Embracing unique adventures is now the norm, with travel enthusiasts favoring uncharted locations over typical spots. Increasingly, countries like Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Sri Lanka, South Korea are trending for their authentic local experiences.
"Sri Lanka, increasingly popular since 2023, offers authentic experiences like Marawila's beaches, luxury stays, water sports, and Negombo's nightlife. Try Pidurangala rock for a unique thrill and don't miss historic Galle's beauty."
Turkmenistan, mostly desert, offers an off-beat experience in its capital, Ashgabat, notable for a Guinness record due to its marble-clad buildings. Must-sees include the Wedding Palace, Kow Ata Underground Lake, Turkmen Carpet museum, the surreal Yangykala Canyon, and UNESCO site Ancient Merv.
Uzbekistan, a Central Asian gem, now welcomes tourists from 39 new countries, including India. Enjoy the Uzbek Ceramic Experience, tour Tashkent's old Mohallas and Chorsu bazaar, walk Khiva's relaxing alleys, visit the Jewish Bukhara, and more.
Explore the picturesque landscapes, rich culture, and pristine lakes of Kyrgyzstan. Enjoy adventurous sports and local cuisines amidst the valleys of Ala-Archa Park, Song Kul and Issyk-Kul lakes. Try the recommended Koumiss treatment for various ailments alongside fun activities.