Spend a vacation in Darjeeling with less than Rs 5,000 in your pocket
First Published 29, Sep 2020, 4:04 PM
No trip to eastern India is complete without a few days in Darjeeling, West Bengal’s charming outpost in the hills, and, yes, the namesake of an excellent cup of tea. And while tea gardens are certainly part of the town’s appeal, there’s lots more to experience in Darjeeling. Those who have never visited this awesome place must go once to watch the beauty of mountains. Darjeeling is such a beautiful fairy tale city. People can go for a vacation to Darjeeling with less than Rs 5,000 in the pocket.
After the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone has been facing a financial crunch. The days of Durga puja are approaching. Amidst all this, people can’t think of affording a lavish vacation.
This time, Darjeeling has to offer a great deal to tourists. With less than Rs 5,000 in pocket, one can spend a vacation in Darjeeling.
Train ticket bookings have already started. Ticket prices are also low. Therefore, one should pack their bags and go on a trip to Darjeeling.
The transport cost will be approximately Rs 700 to visit Darjeeling. However, this time, you should not look to stay in a very expensive luxury hotel.
You can choose to stay at a homestay. There will be a per capita cost of Rs 500 to Rs 600 per day.
If you wish to stay for three nights, the hotel will cost around Rs 1,500. You can allot Rs 500 for travel to the nearby places in Darjeeling
Now let's come to the cost of food. Rs 350 per head per day is enough for you to have your fill in Darjeeling.
With less than Rs 5,000 in pocket, one can visit Darjeeling during the puja holidays.