Hello there, If you are planning to go Manali, Himachal Pradesh in Budget, this article will be very helpful for you also you can watch my video about it in Language Tamil
Manali is the One of the Best Place to travel for Winter Season in India.
Off season in Manali generally lasts from 7th Jan to 31st March and from August to November.
Best Time : December mid to March End you can enjoy the Snow fall.
During the Off season, you can get everything in cheaper price. lot of discounts on hotels etc..,
There are 3 types of expenses for your Travel
These are the expense we make during the travel, we have to reduce the cost as possible on these 3 expenses.
Transport: In transport we can travel with the cheaper local bus for low cost traveling, like government buses are very cheaper than private bus in India. every place have a public transport service. you have to find it by speaking with local peoples. or you can get bus timing on online or in Bus Stations..
Food: You can make it cheaper by eating a local street food’s or Small shops around the area, this is way to make it cheaper if you go to the Big or Colorful restaurant they will charge you more for that designs and everything..
Stay: Mostly stay in the Hostel’s which is available in most of place in India for Budget Traveler’s to Sleep peacefully. Which is Cheaper and Comfortable like a Normal Room. Most of Budget travelers stay in Hostel because of low cost.
Okay, Lets me show you how much it will be cost for everything.
Transport Fare :
New Delhi to Manali Bus available from Rs495 you can book through Online in Yatra.com. ( I prefer Midnight bus ) The Bus Operator will drop you at Private Manali Bus Stand, Manali then you have to go to Old Manali. Which is 3 Kilometer away from the private bus stand, there is a two place the main city is Old Manali.
There is a two way to go from Private Bus stand, Manali to Old Manali
- Private Cab
- Local Bus
Private Cab they will charge you about INR 300-400.
Local Bus will be cost INR 10-15 you can find the bus on the main road, if you come out of the Private bus stand.
After bus stopped on the Private bus stand the Taxi drivers will surround you to make hire a cab. so be alert !.
In Manali you can find a lot of Local street food’s. before you eating anything don’t forget you ask the price of it.
I mostly Eat 3 times per day and i spend INR 100 for one time Meal. most of restaurant offer Unlimited Quantity Rice thali for Rs70
and i eat only on the Small food which is away from the main city street. you have go inside of the city street’s there you can find good and cheaper hotels. mostly i ask local people’s to find a cheaper price.
99% I stay in Hostel’s i Prefer Moustache Hostel in old Manali, which is cheaper and very clean, and Friendly. where ever i stay i don’t compromise on the clean. This is the Best Hostel to stay in Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh. I stayed there for INR 230 Incl Tax. You can also book through Booking.com box below.
So now the Plan
Delhi to Manali INR 700
Local Transport INR 1000 ( For Local Sightseeing and Everything )
Manali to Delhi INR 700
If you plan for the 4 Day’s & 3 Night’s totally 14 Meal’s
INR 100 x 14 = INR 1400
Extra for Drinks and Activities = INR 1000
Old Manali 3 Night’s INR 750
Total Manali Tour Plan Cost INR 5550
so, pack your backpack and start your journey today.
you can checkout my other article’s about sightseeing, place to visit in Old Manali.