You heard right! Goa under 10K possible if you plan well by doing some adjustments in terms of comforts. Then Goa will probably give you best experience, in this blog I’ll break out each and every expense with as much as comforts. As I live near Mumbai, so for me to reach Goa is not much expensive. I have been Goa a few years ago and now again planning to be there.
#1 HOW TO REACH GOA
The one of the best way to reach Goa is by Indian Railway which is connected to every corner of India. I always prefer railway to travel in India rather than Bus or Car, the main reason is Train tickets are cheap another is comforts and last reason it takes less time than Bus. Another option is to reach Goa by Flight but it would cost for those who want to travel with a tight budget. I would recommend this option for those who want to save travel time.
Below I am providing your rough estimate of Train Tickets from major cities of India with travel Duration, although your start destination may be different train ticket almost similar or less, it totally depends on your current location.
All prices in INR
|Destination||Class||Fare||Travel Duration ( Hours )|
|Dadar to Madgaon|| Sleeper|
|Delhi to Madgaon|| Sleeper|
|Bangalore to Madgaon|| Sleeper|
|Hyderabad to Madgaon|| Sleeper|
Above fares is just for your reference which gives an idea about how the train ticket is cheap India. Above all fares are subject to train availability, the fare may vary from train to train with different stations. For more details, you can visit. For more details, you can visit IRCTC.
Here I am not providing mentioning Flight ticket details. As Flights are expensive if you want to know about the ticket cost you can visit Skyscanner and Goibibo.
I would not recommend Bus journey as Buses only available from a few cities and will be costly also bus journey very tedious, so after reaching Goa you may spend your one day only for rest.
As all may know Goa is divided into two parts North Goa and South Goa, where South Goa is peaceful as compared to North Goa and it is cheap for accommodation. South Goa is cheap when it comes for the stay, as it bit far from North Goa. Where North Goa is very popular among tourists for its Beaches, Water Sports and for Night Life. So, here you will find accommodation a bit expensive.
I am providing you cheapest stays in South Goa as well as in North Goa with different amenities.
|Hotel Name||Price (Per Night) in INR|
|The Goan Courtyard, Colva Area (South Goa)||973|
|Lucky star Hotel, Colva Area (South Goa)||873|
|Osborne Holiday Resortsm,Calangute (North Goa)||1678|
|Palmarinha Resorts and Suites (North Goa)||1203|
|Hotel Bom Sucesso (North Goa)||660|
You can also go with Airbnb, it might be cheap as per expectations.
I found above hotels which are cheap with good comforts and with free Wifi. You can read my other blog How To Find Cheap Accommodation , which helps you out find cheap stays.
Now food is another major factor when you are on a trip, So it totally depends on you want to eat. If I am not wrong you can get Vegetarian food 100-150 INR Per meal, still, it depends on your choice. As I am a Vegetarian, but if you are Non-Vegetarian you’ll get cheap seafood in Goa.
#4 Transportation in Goa
One can easily find bike rentals in all over the Goa, usually, most of the tourist rent a bike to travel in Goa, as Cab service will be costly for a solo traveler as well as for budget travelers. So choose Bike rental which starts from 250 INR Per day to 800 INR per day. Also, Fuel price is a bit cheaper than other states. The local bus is available in Goa which is very cheap but there timing is not fixed, but I would not recommend bike rental as it will save your time and allows you to travel interior parts of Goa.
#5 Other Activities
You are in Goa, if you leave Goa without enjoying activities like water sports, clubbing, etc then your trip will not be worthy.
Water sports activities depend on you, which costs you from 250 INR to 1000 Rs. You can choose water sports package which includes all activities in one package which cost you around 1000-1200 INR.
One can enjoy Night Cruise for 1 hour from 250 – 500 INR with different facilities. You simply have to contact your Hotel or just visit Panjim ferry point where you will easily get Night Cruise Tickets.
Disco’s & Pubs prices vary, some disco’s offer free entry some asks for a counter coupon which will be deducted in your drinks. Now, Drinks totally depends on you like how much you are going to spend as well as to save it.
Now I am calculating a total expense for the 4-day trip which helps you to plan Goa trip within 10K.
|Description||Price ( INR )|
|Round train ticket from Mumbai to Goa||940|
|Hotel for one person (per night)|
Hotel for two person (per night)
|Food expense per day||250-300|
|Bike Rent per day for one person|
Bike Rent per day for two person
|Fuel cost per day||100|
|Water Sports activity||1000|
|Total Expense for one person||8340|