Global travel authority Lonely Planet has unveiled its top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value destinations for next year Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020 book released. Madhya Pradesh being one of the most diverse tourist destinations has been honored as top 3rd best value destination of the world. The state offers wildlife spotting at a lower cost than in Africa. It also boasts sites like Khajuraho’s temples with fewer crowds than neighbouring Rajasthan. The state is blessed with rich wildlife experiences, marvelous heritage, divine pilgrim spots, several architectural wonders and food to suit everybody’s taste. With these many diverse aspects to explore in the heart of incredible India, the tourists here not just enjoy their holidays to the fullest but also take back memorable experiences to narrate.
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Each year, Lonely Planet’s best in travel lists start with nominations from Lonely Planet’s vast community of editors, researchers,locals and influencers, and decided and ranked by a panel of judges. The outcome is an eclectic list of destinations with unique, compelling and topical reasons to visit in the year ahead as well as underlying travel trends to look for.
Officials of Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board quoted, “It’s a great matter of pride for us that Madhya Pradesh has ranked under top three best value destinations of the world, Madhya Pradesh tourism has always appreciated the people’s support and acknowledges their efforts in creating new milestones for the State and its offerings. We highly appreciate the contribution of tourism industry in various forms and always try to set new International standards in the field of hospitality and services.”
Director and General Manager, Lonely Planet India Seshadri said, “The travel community eagerly awaits this list across the Globe to encourage visits to these spots. Madhya Pradesh enjoy a strategic location being surrounded by five other states in the country. Heartland of the Nation, Madhya Pradesh by virtue of its central location and with the number of infrastructure projects is very tourist friendly.”
Top 10 Best Value
- East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
- Budapest, Hungary
- Madhya Pradesh, India
- Buffalo, USA
- Cape Winelands, South Africa
- Athens, Greece
- Zanzibar, Tanza