etc.


Nepal (by dhilung)


2. Singapore

Singapore is often perceived as a very expensive country, but one can have an enjoyable holiday there even on a tight budget. All you need is a little bit of planning and choosing the right places to visit in Singapore and things to do while there. Street food in Singapore is very affordable and quite delicious too. In case you are planing to visit the city shortly, avail for one of the lucrative Singapore holiday packages as they are of certain help.

Airfare: Kolkata-Singapore flights return ticket costs under INR 15,000 if booked about 2 months in advance. Delhi-Singapore return ticket costs about INR 18,000 if booked about 2 months in advance.
Visa fee: Approximately INR 1,800
Hotel tariff: You can get good hostel and budget hotel deals for about INR 1,500-2,500 per night in places such as Bunc@Radius and Fragrance Hotels.
Recommended stay duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Merlion Park (free entry), Marina Bay Sands Mall and Lobby (free entry), Singapore Flyer (cost approximately INR 1,600), Sentosa Island (entry fee approximately INR 2,200). Marina Barrage (free entry), Orchard Road, flea markets, etc.


Singapore (Mac Qin)


3. Bangkok

Bangkok is the ideal destination for an Indian traveller on a tight budget. You can take in some amazing sight-seeing, visit astounding temples, enjoy the city’s vibrant nightlife, relax at the city’s many spas, savour delicious local cuisine and even do some shopping all under INR 50,000 in Bangkok. And if you plan in advance and take advantage of travel deals and bargains, you can have yourself a great vacation in Bangkok. Grab one of the best Bangkok holiday packages and head off for a memorable vacation of the lifetime!

Airfare: Chennai-Bangkok, under INR 9,000 return ticket if booked about 2-3 months in advance. A Bangalore-Bangkok return ticket will cost about INR 14,000 if booked 2-3 months in advance.
Visa fee: Approximately INR 2,000
Hotel tariff: You can get a decent hostel such as Nappark Hostel@Khao San
for under INR 1,000 a night or a good hotel such as Waterford Diamond Tower for under INR 2,000 per night.
Recommended stay duration: 4-5 days
Places to visit: Wat Phra Kaew (entry fee approximately INR 800), Grand Palace (entry fee approximately INR 800), National Museum (entry fee approximately INR 100), Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (entry fee approximately INR 1,600), Safari World (entry fee approximately INR 800), spa therapies, flea markets, etc.


Bangkok (by MikeBehnken)


4. Colombo

Sri Lanka is so beautiful that it is sure to take your breath away. Colombo has a host of ancient architectural structures such as churches and Buddhist sculptures to discover and some fabulous beaches to explore. Whether you want to buy local souvenirs, savour the local cuisine, take in the culture or simply explore the city, a trip to Colombo is one that you will cherish!

Airfare: Chennai-Colombo, under INR 11,000 return fare if booked 2-3 months in advance. Hyderabad-Colombo return fare will be about INR 15,000 if booked 2-3 months in advance.
Visa fee: Approximately INR 1,000 (electronic travel authorization)
Hotel tariff: A good hostel such as the Colombo City Hostel will cost under INR 1,000 a night; a decent hotel such as Flower Garden Stay will cost about INR 2,000 a night.
Recommended stay duration: 4-5 days
Places to visit: Mount Lavinia Beach (free entry), St. Anthony’s Church (free entry), Dehiwala Zoo (entry fee approximately INR 250), Gampaha for scenic beauty and Pettah for shopping.


Sri Lanka (by udithawix)


5. Male, Maldives

There is so much to explore in the Maldives--from beaches, crystal clear sea and the best spa therapies around the globe to a host of watersports and delicious seafood. What else would you want on a relaxing vacation? And when it’s on the list of international trips for under 50k, then you must plan a trip soon.

Airfare: Bangalore-Male, under INR 17,500 return fare if booked about 2-3 months in advance. Mumbai-Male return fare is about INR 20,000 if booked 2-3 months in advance.
Visa fee: Free visa on arrival from India
Hotel tariff: Decent stay options are available for about INR 3,500 a night at hotels like Hotel Elite Inn and Luckyhiya Hotel.
Recommended stay duration: 3 days
Things to do: Get a full body massage (starting from approximately INR 3,000), visit Miskiyy Mosque (free entry), relax on the beach, indulge in some watersports with your leftover cash!


Male (by Mac Qin)


6. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Whether you are in the mood to visit mosques and temples or simply want to be blown away by the gorgeous skyline of the city, Kuala Lumpur is the place to travel. A shopper’s paradise, a trip to Malaysia can be managed even on a tight budget if you plan your trip well.

Airfare: Bangalore/Chennai/Hyderabad-Kuala Lumpur, return fare will cost under INR 15,000 if booked about 2-3 months in advance.
Visa fee: Approximately INR 1,000
Hotel tariff: Good stay options are available for about INR 1,500 a night at hotels such as Apple Hotel and Time Hotel.
Recommended stay duration: 4-5 days
Places to visit: Petronas Twin Towers (entry fee approximately INR 1,400), Butterfly Park (entry fee approximately INR 360), City Centre Park (free entry), Thean Hou Temple (free entry), shopping at Bukit Bintang.


Kuala Lumpur (by Luke, Ma)


7. Dubai

There are so many reasons to visit Dubai--from the mesmerizing beauty of the land, to the interesting tourist attractions and shopping options there is so much to do and see in Dubai. The variety of Middle Eastern food you can dine on here is endless and the atmosphere ever so attractive.

Airfare: Delhi/ Mumbai-Dubai return tickets cost about INR 16,000 if booked 3-4 months in advance.
Visa fee: Approximately INR 6,000
Hotel tariff: You can get a good deal for about INR 3,000 a night at a budget hotel such as Al Sharq.
Recommended stay duration: 3-4 days
Places to visit: Jumeirah Beach Park (entry fee approximately INR 100), good bargains at Meena Bazaar, Spice Souk, Dhow Ride (minimal cost), Mamzar Beach Park (entry fee approximately INR 100), desert safari if you’ve got some cash left (cost approximately INR 5,500)


Dubai (by huskyte77)


8. Bhutan

One of India’s neighbours, Bhutan is a country that is a favourite among Indian travellers. It’s well known for its Buddhist monasteries and beautiful trek routes. The manicured landscape is sure to steal your heart. You can also explore the local markets for some great deals and bargains.

Airfare: The ideal way to get there is to take a flight to Bagdogra (Siliguri) and travel to Bhutan by road from there. A return ticket for Kolkata-Bagdogra flight will cost about INR 5,000 if booked about 1-2 months in advance and Delhi-Bagdogra return fares are under INR 8,000 if you book your ticket 1-2 months in advance. You can take a bus or taxi from there to the Phuentsholing border and another taxi or bus thereafter. The road trip cost should not exceed INR 2,000.
Visa fee: Visa free from India
Hotel tariff: You can get a decent stay option for about INR 3,500 a night in a hotel such as Khamsum Inn in Thimphu.
Recommended stay duration: 3-4 days
Places to visit: Simtokha Dzong Fortress (free entry), Craft Bazaar, Trek to Taktshang Monastery (minimal cost of trek and guide), Haa Valley, etc.


Bhutan (by jmhullot)


9. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

A busy yet culturally rich city, a visit to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam will surely make you happy. The architecture is spellbinding and the city is a great place to pick up some amazing souvenirs. There is a lot to explore in HCMC--from timeless pagodas and temples to museums to the city’s ultra-modern malls.

Airfare: A Chennai-Ho Chi Minh City return ticket is as low as INR 10,000 if booked 2-3 months in advance.
Visa fee: Approximately INR 1,200
Hotel tariff: Good deals are available within INR 2,000 a night at hotels such as Kim Yen Hotel and Eden Saigon Hotel.
Recommended stay duration: 4-5 days
Places to visit: Reunification Palace (entry fee approximately INR 60), Ho Chi Minh Museum (entry fee approximately INR 30), Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral (no entry fee), Ben Thanh Market, etc.


Vietnam (by Arianos)


10. Muscat

A Middle Eastern port town, Muscat stands like an oasis in the middle of the desert. From grand mosques to astounding architecture, this city is sure to attract you to the Sultanate of Oman this year. Muscat has beautiful beaches, golden sand dunes and some very pretty mountains. The perfect blend of the modern and the ancient make Muscat an intriguing destination.

Airfare: Mumbai-Muscat return ticket costs about INR 15,000 is booked about 3-4 months in advance.
Visa fee: Approximately INR 1,000
Hotel tariff: Hotels such as Mutrah Hotel cost about INR 4,000 per night.
Recommended stay duration: 3 days
Places to visit: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (free entry), Royal Opera House (cost approximately INR 1,600 for a performance), local markets, etc.


Muscat (by ~ilawar)

Make 2015 the Year of Travel and set off for a few international trips for under 50k from India. Take advantage of all the long weekends in 2015 and stay on the look out for great deals. Bon voyage!

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