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Everyone would love to just up and leave for a travel spree, but if you’re anything like me, your pockets hold down your dreams of soaring in the sky. Many times we have to drop our travel plans because we cannot afford them. But that isn’t always the case. Some countries around the world can also allow you to have a feast of a king at not-so-expensive prices. Indian rupee might not be as strong as a dollar or a pound, but it’s still stronger than many others in the world. These are a few countries that you can plan a trip to, without worrying too much about over-shooting your travel budget.
Japan is a country rich in culture, colors and scenic beauty. And, finally having authentic Japanese sushi or a bowl of ramen isn’t all too dreamy anymore. Here, one Indian rupee amounts to be 1.5 yen, which allows you to access the Japanese markets at almost the same rates as that of Indian streets.
India’s land-locked neighbour offers one of the best travel destinations for tight budgets. With Indian currency paying off for 1.6 Nepalese Rupees per Indian Rupee and no VISA required, many Indian tourists flock to Nepal to cherish the stunniing views of unseen Himalayan beauty.
Iceland is a haven for those who wish to enjoy Nordic beauty in prices that doesn’t leave your pockets dried out. Travelling to the country might slightly pricey. But once arrived, one Indian rupee equates to 1.75 Icelandic Krona, making the expenses quite nominal.
4. Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is a home to many beaches, mountains, lush greenery and historical monuments. With one Indian rupee holding the value of 2.5 Sri Lankan rupees, it’s one of the hottest holiday destinations for Indians.
Every stone has a story to tell- and with the ancient castles and magnificent buildings across the country, it alwasy seems to invite culture enthusiasts to its grounds. And if you think that the travel would cost you a fortune, you must know that every Indian rupee pays off for 4.2 Hungarian forints.
6. Costa Rica
This American country invites thrill-seekers through its thriving ecotourism lush with wildlife, jungles and volcanoes. Costa Rica’s unique tropical climate all year round attracts tourists from around the world. If this isn’t a reason enough, your single Indian rupee will equate to 7.96 Costa Rican Colon.
From parks to forests and treks to hikes, Chile possesses many active volcano peaks as well. Also, one INR worths 10.10 Chilean Peso. So if adventure is something that you seek, Chile should be on your bucket list!
8. South Korea
While North Korea keeps strong restrictions over visitors, South Korea is a pretty welcoming country, and quite easy on your pockets, too! With breathtaking views and a varied landscape, South Korea is built on a picturesque amalgam of traditional and modern lifestyles. Here, one Indian rupee is equivalent to 16.91 South Korean won.
Mongolia is the perfect holiday destination if you’re looking for an out from the mundane city life and routine. Nicknamed the ‘land of blue skies’, Mongolia offers vast open spaces where you can admire nature and its elements for hours. Mongolia also offers 37.37 Mongolian Tugrik for every Indian rupee that you have, making it easy on your budgets.
With ties to many threads of Hindu mythology, Cambodia is quite frequently travelled to by the indian travellers. The currency ratio is also on your side with 1 Rupee = 57.22 Cambodian Riels making the travel expenses much cheaper.
Paraguay offers a wide variety of adventure sports within its mountain ranges and flowing rivers. Be it mountain climbing or its mountain sports or water rappelling, whether its hill climbing or rafting across fast flowing rivers you get the chance to test your metal. The currency transfer rate also keeps the trip budget friendly with 1 Indian rupees paying off to be 87.69 Paraguayan Guarani.
Laos has endless offerings to keep your time running. From adventurous activities such as kayaking, zip lining, trekking to composed sessions of visiting temple and going on spiritual pilgrims, Laos can surprise you with its flourishing culture and original nature. Laotian currency exchanges one Indian rupee to 122.52 Laotian kip.
Indonesia calls out to many tourists for vacation stops with its clear blue waters and tropical climate. What more is that it offers Indians a free visa on arrival which means you can surely have a good time without spending much as each Indian rupee equates to 198.65 Indonesian Rupiah.
A country known for its Buddhist pagodas, delicious Vietnamese cuisine and rice fields, Vietnam is perfect for Indians as it offers taste of a completely different culture. Vietnam offers 324.63 Vietnamese Dongs.
If you’re drawn to places where echoes of ancient civilisations resonate down through the ages, Iran could be your thing. Iran is a treasure house for some of the most beautiful architecture on the planet. And out of all the places mentioned above, Indian Rupee is worth a whopping 589.51 Iranian Rials. This means that the trip to Iran is quite worth every dime you spend there. So if you are on a tight budget, but want to make a travel plan, you now know where you can fly to! (Currency Exchange is based upon data in August 2019)