Currency

Indian rupee (₹)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than ₹2500

  • Dorm bed: ₹200–400
  • Double room in budget hotel: ₹600–1500
  • Thali or pizza: ₹200–350
  • Bus or train ticket: ₹30–350

Midrange: ₹2500–10,000

  • Double room in a hotel: ₹1500–5000
  • Lunch or dinner in a local restaurant: ₹300–1000
  • Admission to forts and museums: ₹500-600
  • Taxi for a short sightseeing jaunt: ₹500–3000

Top End: More than ₹10,000

  • Double room in a hotel: ₹5000+
  • Lunch or dinner in a hotel: ₹1000–3000
  • Cocktails and wine: ₹1500–3000
  • Hire car and driver: ₹900–1500

Bargaining

Unless shopping in fixed-price shops (such as government emporiums and fair-trade cooperatives), bargaining is the norm.

Money

ATMs are easy to come by, especially in the area around the train station.

ATMs