2019 is here! The spirits are high and the spirit to travel and tick off destinations from your bucket list should be higher. Trainman is here to help you figure out and has rounded up the best destinations within our own country and abroad that you could travel with your loved ones and get the holiday season detox. India, a country that is known for stunning natural beauty, India fills everyone’s senses with wonder. India is the sort of nation that can totally overwhelm to the point of dismay and attract the travelers to its warm, consoling folds, all in the meantime. Being one of the most diverse countries in the world, offering oppositely unique encounters. If the enormous Himalayas of the north never fail to leave the travelers in awe, so too can the brilliant hues and animals of the deep ocean of the south, as can antiquated landmarks, forts, castles and ghostly villages dispersed everywhere throughout the nation.
Truth be told about India, there's something waiting consistently to fascinate the travelers at every step they take, appeal and sweep them under its spell. Far from crowded, traveler-soaked places, there are such charming jewels - some ambiguously familiar, others thoroughly vague - that are both phenomenal just as profoundly fulfilling, and worth travelling to time and again. We just curated list of most traveled spots last year:
From fantasy castles and epic forts to beautiful celebrations and wildlife experiences, Rajasthan, the Land of the Kings, is India at its vibrant best. Various forts and royal residences, including Jaisalmer's fairy tale desert outpost, Amber's honey-hued fort-palace and Jodhpur's Mehrangarh can be seen all through the state. Staggering crafted works and expressive arts were created and sustained through support by the maharajas. Numerous bright celebrations, from ostentatiously beautified mounts at the camel and elephant celebrations in Pushkar and Jaipur, respectively, to the rainbow explosions of Diwali and Holi, are celebrated all over the state.
Top tourist spots- Jaipur(City Palace, Amer Fort,Hawa Mahal), Udaipur(Lake Pichola, Lake Palace), Jodhpur(Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Sam Sand Dunes).
A dazzling prologue to southern India, Karnataka is a prosperous, convincing state stacked with a triumphant mix of urban cool, sparkling royal residences, national parks, archaic remains, beaches, yoga centers and amazing hang-outs. At its hub is the capital Bengaluru (Bangalore), a dynamic city well known for its specialty craft beer and eatery scenes. Taking off the city, you'll experience the evergreen moving slopes of Kodagu, dabbed with spice and coffee plantations, the splendor of Mysuru (Mysore), and wildernesses overflowing with monkeys, tigers and Asia's greatest populace of elephants. Head to the counter-cultural enclave of tranquil Hampi with hammocks, hallucinatory sunsets and pebbly ruins or the blissful, virtually untouched seashore around Gokarna, blessed with beautiful bay and devoid sands.
Top tourist spots- Bengaluru, Bandipur National Park, Chikmagalur, Hampi.
3. HIMACHAL PRADESH
With awesome cold pinnacles and diving river valleys, Himachal is India's outdoor adventure play area. From trekking and climbing, to boating, paragliding and skiing, Himachal offers it all. A perplexing land of interlocking mountain chains additionally makes Himachal a stupendous place essentially to explore by any means of transportation, be it bus, car, motorbike, jeep or foot. Towns roosted on amazing inclines captivate with fairy-tale like architecture and their kin's agreeable warmth. Hill stations lure the travelers with its holiday spirit and emigrant echoes, while explorer magnets bait with their pleasured-out vibe and mountain magnificence. Such is the wealth of the Himachali jigsaw that in McLeod Ganj, the Dalai Lama's home-far from home, and in Lahaul and Spiti, with their hundreds of years old Buddhist societies, you may even think you've lurched into Tibet.
Top tourist spots- Kullu Manali, Shimla, Dharamshala, Kasauli, Bir Billing.
For many travelers, Kerala is South India's most serenely beautiful state. A slim coastal strip is molded by its layered landscapes: practically 600 km of heavenly Arabian sea coast and beaches; with a natural leisurely network of shimmering backwaters; and the spice and tea-secured slopes of the Western Ghats. Simply setting foot on this swath of soul-extinguishing, palm-shaded greens will ease back your subcontinental walk to a delighted out walk. Kerala is a world far from the craze of somewhere else, as though India had gone through the looking glass and turn into a collectively laid-back place.
Top tourist spots- Alleppey – The Backwater Hot Spot, Munnar – Perfect For A Romantic Honeymoon, Kumarakom – One Of The Most Tranquil Places, Wayanad – The Land Of Heavenly Trails, Thekkady – For The Love Of Wildlife, Kovalam – For Some Beach Fun.
5. KASHMIR AND LADAKH
The province of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) unites three staggeringly unique universes. Jammu and Katra, in the south, are the state's rail center points and a noteworthy draw for the pilgrims. Kashmir is India's Switzerland, drawing in swarms of travelers looking for cool summer air, high landscapes and Srinagar's romantic houseboat stays. And afterward, there's the Himalayan land that is known as Ladakh, which for most foreign tourists is the state's most noteworthy fascination. Its friendly Tibetan people are mostly Buddhist; their immortal monasteries are set between canyons and peaks, while emerald-green towns settle photogenically in highland deserts.
Top tourists spots- Zanskar Valley, Pangong Tso Lake, Kargil, Srinagar, Gulmarg.
People have been open to exploring new places nowadays. The enticement of urban centers has lost none of its intrigue in 2018, with tourists expected to make around 1.4 billion outings to urban communities around the globe this year. Travelling has turned out to be one of the most loved leisure activities of the present time and this pattern is just set to increase as the millennial age adds to the crowd of travelers who look to improve their lives with experiences from around the globe.
The ranking is absolutely subject to the volume of the visitors and the future forecast of those urban communities in the present year. Bangkok has held its first position being the most visited city on the planet and it will likewise be anticipated that its position won't change because of the solid anticipated development of 9.6% this year. Here is a rundown of top 5 travelled tourist destinations of the world in 2018.
1. BANGKOK-20.05 MILLION INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
The capital of the South East Asian nation of Thailand is the most visited city on the planet. This city has something for everybody. The delightful Buddhist sanctuaries, amazing royal residences, and gardens, boating on the Chao Phraya River are only a portion of the things this city offers. It is likewise a standout amongst the most delightful canal cities in the world. For the shopaholics, there are garments, bags and accessories of all brands accessible at cheap costs at the street markets and for the foodies there is plentiful street food in the city as well as in the floating markets. All of these attractions at a very nominal cost are a major draw for travelers. Apart from being on the list of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities, Bangkok is quite prominent for its delightful temples and palaces, markets and has one of the best nightlife around the world. The most important site is the Grand Palace. It was an official residence of the Kings of Siam till 1782. Bangkok is additionally home to the world’s most renowned Buddha statues on the planet known as Wat Phra Kaew or the temple of Emerald Buddha which is never fails to pull the tourists.
Top tourist spots- Grand Palace and Wat Prakeaw, Wat Arun(The Temple of Dawn), Floating market, Chinatown(Yaowarat).
2. LONDON-19.83 MILLION INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
The financial capital of Europe and a standout amongst the most diverse cities in the world, London is a place everybody wants to visit to and it is not surprising that it is on the list of one of the most visited cities on the planet. London is a prominent destination in light of the memorable structures like the Tower of London, Parliament Building, and Tower Bridge as well as the attractions like the London Eye that overlooks the Thames River. The variety of food, blending of cultures and the one of a kind way of life of London makes it one of the most travelled tourist destinations. The city is acclaimed for its extraordinary convergence of cultural heritage that includes regal royal palaces to the people’s parliament. It additionally has Roman vestiges to castles and cathedrals.
Top tourist spots- Buckingham Palace, The Tower of London and London Bridge, The British Museum, Big Ben, The London Eye.
3. PARIS-17.44 MILLION INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
This French city is acclaimed for its beautiful architecture, impeccable city arrangement, and the romantic vibe. Paris is the home to have one of the best nightlife cities in the world and stands at being one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. The quiet Seine River, the Eiffel Tower, the Cathedral of Notre Dame and Arc de Triomphe are a portion of the attractions that pulls the tourists. Paris is additionally the Mecca for fashion lovers and foodies. The snappy Parisian bistros have progressed toward becoming images of the city and keep on rousing hikers around the globe.
Top tourist spots- Top tourist spots- Eiffel Tower, Musee Du Louvre, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris.
4. DUBAI-15.79 MILLION INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
This city is situated in the United Arab Emirates and is one of the most visited cities in the world. The shorelines, lavish hotels, and resorts, Middle Eastern food and the chance to encounter an absolutely new culture are only a part of the one of a kind experiences that the city has to offer. The costs here range from being truly moderate to high end luxury. Dubai is additionally celebrated for its shopping festival.
Top tourist spots- Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Dubai Museum, Bastakia(Old Dubai), Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House.
5. SINGAPORE-13.91 MILLION INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
This island city is one of the cleanest cities in the world and welcomes millions of travellers in it’s arms every year. It is celebrated for its lavish hotels, high rise buildings, street shopping, flavorful food, and nightlife. Numerous other attractions like Sentosa Beach, the Singapore Flyer and the zoos and safaris are close to the city. Singapore is the ideal place to look for extravagance things and services. The highest point of the city is Bukit Timah Hill with a height of 165 meters and made up of igneous rock and granite. The other famous locations in the city is the Singapore Botanic Garden and it is the world’s first tropical garden to come under UNESCO World Heritage Site as it contains largest tropical orchid garden in the world.
Top tourist spots- Top tourist spots- Marina Bay Sands, Gardens By The Bay, Botanic Garden, Singapore Zoo.