A budget trip from Chennai that too in just Rs 3000

Let’s see where you can go for a trip from Chennai for just three thousand

Summer is over. The children at home are going on summer vacation. Many of us feel that we can travel somewhere that we cannot reach at home. But the money we have does not support that plan. To help those who want to travel from India without spending too much, Rs. Here are some of the best places to visit for a day trip under 3000


Bearing the hallmarks of French culture, Puducherry is a budget-friendly tourist destination. Located very close to Chennai, Puducherry’s Auroville Beach is a perfect place to spend your leisure time.

Yercaud :

Located very close to Salem, Yercaud is a popular hill station located in the Eastern Ghats. It is worth noting that it costs less than 2000 rupees to reach here from Chennai.


Thekkady, located on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, is an area known for the Periyar National Park. Elephants, tigers, deer and wildebeests are the major tourist attraction.

Varkala Beach:

Varkala Beach also known as Kutty Goa is located in the state of Kerala. If you like beach then definitely visit this place. It takes 15 hours by train to reach Varkala from Chennai. Ticket prices are also low. 500 to 800 per day to stay at the guesthouses near the beach. You can complete your weekend trip within Rs 3000.

Rameswaram :

Rameswaram, considered as one of the holy pilgrimage places of India, is a region located on the border of South Tamil Nadu. Those who want to take a spiritual journey at low cost can visit here.

Ooty :

Uthagamandal popularly known as Ooty is a favorite summer holiday destination for Tamils. Enticing travelers with spectacular green vistas as far as the eye can see, this place is perfect for your budget trip.

Chidambaram :

Located at a distance of 335 km from Chennai, Chidambaram is a fusion of different cultures. Daily trains from Chennai via Simbaram route will be very helpful for your budget travel.

Kollimalai :

Nearest to Salem, Kollimalai is a hill full of herbs. And more than 70 hairpin bends on the Kollimalai route in Chennai are features that make your journey an adventure.


Located in the neighboring state of Kerala, Munnar is a favorite destination for bird watchers. As there is no direct train from Chennai to Munnar, you can visit Madurai and then travel to Munnar from there.

By Karthik

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