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What's the best way to travel India for a month on a budget?

What's the best way to travel India for a month on a budget?

Old Feb 4th, 2018, 09:48 PM
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What's the best way to travel India for a month on a budget?

What's the best way to travel India for a month on a budget?

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Old Feb 5th, 2018, 10:00 AM
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Here is how you travel on a very low budget.
Use the local buses & trains
Stay in $3 a night hostels
Eat street food
View monuments from the outside to avoid entry fees

Seriously, we need to know what kind of budget you are talking about to give any meaningful ideas.
What are you interested in doing? Nature hikes, museums, forts, shopping, eating fine food?
What regions or cities are you hoping to visit?
What is your travel comfort level? Can you tolerate dirty rooms or do you want to stay in boutique hotels with a pool?
Etc.
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Old Feb 6th, 2018, 05:13 AM
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Donít go to India if your budget requires that you eat street food and stay in $3.00 hostels. While India can be done relatively cheaply, you do not want to risk your health. On the other hand, you can travel cheaply by using trains and public transportation. More info please!
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Old Feb 6th, 2018, 06:08 AM
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While I would not eat street food in India, the only time I got sick on my last (six week) visit to India was in the most expensive hotel. Avoid buffets.

The cheapest way to visit India is probably to go stay in an ashram. Or find a hippy hangout in Goa, I imagine they still exist.

On a more practical note, buy or borrow guidebooks by Lonely Planet, Rough Guide and Footprints. You can travel in India quite cheaply without sacrificing safety, although you may sacrifice comfort.
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Go read Kevin and I in India and you'll learn all sorts of ways to go around the country for cheap.
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Old Feb 6th, 2018, 09:57 AM
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If by "budget" you mean "low-cost" then check the Indiamike website. Great source of info, including "budget" ways of traveling in India.
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@thursdaysd<<<While I would not eat street food in India, the only time I got sick on my last (six week) visit to India was in the most expensive hotel. Avoid buffets.>>>

I remember having the best fish & chips I've ever had in a big hotel in Panjim [Goa]. Went back a couple of days later for more of the same.....and ended up violently ill for 24 hours.

Off to Turkey this afternoon for 2 weeks.....won't have any problem with any food there.
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Have fun, LL. Make sure to have a proper Turkish bath.
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Trip to uttarakhand

I am planning to visit uttarakhand within budget and willing to move next month june but I received so many suggestions to postpone the plan and change the month as the monsoon is arriving soon it might be dangerous.
now i am confused what to do?
I am very excited to see the hill stations in uttarakhand and visit historical places
any suggestions would be appreciated
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