Stunning India: Top Alternatives to Crowded Tourist Spots

Overrated or over crowded

Even while India has many beautiful and well-known tourist spots, some may not live up to the hype due to excessive crowds.

Overrated or over crowded

These are ten of India's popular tourism spots:


Puducherry, once charming in French colonial times, is now overly touristy and crowded. The charming streets and beaches continue to be packed primarily with visitors.

Mumbai Beaches

Mumbai's beaches, including Juhu and Chowpatty, are frequently packed with both locals and visitors.

Mumbai Beaches

One of the main causes of the pollution in this area is overtourism.

Taj Mahal, Agra

India's and the world's most visited tourist destination is the Taj Mahal in Agra. There is no denying the allure of this mausoleum made of white marble.

Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Ooty has also turned into a commercialized hill resort. What was once a charming and serene getaway in the hills has lost its allure and grown packed with tourists.

Lonavala-Khandala, Maharashtra

The beauty and atmosphere of these two charming hill stations have been lost to tourism.

Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Similar to Ooty and Shimla, Mussoorie's natural beauty has been diminished by traffic, pollution, congestion, and commercialization.

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

The beauty and appeal of Shimla as a hill station getaway have been diminished by overcrowding,

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

long hours of traffic bottlenecks, and unrestrained development

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Manali used to be a peaceful alpine retreat once. However, Manali is now extremely commercialized, overcrowded, and polluted with clogged streets.

Beaches of Goa

Even while Goa is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and beach parties, a lot of its beaches are now overly crowded and commercialized.

Beaches of Goa

North Goa's Baga and Calangute beaches, among others, are becoming less appealing.

Darjeeling, West Bengal

Darjeeling is well-known for its picturesque landscapes and tea estates. However, Darjeeling's natural beauty is fading due to traffic and overtourism.