Survey: 64% Of Indians To Holiday Domestically Post-Covid; Ladakh Tops The List

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by Natasha Monteiro
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In a recent survey conducted by Thomas Cook (India) Ltd & SOTC Travel Ltd, it was found that domestic tourism is set to take centre stage as about 64% of respondents said that would love to travel in India once the lockdown is lifted. Ladakh was the most voted for choice of domestic travel destination in India. Read on for more details!

Survey Results For Indian Travel

I’m a dreamer and I have to say that I dream of better days where I can pack my bags and travel to wherever I want, without worrying about catching a contagious virus and giving it to everyone I meet. Well, while we are sitting at home, we can’t travel but we can create wishlists and take virtual tours and make itineraries. Well, it looks like I’m not the only one. In a recent survey conducted by Thomas Cook (India) Ltd & SOTC Travel Ltd over 2500 consumers in metroes as well as Tier 1 & 2 cities, across age groups, it was found that domestic tourism is about to get a big boost & Ladakh was the number 1 travel destination chosen by maximum respondents.

Also read: Survey Says 93% Indian Employees Are Stressed About Returning Back To Office Post Lockdown

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64% of respondents chose domestic travel as their first choice of holiday. We couldn’t agree more! Why go out of India when there is so much beauty to explore in India. I mean did you know about these Top 15 International Travel Experiences That You Can Tale In India? In fact Curly Tales is also starting its very own I <3 My India series which will take you to the best locations of India and the most beautiful sights within our gorgeous country.

Top Domestic Travel Choices By Indians

As per the survey, Ladakh bagged the top spot with 20% of the respondents opting for the gorgeous mountain terrain as their first choice for a holiday. Well, can you blame them? Ladakh has so much to offer from beautiful landscapes, treks, bike trips, a magnetic hill to the fact that You Can Actually See Two Rivers Meet At Ladakh’s Zanskar-Indus Confluence. Now we know you can’t travel now, so enjoy theis virtual tour of Ladakh right from the comfort of your homes.

The sunshine state of Goa made it to close second with 17% votes. This was followed by the North East (15%), Kerala (11%); Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir. In fact, Himachal Pradesh Plans To Become India’s ‘Quarantine Destination’ For People To Recover Peacefully

Well Goa again is an obvious choice what with it being that mythical land that’s on every person’d wish list, but plans just not working out. Well, this time you know there are no excuses. Once its safe to travel again, make those plans. Here’s some inspiration in the mean while.

In the Indian sub-continent, Bhutan was the top choice by the respondents. The land of mountains and fairytales is indeed a great idea for a international holiday close to home. Not only is Bhutan visa free for Indians but its also easily accessible. Here are 10 Unique Things To Do In Bhutan.

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  • There’s a rumor floating around that the people who love to eat are actually the best people! Natasha firmly believes that the only way to make friends is to buy them food! Her love for food has taken her to many a restaurants and she is a stickler for honest recommendations only! A firm believer in being a star counter & not a calorie counter!