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Most Searched Destinations In India 2018

by Natasha Manual Digital Marketing Specialist

Do you know the names of the most visited Indian tourist destinations? Thousands of domestic travellers and foreign tourists visit the cities in India every year. These cities are all replete with famous attractions, but some destinations are more favoured than even the metros New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, and Bangalore! According to online search results, the cities that are most searched for through search engines are:


Udaipur


Udaipur, a city in the northwestern state of Rajasthan in India, is set around several artificial lakes. It is well known for the lavish royal residences. The monumental palaces complex City Palace that overlooks Lake Pichola has several gardens and courtyards and is famous for the intricate peacock mosaics. Referred to as the city of lakes, and sometimes as 'Venice of the East', Udaipur also boasts of the Jaisamand Lake, the second largest man-made lake in Asia. There are many places of tourist interest in Jaipur and the best time to visit the city is from December to February. Weekend getaway packages to Udaipur are often offered by local tour operators.    


Goa


The western India state of Goa is well known the world over for its coastlines along the Arabian Sea. Goa has a long history as it was colonized by the Portuguese prior to 1961.  The preserved 17th-century churches and the tropical spice plantations in the state provide ample evidence about the same. Goa’s beaches range from the popular Baga and Palolem to Agonda in laid-back fishing villages. The proof of its popularity lies in the fact that it is by far the most searched destinations in India. The kaleidoscopic blend of Portuguese and Indian cultures, sweetened with sea, sand, sun, seafood, and spirituality, Goa is truly India's pocket-sized paradise. Apart from the beaches, the places of tourist interest include Dudhsagar Falls, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Fort Aguada, and the Museum of Christian Art. The best time to travel to Goa is from November to February. If you are looking at beach destinations in India, Goa should top your list.


Shimla


The former summer capital of British India, Shimla is located in the foothills of Himalaya. It is the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India. Shimla continues to retain its colonial heritage and you can see grand old buildings and iron lamp posts, among others. The narrow-gauge railway Kalka-Shimla built in 1903 still runs services. Shimla is also well known for its handicraft shops in the pedestrian avenue The Mall and the Lakkar Bazaar that specializes in wooden crafts and toys. The Mall, the town’s main attraction, is packed with eateries and several other shops. Scandal Point, linked to the escapades of the erstwhile Patiala Maharaja, provides great views of the snow-clad peaks. Other tourist attractions in Shimla include Jakhoo, Rashtrapati Niwas, and Summer Hill. You can travel to Shimla at any time of the year. Shimla must top the list of places to visit in India even if you come on adventure holidays.


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