India – A Haven For Budget Travelers

India, the land of many hues and colors, is an interesting and affordable place to visit. Its white-sand beaches with golden sands, dense jungles with rare wild animals, deserts with fascinating sand dunes, endless plains crisscrossed by many rivers and rivulets, hillside tea and coffee plantations, and stunning Himalayas with wonderful hill stations certainly much attract the travelers, particularly the budget travelers. No wonder, travelers from all over the world visit the haven that India is, in rather large numbers, and throughout the year.

The budget travelers and the bedraggled backpackers with shoestring travel budgets budget of around $ 10 a day make the most of the many special customized tour packages created especially for them by some of the travel agencies and travel agents specializing in budget traveling.

The many special tour packages offered by such agencies and agents often turn out to be good value for money for the budget travelers. At affordable prices, the budget travelers get the chance to explore the vast country, visit its many tourist hotpots, enjoy its sumptuous cuisines, and revel in its fabled hospitality.

Budget Tourist Destinations of India

Even though Kerala, Rajasthan, Agra, Goa, Delhi and Mumbai continues to be right on the top of most of budget travelers’ itineraries, thanks largely to their age old appeal, many other hotspots of the country such as Sikkim, Uttarakhand–besides certain wildlife destinations, like Corbett, Sunderbans, Gir, and Sariska–are also fast emerging as hot budget tourist destinations of India.

The reason is not hard to find: these places give ample chance to the budget travelers–most of whom happen to be young and footloose–to indulge in some of the adventure and thrilling sport and adventure activities such as fishing, river rafting, trekking, mountain climbing.

These places also give such travelers the chance to enjoy thrilling “close encounters” with the many inhabitants of the wild such as tigers, lions, and rhinos. The availability of budget hotels, jungle lodges and youth hostels at some of these hot spots of the country means the budget travelers really have the time of their life without, in any manner, compromising with their shoe-string budgets.