8 Cheapest International Holiday Destinations From India

Travelling abroad always catches an Indian's fancy. After deciding your dream location, the first thing that hits the mind is the ticket and travelling costs. Traveling abroad sometimes proves heavy on your pocket; but there are cheap international places where you can actually take the traveling pleasure.

1. Srilanka


This island country in the northern Indian Ocean, Srilanka has so much to offer for the budget travelers. Srilanka's charm never fails to radiate tourists with its endless beaches, oodles of elephants, fun trains, timeless ruins, famous tea, lovely food and most importantly, cheap prices.
It is home to highest number of world heritage sites (UNESCO) per square area. Srilanka's beauty and welcoming people will definitely attract you and leave its charm for a long time. And for sea food lovers, Srilanka is a paradise.

2. Thailand


An amazingly diverse Southeast Asian country, Thailand is one of the cheapest and nearest international destination from India. Besides, Thailand is almost synonymous with romance; an ideal gateway for honeymoon couples. Whether you like gorgeous beaches, the mountains or even big, cosmopolitan cities, Thailand has everything supposedly an Indian could dreams of. This beautiful country has much more to offer than just to the honeymooners.

Soak in the pristine beaches; gorge on its delicious Thai curries or enjoy the goodness while pleasing taste buds; explore the amazing temples and palaces. If you are in Thailand, then Phuket, Koh Samui, Phi Phi Island and Bangkok are the must visit places. For night party lovers, Thailand welcomes you warmly.

3. Oman


Don't be surprised to see a not so famous holiday destination among Indians, but Oman has so much to offer mainly for explorers. Untouched beaches, superlative landscapes, deserted dunes and affordable prices describe Oman. The main draw in Oman is its traditional souks, which are simply attractive.

Overshadowed by its glitzy northern neighbours, Oman never made it to the popular tourist hotspot but the place will leave you enthralled with its beauty. Being the cheapest destination from India, Oman is an affordable choice for you next offbeat holiday.

4. Malaysia


The most famous holiday destination for Indians, Malaysia is one place that will never leave you disappointed. Malaysia is diverse and affordable; its charm never fails to exude travelers with Tropical rain forests of Borneo, sun kissed beaches of Langkawi, colonial architecture at Georgetown and multicultural cuisines of Kuala Lumpur.

Beside the amazing landscape, Malaysia offers some special tourist attraction such as Taiping, Perak for their landscape and local attraction, Teluk Intan for their Leaning tower, Genting Highlands, Cameron Highlands and Bukit Tinggi in Pahang for a cool climate. And, Miri is the official tourism-city and resort city of Sarawak and Sibu in Sarawak is famous for its landscape and parks.

5. Maldives


Imagine palm fringed islands cocooned by turquoise water, filled with schools of tropical fishes and shores like castor sugar, yes! Such things make Maldives a heaven on earth. An aerial view is the best way to get a perspective of the 1192 islands that make up the Maldives. For Indians, Maldives is one of the most visited place and adding to it, visa can be acquired on arrival and it gives a permit to stay a maximum of 30 days.

6. Nepal


If you are obsessed with nature, adventure, activities and photography, then Nepal is the ideal place for you. The landlocked country located just across India's border, Nepal is rich in diversity, serene landscape, snowy mountains and rich in spirituality.

When talking about mountains, Nepal has eight of the world's tallest mountains, including the very famous Mount Everest, the highest point on earth.

In Nepal, tourism is the largest industry; according to Nepal's Ministry of tourism, major tourist activities include wilderness and adventure activities such as mountain biking, bungee jumping, rock climbing and mountain climbing, trekking and paragliding over the mountains of Himalaya. Though prices are soaring high, Nepal is a cheap place to travel.

7. Singapore


Singapore is another most pocket friendly destination from India. The island country Singapore is comprises of 63 smaller islands and is situated in the southern tip of Malay Peninsula. The city is a business core for Southeast Asia and the centre for tourism with its numerous shopping centres and malls. Orchard road and VivoCity are some of the shopping hubs that draw millions of tourists towards the place.

Apart from shopping, Singapore also offers some of the best tourist spots, such as China Town, Sentosa- a popular island resort, Singapore Zoo, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Little India among others.

8. Hong Kong

Hong Kong

The Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong, remains one of the most visited destinations in the entire Asia. Hong Kong the land of festive feasting, lion and dragon dancers is enriched with countless tourist attractions and people come to explore the charm of this place.

This place is a perfect blend of 'East meets west,' be it in culture or tradition. Besides its magnificent scenic beauty, Hong Kong offers some of the major attractions like The Peak, Giant Buddha, Outlying Islands, Disneyland, Ocean Park and Victoria Peak, among others.
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