During his second term as Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh's 38 Foreign Tours incurred a cost of Rs 1,346 crore.
Total Expenditure for PM's Foreign Trips include the maintenance of the chartered aircraft and establishing a secure hotline. While the maintenance cost during NDA Rule is about Rs 1,582 crore, It's been Rs 842 crore in the second term of UPA. Modi's 9-day tour of Canada, France and Germany from April 9th to 17th, 2015 could be one of the most expensive tours.
Generally, Representatives of the PMO, Security Personnel, MEA and Media accompany the Prime Minister whenever he leaves for a Foreign Country. The expenditure will be huge whenever PM visits any foreign country.