India’s Ladakh and Mayurbhanj featured in TIME’s 2023 list of World’s Greatest Places

India’s Ladakh and Mayurbhanj featured in TIME’s 2023 list of World’s Greatest Places

TIME Magazine has recently revealed its annual list of the 50 greatest places in the world for 2023, highlighting destinations that offer unique and sustainable experiences as travel rebounds this year.

This year’s list covers a wide range of locations, from the serene clear blue lagoons and ancient temples to the city where the notorious narco-terrorist Pablo Escobar once resided.

Ladakh, located in the northernmost part of India, is a high-altitude region famous for its breathtaking landscapes, crystal-clear lakes, and snow-capped mountains. The region has a rich cultural heritage, and travellers can experience traditional Ladakhi culture by visiting ancient monasteries and participating in festivals.

Mayurbhanj, on the other hand, is a lesser-known destination located in the eastern state of Odisha. The region is home to a vibrant mix of tribal communities, and travellers can experience their unique culture by visiting weekly tribal markets and participating in traditional dance and music performances.

The list also includes other incredible destinations around the world.

  • Willamette Valley, Oregon
  • Río Grande, Puerto Rico
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Yosemite National Park, California
  • Bozeman, Montana
  • Washington, DC
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Churchill, Canada
  • Dijon, France
  • Pantelleria, Italy
  • Naples, Italy
  • Aarhus, Denmark
  • St Moritz, Switzerland
  • Timisoara, Romania
  • Sylt, Germany
  • Berat, Albania
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Brisbane, Australia
  • Kangaroo Island, Australia
  • Dominica
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Torres del Paine National Park, Chile
  • Pantanal, Brazil
  • Medellín, Colombia
  • Ollantaytambo, Peru
  • Roatán, Honduras
  • Kyoto, Japan
  • Nagoya, Japan
  • Isan, Thailand
  • Phuket, Thailand
  • Jeju Island, South Korea
  • Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Giza and Saqqara, Egypt
  • Chyulu Hills, Kenya
  • Ruhengeri, Rwanda
  • Rabat, Morocco
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Loango National Park, Gabon
  • Freetown Peninsula, Sierra Leone
  • The Red Sea, Saudi Arabia
  • Aqaba, Jordan
  • Jerusalem
  • Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia