Travelling Delhi On A Budget

The best way to explore Delhi

Posted on May 26, 2020 by Nancy

Travelling Delhi On A Budget

Travelling can be an expensive affair for some, the significant chunk of our money goes into tickets, accommodation, food, places to visit/see.


The best way to explore Delhi is by making a pass for Delhi Metro and enjoying the travel, which not only saves time but a lot of money as well.

But, if you are not comfortable traveling in public transport, then we have options for Cab aggregators like Uber, Ola, etc. which charge a reasonable amount of money.

Plan Beforehand

Making an itinerary beforehand will save a lot of time and also keep you relaxed as you explore Delhi.

In this article, we will help you explore Delhi and that too on a budget; we will cover places you can get good decent food, important places you must visit, and lastly, budget accommodations so that it does not put a dent in your Pocket.


Besides being the capital, New Delhi has a vast heritage and culture of its own, which one must experience while you can. There are famous architecture site which was built long back 1000 years.


Then we have Old Delhi, which hosts quite a wholesale shops for things you can imagine Khari Baoli (the oldest spice market) it offers almost all the spices you can think off.

Food Lovers

For all you curry lovers Jama Masjid area is a must-visit for foodies.

Your culinary experience will get mouth-watering dishes like (Mughal Style Mutton Korma/Biryani/Chicken), which will give the experience to remember throughout a lifetime without breaking the Pocket.


Note Important Places To Visit

Places you should not miss while traveling to Delhi includes India Gate, Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Jantar Mantar, Connaught Place, Khan Market, Chandni Chowk, Chawri Bazar.


Old Delhi has a variety of shops ranging from electronics, clothes, jewelry,
wedding attires which you can buy at attractive prices or even if you are looking for some souvenir the options will be plenty.


Don't listen to what they say, go see (Chinese proverb)


Next in the exploring Delhi trip must visit Sadar Bazar, which is centrally located also host multi-shops selling various merchandise.

The products found here are in-expensive, and quality is decent.

Pocket Friendly Accommodation

Finding suitable accommodation without breaking the bank on your trip is the topmost priority, as everyone needs a decent place to crash after a long day exploring and visiting various sites.


One such place is Cosy Homes Paying Guest in Karol Bagh, located in the heart of Delhi Karol Bagh Zone, which offers a fully-furnished room with all necessary amenities.


If you plan to stay for a longer duration, you can always take their monthly plan, which is very cost-effective.


For all you shoppers on a shoestring budget, a decent place to shop is Sarojini Nagar Market, which has a lot of variety of shops for clothing, but beware there is a lot to bargain here.


Do not forget to take a day trip to Paharganj, which hosts a variety of budget accommodations ranging from R.s 800 to R.s 3000. Paharganj offers unique cuisines, and one must try Sita Ram Chole Puri (also spelled Poori) is a deep-fat fried bread made from unleavened whole-wheat flour that originated in the Indian subcontinent. It is eaten for breakfast or as a snack or light meal.


Paharganj is located near Connaught Place, which is like the Downtown of Delhi, offering many cafés and fine dining restaurants. Connaught Place offers a wide variety of retail stores and international brands as well.


The next place for finding budget accommodation is Karol Bagh, which offers a wide range of decent places to stayover, and there are many small hotels in the vicinity.


Being centrally located, Karol Bagh has excellent connectivity with the Delhi Metro, which makes it a top choice for travelers, and budget accommodation can be available from R.s 1200 to R.s 3500/- per night.


Karol Bagh also has extensive marketplace like Ajmal Khan, Gaffar, Bank Street, Ajmal Khan Market comprises of wedding attires and casual clothing shops. If you like staying updated with the latest technology, Gaffar Market won't disappoint you as it's one of the largest markets for Mobile Phones and consumer electronics. Bank Street comprises of shops selling jewelry, and there are plentiful if you are looking for choices.


Take out time and learn a little about the culture of Delhi, visiting Akshardham Temple, which will be a very pleasant and relaxing experience as well.


I hope the points mentioned above will help you explore Delhi with huge savings on food, accommodation, and travel along with a sneak peek into the culture.

One last tip before you pack your bag for Delhi try to explore deals on cheap flights tickets from various platforms like Makemytrip, Expedia give a huge discount if booked earlier.