Monday, 22 August 2016

12 most popular Travel blogs in India

Hello bloggers, here is the list of top travel blogs of India.  These bloggers are famous travel bloggers and are very skilled and professionals. Here we have only 10 Most popular travelers and you can be one of them as there are 2 slots available right now.

 Some Basic factors for selecting top Travel Bloggers in India.

1. Website's traffic.
2. Industry Experience.
3. Popularity.
4. Writing skills.
5. Achievements.
6. User engagements on Blog.
7. Photographic skills.


Top 12 most popular Travel blogs in India

1. Shivya Nath

The Shooting Star

     She is just a girl who travels and At the age of 23 she quit her job. She hitchhiked along Romania's northern countryside, lived with the chocolate farmers in Costa Rica, journeyed along Canada's great wilderness by train and swum with black tip sharks on Malaysia's east coast.
Her world famous travel blog - The Shooting Star - was awarded India's best travel
blog at The Indian Blogger Awards 2013 held by Indiblogger.
She was featured by many news channels out of which BBC Travel and NDTV are enough to show her popularity.
Blog: The Shooting Star
Twitter: @shivya

2. Sankara

Be on the road

     The next on our list is Sankara, a Professional Travel Blogger. He started travelling, blogging in Aug 2009 as a passionate hobby and now it is his career.

     Check out about me section picked up from his blog.
I am one of those people who feels at home when he is on the road. Travel is my life. It is my career. It is my passion. And it is my inspiration. I have been traveling across the world since I left my 8-year old corporate sales and marketing career in the IT industry 6 years ago. I am passionate about de-mystifying the world of travel for Indians, digital marketing, blog management, travel photography and travel consulting. And the output of all this is ‘be on the road’ and its surrounding consulting ecosystem. 
‘BE ON THE ROAD’ is my travel and photography blog. I love travelling, blogging and photography and this is where all those thoughts, pictures and videos find a place to live. It talks about Travel Tips, Travel and Vegetarian Food, Travel and Fashion, Travel and Technology, Travel Gear, Travel, and Finance, Travel and Visas, Travel in India, Experiential Travel Stories, Rich Global Travel Photos and much more.

3. Mridula Dwivedi

Travel Tales From India

     The third, travel blogger who is a big passionate traveler is Mridula Dwivedi. She started her blog in 2005 and in the last year may 2015 she quit her job as a professor. Her blog helped her in seeing world sharing her experience with her audience.
She has been featured on the BBC, the Guardian, National Geographic TV, Yahoo! India Lifestyle, Gonomad Writer Profile, RediffRediff Adventure Travel, to name a few.
She was invited by Tourism Malaysia to Kuala Lumpur as a speaker in their travel blogging conference. She has worked with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, South African Tourism Board, Jordan Tourism Board, Cambodia Tourism Board, Sabah Tourism Board to name a few. She has worked as a blogger/writer with Taj Safari, Suryagarh Jaisalmer, Della Adventure Lonavala, Fisherman’s Lodge Bhimtal The Chalets Naldhera, Sky Waltz Hot Air Balloon Safari and more. She was invited by Silk Air, Makemytrip, Nokia on overseas trips.
Every word speaks the popularity of her blogging skills.

4. Prasad Np

Desi Traveller

     Prasad  comes with decades of experience in startups as well as well-established global companies where he headed India Operations. Prasad has scaled up operations from scratch and built the business in multiple domains as varied as healthcare to financial services for global companies across geographies servicing portfolios worth billions of dollars.
As the itch to click got stronger Prasad decided to switch to photography and writing full time. Prasad refuses to be labeled and clicks people, wildlife and travel pictures with equal passion. He writes the popular travel blog from India desi Traveler, and his work has appeared in both online and print media. 

     The beauty The of desi Traveler blog is that it is read by real readers, and by that, we mean his readership is far beyond just the blogging community. Desi Traveler is read by real people who come to Prasad’s blog for practical information, breathtaking pictures and actually visit that destination.

     Prasad has worked on prestigious assignments for global brands like Sony, Oppo, Tata Motors --- Mercedez Benz also. He was part of the first Kerala Blog Express, where Kerala Tourism has invited travel writers from around the world.  Prasad has worked with tourism boards of countries like Jordan, Thailand, and Singapore. Prasad has traveled to more than 10 countries around the world and 22 States in India. Prasad regularly invests and consults travel startups and help them formulate their go to market strategy and identify a profitable niche. Besides his own blog, Prasad's work has appeared in print media in prestigious magazines like Lonely Planet, JetWings International, Indian Express, Travel + Leisure to name a few.  

     Prasad is also a certified Eco-volunteer for tiger conservation and has worked as a volunteer with The Karnataka Forest Department and has walked in the Bandipur forests with forest guards, staying with them in the Anti-Poaching camp as part of his training, something he is very proud of. Prasad also volunteers his time and manages the social media accounts of one of the largest adventure travel clubs in India with more than 50,000 followers.

5. Arun Bhat

Indian Travel and photography blog

     Arun Bhat, is one of the top travel bloggers in India who loves to share his true travel experiences.
Over the years, he has published his works in several magazines, newspapers and leading companies. He regularly leads photography tours for Darter photography and conduct photography workshops in several cities across India. Just Visit to join a photography tour led by him.
Here are some achievements of him. 
  1. Winner of prestigious HIPA international photography award (2014) in Dubai
  2. Winner of Tamron Photography Challenge India, 2013
  3. Winner – Best Travel & Wildlife Photographer India at GCCA Bangalore

6. Joshi Daniel

Joshi daniel pghotography

     Joshi Daniel loves to share photographs and started his photo blog on 1, August 2008. His images are of high quality and are always exciting.
He only uses different shades of grey for every content on his site. And without having colours, his photographs are worth a million dollars.

Featured as the GoPro Photo of the Day, and won the 2015, 2014, BlogAdda award in the ‘Photo & Video‘ category.
Exhibited his images at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2011, held in Mumbai under the theme ‘Faces’.

7. Deepti Asthana

DA Travelography
     For Deepti Asthana aka ‘DA’ life revolves around her travels, experiences and photography. Travelling and photography is where she finds solace.Recognized as the top photo blogger of 2016 recently, Deepti’s photos will help you relive her travel experiences, and connect with the instant positivity that strikes you through the photos and brings a smile. Deepti is representing Indian solo female travelers who are breaking stereotypes and pursuing their dreams.

     Deepti was awarded by UNESCO as International Youth photographer for their annual report on child education. From an engineer to a self learned photographer Deepti has touched the different genre of photography from Travel to Documentary and her blog has constantly been ranked as Top Travel blogger of India. 'DA Travelography' is an excellent collection of photo stories and travelogue. With the camera as her powerful weapon in the name of her recent project Women of India , where the photographs capture the everyday battles these women are fighting, not for a personal or political agenda, but mere survival.

     She has exhibited her work in various national and international platforms in group exhibitions. Recently her images have won the National Travel photo contest for the portraying culture of Northeastern states - Meghalaya and Nagaland.

8. Siddharth joshi

Sid the wanderar

     Sid The Wanderer is a travel and living blog founded by Siddharth is of of the most popular and most followed travel blogs in India. He shares his stories of travels from across the world, along with travel and photography tips. He is extremely passionate about inspiring the world around him to travel more, as he.
     He truly believes that only travelling can break barriers and make us more tolerant of our differences. He hopes sometime in his lifetime, he could throw his passport in a bin and travel freely across the world :) and currently he is working on a project called 'World Without Borders' to meet this end.
     His work has been appreciated by and published in both International and national media, including CNN International, Times of India, Hindustan Times, Asian Age, Huffington Post, The Social Story and many more. 
He also have worked extensively with tourism boards across the world, including Switzerland, Jordan, Singapore, Germany, Spain among others.
This year he also spoke at a TEDx event in Mumbai about his work using travel and storytelling as a means of bringing the world closer - World Without Borders.'  His innovative idea was well appreciated and enjoyed by the audience there.

9. Venkat Ganesh

Indian backpack motorbike

     The founder of India Backpack Motorbike travel blog, shares the experiences he has while travelling so that you can enjoy your trips in a more fashionable way. Just like others, he quit his job to explore the beautiful country India.
     India Backpack Motorbike aims to share travel experiences through posts about places, people, food, cultures and beautiful discoveries that amaze you to your last breath and beyond. It's about taking doing things that you never knew existed or though where possible, breaking the shackles of the old school and taking the road less travelled. India Backpack Motorbike will influence and inspire you to travel. As Mark Twain said “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover”


10. Arti S

My yatra diary

     Arty S founder of My Yatra Diary... is a 6 year old and rapidly growing travel blog. This blog is geared towards travel loving people of all ages, backgrounds and nationality that began its journey in the blogging world since November 2009. The site features a variety of travel-related content, including travel stories and tips, destination guides and travel photos from destinations - primarily India and also abroad. Attracting around 60,000 monthly pageviews,

     My Yatra Diary... has ​been constantly featured as one of the top Indian travel blogs in several media like Hotel Depot's - Top 30 Travel Sites from India, Thrillophilia's top 25 Indian travel bloggers, The expeditions - Top 50 Travel websites in the world (based on Google Analytics stats), and has bagged several awards including all expenses paid trips to Japan courtesy Expedia and Melbourne courtesy Tourism Victoria and IndiBlogger among others.

11. Niranjan Das

Tales of nomad

      Niranjan Das is a travel blogger who only loves being on the road. Be it long bike rides or treacherous trekking or leisure holidaying or backpacking through the countryside or an engrossing train journey, he loves to do anything and everything that involves travel. His dream of setting foot on every single country on planet earth and meeting adorable strangers, traversing untrodden roads, learning new tongue twister languages, tasting mouth watering cuisines, studying vibrant cultures, experiencing breathtaking adventures and capturing exotic landscapes.
He finds atlas and travelogues as the most exciting books. He believes life is a travelogue and we are all nomads.

12. Shubham Mansingka

A boy who travels

     He is a traveller who gave up a normal life to follow his dreams. He was struggling with asthma until travel freed him of all his worries, now he treks in the high Himalayas. He is a full time travel blogger, A freelance photographer, and a social media addict too. He has been published in HuffPost, HT Brunch, The Hindu Sunday Magazine and Mint Lounge.

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  3. Hi Amit Singh Bhandari,

    May I know how you came up with these names? How you calculated the popularity ? What math did you apply? :-) If I am not asking for more, there has to be some logic, formula behind these lists or is it a personal choice? :-)

    Thanks in advance.


    1. here are few logic:
      1. Website's traffic.
      2. Experience.
      3. Popularity.
      4. Writing skills.
      5. Achievements.
      6. Comments on Blog.
      7. Photographic skills.


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