Vietnam, Goa, Bali: Top 10 travel destinations Indians searched for in 2023 on Google

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Google's most-searched travel destinations of 2023

In 2023, travel industry had a great resurgence, reclaiming its prominence after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Exploring various destinations worldwide with loved ones provides a unique and enriching experience. As the year comes to a close, take a look at Google's most searched travel destinations by Indians this year.


Vietnam secured the top spot as the most-searched travel destination on Google in India for 2023. Vietnam stands out with its wealth of history, lively culture, and breathtaking natural scenery. From the vibrant streets of Hanoi to the serene beauty of Ha Long Bay and the historical charm of Hoi An, Vietnam presents a range of diverse experiences.


Goa claimed the second position on the list, celebrated for its serene beaches and year-round appeal. The vibrant nightlife in Goa is highlighted as an essential experience, contributing to unforgettable travel memories for many.


Bali, known as the 'Land of Gods,' secured the third spot, inviting travellers to immerse themselves in nature's embrace. The island's blooming volcanoes and a perfect blend of tropical weather make it an enchanting destination.

Sri Lanka

The largest tea producer in the world, Sri Lanka, earned the fourth spot. Sri Lanka presents a vibrant array of travel experiences, spanning from ancient ruins and sacred temples to stunning beaches and verdant tea plantations.


With popular popular destinations like Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Krabi, and Koh Samui, Thailand secured the fifth position, offering travellers majestic views of tropical beaches, islands and green forests.


Kashmir claimed the sixth spot. The region's sacred places, frozen lakes, houseboats, and snowfall contribute to its unparalleled beauty, making it a must-visit destination. Kashmir is also known as the ‘Heaven on Earth’


Coorg, situated in Karnataka, emerged as the seventh most-searched destination. Renowned for its waterfalls, forts, lakes, and museums, Coorg stands as the most affluent hill station in the state.

Andaman and  Nicobar Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands finished on eighth position, offering a perfect blend of nature's beauty and thrilling adventures. Lush green landscapes and unique cultural experiences make it an ideal destination.


Italy secured the ninth position on the list. With its profound ancient history, enduring art, and mouthwatering cuisine, the country presents a myriad of experiences.


Switzerland earned the tenth spot on the list. A realm of Alpine magnificence, pristine lakes, and picturesque villages, the nation seamlessly integrates tradition with modernity.

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