India has an interesting history where different ethnic cultures entwined with foreign cultures from invaders, and today it has a diversity of cultures that surpass any country in the World. Starting with a strange civilization along the Indus River valley and the emphasis on agriculture in the southern regions, India is a favorite destination for tourists from the four corners of the globe, all through the year. India is also loved for its adaptability to low budget vacations. Please remember to be careful and alert, failing which you might fall a prey to some of those uncouples agents who will take you on a high-price ride.
Being affordable to every class of tourist endears India to the holiday makers and budget travelers. Given below are some ways of enjoying the spirit of India in an affordable manner and 5 ways to save money while visiting India.
The tourist season in India is between October and March every year, and it is better to avoid travel during this time, if you want to control your expenditure, and save your bankroll. The best season differs with what you intend to do. If you prefer outdoor activities, or fancy the mountains during winter and summer months, you may plan accordingly, but remember it is always good not to visit India during national holidays like new year, and important festivals like Diwali (October to November), when the costs escalate abnormally, and can make it inconvenient for the tourist. The unbearable heat and the wet Indian monsoon, in the southern part of India between April and September is a damper, but the advantage of cheaper accommodation during this time may be a face saver.
If procrastination is a habit with you, you are likely to suffer its consequences, when you travel on a holiday to India. Similar to other places around the world, most domestic flights in India have exciting offers only for advance bookings, when you can save substantially on airfare. Though the travel sector is organized and regulated, you may have to buy tickets without discounts, for last minute bookings…
Traveling to India can be made simple, if you avail of the special packages from travel agents through the Internet, which will definitely offer you extensive savings. Moreover, these packages are much more affordable, and economical than when you book your accommodation, air ticket, taxi and guide by yourself, because, they have the advantage of numbers, which they are passing on to you.
Though the urban cities have registered unbelievable escalations in both real estates, and, particularly in the cost of good accommodation, Many are opting for excellent accommodation, in the rural cities that are, in terms of cost, a fraction of those in the metros, and are located conveniently, just a few kilometers from the metro cities. Staying at t cheaper tourist centers are in the interior parts of India is a fine way of saving money. The hospitality industry has taken cognizance of this and is moving in all directions from the focal metros, to give the tourists better and cheaper options of saving money without compromising of food quality.
It is a common known fact that hotel food is very expensive, so it would be prudent to choose a hotel with free food, or it would be still better if you get a house on rent, if your stay is for a longer period of time. A house could provide you a home away from a home, allowing you to cook the food of your choice or order one at an affordable price and save sufficiently. These are 5 ways to save money while visiting India.
In addition to writing travel articles, Paul is a freelance writer that writes on various topics such as commodity trading online in order to help people invest their money wisely.