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If you are tired from your busy life and want refreshment, then here we are to tell you some of the low budget places to visit in India. What you need to do is just pause your day-to-day work, take a break and visit these beautiful place of northern part of India. You must be guessing about Manali or Shimla or any other place, but no, we are not going to discuss some small towns which are equally beautiful and more peaceful places.

#1 Dharamshala:

Dharamshala

These are two places situated in Himachal Pradesh which are very beautiful, calming and adventurous too. At the top of Kangra lies this amazing place Dharamshala which is one of the favorite destinations of all. The city is encompassed with a thick front of deodar cedar trees and is one of the major solid holds for the Tibetan evacuees and the sear of the fourteenth Dalai Lama of the Tibetan faction of Buddhism. This bustling but scenic corner abounds in all things of Buddhists. It will almost feel that you are in Tibet. The Tibetan government in exile is based just uphill in Gangchen Kyishong, and travellers make a beeline further uphill to the remarkably buzzing town of McLeod Gang, also known as Upper Dharamshala.

How to reach Dharamshala

By Road:

There are a number of bus services available from all major cities of Himachal Pradesh to reach Dharamshala. Destinations like Pathankot (88km), Jalandhar (193km), Amritsar (200km), Shimla (241km) and Delhi (490km) are directly connected to the city via state buses.

By Train:

The nearest railway station to Dharamshala is Pathankot railway station, which is set at a distance of around 85km. Further, you can take a bus or hire a taxi to reach Dharamshala.

By Air:

Located at a distance of 15 km from Dharamshala, Gaggal is the nearest airport. Regular flights operate from Delhi, Kullu and Chandigarh to Dharamshala. Taxi services are available from airport to reach Dharamshala.
Best time to visit: You can visit the place during any time of the year and find it equally beautiful. However, most people prefer to visit the place in winters.

Places to visit

There are a number of places to visit in Dharamshala. If you are a cricket fan then you can visit the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium. If you want to do some sort of trekking then you can go to McLeodGanj, Kangra Valley, Dharamkot, Triund Hil or Bhagsu waterfall. If you want to visit a temple or an art gallery or any historic place then this place has it all. And guess what you can also visit tae gardens also.

#2 Kasol

Kasol

Kasol has the never ending beauty which can hardly be described into words. This place offered with greater part of nature’s gifts, it is known for its Israeli occupants, Parvati waterway, trekking camps and Malana. This is a must place to visit.

How to reach Kasol

By Road:

Being one of the most visited places in India; the village has excellent excess to road facilities. NH-3 is the main road leading to the village towards Manali. You can book a cab or opt for buses. The journey from Kashmiri Gate ISBT in Delhi to Kasol takes around 11 to 12 hours.

By Train:

There is no railway station in Kasol, so in order to reach there by train you have to get off at the nearest railway station which is Joginder Nagar railway station which is about 144 km away from Kasol. You can take a cab or bus towards Manikaran which will take about 4.5 to 5 hours to reach Kasol.

By Air:

The nearest airport to Kasol is Kullu Manali Airport also known as Bhuntar Airport in Kullu district. You can book a cab or taxi to go to Kasol which is 31 kms away.

Best time to visit

The best time to plan a trip to Kasol is during the months from March to June. The best season to visit Kasol is during summers. The months of April, May, October, and November are ideal to plan a trip.

Places to visit

Kasol is an ideal place to do trekking and camping. You can go to shopping on the streets of Kasol. If you drink alcohol then do try the Rice Beer in Kasol, it is one of speciality of this place.

#3 Auli:

Auli

Once in your life you must have met Garhwalis and when they tell you about their home it just feels like heaven and want to visit that Garhwali place, right? So, if you are thinking about visiting the Garhwal Mountains then this is the time to visit one of the most mesmerizing Auli. In the event that you and your pal are swashbucklers and are anticipating pump up the adrenaline surge then Auli is the ideal to visit. It proffers exercises like skiing, trekking and river rafting, touring.

How to reach Auli

By Road:

From Dehradun, it is most convenient to travel by taxi or catch a bus to Auli. The bus takes you to Joshimath only, from Joshimath you are required to reach Auli by ropeway or by road. From Joshimath, Auli lies at a distance of 10 km and you need to cover this distance by ropeway or by road.

By Train:

The nearest railway station to Auli is Haridwar railway station which is situated 273 km away from Auli. Dehradun and Rishikesh railway stations are also considered as the nearest railway heads to Auli. From Haridwar, you can catch a bus plying to Auli or you can hire a cab to Joshimath, from where you need to take the cable car or a bus to Auli.

By Air:

The nearest Airport is Dehradun – 149 km from Auli. From Dehradun, it is most convenient to travel by taxi or catch a bus to Auli. The bus takes you to Joshimath only, from Joshimath you are required to reach Auli by ropeway or by road.

Best time to visit

Auli is such a place which can be visited in both summers and winters. Hence, the best time to plan a trip to Auli is during April to June or in between October and February.

Places to visit

There are a lot of lakes and treks where you can go and enjoy your trip. There are almost 10 places in Auli which you can visit during your trip namely – Auli Artificial Lake, Joshimath, Gurso Bugyal, Nanda Devi Peak, Auli Ropeway, Chattrakund, Chenab Lake, Trishul peak, Vishnuprayag and Aui Ski Resort.

#4 Rishikesh

rishikesh

Rishikesh is one of the best places in India which can offer you a lot in its bosom. This city is known ‘Yognagri’ or the ‘Yoga Capital of India’ and the ‘Gateway of Garhwal Himalayas’. Rishikesh is blessed with the Garhwal Himalayas and the Holy Ganges. This place is full of lot of adventures and have magnificent places to visit.

How to reach Rishikesh

By Road:

Delhi airport to Rishikesh by car is a good option for hassle free travelling. Delhi is about 230 kms away from Rishikesh and it takes almost 6-7 hours to reach Rishikesh from Delhi.

By Train:

There are a quiet branch line from Rishikesh railway station to Haridwar, but there are only three slow trains daily. From Haridwar. Many rains are serviced to Delhi, Rajasthan, Amritsar, Varanasi etc.

By Air:

The nearest airport to Rishikesh is Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport. It is around 15 km away from Rishikesh.

Best time to visit

Rishikesh is a picturesque destination affording enchanting views throughout the year. However, the right time to visit would be February, March August-October.

Places to visit

Rishikesh is one of the holy places of India as the holy river Ganga flows from this place; hence there are a lot of temples to visit. Along with the visit to the holy temples you can also do lots of adventures like river rafting, Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox, Giant Swing, camping, Kaya King, Trekking, cliff climbing, do the Ganga arti and can also treat yourself with the Ayurvedic massage.

#5 Har ki Doon Trek

Har ki Doon Trek

Who in the world does not like mountains? And when we talk about the mountains the first adventure which comes to our mind is camping and trekking. Har Ki Doon is one of the most picked treks in Uttarakhand. This whole track gives you a beautiful view of green valleys and the quit mountains and offers the best picturesque views. This valley lies under Utarkashi district of Uttarakhand. For this trek, one has to reach the quaint village of Sankri which is located 200 km away from Dehradun.

How to reach

By Road:

Every morning at 6-8 am there are few buses which leaves for Sankri village from Dehradun railway station. And it takes almost 9-10 hours to reach Sankri.

By Train:

Dehradun Railway Station is well connected to various major Indian cities. From Dehradun railway station on has to take a bus or a cab to reach Sankri village.

By Air:

Jolly Grand Airport in Dehradun offers daily connectivity with New Delhi and other major Indian cities as well.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Har ki Doon trek is during summers between April to June and post monsoon between September to December. In case you are interested in snow then winter is the best time to visit this trek.

Places to visit

As we know that this place is famous for its trek then who in the world would like to do other things? Everyone is interested in trekking and camping and viewing the scenic views of the valley.

conclusion

We’ve covered most of the most visited places of the northern part of India which are beautiful as well as adventurous. If you are a travel freak and want to see natures beauty and do some sort of adventure then choose any of the above places, pack your bags and go out. Explore these places and see the mesmerizing beauty of these places.

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