Budget Family Vacation Destinations in India

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Holidays are a time when you get to come closer to your family (although you are but the hectic life leave us with very less time to spend with them). So the family holiday is the perfect time to mix well and to share the family time which is missing these days. Earlier people would go for long journeys with their family, but with changing times even the choice of the travellers has changed.

When it comes to spending some quality time together, any family would like to choose the best destination for family vacation in India. However, with scores of options available wherein parents can go along with their children to enjoy vacation in 2015, it’s indeed difficult to shortlist the perfect destinations for family vacation in India.The travel and hospitality industry, especially in India, has grown leaps and bounds over the last few decades.

Today, you will find the best of modern comforts in most suburbs and unlikeliest places in India. However, people still have concerns when you are accompanied by small children. In this article, we are giving you a sneak peek into some of the best destinations for vacation in all over India that you would love to visit in 2016.We know the feeling when long weekends or holidays approach or when there is simply that itch to bunk college or work and take off with friends to obscure places. No worries if you just have a few thousands in your pocket. Here is a list of budget trips in India that you could opt for.

1. Alleppey
Ideal Duration: 2 Nights/3 Days
What will it COST you:
Train/ Bus: Depending on where you are travelling from
Accommodation: INR 250- 800 per night for a couple
Food: INR 250
Houseboats: Start at INR 6000 per day for 1 BHK and includes three meals

Alleppey, the Venice of the East, is famous for the verdant countryside, lagoons, and the waterways. It is the best place to cruise lazily around in the ever present houseboats and sample the delicious coconut-laced seafood.

2. Goa

Ideal Duration: 2 Nights/3 Days
What will it COST you:
Train/ Bus: Mumbai to Margao and back: INR 500 non AC
Accommodation: beach huts starts at INR 500/night
Food: Shacks on the beach are the best, a good seafood meal for as low as INR 200
Local Vehicle: INR 250/day and go upto INR 500

For those seeking some budget trips in India, Goa is the hot favorite of all; backpackers are no exception. Get lost on its beaches, Portuguese architecture, forts, local markets and the palm tree lined quaint villages. You can even hire a motorbike and explore on your own! There are plenty of pubs to chill out too.

3. Pondicherry

Ideal Duration: 2 Nights/3 Days
What will it COST you:
Train/ Bus: Chennai to Pondicherry and back: INR 600
Accommodation: INR 300- 500
Food: Indianized French cuisine starting at INR 200-300 for two
Local Vehicle: INR 250/day and go upto INR 500

Why shell out thousands when you can get a French experience through some cheap trips in India? With a trip to Pondicherry, you can get the French flair right here in India. Walk the cobblestoned streets during the day and put up your feet at the innumerable cafes on the beach in the evenings. And yes, don’t forget to try out the French food around here.

4. Gokarna

Ideal Duration: 2 Night/ 3 Days
What will it COST you:
Train/ Bus: Bangalore to Gokarna and back by bus: INR 900
Accommodation: start at INR 350 in Gokarna
Food: INR 250 for Two with a lot of eating options
Local Vehicle: Starts INR 300
Additional Attraction: Banana Boat Ride INR 350/ Person

Looking for some peace and tranquility? Om Beach in Gokarna near Mangalore fits the bill. You could try hiring some boats with the local fishermen to take you around the beaches in Gokarna. And if you start getting restless, there are a bunch of water activities you could go for. And what’s more? The Gokarna beaches are still budget travel destinations in India!

5. Darjeeling

Ideal Duration: 2 Nights/ 3 Days
What will it COST you:
Train/ Bus: Toy train up to Darjeeling from NJP: INR 250
Accommodation: INR 400/night
Food: INR 200 for two
Local Vehicle: Start at 250

Chugging up to Darjeeling from New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri is a once in a lifetime experience. And what makes it better is that it is still one of the best budget trips in India. Once up in the hills, just take in the salubrious air, sip the Darjeeling tea, rise early and gaze at the sunrise at Tiger hills and get ready to be mesmerized by the magnificent Kanchenjunga.

So what are you waiting for??Get packing and enjoy with your family on a wonderful vacation at a reasonable price in India.