Top 20 Incredible States of India to Boost Tourism in 2020

When it comes to diversity, the landscapes in India change with every mile that you traverse. Beautiful vistas, magical culinary legacy, and the rich cultural diversity that India beholds can only be experienced. And what’s better than traveling to places and exploring the magnificent country that India is!

Here’s a handy guide to the best States of India that you should Visit in 2020

The state of Tamil Nadu is the most visited state in India both domestic and foreign tourists, followed by Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal.

Uttar Pradesh

The beautiful confluence of culture and heritage is Uttar Pradesh. This state is known for its rich Awadhi culinary inheritance and an array of delectable local dishes. Take a stroll around the ghats in Benaras, admire the sparkling beauty of Taj and the Awadhi tehazeeb of Lucknow.

Places to visit in Uttar Pradesh: Agra, Lucknow, Mathura-Vrindavan, Fatehpur Sikri.

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu state of India is bounded by the Eastern Ghats, Nilgiri Mountains and Bay of Bengal, lies in the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent and home to three World Heritage sites.

Places to visit in Tamil Nadu: Madurai, Mamallapuram, Thanjavur, Srirangam, Kanchipuram and Chennai, Famous Temples of Brihadishwara in Thanjavur, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram, Airavatesvara Temple in Darasuram and Meenakshi Amman Temple at Madurai.

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is home to the cultural heritage of monuments and best place to visit in India by 2020. The tourism state of India offers temples, stupas, forts and unique panorama of wildlife at Kanha and Bandhavgarh.

Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka are the three must visit sites in Madhya Pradesh along with Amarkantak,Pachmarhi, Chanderi and Mandu.


Maharashtra state is bordered by the Arabian Sea and home to largest number of wineries and vineyards in the country. The state is a the wealthiest state in terms of economy, tourist places and offers best for Heritage tourism in India.

Top most tourists visiting places in Maharashtra are Ajanta and Ellora caves, Bibi Ka Maqbara in Aurangabad, forts of Shivaji Maharaj and hill stations of Mahabaleshwar.


Odisha is home to the major tourism destinations of India, ranging from wildlife to temples and beaches. Major attractions for tourism in Odisha includes Jagannath Temple of Puri, Lingaraja Temple at Bhubaneswar, Konark Sun Temple, Daringbadi, Chilika Lake and Koraput along the Eastern Ghats.

West Bengal

West Bengal is a historical state with list of old architectural buildings and colonial era structure. There are list of popular Tourist attractions in West Bengal such as World Heritage sites, Darjeeling railway, Sundarbans mangrove and one of the top tourism destinations in India – Kolkata.

Andhra Pradesh

There’s a lot that Andhra Pradesh has to offer you. From sprawling vistas to serene beaches, Andhra Pradesh has them all. Places like Gandikota, Vizag, etc will blow your mind with their natural beauty. If you’re in Araku, coming back without savoring the Tribal Bamboo Chicken is a crime, seriously!

Places to visit in Andhra Pradesh: Araku, Gandikota, Lepakshi, Vishakhapatnam.


Visit the Royal Rajasthan for an unforgettable experience. Whether it’s the regal vibes in Jaipur or the golden desert in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan is once in a lifetime experience. Start from Ajmer and hit the road to experience the royal affair that Rajasthan is. While you’re in Rajasthan, don’t forget to spoil yourself with Ghewar, Raj Kachori, and the lip-smacking Dal Bati Choorma.

Places to visit in Rajasthan: Pushkar, Ajmer, Jaipur, Udaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.


Northeast India is blessed with the most surreal landscapes ever. Translated to ‘abode of the clouds’, Meghalaya will take your breath away with its beauty. The crystal clear water of Dawki and the magical panorama is everything that the dreams are made of. The root bridge, misty hills, and the rains in Cherrapunji, this state will give you stories that you’ll talk about in your 60s.

Places to visit in Meghalaya: Dawki, Shillong, Sohra, Cherrapunji and Nokrek Biosphere Reserve.


Kerala is known as “God’s Own Country” and we can’t agree more. When it comes to the southern part of India, ‘magical’ is the word. The houseboats in Allepey backwaters, rejuvenating Kerala Ayurvedic Spa, and Sadya during Onam, do you need more reasons to book your tickets to Kerala?

Places to Visit in Kerala: Allepey, Trivandrum, Calicut, Munnar, Kovalam, Thenmala and Thekkady location of the Periyar National Park.


On the coast of the Arabian Sea lies Karnataka, the state that can leave you at the loss of words with its rich architecture and history. Karnataka is mysterious. It has the best hills and the best beaches. If these don’t attract you, this state is home to a rich historical legacy and a wide expanse of wildlife.

Places to visit in Karnataka: Coorg, Hampi, Mysuru, Gokarna, Chikmaglur and Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary.

Arunachal Pradesh

Still virgin from the human exploration, Arunachal Pradesh is nothing less than an untouched piece of heaven on Earth. This state is one of the least explored places in India but it’s hands-down the most mesmerizing place. Arunachal Pradesh is home to many rare tribal communities in India.

Places to visit in Arunachal Pradesh: Tawang, Bhalukpong, Ziro Valley, a small hill station called Dirang.


This state needs no introduction, Assam is popular amongst the wildlife lover and nature enthusiasts throughout the world. The Kaziranga National Park receives the globe visit for one-horned Indian rhinoceros, wild water buffalo, pygmy hog, tiger expedition.

Places to visit in Assam: Guwahati, Brahmaputra river cruise, Majuli island, Haflong hill station and Sivasagar.


A little Phulkari, some bhangra, and lots of Lassi, that’s Punjab for you! Take a tractor ride between the mustard fields, salute the brave soldiers at Wagah Border, visit the Golden Temple, and have lots of Lassi. Punjab has the most lively and hospitable people you will ever meet in your life.

Places to visit in Punjab: Amritsar, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Pathankot.

Himachal Pradesh

This one is an escape into nature from the bustling city life. Himachal Pradesh is your go-to destination to enjoy amidst the Himalayas and a bowl full of hot Thukpa.

Places to visit in Himachal Pradesh: Spiti, Rohtang Pass, Kullu-Manali, Dharamshala.


The great Gujarat of India is the sole home of pure Asiatic lions or Indian lions aka Gujarat lions in the world, located in the western part of the country and visited by 20 million domestic and international tourists.

Statue Of Unity is the hightest statue in the world is the major tourist spot of Gujarat along with white beauty from Great Rann of Kutch, hills of Saputara, Indo-Saracenic style and list of religious sites.


Goa is the only state of India visited by largest numbers of international tourists each year and also has the highest GDP per capita among all 28 Indian states plus listed as one of the top 10 Nightlife cities in the world.

Places to visit in Goa: Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Dona Paula, Panaji, Mapusa, Bom Jesus Basilica,Shanta Durga Temple and North Goa beaches with Fort Aguada.


Sikkim is the second smallest state of India after Goa, also the least populous state and home to the highest peak of India, The Kangchenjunga. The Kingdom of Sikkim notable for its climates, alpine forest, biodiversity, tea gardens and the government is promoting tourism with list of industry.

Sikkim is the only state in northeastern India where both casinos and online gambling are allowed, Government promoting gambling industry in Sikkim with more casino licences and online sports betting licenses.


Uttarakhand or Devabhumi is well known for Yoga centers and for the natural environment region of Terai, Bhabar and Bugyals of the Himalayas. Garhwal and Kumaon are two divisions of Uttarakhand housing manytourist spots, ancient temples,hill stations and national parks.

Places to visit in Uttarakhand: Rishikesh,Haridwar,Kedarnath,Auli and Munsiari,Panch Prayag,Panch Kedar, Badrinath,Nainital,Valley of Flowers National Park and Jim Corbett National Park.


Bihar is home to large number of ancient monuments and visited by many tourists from around the world, The ancient universities like Nalanda and Vikramashila and Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya along with Vaishali, Rajgir, Sasaram, Patna Planetarium and Sonepur are the popular places to visit in Bihar for incredible tourism of 2020.

These Indian states offer the best experiences you’ll ever find. Explore the history and culture and help these states strengthen their tourism in the best possible way.

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