Summer is here! Do you know what that means? It’s time to plan your epic summer escape! If you’ve already begun dreaming of thrilling adventures, you're not alone. But fret not, budget-savvy travellers; we've got your back! We've handpicked 5 amazing yet cheap summer vacation destinations in India that won't burn a hole in your pocket. Get ready to unwind and leave all your worries behind as we take you on an affordable journey through the breathtaking beauty of India. Let's dive into these wallet-friendly wonders and make your summer unforgettable. Escape the Summer Swelter, Explore 5 Refreshingly Cool Destinations in North India To Beat the Heat.

1. Munnar

Looking for an affordable escape? Munnar's got you covered! Enjoy Munnar’s lush tea gardens, misty hills, and stunning waterfalls. Trek to South India's highest peak, Anamudi Peak, chill at Mattupetty Dam, or sip tea at charming museums. All the fun without emptying your wallet!

Munnar (Photo Credits: Pixabay)

2. Shimla

Craving a cool Himalayan getaway? Shimla's calling! Enjoy breezy weather and breathtaking views. Snuggle up in cosy guesthouses or budget-friendly hotels for up to Rs 2000 a night. Eat at affordable eateries costing just Rs 200 per meal. Shimla is mountain magic on a budget!

Shimla (Photo Credits: Pixabay)

3. Ooty

Yearning for a scenic escape? Ooty's your go-to! Enjoy lush tea gardens, tranquil lakes, and perfect weather, all without burning a hole in your pocket. Ooty has budget hotels and homestays. Explore Doddabetta Peak, Ooty Lake and the Botanical Gardens. Ooty is affordable bliss in paradise!

Ooty (Photo Credits: Pixabay)

4. Varanasi

Varanasi, Benaras, or Kashi, whatever you call it, this city is a timeless gem. Bursting with religious, educational, and artistic vibes for centuries, it's a must-visit on a budget. The city has a rich history, culture, and traditions. Varanasi is a place where every visit is an unforgettable journey!

Varanasi (Photo Credits: Pixabay)

5. Amritsar

When you think Amritsar, you think Golden Temple, Wagah Border, delicious kulchas, tall glasses of lassi, and mouthwatering Amritsari food at dhabas. Explore the vibrant streets, soak in the culture, and make memories on a budget. It's an affordable adventure waiting for you in Amritsar! Best Places To Visit in May in India: From Munsiyari in Uttarakhand to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, 6 Must-Visit Tourist Destinations This Season.

Amritsar (Photo Credits: Pixabay)

India has many summer vacation destinations that offer unforgettable experiences without draining your wallet. From serene hills to vibrant streets, there's something for every budget traveller. So, pack your bags, explore, and make memories!

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 01, 2024 02:24 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website