• In total, he spent $1,242.13, or about $17.49/day (at Rs45 = $1).
• Mumbai and Agra cost the most per day ($45 and $33 per day, respectively), and Darjeeling was the cheapest ($10.76).
• Like anywhere else, eating street food is king. Eating chaat to dal and rice cost him 50 cents or less, two samosas cost around 30 cents, a vegetarian thali was about $1, and kachori, the author’s favorite, was around 30 cents.
• Though he didn’t do it, CouchSurfing abounds in India, and it could’ve shaved off a signifigant amount of expenses for him.
Overall, Purses concluded traveling India on $1,000 for 71 days can be done with a little diligence and some planning ahead.
Who’s with me in challenging Perses to try this out in another country?
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