Whoa! A budget trip to these places is cheaper than buying an iPhone 7

Here are five places you can go and get back (from India) for less than the cost of an iPhone7. Shopping not included, of course!

Are you sure that you want to shell out more than Rs63,000 for the new iPhone 7? Or would you rather go on a trip, take amazing photos of your vacation and still get back home with enough cash to upgrade to a not so costly smartphone? Here are five places you can go and get back for less than the cost of an iPhone7 (shopping not included, of course!).

1. Colombo

Air ticket: Rs 17,000 per head (approx)

Photo: iStock

Stay: Rs 1000 per night (approx)

To see: Colombo city, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Seetha Eliya, Turtle hatcheries and the beaches

Exchange rate: 1 Indian Rupee = 2.17 Sri Lankan rupee

You can book tour packages to Sri Lanka on IRCTC also

2. Kenya

Air ticket: Rs 30,000 per head (approx)

Stay: Rs 2500 per night (approx)

Photo: iStock

To see: Go on wild life safari, take in the local culture and food, visit Nairobi.

This trip needs a bit of planning. You need to get your vaccinations done before the trip.

Exchange rate: 1 Kenyan shilling = 0.66 rupee

There are holiday packages available from India starting from Rs 48,000

3. Vietnam

Air ticket: Rs 17,000 per head (approx)

Stay: Rs 3000 per head (approx)

To see: Go on wild life safaris, boat cruise, island tours. Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city are a must visit.

Photo: iStock

1 Indian rupee = 334 Vietnamese dong

Holiday packages are available from Rs 30,000

4. Cairo

Air ticket: 25,000 (approx)

Stay: Rs 3000 per night (approx)

To see: The pyramids, ancient Egyptian museums, historic walks.

1 Egyptian pound = 8 Indian Rupees

Photo: iStock

5. Turkey

Air ticket: If you book a month in advance, you can travel for Rs 25,000

For a night’s stay you will have to shell out approximately Rs 2000

To see: The relics of the Byzantine era, the beaches and Mediterranean

1 Turkish Lira – 22 Indian Rupees 

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