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7 Holidays to Take in Under 10,000 Rupees!

7 Holidays to Take in Under 10,000 Rupees! Flickr: Moricious

Hop on with your friends! HolidayIQ reviewers tell you why 10,000 is enough to have an awesome trip to these 7 destinations. 

1. Live like the locals in Hampi

Live like the locals in Hampi
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HolidayIQ reviewer Meenakshi says, "Hampi, a live example of India's rich heritage and a must visit no matter which part of India you belong to! Wonderful and unbelievable sculptures, temples, remains of this vast Vijayanagar Empire is a treat for art lovers and explorers."

HolidayIQ reviewer Shazneen adds, "On reaching the island there are mopeds and scooty for hire rs 200 and rs 300 respectively. They provide you a map and I din't really need a guide. If you can ride a scooter this is the best way to go." 

2. Explore the Nilgiris with Kotagiri as base

Explore the Nilgiris with Kotagiri as base
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HolidayIQ reviewer Toshal says, "Kotagiri is a good place to relax, unwind and breath in the fresh, crisp air. Many sightseeing places, it is a good place to be in the midst of clouds and tea gardens with great food and cheap accommodation. It is about 35km from Ooty and 30km from Coonoor." 

HolidayIQ reviewer Alapathy says, "This picturesque hill station is bounded by verdant green tea estates and offers a number of trekking options. This old hill station has been developed around innumerable knolls and valleys. Catherine Falls, Elk Falls and Rangaswami Pillar are the major attractions near Kotagiri and you can trek to these places."

3. Stay in Ashrams at Pondicherry

Stay in Ashrams at Pondicherry
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HolidayIQ reviewer Ashish says, " Pondicherry a very peaceful and tourist friendly environment with very clear and clean water of Bay of Bengal. Aurobindo ashram and Auroville are the heart of Pondicherry. Very reasonable prices hotels and food make it an ideal weekend destination too."

HolidayIQ reviewer Paresh says, "The beautiful clean beaches, the grand Vinayaka Temple, the great Aurobindo ashram, the botanical garden, all are must visit places. The local restaurants serve authentic yummy south indian food."


4. Homestay experience in Jaipur

Homestay experience in Jaipur
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HolidayIQ reviewer Parikshit says, "Jaipur is a city which exhibits the right balance between the modern and traditional worlds. On one hand the city is a goldmine of heritage sites and traditional bazaars selling ethnic goods and on the other it has all the trappings of a trendy modern city."


HolidayIQ reviewer Shinjini says, "Jaipur is a great place to seek something different from the regular and monotonic life routine. Not only for chilling but a great place to gather knowledge beyond our history books."

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5. Coffee plantations and natural beauty in Coorg

Coffee plantations and natural beauty in Coorg
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HolidayIQ reviewer Arundhati says, "Coorg is set in the midst of spice country and coffee estates, the rolling topography of the area will allow you to embrace the countryside with ease and comfort. Some stunning views from locations spread all around will bring you back to this location again and again. Don't forget to collect some spices as you meander around this region."

HolidayIQ reviewer Mehul says, " Enjoy the gushing waters at Abbey and Iruppu waterfalls. Relax and watch the beautiful sunset at Raja's seat. Visit the holy temples Omkareshwar, Golden Temple and Namdroling Monastery."


6. A rafting adventure in Rishikesh

A rafting adventure in Rishikesh
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HolidayIQ reviewer Kanishka says, "The adventure capital for all young enthusiast starting from river rafting to trekking. Rock climbing to bungee jumping, kayaking to repelling. All famous activities are available in Rishikesh."

HolidayIQ Traveller Parth Sabarwal shares, Rishikesh is the place where saints gathered many years ago for Tapasya of god and demand for the Ganges, this place is good for peace for body and soul."

7. Breakfast on a cliff in Varkala

Breakfast on a cliff in Varkala
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HolidayIQ Traveller Priyam Goyal from Chennai shares,Varkala is a quiet and lovely beach town.The Papanasam beach is a very picturesque beach though it can get a little crowded. The best attraction of Varkala, which is the 'Cliff'. This kilometre long stretch of cliff has many cafe and restaurants."

HolidayIQ reviewer Manmohan says, "The cliff is lined with quaint curio shops. watching the sunset from a Sidewalk cafe at the cliff, sipping iced tea is a must. There are many eateries so food is not a problem. There are many Italian cafes' on the cliff.


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