India is a vast and beautiful country. There are numerous reasons why you should choose India as your next travel destination. But, by far, one of the better reasons is how budget-friendly and cheap it is. A flight from Europe or the Americas can get quite expensive but, if booked in advance you can save a sufficient amount of money!

However, regardless of the flight, once in India, delicious food, places to stay, and domestic travel are quite cheap so it makes for a great destination. Here’s a quick look at the cost of a trip to India. Additionally, India is the perfect place to travel in whatever style you enjoy.

From an economic budget backpacker in their 20’s to an avid traveller looking for the most luxurious stays in the world, India has something for everyone. By using our services, we can tailor your trip by taking your preferences and giving you the best possible ideas for a trip to India.

Here is a brief overview of the information that you could expect from the cost of a trip to India. We’ve included accommodation, food, travel, and any monument or museum fees. If you’re looking for a more detailed overview of the costs involved for a trip to India, read this.

the cost of a trip to india, hostels, boutique, fountain, accommodation Costs of different hotels, boutique or heritage, will depend heavily on the season and the city

what is the cost of a trip to India for a Budget Traveller

INR 3,200-3,800 (45-50 USD / 40-45 EUR per day, per person)

Backpackers, young adventurers, and those ready for the Indian experience at its peak, this is the approximate cost of a trip to India. Stay in backpackers’ hotel dorms or private rooms in cheap budget hotels. Prepare to travel in local buses and trains and treat yourself for the longest distance with a quick flight. Street food, cheaper restaurants and sightseeing galore!

Solo travel to India, India trip costs Backpacker in India (Photo Credit – Ibrahim-rifath)

Mid-range cost of a trip to India

INR 6,000-6,800 (85-90 USD / 70-80 EUR per day, per person)

Want to enjoy your holidays in style and comfort but without spending too much money? Look no further. If you compare to the budget traveller, adding 30 to 40 USD or EUR can really make a significant difference.

Stay at boutique hotels and nice homestays with charm. Pair the best classes of trains available with a domestic flight and a couple of hired car rides. Indulge in some of the fancier restaurants and do some activities like zip-lining, cooking, and beautiful mountain treks.

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Homestay indien Feel welcome at a homestay as though it was your own – with local families, local food and local experience (Photo Credit – Aashray Homestay,

High-end trip to India cost

INR 10,500-11,000 (140-145 USD / 125-130 EUR per day, per person)

If you enjoy luxury travel, you’ll love the options India has in store for you, especially in terms of hotels and resorts. While also cheap, India is the place to visit if you’re ready to spend to enjoy some of the best-serviced luxuries. Hence, in terms of hotels and resorts, there’s a variety of options. You can fly your way to most places and travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned SUV. There’s great gourmet dining options in all big cities and some smaller cities, so you won’t miss a thing.

If you’re looking for a more detailed version of the different costs in regards to travelling in India, here is a more in-depth analysis of the costs. If you decide to do it, let us know your preferences and we’ll customize it to suit your travel needs!

Treehouse resorts in India A breathtaking accommodation facility. Sitting in the midst of nature, brimming with luxury – Machan Treehouse Resort, Lonavala

Harsh Sonawala

About Harsh Sonawala

Harsh Sonawala is the co founder of India Someday and since his childhood, he has travelled to different parts of India and the world. The thrill of travelling and sharing his experiences with others was the reason behind starting India Someday. Other than the office where he is conjuring up marketing ideas, he can be found scuba diving in the Andamans or relaxing in a chalet in the Himalayas.

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One response to “The Cost of a Trip To India
  1. Hi,
    Visiting India is always fascinating.Many cities in India have their own unique culture and traditions like cuisine,festivals.some people may not enjoy the poverty and pollutions here,but if you want to know life India is the place.

    That is great piece of information for people coming to India. It will be great if you can make such detailed report for Indian travellers who are planning to go other countries.