Explore the Beauty of These 8 Budget Weekend Getaways in India

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If you are a travel freak, and has a deep passion for travelling, you might not leave any opportunity coming your way in the form of weekends to explore new destinations. Yes, when weekends are here, you need not to think twice about visiting your favourite travel destination. But, when it comes travelling, it is equally important to plan your travel in budget so as to avoid the unnecessary expenses.

Yes, planning travel in budget is something which is not everyone's cup of tea. You need to do the thorough research and should know where to go, and how to save. So, if you are also planning your next weekend getaway, consider the below list of 10 best budget weekend getaways in India.

1. Palakkad, Kerala

Located at the foothills of Western Ghats, the beautiful destination of Palakkad in Kerala is known for its exotic flora and fauna. This amazing place will surely make you fall in love with its incredible beauty. Thus, its a must visit destination.

How to reach: It is convenient to reach here by flight, Coimbatore being the nearest airport.
Season: Between September and February
Estimated Food Cost:Rs. 600 per meal

Estimated Staying Cost:Starting at Rs. 1000

Budget Hotels:Ambady Hotel, Oasis Residency,Royal Tourist Home
Attractions: Dhoni Hills, Palakkad Fort, Seetharkundu Viewpoint, Kalpathy Temple etc.

2. Corbett, Uttarakhand

Lies in the foothills of Himalayas, The Corbett National Park is a must visit place. If you are a wildlife lover, and love to explore nature's beauty in abundance, this destination is ideal for you. From tigers, leopards to jackals, crocodiles and many more, this destination makes you forget everything.

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How to reach: Nearest airport is Patnagar
Season: Between November and June
Estimated Food Cost:Rs. 600 per meal

Estimated Staying Cost:Starting at Rs.1000

Budget Hotels:Sati Guest House, Cobett Comfortable Resort,Karans Corbett Motel
Attractions: White water rafting, Jim Corbett National Park, Garjia Temple, Corbett Water Fall,Kalagarh Dam etc.

3. Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

This amazing destination is very well known for its incredibly beautiful beaches, ample water sports activities, fishing and so on. It has tropical, evergreen forest, wherein you can experience the nature's beauty at its best. You can just relax under the palm clusters, and enjoy the beauty of this   amazing place.

How to reach: The most convenient way to reach here by air.

Season: Between October and March

Estimated Food Cost:Rs. 600 per meal

Estimated Staying Cost:Starting at Rs.1000

Budget Hotels:Andaman Residency, Hotel Galaxy, Hotel Heritage Inn
Attractions: Cruises, island camping, snorkelling and scuba-diving, Mini Zoo, Water Sports Complex etc.

4. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

Grand, beautiful temples, verdant luxuriant tropical forests, and last but not the least lagoons canopied by coconut trees, welcome to Kodaikanal. This gorgeous tourist destination has lofty peaks, racing rivers and finally sparkling streams, hence is a must visit destination.

How to reach: Madurai is the nearest airport.

Season: April to June or August to September
Estimated Food Cost:Rs. 800 per meal

Estimated Staying Cost:Starting at Rs.1000

Budget Hotels:Hotel Kodai Gate, Hotel Gurupriya

Attractions: Kodaikanal Lake, Pillar Rocks, Palni Hills, Green Valley View, Berijam Lake etc.

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5. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Known as a world heritage site by UNSECO for having the archaeological and historical monuments, there is no denying on the fact that Khajuraho makes an ideal spot to explore in budget. This place with its rich culture, architectural works and mind blowing sculptures makes you forget everything.

How to reach:It is convenient to reach here by air.
Season: Between September and March
Estimated Food Cost: Rs. 600 per meal

Estimated Staying Cost: Starting at Rs.1000

Budget Hotels: Hotel Surya, Hotel Casa Dii William, GW Greenwood

Attractions: Khajuraho Temple, Nandi Temple, Varaha Temple, Javari Temple etc.

6. Darjeeling, West Bengal

Being a famous hill station, Darjeeling is a place of Buddhist monasteries, breathtaking mountain views and trekking trails. Witnessing the views of snow-clad mountains is something which you will cherish for years. And, makes an ideal getaway to explore in lifetime.

How to reach: Bagdogra is the nearest airport.
Season: April to June; September to December

Estimated Food Cost: Rs. 600 per meal

Estimated Staying Cost: Starting at Rs.1000

Budget Hotels: Fairmont Hotel, Broadway Annex, Magnolia Residency

Attractions:  Tiger Hills, Tea Estates, Peace Pagoda, Bhutia Busty Monastery, Batasia Loop etc.

7. Gangtok, Sikkim

The magical place of Gangtok has always grabbed the attention of peace and nature lovers around the world. Known for its magnificent mountains, beautiful landscapes, majestic Himalayas, this weekend getaway destination will surely surprise you.

How to reach: Bagdogra airport is the nearest airport.
Season: Between October and mid-December; from March to May
Estimated Food Cost:Rs. 500 per meal

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Estimated Staying Cost:Starting at Rs.1000

Budget Hotels:Hotel Suprabhatam, Hotel Mandarin Residency
Attractions: Phurchachu hot springs, Deer Park, Nathu La, Hanuman Tok,Rumtek Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake etc.

8. Agatti Island, Lakshadweep

When it comes to Agatti Island, this 5.6 km long island being situated on a coral isle of Union Territory is a perfect place to get peace and solace. Beautiful beaches, exotic locations, pleasant weather and scenic views makes this destination must visit.

How to reach: It is convenient to Agatti Island via air.

Season: Between December and May

Estimated Food Cost:Rs. 600 per meal

Estimated Staying Cost:Starting at Rs.1000

Budget Hotels: Agatti Island Beach Resort, Sea Shell Beach Resort

Attractions: Lighthouse at Minicoy,Scuba Diving, Waters Sports, Deep Sea Fishing etc.

If you are low in budget, you can apply for personal loan for travel to fulfill your dreams.