Planning a Holiday? These are the Most Searched Destinations in India and Abroad in 2021!


As we head to the New Year's, exploring a new destination is on everyone's Wishlist. With the travel norms relaxing across the globe, travel seems to be picking up again. So, if you're planning your next getaway, you've landed at the right place!

Here is the list of most searched destinations in India and abroad in 2021:

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1. Manali

One of the most sort out destinations for honeymooners or adventure sports enthusiasts, Manali is a perfect destination for serene views and trekking trails. Stay in a homestay to enjoy the impeccable hospitality of the locales. While here, do not miss the bonfire and stargazing.

Places to visit:-

Solang Valley, Beas River, Manikaran Gurudwara, Jogini Waterfall, Hidimba Devi Temple, Gulaba, Bhrigu Lake, Vashisht Baths.

2. Goa

Beaches & parties or peaceful stays & sunsets, Goa never fails to mesmerize you. You can either choose the hustle bustle of South Goa or the serenity of the North Goa Beach Stays. From backpacking to luxury, Goa sees all sorts of travellers. When you’re in Goa, you can’t miss visiting the azure beaches that are truly mesmeric.

Places to visit:-

Baga Beach, Fort Aguada, Anjuna Beach, Vagator Beach, Mayem Lake, Calangute Beach, Coco Beach, Dona Paula Beach, The Church of Mae De Deus, Arvalem Waterfalls, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Doodh Sagar Falls.

3. New Delhi

New Delhi - the Capital city of India, is a perfect combination of heritage and modernity offering you an array of monuments like Mehrauli, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate, the Red Fort and also has its share of unique temples.

The capital also has modern architectural structures like the Bahai Lotus Temple. Visit Delhi if you love a good shopping experience, exotic cuisine, rich culture, colours and nightlife.

Places to visit:-

Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Sarojini Market, Hauz Khas Village, The lotus Temple, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb, Akshar Dham, Purana Kila, Jantar Mantar, Agrasen ki Baoli, Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk.

4. Bengaluru

Bengaluru- the garden city of India is home to many lakes, which not only provide water to the city, but also offer peace, quiet, and entertainment. The city lies amidst beautiful valley and hills, and has many getaways nearby.

A testament to the amalgamation of different cultures and faiths it has the highest concentration of places of worship in India. Home to numerous boho and stylish flea markets Bangalore will provide you an unique getaway with delicious cuisines. Bangalore is known for it's pub culture and is home to numerous brewery.

Places to visit:-

Commercial Street, KR Market, Tippu Sultan Palace, Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Bannerghatta National Park, Nandi Hills, Brigade Road, Vidhana Soudha, Ramanagra, Kanakpura.

5. Pondicherry

A French colonial settlement in India until 1954, Pondicherry is now a Union Territory town. This town is a perfect amalgamation of traditional Indian sensibilities and French architecture.

Topped with authentic French bakeries, bohemian stores, cobble-stoned paths that are delightful for a stroll or a bicycle ride, snorkelling, scuba dicing, surfing, or island hopping, it is a perfect bucket list destination.

Places to visit:-

White town, Des Art Cafe, Paradise Beach, Aurobindo Ashram, Rock Beach, Serenity Beach, Auro Beach, Auroville.

6. Mumbai

The city of dreams, India’s largest port, its commercial and industrial centre, as well as fashion capital and heart of Bollywood, Mumbai is an endlessly fascinating city.

A jumble of captivating contradictions, grand colonial architecture rubs shoulders with chaotic bazaars, trendy restaurants, exclusive boutiques, slums and shanty towns, all interspersed with beautiful, tropical palm trees the city has something to offer to every traveller.

Places to visit:-

Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, Marine Drive, Colaba Causeway Market, Juhu Beach, Haji Ali, Chowpatty Beach, Worli Seaface, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Aksa Beach.

7. Jaipur

The beautiful pink city has it all, from forts to the best of night clubs, Jaipur is a shopper's paradise for ethnic wear. When in Jaipur make sure to get a 2 days pass by the Rajasthan Government that gets you entry to all the major 6 heritage sites. Each place has a history of its own and the stories, legends and myths make it even more special.

Places to visit:-

Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mehal, City Palace, Albert Hall Museum and Nahargarh Fort.


Once part of the Nepalese Kingdom and then The Summer Capital of British India, Shimla is known for its pleasant walking experiences on hillsides surrounded by pine and oak forests. It is also popularly known as the queen of hills that spread across seven hills in the northwest Himalayas.

Places to visit:-

Mall Road, The Ridge, Kalka -Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple,Viceregal Lodge, Green Valley, Annandale Ground.

9. Udaipur

Described as the most romantic spot on the Indian Continent, the city of lakes or India's very own Venice is a marvel in itself. Also knows as the "Jewel of Mewar" it hosts the world's second largest wall and beautiful palaces. The vibrant culture of the city enchants all its visitors with folk dances, music and its culture.

Places to visit:-

Lake Pichola, City Palace, Bagore ki Haveli Museum, Jagmandir, Fateh Sagar Lake, Sahelion Ki Bari.


Darjeeling "the queen of hill station" is a beauty in itself. With the views of lush tea gardens, vibrant green hills and snow peaked Kanchenjunga the town takes your breathe away.

The Himalayan kingdom beauty has exotic forest of silver fir, sunrise and sunset views to die for, Flaming red rhododendrons, sparkling white magnolias, this heavenly retreat is bathed in hues of every shade.

Places to visit:-

Tiger Hills, Batasia Loop, Peace Pagoda, Ghoom Monastery, Himalayan Railway Station, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Darjeeling Observatory Hill, Darjeeling Ropeway, Bhutia Busty Monastery.


The top 10 most searched international destinations by Indians this year are Dubai, London, Paris, Toronto, New York, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Bangkok and Zurich.

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As per reports, Indian travellers are also looking towards the United Arab Emirates for quick getaways. After a long wait of two years, Indian Travellers are now geared up to venture outside. However we encourage to travel responsibly keeping in mind necessary government advisories and precautions.

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