10 Most Beautiful States in India

10 Most Beautiful States in India

India is a big country. There are 28 states and 8 Union territories. It is one of the largest countries by area. Not only this but it is one of the most populous countries as well. It has an almost unmatchable diversity around the globe. In this article, we will discuss about the mot beautiful states in India.

Top 10 Most Beautiful States in India

This makes choosing between certain places to visit an absolute nightmare even for people staying in India. However, if aesthetics and beauty are what you want to explore, then below are the 10 most beautiful states in India(not in any particular order):

1. Rajasthan

Rajasthan is famous for its royalty and heritage. It is historically rich in terms of food royalty and scenic beauty. It is often the subject of special treatment by celebrities and the richest in India. This is due to the near oasis-like conditions that make certain places quite romantic or nice to stay.


There are many forts, palaces, forests, hills, and historical monuments to visit. If you plan on visiting, then it is best to explore it during winter as summers tend to be quite hot.

2. Kerala

Kerala is known as ‘gods own country. This southern coastal state is a tropical paradise with lush green forests, hill stations, magnificent beaches, and amazing food. Kerala is a great place to visit for anyone wanting a true to the nature visit.


You can explore the backwaters of Kerala in Alleppey, hill stations such as Munnar, Wayanad, and nature parks such as Eravikulam.  Varkala Beach is a good place as well. It is also famous for its spices and consequently has some good food options.

3. Gujarat

This West Coast city is home to the Asiatic lion and is the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Gujarat is famous for its food, its culture, and people, as well as the many wonderful places of worship. People also look for health insurance while travelling.


Kutch Rann is one of the most famous places in the state where thousands and thousands of people go each year. It is definitely a great place to visit.

4. Assam

Part of the North-eastern group of states, Assam is by far one of the most beautiful places to visit in India. Known worldwide for its beautiful terrace planting and tea estates, Assam is truly a beautiful place.


In this part of the country, a lot of forests, hills, and rivers are located. Naturally, you will be seeing a lot of wildlife, tribal culture as well as some unique dishes.

5. Himachal Pradesh

This mountainous state is very popular among tourists already and for a good reason. Some of the most scenic and beautiful mountain peaks are in the state. Many tourists flock to the state in summer as well as winter.

Himachal Pradesh

Whether it is to escape the summer heat or it is to experience the shivering snow-capped mountains, Himachal Pradesh is busy with tourists around the clock.  It is also a state renowned for extreme sports such as rafting, ziplining, paragliding, and more. So if you have a hunger for thrills, it is a great place to visit.

6. Sikkim

Sikkim is one of the most aesthetically pleasing and beautiful states in the sub-continent. It is home to the famous Siliguri corridor and the second highest peak known as K2 or Kangchenjunga.


Bordering Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet, it is well connected to these foreign places. It has some great scenic places to explore as well as Khangchendzonga National park (UNESCO world heritage site).

7. Goa

Goa is the tiniest state in terms of land area. But do not let him fool you. Economically, it outperforms almost any other state. This is due to its reputation as a tourist magnet.


Goa is a coastal city that has been a jewel on the eastern coast of India. Ancient Portuguese heritage is well preserved here, while Konkani food makes our mouth water. Goa is also known for extravagant parties, Beachside Shacks, casinos, and some good escape rooms.

8. Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir are home to some of the most fascinating and absolutely beautiful places. The pure aesthetic of its valleys and lakes makes this a great tourist destination. There are multiple religious places to visit as well cultures and food to explore. It is a popular place for many bike riders to take a trip as well.  Leh and Ladakh are quite beautiful places to visit as well.

Jammu & Kashmir

9. Madhya Pradesh

Located quite centrally, Madhya Pradesh is a big state with a lot of places to visit. It has some great wildlife parks as well caves. Madhya Pradesh also has a number of rivers passing through, allowing for lush green farmlands and forests to grow.

Madhya Pradesh 

There are a number of important religious places to visit as well as a small range of hills. Madhya Pradesh has three world heritage sites to explore.

10. Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is often known as Dev Bhoomi. This is because Uttarakhand has a huge significance in Hindu Religion. Two of the most sacred rivers originate from the glaciers in the state. While it also has two other religious places that make up for a ‘Char Dham’ yatra or pilgrimage.


Apart from this, Uttarakhand is a mountainous region with many famous peaks, such as Nanda Devi.  It has a good wildlife population due to the presence of Jim Corbett National Park.


India is a beautiful and diverse country. From the deserts of Rajasthan to the backwaters of Kerala to the plain of Madhya Pradesh and Snow Capped mountain of Sikkim, you are spoiled for choice. There are a number of other states and union territories as well to explore. But if you are confused, this is the list of the 10 most beautiful Indian States.


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