SkyScanner which is a travel booking portal and app even curates content based on its research and according to its recent findings, here are the top five destinations that will emerge in 2017. They crunched data for the past three years and came up with these destinations that Indian travelers are likely to explore in 2017. So if you havent planned where to go next year, take a pick from any of these. ALSO SEE Where to go in India in the long weekends of 2017 Also Read - To Fight COVID-19, PM Modi Launches 'CARES Fund', Urges Citizens to Donate
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Singapore is a hop, skip, jump away from India and so the airfare isnt too high. You can expect more number of Indian tourists visiting the country in 2017 to explore its wonders. Singapore has several direct flights and recently, it even introduced free visa for Indians in transit. So if you have a stopover in Singapore, you can extend your trip and explore it as well before you take your next flight. Now, doesnt that sound like a good deal? ALSO SEE 10 best places to visit in Europe Also Read - Can Feed 4 Lakh People From Today Onwards: Kejriwal Ramps up Efforts to Rescue Migrant Workers Amid COVID-19 Lockdown
Australia has also seen an increase in the number of Indian tourists visiting it. Even though Land Down Under is not very affordable, Indians are willing to spend money and even get their moneys worth thanks to the beautiful beaches, wildlife, natural wonders like Great Barrier Reef and manmade attractions like Sydney Harbor, Opera House and more. Australia has also been showcased well in Bollywood movies further generating an interest among Indian tourists. ALSO SEE Cheap return air tickets to Europe under Rs 30,000
Another emerging destination is Malaysia, a Southeast Asian nation that isnt too far away. Malaysia is likely to be in demand as it has something to offer to every kind of tourist. For city lovers there is Kuala Lumpur, for beach lovers who just want to relax there is Langkawi and for a hilly retreat, there is Cameron Highlands. Genting is also becoming popular thanks to the nightlife as it has casinos, shopping malls, resorts and more. Malaysia already has large number Indian tourists visiting it and 2017 is predicted to the year when more explore this country. ALSO SEE 10 most peaceful places in India
Maldives saw a huge number of Indian tourists including several celebrities in 2016 and 2017 promises to be even bigger for it. The island nation is a perfect escape for couples and families who want to relax in a villa overlooking the Indian Ocean or indulge in water sports like snorkelling, sailing, etc. The airfare to Maldives isnt too high however, to truly enjoy its beauty, we recommend splurging on your resort stay. ALSO SEE International honeymoon packages under Rs 1.5 lakh
With several Indian travelers wanting to go on adventure holiday, South Africa is slowly becoming the go-to destination for Indians and the trend will only grow in 2017. Many celebs too have explored this nation and have come back with amazing photos. From wildlife safaris, stay in lodges, vineyards, road trips and sunny weather, South Africa has a lot to offer to the intrepid traveler and Indians are willing to spend an extra buck to get this experience. ALSO SEE Top international packages for women
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