Europe backpacking trip guide for Indian travelers!!


Europe backpacking trip guide for Indian travelers!!

Europe Backpacking Trip
image source:moneyinc.comEurope is the dream destination, for every traveler who loves to capture the best places around the globe with a bird's eye view perspective. Backpacking to Europe from India can be a task as you need to prepare for a lot many things for the Visa process. But when we are planning a trip at any place, the foreplanning plays a vital role in enjoying the most hassle-free trip and when it comes to Europe, every Indian traveler wishes to have a perfect trip planning to make the addition of the new memorable page in their travel diary. The Indian travelers have to keep few things in mind while they are backpacking to Europe so here, I am helping you with a Europe backpacking trip guide that will act as a torchbearer for the Indian travelers.
Visa Process

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When you are traveling to a European destination, the Indian traveler's first step is to apply for Schengen Visa. The Schengen visa is the permit to travel to 26 countries in Europe. The Schengen Visa is offered to the tourists for 3 months only at a time. This visa allows the traveler for the unrestricted movement to only 26 countries in Europe. When you will have the overview of the European map, you will notice it can be divided into western, eastern and central Europe. Select the countries according to their vicinity, so that you can commute easier.Read more:Everything You Need to Know About the Schengen Visa
Flight Booking
Before planning and booking your flight, try some research work, about the best time to visit each country and offseason too, so that you can check for less expensive flights.The selection of time also depends on what do you exactly wish to see. For instance, European cities face extreme cold, snowfall from November- March but it is also the best time to get cheap flights and hotels. You can even enjoy the Christmas extravaganza during December and January.
Best Time to Visit

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The continent is in full bloom and its best beauty from April to July. However, each country has its own time of celebrations which must not be missed.Read more:12 Best Places to Visit in Europe this Coming Autumn and Winter
Currency Evaluation
The low value of Indian currency and the currency of other Asian countries may make you feel the European trip a little bit expensive, (Especially western and Northern) but there are ways to reduce the cost while having the best local experience.If you want a budget-friendly trip you can opt for the suggestive budget, especially for western/Central and Northern European Countries. If you dont spend much on luxurious items then go for this: -
  • 15-20 Days 70,000- 80,000 INR per person (Food + Transport + Stay + sightseeing)
  • 30-40 Days 1,20,000 1,50,000 INR (Food + Transport + Stay + sightseeing)
  • 60-80 Days 1,20,000 1,50,000 INR (Food + Transport + Stay + sightseeing)
Best tip-dont spend much buying chocolates and gifts for your relatives as they are very expensive in Europe.Read more:Amazing Cities In Europe That Wont Break The Bank
Accommodation
If Indian travelers are traveling with friends, then hostels are the best options in Europe. A hostel in Western and Central European Countries may cost you around 20-25 Euros including breakfast. Indian honeymooners can go for budget hotels and apartments.
How to Plan a Backpacking Trip to Europe from India
Step 1: - Research regarding the budget European countries for Indian travelers.Step 2: - Use the proper search engines to choose must-visit places in Europe.Set 3: - Search each recommended city via maps and you will get to know about the routes and the convenient ways to reach over there.
Best places in Europe
SPAIN -Route you can Try

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When you reach Spain, try out the capital city Barcelona, from their move to Valencia- this place is famous for the sea coast, Indian travelers can explore Flowery Streets and an ancient Mosque-Cathedral in Cordoba. After this, you can move to Andalucian capital Seville, which is another beautiful city. Then explore Ronda which having beautiful natural views and giant bridges. For sea lovers- Malaga is a perfect choice after Malaga to move to Granada, it is known for Flamenco & Zambra, & the Gypsy Caves. After exploring Spain, you can move either towards Portugal or France (Paris).Best Time to Visit-Mid or After MayBest Mode of Transport: AlSA Buses or just check the Go Euro App.
FRANCE-Route you can try

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Once you reach Paris, you can either move southwards towards the Provence region in the south or can head to Strasbourg. From there if you wish to explore beautiful villages then move to Colmar. From there move either towards Switzerland from Colmar or can take a bus to Luxembourg (Country) via Metz from Strasbourg.Best Time to Visit- Mid or after May when, Spring setsBest Mode of Transport:OUI Buses(The Cheapest one) or just check the Go Euro App.
LUXEMBOURG

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This is a small country which will give you a feeling of refreshing air, beautiful flowers. The fresh spring flowers are must-visit places in Luxembourg when you are traveling to Europe.Best Time to Visit-Mid or after May is desirable as the weather is pleasant.Best Mode of Transport:OUI Buses (The Cheapest one)or just check the Go Euro App.
NETHERLANDS

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Once you reach Netherland explore Amsterdam, roaming on a cycle will give you an incredible experience. Explore the villages of Edam, Marken, Volendam, and Giethoorn.Best Time to Visit- The weather of the Netherland is not too harsh so mid-May or after that is recommended.Best Mode of Transport:OUI Buses (The Cheapest one)or just check the Go Euro App.
DENMARK
[caption id="attachment_5442" align="alignnone" width="646"] image source:foodnavigator.com[/caption]This European destination is must visit place for Indian travelers. Once you reach Denmark to explore the happiest district of Denmark, well known as Aarhus. One can also visit Copenhagen, it is the Danish capital city and famous for the colorful harbor.Best Time to Visit- as the spring sets in Denmark, the weather is very pleasant. So, the desirable month is June.Best Mode of Transport:OUI Buses (The Cheapest one)or just check the Go Euro App.
GERMANY

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Once you reach Germany you can follow the route like first reach Berlin, move to Cologne- Frankfurt- Munich- after then move to Austria.Best Time to Visit Mid or after MayBest Mode of Transport: Bla Bla Car, Flix Bus or just check the Go Euro App.Read more:Top Places in Europe Still Undiscovered by TouristsCzech Republic, Austria are other recommended destinations in Europe.When the Indian travelers plan a visit to Europe apply for the Schengen visa at the first destination or the destination where you are going to stay for the lengthiest period. Be fearless, let the adventure spark your soul, ignite the spirit and just depart yourself to your dream destination of Europe. The mountains and natural views will feed your soul and of course carry a camera to create the magic.