Christmas and New Year on the cards means holidaying on our mind. And what better place could it be for holidaying this Christmas and New Year if not Goa?
Goa is one of the popular destinations for holidaying in India and, thus, also expensive. The reasons behind its high cost are expensive flights and hotels in its vicinity. And surely this is one thing that pulls all budget-cautious people from visiting Goa.
However, what if we tell you that you can visit Goa under Rs. 10k? Well, it’s possible if you keep these tips in mind.
Note – This article doesn’t include the money you will spend on late night parties or drinks. It solely focuses on where to stay and what fun things you can do at the cheapest price.
Best Place To Stay – Arambol
First things first, you need to understand that visiting Goa in December or January (peak season) could get expensive. So you may have to comprise when it comes to accommodation.
This is when Arambol comes to our rescue. Arambol is a famous beach in Goa around an hour drive from Baga and close to Vagator, Anjuna. These are also the popular beaches of North Goa and walking distance from Arambol. So if you stay in Arambol, you will save travelling expense.
Moreover, Arambol offers several cottages and beach huts ranging from Rs. 400 to Rs. 5,000. Select as per your budget so you don’t have to spend over 10,000.
Click here to check out all the cottages you can stay at in Arambol at an affordable price.
Moreover, if you only want to stay in hotels you can click here to check hotels and their prices in Goa.
Mentioned below are the reasons why you must stay in Arambol.
- It is one of the cleanest beaches with no hotels and guests’ houses in its vicinity. only cheap cottages and cafes are available.
- Wi-Fi in all cafes, cheap markets to buy stuff.
- You will find people practicing yoga, playing games, surfing, sun-bathing, reading books all around.
Cost per day
- Cottage or Hut fare – 700/- (approx)
- Food – 500/-
- Water – 50/- for 5 lts
- Miscellaneous – 150/-
- Total = 1400/- per day
Travelling to Goa from anywhere across India can get costlier during the peak season. Check here for flight fares.
Hence it is better to opt for train travel. Train fare start from Rs. 800 and go up to 3,500 depending upon the type coaches.
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Quick Travel Maths
- A sleeper class ticket from anywhere: max 1000 one side
- Taxi if needed – 500/- both sides
- Total – 2500/-
Grand Total – 2000 (tickets) + 500 (taxi) + 7000 (5 days) = 9,500 rupees.
Travelling Goa under Rs. 10,000 for 5 days sorted.